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Trump Is Now “Supportive” of Improved Background Checks for Gun Buyers

The Slatest
Feb. 18 2018 2:18 PMRepublican Donor Closes Pocketbook to Candidates Who Don’t Support Assault Weapons Ban
Family
Feb. 16 2018 5:32 PMNo, Lax Parenting Is Not to Blame for School ShootingsThe overwhelming evidence against a patently ridiculous pro-gun talking point.
Politics
Feb. 16 2018 3:07 PMTo Prevent Shootings, Donald Trump Says the U.S. Needs a “Culture of Life.” He’s Not Wrong.
The Slatest
Feb. 15 2018 6:54 PMDemocrats Should Learn From the NRA’s MythmakingWashington won’t act on guns until Democrats stop seeing it as a losing proposition.
The Slatest
Feb. 15 2018 3:15 PMRepublicans Have Finally Stopped Using the Phrase “Thoughts and Prayers”
Medical Examiner
Feb. 15 2018 2:41 PMTrump Doesn’t Care About What Actually Causes ViolenceAnger, not mental illness, is most associated with violence. And our president stokes it.
Brow Beat
Feb. 15 2018 1:24 AMWatch Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, and Rick Scott Address the NRA
The Slatest
Feb. 14 2018 4:05 PMThe Death Toll In the Florida School Shooting Has Exceeded Columbine
Politics
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMAmerica’s Gun FantasyThree percent of the nation owns half the firearms—to prepare for an ultraviolent showdown that exists only in their imagination.
Politics
Nov. 6 2017 9:19 AMEverything We Know About the Sutherland Springs ShooterNot the gunman, the shooter.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 13 2017 1:08 PMTwo Guns Per PersonA simple, constitutional proposal that protects both Americans’ lives and liberty.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 5 2017 5:12 PMBloody HellerThe Supreme Court created a gun rights crisis it’s unwilling to solve.
The Slatest
Oct. 4 2017 3:16 PMA Tiny Sliver of Hope That Republicans Might Consider Doing the Absolute Minimum on Gun Control
Politics
Oct. 3 2017 3:36 PMThe Last Time It Was OK Not to Politicize a Mass ShootingLessons from the first modern killing spree: Howard Unruh’s 1949 “Walk of Death.”
Brow Beat
Oct. 3 2017 11:54 AMA Country Musician Changed His Mind on Gun Regulation After Getting Caught in the Las Vegas Shooting
The Gist
Feb. 16 2018 8:33 PMBan the AR-15It’s a no-brainer: Taking the mass killer’s weapon of choice off store shelves would save lives.
Politics
Feb. 16 2018 4:06 PMA New Idea About How to Stop School ShootingsA nationwide teacher walkout could be the one thing to shake us out of our stupor.
The Slatest
Feb. 16 2018 1:43 PMWhy It’s Legal for a Teen to Buy an Assault Rifle but Not a Handgun
Politics
Feb. 15 2018 4:00 PMMass Shootings Are a National Security ThreatWe need to guard ourselves from gun violence as ferociously as we guard ourselves from threats abroad.
Politics
Feb. 15 2018 2:55 PM150,000 American Students Have Experienced a School ShootingThey are our best hope.
The Slatest
Feb. 15 2018 12:47 PMJeff Sessions Is Putting Together a Group to Study Why We Have Mass Shootings, Which Ought to Do the Trick
Users
Feb. 14 2018 9:13 PMYes, Students Tweet Mass Shootings Now. And We Ought to Watch.
The Slatest
Dec. 19 2017 9:01 PMCongress Couldn’t Get This Minimal Gun Control Measure Passed, but Columbia, South Carolina, Just Did
The Slatest
Nov. 6 2017 3:50 PMTrump Said the Presence of Another Gun Stopped the Sutherland Springs Shooting From Being Worse. Did It?
Politics
Nov. 1 2017 2:20 PMArmed Bystanders Cannot Stop a TruckMilitary expertise shows why the pro-gun response to the Manhattan vehicle attack is absurd.
Politics
Oct. 6 2017 6:50 PMA Watershed MomentLas Vegas should entirely change the way we think about preventing mass shootings.
The Slatest
Oct. 5 2017 4:24 PMA Closer Look at the NRA’s Statement on Bump Stocks Reveals the Group Hasn’t Really Budged
The Gist
Oct. 3 2017 6:22 PMThe Presidency is ImpossibleHow the world changed the presidency and doomed the office to failure.
The Slatest
Oct. 3 2017 12:14 PMDid Gun Control Stop Mass Shootings in Australia? The Latest Research Says Yes—Probably.
Politics
Oct. 2 2017 7:15 PMThere Is No “Hope” With Mass ShootingsEnding the violence will require a politics that doesn’t exist.

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