Series: Guns In America


Tue August 6, 2013

Johnstown Moves Forward With Firearms Facility

A sketch of what the proposed Liberty Arms Institute would look like from a May 2013 proposal.
The Architects' Studio Inc.

The city of Johnstown has given initial approval for what could be one of the largest indoor shooting ranges and retail spaces in Colorado.

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Tue April 16, 2013

Mental Health Bills To Be Debated at State Capitol

Ken Lund Flickr - Creative Commons

Last December Governor Hickenlooper made a plea for more money and additional resources to strengthen mental health services in Colorado following the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Sat April 6, 2013
This Is NPR

The Curious Listener: Debating Guns On Air, At Home & On The Range

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 4:32 pm

Katie Burk NPR

NPR listener Paul Gwaltney contacted All Things Considered earlier this year with a challenge - go to a shooting range. He'd heard an interview with National Rifle Association President David Keene on our air, and thought the trip might allow a better understanding of the culture there.

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Sun March 24, 2013
Guns In America

Battling Suicide In A 'Gun State' Means Treading Carefully

Originally published on Sun March 24, 2013 3:58 pm

In Wyoming, a gun is used in about three-quarters of all suicides. Nationally, guns are used about 50 percent of the time.
Spencer Platt Getty Images


Fri March 22, 2013
NPR Story

Letters: Reaction To Gun Series

Originally published on Thu March 28, 2013 5:17 pm



Our Series this week on guns in America have sent many of you to your keyboards. And every day, a new batch of stories sparked conversation and some heated debate at our website. Some listeners complained that our coverage was pro gun control, some that it was pro National Rifle Association.


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