In a 5-4 decision, the SCOTUS blocked a conservative effort to overturn a law that makes it illegal to buy a gun for someone else. While the ruling maintains the status quo by preserving long-standing legislation, it opens the door for stricter limits on gun ownership.
June 23, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Has non-fatal gun violence increased or decreased over the past 10 years? No one really knows.
May 15, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
After a week of reporting and writing on booms and busts—everything from the economy of big oil boomtowns to the growth of the mental-health counseling field—Jamie Wiebe considers five of the biggest booms—and five of the biggest busts—of the past year.
May 9, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Since Congress pressured the CDC to stop funding research on gun violence, Dr. Garen Wintemute has donated more than $1.1 million of his own money to keep his research going.
April 28, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Republicans don’t think so.
April 25, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
As data journalism has its moment in the media, a reminder that we bring our own assumptions to the reading of charts and graphs.
April 21, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Forget money and the mom-vote—it’s a question of charisma.
April 17, 2014 • 1:39 PM • Share
Researchers report white Americans who hold implicitly anti-black attitudes are more likely to have a gun in the house, and to oppose gun-control measures.
November 4, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
While their intentions aren’t necessarily pure, the numbers suggest they’re actually on to something.
September 27, 2013 • 10:00 AM • Share
Houston is the first target.
June 19, 2013 • 12:59 PM • Share
We can continue to argue about gun ownership and its relationship to violence, but studies have confirmed at least a few peculiar aspects of firearms.
April 18, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
You are no less likely to be a victim of violent crime in a country with fewer guns.
April 17, 2013 • 4:05 AM • Share
If you control for developing countries and South Africa, with its history of apartheid and ethnic conflict, there is a strong link between the number of guns per capita and gun-related homicides in a country.
April 17, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
We need to stop spinning the research on mass shootings and acts of terror—the outliers—so that we can focus on more common and deadlier threats.
April 16, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
December 19, 2012 • 10:26 AM • Share
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