A city ordinance requiring all heads of household to own both a firearm and ammunition has many advocates of gun control up in arms.
Gun control supporter Bill Maher admitted he owns guns for personal protection even though he thinks the Second Amendment is “bullsht.” On the HBO Real Time episode on Friday (see embed below), Maher criticized the failed Manchin-Toomey expanded background checks bill because it prohibited a national gun registry. “ … Of course we need a gun [...]Show More Summary
Colorado’s recently approved gun control laws, passed in response to the Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn., massacres, are being challenged by a delegation of sheriffs who say the laws are unconstitutional. In March, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed off on some of the toughest gun...
(CNN) - Diverging from the generally non-political college sendoff, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a gun-control advocate, Saturday tore into members of Congress for failing to pass background check legislation. Giving a commencement address at Kenyon College in Ohio, Bloomberg recounted a shooting last year by a 17-year-old who opened fire at an Ohio […]
According to David Letterman last night, Senator John Hoeven is a “stooge” because he voted against gun control legislation despite a poll from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group which suggests that 94% of North Dakotans oppose gun control. So, Hoeven is a “stooge” because he voted against the wishes of his constituents. But that’s only [...]Show More Summary
DENVER (Reuters) - A group of Colorado county sheriffs, angry over two new state gun control laws passed in the wake of last year's mass shootings in Connecticut and Colorado, filed a federal lawsuit on Friday seeking to block the laws from going into...
Until we become smart enough to recognize what other civilized countries have found -- that stricter gun control saves lives -- we're destined to repeat the tragedies of Newtown, Aurora, Tucson, and Virginia Tech again and again and again.
Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), the pro-gun control group backed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, released an ad targeting Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), one of the opponents of the Senate's high-profile background check amendment that failed last month. Show More Summary
The newly released May 2013 Reason-Rupe poll finds the public does not want marijuana users to go to jail; supports gay athletes; opposes plastic bag bans and tax increases for universal preschool; believes the government is likely to...Show More Summary
Toplines Questionnaire Methodology Open-Ended Text Detailed Tables May 2013 Poll Results Overview Americans Want Senate to Drop Gun Control, But Oppose 3D-Printed Guns Reason-Rupe poll finds public does not want marijuana users o goShow More Summary
New York Times: "The most pressing question for Congressional Republicans is no longer how to finesse changes to immigration law or gun control, but how far they can push their cases against President Obama without inciting a backlash...Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - While much of Washington's attention is on the various controversies involving the IRS, the Benghazi attack and the Justice Department subpoena of the Associated Press, those on both sides of the gun control debate are engaged in trying to sway public opinion. Much of the focus right now is on New Hampshire […]
Most movie goers watch a James Bond film and marvel at the gadgetry on display. A House Democrat caught last year's Skyfall and figured a specially equipped gun used in the film could be a solution to the nation's gun violence problem. Show More Summary
The Hill has a story today that leaves one wondering if, when it comes to gun control, there is any line too ridiculous for progressives to cross: A House Democrat inspired by the last James Bond movie has offered legislation to produce...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on Thursday signed into law one of the United States' toughest gun control measures, even as opponents vowed to overturn it.
Mediaite: Chris Hayes Calls Out Racial Aspect Of New Orleans Mother’s Day Shooting: ‘Strictly Street Violence’Some times you need to READ/WATCH certain arguments and then make sure that you have the proper contextual ANALYSIS in order...Show More Summary
This is one of the broadest set of gun laws to be enacted since the Newtown tragedy. The law bans the sale of assault-style rifles, including the AR-15 used in the Newtown killing of six educators and 20 first- and second-graders. The law limits gun ownership for people with mental illness, outlaws the sale of [...]
Eric Holder may be under intense scrutiny for his department’s part in wiretapping AP phones, seizing phone records, allowing IRS persecution, and gun-running, but that doesn’t mean his goal of gun control is in the backseat. DuringShow More Summary
While there's been plenty of media coverage of politicians and lawmakers talking about gun control, it's easy to grow insensitive to the violent realities some Americans live with on a day-to-day basis. 35 out of every 100,000 young black men between the ages of 18 to 24 years old are killed in homicide. Show More Summary