Hillary needs to make a gun control distinction with Bernie, because it is the only position on which she is to the left of him, albeit just barely. This may be a good strategy in a New York Democratic Primary, but it is a lousy general election strategy.
Every child, on every block of every neighborhood, has the right to walk to school and home without fear of getting shot. And yet, the subject of gun law reform remains taboo for many of our state and national elected officials.
It is time for Washington's politicians to look out for average people who do not deserve to have unethical gun dealers -- and the gun lobby that shields them -- pushing illegal guns into their neighborhoods.
The Washington Post has recently reported that the already under-funded ATF may soon face a 13% budget cut, which would be devastating to the the agency's ability to interrupt the flow of illegal guns across America and Mexico.