Administration officials were coy on the specifics, from the reforms the Department of Justice would recommend or when it
For gun control advocates, however, executive action remains a more promising -- albeit more limited -- vehicle for reform
The contours laid out in the op-ed are similar to the plan currently being pushed by MAIG and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). Schumer
“Actually, I like this,” emailed Jim Kessler, a former director of policy and research at Americans for Gun Safety. “There
Wouldn't the way to honor Christina be to care enough for all the children that are still alive but trapped in lives of quiet desperation, homeless, enrolled in dysfunctional schools, living in inner cities where random violence is a daily occurrence?
What separates Huckabee's statement from Palin's is, basically, the timing. Both took umbrage with the press; Palin with
It is when there is a human element to his presidency that Barack Obama tends to stand the tallest. And on Wednesday evening, as he spoke to 20,000-plus at a memorial service at the University of Arizona, there was, if nothing else, an emotional honesty to what he had to say. To a nation looking for clarity, Obama didn't pretend to have all the answers. There is, he noted, a tendency to demand "order" from "chaos," to try and "make sense out of that which seems senseless." Life doesn't always comply.
The deaths in Tucson are not about politics in the narrow sense, ideology or party. From what we know, Jared Loughner's acts were those of a madman divorced from reality, let alone from public debate. But that doesn't make Tucson politically meaningless.