gun control

Congress Breaks For Recess Without Acting On These 5 Important Issues

Think of the most contentious, hot-button topics to plague the nation in the past few months. Angry yet? Members of Congress left important issues unsettled before leaving Washington for an inordinately long seven-week hiatus.

Marissa Miller | July 15, 2016 - 11:33 am

Reactions To Alton Sterling’s And Philando Castile’s Deaths Expose The Racial Hypocrisy Of Many Gun Advocates

Surprise! All that “right to bear arms” rhetoric you heard after the Orlando shooting apparently only applies to white skin.

Kylie Cheung | July 8, 2016 - 12:14 pm

The Supreme Court’s Gun Ruling Could Have A Big Impact On Gun Control

This ruling could have huge implications for the future of gun control in America.

Kelly Kanayama | June 27, 2016 - 2:03 pm

House Democrats Organize A Sit-In For Gun Control Reform, Refusing To Accept The Senate’s Inaction

Democrats will not take “no” for an answer when it comes to stricter gun control laws.

Liz Magee | June 22, 2016 - 6:11 pm

Stephen Colbert Brutally Bashes The Senate For Its Failure On Gun Control Reform

He goes in and ruthlessly calls out the Senate on their bullshit. 

Liz Magee | June 22, 2016 - 1:12 pm

This Toddler Practicing A Lockdown Drill Is A Harsh Reality Check About Gun Violence

While a mom posting a picture of her daughter demonstrating what she learned at school seems harmless and uneventful, it becomes a harsh wake-up call when you realize toddlers are

Liz Magee | June 21, 2016 - 8:53 pm

Doctors Beg Congress To Fund Firearm Injury Research In The Name Of Doing One Fucking Thing For Gun Reform

Funding the CDC is literally the least Congress could do.

Karen Fratti | June 21, 2016 - 3:18 pm

The Supreme Court Turned Down A Challenge To Assault Weapon Bans As The Senate Rejected Gun Control Measures

The decision is a victory worth celebrating in the wake of so much tragedy and Republican opposition to reform.

Kylie Cheung | June 21, 2016 - 11:08 am

Watch This 13-Year-Old Boy Easily Buy A Gun, But Not Lottery Tickets Or Porn

In the United States of America, it’s quite literally easier to buy a killing machine than a racy magazine.

Kylie Cheung | June 20, 2016 - 2:04 pm

The Senate Filibuster Ended With An Agreement To Vote On Two Gun Measures. Here’s What They Entail.

Democratic Senator Christopher Murphy of Connecticut led a 15-hour filibuster on gun violence Wednesday in an effort to get Republicans to vote on amendments to an annual appropriations bill. Following the tragic…

Lauren Holter | June 16, 2016 - 3:09 pm

8 Common Myths About Gun Control And Mass Shootings, Debunked

I’m looking at you, “good guy with a gun” theorists.

Kylie Cheung | June 15, 2016 - 2:05 pm

7 Ways Donald Trump’s Behavior After Orlando Proves He’s Never Been Worse Than He Is Now

Trump has somehow managed to out-Trump himself.

Kylie Cheung | June 15, 2016 - 8:45 am

This One Terrifying Statistic Puts Gun Violence In The U.S. In Perspective

Shooters may have problems beyond access to guns, but that access makes it a lot easier for them to kill innocent victims.

Kelly Kanayama | June 14, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Chris Christie Just Vetoed A Bill To Prevent Domestic Abusers From Having Guns

Christie was probably tired of us feeling sorry for him, so he went out of his way to remind us what a dick he is.

Kylie Cheung | May 24, 2016 - 9:52 pm

Toddlers Have Already Shot 23 People This Year And It’s Only May

According to a report via the Washington Post, American children aged three and under have shot at least 23 people in 2016 which is a five person increase since last year.

Megan Reynolds | May 2, 2016 - 11:13 am

Gee, Why Would Anyone Not Want Open Carry At The Republican National Convention?

I thought gun-free zones were supposed to be terribly dangerous!

Robyn Pennacchia | March 28, 2016 - 5:50 pm

Family Of Gun-Loving Mom Shot By Son Still Opposes Gun Control

Clearly, it would be a violation of her freedom not to allow her 4-year-old son to ride unsecured in the backseat next to a loaded gun.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 11, 2016 - 1:41 pm

If You Think Obama Wants To Take Your Gun Away, Then Maybe Someone Should

Clearly, these people have some poor comprehension skills, which could affect their judgement in dicey situations.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
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