After each and every mass shooting, there is the inevitable discussion of changes in our gun laws. But with this tragedy and the loss of so many very young lives, it appears the discussion is one that may last beyond the news cycle of a few days, or even a week.
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.
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.
A Minnesota congressman is calling for important changes to federal firearm laws in the wake of the movie theater massacre in Colorado.
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?
Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.
House Democrats have left the Statehouse, stalling debate on two measures dealing with gun rights.
Rocker and activist Ted Nugent got angry about gun control in an interview with Piers Morgan last night.
A proposal expanding the right to use deadly force in self-defense is headed for a vote in the Republican-controlled House.
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.