Newtown shooting

Tom Diaz in Washington DC

A former NRA man on his conversion to gun control

Former competitive shooter and anti-gun activist Tom Diaz on school murders, political indifference and how the NRA is a paper tiger
President Barack Obama signs executive orders on gun violence flanked by Hinna Zeejah, Taejah Goode, Julia Stokes and Grant Fritz during an event at the White House in Washington

Is it easier to buy a gun than a kitten in the United States?

Why Obama’s tougher gun laws are likely to get watered down
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Guns, crime and stats in the U.S.

’Going postal’ is the tip of the iceberg. The larger problem lies beneath the surface
Wayne LaPierre

NRA: The world’s foremost child protection agency

Gun-free schools are the most dangerous places on earth, right?
Connecticut School Shooting

Will Newtown become the 9/11 for gun control?

The deaths of 20 children could spark a change of consciousness
Patrick Deegan

Bullets, bliss and gun lobby B.S.

Martin Patriquin on the dizzying euphoria of shooting guns and the bloody-mindedness of the NRA
Sandy Hook School Shooting Newtown

Photos: The latest from outside Sandy Hook Elementary School

"Earlier today, a tragedy of unspeakable terms played itself out," says Gov. Malloy
Barack Obama

Obama and gun control

’As a country, we have been through this too many times’