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Ronald Lee Haskell Has a History of Domestic Violence. How Did He Get a Gun?
Gun ShyWhat happened to the Second Amendment at the U.S. Supreme Court this year?
When Homer Simpson Bought a Gun, and the NRA Didn’t Get It
A Plague of ViolenceShootings are infectious and spread like a disease.
Terrifying Accidental-Shooting Gun Control Ad Is Terrifying, Uninformative
Remembering MarquisBig Brothers Big Sisters matched us up. Then a stranger gunned him down.
Yes, Guns Are More Dangerous Than Snakes. Here’s the Math.
School Shooting in New Mexico Marks Second Middle School Attack in Three Months
A Year of Gun DeathsWhat Slate learned from trying, and failing, to record every death by gun in America since Newtown.
It’s Simple: Fewer Guns, Fewer SuicidesTwo scientists explore a decade of data to find the tie between gun ownership and suicide in America.
The Presidential Candidate Who Shot and Killed a Girl When He Was 12
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There's Something Wrong With a Country That Lets George Zimmerman Have a Gun
The Gun Training Class that Teaches Students to Keep Firearms Under the Bed, Loaded
A New Study Shows Why It’s So Important to Reduce Child Gunshot Injuries
There Are Way More Unintentional Child Shootings Than Anyone Thought
Target Asks Customers Not to Pack Heat Shopping Because Apparently It Had to Be Said
Guns Kill ChildrenThe overwhelming evidence that pediatricians are right and the NRA is wrong.
Not in My BackyardThe courts and legislatures won’t solve our gun problem. Maybe the free market can.
From Their Cold, Dead HandsHow 2014 became the year of the gun-toting candidate.
Why the NRA Loves Michael BloombergThe former mayor’s gun control campaigns are a godsend for fundraising.
You Can't Post About Your Gun Trafficking Operation on Facebook Anymore
A Nation of Snake HandlersHow many people must die before the U.S. gives up this insane practice?
Did 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.
The Missing 20,000 Gun DeathsHomicide is only part of the gun violence issue—the smaller part.
An Ominous New Ad Commemorates the Anniversary of Newtown
Colorado Gun Rights Activists Claim Another Scalp
It’s Not My Gun. It’s “Free Speech.”The alarming rise of “open-carry” demonstrations.
Are Gun Sales Really "Booming" on Instagram?
California’s Strict New Access Prevention Law Won’t Do Much to Stop Child Shooting Deaths
A Wisconsin Boy Shot His Sister. Their Father Is Facing Charges. Other States Should Take Note.