The same week, President Biden signed into law a bipartisan bill on guns.
God and guns have become strangely intertwined.
This public defender was “never a gun guy.” So why is he siding with the N.R.A. in the Supreme Court’s latest case on gun rights?
The number of firearms in the U.S. is outpacing the country’s population, as an emboldened gun industry and its allies target buyers with rhetoric of fear, machismo and defiance.
After more mass shootings, one side is gaining donors and political will; the other is galvanized by gun rights. Will anything be different?
Preparing schools to repel and return gunfire isn’t a mature society’s response.
Freedom and responsibility, in equal measure.
Christian theology teaches that societies — not just individuals — bear responsibility for evil.
There are real solutions to this epidemic. We just need the courage to act.
Representative Chris Jacobs, whose district includes Buffalo suburbs, abandoned his campaign after his support for a federal assault weapons ban caused a G.O.P. backlash.
Democratic state leaders from California to New Jersey are demanding immediate action after the Uvalde shooting.
Gun supporters and protesters mourned two shooting massacres in a single month, but the gap in their views on what to do next remained wide.
America’s leaders are failing in their most basic duty.
Guns don’t kill people. Doors do.
Will we rise up to face the rising tide of violence?
The former president and the Texas senator made inaccurate or misleading claims about the efficacy of gun restrictions, gun ownership trends and school shootings.
Above all else, activists and politicians at the gathering sought to divert pressure to support popular overhauls like expanded background checks by seizing on the issue of school safety.
How else to explain the resistance to dealing with it?
When the president asked why he couldn’t do something about assault weapons, people in the room recalled, his acting chief of staff replied: “You’d lose.”
Gov. Greg Abbott canceled plans for an in-person appearance at the event, but former President Donald Trump was among those still scheduled to speak.
In a sign that it’s never “too soon” to glorify guns, G.O.P. leaders are gathering in Texas to wallow in that orgy of gun fetishism known as the N.R.A.’s annual convention.
Commemorating the dead seems to be the only action we’re capable of.
The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote to legislators in a crucial swing state after the Trump campaign’s loss in 2020.
The Democrat from Connecticut, who has spent his decade in the Senate trying and failing to enact gun safety bills, says his party should make the issue the core of its 2022 midterm message.
The president plans to tap Steven M. Dettelbach to run the troubled agency, seven months after withdrawing his previous nomination.
The three justices appointed by Trump are doing exactly what they were sent to the court to do.
Ryan Busse used to be a prominent figure in the firearm industry. A recent book details his disillusionment as he saw gun culture transform — and has drawn disdain from former allies.
As groups debate the effect of the verdict, the legislative stalemate shows no signs of changing, and weapons on the street grow.
As the executive director of Everytown for Gun Safety, he took on the National Rifle Association and helped make gun violence a winning issue.
The National Park Service should stop a planned cull of these animals in Grand Canyon National Park.
A look at some of the ventures that have sprung up, fueled by a new sense of mission in American journalism and by the sheer quantities of money available.
State lawmakers are trying to get around a federal law that gives gun manufacturers broad immunity from lawsuits.
If confirmed, David Chipman would inherit an agency seriously depleted by the National Rifle Association’s campaign to undermine it.
Could an investigation into financial misconduct be the undoing of America’s most powerful gun rights group?
The N.R.A. filed for bankruptcy this year as it sought to end run regulatory action in New York, but a judge rejected the strategy.
The proposal came in response to a directive from President Biden to find a way to help combat gun deaths.
In a rare move, the trustee, part of the Justice Department, called for the dismissal of the N.R.A.’s bankruptcy filing or the appointment of an outside monitor.
The federal agency tasked with enforcing gun laws has been hamstrung for years by the firearms lobby. Now, the president’s plan to rein in gun violence hinges on the A.T.F.’s success.
The footage was taken during a 2013 hunting trip in Botswana for an N.R.A.-sponsored television series, but it never aired. It was obtained by The Trace and The New Yorker.
The justices contemplate expanding arms rights in the wake of mass shootings.
The group’s lobbying power is diminished — but that hasn’t shaken Republican opposition to gun control.
Wayne LaPierre has led the National Rifle Association for 30 years, but his implacable image looked threadbare in bankruptcy court.
Facing enforcement by the New York attorney general, the National Rifle Association’s chief executive hatched a secret plan for bankruptcy.
Cities across the country have tried to adopt their own regulations. Boulder’s ordinance was blocked in court shortly before a mass shooting left 10 people dead.
A day after President Biden called on Congress to pass a new assault weapons ban and tougher background checks, the administration was considering steps it could take without legislation.
In a showdown with New York State, the National Rifle Association is trying an unusual strategy. Legal experts doubt it will work.
The group, which said it planned to reincorporate in Texas, is currently being investigated by New York’s attorney general, who is seeking to dissolve it.
The toll of self-inflicted gun deaths has led to an unusual alliance between suicide-prevention advocates and gun-rights proponents.
Joshua L. Powell, the former senior strategist for the organization, claims he’s sorry and offers details from inside an organization apparently in free fall.
A new book from a controversial former executive accuses the National Rifle Association of “appealing to the paranoia and darkest side of our members.”