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The Future of Gun Control

The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision overturning Washington, D.C.'s handgun ban is the biggest gun rights ruling since the Second Amendment was ratified in...

Gun Control Laws in the Cross Hairs

For decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has stood apart from the debate raging over gun control. It hasn't ruled on the Second Amendment since May 1939 — almost four...

Common Ground on Gun Control?

The revelation that Virginia Tech shooter Cho Seung-Hui's brief stay in a Virginia psychiatric facility did not prevent him from legally buying handguns has...

Forced into a Gun Debate

Until the massacre at Virginia Tech, the last thing the Democrats wanted was a debate about guns. Convinced that Al Gore lost Tennessee in 2000 partly because of...

Facebook To Restrict Gun Ads

The social network will delete posts from users selling illegal guns, among other restrictions

Report: Hate Groups Decline in U.S.

Report sees a decrease after an explosion over the last decade and following the election of Barack Obama

Top 10 U.S. News Stories

See the rest of TIME’s Top 10 of Everything 2013 lists here 10. The Moore, Okla. Tornado Sue Ogrocki / AP Like most tornados, the storm that tore through...

Giffords to Attend Gun Show Under NY Sales Model

(ALBANY, N.Y. ) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit...

Newtown Activists Again Lobby Congress On Guns

(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — Activists from the Connecticut town where 26 people were gunned down in a mass shooting at an elementary school in December headed to...

Colorado’s Civil War

A recall election turned a local fight into the latest front in the national gun control debate

Barack Obama’s Crisis-Driven Second Term

In his January inaugural address sketching out the promise of a second presidential term, here are some things Barack Obama did not mention: Surveillance...