Help

Nation Topics - Guns and Gun Control

Topic Page

Nation Topics - Guns and Gun Control

Articles

News and Features

Anti-gun activists

The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.

Bullet hole

Why we avoid talking about the one thing that might stop the next bloodbath

UCSB shooting

Our communities are bearing the brunt of gun violence while corporate executives reap the financial rewards.

Victim of gun violence

Gun control advocates can take a page from Harry Truman’s long struggle for public health insurance. 

NOLA Shooting

But I’m not giving up on this precious, important city. America shouldn’t either.

Wayne LaPierre

Deride the NRA's spokesman all you want, but his group is close to gutting gun control legislation in Congress.

School police

After Newtown, policy-makers are making schools more like prisons—at the expense of those they should be protecting.

Gun rights advocates

Opponents of gun control spent the last twenty years undermining local approaches to gun policy.

Gun and ammunition

It’s time to end the sale of military-style assault weapons to civilians.

Blogs

Agree with this ad, or else.

October 9, 2014

Thanks to an effort by Everytown for Gun Safety, the NRA will now not be the only group asking candidates for their positions on gun control.

July 7, 2014

“The slackening of state gun regulations has all the absurdity of a joke, but none of the humor.”

June 23, 2014

Conservative militants struck in Las Vegas and Georgia over the weekend. 

June 9, 2014

Just a day after his son was killed, Richard Martinez asked people across the country to send postcards to their elected representatives with the simple phrase “Not one more.”

June 4, 2014

Unsurprisingly, men’s rights advocates learned nothing from the Isla Vista shooting.

June 3, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on gun violence. 

May 29, 2014

Fingers crossed they’re the good kind.

May 20, 2014

The NRA quietly approved bills that would prohibit convicted abusers from possessing firearms, after years of opposing such legislation.

May 8, 2014

There is no mention of the easy purchase of the weapon or any relevant other factors.

April 3, 2014