Gun Control

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Esme’s Blog: The Gun Control Debate

For some, including the president, it is almost a whisper. President Obama is saying, simply, that it is “time to take meaningful action” to prevent gun violence.

12/15/2012

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McCollum Says Shootings Show Need For Gun Control

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum is calling the shootings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin an act of “mass murder by a madman with a gun in his hand.” And she says the killings show the need for gun control.

08/06/2012

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Rep. Ellison Calls For ‘Reasonable Gun Controls’ Following Colo. Shooting

A Minnesota congressman is calling for important changes to federal firearm laws in the wake of the movie theater massacre in Colorado.

07/24/2012

Bullets

Good Question: Why Aren’t Large Ammo Purchases Tracked?

No one knew what James Holmes was up to: buying four guns and 6,000 rounds of ammunition over a period of two months. No federal agency was alerted, no red flag was raised. So, why aren’t large ammunition purchases tracked?

07/23/2012

A girl leaves flowers at a memorial near theater where 12 people were killed July 20, 2012 in Aurora. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Theater Shootings: A Politicized American Tragedy

Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.

07/23/2012

Des Moines

Iowa Democrats Leave Capitol, Stalling Gun Debate

House Democrats have left the Statehouse, stalling debate on two measures dealing with gun rights.

02/29/2012

Hard rock guitarist Ted Nugent serves on the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association, and was rumored to be under consideration by the Illinois Republican Party as its candidate in that state’s 2004 Senate race. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ted Nugent Has Angry Interview With Piers Morgan On CNN

Rocker and activist Ted Nugent got angry about gun control in an interview with Piers Morgan last night.

05/19/2011

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Bill Expanding Gun Rights Goes To Minn. House

A proposal expanding the right to use deadly force in self-defense is headed for a vote in the Republican-controlled House.

05/04/2011

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Brady Campaign’s New Gun Control Ad

The Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence has a new ad out aiming to ban the sales of high-capacity magazines like the one used in the Tucson shooting. Take a look for yourself.

04/12/2011

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