The first smart guns were unreliable, hackable, and a bad fit for their intended customers. Now several upstart companies think they can learn from the mistakes of the past.
News and notes on guns in America
But will that give the gun group cover amid the wider Trump-Russia investigation?
President Obama sought to stiffen enforcement of a federal rule that says frequent gun dealers need government authorization. Data show the crackdown never materialized.
An Atlas of American Gun Violence
His Only Living Boy
Roger Stringer testified against his son Zac in the fatal shooting that killed his younger child. Now he believes Remington’s defective rifle is to blame, and he’s fighting to hold the gun maker accountable.
The Unchecked Influence of NRA Lobbyist Marion Hammer
Florida Republicans have allowed the relentless pro-gun operator to become a de facto member of government.
The same media consultant purchased ads for the NRA and for Senate candidates in the Missouri, Montana, and North Carolina races.
Examining the research on the policy Democrats are pushing through Congress.
Step one: start by talking about anything else…
We set out to determine how domestic killers in South Carolina got their guns. Instead, we found evidence of a widespread breakdown of critical crime-fighting intel.
Shootings fell again in 2018. An expert unpacks the possible causes, and explains why the city still has a long way to go.
Gun violence is felt unevenly across America. But no community is immune.