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What's Wrong With Licensing Gun Owners? Cory Booker's Plan Would Unjustly Deprive Peaceful Americans of the Fundamental Right to Armed Self-Defense May. 08, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Cory Booker says the gun control ideas he unveiled on Monday are necessary "to make justice a realit... Read More

Toy Soldiers Are Patrolling the Real Border. What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Apr. 24, 2019

Daily Editorials

It's time for the U.S. government to crack down on American illegals. Not the undocumented migrants ... Read More

Time for a Litmus Test of Congress Prioritizing Women's Rights Over Guns Apr. 05, 2019

Daily Editorials

The National Rifle Association says it will turn the Violence Against Women Act into one of its infa... Read More

Gravity Knives, Bump Stocks and Lawless Law Enforcement: New York Cops and the President Arbitrarily Turn Legal Products Into Contraband Apr. 03, 2019

Jacob Sullum

When Joseph Cracco bought his folding knife about a decade ago, he had no reason to think he was bre... Read More

Aide Demonstrates Why Lawmakers Shouldn't Expand Conceal-Carry Venues Mar. 15, 2019

Daily Editorials

The arrest of a Missouri Senate aide who dropped his loaded gun during a Jefferson City bar fight di... Read More

Gun Sale Laws Need Consistency Mar. 07, 2019

Daily Editorials

The phrase "if the law supposes that, the law is an ass," has been misstated and misused over the ye... Read More

One Deadly Drug Raid, Two Red Herrings: Neither Gun Control nor Uncritical Support of the Police Can Stop Violence Required by War on Drugs Feb. 06, 2019

Jacob Sullum

After a drug raid killed a middle-aged couple and injured five narcotics officers in Houston last we... Read More

The Whimsical Illogic of 'Assault Weapon' Bans: The Category Is Defined by Politicians, Who Focus on Looks Rather Than Function Jan. 16, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Since 1996, Gallup has been asking Americans whether they support a ban on "assault weapons." Gallup... Read More

'This Is Our lane.' Doctors School the NRA on America's Gun-Violence Epidemic. Nov. 19, 2018

Daily Editorials

More than 30,000 Americans are killed by firearms annually, far more than in any other industrialize... Read More

Americans Don't Appreciate Their Freedom Nov. 15, 2018

Daily Editorials

Here's a shock: Almost half of Americans cannot name a single right protected by the First Amendment... Read More

Demand Action to Stop Deadly Shootings Nov. 13, 2018

Daily Editorials

Our country can't continue like this. The past few weeks feel like the United States has hit a new l... Read More

Why Are the Police Caught Flat-Footed by Right-Wing Extremism? Because They Are Right-Wing Extremists. Nov. 09, 2018

Ted Rall

Not for the first time, nor the last, the U.S. has recently been hit by a wave of political violence... Read More

Fight Against Hate Nov. 08, 2018

Daily Editorials

The 11 people slaughtered as they worshiped on Oct. 27 at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue were n... Read More

Who's to Blame for Political Violence? Terror Starts at the Top, Trickles Down Nov. 02, 2018

Ted Rall

There are no eye sockets big enough for the eye-rolling I want to do when I hear American politician... Read More

War on the Jews -- Again Oct. 30, 2018

William Murchison

Once more, the Jews are targets of unreasoning hatred. It's "unreasoning" in that the irrationality,... Read More

Together, Illinois Gubernatorial Candidates Might Have a Plan to Fight Gun Violence Oct. 19, 2018

Daily Editorials

For all their disagreements on a variety of major policy issues, Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Raun... Read More

Don't Touch the Second Amendment Sep. 26, 2018

Daily Editorials

The ongoing debate over guns in America has led some to vociferously call for abolishing the Second ... Read More

J.D. Martinez's 2nd Amendment Stance Isn't Controversial; It's Patriotic Aug. 31, 2018

David Harsanyi

Someone recently dug up an old pro-Second Amendment Instagram post by Boston Red Sox star J.D. Marti... Read More