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The 12 Most Overrated Things About 2012

Mark Juddery | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
Mark Juddery

In case you expect me to include 50 Shades of Grey, the Kardashians or Clint Eastwood's profound discussion with a chair, sorry, but nobody actually rated them highly.

Americans Ecstatic To Get Guns For Christmas

Posted 12.26.2012 | Business

Forget the turtle doves. This year, many Americans were ecstatic to find guns under the Christmas tree. The AR-15 style weapon, which was used in ...

Christina Wilkie

Massive Newtown-Based Gun Group Champions Military-Style Weapons

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Three miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School, a white Colonial-style building stands about 50 feet back from the road, an unassumin...

Bushmaster: Weapon Of Choice For Adam Lanza And The DC Sniper

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 12.17.2012 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Weapons used by Connecticut gunman Adam Lanza, who killed 20 children and six school workers Friday after killing his mother at the...

John Rudolf

Portland Mall Shooter Could Have Killed Many More, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 12.14.2012 | Crime

A man who killed two and injured one on Tuesday in a Portland, Ore., mall packed with holiday shoppers might have taken many more lives, authorities s...

The Dark Knight Shootings: 'All It Takes Is a Little Push'

William Bradley | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

This is a culture with too much anger, too little reflection, and too many guns. Hopefully, this time around will be different.

NRA: It's Good to Live Like a King

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

There is plenty of circumstantial evidence that the NRA's mission has nothing to do with its members, but everything to do with protecting the profits of the gun manufacturers who support the organization with big bucks.

Joe Wilson 'You Lie' Slogan Etched Onto Line Of Assault Rifle Components

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Wilson's (R-S.C.) health care-era "you lie" interruption of President Obama is now reportedly being commemorated with a place on a new, limit...

Gunmaker's 'Adaptive Combat Rifle' Too Combat-y: Fires Full Auto!

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

When is a "combat rifle" for the U.S. civilian gun market too combat-y? When it fires like a full-auto machine gun. That's the problem Bushmaster now faces with its new Adaptive Combat Rifle

Guns to Mexico: NRA Mythology Cannot Survive the Facts

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Why do Mexican drug cartels have to resort to U.S. gun shops? The answer is plain: because Mexico's strong gun laws are effective.

Obama Gun Boom Comes to an Official End

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

A "family" of gun companies collectively known as The Freedom Group has just filed new documents with the SEC, in anticipation of its IPO.

The Collapse of the AR-15 Assault Weapon Market

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

One of the greatest talents of the NRA and the gun industry has been their ability exploit high-profile events -- the Brady Bill; Y2K; the election Barack Obama -- to pump up gun sales.

"Resistance Efforts," Guns and the Constitution

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Armed protesters have made it clear that individual safety is not their primary concern -- instead their show of force at public events reminds elected officials that, in their view, armed citizens have the final say.

Obama Protester With Semi-Automatic Rifle Part Of 'Publicity Stunt'

HuffPost's Eyes & Ears | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A number of YouTube videos have shown a man carrying an AR-15 rifle to a pro-Obama health care reform rally outside the president's speech in Phoenix ...

We Don't Negotiate With Terrorists

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

Note the phrase "threatened use of force" in the definition of terrorism, and then ask yourself what the guy at Obama's event with an assault weapon was doing, given the events of the past year or so.

Only a 'Madman' Would Oppose All Gun Control, Says Gun World Editor

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

In a world viewed by many of his readers in black and white, Jan Libourel, the editor of Gun World magazine, has staked out a little island of gray. It remains to be seen whether he's exiled to it.