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The fees would be used to reimburse the city for the public costs of gun violence.
Biden's Nominee to Head the ATF, Who Wants Congress to Ban 'Assault Weapons,' Says He Can't Define Them
David Chipman's obfuscation, like the president's vagueness, is aimed at concealing the illogic of targeting firearms based on their "military-style" appearance.
Even when states authorize gun confiscation orders, identifying would-be mass shooters is a daunting challenge.
Georgia D.A. reverses her previous position when faced with a mass shooting she sees as a hate crime.
A new RAND analysis shows how difficult it is to answer basic questions about this rare variety of homicide.
Although police seized the perpetrator's shotgun when he was deemed suicidal, he was never identified as a potential murderer.
Both advocates and skeptics of the copycat theory recommend self-restraint by the news media.
The president's unilateral restrictions are legally dubious and unlikely to "save lives."
The journalist and free-speech activist says identity politics are destroying the media, higher education, and Hollywood.
The suggestion that the ordinance could have prevented Monday's mass shooting is utterly implausible.
The Singapore-born journalist and free-speech activist says identity politics are destroying the media, higher ed, and Hollywood.
It is hard to see how an "assault weapon" ban or expanded background checks could have prevented this attack.
Rhetoric around the shootings risks putting massage workers everywhere in more danger.
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The policies he favors would arbitrarily limit Second Amendment rights and threaten the industry that makes it possible to exercise them.
There were four times as many incidents of physical restraint against students the year after Florida doubled the number of police in its schools.
Gorsuch Throws Shade at Trump Administration for Rewriting Federal Gun Laws Without Congressional Approval
“Why should courts, charged with the independent and neutral interpretation of the laws Congress has enacted, defer to such bureaucratic pirouetting?”
A deadly shooting on a Naval base in Florida may lead to a new battle against encryption.
Two victims were killed at a church shooting in White Settlement, Texas. It would have been much worse had some parishioners not been armed.
We found a lot of things to worry about over the past 10 years.
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The plaintiffs now have to prove that Remington's advertising was not only "unfair or deceptive" but "a proximate cause" of the attack.
Violent bigots were targeting Jews long before they could broadcast the carnage.
A decision based on a poor grasp of gun technology.
Increasingly theatrical and frightening active shooter drills are surprisingly common, even though school shootings are not.
The Texas senator wants to beef up a background check system that unjustly and irrationally deprives people of their rights.
Sandy Hook Promise Ad Hypes the Danger of School Shootings, Fostering Irrational Fears and Bad Policies
Official responses to these extremely rare crimes are grossly disproportionate in light of the risk they actually pose.
Trump Mulls Orwellian Proposal to Stop Mass Shootings by Monitoring 'Mentally Ill People' for Signs of Imminent Violence
The program would try to develop a surveillance system based on predictive tests that don't exist.
A Suspiciously Selective, Logically Shaky Analysis of Mass Shooting Data Claims the Federal 'Assault Weapon' Ban 'Really Did Work'
The law's impact on weapon choice cannot plausibly account for reductions or increases in fatalities.
Does the Texas Shooting Show That 'Universal Background Checks' Are a Good Way to Prevent Mass Murder?
The policy is unenforceable and poorly tailored to the problem it is meant to address.
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When it comes to deciding who should keep their Second Amendment rights, the deck is stacked against gun owners.
"Joke or not, these types of comments are felonies under the law," says the Volusia County Sheriff's Office
Only if you assume they would have happened in the absence of gun confiscation orders.
The Democratic presidential contender suggests that "racist threats or anti-immigrant manifestos" could justify federal gun confiscation orders.
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.