The role of the gun industry in America’s gun violence epidemic.
Do you have questions about guns or gun violence in America? This is Ask The Trace, a question series driven by readers.
The National Rifle Association is one of the most powerful special interest groups in America. We’re investigating how it spends its money.
A newsletter spotlighting the people, policies, and programs grappling with the gun violence crisis.
Our team, our mission, our partners, and more. Plus: How to contact us.
We report stories that would go untold. Generous readers sustain our work.
Sign up now to get our latest stories and eye-opening briefings.
Guns are everywhere in my neighborhood. I want my community to know what bullets can do — and how they can exercise their rights.
The invite-only group of lawmakers gleefully defied GOP leaders to defeat the terror gap bill.
It frustrates me that so many of my peers and professors have reacted so negatively.
Its call for the party to bar all armed security from its Philadelphia gathering makes for punchy rhetoric, but wobbly logic.
The landmark Heller decision is on safer ground than the NRA says.
Ken Cuccinelli’s practice is part of a growing number of law firms offering the controversial service.
The 2008 Heller decision left lots of room for gun regulation. For its namesake, that meant the war had just begun.
Prominent legal scholar says controversial vote may just be evidence of Supreme Court nominee's respect for precedent.
One of his decisions relates to the most important Second Amendment case in American history.
Behind the decision was a contentious Pennsylvania law empowering lawsuits by gun groups.
A veto override will make West Virginia the ninth state to allow gun owners to carry without a license. At least 19 others are considering similar legislation.
The supercharged version Republican lawmakers are pushing adds an extra layer of protection for gun owners who kill while claiming self defense.
Even before the death of Antonin Scalia, lower courts and policymakers were operating in limbo on significant issues such as assault weapons bans.
In a Supreme Court case where convicted domestic abusers want their gun rights restored, the Justice raised concerns about protecting the Second Amendment.
Seven ways he played the Second Amendment card, to no avail.