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Federal Gun Control Legislation (2013)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • An Angry Obama Lashes Out At Senate's Rejection Of Gun Measures

    An Angry Obama Lashes Out At Senate's Rejection Of Gun Measures
    Angered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...
  • Schiff slams Congressional colleagues for not passing agreement on background checks

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants his colleagues in Congress to know that he is appalled by the failure of the Senate to pass a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would have mandated background checks for firearms buyers. “What happened this...
  • Editorial: Cowards In Congress Fold On Background Checks

    Editorial: Cowards In Congress Fold On Background Checks
    "Shame on you," two women yelled at senators Wednesday afternoon before they were escorted from the U.S. Capitol. The Senate deserved the opprobrium. It had just failed to advance a good amendment, born of bipartisan compromise and supported by more...
  • Broward Democrats condemn Senate on gun control

    Broward Democrats condemn Senate on gun control
    President Barack Obama dominated the TV news Wednesday night for his angry criticism of the U.S. Senate's votes not to impose any restrictions on guns in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre. Even though many political watchers thought all...
  • The weak in review

    The weak in review
    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 opinion polling, wasn't...
  • Courage in short supply

    Courage in short supply
    WASHINGTON -- The gun bill was going down, but Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who reached a compromise to try to save it, went to the Senate floor Wednesday morning to give it one more try. In an unorthodox tactic, he appealed directly...
  • Toomey meets with Giffords on guns deal

    Toomey meets with Giffords on guns deal
    A scrum of reporters gathered outside Sen. Joe Manchin's office Tuesday afternoon waiting for any sign of movement on his embattled background checks amendment while inside he met privately with negotiating partner Sen. Pat Toomey and former Rep. Gabby...