Gun Control

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack: The Gun Control Debate in America Has Changed

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the Newtown school shootings have changed the gun control debate and that rural America is ready to be part of a national conversation that he believes could bring people together.
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Chuck Woolery on Gun Control: 'Assault Weapons Act as a Deterrent Against Foreign Invasion'

It's expected from conservatives to push hard against any new calls for tighter gun controls, but former game show host Chuck Woolery took it up a notch with a distasteful, poorly-timed manifesto on why Americans should have a right to own an assault weapon.
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Americans: We Want Gun Regulation, Forget the 'Fiscal Cliff'

"The public wants guns out of the schools, not in the schools," said Frank Luntz, a Republican pollster and CBS News political analyst.
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30,000 Gun Supporters Want Piers Morgan Deported

Here's what we're hearing now from the anti-gun-control civil libertarians: They don't like what CNN host Piers Morgan has been saying, so they want to kick him out of the country.
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Upswing in Gun Safety Response After Sandy Hook Shooting

The heavy and immediate emphasis on gun laws stands in contrast to the social media conversation following the Tucson and Trayvon Martin shootings. While each of these events had its own tragic elements, the issue of gun control was inherent in all of them. But, the volume and intensity of the discussion in the Newtown case far exceeded that of the Tucson or Martin shootings.
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NRA Member: All Three of My Children Take Guns to School

"My little boy, he has anger problems," said Obliviun from beneath the brim of his unusually large cowboy hat. "The wife and I sometimes don't know what that little dickens is going to do or say from moment to moment, so neither of us is without at least one 9mm piece when we are all home together. I keep a loaded Sig-Sauer in my bedside table, a Glock under my pillow and a Colt .357 in my right hand when I sleep, just in case the scamp shows up in our room at night."
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If People Kill People, Why Don't Guns Kill Guns?

It’s clear that we want to control who owns nuclear weapons because the weapon itself is dangerous. The same is true of guns, which have killed far more people than nuclear weapons ever have. Letting anyone own almost any gun they want, as the present law with all the gun show loopholes allows, is the same as letting any rogue nation own any nuclear or chemical weapon they want.
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VA Gov. McDonnell: More Shootings? Must Need More Guns

In an interview Tuesday, Governor Bob McDonnell suggested Virginia arm teachers, principals and other school staff.
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Trust Me: You Believe in Gun Control

And if you ask the most vehement gun rights advocate why Everyman Gun Owner shouldn’t have nuclear weapons, I’d bet you’d get the same answer as to why we don’t want every country to have the capability: “Because they could get into the wrong hands.”
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Lackluster Liturgy: Why US Gun Control is Highly Overdue

Lackluster Liturgy: Why US Gun Control is Highly Overdue
While President Barack Obama's memorial service speech for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims has received some very positive reviews, something about what I read left me empty.
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