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4 Arrested After Assault Rifles Stolen: Sheriff

AP | Posted 12.24.2013 | Crime

SHREVEPORT, La. — SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff says four people have been arrested in connection with an investigation into doze...

America's Gun Debate: A Misguided Debacle

Bryan Wood | Posted 04.23.2013 | Crime
Bryan Wood

Violent criminals are arrested, prosecuted, and are back out on the streets to commit more crime at a lightning fast pace. So where is the root of this problem?

No Silver Bullet

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Gun laws are always going to change incrementally, at best, but that doesn't mean they aren't worth the effort of passing. "The problem is too big" should no longer been seen as an excuse. Marginal gains are better than no gains, magic bullets aside.

The (Terrifying) Transformative Potential of Technology

Lisa Wade | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology
Lisa Wade

When Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School, he was carrying a Bushmaster .223 caliber Remington semiautomatic. This is the frightening weapon he used to take the lives of 27 people:

Romney, the Single Mom and the AK-47

Rob Brooks | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Rob Brooks

Each candidate was asked what they would do to keep assault rifles off the streets. So profoundly does Romney believe in the changing of culture, that he pivoted directly to a beloved conservative talking point: single mothers.

Police Chief: Store Assault Rifles In High Schools To Protect Students

Posted 10.22.2012 | Education

An Illinois community southwest of Chicago is astir after the local police chief proposed a new method to protect students: bring more guns to school....

Norway Shooter's Mini-14: The "Poor Man's Assault Rifle"

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The attack in Norway by Anders Behring Breivik, apparently involving a Ruger Mini-14 assault rifle, is only the most horrific of the mass shootings in...

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

NRA Campaigns to Protect Corrupt Gun Dealers

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

If two NRA-backed bills get hearings before Congress and become law, they would devastate the ATF's ability to protect our communities and families from gun dealers who sell guns into the illegal market.

Cecil "Joe" Erb's Defense: He Shot Man 29 Times With An Assault Rifle In "Self-Defense"

Greeley Tribune | Mike Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A trial began Thursday in a stunning Greeley murder -- in which the victim was shot at 29 times with an assault rifle -- and in opening statements, th...

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.

Arthur Delaney

Sarah Palin To Be Given Huge Engraved Assault Rifle

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A custom firearms manufacture plans to give Sarah Palin a smokin' gift at a May banquet of the National Rifle Association, according to RedState. NR...