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Shot in the Dark: Deborah Paul on Guns

He suddenly vaulted from his desk chair to retrieve his open briefcase, which, he explained later, held a loaded gun. What if he hadn’t? What if our kids had discovered the weapon and thought it a plaything? What if?

Brian Ciyou
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My Gun Story: The Gun Enthusiast

It’s simplistic to point to one thing—guns—and say that’s the problem.

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Under the Gun: Do Convenience-Store Clerks Need More Protection?

“We take security very seriously,” says Jay Ricker of Anderson-based Ricker Oil Co.

Christopher Wilburn
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My Gun Story: The IMPD Cop

After experiencing this and the emotional toll, some might hesitate to pull their gun again.

Suburban Mom
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My Gun Story: The Suburban Mom

“I don’t tell many people we own guns, which is why I don’t want to be identified here. I’m not sure how that would go over with other moms.”

Shannon Watts
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My Gun Story: The Activist

“The rhetoric of the NRA has created an extremist group terrified their guns are going to be taken away.”

Johnny Nugent
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My Gun Story: The Legislator

“Yes, I’ve carried a gun into the Statehouse in the past. Why? Because I can. It’s America.”

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Under the Gun: Indy’s Tale of Two Cities

Indianapolis does not have a gun problem or a homicide problem or a crime problem or a socioeconomic problem or a drug problem. It has an all-of-the-above problem.

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Laws, Stock and Barrel: Indiana Gun Control vs. Gun Rights

Where some of our more noteworthy state and local regulations fall on the pro-control–to–pro-gun spectrum

Dr. Gerardo Gomez
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My Gun Story: The ER Doctor

“A common misconception is that we’re searching for the bullet. We don’t care about the bullet.”

Gary Thrapp
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My Gun Story: The Victim

“It’s a crazy world, and you have to be more vigilant than you think.”

February 2015
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Under the Gun: Has Kansas City Found a Cure?

In 2014, Kansas City, historically one of the 10 most-violent U.S. cities, was headed for its lowest homicide rate in five decades.

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