Guns

Parkland’s secular saints shouldn’t be immune to criticism

3 April 2018 11:42 am

Oh America, what have you done to your kids? Consider David Hogg, the 17-year-old survivor of last month’s massacre at…

On guns and porn, morally elevated citizens should tell the busybodies to buzz off

30 March 2018 12:27 pm

Will foreign pornographers be the last defenders of the Bill of Rights? America is going through one of its periodic…

March For Our Lives is another Children’s Crusade – and it’s time adults listened

25 March 2018 10:24 pm

“Twenty-first century people shouldn’t be governed by eighteenth-century laws,” was the slogan on one of the home-made placards I saw…

Trump is serious about gun control

2 March 2018 9:23 am

A friend who works for a prominent, hardline conservative think tank writes: ‘So, can we all admit that Trump is…

American gun reform is close to happening

1 March 2018 9:00 am

WASHINGTON It seems a perverse fate that Donald Trump, the bogeyman of progressive America, should turn out to be the…

What I learned from arguing about gun control with my Texan uncle

15 February 2018 11:00 am

Whenever there’s another mass shooting in America, like the one in Florida yesterday, I think immediately of my Uncle Bill…

We don’t need to talk about gun control. After the horror of Vegas, we need to be dumbstruck

7 October 2017 9:00 am

To my embarrassment, ever since my novel We Need to Talk About Kevin was published in 2003, I’ve been a…

Donald Trump avoids gun debate in explicitly religious speech about Las Vegas shooting

3 October 2017 5:00 pm

Donald Trump’s statement to the nation about Las Vegas was platitudinous. Speeches by leaders in the wake of such horrors…

Stricter gun controls won’t turn American into Denmark – but they’d certainly help

3 October 2017 3:00 pm

There’s a scene in the touching Richard Linklater film Boyhood where the young Mason goes to visit the rural family…