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Jewish Groups Escalate Call For Assault Rifle Ban After Shooting ‘Proved Our Worst Fears’
Jewish students and leaders are urging Congress to ban the sale and purchase of weapons like the AR-15 assault rifle after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
Bernie Sanders On AR-15s: They’re 'Not For Hunting. They’re For Killing Human Beings’
Alexander C. Kaufman
The Vermont senator reiterates his call for an assault weapons ban while defending his record on other gun control issues.
What Ever Happened To Our Gun Legislation?
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Did the Assault Weapons Ban Work?
John A. Tures
Professor of Political Science, LaGrange College
It's worth asking whether the assault weapons ban, which was in effect during the Columbine High School massacre, actually worked. Analysis of 108 shootings showed that the ban was successful, and such mass shootings have dramatically increased since the ban expired.
Jesse Jackson Calls For Federal Gun Legislation
Wyoming Ban On Federal Gun Bans Proposed By State Lawmaker
Kroeker has been joined by several other GOP legislators in backing the bill, which could pass Wyoming's strongly pro-Second
Martin O'Malley Predicts Maryland Assault Weapons Ban Will Pass
Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted that Maryland will ban assault weapons during the General Assembly session that began Wednesday
After Sandy Hook, Are Ideologies More Important Than Children?
Former Senior Writer for the
New York Daily News
Before critics of the NRA dismiss the idea of armed security personnel in schools, they should be careful not to fall prey to the same reflexive, fanatical thinking of which they accuse staunch opponents.
Gun Control Can Be Achieved By Standing Up To NRA
Former governor of New Jersey
We need leadership for sensible restrictions on guns and we need to get to the root causes of violence in our society. I
The Truth About Israel's Gun Laws
"Guns aren't the issue. Look at Israel. They've got lots of guns and little gun-related violence." There's only one problem with this argument: It's not true. So the next time someone tells you that, "Israel shows we don't need gun control," here's what to tell them.
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Reducing Gun Violence Will Require the Courage of Parents
City Attorney of Los Angeles
The Sandy Hook shootings have struck such a deep chord because all parents can imagine the horror of losing a child. This same anguish is experienced all too often by parents in communities throughout Los Angeles.
Obama: NRA Members Could Use 'Self-Reflection' After Sandy Hook Massacre
This middle-ground position has helped Manchin emerge as a potentially influential go-between for the White House and the
Rahm Emanuel On Assault Weapons Ban: Chicago Mayor Wants 'Vote Of Conscience' In Congress
Recent efforts at the state level in Illinois and federal level to ban assault weapons have both failed to gain much traction
Putting An End To Gun Violence
Instead of pushing for controversial legislation with a name that polls well with the American public, we need to start looking a policies that will substantially reduce crime.
Eternity Isn't Forever
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
As I think about the thousands of youthful victims of gun violence, I'm concerned that we're not hearing enough from the candidates for public office at all levels about what they will do to protect our children.
We Can Do Something About Gun Violence In America
Professor, Indiana University's School of Public & Environment...
At a time when we confront six separate multiple murders across the country in just the first two weeks of February, the nation is faced with a critical choice.
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