How Many Assault Weapons Are There in America? How Much Would It Cost the Government To Buy Them Back?
It’s Not Just the Second Amendment AnymoreHow the NRA is larding state constitutions with frivolous, redundant “right to hunt” amendments.
Obama vs. the NRAObama always promised to take on the special interests. Now he is set to square off against the strongest interest group of all.
We Should Cover Stories Like Newtown With a Press PoolIt would be more efficient, nuanced, and sensitive. And everyone—especially those touched by tragedy—deserves better.
Map of the Week
Since 1980, 297 People Have Been Killed in School ShootingsAn interactive chart of every school shooting and its death toll.
Murder-Suicide Research Sheds Little Light on Sandy HookThe search for answers hits its limits.
Why Is the NRA So Powerful?How the gun lobby leverages modest resources into outsized influence.
The Big Idea
Beating Guns the Bloomberg WayThe New York mayor, not Obama, knows how to defeat the NRA.
Cerberus’ Exit From the Gun Industry Shows How Public Pressure Can Shame Companies To Do Right
How Congress Blocked Research on Gun ViolenceThe ugly campaign by the NRA to shut down studies at the CDC.
“We Still Look at Ourselves as Survivors”: More Than Eighty Years Later, Remembering the Deadliest School Massacre in American History
The Volume KillersWhat happened at Sandy Hook in 10 minutes tells you what a high-speed shooter could do with more time.