Gun Rights and Foster Care Restrictions Collide in Michigan

Gun Rights and Foster Care Restrictions Collide in Michigan By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG August 8, 2017 Bill Johnson with his holstered handgun. He and his wife, Jill, are suing Michigan, which would bar them from carrying concealed weapons if they became...

Trump Keeps His Conservative Movement Allies Closest

The White House has spent considerable time and effort cultivating the right, the one constituency it knows it cannot afford to alienate.

Florida to Pay Legal Fees in Case That Kept Doctors From Discussing Guns

By MATTHEW HAAG July 24, 2017 Florida has agreed to pay $1.1 million in legal fees to lawyers who sued the state over a 2011 law that barred doctors from talking to patients about gun ownership, according to a gun control organization involved in the case....

‘I Want This to Get Over’: After Congressional Shooting, Complex Grief for a Gunman’s Widow

By JULIE TURKEWITZ July 1, 2017 BELLEVILLE, Ill. — He flung dishes at his wife, roared at the television, erupted during an outing at a local brewery. Suzanne Hodgkinson became so concerned with her husband’s growing anger that she wrote to his...

Chicago Police and Federal Agents to Team Up on Gun Violence

By MITCH SMITH June 30, 2017 CHICAGO — As a candidate, Donald J. Trump frequently mentioned the shootings that claim hundreds of lives here each year. As a new president, he threatened on Twitter to “send in the Feds!” if the local...