TIME Magazine’s issue on Guns in America features 245 people who share their views and describe their experiences, plus essays from six prominent writers on finding common ground
By Abigail Abrams, Melissa Chan and Karl Vick
By Edward Felsenthal
Patriot Prayer, a right-wing group, held a rally in Portland, Ore., where they were met by anti-fascist counter-protesters, on Aug. 4, 2018.
By Phil Klay
An American flag hangs outside of a home in Clarksburg, WV on Aug. 22, 2018, a state still struggling with endemic poverty and opioid abuse.
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By David French
Activists for the LGBTQ community protest the Trump administration Oct. 22, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
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By Tayari Jones
Supporters of President Donald Trump during a campaign rally for Sen. Ted Cruz in Houston, Oct. 22, 2018.
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By Margaret Hoover
President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn. on Oct. 4, 2018.
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By Tommy Orange
Voters cast their ballots in a polling station in Lexington, Ky., on May 22, 2018.
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By Nancy Gibbs