Why this gun control debate has been different

Over the last month and a half, news organizations have covered Newtown in a fundamentally different way than they have other shootings. And that’s because President Obama has given journalists a story they can’t resist.

By Danny Hayes January 28, 2013

A better target for gun control

"Figuring out how to prevent the next gun massacre (or specifically the next gun massacre at a school) is a classic case of solving the wrong problem," wrote Mark Kleiman. "The right problem is gun homicide generally, or homicide generally."

By Ezra Klein December 18, 2012

The 6 craziest state gun laws

From concealed carry in schools to legal shotgun ownership at age 8, here are six of the most insanely lenient state gun laws on the books.

By Dylan Matthews December 16, 2012