Oblivious GOP Filibuster Threat Gave Democrats Last Shot At Gun Control

By: Wednesday April 10, 2013 11:33 am

Just when you thought the momentum for gun control was exhausted, the GOP may have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Despite the public attention and support gun control received in the wake of the tragedy at Newtown, Connecticut, both houses of Congress have been less than sanguine to initiate new gun control legislation. [...]

Feinstein Plans to Reintroduce Assault Weapons Ban Next Year

By: Sunday December 16, 2012 12:26 pm

Dianne Feinstein, author of the 1994 assault weapons ban that expired under President George W. Bush in 2004, told Meet the Press that she plans to reintroduce the law on the first day of the new Congress in 2013. The bill seeks to respond to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, [...]

NRA Refuses to Meet with Obama on Background Check Plan They Support

By: Tuesday March 15, 2011 7:55 am

After the baby step entrance into the gun control debate, the Obama Administration has planned a series of policy meetings aimed at putting together a new set of policy ideas. You’d think this would have happened before entering the debate, but I’m feeling charitable today, so good for them. But while the talks, initiated by [...]

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