America’s Gun Fantasy
Three percent of the nation owns half the firearms—to prepare for an ultraviolent showdown that exists only in their imagination.
The NRA Defends the IndefensibleThe group cannot provide one good reason why anyone who is not a mass shooter needs a high-capacity magazine.
Note Found in Las Vegas Gunman’s Hotel Room Had Calculations to Kill as Many People as Possible
A Watershed MomentLas Vegas should entirely change the way we think about preventing mass shootings.
The President’s Response to VegasTalking to the man who helped make Las Vegas what it is today about Trump’s response to this week’s events.
A Closer Look at the NRA’s Statement on Bump Stocks Reveals the Group Hasn’t Really Budged
Every Time I Hear a Mass Shooter Wasn’t Muslim, I Feel ReliefIt means we can focus on the real roots of the violence.
The Last Time It Was OK Not to Politicize a Mass ShootingLessons from the first modern killing spree: Howard Unruh’s 1949 “Walk of Death.”
A Country Musician Changed His Mind on Gun Regulation After Getting Caught in the Las Vegas Shooting
Two Guns Per PersonA simple, constitutional proposal that protects both Americans’ lives and liberty.
Stephen Paddock Took Valium and Slept All Day and We Still Don’t Know Why He Committed Mass Murder
Mass Shooters Aren’t Disproportionately WhiteWhere the myth came from, and what it gets right and wrong about the demographics of mass killings.
The “Thoughts and Prayers” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the shooting in Las Vegas, the federal response to Puerto Rico, and the Supreme Court’s examination of political gerrymandering.
Las Vegas Shooter Reportedly Also Tried to Shoot Nearby Jet Fuel Tanks From Second Hotel Window
A Tiny Sliver of Hope That Republicans Might Consider Doing the Absolute Minimum on Gun Control
What It Was Like to Be a Surgeon in Las Vegas’ Busiest Trauma Unit After Sunday’s Massacre
Guns vs. Thoughts and PrayersIn Las Vegas, the guns won, and it looks like they’re going to keep on winning.