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Federal Gun Control Legislation (2013)

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  • The weak in review --Timid Senate falters on equally timid gun control measure

     
    Friday's print column It was dismaying. Not that the U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a major gun-control proposal that would have required universal background checks prior to all firearm sales. But that such a proposal, popular though it is in...
  • Who's afraid of democracy? Both parties, evidently

     
    I should have looked deeper into this when writing today's column, but the New York Times explained why Manchin-Toomey was not the victim of a classic GOP filibuster. In rapid succession, a bipartisan compromise to expand background checks for gun...

    How a bill becomes slaw -- an autopsy of gun-control legislation in Washington

     
    Wednesday's print column Before we move off the issue of gun control — and it’s dead for now, believe me, for reasons this column will make clear — let’s take a close look at just how something as popular as...

    Your Government in Action

     
    “Senator, you have a visitor.” “I thought I told you I didn’t want to be disturbed!” he said, sipping an old-fashioned. “It’s Ralph Frampton of the NRA.” “Holy crap, why didn’t you say so? Send...

    Eric Holder: Gun lobby 'simply won' by killing Sandy Hook reforms

    Eric Holder: Gun lobby 'simply won' by killing Sandy Hook reforms
    The inability to enact new gun safety laws after the Sandy Hook school shooting ranks as "the single failure" of his tenure, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said in a televised interview. "The gun lobby simply won, you know?" Holder said in an interview...