Gun Control

Arguments Against a “Statutory Second Amendment”

Arguments Against a “Statutory Second Amendment”

Scholar argues that state laws preempting local gun regulation hinder progress.

An End Run Around the Gun Industry Liability Shield

An End Run Around the Gun Industry Liability Shield

New York lawmakers’ attempt to regulate guns will result in significant legal challenges.

Reducing Information Asymmetry in the American Gun Market

Reducing Information Asymmetry in the American Gun Market

Given the dangers of gun ownership, the firearms industry should be subject to warning label requirements.

Defining “Assault Weapons”

Defining “Assault Weapons”

Attempts to regulate “assault weapons” will be futile as long as the term lacks a clear definition.

The Economic Approach to Evaluating Gun Control Policies

The Economic Approach to Evaluating Gun Control Policies

An economic approach more fully captures the cost of gun violence than a public health approach.

A Call to Arms Research

A Call to Arms Research

Lack of quality data hinders policymakers’ ability to create effective gun regulation.

Gun Regulation Is Costly—and Not the Only Option

Gun Regulation Is Costly—and Not the Only Option

Policymakers should deploy strategies beyond regulation to reduce gun-related harm.

What Firearms Law and Regulatory Scholarship Can Learn from Each Other

What Firearms Law and Regulatory Scholarship Can Learn from Each Other

Firearms law and regulatory scholars must come together to tackle the gun control problem.

Limitations of Federal Gun Regulation

Limitations of Federal Gun Regulation

Existing and proposed federal regulations on gun dealers are inadequate.

Guns Do Kill People

Guns Do Kill People

Recent research confirms that guns’ lethality increases with their caliber.

Bringing Expertise to the Gun Debate

Bringing Expertise to the Gun Debate

Experts address the promise and potential limitations of gun control measures.

In First Presidential Debate, Candidates Spar over Economy, Crime, Trade

In First Presidential Debate, Candidates Spar over Economy, Crime, Trade

Interspersed between jeers and jabs, substance takes center stage during widely anticipated event of the presidential race.