Jesse Mackey, an NRA member, has taught concealed-carry classes out of his living room in Xenia, Ohio, for a decade. Lewis Wallace/WYSO hide caption

toggle caption Lewis Wallace/WYSO

Gun Rights Supporters Carry On After Obama's Executive Actions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/462816972/462821865" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Demonstrators march through the streets of Winston-Salem, N.C., in July 2015, after the beginning of a federal voting rights trial challenging a 2013 state law. The most controversial part of that law — requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls — goes into effect this week, although its language was softened slightly last summer. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

toggle caption Chuck Burton/AP

New Year, New Laws: States Diverge On Gun Rights, Voting Restrictions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/461776492/461782293" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rick Ector trains new gun owners at a range just outside of Detroit. He supports more African-Americans getting permits to carry concealed weapons. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Martin Kaste/NPR

More African-Americans Support Carrying Legal Guns For Self-Defense

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/396869889/396976018" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

More than half of American women now say owning a gun protects people from becoming victims of crime, according to Pew. Here, a woman carries a rifle at a gun rights rally at the Utah State Capitol last year. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption George Frey/Getty Images

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., at a firing range in Nevada earlier this week. Her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, was behind her. Americans for Responsible Solutions hide caption

toggle caption Americans for Responsible Solutions

From 'Weekend Edition Saturday': Mark Kelly talks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/199364601/199362710" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">