Senate Passes Bipartisan Gun Bill

The most expansive firearms legislation in decades is likely to become law.

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Lawyers Win SCOTUS Case, Forced to Leave Firm

A rather bizarre coda to yesterday’s big Supreme Court decision.

SCOTUS Strikes Down NY Gun Law

The 6-3 ruling broke down on predictable lines.

Bipartisan Senate Gun Control Talking Points

Calling it a “deal” is vastly over-selling it.

Kavanaugh Stalker Charged with Attempted Murder

A man who claims he was going to kill the Supreme Court Justice is in jail.

Speaking of Bad Political Analysis

A recurring genre about presidents.

The Anglicization of Spanish Place Names

You-VAL-dee? You-VAHL-day? Oo-VAHL-deh?

A Fascistic and Authoritarian Response

Donald Trump and friends speak to the NRA.

What Gun Laws Work?

The research is not as robust as you’d think.

Police Have No Duty to Protect You

“Protect and Serve” is just a slogan, not a guarantee.

What Are Police For If They Won’t Risk Their Lives to Save Children?

Despite their military trappings and propaganda, they’re seldom heroes.

The Uvalde City Budget The Uvalde City Budget

The Graph Of The Day

It doesn’t appear the Uvalde TX police were underfunded

America’s Gun Problem is Here to Stay

The obstacles to fixing the problem are many.

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More Police In Schools Is NOT The Answer

An example of security theater with proven negative social impacts

Yet Another School Shooting in America

Alas, it’s unlikely to change the policies that enable them.