Gun Legislation

Big Gun Cartel: Why Gun Control Legislation Does Not Pass Congress

Big Gun Cartel: Why Gun Control Legislation Does Not Pass Congress
This past Friday, political strategist Cliff Schecter joined Sam Seder to explain why gun control legislation does not pass Congress, the big gun cartel, and why we need campaign finance reform for public safety.
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Six Months After Sandy Hook, Gun Legislation Still Stalled

Six Months After Sandy Hook, Gun Legislation Still Stalled
Sandy Hook families and other activists are keeping pressure on lawmakers to expand background purchases for firearm sales, despite Senate rejection of the measure in April and no indication votes have shifted. As the half-year anniversary of the massacre approaches, lobbying efforts and events are planned throughout the week.
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Newtown Families Watch As Gun Legislation Discussion Passes Senate 68-31

Newtown Families Watch As Gun Legislation Discussion Passes Senate 68-31
On Thursday, 50 Democrats, 16 Republicans and 2 independents opposed the conservative effort, while 29 Republicans and 2 Democrats supported it. Gun control supporters needed 60 votes to block the conservatives.
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Obama: 'Shame On Us If We've Forgotten' Newtown

Obama asks Congress to take action on what he calls "common sense solutions," such as universal background checks, to prevent more tragedies.
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