Donald Trump’s Bigotry Is Not About MuslimsHe has the same beefs with blacks, Latinos, and other minorities.
The Angle: Two Days After Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on gun control after Orlando, Trump’s latest crop of fibs, and how to comfort a crying child.
A Better Way to Limit Mass Shooting CarnageIt’s not about the type of gun. It’s how many rounds it can fire without reloading.
A Tragic FarceDonald Trump’s anti-terror speech was full of lies. His supporters will eat it up.
The Angle: Heartbroken, Again Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on the shootings in Orlando.
Don’t Tie Gun Control to the Terrorist Watch ListHillary Clinton and Barack Obama are wrong on this one.
“Some Mock and Tepid Ritual of Sanctity”Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes on why the House’s moments of silence are an abomination.
Violence Against Gay People Is Not Going AwayTarah Demant of Amnesty International USA on the danger of hateful rhetoric at home and abroad.
Real BiasLessons for Donald Trump from the Supreme Court’s latest judicial recusal ruling.
The Supreme Court Deals a Blow to Puerto Rican SovereigntyAnd hints at an even bigger constitutional battle to come.
Omar Mateen Had a “Modern Sporting Rifle”The firearms industry doesn’t call the gun he used in Orlando an assault weapon. It prefers a less threatening name.
What Gun Control Advocates Can Learn From AbolitionistsSlave ownership was once as entrenched in American life as gun ownership.
Why Obama Can’t Do Anything About GunsThe problem isn’t the president or Congress or “special interests.” It’s us.
The Second Amendment HoaxHow the NRA and conservatives have perverted the meaning of the right to bear arms.
Roads & Kingdoms
A City “With Its Back to the Sea”The Georgian port city of Poti strives to modernize as a tourist destination.
Does Terrorism Help Donald Trump?His swaggering, self-aggrandizing response to the Orlando shooting revealed the GOP candidate’s terrifying electoral strengths and clear political weaknesses.
Trump’s Response to Orlando Is Exactly What ISIS WantsPolarization, immoderation, attacks on civilians and Islam: ISIS's wish list is Trump's platform.
Omar Mateen, Lone-Wolf Terrorist What does it mean that the Orlando shooter pledged allegiance to ISIS?
A Theological Case for Low ExpectationsDonald Trump and the religious right are still trying to get used to each other.
Leftists for Trump: What Is to Be Done About These Insufferable Nihilists?Politics is not about your personal catharsis.
The Angle: So Scared Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on plastic bag bans, the death of Kimbo Slice, and why Republicans can’t distance themselves from Trump.
The Wall Street Journal Has Lost Its MindThe advice it’s giving Paul Ryan and the Republican Party is transparently absurd.