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US Politics & Gov't

Sandy Hook a Year Later: Our Hopeless Gun Debate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guncontrol, Newtown massacre, issues )

Cal
- 229 days ago - theweek.com
Each side is too quick to demonize the other
Newtown: Striving for 'New Normal' a Year Later
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown massacre, NRA, survivors, politics )

Cal
- 231 days ago - usatoday.com
Town residents are struggling, but determined to move forward, one year after Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School
Colorado Recall Vote Draws in National Debate Over Gun Control
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, congress, politics )

Cal
- 330 days ago - csmonitor.com
As two Colorado state senators who supported gun control seek to fend off a recall drive, national figures - including Mayor Bloomberg and the NRA - have gotten involved and donated money.
TAKE ACTION NOW! President Barack Obama and U.S. Government: Set Gun Control Laws to Prohibit Guns on Campus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans )

Cal
- 438 days ago - change.org
Parents are afraid of sending their children to school; students are worried about being hurt by guns on campus. Therefore, allowing guns on campus could not make campuses security; instead, it will have the opposite effect and lead to more campus gun vio
A Mother's Day of Action to Protect Children From Gun Violence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, congress )

Cal
- 446 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
We, as mothers, have the absolute right to protect our children from harm. We have the right to know our children are safe from gun violence, from the moment they leave our arms in the morning until they return home later in the day.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Condemn the Four Democratic Senators Too Cowardly to Allow a Vote on Background Checks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, congress )

Cal
- 461 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Because of 45 senators, including four Democrats, the American people won't get an up-or-down vote on even the most modest part of the president's gun regulation agenda.
MORONS! Background Checks Voted Down; Senate Gun Bill in Peril
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans )

Cal
- 470 days ago - cbsnews.com
In a major setback for gun control advocates, the Senate Wednesday voted down a key amendment to the embattled Democratic gun bill, signaling the increasingly dim prospects of any meaningful legislative action aimed at strengthening America's gun laws.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate: Pass Universal Background Checks for All Gun Purchases
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, republicans )

Cal
- 476 days ago - signon.org
If a background check is needed to join the military and carry a weapon in Iraq, we should require the same of people who want to carry one at home.
New Research Confirms Gun Rampages Are Rising--and Armed Civilians Don't Stop Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans )

Cal
- 476 days ago - motherjones.com
Data on 84 attacks echoes MoJo's investigation and further debunks the NRA's "good guys with guns" myth.
60 MINUTES: Newtown Families Voice Support for Gun Control
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, congress )

Cal
- 479 days ago - cbsnews.com
"Newtown" is now synonymous with unimaginable tragedy. But many of the families who suffered through it call it something else,"12/14," the December day that they lost a son, daughter, or wife when a dark young man with dark dreams awoke, murdered his mot
Conn. Governor Set To Sign Gun Control Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans )

Cal
- 483 days ago - npr.org
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to sign a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown.
New Player in Gun Control Ad Wars
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, media, congress )

Cal
- 529 days ago - politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com
MoveOn.org is moving into the TV fight over curbing gun violence.The progressive group says that it's going up with a television commercial that goes after members of Congress who accept donations from the National Rifle Association.
Gun Focus Shifts From Ban to Checks and Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, congress )

Cal
- 535 days ago - cnn.com
Eight weeks after the massacre of 20 Connecticut first-graders, a ban on the kind of semi-automatic rifle used by the killer remains elusive -- if not impossible.
Gun Control Bill With Bipartisan Support Unveiled In House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans )

Cal
- 541 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
House lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled their first bipartisan bill targeting gun violence in this Congress: a measure to make firearms trafficking a federal crime.
Paul Krugman: GOP's Immigration Reform 'Problem Is Their Base Is Old White People'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, republicans )

Cal
- 542 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
As the debates on immigration reform and gun control heat up, the Republican Party and the National Rifle Association have problems ahead, Paul Krugman predicted on Sunday. Those problems, he suggested, have to do with how the two groups fundamentally wor
 

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