Gun Control: A Capitol Debate

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  • Baby Steps
  • The Sandy Hook Factor
  • Down to Basics
  • First Up at Bat
  • Obama Says
  • Ammunition Background Check
  • Gun Trafficking
  • Assault Weapons Ban
  • School Safety
  • Sounds Like a Threat
  • In the House
  • Like Rwanda?
  • Targeting Mitch McConnell
  • #Nowisthetime

Baby Steps

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid won a hard-fought battle on April 11, when his chamber came to a bipartisan agreement by a vote of 68-31 to allow debate on gun control legislation. Still, passing a bill is by no means a done deal. In addition, there is little appetite for new gun laws on the House side, where the battle is about to start anew. — Joyce Jones


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