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Firearms

Male Practice

From a conversation on Facebook that was published in a January opinion of the Tennessee Supreme Court. The court suspended Winston Sitton from practicing law for four years for making…

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Another World Is Possible

When I moved to New York City in 2008, my perception of safety (and everything else) was conditioned by a lifetime of American cop shows. Though I’d grown up in…

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Good Guys with Guns

Rethinking America’s not-so-complicated relationship with guns Read More

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Good Guys with Guns

Why the left should arm itself

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Who Has the Guns?

The genuine sportsman’s voice is seldom heard in the outcry against gun-control laws. The dominant note is the shrill voice of the superpatriot. His sentiments were once well synthesized by…

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How to Make Your Own AR-15

A gunman kills 49 people with an AR-15 assault rifle at an Orlando nightclub; Dan Baum investigates whether gun-control laws could ever stop the weapon from proliferating

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Happiness is a Warm Biscuit

From a glossary of terms used by three rival East Harlem street gangs, compiled by prosecutors for the April indictments of sixty-three gang members. Between October 2009 and March 2013,…

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How to Make Your Own AR-15

The gun Congress can’t ban

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Blood Sport

For a time in December, it looked as though the nation was finally ready to take on the gun culture. Perhaps you recall the moment: twenty grade-schoolers, along with their…

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