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Docs vs. Glocks Shows the Threat to Free Speech Is the Pro-Gun Right

Florida Republicans argue that the Second Amendment trumps the First Amendment. They’re wrong.

Low Concept
Feb. 22 2017 8:25 PMParenting Your Toddler PresidentThe Terrible Seventies don’t have to be terrible! Try these six great tips.
The Angle
Feb. 22 2017 6:32 PMThe Angle: Least Anti-Semitic Person EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s false-flag rhetoric, resistance through chart domination, and dangerously comforting parody tweets.
Politics
Feb. 22 2017 10:48 AM“Rogue” Twitter Feeds as Liberal Self-CareWhy we can’t stop retweeting @AngryWHStaffer, @RoguePOTUSStaff, and fake Sally Yates.
Fiction
Feb. 22 2017 10:01 AM“Slippernet”Is it ethical to force empathy on your enemy?
The Angle
Feb. 21 2017 6:02 PMThe Angle: One Month In EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the damage done in Trump’s first month, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, and parenting a gender-nonconforming child.
Fascism
Feb. 21 2017 4:29 PM“A Unique Death Cult”How the Romanian Iron Guard blended nationalistic violence with Christian martyrdom to spread a singularly morbid fascist movement.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 21 2017 10:01 AMThe Enabler in ChiefThe White House counsel is supposed to rein in the president’s worst impulses. That’s not Don McGahn’s style.
War Stories
Feb. 20 2017 7:10 PMTrump Just Hired the Army’s Smartest OfficerBut will Lt. Gen. McMaster be permitted to do his job?
Cover Story
Feb. 20 2017 5:45 AMIt’s BadThe first month of the Trump presidency has been more cruel and destructive than the majority of Americans feared. The worst is yet to come.
Politics
Feb. 17 2017 5:12 PMTrump’s Chaos Has Real ConsequencesWhen the White House refuses to acknowledge the truth of deportation force plans, it serves multiple nefarious purposes.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 17 2017 3:21 PMIs ICE Out of Control?Two troubling cases suggest immigration officials may have intentionally broken the law while policing.
Fascism
Feb. 17 2017 2:06 PMRomania: Bloody, Mystical Fascism From the EastThe third episode of our Slate Academy asks if the experience of Romania changes our understanding of fascism’s origins.
The Slate Quiz
Feb. 17 2017 5:51 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Fiction
Feb. 16 2017 7:14 PM“What Someone Else Does Not Want Printed”Comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted.
Politics
Feb. 16 2017 4:58 PMSee No EvilThe GOP’s terrible excuses for refusing to investigate the Flynn affair.
This Week in Trump
Feb. 22 2017 8:16 PMThis Week in Trump: Deportation NationAnti-immigrant orders, a new national security adviser, and an attack on the Fourth Estate.
Politics
Feb. 22 2017 4:51 PMMaking America Meh AgainDonald Trump’s first month has produced a big bowl of nothing.
Interrogation
Feb. 22 2017 10:35 AMWhat Does North Korea Want?A missile. An assassination. B.R. Myers on the logic behind a regime’s provocative month.
Politics
Feb. 21 2017 9:54 PMRelease Michael Flynn’s FBI InterviewLet’s find out how far Trump went to protect his former national security adviser.  
Politics
Feb. 21 2017 5:15 PMDonald Trump’s Jewish ProblemThe president’s dalliance with anti-Semitic rhetoric should be disturbing to all Americans.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 21 2017 1:48 PMJustice Sotomayor Takes Aim at Lethal InjectionIn a striking dissent, the justice slams the “horrifying deaths” that result from “our most cruel experiment yet.”
Jurisprudence
Feb. 20 2017 8:12 PMA Supreme Court ConundrumA federal agent standing on U.S. soil shot and killed someone across the border in Mexico. Was the shooting unconstitutional?
Interrogation
Feb. 20 2017 6:56 PMThe Intellectual Who Might Get Through to Donald TrumpLt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is known for critiquing the military’s decision-making process. Expect him to deliver blunt advice to the president, says Andrew Exum.
The Angle
Feb. 17 2017 5:17 PMThe Angle: “Careened Into Total Absurdity” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the false promises of sanctuary cities, how social media favors the outsider, and Trump’s (latest) public humiliation.
Politics
Feb. 17 2017 3:23 PMWas Trump Warned That Flynn Misled the FBI?Flynn’s interview prompted a warning to the White House. Was Trump not told, or does he not care?
Jurisprudence
Feb. 17 2017 2:39 PMThe False Promise of Sanctuary CitiesFor many undocumented immigrants, the protections offered by left-leaning cities mean nothing at all.
The Good Fight
Feb. 17 2017 9:29 AMEnemy of the Status QuoSocial media isn’t bad or good—it favors outsiders, regardless of their aims.
War Stories
Feb. 16 2017 11:21 PMTrump’s Public HumiliationBy rejecting the national security adviser job, Robert Harward gave cover to every professional who wants to turn the president down.
The Angle
Feb. 16 2017 6:01 PMThe Angle: Everest of Deals EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s hapless Middle East dealmaking, a new front in the emoluments wars, and Reese Witherspoon’s new HBO show.
Politics
Feb. 16 2017 4:18 PMEmoluments in ChinaDid China successfully try to curry favor with Trump in order to influence “One China” policy?

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