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Guns

  1. extremism
    Andrew Clyde Challenges MTG for Title of Most Extremist Georgian in CongressThe North Georgia mountains are a proving ground for radical right-wing populists. Gun dealer Andrew Clyde is the latest example.
  2. 2021 elections
    Virginia GOP’s Gubernatorial Contest Is a Trumpian MessAn “unassembled” convention has spurred threats of a lawsuit from MAGA candidate Amanda Chase, who could also doom the whole ticket.
  3. guns
    Supreme Court Accepts Case That Could Overturn State Gun LawsA New York concealed-carry licensing regulation that requires demonstration of a distinctive need for self-defense outside the home could soon fall.
  4. early and often
    ‘Self-Defense Is Self-Care’: How Liberal Gun Owners See the Election“The tree can’t be harmed if the Lorax is armed.”
  5. politics
    QAnon Booster Marjorie Greene Continues March Toward CongressIt’s hard to be too extreme in pockets of red America like Georgia’s 14th District, where Greene just won the Republican primary.
  6. nra
    New York Attorney General Sues to ‘Dissolve’ the NRAAttorney General Letitia James says self-dealing and corruption resulted in the NRA losing $64 million in just three years.
  7. politics
    Another QAnon Sympathizer Knocks Off GOP Congressman in Colorado PrimaryDespite a Trump endorsement, Scott Tipton was no match for the owner of a gun-themed restaurant called Shooters Grill who defied public-health orders.
  8. coronavirus
    Are Masks Just for Liberals?As the backlash to coronavirus precautions spreads, so, too, may resistance to the most visible sign of compliance — the mask.
  9. coronavirus
    The Coronavirus Ushered in Boom Times for Gun RetailersAccording to FBI data, the spike in firearm purchases caused by the pandemic surpassed sales boosts following 9/11 and the Sandy Hook shooting.
  10. gun control
    Virginia’s Assault Weapons Ban FailsIt was the most controversial bill in a package of gun control legislation advanced by Gov. Ralph Northam.
  11. guns
    Supreme Court Won’t Intervene to Protect Gun Manufacturer From Sandy Hook SuitFamilies of victims will have the chance to show marketing of the weapon used in the massacre violated state laws, which could set a huge precedent.
  12. vision 2020
    Beto O’Rourke 2020 Has Been Worse Than UselessHe could have been a contender (in Texas). Instead, he’s run a dumb, needlessly divisive campaign.
  13. guns
    White House Circulating Gun Proposal That Trump May Not SupportThe NRA is already denouncing the gun background-check bill that nobody in the Trump administration will openly embrace.
  14. gun control
    Trump, and Some Democrats, Blame Beto for Making Gun Legislation Less LikelyAny excuse not to act.
  15. gun control
    Senate Republicans Won’t Act on Guns Unless Trump Lets ThemMitch McConnell is ceding the Senate’s power to the White House.
  16. vision 2020
    Trump Fears Alienating His Base With Gun Reforms. That’s Irrational.The president backed off background checks for fear of displeasing his core supporters. But he can’t win reelection on their votes alone.
  17. the top line
    Walmart’s Gun Decision Is Less Political Than It LooksIt’s about perceptions of safety by customers and employees. But it also underlines how much gun-rights activists have overstepped.
  18. guns
    Walmart Cancels Handgun-Ammo Sales, Backs ‘Commonsense’ Gun LegislationThe nation’s largest retailer takes some small but possibly influential steps away from the lethal-weapons business.
  19. guns
    The NRA Is in Trouble, But Don’t Count It Out YetThe organization is choking on its own decadence, but the ideas that sustained it will survive.
  20. gun violence
    The Push to Expand Gun Background Checks: What You Need to KnowAfter the El Paso and Dayton shootings, Democrats and a handful of Republicans have renewed efforts to pass new gun laws, but they face major hurdles.
  21. guns
    Republicans’ Love of Guns May Cost Them Votes in the SuburbsBeing a slave to the NRA is not the safest position to be in heading toward a 2020 election in which suburban voters are already leaning Democratic.
  22. politics
    Struggling California Town Wants to Be ‘Sanctuary City’ for GunsIt’s an effort that combines “sticking it to the liberals” with true economic desperation.
  23. mass shootings
    The Push to Not Name Mass Shooters Is Catching OnAfter this week’s shooting in Colorado, Kendrick Castillo, the 18-year-old who died in an act of heroism, received more coverage than the shooter.
  24. guns
    What the World’s Biggest Machine-Gun Shoot Looks LikeDocumenting an explosion-filled celebration of firearm culture in Kentucky.
  25. gun violence
    Connecticut Supreme Court Rules to Allow Sandy Hook Relatives to Sue GunmakersThe U.S. Supreme Court may step in and stop the Connecticut suit, but it could expose the strategies by which gunmakers market their deadly wares.
  26. grookey
    We’re Closer Than Ever to Having a Pokémon With a GunThe nonexistent Pokémon Gun follows an internet tradition of giving the stanned firearms.
  27. sandy hook
    Sandy Hook Evacuated Over Bomb Threat on 6th Anniversary of Mass ShootingStudents were dismissed for the day after the threat came in.
  28. gun control
    Trump to Announce Bump-Stock Ban, a Largely Meaningless GestureBanning bump stocks will do almost nothing to reduce mass-shooting casualties in the U.S.
  29. pittsburgh synagogue shooting
    Armed Guards Are Already Common in New York’s SynagoguesAfter the Pittsburgh shooting, synagogues are rethinking their security measures. But armed guards are already surprisingly common among them.
  30. school shootings
    School-Shooting Survivors Bear Their Scars, and Bear WitnessThis year saw two of the U.S.’s worst school shootings. In the midterms the subject is often missing. A half-century of survivors tell their stories.
  31. mass shooting
    Four Dead, Including the Suspect, in Maryland Warehouse ShootingA 26-year-old temp at a Rite Aid warehouse gunned down three others before killing herself.
  32. Report: Betsy DeVos May Let Schools Use Federal Education Funds to Buy GunsThe Education Department has a sneaky plan to arm teachers.
  33. select all
    The Downloadable Gun Is Dead — for NowA federal judge issued a temporary nationwide ban on blueprints for untraceable 3-D-printed firearms just hours before they posted online.
  34. Who Will Win Georgia’s Insane GOP Gubernatorial Runoff?Democrats are hoping the wild GOP contest will help their candidate Stacey Abrams.
  35. Florida Sold Guns Without Background Checks Because of Forgotten PasswordFlorida GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam is a loud NRA guy. His staff didn’t do their jobs because they forgot a password. He didn’t notice.
  36. NRA Announces Gunrunning Lawbreaker As New PresidentLadies and gentlemen, Oliver North!
  37. Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Points Gun at Teen in New AdBrian Kemp is in a competition with his Republican rivals to show how much he loves guns. But they could go too far.
  38. Congressman Lays Loaded Gun on the Table And It Doesn’t Shoot AnybodySouth Carolina’s Ralph Norman wanted to show that guns don’t shoot people without people being involved.
  39. Denying Merrick Garland a Hearing Biggest Accomplishment of McConnell’s CareerMcConnell knows conservatives will forgive him — and Trump — almost anything in exchange for Supreme Court appointments.
  40. Not So Long Ago, the Second Amendment Didn’t Guarantee the Right to Own a GunA slim Supreme Court majority transformed the law of the land in 2008. Another such decision might restore its narrower meaning.
  41. Citigroup Issues Gun-Control Rules for Its Clients and Business PartnersCEO Michael Corbat wrote in a memo that the company is trying to “do our part.”
  42. No Immigration or Obamacare Deals As Huge Spending Bill Shambles Toward PassageMost of the controversial riders are out, but modest gun measures could yet be enacted.
  43. Shooting Leaves One Dead, Two Injured at Maryland High SchoolPolice said the shooter died after exchanging fire with a school officer.
  44. Republicans Need to Stop Politicizing Airline Dog DeathsConservatives are exploiting the death of a puppy on a United Airlines flight to push their statist, dog-storage-control agenda.
  45. California Teacher Accidentally Discharges Weapon in ClassroomJust hours ahead of the nationwide walkout by students in support of gun control.
  46. Study: When NRA Members Meet for Their Convention, Gun Injuries FallA new study finds that when the “good guys with guns” hole up for their annual get-together, America becomes significantly safer.
  47. Trump: Take the Guns First. Due Process LaterTrump’s departure from conservative orthodoxy on guns seemed to shock lawmakers. It probably won’t last.
  48. the law
    The Second Amendment Is No Barrier to Stricter Gun LawsThe courts have found that even all-out bans on assault-style weapons are in harmony with the right to keep and bear arms.
  49. WSJ Editorial Board Member: Arm Teachers With Stun GrenadesReading, writing, and action-hero reflexes.
  50. Two New Polls Show Widespread Support for Stricter Gun LawsThe same surveys show President Trump dipping in popularity.
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