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August 28, 2015

America's Lack of Gun Regulation Is Shameful Political Cowardice

There have been more than 800 mass shootings since Sandy Hook, and politicians still don't care beyond the minimum expected lip service immediately following an incident. Have we seen any reforms to prevent weapons and ammunition from making their way into the hands of the mentally ill? No. Have we seen any progress on creating national standards for background checks on gun buyers? No way. Have we seen any efforts to restrict the most dangerous weapons, the highest capacity magazines, or the most damaging ammunition? Not a chance. The failure to implement even the most general or common sense reforms is an absolute refusal to lead on the part of Congress. It's a flat-out disregard for the safety of American citizens. It's shameful political cowardice.

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