Suppressors

Suppressors

In addition to extended ammunition clips, the gunman responsible for the deaths of 12 people in Virginia Beach used a suppressor, otherwise known as a silencer. Like the clips, silencers are legal, and probably allowed the shooter to increase the carnage.
Fleecing the flock

Fleecing the flock

Times are tough for the once-mighty National Rifle Association. The gun-rights organization has hemorrhaged money over the past years. Its president was forced to resign after a nasty and very-public spat with its longtime CEO. There are allegations that Russian...
Snuffed out

Snuffed out

Employing legal strategies that eventually brought Big Tobacco to heel, survivors of the victims of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut hope to peel back the federal protections afforded gun manufacturers.