gun control

guns

Gun Control Will Only Happen if Gun Families Make It Happen

"Gun owners have the same value system that all Americans do, which is that we want to keep our families safe."
Rosemary Westwood
11.5.18
guns

Mental Health Providers Can’t Stop Mass Shootings

Most mentally ill people are not violent. In fact, they’re more likely to be victims than perpetrators.
Ankita Rao
11.2.18
true crime

A Teen’s Murder Inspired a Bill to End Road-Rage Shootings in Pennsylvania

The proposed law comes after the tragic death of 18-year-old Bianca Roberson and conviction of David Desper.
Jennifer Mascia
10.15.18
extremism

NRA Membership Dues Tanked Last Year

The gun rights super-group took out a big loan from its own foundation in what experts said might be a sign of serious cashflow problems.
John Cook
9.21.18
Views My Own

You Can't Talk About Guns Without Talking About Race

As with most things in America, owning and using a gun for political purposes is perceived very differently if you're a person of color.
Krishna Andavolu
9.17.18
Views My Own

Guns Make You and Your Family Less Safe, Not More

The evidence is pretty overwhelming.
Krishna Andavolu
9.14.18
Views My Own

Do Media Companies Report Too Much on Mass Shooters?

Sound, iterative journalism can keep rumor-mongering at bay—unless it feeds a "contagion" effect of violence.
Krishna Andavolu
9.13.18
Views My Own

Should We Regulate Guns Like Cars?

From a manufacturer’s perspective, firearms get the kid-gloves treatment. Does that actually make sense?
Krishna Andavolu
9.12.18
Views My Own

Banning the AR-15 Won't Solve the Mass Shooting Crisis

Instead, we should force gun owners to buy insurance and collectivize some of the risks of deadly assault weapons.
Krishna Andavolu
9.10.18
law

Four Reasons Brett Kavanaugh Is Scary That Go Way Beyond Abortion

Yes, he could cast the key vote reversing Roe v. Wade. But there's a lot more about this guy that should freak you out.
Matt Taylor
9.10.18
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