gun show loophole
Two House bills aim to close the "gun show loophole." Experts say they'll have little effect on gun crime without a larger set of reforms.
The Vermont senator reiterates his call for an assault weapons ban while defending his record on other gun control issues.
No more tweets, no more 'thoughts and prayers,' no more empty statements. Let us debate. Let us have a real conversation. And then let us vote.
As I write this, a protest is occurring on the floor of the House of Representatives. Democrats, led by John Lewis, Jim Clyburn, Nancy Pelosi (and many others), are staging a "sit-in" to protest Republicans' refusal to even hold a vote on any gun control legislation.
Sen. Chris Murphy and other Democrats seized the Senate floor in a filibuster-style move to force agreement on basic gun legislation meant to close loopholes.
How do we apply this balance of ethics in the gun debate today? My conclusion was and remains that, according to Jewish law, people have the right to own a gun for self-defense, which accords with the Second Amendment.
Read More of Warren's Writing at ContraryToPopularOpinion.com Here are the results of my latest week of polling: Week of
If we're going to have laws, then they should be practical laws that actually work. B-b-b-but what about the "slippery slope"?? Ah, yes, the slippery slope. Yes, I confess, preventing felons from buying guns sends us hurtling -- no, careening -- down that slippery slope, toward... personal safety.
Things just seem better if a Republican does them.
The problem is that while Americans continue to talk about preventing mass shootings and gun deaths, the solution coming from gun advocates is to do nothing.
The NRA is doing all it can to make it easier for practically anyone to get anything from a revolver to a high-capacity, semi-automatic weapon without having to suffer the indignity of a background check.
Since the shooting at Columbine High School in 1999, there have been over 31 notable mass shootings that left multiple people dead, including the shootings at Virginia Tech in 2007, Fort Hood in 2009, Sandy Hook in 2012 and the Mother Emanuel Church in 2015.
The Senate fails the nation.
Rubio also told "This Week" that people who fail background checks under current law should be prosecuted for attempting
If you’ve been following the gun control debate, you probably know that universal background checks are on life support after
Dan Baum's Gun Guys: A Road Trip, takes the discussion of guns to unexpected amiable territory. It's an education for anyone the slightest bit curious about why gun owners are so passionate about their guns. The stories are alive, engaging and earnest.
"I'm a firearms owner and the times I've had to undergo a background check it took less than five minutes for me to get that
"We've always supported instant background checks," LaPierre declared at a Friends of NRA banquet in South Carolina in May