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Republicans see even the slightest reform to gun policy as a slippery slope that could eventually lead to proposals to abolish the Second Amendment which is unfortunate when there is a credible middle ground to be reached.
On the heels of President Obama's historic executive action on gun control, Ball's story is also a reminder of the damage that firearms can do at the hands of a certainly innocent child.
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The images this week of an openly emotional President Obama as he announced the executive actions on gun control were very moving. Whatever your political affiliation, I think many of us can agree that when leaders show uncensored emotion about an issue it is a moment that represents a kind of redemption.
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.
While major hurdles have been cleared with the Obama administration's executive actions, much remains to be done.
"The goal here isn't to force a veto," said Conant in a follow-up email. "It's to pass a bill that funds DHS without implementing
Want more updates from Sam? Sign up for his newsletter, Spam Stein. Obama on Friday will take a step toward that invitation
"If our U.S. employers are going to be globally competitive, they'll need to be able to attract the best and the brightest
Ross Eisenbrey, vice president of the Economic Policy Institute, a think tank influential on Democratic policymaking, told