Mass shootings

Please Let the Shooter Be on the Other Guy’s Team!

Please Let the Shooter Be on the Other Guy’s Team! Please Let the Shooter Be on the Other Guy’s Team!

We can't help but think that—but only one team gets top-notch fear mileage.

Dec 4, 2015 / Leslie Savan

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America Is Fine With Mass Shootings—as Long as They’re Not Perpetrated by Muslims America Is Fine With Mass Shootings—as Long as They’re Not Perpetrated by Muslims

We don’t yet know what set off this latest bloodbath, but we know a lot about gun violence in America.

Dec 3, 2015 / Joshua Holland

Guns Save Life rally

The Real Reason We Can’t Have Gun Control The Real Reason We Can’t Have Gun Control

The paranoid right-wing fringe believes it needs guns to overthrow the government—and even so-called GOP moderates are pandering to them.

Dec 3, 2015 / Joan Walsh

The New York ‘Daily News’ Takes On the NRA

The New York ‘Daily News’ Takes On the NRA The New York ‘Daily News’ Takes On the NRA

Its “God Isn’t Fixing This” headline was part of a classic front-page challenge to powerful interests and political cowards.

Dec 6, 2015 / John Nichols

NAACP Minneapolis President Nekima Levy-Pounds speaks during a vigil in front of the Minneapolis Police Department's fourth precinct in Minneapolis.

Black Lives Matter Activists Are Shot While Trump Is Busy Sharing a Neo-Nazi Graphic on Twitter Black Lives Matter Activists Are Shot While Trump Is Busy Sharing a Neo-Nazi Graphic on Twitter

In Minneapolis, armed assailants shot up a Black Lives Matter event while police stood by. The violence is part of a pattern.

Nov 24, 2015 / George Joseph

Hillary Clinton Is Running to Bernie Sanders’s Left on This One Issue

Hillary Clinton Is Running to Bernie Sanders’s Left on This One Issue Hillary Clinton Is Running to Bernie Sanders’s Left on This One Issue

Clinton just came out with a tough plan to tighten gun laws. Will Sanders stick to his guns—or try a new approach?

Oct 5, 2015 / Joan Walsh

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Tactical Experts Destroy the NRA’s Heroic Gunslinger Fantasy Tactical Experts Destroy the NRA’s Heroic Gunslinger Fantasy

The last thing a chaotic crime scene needs is more untrained civilians carrying guns.

Oct 5, 2015 / Joshua Holland

The Oregon Sheriff’s Position on Gun Control Is More Radical Than We Think

The Oregon Sheriff’s Position on Gun Control Is More Radical Than We Think The Oregon Sheriff’s Position on Gun Control Is More Radical Than We Think

Sheriff John Hanlin’s infamous 2013 letter to Biden echoes many themes of the radical antigovernment right.

Oct 2, 2015 / George Zornick

Tom Tomorrow cartoon

The Gun Policy Debate in Four Sentences The Gun Policy Debate in Four Sentences

Another day, another shooting

Sep 1, 2015 / Tom Tomorrow

Walmart Just Instituted Its Own Assault-Weapons Ban

Walmart Just Instituted Its Own Assault-Weapons Ban Walmart Just Instituted Its Own Assault-Weapons Ban

The store is still the country’s biggest gun retailer, however.

Aug 27, 2015 / George Zornick

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