The gun lobby uses “independent” experts to spread pro-gun views throughout the press. more

Dec 21, 2017 11:26 AM Dispatches 9 Comments


Jon Rubin

In the aftermath of the Texas shooting, Trump was quick to pronounce it, ‘Not a guns situation.’ It is. more

Nov 9, 2017 11:13 AM Dispatches


Gage Skidmore

Ever since first running for Texas office more than twenty years ago, Abbott has been a steady advocate for expanding access to guns. He has a 100% approval rating from the National Rifle Association, and is proud of it. more

Nov 8, 2017 5:52 AM Dispatches


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Progressives have many reasons to prioritize gun reform. more

Oct 29, 2017 9:59 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

Guns, guns, guns.

Pål Joakim Pollen

Once we acknowledge gun ownership is both a right and a public health menace, we might be able to begin a discussion. more

Oct 16, 2017 3:09 PM Dispatches

After the Las Vegas mass shooting, calls to do something once again fill the airwaves and the press. But what can be done? more

Oct 10, 2017 9:32 AM Dispatches



Based on credible research and the experience of other countries and even some states, we know which public policies would be most effective in reducing gun deaths. more

Oct 9, 2017 1:18 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments



Gun rights advocates have several key scenarios in mind when they claim the right to stockpile weapons of mass killing. more

Oct 6, 2017 3:15 PM Dispatches

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Mark Fiore

President Trump says we’ll talk about gun laws “as time goes by.” more

Oct 4, 2017 1:36 PM Dispatches

In Shot, Kagan shows us how a random shooting in Los Angeles affects the victim, and the shooter, too. more

Sep 15, 2017 2:22 PM Dispatches


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Police as an occupying force are ineffective and unsafe more

Aug 29, 2017 12:22 PM Dispatches

Is it wrong of me to connect Roof’s hate crime to the kind of rhetoric we’ve heard from our President-elect? more

Dec 14, 2016 4:28 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

War forever changes the men and women we send to fight. Can traumatized veterans ever fully recover? more

Dec 13, 2016 10:00 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

After Newtown, the gun lobby faced resistance. With Trump’s presidency looming, the National Rifle Association is predicting victory. Here’s a look at how they’ve prevailed. more

Dec 13, 2016 4:51 PM Dispatches 7 Comments

It will be good to put all this uncivil discourse behind us. more

Oct 20, 2016 1:49 PM Dispatches

For the first time in modern history, a major U.S. presidential candidate seems to be promoting an armed insurrection against the government. more

Oct 18, 2016 1:21 PM Magazine

A compelling portrait of collective grief... more

Oct 4, 2016 3:59 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

"They’ve got to stop giving these boys these toys because they don’t know how to handle them.” more

Sep 23, 2016 3:32 PM Dispatches

Some examples of failed bills and resolutions from just the current 2015-2016 session. more

Sep 11, 2016 9:53 PM Magazine

Where to look to understand upheaval in a city I love? more

Aug 17, 2016 4:38 PM Dispatches 1 Comments