Justice Department Aims to Bust Ghost Guns
The Justice Department issued a new final rule regulating guns that can be assembled at home.
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
New York lawmakers’ attempt to regulate guns will result in significant legal challenges.
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.
Effective Gun Regulation Can Be Compatible with Gun Rights
Lobbying and appropriations limits undermine the enforcement of gun regulations.
Guns Do Kill People
Recent research confirms that guns’ lethality increases with their caliber.