gun rights

gun debate

What Is the Relationship Between Gun Ownership and Mental Health?

Our new series 'Maybe I'm Wrong' wants to spur meaningful conversation around the gun debate.
Krishna Andavolu
9.6.18
extremism

Court Documents Show the NRA's Unhinged Rhetoric Being Used Against It

The gun-rights giant says it's bleeding money, and a legal battle with its old insurance broker suggests politics are a big part of the problem.
Alex Yablon
Mike Spies
8.8.18
Militias

Armed Militias Have a Choice to Make After Charlottesville

One prominent group has issued a "stand down order," saying it feared being associated with racist protesters.
Ben Hallman
8.15.17
gun control

The Good Guy with a Gun Theory, Debunked

Analyzing 37 years of data, a Stanford team finds no basis for a theory at the heart of the modern gun-rights movement.
Alex Yablon
7.3.17
guns

Why Gun People Are High on Neil Gorsuch

An influential Second Amendment lawyer expects Trump's Supreme Court pick to expand Constitutional protections to guns in public spaces.
Mike Spies
3.27.17
guns

Why It's So Easy for the Mentally Ill to Get and Keep Guns in America

The alleged Fort Lauderdale airport shooter was one of several recent high-profile gunmen who suffered from psychiatric issues but did not meet the high bar for a firearms ban.
Maura Ewing
1.10.17
News

How Trump Could Make It Way Easier to Carry a Gun Across America

States that impose tough rules for concealed carry could be undermined by the loose standards in places like Utah under President Trump.
Alex Yablon
11.21.16
News

A Trump Gun Guy's To-Do List for the New White House

"I am looking forward to helping protect and defend the Second Amendment over the course of a generation or two," he said, noting he was cleaning his gun as he spoke.
Dan Friedman
11.16.16
News

How the US Government Makes Gun Records Impossible to Trace

The agency gets more than 1,000 requests for gun traces each day. But even small-town libraries have better record-keeping systems.
Dan Friedman
9.6.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Founder of Black Guns Matter on How to Reduce Urban Violence

"Guns are everywhere in my neighborhood. I want my community to know what bullets can do—and how they can exercise their rights."
Maj Toure, as told to Mike Spies
8.23.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Trump’s ‘Second Amendment People’ Already Think They Have the Right to Fight the Government with Guns

A constitutional law professor explains the origins of "insurrectionist theory," and its role in the modern gun rights movement.
Olivia Li
8.16.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Misty Plowright Is More Than Just One of America's First Trans Congressional Candidates

The Colorado congressional candidate is a long-shot to win her conservative district. But she's determined to pull it off—with or without the Democratic Party's help.
Mason Miller
8.12.16