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Adam Lanza's Father Speaks, But We Still Don't Know Why Sandy Hook Happened

Crime
Dec. 13 2013 10:48 AMDid Your State Pass Any Gun Control Laws Since Newtown?The 20 states that passed 41 new state laws to restrict guns or improve background checks.
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Dec. 12 2013 11:53 PMA Year of Gun DeathsWhat Slate learned from trying, and failing, to record every death by gun in America since Newtown.
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Dec. 12 2013 11:30 PMIt’s Simple: Fewer Guns, Fewer SuicidesTwo scientists explore a decade of data to find the tie between gun ownership and suicide in America.
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Sept. 16 2013 3:34 PMHow Many People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown?Slate partners with @GunDeaths for an interactive, crowdsourced tally of the toll firearms have taken since Dec. 14.
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June 10 2013 4:21 PMAn Absolutely Devastating Story on Life After Newtown for One Victim's Family
Politics
April 25 2013 7:51 PMHope Against HopeHow the gun control movement lurches forward, after its biggest defeat.
Politics
April 17 2013 8:05 PMWhy Newtown Wasn’t EnoughGun control advocates won’t win until senators fear them as much as they fear the NRA.
Human Nature
April 1 2013 8:08 AMUnfit To Bear ArmsPolice files from Sandy Hook and Tucson show we need more scrutiny of gun buyers’ mental health.
Politics
Jan. 29 2013 2:57 PMThe Pentagon’s Unholy AllianceHow Chuck Hagel could single-handedly do more to advance gun control than almost anyone else.
Politics
Jan. 17 2013 7:33 PMDon’t Blame the Sandy Hook TruthersGun massacre conspiracy theories follow every massacre—fed in part by the NRA.
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Jan. 15 2013 8:04 PMThe Men Who Would Stop Gun ControlThey are House Republicans, and they have already heard enough.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 27 2012 8:36 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Home for the Holidays EditionListen to Slate’s show about women and guns, This Is 40, and the agony (or ecstasy) of going home for the holidays.
Future Tense
Dec. 21 2012 5:15 PMFor a Video Game in Which No One Shoots Back, Try NRA Gun Club
Politics
Dec. 21 2012 3:56 PMWayne’s WorldThe NRA didn’t persuade its critics. But it did trick the media into discussing its popular, gun-industry-friendly master plan.
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Dec. 21 2012 12:04 PMCharlotte Allen Doubles Down on Her Demand That Men Become Kindergarten Teachers
Crime
Dec. 13 2013 5:30 AMLessons From Newtown for Gun-Owning ParentsAdam Lanza’s unwitting accomplice: His long-suffering mother.
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Dec. 12 2013 11:31 PMThe Missing 20,000 Gun DeathsHomicide is only part of the gun violence issue—the smaller part.
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Dec. 12 2013 2:56 PMFor Whom the Bells TollNot for Adam Lanza—or his mother.
Crime
June 14 2013 4:27 PMAfter Newtown, We Vowed to Take Gun Control Seriously. Why Has Nothing Changed?
The Slatest
May 9 2013 3:31 PMNewtown Faces the Uncomfortable Question of What to Do With Sandy Hook
Politics
April 22 2013 7:46 PMWhy Obama Couldn’t Turn 90 Percent Into 60 VotesThe type of president who could cajole the Senate to support gun control would never have been elected in the first place.
Future Tense
April 17 2013 12:10 PMHow New Military Technologies Can Help Prevent the Next Boston or Newtown
Politics
Feb. 19 2013 6:53 PMWhy Wayne LaPierre Loves Hurricanes and Natural DisastersThe NRA’s CEO no longer says the U.S. government is coming to get you—it’s that it can’t protect you.
The Slatest
Jan. 25 2013 11:27 AMNRA Poll: NRA Members Love the NRA
Jurisprudence
Jan. 16 2013 5:24 PMThe Next Second Amendment WarHow will the Supreme Court view gun rights after Newtown?
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Jan. 15 2013 12:27 PMObama Has 19 Executive-Actions Options on Gun Control
Brow Beat
Dec. 21 2012 7:38 PMBlaming Pop Culture for Gun Violence Is Just a Distraction
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Dec. 21 2012 4:58 PMI Once Thought Lockdown Drills Were Traumatizing My Kids. I Don't Anymore.
Future Tense
Dec. 21 2012 2:47 PMIn the Video Game the NRA Just Blamed for School Shootings, Everyone in the School Is Armed
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Dec. 21 2012 9:03 AMAdam Lanza Tried To Destroy His Hard Drive. Here’s How We Can Still Follow His Electronic Trail.

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