Gun Control

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”

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

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

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

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

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

Existing and proposed federal regulations on gun dealers are inadequate.

Guns Do Kill People

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

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

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

Dispatches from the DNC – Day 1 Recap

Following the fallout over a massive email leak, the Democratic Party sought to unite on the Convention’s opening night.

Gun-Tracing E-Database Up and Running

Firearm investigative resource unveiled in Virginia.