Expelled and Reinstated Tenn. State Rep. Pearson Condemns ‘Silencing’ of Legislators at Harvard IOP Forum
Tennessee State Rep. Justin J. Pearson and March For Our Lives co-founder David M. Hogg ’23 discussed the dynamics of state politics, gun reform, and right-wing criticism at a Wednesday evening Harvard Institute of Politics forum.
Roughly Half of Young Americans Face Feelings of Depression or Anxiety, Harvard IOP Youth Poll Finds
Roughly 55 percent of Americans under 30 years old reported feeling “nervous, anxious, or on edge” and 47 percent reported feeling “down, depressed or hopeless” at least several days in the last two weeks in a new survey of young adults released by the Harvard Institute of Politics Monday.
Harvard Affiliates Rally for Gun Control Reform Following Nashville Shooting
More than 100 Harvard affiliates, Boston-area residents, and gun control advocates gathered at the steps of Widener Library Tuesday evening to rally for stricter gun legislation.
Harvard IOP Youth Poll Finds Majority of Young Americans Support Stricter Gun Laws
A new Harvard Institute of Politics poll found that 63 percent of young Americans support stricter gun laws, according to early results released Tuesday.
Protesters Condemn City Manager, Renew Calls to Name Officers Involved in Killing of Sayed Faisal
More than 100 protesters condemned Cambridge City Manager Yi-An Huang ’05 and other city officials during a Monday rally and teach-in at City Hall for not releasing the names of officers involved in the January police killing of Sayed Faisal.
Harvard Affiliates, Experts React with Measured Hope to Bipartisan Gun Safety Deal Following Nationwide Rallies
Just a day after thousands of people across the United States rallied for stronger federal and state action on gun control, a group of 20 senators announced a bipartisan deal to curb gun violence Sunday.
‘No Other Choice’: Harvard Affiliates March With Thousands Across the Country for Gun Control
Harvard affiliates rallied with thousands across the country for gun control Saturday, calling for more robust state and federal legislation.
HKS Hosts Anti-Asian Violence Webinar with Southern Poverty Law Center President
Southern Poverty Center President and CEO Margaret Huang and gun control activist Shannon Watts discussed the recent rise in anti-Asian violence and the mass shooting in Atlanta last week at a Wednesday Harvard Kennedy School webinar.
Cambridge Police to Retire Camouflage Uniforms, Reduce Weapon Inventory
The Cambridge Police Department will reduce its inventory of long guns and less-than-lethal weapons and will retire officers’ camouflage uniforms, the department announced Tuesday.
Harvard Rescinds Parkland Student’s Admissions Offer Over Racist 2017 Comments
Harvard College rescinded its offer of admission to Parkland, Fla. school shooting survivor and gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv earlier this month for racist comments he made in high school, according to an announcement he made on Twitter Monday.
Gunshots in Harvard Square
Cars drive through the intersection of JFK Street and Eliot Street in Harvard Square, where a gunshot incident occurred early Sunday morning.
Gun Control Bill Driven by Recent Grad Becomes Massachusetts Law
An “extreme risk protection order” firearms bill inspired by recent Harvard alumnus Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 is now Massachusetts law.
Reed Shafer-Ray '18 Fights for Gun Reform
Reed T. Shafer-Ray '18 has been working for the past year to get two different gun control-related bills into the Massachusetts House.
Medical School Gun Violence Rally
Harvard Medical School students rally against gun violence in front of Gordon Hall.