The archetype can be traced back to 1920s detective fiction, when gruff, gun-toting, cigarette-smoking mavericks became heroic figures.
The growing number of self-taught, right-wing experts on the Constitution believe not only in the rights of white people, but have a comprehensive – if not comprehensible – view of the Constitution.
Gun control bills passed recently by the House of Representatives may never become law, but they are still a sign of important change.
Scholars helped put a persistent problem into a larger context with their research.
A battle over the Second Amendment is exactly the wrong way to think about the government's role in the firearms industry.
A US gun rights advocate has won the right to publish instructions on the web for 3D printing firearms. In an era where anyone can access a 3D printer, is this the end of gun control?
The group, founded in 1871, didn’t try to smother virtually all gun control efforts until the mid-1970s.
After mass shootings, calls go out to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. But data show this solution is misguided.
Data show the vast majority of people killed by gun violence are black and live in urban areas.
Trump's America is marked by the clash of intransigent, bitter opinions. And it's not just about gun control.
Do guns on campus threaten the very ideology of American higher education -- one that encourages critical thinking and intense scrutiny?
A 20-year conservative trend in the Supreme Court is on the line. A constitutional scholar examines why this issue alone will drive herds of voters to the polls in November.
Gun makers are trying to dismiss the potentially precedent-setting suit, claiming a federal law gives them immunity.
Whenever firearm control is raised, the gun lobby turns to the US Constitution.
The notion of civil rebellion – like the one at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge – is at the heart of the Second Amendment. But so is the idea that such rebellions should not be undertaken lightly.
President Obama's call for better electronic gun-safety systems put a spotlight on the technologies currently in the R&D pipeline that aim to make sure only authorized users can fire a gun.
Barack Obama has challenged the US media on gun laws, but despite the First Amendment, journalists are too scared to speak against abuse of the Second Amendment.