Obama Endorses Some Gun Control Measures in Post-Aurora Remarks

By: Thursday July 26, 2012 11:36 am

President Obama made his strongest comments since 2008 on gun control in a speech before the National Urban League last night, arguing for a variety of limits on gun proliferation: With the last public event of a four-day trip that started with a visit to the Aurora, Colo., hospital where almost two dozen victims were [...]

Pretend Debate Over Gun Control Won’t End With Anything Tangible

By: Monday July 23, 2012 6:16 am

New gun control legislation will not pass this Congress. I’m confident saying it won’t pass the next Congress either, or the next. In essence, new gun control legislation will never pass Congress again, as long as this generation of Democrats remains in power. The assault weapons ban passed in 1994, not that long ago. Every [...]

After Tragedy, Bloomberg Rips Presidential Candidates for Not Talking About Gun Laws

By: Friday July 20, 2012 10:16 am

In the wake of a shooting tragedy, it is only because of the dedicated work of gun control supporters that the implement used in the tragedy even gets mentioned. The President in his remarks this morning on the incident in Aurora, Colorado, referred to a “gunman” but not the guns he used. It’s proper and [...]

Mass Shooting in Aurora, Colo; 12 Dead, 50 Wounded, Suspect Held

By: Friday July 20, 2012 4:47 am

NPR is reporting this morning that a man armed with a rifle (perhaps also a shotgun) and at least 2 hand guns entered a theater complex in a shopping mall in Aurora, Colorado.  As audiences were watching the premiere of the new Batman movie, the man threw what may have been a tear-gas explosive inside [...]

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