As Ohio Republicans look to make their state the latest to pass protections for self-defense shootings, here's our story on the opponents for whom the issue hits close to home.
News and notes on guns in America
September 20, 2017
Firearm geeks from blue America say they've found a home in the Liberal Gun Club.
What we've learned after two years on the beat.
More than 100,000 people are hit by a bullet every year. Most live. If you're one of them, we want to hear your story.
from the Gun Violence Archive
Funneling more gun criminals to federal prison won't lead to fewer gun homicides. To understand why, just look at St. Louis.
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Medicaid, hospitals, and victims themselves pick up most of the tab.
The percentage of federally licensed gun dealers inspected by the ATF in 2016
Chicago Shootings Are Surging Again. But a Bill to Inspect Illinois Gun Stores Sits on the Shelf.
‘People want to arm up and protect themselves from the looters.’
Three political scientists weigh in on what the tense national moment means for the future of the NRA, its Republican allies, and Democrats who want to push back on the pro-gun agenda.
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Guns Are Stolen in America Up to Once Every Minute. Owners Who Leave Their Weapons in Cars Make It Easy for Thieves.
Police data shows thefts of firearms from vehicles are rising in many large cities. One gun swiped from a truck in Atlanta was used in three crimes, including a murder.
The Debate Over Crime Rates is Ignoring the Metric That Matters Most: ‘Murder Inequality’
Focusing on the neighborhood level is the best way to understand violence in America. Here are six charts that prove it.
How Handguns Became the Good Guy’s Gun of Choice
As violent crime rates drop, fear, savvy marketing, and NRA-backed laws have given pistols an extreme makeover.