| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy chaired a Judiciary Committee hearing today where he questioned Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association about expanding background checks to cover private sales, which produced an interesting exchange. (The answer is...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:08 AM
Not only the American people, but also the rank and file of the NRA are being done a disservice by the absolutist position of the organization’s executive VP, Wayne LaPierre. His testimony in Congress was a shining example of paranoia on parade....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:25 PM
As someone in favor of strong gun-safety regulations, surprisingly I find myself in total agreement with Wayne LaPierre of the NRA. I agree with him that the manufacture, sale and possession of assault-type weapons with large ammunition clips should not...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:06 AM
This war against the gun culture reminds me of the Watergate scandal. On any given day, if it was a slow news day, I could draw a cartoon about Nixon and his lying, cheating and obstructing justice. Now, on any given day, if I don't feel perfectly...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
When we look at the acts of almost unspeakable gun violence making news and breaking hearts, it doesn't take Rachel Maddow or Wayne LaPierre to target the fact that men are responsible. We don't need to hit the archives for historical documentation....
| Jan 8, 2013
| 1:53 PM
I’ve been trying to figure out exactly why NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s argument seems so sensible on the surface, yet, upon further examination, sounds so absurd.
He contends that the best way to protect school...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The National Rifle Association lost favor with voters after its pre-Christmas press conference addressing the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Polling center.
A poll conducted before the press...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Whether it's the indelible horror of the massacre at Newtown, Conn., or the tone-deaf response of the National Rifle Association and its allies who have shown themselves so hysterical and paranoid on the subject of gun rights, the public's hunger for...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Vice President Joe Biden invited the National Rifle Association to the White House the other day to join in the Obama administration's post-Newtown talks on ways to counter gun violence, it was like letting the fox into the chicken coop.