assault rifles

The VICE Guide to Right Now

It's 2018 and People Are Wearing Bullet Crowns and Praying with Their AR-15s

Everything is fine.
Drew Schwartz
3.1.18
guns

Is the AR-15 a 'Weapon of War'?

A key court ruling this week may encourage more states to ban assault weapons.
Alex Yablon
2.24.17
News

Americans Stocked up on Assault Rifles Before Election Day

With anxiety swirling about Hillary Clinton's expected win in the presidential race, gun dealers reported a spike in sales of assault weapons.
Alex Yablon
11.9.16
News

California Gun Owners Are Lashing Out Against New Firearms Laws

The tough new state laws start rolling out next year, but many gun owners say they simply won't comply.
Paul von Zielbauer
8.10.16
News

The States Where You Can Buy Assault Rifles but Not Medical Weed

America is almost as weird about pot as it is about gun laws.
Patrick Hilsman
6.15.16
News

How Orlando Mourned Victims of the Pulse Massacre Last Night

"We're not afraid."
Brian Freskos
6.14.16
News

America Is Stuck with Assault Weapons

Despite the pleas of gun control advocates, it doesn't seem likely that the country will do much to prevent another Orlando.
Harry Cheadle
6.13.16
the internet

Cooking Bacon on the Barrel of Your Gun Is the Most American Thing Ever

Gun enthusiasts are taking to YouTube to show off their favorite new culinary appliance for cooking up a few bacon strips: assault rifles. This is the new face of patriotism.
Hilary Pollack
7.3.15
Features

The Cartel Gunsmiths

A homebrew gun club for a rising Mexican gang used maker-style milling tech to produce AR-15s from scratch. Was it a one-off novelty, or an omen?
Brian Anderson
6.24.15
News

Forensic Psychiatrists Weigh in on What the Ramblings in the Colorado Theater Shooter's Journal Mean

There are explicit plans to murder people in James Holmes's journal. But does any of the material suggest the guy behind the Aurora murders is "not guilty by reason of insanity"?
Mike Pearl
5.28.15
News

The World's Most Famous Assault Rifle Is Getting Rebranded

The AK-47 is possibly the most recognizable weapon on earth, and it's getting a new logo and ad campaign.
Ben Makuch
12.3.14
Travel

I Got Caught Up in Tribal Warfare in Papua New Guinea

The hills I lived in have seen countless battles over the last few thousand years. With weapons made of stone and wood, victory relied on skill, but didn't always result in the death of the enemy. Assault rifles will change everything.
Sam Nallen Copley
9.22.14
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