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Palin Issues Harsh Threat On Popular Gun Control Measure

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin vowed Monday to oppose any lawmaker who supports legislation expanding b...

Senator Urges Colleagues To Stand Firm On Background Checks

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

* Resist political pressure to vote no, Manchin tells senators * Debate over Senate plan has become a race to 60 votes ...

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Senator Comes Out For Manchin-Toomey Compromise | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) announced his support for the compromise on gun background checks on Monday, joining 51 of his colleagues. ...

Gun Control: The Manchin-Toomey Bill Will Be Ineffective in Reducing Inner City Gun Violence

John Bruhns | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
John Bruhns

Mass shootings are heartbreaking and tragic, but they are not as prevalent as the killings that occur daily across American inner cities. Politicians seem to only focus on high-profile tragedies when they are presented with a public demand to get something done that might actually benefit the American people.

Senator Stokes Fears About Federal Gun Registry

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

The federal government is already barred from creating a database of every single gun owner in America. And under background check legislation being w...

Amanda Terkel

National Gun Registry Creation Carries 15-Year Sentence Under Manchin-Toomey Deal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The background check compromise set to be introduced on Thursday will explicitly bar public officials from creating a national gun regis...