As the Republican Senate Blocks Reform, States Pass Their Own Gun-Control Laws
Since their governors' offices flipped to Democrat, New Mexico and Nevada have paved the way on gun reform.
Viewfinder: Trump Supporters Take Selfies at the National Rifle Association's Annual Meeting
Skippy Thomas, a member of the National Rifle Association, takes a selfie with President Donald Trump in the background during the NRA's annual meeting at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 26th, 2019.
Democrats Used to Disagree About Gun Control. The 2020 Candidates Don't.
The current crop of frontrunners in the 2020 Democratic primary show the homogenization of the left's views on combating gun violence.
Why Won't the Government Let Me Study Gun Violence?
In the two decades since the Dickey Amendment, national data collection on gun-related injuries and deaths has been underfunded at best and systematically undermined at worst.
NRA Scores Two Victories Against California Gun-Control Laws
Two pending gun control laws in California have been stalled following challenges from the National Rifle Association.
The One Law That Could Help Bring About an End to America's Gun Crisis
The right move isn't to legislate; it's to repeal.
Should People on the Terrorist Watch List Face Closer Scrutiny Before Buying a Gun?
Pacific Standard's primer on the "terrorist gap."
America Will Never Embrace Gun Control Under Barack Obama
Why Obama's election also yielded a strange new obsession with gun rights.
The Supreme Court Green-Lighted Gun-Control Legislation
In a 5-4 decision, the SCOTUS blocked a conservative effort to overturn a law that makes it illegal to buy a gun for someone else. While the ruling maintains the status quo by preserving long-standing legislation, it opens the door for stricter limits on gun ownership.
Democrats Push to Restart Funding for Gun Violence Research
New legislation would increase CDC funding for gun violence research from zero dollars to $10 million. The NRA calls the push “unethical” and an “abuse of taxpayer funds.”
Should We Give the CDC Money to Study Gun Violence?
Republicans don't think so.
Mark Wahlberg Is the Missing Link in Bloomberg's Gun-Control Plan
Forget money and the mom-vote—it's a question of charisma.