Gun Country is an ongoing, multi-format project that reboots the conversation about guns in America.

Gun Country weaves together news, storytelling, dialog and advocacy, to explore the hold guns have on us, and to amplify efforts to reduce gun violence.

 

News/Updates

 
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The Gun Violence Archive offers this tally of gun deaths and injuries in America, as of 10/24.

--2/5: 5K deaths & injuries

--3/6: 10K deaths & injuries

--4/5: 15K deaths & injuries

--5/14: 20K deaths & injuries

--6/9: 25K deaths & injuries

--7/4: 30K deaths & injuries

--7/30: 35K deaths & injuries

--8/25: 40K deaths & injuries

--9/23: 45K deaths & injuries

--10/23: 50K deaths & injuries

 

A selection of five stories or opinions to help you navigate the world's most well-armed society. Updated regularly.

 

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Half-Cocked

 

HEAR the trailer for Half-Cocked, a speculative fiction podcast about a self-assured gun lobbyist whose life careens off the tracks, threatening to topple the entire gun industry. This fictional story is bolstered by factual commentary, giving stakeholders in the gun debate a voice.


GO DEEPER: Watch Warren Burger's takedown of the gun lobby, as featured in the Half-Cocked trailer, and learn how fellow former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens would amend the Second Amendment.

 

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