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High Capacity Magazines - The Key Means of Massacre for Mass Murderers Must be Banned

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

I'm offering an amendment to the Senate's gun violence prevention measure that would ban high-capacity magazines, a common-sense proposal that a majority of Americans support. Passing this amendment is not only the right thing to do, it's the smart thing to do.

Hope and Change Rise From the Ashes of Sandy Hook

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

Thank goodness, the President is done turning himself into a human pretzel, and for this we must rejoice. You just can't compromise with folks that hate you and all that you stand for.

A Gun Safety Victory

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Normally a Democratic Congressional primary would attract little national attention. But the contest Tuesday in Illinois' Second Congressional District pitted two political giants against each other: the National Rifle Association and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Lawmaker Thinks Passing Gun Safety Laws Is Like Sending Japanese Americans to Internment Camps

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.22.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In an article on Tuesday, The Denver Post described the gun safety debate in the State House this way: "Monday's discussion in the House, while far s...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden Says No Need To Own Assault Weapons: 'Buy A Shotgun!' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that there's no reason that people should need to own an assault weapon. They're hard to aim, they...

NRA Ad: Without High-Capacity Magazines, How Will You Defend Against 'Madmen'?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association released a new ad this week, accusing supporters of a ban on high-capacity magazines of pushing a hypocritical and elit...

Making Our Dollars Speak for Us -- Divesting in Assault Weapons Industry, a Powerful Step Forward

Jan Perry | Posted 04.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Jan Perry

Too often, I have had the sorrowful experience of attending funerals of men, women, and children who have been gunned down on the streets of Los Angeles. Even though violent crime has been on the decline, no amount is acceptable. I took a stand against this violence.

Christina Wilkie

Dianne Feinstein: Assault Weapons Ban 'Has Support' | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) delivered a strong pitch on Sunday for her recently introduced bill to ban the sale of military-style a...

Key Gun Control Measure Introduced In Senate

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) introduced legislation on Tuesday designed to ban the sale of high-capacity magazines capable of carrying more than 10 ...

GOP Lawmaker Proposes 'Tyranny' Protection On Guns

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in Tennessee has proposed legislation to ban the enforcement of any new federal gun bans, becoming the third state legislator in...

No More Newtowns

T. Berry Brazelton, MD | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
T. Berry Brazelton, MD

Let's not allow mental illness to be further stigmatized by events like the Newtown tragedy, nor to distract us from the solutions that are closer at hand. It's a lot faster, easier, and cheaper to reduce the number of assault weapons in circulation.

John Celock

Sheriff On Gun Culture: 'Shame On Us' | John Celock | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

The longest-serving sheriff in New Jersey history is taking aim at what he sees as a gun culture that urges people to carry "killing weapons" and on M...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker: Let's Make Gun Control A Felony | John Celock | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

A Republican state lawmaker in Wyoming has introduced legislation to prohibit enforcement of federal gun control measures that Vice President Joe Bide...

Bill Clinton Makes Gun Control Plea: 'This Is Nuts'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that it was hard for him to comprehend resistance to measures meant to curb the proliferation of high-cap...

Sam Stein

Democrats Will Introduce High-Capacity Magazine Ban On First Day Of Next Congress | Sam Stein | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats will introduce legislation to ban the production of high-capacity magazines on the first day of the next congressional s...

Another "Ho-Ho-Horowitz Christmas"? Not This Year

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

After Newtown, an annual tradition falls by the wayside.

World's Largest Firearms Supplier Sells 3.5 Years Worth Of AR-15 Magazines In 3 Days

Posted 12.23.2012 | Business

Gun and ammunition sales continue to soar in the days following the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., that left six adults and 20 children dead. ...

Pro-Gun Dem Flips On Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), a longtime pro-gun lawmaker with high marks from the National Rifle Association, said Wednesday that he was so "haunted" by th...

Sam Stein

Democrats Push On New Gun Control Measure | Sam Stein | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats say they've seen a groundswell of support within their caucus for legislation that would prohibit the manufacturing of h...

Sam Stein

Frank Lautenberg To Introduce High-Capacity Magazine Ban Post-Sandy Hook | Sam Stein | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) will introduce legislation in the next Congress to ban the sale of high-capacity magazines, his office to...

On Aurora, Guns and 'Rights'

Andy Richter | Posted 09.22.2012 | Comedy
Andy Richter

Why is it so crazy to float the notion that the kind of assault weapon used in Aurora (not necessarily the gun itself, but the magazine) might not be the kind of thing that just anybody should be able to stroll into a gun shop and buy?

NRA Receives Millions from Gun Industry "Corporate Partners"

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business
Josh Sugarmann

We have found that the National Rifle Association (NRA) receives millions of dollars directly from domestic and foreign gun manufacturers and other members of the firearms industry through an organized corporate outreach program.

Why We Must Ban High-Capacity Gun Magazines

Sen. Frank Lautenberg | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Sen. Frank Lautenberg

It's time to end the bloodshed and restore common sense to our gun laws -- beginning with a permanent ban on high-capacity gun magazines. These deadly devices are the weapon of choice for the deranged.

WATCH: State Senator Goes Undercover To Buy Guns

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Daily News video shows it's surprisingly easy to buy high-capacity gun clips, like the ones used by Jared Loughner, in New York state (see video bel...

LaPierre vs. Reagan: Different Lessons on Guns

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

After a month of silence following the horrifying Tucson shootings, the NRA's "top gun," Wayne LaPierre, returned to his old talking points before CPAC this week. "These clowns want to ban magazines?" La Pierre raged, "Are you kidding me?"