If your neighbor were unbalanced, armed to the teeth and busy posting social-media messages about how much he hates you, you'd certainly support measures to disarm him. But you'd feel more secure if he didn't hate you in the first place.
SCOTUS Should Drop This Second Amendment Case, a New York Times Columnist Argues, Because Mass Shootings
The justices would be abdicating their duty to uphold the Constitution if they let such political considerations decide legal issues.
The nation's leading scholar of mass shootings explains how media coverage of horrific events such as El Paso and Dayton stoke unwarranted fear and anxiety.
Joe Biden Concedes the 'Assault Weapon' Ban He Wants To Revive Had No Impact on the Lethality of Legal Guns
The presidential contender nevertheless insists the law reduced mass shooting deaths.
Trump's incendiary rhetoric and selective law enforcement is encouraging anti-immigrant violence.
After outraged responses from Fox and Trump, Universal yanks The Hunt from its schedule.
The Puzzle of Identifying Future Mass Murderers Cannot Be Solved by Psychiatry, Background Checks, or Red Flag Laws
If "the notion that we can identify mass killers before they act" is a "fiction," the conventional policy responses to mass shootings are unlikely to be effective.
Store orders ban of violent displays, but is still selling guns and video games.
Republicans Who Support Gun Confiscation Laws Imagine 'Due Process' That Does Not Exist on Paper or in Practice
Here is how the states with "red flag" laws fail to protect the constitutional rights of gun owners.
Deflections, generational conflict, and misleading data abound.
To Stop Mass Shooters, Trump Says, We Should Make Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Easier. No, We Shouldn't.
Because psychiatrists are terrible at predicting violent behavior, the wider net would catch lots of harmless people.
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Politicians never hesitate to exploit a tragedy.
Companies should forced neither to help spread offensive speech nor to suppress it.
Does 'Common Sense Gun Safety Legislation' Make Sense As a Response to the El Paso and Dayton Shootings?
The familiar proposals would do little or nothing to prevent attacks like these.
The president offers the worst of both worlds.
Studies show no connection between games and real-world aggression.
Plus: A second shooting in Dayton leaves 9 dead, dozens injured.
The presidential contender feels no need to defend the policies he favors, because "we all know" they are "the right thing to do."
Relying on the Same Illogic That Trump Used to Ban Bump Stocks, a New Lawsuit Argues That Customizable Rifles Are Illegal
The plaintiffs say manufacturers broke the law by producing rifles that were compatible with accessories that facilitate rapid firing.
The bill would turn law-abiding gun owners into felons for possessing a product that is almost never used in violent crimes.
After Virginia Beach Shooting, a Quick Pivot to Squabbling About 'Silencers' and Trump's Golf Clothes
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Social media platforms and governments are "voluntarily" teaming up to ban "violent extremist content." What could go wrong?
California Was Ready to Punish This Synagogue Shooter for Murder. The Feds Want to Make Sure He Is Also Punished for Hating Jews.
The federal hate crime charges against John T. Earnest are redundant and constitutionally problematic.
Resist when politicians declare that speech (even radical speech) is a “threat to our democracy.”
The government is prohibiting "military-style semi-automatics" and redefining them to include most guns with detachable magazines.
How does shooting teachers with pellet guns make anyone safer?
With big tech helping government officials to control the sharing of information, we need to support alternatives to undermine their censorious efforts.
"I want you to know that and I want you to feel that deep inside-49 people died because of the rhetoric that you put out there."
Journalists Treat Obscure Australian Senator's Racist Post-Shooting Remarks As Representative of Nation's Views on Immigration
Fraser Anning is a totally discredited gadfly, not representative of Australians' popular will.
The suspected shooter is in custody.
The Connecticut Supreme Court rejects an absurdly broad definition of "negligent entrustment" but allows a claim based on "unfair trading practices."
The mass shooting became a story about gun control. But it's also a story of incomprehensible government failure.
It's not about school safety-it's about the money.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel Will Finally Lose His Job, Almost a Year After the Parkland Shooting
The sooner he's gone, the better.
Currently, most Florida public school teachers can't carry in the classroom.
The Parkland shooting has led to policy changes, controversial court rulings, and even a free speech lawsuit.
The administration usurps Congress by redefining machine guns.