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Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri

When toddler killings outpace terror killings in the United States, the biggest problem is not jihad.

Jay Leno

Violence-prevention groups are urging the comedian to cancel an appearance at an upcoming industry trade show.

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.

Blogs

Guns aren't a problem in this country! Also there's no global warming.

June 19, 2015

The gun-control debate may have receded from memory, but advocates are still pushing Congress to take action.

March 4, 2015

On a bleak night, advocates of tougher gun laws pretty much ran the table.

November 5, 2014

Local reports say a male shooter opened fire near Marysville-Pilchuck High.

October 24, 2014

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