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Politics
April 7 2017 1:31 PMThe Second Amendment vs. the Fourth AmendmentDoes exercising your right to carry a gun diminish your other constitutional protections?
Jurisprudence
Feb. 23 2017 5:45 AMDocs vs. Glocks Shows the Threat to Free Speech Is the Pro-Gun RightFlorida Republicans argue that the Second Amendment trumps the First Amendment. They’re wrong.
Jurisprudence
July 8 2016 3:13 PMMore Guns, More Fear, More KillingsIt’s a vicious cycle, and there’s no end in sight.
Politics
June 23 2016 5:22 PMPower to the PeopleWhen C-SPAN went dark, live-streaming brought the Democrats’ historic sit-in to the masses.
The Slatest
June 23 2016 11:26 AMThe Democrats' Sit-In Is Over
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June 23 2016 12:16 AMThe Democrats Are Changing. Their Unprecedented Sit-In Over Gun Control Is Proof.
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June 22 2016 5:36 PMShould Democrats Have Compromised and Voted for the Republican Gun-Control Bills?
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June 20 2016 10:08 AMGun-Control Bills Expected to Fail in Senate on Monday
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June 16 2016 12:18 PMWas Sen. Murphy Allowed to Pee During His Filibuster?
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June 15 2016 10:30 PMSenate Democrats’ Surprise Gun-Control Filibuster Ended at 2:11 a.m.
History
June 14 2016 5:17 PMWhat Gun Control Advocates Can Learn From AbolitionistsSlave ownership was once as entrenched in American life as gun ownership.
Politics
June 14 2016 12:15 AMWhy Obama Can’t Do Anything About GunsThe problem isn’t the president or Congress or “special interests.” It’s us.
The Slatest
June 12 2016 4:37 PMGOP Congressmen Offer “Thoughts and Prayers.” Here’s What the NRA Gave Them to Offer Nothing More.
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March 29 2016 8:21 PMThis New Gun Resembles a Cellphone Because Guns That Look Like Guns Are Way Too Obvious
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March 9 2016 12:56 PMGun-Rights Advocate Who Posed With Small Child and Gun Was Shot by Her 4-Year-Old on Tuesday
Jurisprudence
March 17 2017 6:35 PMThe DOJ’s Next TargetIn just two months, Trump’s Department of Justice has already made big moves on transgender rights and voter ID laws. Next up: guns.
The Slatest
Jan. 17 2017 9:13 PMBetsy DeVos Says Guns Should Be Allowed in Schools. They Might Be Needed to Shoot Grizzlies.
Crime
July 5 2016 5:49 AMWhatever Happened to Michael Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Crusade?It still exists—and it’s starting to work.
Moneybox
June 23 2016 12:12 PMWhile Democrats Protested for Gun Control, the GOP Tried to Stand Up for Financial Advisers. It Failed.
The Slatest
June 23 2016 8:57 AMRep. Debbie Dingell’s Ferocious Sit-In Speech: “I Know What It’s Like to Have a Gun Pointed at You”
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June 22 2016 11:27 PMChaos on House Floor as Paul Ryan Brings House to Order During Democratic Sit-In
War Stories
June 21 2016 4:55 PMThe Rehabilitation of David PetraeusA scandal cost him his post-Army dream job, but he’s building a new public life.
The Slatest
June 16 2016 4:10 PMDemocrats Spent 14 Hours Filibustering for a Bad Idea
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June 16 2016 8:10 AMMurphy Ends Filibuster After 15 Hours, Says Senate Will Hold Gun Control Votes
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June 14 2016 9:18 PMPeople on the Terror Watch List Successfully Completed Gun Purchases 91 Percent of the Time Last Year
Brow Beat
June 14 2016 10:20 AMSamantha Bee’s Angry Segment on Orlando Showed She’s Unlike Everyone Else on Late Night
The Slatest
June 12 2016 7:28 PMOne Thing That Five Recent Mass Shootings Have in Common
Crime
June 12 2016 11:05 AMThe NRA Claims the AR-15 Is Useful for Hunting and Home Defense. Not Exactly.
The Slatest
March 21 2016 3:35 PMThe Supreme Court Basically Just Expanded the Constitutional Right to Bear Arms
Jurisprudence
Feb. 5 2016 3:14 PMAre Assault Weapons Protected by the Second Amendment?The Supreme Court may finally have to rule on the right to keep and bear AR-15s.

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