Gun Control

Can Members of Congress Pack Heat?

Lawmakers renew a clash over carrying firearms: A Dispatch Explainer.

‘Gun Safety’ Isn’t the Issue

What Nicholas Kristof doesn’t understand about our national firearms debate.

Are We Prosecuting Straw Buyers?

Illinois works to introduce new legislation while it remains unclear whether current laws are being enforced.

A Guide to Guns

Frequently asked questions about gun policy.

The War on Bubba

Our approach to gun crime is a mix of doing nothing and going after middle-aged guys who like to shoot rifles.