Politics

How The NRA Can Still Lose The Gun Debate

Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, speaks during the Western Hunting & Conservation Expo Banquet at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, speaks during the Western Hunting & Conservation Expo Banquet at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Matters look bleak indeed when 50 senators vote for a measure requiring that any bill changing gun laws get a two-thirds majority.