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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Newsmakers: Chris Hadfield, Theresa Spence and another Bhutto

Plus, a Kansas couple who take helicopter parenting to new heights
Wayne LaPierre

NRA: The world’s foremost child protection agency

Gun-free schools are the most dangerous places on earth, right?
Wayne LaPierre

The NRA: if it’s guns or freedom, we’ll have guns, thank you

Paul Wells on the gun lobby’s response to the Newtown shooting
Reading between the lines

Is gun control the right conversation?

Amanda Shendruk looks at the links between legislation and homicides and finds something else worth talking about
Connecticut School Shooting

Re: The backlash against ’I am Adam Lanza’s Mother’

Emma Teitel on our need to vilify what we don’t understand

What I learned about fame in America

Considering the link between mass killings and celebrities
Connecticut School Shooting

Will Newtown become the 9/11 for gun control?

The deaths of 20 children could spark a change of consciousness
Dozens killed in shooting at elementary school in Connecticiut

Newtown mourns

A broken community begins to bury its dead