Photo of people participating in March for Our Lives

NRA Sues San Francisco Over Terrorist Declaration

The National Rifle Association sued San Francisco on Monday over the city's recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a "domestic terrorist organization." "This action is an assault on all advocacy organizations across the country. There can be no pla...
Photo of Nation Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre

Infighting Erupts at NRA Convention, Threatening Leadership

INDIANAPOLIS — The National Rifle Association was plunged into deeper internal turmoil Friday amid an effort by opponents of top executive Wayne LaPierre to drive out the man who has long been the public face of the gun-rights group. LaPierre sent a letter ...
Photo of handguns displayed at the Smith & Wesson booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas

How California Got Tough on Guns

The modern American gun debate began on May 2, 1967, when 30 protesting members of the Black Panther Party marched into the California Capitol with loaded handguns, shotguns and rifles. by Ben Christopher CALmatters In the years since, Californi...

17 More Shooting Deaths and Still No Common Ground

Let's consider the possibility that both sides — though they are a thousand miles apart — make cogent points in America's torrid debate about gun violence and mass shootings. Opinion Bill McEwen The "thoughts and prayers" utterances by Sec...