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Federal Gun Control Legislation (2013)

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  • Too many people who should not have guns do

    On the day after the recent massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., police in Newport Beach, Calif., took a man into custody for allegedly firing more than 50 rounds from a semi-automatic handgun in the parking lot of a shopping mall. He aimed into the air and no one was hit, though one person was hurt slightly while running away. Police say 42-year-old Marcos Gurrola was destitute and frustrated with his circumstances. Firing dozens of rounds at the sky was his way of venting.
  • Coats defends his vote on guns

    Coats defends his vote on guns
    Although polls nationwide and in Indiana show overwhelming support for tightening background checks for gun purchases,Sen. Dan Coats, Indiana's Republican senior senator, voted "no." He says most constituents who contacted him wanted him to do just that....

    The NRA doesn't deserve my sympathy, or yours

    Usually when a senator suffers a big public defeat, he slinks off to lick his wounds. He rarely retwists the arms that didn't bend his way. Colleagues don't like to be seen switching. Were they horribly mistaken the first time? Don't know what they...

    Stands against the majority opinion

    Stands against the majority opinion
    A statewide poll shows that Joe Donnelly and Dan Coats, Indiana's U.S. senators, took stands opposed by a majority of their Hoosier constituents -- one on gay marriage, the other on background checks for gun purchases. The poll was conducted for Howey...

    NRA won't allow guns sales at Harrisburg show

    So after all the spit and vinegar directed at Reed Exhibitions for not allowing modern sporting arms to be displayed at the now-canceled Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show last February in Harrisburg, the mighty National Rifle Association has taken the reins...