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New Etiquette for Firearms
"...we Texans need to develop a new etiquette for firearms. Just because something is legal, doesn't mean you ought..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Postmarks

FBI Thwarts Plan for Local Man’s Mass Shooting
Steve Boehle busted for illegal possession of firearms, lying about past convictions
"...Background Check System, and made the acquisition of any firearms illegal. A question on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Jennifer Garner assumes an Alias to get revenge
"...part of a decade, returning with a proficiency for firearms and incredible hand-to-hand combat skills that she uses to..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Thank You for Smoking
This snarkily playful little comedy gets so wrapped up in its own barbed witticisms that it fails to land even the lightest sucker-punches on the institutions it aims to skewer.
"...of the “Unholy Three” – the alcohol, tobacco, and firearms lobbies – is instead a snarkily playful little comedy..."

March 31, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Lord of War
Gattaca writer-director Andrew Niccol shines his usual cynicism on the subject of gunrunning in his new film, a strange amalgam of compelling visuals and fascinating vocational details forged with deep moral ambivalence and often hollow didacticism.
"...a classic substitute for sexual inadequacies. His devotion to firearms derives from an economic understanding that the world’s demand..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Rundown
The man-mountain known as the Rock is diminished by all the action clichés in his new picture.
"...up his megawatt charm and eschew the use of firearms until the very end of the film, during which..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...genre conventions -- a pointy-headed geek cop with a firearms fetish, a Brandoesque Mr. Big, and an incipient gangland..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

"...takes a shine to the military's discipline and ready firearms; Violet is a delectable young cupcake who finds herself..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked Killer
"...The shock has left him impotent and nervous around firearms (so much so that he vomits whenever he sees..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Journey of a Gun
Gun traveled circuitous path to Kevin Brown's hands
"...a gun – specifically, a chrome, pocket-sized, .22-caliber Jennings Firearms Inc. pistol...."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Gun Crazy!
Barack Obama may not be coming to get your weapons – but he's sure doing wonders for gun & ammo sales
"...table, waiting to inspect and temporarily render inoperable any firearms that pass through the door. The sign in front..."

May 22, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Most Dangerous Man in Austin?
Cody Wilson's day-to-day life is pretty routine. But the product he's selling threatens to make gun control laws obsolete.
"...are former bartenders and bookstore dwellers. One's a part-time firearms instructor. Another previously worked as a representative for T-Mobile...."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

They All Start Out the Same
Guns and the law
"...for Americans," says Greg Karim, the Austin Police Department's firearms examiner. "Guns, or as they're described, as 'arms,' are..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Texas Gets 'F' in Gun Control
State scores 9 out of 100 on laws aimed at keeping firearms away from "criminals and other dangerous people," gun violence prevention group says
"...100 when it comes to legislation aimed at keeping firearms away from "criminals and other dangerous people." The scorecard..."

Feb. 8, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Do Not Let Loaded Guns in National Parks
"...national parks. Under longstanding Department of the Interior regulations, firearms are permitted in national parks only if unloaded and..."

June 23, 2008 Postmarks

Supremes to Weigh in on Handguns Ban
High court to review appeal court decision that struck down 31-year-old firearms ban in D.C.
"...Second Amend­ment protects either the individual's right to possess firearms or the collective right. A decision by the court..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Gun Control? In Texas?
Lawmakers consider Governor’s modest proposals to tackle gun violence in schools
" to file a petition seeking the removal of firearms from a potentially dangerous person only after legal due..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council: A Special Event
Alison Alter, agreeing to disagree
" the Austin Police Department buys or trades in firearms. She first brought the issue up in December, after..."

May 11, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Point Austin: We'll Always Have ... Mass Murder
On not surrendering to pro-gun mythology
"...with the dubious practice of using public displays of firearms as a means to draw attention to oneself or..."

June 6, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Reefer Roundup: 10/4/11
Your drug war news roundup
"...the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, has drafted a memo to licensed firearms..."

Oct. 4, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Guns, Property, and Public Nuisances: A North Austin Showdown
Gun rights activists up in arms over shutdown of gun show
"...sales documented by police were each made by unlicensed firearms dealers or private individuals, either inside the show or..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of understanding with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that will allow the APD to use..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Trial and Error
Questions raised about whether cards were stacked against Davidians in their civil suit against the federal government.
"...Proof that the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms lied when it obtained a search warrant for Mount..."

Aug. 18, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Hiring More Police Is Not a Great Way to Prevent Murders
A closer look at Austin's growing number of homicides
"...most homicides in Austin from 2010-20 were committed with firearms. What would be the impact of a widespread public..."

Oct. 15, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Open Carry Proponents Run Victory Lap
Activists celebrate new rules with glocks, turkey subs
"...announced the sandwich shop had invited them and their firearms inside...."

Jan. 8, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Public Notice: Out of Their Cold, Dead Brains
GOP refuses to be sensible about guns
"..."Number one, anybody in the business of selling firearms must get a license and conduct background checks. ......"

Jan. 8, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Open Carry Proponents Run Victory Lap
Activists celebrate new rules with glocks, turkey subs
"...announced the sandwich shop had invited them and their firearms inside...."

Jan. 3, 2016 News Post by Nina Hernandez

UPDATED: Victim of Police Shooting Struggled With Mental Illness
Investigation ongoing into Tuesday's shooting
"...said, searching Babelay's residence and taking control over several firearms they knew he had; but, they said there were..."

April 26, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Mr. Woods Goes to Washington
UT grad student John Woods has a few ideas about reasonable gun control
"...what happened there to argue for looser restrictions on firearms, especially on college campuses. Now the far right and..."

Dec. 28, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

APD's Sleep Disorder
The APD praised a longtime officer – until she claimed a disability
"...2010, Lynch was facing reassignment within OCD to the Firearms Review Unit, under then-Sgt. Patrick Connor...."

Aug. 24, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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