gun-violence

The Rise of Leftist Gun Culture on Instagram

Spurred by political instability and the rise of a violent far right, young leftists are increasingly collaborating and showing off the fact that they’re armed and ready, too

In a Parkland World, Where Does the Red Ryder BB Gun Live?

Many know the iconic air gun from ‘A Christmas Story.’ But that nostalgic holiday staple, like the rifle itself, has become a political hot potato

Everyone Is Readying for Battle in Post-Rittenhouse America

The far-right was waging IRL violence long before the 18-year-old killer went free. But the verdict is fueling a hero myth around Rittenhouse — and questions of a new standard of violence

The Feds Took Credit for Nailing an Incel Terrorist. Do They Deserve It?

How big charges and splashy headlines rewrote the story of a foiled mass shooting