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Three years after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut where a lone 20-year-old gunman wielding an assault weapon snuffed out 26 child and teacher lives, our nation has done shamefully little to protect children instead of guns.
It's been 15 years since this cry rallied the original, epic Million Mom March on Mother's Day, May 14, 2000. On that historic day, 750,000 mothers and concerned individuals gathered on the National Mall while more than 150,000 rallied in satellite events in 70 cities across the country.
This isn't a gun issue. It's a responsibility issue. Thousands of tragedies, in homes across our country, could be prevented if parents and others had more responsible attitudes and behaviors about the real risks of guns in the home.
The small city of Nelson, Ga., agreed Thursday to revise an ordinance passed earlier this year that required every household to own a gun.
“The Constitution protects not just the right to bear arms, but the right not to bear arms,” said Jonathan Lowy, Director
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Even if the shield law were immediately repealed, it is unclear whether the Newtown shooting victims would have a case to
I woke up on last Saturday morning to a glorious sunrise which comforted me, somehow, after the horrific shooting deaths of children in Newtown, Conn. The sunrise reminded me of the beauty and joy which children bring to us careworn adults.
The book's forward describes it as an "instruction book on murder." Armslist's website contains a prominent disclaimer discouraging
As the nation once again struggles to wring some clarity from yet another blood-soaked story, it strikes me that two such formidable institutions, a state government and a major motion picture studio, might join forces to find a solution.
The full facts about this incident are still emerging. But one thing seems clear. If George Zimmerman had not been carrying a gun, it is likely Trayvon Martin would be alive today.
Downstate lawmakers have been supporting some sort of concealed carry measure for years, but they have repeatedly failed
Recent gun lobby legal defeats underscore how much the NRA and its gun industry funders are dependent for their success on the tactics of political threats and intimidation.
The gun industry is dominated by manufacturers, distributors and retailers who profit so handsomely from high-volume sales to traffickers that they will fight any serious effort to curtail them.
That would be news to gun control advocates. Despite reports that the Obama administration would unveil new gun control legislation
The Supreme Court's ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller has largely resulted in a reaffirmation of the constitutionality of laws to restrict access to firearms. For the "gun rights" forces, it has been three long years of frustration.
America needs more voices like Plaxico's speaking on behalf of sensible gun laws and sensible behavior around guns.
Now that the NRA bosses have exposed themselves as the mass gunman's best friend, President Obama and Congress should move swiftly to get an ATF director in place.
If two NRA-backed bills get hearings before Congress and become law, they would devastate the ATF's ability to protect our communities and families from gun dealers who sell guns into the illegal market.
The United States is one of the few industrialized countries without common-sense controls on gun sales. We regulate toy guns but not the real ones that kill tens of thousands every year.