EVENTS

LONDON: Dave Eggers will deliver this year’s PEN HG Wells Lecture on the theme of digital human rights. Sunday, December 16. Tickets available here.

Home On the Range

2014 Column Contest Winner

Robert Lawrence is a long-time gun owner and former NRA member who received toy pistols, rifles, and even rocket launchers as a kid, but now sees his own kids banning toy guns from their children’s gift lists. A couple of years ago when a shooting range promotion coincided with a free concealed-carry licensing class, he and his wife found themselves propelled into Gun Mania culture and questioning everything about their roles in it. He recounts the stops along their journey here.