Marquette Wire

A Shot in the Dark: The Conversation around Gun Violence

Joseph Beaird, Investigative Reporter

April 22, 2020

From the Milwaukee Courthouse to Red Arrow Park, Linnea Stanton marches with over 8,000 people. The crowd is young, mostly students who have taken to the streets in opposition to gun violence. It's March 24, 2018. Stanton is at M...

Marquette Law poll suggests support for increased gun control

Jason Kurtyka

March 26, 2013

A Marquette Law School poll released on March 19 found that a majority of Wisconsinites favor increased gun control, with 81 percent of respondents said support for expanding background checks at private gun sales and gun shows. Lara...

Gov. Walker’s budget to include more funding for mental health

Jason Kurtyka

February 7, 2013

In response to recent mass shootings in Wisconsin and across the country, Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers in Madison said they are going to make mental health care a higher priority for the state. On Wednesday, this new initiative...

Editorial: Arguments on gun violence need to consider more incidents

February 7, 2013

Gun control has become a hot-button issue in the wake of multiple mass shootings in 2012, especially the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Pundits and politicians on both sides of the aisle have begun...