Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight

The NRA has millions of dollars, and millions of aggressive supporters who knock on doors, hand out fliers, make phone calls, and register voters — while most of their opponents do nothing but tweet and post clever memes on Facebook. In the meantime, an average of one mass shooting occurs in the US every day.

“The Drugs Made Me Do It?”

The finger-pointing about who is to blame for gun violence
has turned to prescription pharmaceuticals. We’re told that they
transform people into killing machines. But is the problem the
drugs themselves—or the ease with which the mentally ill can obtain

Fact-Checking Wayne LaPierre

The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre pooh-poohed a proposal to reduce how many rounds semi-automatic weapon magazines can carry. But he introduced a red herring—and he was being deceptive.