The President will support a reinstatement of the assault weapons ban in the wake of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. He will also “consider” legislation limiting extended magazines that carry a high capacity of bullets, as well as legislation closing the “gun show loophole,” which enables gun purchasers to avoid background checks by buying them at gun shows.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday December 19, 2012 7:51 am|
|By: Gregg Levine Friday December 14, 2012 5:26 pm|
Gun violence is more than an everyday occurrence in this country, it is an hourly one. Correction: it is a quarter-hourly one.
|By: David Dayen Monday July 23, 2012 6:50 am|
New gun control legislation will not pass this Congress. I’m confident saying it won’t pass the next Congress either, or the next. In essence, new gun control legislation will never pass Congress again, as long as this generation of Democrats remains in power.