--How Japan has virtually eliminated gun deaths.

--We spend $1,000 to prevent terrorism for every $1 we spend preventing gun violence.

--"It’s currently easier for a poor person to get a gun than it is for them to get treatment for mental health issues."

--The man who inspired Omar from 'The Wire' has died.

--And a non-gun-related link: What an early leak of the IPCC's big climate report tells us about the state of climate science.