How Jeff Sessions Made False Assertions to Justify the Expansion of Military Supplies for Police
The attorney general mischaracterized Obama-era restrictions while citing a study that actually says new computers reduce crime more than heavy weapons do.
American Gun Laws and the Tragedy of the False Negative
Assuming an armed person is harmless when he is, in fact, dangerous, could well be the last mistake someone ever makes. But the default setting for gun laws in the United States assumes just that.
You Can Change Laws Without Changing Hearts and Minds
Yes, America has a strong gun culture, but laws can be changed nonetheless.
The Psychological Reason Local Police Don’t Need the Military's Left-Over Weapons
President Obama’s new ban on military equipment for local law enforcement is about more than just excessive force.
In Big Win for Defense, Obama Rolls Back Limits on Arms Exports
Critics, including some who’ve worked on enforcing arms export laws, say the changes could undermine efforts to prevent arms smuggling to Iran and others.
Keeping a Human Finger on the Killer Robot's Trigger
The U.N. wants to hit pause on autonomous killing machines right now—before the robotic cat is out of the bag.