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Sandy Hook

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 02.11.2014 | Latino Voices
Ricardo B. Salinas

A year ago, a completely mentally unbalanced man murdered 20 children and six adults in cold blood at Sandy Hook, an elementary school in Newton, Conn...

Udall: Supporters Of Universal Background Checks Not Giving Up

The Boulder Daily Camera | Camera Staff | Posted 06.19.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Supporters of nationwide universal background checks for gun buyers aren't giving up despite a defeat in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Mark Udall sa...

Biden: Obama Not Giving Up On Key Gun Control Measure

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is still pushing for an assault weapons ban, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday, even though Senate Democrats all b...

Sam Stein

Most Controversial Part Of Obama's Gun Plan To Clear First Hurdle

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A ban on the production and sale of certain assault weapons will clear a major political hurdle on Thursday, as Democratic lawmakers say...

Sam Stein

Progressives Temper Expectations For Assault Weapons Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama navigates the early stages of the gun policy debate, he has largely been spared the type of political pressure...

'Gutsy' Obama Move Excites Liberals

Salon | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Second-term Barack Obama continues to show us he’s wiser and tougher than the guy who took office four years ago....

How Dems Could Win On Gun Control.. By Losing

The Daily Beast | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

Bill Clinton got an assault-weapons ban passed in 1994, and Democrats went on to lose both houses of Congress that year. The betting is that President...

Jennifer Bendery

No Mention Of Assault Weapons Ban At Joe Biden's Gun Violence Event

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden pushed several pieces of President Barack Obama’s gun violence package on Friday, particularly the need for u...

GOP Hysteria Over Obama Gun Plan Debunked

Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Republican response to President Barack Obama’s plan to reduce gun violence has been pepp...

Sam Stein

The Casualties Of The 1994 Battle Over Assault Weapons Speak Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was the early fall of 1994 when Rep. Dan Glickman (D-Kan.) got his first piece of ominous news. An administrative aide in his distric...

Al Franken Backs Assault Weapons Ban

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

UPDATE:: 11:30 a.m. -- Franken released a statement Thursday saying that in fact, he definitively supports the principle of an assault weapons ban aft...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Will Push For Assault Weapons Ban, Says White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House confirmed Tuesday that President Barack Obama will throw his weight behind passing an assault weapons ban, among other i...

Key Risks For Obama On Assault Weapons Move

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

* Overreaching on gun control could Obama relations with Congress * Some Senate Democrats leery of gun-control legislation ...

Christina Wilkie

Obama: NRA Could Use Some 'Self-Reflection'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama carefully avoided overtly criticizing the nation's largest pro-gun lobbying group, the National Rifle Association...

Obama Strongly Supports Assault Weapons Ban

AP | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama is "actively supportive" of efforts on Capitol Hill to reinstate an assault weapons ban...

Jennifer Bendery

NRA Steps Up Attacks On Obama After Gun Control Comment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It didn't go unnoticed by the National Rifle Association that, during last week's presidential debate, President Barack Obama expressed ...

Obama Protester With Semi-Automatic Rifle Part Of 'Publicity Stunt'

HuffPost's Eyes & Ears | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A number of YouTube videos have shown a man carrying an AR-15 rifle to a pro-Obama health care reform rally outside the president's speech in Phoenix ...