A timeline, in pictures.
If you can't beat the gun nuts, you can scare off the people who fund them
One side of the debate focused on K Street, while the other focused on advertising.
Memorializing the dead at CrossFit
Memorializing the dead at CrossFit.
Neil Heslin’s Father’s Day custom with his son Jesse (who preferred to call it “Daddy’s Day”) was to go to the local historical society for an antique car show where, for the holiday, dads and their kids would get in free. To make sure that they got the deal, Jesse made a point of saying: “Jesse and Daddy here” when they’d arrived.
A bigger, richer, meaner gun-control movement has arrived
The bigger, richer, meaner gun-control movement has arrived.
I’ve owned six guns. I’ve drawn them on bad guys. I want to be understood.
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. The shotgun was given to him by my granddad, who'd bought it at an Ohio sporting goods store in the early 1950s. It was a squirrel gun that took only one shell and had to be manually cocked to fire; my father said it would teach me to shoot safely. I was months away from turning 15 and felt that a gun was the proper acknowledgment of oncoming adulthood.
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In 2006, the Israeli Defense Forces made a relatively simple policy change that required soldiers to leave their weapons at their bases when they headed home for the weekend. The result: a staggering 40 percent drop in the suicide rate among soldiers aged 18-21, according to a November 2010 study. The study has received some renewed interest in America in the wake of Sandy Hook.