The Second Amendment Has Become a Threat to the First Diana Palmer and Timothy Zick, The Atlantic

America’s gun culture is priming us for authoritarianism Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Washington Post

Can You Ban Yourself From Buying Guns? The Trace

If you shoot someone, you’ll probably get away with it Rilyn Eischens and Deena Winter, Minnesota Reformer

To Fight Rising Murder Rate, More Cities Find, Mentor and Pay Likely Shooters Zusha Elinson, Wall Street Journal

What’s Behind the Fascination With Shoplifting? Sarah Holder, Bloomberg CityLab

How Crime Stoppers Hotlines Encourage Sketchy Tips and Hurt Poor Defendants Tana Ganeva, New Republic

How America’s Gun Laws Are Failing Domestic Violence Victims Jennifer Gollan, Reveal News

Why the NYPD’s Horrific Mishandling of Rape Investigations Won’t Go Away Esther Wang, New Republic

At ‘ground zero for modern civil rights,’ will vote on future of police reverberate across US? Eric Ferkenhoff, USA Today

The Supreme Court Is to Blame for Racist Policing Dahlia Lithwick, Slate

To Rein In Abuse by the Police, Lawmakers Must Do What the Supreme Court Will Not Barry Friedman and Maria Ponomarenko, New York Times

Ahmaud Arbery’s killing in Georgia puts an unusually bright spotlight on prosecutor accountability Hannah Knowles and Mark Berman, Washington Post

It’s Time to End Murder by Spreadsheet Alvin Bragg and Zephyr Teachout, The Nation

Justice Department Pledges to Get Tough on Corrupt Corporate Bosses The Crime Report

Deep Dive with Dorian Warren: The American Death Penalty The Takeaway

After Supreme Court Lifts Stay, Oklahoma Executes Inmate Adam Liptak, New York Times

Oklahoma death row inmate convulsed, vomited during lethal injection, witness says, as state resumes executions Jaclyn Peiser, Washington Post

Outcry after Oklahoma prisoner vomits and convulses during execution Ed Pilkington, The Guardian

Why Doesn’t Texas Execute People Anymore? Michael Hall, Texas Monthly

Utah County commissioners vote to support ending the death penalty Jessica Miller, Salt Lake Tribune

Ghouls on the Internet: The Booming Online Trade in ‘Murderabilia’ Maria DiLorenzo, The Crime Report

Is Our True-Crime Obsession Doing More Harm Than Good? Phoebe Lett, New York Times

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