A 6-3 conservative court will hear a broader range of controversial cases, shift interpretations of individual rights and put more pressure on local democracy to make policy decisions.
A new analysis shows that the many Americans who have experienced being threatened by a gun or suffering a gunshot wound are significantly less likely to believe most people can be trusted.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social networks say they are targeting hate, but they're overlooking a major source of hateful content: gun talk.
Sanctuaries that protect everything from gun rights to the unborn are popping up across the country. They challenge federal law and the shared understanding of its power and role in the US.
The gunmaker's move to stop selling AR-15s to civilians is not a response to concerns about gun control. Instead it's a reflection of how prevalent the AR-15 and comparable weapons are in the US.
The upcoming Supreme Court session will address notable cases about the rights of different groups. The cases go to the heart of how U.S. laws protect both individual and group rights.
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.
More often than not, the group owes more money than it has available to spend at the end of the year.
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?
Here's a challenge for gun control proponents: Watch 100 videos made by gun owners and gun rights advocates. One scholar watched these videos over five years and something surprising happened to her.
The Second Amendment was barely taught in constitutional law classes two decades ago. That changed after a 2008 Supreme Court ruling that ensured a federal right to keep and bear arms.
Young activists are using journalism to advance their cause. Though their work echoes student activists and journalists of the 1960s, they use new tools not available to the activists of that era.
The gun industry has been virtually immune from liability for the deaths and injuries caused by its products since 2005. Can this change?
Gun control advocates want to shut down the National Rifle Association's online video channel, NRA TV. A scholar looks at what its videos are actually about.