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Can You Bring a Gun to a Protest?

An obscure and centuries-old law is allowing some municipalities to answer that question with a resounding “no.” 

Politics
Oct. 17 2017 8:05 PMSenators Crafted a Bipartisan Deal to Stabilize ObamacareDoes it have a chance?
The Angle
Oct. 17 2017 5:47 PMThe Angle: Host With the Most EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s lies, data and politics, and Jimmy Kimmel’s rise.
War Stories
Oct. 17 2017 4:34 PMThe Worst DefenseTrump claims that U.S. missile defense works 97 percent of the time. It doesn’t, and it’s a problem if he thinks that.
Politics
Oct. 17 2017 2:49 PMQuestionable CallsTrump has sparked outrage by suggesting that his predecessors didn’t call the grieving families of service members. If only we were as interested in why they are killed at all.
The Good Fight
Oct. 17 2017 10:10 AMTrump Is Not the Failure He Appears to BeA lot of people laughed when the president claimed to be “ahead of schedule,” but he’s not wrong.
The Angle
Oct. 16 2017 6:05 PMThe Angle: Peppy Brew EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “appeasement,” Rick and Morty, and Fox & Friends.
The World
Oct. 16 2017 10:23 AMThe Ghost of Munich         The stigma around “appeasement” is leading U.S. foreign policy down a dangerous path.
Roads & Kingdoms
Oct. 16 2017 7:30 AMOf Shrimp and PetroleumA weekend at Louisiana’s oldest harvest festival.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 6:26 PMHow the Democrats Can Still Save ObamacareIt’s all about the blame game.
War Stories
Oct. 13 2017 4:44 PMCertifiable NonsenseTrump’s speech on the Iran deal might be his most dishonest, and also his most damaging.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 13 2017 1:08 PMTwo Guns Per PersonA simple, constitutional proposal that protects both Americans’ lives and liberty.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 7:27 AMThe Man Who Could Save Puerto Rico, If He Feels Like ItDonald Trump is reveling in his power both to save hurricane victims and condemn them.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 5:50 AMWho Is Seth Moulton For?The Massachusetts congressman is a white, centrist, Harvard-educated war hero who wants to remake the Democratic Party. Too bad no one wants that.
Politics
Oct. 12 2017 6:29 PMThe NRA Defends the IndefensibleThe group cannot provide one good reason why anyone who is not a mass shooter needs a high-capacity magazine.
The Angle
Oct. 12 2017 5:21 PMThe Angle: Not Addicted EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Bernie Sanders’ new book, women’s work in Puerto Rico, and reporting the Weinstein story.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 17 2017 7:02 PMWho’s to Blame for America’s Sexual Harassment Nightmare?The Supreme Court, for one.
Watching Fox
Oct. 17 2017 5:00 PMHow Fox News Turned an Innocuous Comment by Jimmy Kimmel Into an Entire Day of Coverage
Interrogation
Oct. 17 2017 3:20 PMWho Is to Blame for the Rise of the Far Right?It’s not just the xenophobes.
Politics
Oct. 17 2017 12:57 PMPromises, PromisesWhy we should never get used to Trump’s lies.
Interrogation
Oct. 16 2017 7:04 PMWhat Would Che Say?Che Guevara’s biographer on what the guerilla leader would think of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Trump, and his brand today.
Watching Fox
Oct. 16 2017 5:09 PMFox & Friends’ Mission: Convincing Viewers That Someone Else Is Stupider
Open Thread
Oct. 16 2017 9:07 AMDid Giants Roam the Earth?Join Slate’s open thread for the week of Oct. 16.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 13 2017 6:32 PMThe Obtuse SaboteurTrump’s plan to kill Obamacare isn’t just reckless—it’s illegal, and likely to fail in the courts.
The Angle
Oct. 13 2017 5:42 PMThe Angle: Casting a Shadow EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Hollywood’s broken façade, Sharia in Texas, and the future of U.S. men’s soccer.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 4:00 PMJohn Kelly Speaks the TruthTrump’s chief of staff accidentally confirms Trump’s incompetence. Oops.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 11:13 AMWhen Pigs FlyWhy the Trump administration’s fondness for private flights has struck a special nerve.
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 13 2017 5:55 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Interrogation
Oct. 12 2017 9:34 PM“You Heard Stories About Hanky Panky”Peter Biskind on the Weinstein allegations, and why he exposed the Miramax mogul’s anger but not his alleged sexual abuse.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 12 2017 5:49 PMLawyers vs. White SupremacistsCan the organizers of the Unite the Right rally be held responsible for the violence in Charlottesville?
Politics
Oct. 12 2017 4:55 PMTrump’s Plan to Sabotage Obamacare Could Actually Save ObamacareThe president’s executive order is less likely to undo the law’s protections than it is to entrench them.

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