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Georgia Says Ex-Cop Convicted of Sexually Assaulting a Woman With His Gun Gets to Own a Gun

The Slatest
Aug. 4 2014 2:42 PMFormer White House Press Secretary, Gun-Control Activist James Brady Dies at 73
The Slatest
July 2 2014 6:07 PMTarget Asks Customers Not to Pack Heat Shopping Because Apparently It Had to Be Said
Medical Examiner
June 17 2014 12:06 AMGuns Kill ChildrenThe overwhelming evidence that pediatricians are right and the NRA is wrong.
Jurisprudence
May 30 2014 4:23 PMNot in My BackyardThe courts and legislatures won’t solve our gun problem. Maybe the free market can.
Politics
May 9 2014 6:21 PMFrom Their Cold, Dead HandsHow 2014 became the year of the gun-toting candidate.
Politics
April 16 2014 6:47 PMWhy the NRA Loves Michael BloombergThe former mayor’s gun control campaigns are a godsend for fundraising.
Future Tense
March 5 2014 3:57 PMYou Can't Post About Your Gun Trafficking Operation on Facebook Anymore
Human Nature
Feb. 17 2014 7:41 PMA Nation of Snake HandlersHow many people must die before the U.S. gives up this insane practice?
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.
Crime
Dec. 12 2013 11:31 PMThe Missing 20,000 Gun DeathsHomicide is only part of the gun violence issue—the smaller part.
Weigel
Dec. 5 2013 1:45 PMAn Ominous New Ad Commemorates the Anniversary of Newtown
Weigel
Nov. 27 2013 12:53 PMColorado Gun Rights Activists Claim Another Scalp
Jurisprudence
Nov. 12 2013 6:28 PMIt’s Not My Gun. It’s “Free Speech.”The alarming rise of “open-carry” demonstrations.
Future Tense
Oct. 24 2013 12:04 PMAre Gun Sales Really "Booming" on Instagram?
Crime
Oct. 15 2013 11:41 AMCalifornia’s Strict New Access Prevention Law Won’t Do Much to Stop Child Shooting Deaths
The XX Factor
July 11 2014 2:06 PMRonald Lee Haskell Has a History of Domestic Violence. How Did He Get a Gun?
Jurisprudence
June 19 2014 6:18 PMGun ShyWhat happened to the Second Amendment at the U.S. Supreme Court this year?
Brow Beat
June 3 2014 3:04 PMWhen Homer Simpson Bought a Gun, and the NRA Didn’t Get It
New Scientist
May 18 2014 9:15 AMA Plague of ViolenceShootings are infectious and spread like a disease.
The Slatest
April 17 2014 12:01 PMTerrifying Accidental-Shooting Gun Control Ad Is Terrifying, Uninformative
Dispatches
April 13 2014 9:46 PMRemembering MarquisBig Brothers Big Sisters matched us up. Then a stranger gunned him down.
Saletan
Feb. 18 2014 3:21 PMYes, Guns Are More Dangerous Than Snakes. Here’s the Math.
The Slatest
Jan. 14 2014 9:16 PMSchool Shooting in New Mexico Marks Second Middle School Attack in Three Months
Crime
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.
Crime
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.
Crime
Dec. 3 2013 1:23 PMThe Presidential Candidate Who Shot and Killed a Girl When He Was 12
The XX Factor
Nov. 19 2013 10:45 AMThere's Something Wrong With a Country That Lets George Zimmerman Have a Gun
Crime
Nov. 8 2013 4:49 PMThe Gun Training Class that Teaches Students to Keep Firearms Under the Bed, Loaded
Crime
Oct. 21 2013 3:59 PMA New Study Shows Why It’s So Important to Reduce Child Gunshot Injuries
Crime
Sept. 30 2013 2:12 PMThere Are Way More Unintentional Child Shootings Than Anyone Thought

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