Assault Weapons Ban

Fact-Checking Feinstein: Assault Weapons Ban Not Nearly Enough

Fact-Checking Feinstein: Assault Weapons Ban Not Nearly Enough
The data is in, and definitive: the assault weapons ban didn't work. So why is Senator Dianne Feinstein still pushing for it? And what options are there that can end the scourge of violence plaguing the US.
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Blame the Victims: Gun Nuts' Awful Response to Mass Shootings

Blame the Victims: Gun Nuts' Awful Response to Mass Shootings
Matt Binder and Michael Brooks talk about the psychotic need that some second amendment absolutists have to attack those that have been affected by mass shootings and gun violence when tragedy compels those victims to speak out.
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Gun Spokesman: Ronald Reagan Supported Assault Weapons Ban Because of Alzheimer's

Gun Spokesman: Ronald Reagan Supported Assault Weapons Ban Because of Alzheimer's
When asked about Ronald Reagan's position on gun control, Gun Owners of America spokesman Eric Pratt hinted that Reagan only supported a ban on assault weapons because he was senile.
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Obama Spotlights an Unlikely Supporter of Assault Weapons Ban: Ronald Reagan

Obama Spotlights an Unlikely Supporter of Assault Weapons Ban: Ronald Reagan
In his press conference on Wednesday to announce new proposals intended to help decrease gun violence, President Obama took the opportunity to shine a spotlight on an unlikely supporter of an assault weapons ban: Former President Ronald Reagan.
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With Guns, All Politics Is Local

With Guns, All Politics Is Local
All politics is local, and if there’s one issue area that brings this home, it’s guns. When it comes to guns and firearm violence, most of the real legislative action will take place in our state capitals, and in some instances our city councils.
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Cravaack: Audience Guns Would Have Stopped Aurora Shootings

Congressman Chip Cravaack (R ) says the tragic shootings in Aurora, Colorado could have been stopped if someone in the audience had a gun. He makes the comment during a debate with Democrat Rick Nolan in Cambridge, Minnesota. After the debate, Nolan told The UpTake that we'll never know if an audience gun could have stopped the shooting. But Nolan says he supports a ban on assault weapons that Congress has let lapse. And while he supports second amendment rights he says "I don't want to see people walking into movie theaters and classrooms with assault rifles."
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