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How We Fix This
Minnesota is the latest to enact laws to prevent "nominee purchases" and stem the flow of illegal guns. But do they work?
Accounts from the front lines of urban gun violence. This week: Hartford, Connecticut.
Portions really are bigger on this side of the pond.
National Rifle Association
“We discovered fishy things in a number of states," says muckraker behind Connecticut investigation.
Amid reports of a rise in backcountry shooting, a look back at the maneuvering that brought more firearms into America's most protected open spaces.
The symbolism also might matter. Lessons from a misunderstood post-Ferguson reform bid.
A brutal murder in a small Louisiana town reignites debate about women, guns, and self-defense. Here's the story the data tells.
Q & A
Criminologist Tom Nolan blames poor discipline for the shooting deaths of unarmed men like Michael Brown.
The Business of Guns
Did Texas Law Shield pressure gun owners into buying dubious legal coverage against criminal charges?
A group of neighborhood moms began camping out on a South Side street corner after a shooting there in late June. Since then, there hasn't been a single shooting in the area.