Dan Friedman

crime

Meet the Hardliner Jeff Sessions Picked to Crack Down on Violent Crime

He really, really likes putting people in prison.
Dan Friedman
3.16.17
guns

Trump's Promised Crackdown on Gun Crimes Is Coming into Focus

The new president has been tweeting wildly about gun violence in cities like Chicago for a while now. But will his attorney general pick actually go after shady gun traffickers?
Dan Friedman
1.26.17
News

The Military Isn't Waiting for Trump's Inauguration to Allow Private Guns on Bases

A Trump campaign pledge gets preempted by Pentagon brass amid concern about shootings on military property.
Dan Friedman
11.23.16
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 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

A Group of GOP Senators Is Refusing to Bow to the NRA

A compromise bill to close the terror gap is still viable—but Republican leaders in Congress seem determined to get in the way.
Dan Friedman
6.30.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Democrats in Congress Are Revolting Against the GOP Over Gun Control

Amid the House sit-in, Democrats in the Senate are trying to back Republicans into a corner on the issue of closing the terror gap.
Dan Friedman
6.23.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Can Congress Rescue a Bill to Close the 'Terror Gap'?

A Republican bill began to pick up bipartisan support after four gun bills failed in the Senate Monday. But will it be enough?
Dan Friedman
6.21.16
News

Criminals Are Flooding Vermont to Trade Guns for Heroin

The opioid addiction crisis is the latest headache for New England officials trying to stop interstate gun trafficking.
Dan Friedman
6.2.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Meet the Last NRA Democrat

The gun lobby's support for congressional Democrats has plunged. So far in 2016, the NRA has given just $1,000 to a single candidate.
Dan Friedman
5.20.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Smart Strategy Behind Hillary Clinton's Gun Control Stance

New voter models show that in the Democratic primary, the gun issue resonates most in the districts where electoral prizes are the biggest.
Dan Friedman
4.22.16