Max McCoy

Max McCoy

Max McCoy is an award-winning author and journalist. A native Kansan, he started his career at the Pittsburg Morning Sun and was soon writing for national magazines. His investigative stories on unsolved murders, serial killers and hate groups earned him first-place awards from the Associated Press Managing Editors and other organizations. McCoy has also written more than 20 books, the most recent of which is "Elevations: A Personal Exploration of the Arkansas River," named a Kansas Notable Book by the state library. "Elevations" also won the National Outdoor Book Award, in the history/biography category. Max teaches journalism at Emporia State University.


Black rifles are the favorite of mass shooters. To save lives, these guns have to go

By: - June 8, 2022

It’s the only way to stop the epidemic of mass killings in America, where the favored weapon of the gunmen is the AR-15 and its variants, assault weapons collectively known as “black rifles.”