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Although polls nationwide and in Indiana show overwhelming support for tightening background checks for gun purchases,Sen. Dan Coats, Indiana's Republican senior senator, voted "no." He says most constituents who contacted him wanted him to do just that....
Usually when a senator suffers a big public defeat, he slinks off to lick his wounds. He rarely retwists the arms that didn't bend his way. Colleagues don't like to be seen switching. Were they horribly mistaken the first time? Don't know what they...
The NRA has won the battle but lost the war. The best thing that happened to gun control is its defeat in Congress. Today's losers (Obama, Democrats, the 90 percent of Americans who support sane legislation) will be tomorrow's winners. Today's winners...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelWASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio — and his presidential ambitions — are the targets of a new attack ad running in Florida this week that looks to pressure the Florida Republican on his gun stance. The ad, seen here, accuses the...
Valley 610Check out Allentown's own Mayor Ed Pawlowski's in this video campaign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The campaign, which includes more than 900 U.S. mayors, has called for required criminal background checks for every gun sold, a ban on assault weapons...
Gun control group says poll shows most voters in VA 2nd Congressional Dist. favor mandatory background checksA poll released Tuesday by the gun-control advocacy group Mayors Against Illegal Guns showed that voters in Virginia's 2nd Congressional District favor mandatory background checks for all firearms purchases. When asked, "Do you favor or oppose requiring...
Of The Morning CallMayors Against Illegal Guns is putting pressure on members of Congress, issuing a new batch of polls that show widespread support for expanded background checks for gun buyers. The move comes as Senate negotiators work to hammer out a consensus that...
Daniel Easterday knows what he'll do if he hears an intruder during the night in the Highland Park home he shares with his wife and young child — first call the police, then grab one of his guns. "If something happened to them and I had not...
The Hartford CourantVice President Joseph Biden re-launched an Obama administration campaign to overhaul federal gun laws in a White House address Tuesday, delivered the week after Newtown families traveled to Washington to push a similar agenda. Biden announced progress...
ReutersNewtown, Connecticut (Reuters) - Six months after a gunman massacred 26 children and adults at an elementary school, Newtown, Connecticut, marked the day with 26-seconds of silence and an expression of frustration at the stalled progress on gun control....
ReutersLAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on Thursday vetoed Democratic-backed legislation that would have strengthened gun-control rules by requiring background checks on customers in all gun sales in the state, including private transactions....
ReutersBy Edith Honan June 14 (Reuters) - Six months after a gunman killed 26 children and adults at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school, families and local officials will mark the day by honoring the victims and renewing the fight for stricter gun...
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