The Business of Guns
Dozens of online retailers sell de facto silencers, making it easy for gun owners to avoid federal screening and registration.
Google Shopping has a policy against posting gun accessories. But we identified multiple listings for high-capacity magazines.
The Russian-developed 8M3 rifle round is known for its ability to expand and fragment on impact, creating catastrophic wounds.
Bans on sharing 3D gun blueprints have proven porous, but the community that makes them is migrating to platforms more amenable to the cause.
In 2017, Honor Defense was called out by the gun community for making weapons that can fire when dropped. Now a police officer is suing the company after he was shot by his.
Three Democratic senators sent a letter to the…
The new products can reliably fire 40 or more rounds before requiring reloading. They’re ending up in the hands of mass shooters.
The platforms say they don’t allow users to post blueprints or how-tos for building ghost guns. But the files continue to circulate.
The proposal comes after an investigation by The Trace and The New Yorker found that thieves are exploiting lax security and stealing thousands of weapons that end up on the black market.