Guns

Jolie's Gun
A story about what this year's gun control proposals won't fix
April 01, 2013

A 20-year old shooting, and what it says about fear, violence, and the current gun debate

What's the Point of Bloomberg's $12 Million Ad Blitz?
March 28, 2013

It's not clear what, exactly, he's getting for his money.

Gun Shy
Wayne LaPierre’s surprisingly delicate psyche
February 26, 2013

Funny thing about the NRA's Wayne LaPierre: He doesn't much like guns. Or people. Here’s why the gun lobby doesn’t care about finding a more cuddly spokesperson.

The Race to Replace Jesse Jr.
The election is all about guns. Except when it's not.
February 25, 2013

The election is all about guns. Except when it's not.

Hunters Have an NRA Problem
At what point does standing with the NRA become riskier than speaking out against it?
February 05, 2013

At what point does standing with the NRA become riskier than speaking out against it?

What Gun Owners Really Want
I’ve owned six guns. I’ve drawn them on bad guys. I want to be understood.
January 30, 2013

My father's Iver Johnson .410 shotgun, which he promised would be mine soon, leaned on its stock in a closet off the kitchen filled with other guns and camping gear.

Barack Obama Is Not Pleased
The president on his enemies, the media, and the future of football
January 27, 2013

The president holds forth about his enemies, the media, and the future of football. And skeet shooting, too.

The Rise of Russia’s Gun Nuts
November 16, 2012

Maria Butina greeted her guests with a gun in her holster and her hands on her hips.

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