The Gun Debate



ATF head Jones reflects on agency's outdated technology, system vulnerabilities

Nov. 14, 2013

As the new director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, B. Todd Jones has the "tall task" of keeping track of America's 300 million guns. Judy Woodruff interviews Jones about the challenges his agency faces in reining in gun-related violence and keeping up with new technologies despite limited resources.

Why I Carry a Gun

Sept. 11, 2013

After countless gun violence tragedies, the national debate over gun rights has taken center stage, and at PBS NewsHour, we've attempted to capture the conversation from many angles. Here we reach out to a cross section of people who rely on guns in their jobs to better understand their relationships with their firearms.