Versus Trump: Russia Check-In
On a new episode of Versus Trump, Easha, Jason, and Charlie check back in with the most politically charged of all Versus Trump suits: the Russia investigation. Listen now!
Versus Trump: Are There Lawsuits About Gun Regulation?
On a new episode of Versus Trump, Easha, Jason, and Charlie discuss what's going on in courts related to gun regulation. They focus on one set of Versus Trump lawsuits in this area: suits by the Gabby Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence requesting any Trump Administration records that would show the influence of the gun lobby on the Administration. Listen now!
Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017
The fact that raising the issue of ownership of semiautomatic weapons in a confirmation hearing caused the nomination to be put on hold is a sad development. DOJ officials indicated they cannot regulate sales of gun bump ammunition stocks absent Congressional guidance, but momentum for gun control is quickly waning in Congress.
Updates | The Week of October 16
Sen. Feinstein argues Congress must act to close the loophole for bump stocks, used in the Las Vegas shooting, in the Firearms Owners Protection Act.
Updates | The Week of October 2, 2017
Calls for stricter gun regulations followed the devastating mass shooting in Las Vegas, while the White House said it was too soon to discuss such measures.
Slavery and the Right to Travel Armed: A Short History Lesson
By Saul Cornell: The opinion striking down D.C.'s gun law under the Second Amendment relies heavily on a selective culling of historical evidence—and a shocking ignorance of the most important facts about Anglo-American criminal law and its history.
Updates | The Week of April 17, 2017
As part of their Information Wars Series, Leah Litman and Helen Klein Murillo argue that the Administration is pursuing a dangerous "don't investigate-so-you-can-deny" policy with gun violence research.
The Attack on American Cities
Trump's anti-urban rhetoric has fanned the flames of a war by state governments against progressive cities. We see this in battles over sanctuary cities, LGBT rights, gun regulation, employee rights. The time has come for a campaign on behalf of city power.