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Saved by a Cup of Joe

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 04.07.2014 | Crime
Mark Rubinstein

Phil was a 40-year-old cop with 18 years on the force. I saw him in psychiatric consultation after an incident one night in Bridgeport. While on p...

Forget the Guns -- Put Law Enforcement in Control of the Bullets

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 02.26.2013 | Crime
Sarah O'Leary

For "responsible" gun owners, ammunition control by law enforcement should be a welcome compromise. The argument has always been that control laws only affect responsible gun owners.

21 Vintage Gun Ads That Will Make You Wince

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.21.2012 | Small Business

Gun companies walk a very fine line in advertising weapons. In recent years the delicate nature of selling a deadly product to a mass audience has ...

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:

A Hunter's Daughter: Common Sense & Guns

Whitney Caudill | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics
Whitney Caudill

Why not start with common sense? If you are not a soldier, then you don't need anything resembling an assault rifle and a high volume clip.

Historical Trends in Gun Advertising

Lisa Wade | Posted 02.17.2013 | Media
Lisa Wade

A vintage collection of gun advertising, organized by decade, shows some interesting trends.

High School In Washington Locked Down After Rifle Found In Classroom

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education

Evergreen High School in Vancouver, Wash., went on lockdown Wednesday -- along with three other local schools -- as a precautionary measure after a te...

What Does It Feel Like To Have a Loaded Gun Pointed at You in Anger?

Quora | Posted 01.13.2013 | Crime
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Mark Hughes, screenwriter and Forbes blogger In New Orleans during Mardi Gras in 2000, there are so...

More Than 150 Weapons Seized From Mexico Cartel

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican soldiers found a buried cache of weapons apparently stockpiled by a drug cartel, including 154 rifles and shotguns and mor...

Jesus Rifles -- The Resurrection

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

Everybody remember those Jesus Rifles? The rifles being used by our troops in Iraq in Afghanistan that have Bible verse inscriptions on their sights? The sights whose manufacturer, Trijicon, was going to be sending the military modification kits for to remove these inscriptions? Well, this isn't going exactly as expected.

Blackwater Took Hundreds Of US Weapons From Military, Afghan Police Using 'South Park' Alias

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON - A Senate investigation accuses the Army of turning a blind eye when a Blackwater subsidiary hired violent drug users to help train the Af...