In the Wake of Sandy Hook, Connecticut Passes Some of the Strictest Gun Legislation in the Country

Yesterday, bipartisan lawmakers in Connecticut have created a bill that includes several new gun control laws that, if passed, will make the state one of the strictest on guns in the nation. The deal includes a ban on 100 new types of firearms, a ban on new high-capacity ammunition magazines, a statewide dangerous… »4/02/13 12:40pm4/02/13 12:40pm

NRA Generously Gives Us Free Shooting Games for Four-Year-Olds

The nation — and the world — has been shocked and saddened by recent gun violence tragedies. There is some consensus that enough is enough, that the way we treat guns, gun laws, and gun culture must change. And yet, the National Rifle Association (NRA), the largest pro-gun lobby and one of the most influential… »1/15/13 11:30am1/15/13 11:30am

A Very Brief Profile of Nancy Lanza Intimates That She Was an Overwrought Mother

The mother of Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old man police have identified as the gunman in Friday's horrifying massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., is quickly becoming an object of media fascination (and thoroughly sensationalized speculation) in the wake of a school shooting that that left 20… »12/16/12 12:00pm12/16/12 12:00pm