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The NRA Wins Again

The Newtown shooting led gun-control advocates to try the same failed strategies again. And once again, they didn't work.<p>After the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, many in the American media insisted that the tragedy should prompt a "conversation about gun control." These articles were …

Guns Far More Likely to Be Used in Suicide Than in Killing Bad Guys

Why firearms are, in fact, a healthcare issue<p>Vivek Murthy, the president's choice to be the next surgeon general, is running into confirmation trouble because of an adversary that doesn't normally get involved in medical matters: National Rifle Association. The group sent a letter to Senate leaders …

Colorado's Gun-Control Recall: A Sign of Things to Come for Reformers?

A 1994 California recall augured trouble for the Democratic Party. Can the gun lobby manage to recreate that magic?<p>After nearly two decades of continual victories in state legislatures, gun-rights proponents have suddenly hit some turbulence. Despite paralysis on the issue in Washington, mass …

Mainstream Media Runs Away from Democratic Chinatown Gangster/Gun-Controller Story

Leland Yee should be making national headlines. A Democratic state senator from San Francisco, a statewide candidate until this week, and a rising …

Mainstream Media

NRA board member criticises angry rhetoric at pro-gun rallies

The president of one of the National Rifle Association's largest state affiliates has criticised the increasingly angry and inflammatory pro-gun advocates who “scream obscenities” and “pound their chest and tell the attendees to prepare for war” at large rallies.<p>In a letter, Tom King, the head of …