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Second Amendment news and analysis from The Nation
September 14, 2016
This Has Been a Really Dangerous Week in Politics
The specter of political violence is looming large thanks to right-wing rhetoric.
August 26, 2016
Why Thousands of Texas Students Carried Dildos to Class This Week
What’s the best weapon against a handgun? Sometimes, a dildo.
August 17, 2016
The Scary History of Trump’s Second-Amendment Call to Action
In North Carolina, we have heard this before, and lived through the bloody consequences of white terrorist rhetoric.
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
August 10, 2016
‘They’re Coming for the Ones You Love’: My Weekend of Gun Training in the Desert
At Front Sight Firearms Training Institute, fear is a booming business.
August 9, 2016
Did Donald Trump Just Suggest Hillary Should Be Assassinated?
It’s not about what Trump truly meant, but what his supporters will hear.
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July 14, 2016
Black Lives Still Matter
In order to truly ensure that, we will have to confront the broader culture of violence that has long gripped this nation.
June 23, 2016
The Shaming of Paul Ryan Is Now Complete
From silencing debate on guns to backing “textbook-racist” Trump, the GOP “leader” always puts partisanship above principle.
June 16, 2016
Senators Crack the NRA’s Congressional Wall of Silence With a Filibuster Demand for Action on Gun Violence
This is the beginning of a new politics that says moments of silence must be replaced with moments of action.
June 14, 2016
The Orlando Massacre’s Moral Imperative: Don’t Propagate Hate
We need more wisdom and less posturing about the underlying factors—hate, guns and terrorism—rooted in this horror.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
April 20, 2016
Who Is Behind the Lie That More Guns Makes Us Safe?
The NRA doesn’t need just cash to bully legislators—it needs bad information too.