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Guns and Gun Control
Guns and Gun Control news and analysis from The Nation
Yesterday 3:52 pm
Charleena Lyles Was Killed by a Police Department Under a Consent Decree
The untimely death of a 30-year-old woman demonstrates the obvious need for more scrutiny of police, not less.
Yesterday 10:30 am
Why Does the Far Right Hold a Near-Monopoly on Political Violence?
Studies show that most people across the political spectrum abhor it. So what might explain the disparity?
June 16, 2017
The Police Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Is Found Not Guilty
Even a liberal enclave like the one Castile lived in, even having a licensed gun, like Castile had, cannot bring worth to a black man’s life in the eyes of our racist justice system.
April 6, 2017
Chris Hayes: Donald Trump Is a Law-and-Order President In the Worst Possible Way
Plus: Sarah Posner on evangelical politics and Gary Younge on kids who have been killed by guns.
Start Making Sense
February 9, 2017
The Religious Right Helped Put Trump in Office—Now He Owes Them Big
You can call it hypocrisy, or you can call it keeping your eyes on the prize.
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January 18, 2017
How to Resist Donald Trump in DC This Weekend
Are you traveling to the nation’s capital this weekend? Here’s what you can do.
January 9, 2017
The One Law That Could Have Prevented the Fort Lauderdale Shooting
If Alaska had a gun-violence restraining order on the books, Esteban Santiago might never have made it to Florida with a deadly arsenal.
November 17, 2016
Letters From the December 5-12, 2016, Issue
Radical soul… All hail Gary Younge… Foresight is 20/20… True fraudsters… Trump’s cheerleaders… Cold war, hot mess… And still women rise…
October 24, 2016
America’s Refusal to Control Firearms Is Killing Teens at an Absurd Rate
And no, most gun deaths aren’t “gang related.”
October 18, 2016
Why the Gun-Control Movement Fails
Its emphasis on “innocent” victims leaves out the people who need it most: low-income communities of color.