Shaneen Allen, race and gun control

Shaneen Allen, race and gun control

Gun control advocates need to recognize that aggressive enforcement will mean more incarceration. And more incarceration of black people.

Gun-control fight stalls bipartisan hunting bill

Gun-control fight stalls bipartisan hunting bill

Innocuous, bipartisan proposal to expand hunting and fishing rights gets caught up in election-year scuffle over gun policy.

New gun-control fight brewing in the Senate

New gun-control fight brewing in the Senate

Potential debate comes 15 months after gun rights legislation stalled on Capitol Hill.

21 maps and charts that prove America is Number One

21 maps and charts that prove America is Number One

Corn. Guns. Jorts. An incomplete list of things that America is best at.

Gun violence and mass shootings -- myths, facts and solutions

Gun violence and mass shootings -- myths, facts and solutions

There is no simple solution to the problem of mass shootings.

Pr. George’s police involved in fatal shooting in Suitland

Pr. George’s police involved in fatal shooting in Suitland

A 20-year-old man fatally shot by county police in Suitland had “a long gun” that turned out to be a pellet gun.

Richard Martinez’s grief won’t change the gun debate. It just won’t.

Richard Martinez’s grief won’t change the gun debate. It just won’t.

Tragedies involving guns don’t move the needle on gun laws.

Which NRA member are you?

Which NRA member are you?

The NRA is expanding their outreach -- but they’ve been doing this for a long time.

Santorum’s misguided history lesson

Former senator Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) says gun crime was low in the Wild West because everyone had guns.

Juror from the Michael Dunn trial explains the deadlock

Juror from the Michael Dunn trial explains the deadlock

Unhappiness with the outcome of the Michael Dunn trial has sparked criticism for the jury

Not only in Newtown

Not only in Newtown

Criminal homicide by gunfire claimed 91 children under the age of 10 last year. Taken together, the deaths reflect the nation’s most unyielding problems.

A vigil against another Newtown, Conn.

A vigil against another Newtown, Conn.

About 800 people gather in Washington to remember shooting victims and push for gun control.

Gun-control groups set sights on states

Gun-control groups set sights on states

Plan is to pressure legislatures and pursue ballot initiatives for stricter firearm laws.

Acoustic sensors reveal hidden depth of gun use in D.C.

Acoustic sensors reveal hidden depth of gun use in D.C.

Monitors that classify noises, assess their location and alert officers offer an unprecedented view of gun crime.

Recovered guns form a sea of steel from District to Prince George’s

Recovered guns form a sea of steel from District to Prince George’s

Since 2000, nearly 50,000 have been taken off the two jurisdictions’ streets. The vast majority are handguns.

A clear case of self-defense rallies supporters of gun rights

A clear case of self-defense rallies supporters of gun rights

As the national gun debate raged, a mother in Georgia fired shots that echoed across the country.

NRA, arms dealer played key role in growing market for military-style guns

NRA, arms dealer played key role in growing market for military-style guns

Legislation in the mid-1980s helped make more powerful firearms more readily available to civilians.

For sale at gun shows: Stuff that has nothing to do with guns

For sale at gun shows: Stuff that has nothing to do with guns

The shows have become travelling malls, with jewelry, paintings and camouflage onesies for sale.

Gun control bill will be back, senator says

Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) says on TV that he and Sen. Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.) will try again.

Gun bill’s failure a blow to companies with background-check contracts

Gun bill’s failure a blow to companies with background-check contracts

Accenture, Computer Sciences and others saw prospects for more work dim as the Senate measure died.