From Journalist’s Resource, Margaret Weigel on the effectiveness of policies and programs that attempt to reduce firearm violence: A meta-analysis. What can philosophy of technology tell us about the gun debate? Ned Resnikoff investigates. Robert Parry on the real rationale for the 2nd Amendment that Right-wingers are totally ignorant about. Conor Friedersdorf on the strangest conservative priority: Prepping a “2nd Amendment Solution”. What gun regulations will the Supreme Court allow? Michael C. Dorf on restricting firearms outside of the home and on originalism and the Second Amendment. Jeffrey Rosen on how gun control can survive the Supreme Court. The fiscal cliff and the gun cliff are not separated issues — the resolution of both will speak volumes about the true grit and attest to the depth of American civilization. Sandy Hook shooting thrusts “preppers” into spotlight. Preppers are getting ready for the Barackalypse: Obama's second term is very bad news for survivalists — it's also very good news for the industry catering to their worst fears. Elias Groll on America’s exceptional gun culture: Four reminders about just how entrenched guns are in American society.