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Federal Gun Control Legislation (2013)

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  • 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.
  • This is why we need gun control

    This is why we need gun control
    The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,...

    Navy Yard shooting unlikely to revive gun control legislation

    Navy Yard shooting unlikely to revive gun control legislation
    WASHINGTON — This month, a leading advocate of stricter gun safety laws argued that momentum had not stalled in Congress and cited an "inevitable fact" as proof. "There will be another mass shooting. And when it happens, members of Congress will...

    Navy Yard shooting near U.S. Capitol unlikely to spur new gun laws

    Navy Yard shooting near U.S. Capitol unlikely to spur new gun laws
    WASHINGTON – A leading advocate of stricter gun safety laws argued earlier this month that momentum had not stalled in Congress and cited one “inevitable fact” as proof. “There will be another mass shooting. And when it happens,...

    Toomey: 'Unclear' if Navy Yard shooting changes background checks debate

    Toomey: 'Unclear' if Navy Yard shooting changes background checks debate
    In the aftermath of Monday's mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey cast doubt that advocates' efforts to resurrect the debate for new gun laws would be successful. Toomey, the co-architect of this spring's...