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Jurisprudence

Can You Bring a Gun to a Protest?

An obscure and centuries-old law is allowing some municipalities to answer that question with a resounding “no.”

Jurisprudence
Oct. 12 2017 5:49 PMLawyers vs. White SupremacistsCan the organizers of the Unite the Right rally be held responsible for the violence in Charlottesville?
The Slatest
Oct. 6 2017 2:02 PMCongressman: Holocaust Survivor Is a Nazi Collaborator Who Organized Charlottesville Rallies
Brow Beat
Sept. 25 2017 4:16 PMThe Concert for Charlottesville Was a Night of Stars, Tears, and Vague Platitudes
The Slatest
Sept. 14 2017 8:53 PMTrump Again Pushes Claim That White Nationalists Weren’t Solely to Blame for Charlottesville
Technology
Aug. 30 2017 5:18 PMThe Internet of HateAfter Charlottesville, Nazis, white supremacists, and the alt-right have become a lot less welcome on the web. So they’re building their own.
Politics
Aug. 29 2017 11:51 AMWhat Trump Supporters Really BelieveThe president’s racist base, by the numbers.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 25 2017 9:07 AMCharlottesville’s Monuments Are UnconstitutionalThe state law that has prevented city officials from removing the statues can be overruled—by the Constitution.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 24 2017 6:15 PMYou Don’t Need a Gun to Peacefully ProtestIn the wake of Charlottesville, permits for rallies should contain an important caveat—no open-carry within the protest zone.
The Slatest
Aug. 24 2017 3:54 PMCharlottesville Orders Review of Police and City Manager Response During Protests
The Gist
Aug. 23 2017 7:24 PMSure, Punching Nazis Feels Good …But are the antifa in the right?
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 23 2017 12:27 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The Tree Is a Colander” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Logan Lucky, the solar eclipse, and internet censorship of white supremacists.
The Slatest
Aug. 22 2017 11:35 PMTrump Reads Aloud 15-Minute Edited Version of Previous Charlottesville Remarks and Calls It a Rally
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 21 2017 7:32 PMHang Up and Listen: The Blackin’ Out the NFL and the Sun EditionSlate’s sports podcast on sports after Charlottesville, the WNBA, and Texas high school football.
The Slatest
Aug. 21 2017 5:01 PMBill O’Reilly Says Trump Defended Nazis Because He Doesn’t Get How Bad the Holocaust Was
Politics
Aug. 19 2017 2:37 PMCharlottesville Was Not a SurpriseGrowing up in a notorious all-white county, I learned that things never change unless white people do.
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2017 5:26 PMBlack Charlottesville Beating Victim Charged With Felony at Prompting of White Nationalists
Politics
Sept. 26 2017 11:34 AMWhat’s Behind Dan Rather’s Wild Popularity?In an era of insanity, his thoughts on journalism, covering civil rights, and morality are grounding—and inspiring.
Politics
Sept. 25 2017 5:54 AMGuardians of White InnocenceThe Sons of Confederate Veterans want to convince Americans that Southern heritage isn’t about slavery and racism. Is it a lost cause?
Jurisprudence
Sept. 8 2017 2:58 PMWhat the ACLU Should Stand for in Trump’s AmericaAn interview with Waldo Jaquith, who resigned from the board of the ACLU of Virginia after Charlottesville.
Metropolis
Aug. 30 2017 3:01 PMHow Can You Stop Cars From Plowing Into Crowds?The sturdy posts called “bollards” are our best defense against the use of vehicles as weapons. They’re also the rare anti-terrorism policy that makes cities more pleasant.
Future Tense
Aug. 27 2017 5:28 PMStormfront Has Been Kicked Offline. Can White Supremacists Still Organize Without the Internet?
Crime
Aug. 25 2017 8:30 AMProfiling White Supremacists Won’t Stop White Supremacist TerrorismA former undercover FBI agent explains.
Future Tense
Aug. 24 2017 4:42 PMRussian Bots Are Trying to Sow Discord on Twitter After Charlottesville
Culturebox
Aug. 24 2017 5:55 AMSpringtime for the ConfederacyAt Dolly Parton’s Civil War–themed dinner theater, audiences root for the North or the South. I saw it twice, because you gotta see both sides.
The XX Factor
Aug. 23 2017 5:31 PMTrump’s Spiritual Adviser Doubles Down: Resisting Him Is Resisting “the Hand of God”
Politics
Aug. 23 2017 11:31 AMKeep Talking, TrumpNo one is better at exposing the president for the hateful fraud that he is than Trump himself.
Politics
Aug. 22 2017 4:23 PMThe Eclipse Skipped CharlottesvilleOne week later, we cannot look at the sky. We are still staring at the ground.
Trumpcast
Aug. 21 2017 6:04 PMThe AntifaWho are the anti-fascists, and what are their roots?
Dispatches
Aug. 20 2017 1:44 PMThe Velvet FacilitatorMeet the Charlottesville icon who stood up to Jason Kessler and had a stroke after being attacked by white nationalists.
The Slatest
Aug. 19 2017 2:19 PM“Free Speech Rally” Cut Short After Thousands of Counterprotesters Flood Boston

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