Nation Topics - Guns and Gun Control
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There is a certain kind of madness in peddling guns to Americans while dismantling our mental health system.
A message written in blood that no one wants to hear.
Who is being killed by firearms, and in what numbers?
“We want a movement,” says the mother of the teen who was killed by cops.
James Holmes’s rampage was horrifying, but it was not unfathomable.
CeaseFire Chicago, pioneered by an infectious disease expert, has been heralded as an unprecedented success. Will a summer spike in homicides threaten the program in other cities where it is just taking hold?
Yes, the NRA and ALEC pushed pro-gun bills, but they were helped in many instances by Democrats too afraid to take on one of the culture war’s signal issues.
As long as black men are assumed to be armed and dangerous, Stand Your Ground laws will produce more Trayvon Martins.
Here's what we know about the groups that help fund ALEC, the organization that drafted the law that keeps Trayvon Martin’s killer free.
An interview with Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz, directors of a new documentary on the shocking prevalence of violent crimes in inner-city America.