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Obama Gun Proposals

Gun Reform Failures Revive Questions On Obama's Persuasive Power But Answers Aren't Easy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The failures of the Senate to pass gun policy legislation have spurred questions, once again, about the style and effectiveness of President Barack Ob...

Emily Swanson

Poll: Many Think Obama Wants A Gun Ban | Emily Swanson | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

Last week, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) caused a stir when he said that President Barack Obama would repeal the Second Amendment if he could, and the NRA...

Sam Stein

Obama Gun Control Package Likely To Be Broken Into Pieces By Senate | Sam Stein | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the clearest sign that Democrats are worried about the viability of President Barack Obama's comprehensive gun control package, leadi...

Memo to Gun Rights Advocates: Take Note of What Reagan and Scalia Had to Say

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

President Obama himself recognizes the need for a rational middle ground and urges "advocates of gun control... to do a little more listening." Fair enough. But those on the gun rights side of the debate would be well advised start by listening to none other than Ronald Reagan.

Emily Swanson

A Majority Of Americans Support Obama's Gun Control Package: Poll | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

More Americans support than oppose President Barack Obama's suite of proposals to reduce gun violence, but many are skeptical that they would be effec...

McConnell Spins Up The Fear Machine On Gun-Grab

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) addressed supporters in a frantically toned email on Monday, warning them of a looming effort to snatch...

White House Confident On Gun Control Push

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - A White House adviser on Sunday said he was optimistic Congress will approve at least part of President Barack Obama'...

Gun Control Debate Neglects Key Part Of Equation

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no change to text) By Peter Henderson and Daniel Trotta SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, Jan 20 (Reuters) - In trac...

Pro-Gun Group To Rally Against Obama

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

By Nick Carey CHICAGO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Angered and afraid that President Barack Obama's proposals to ban assault weapons and high-...

'Looks Like A Tyrant Is Anyone Sworn To Protect The Constitution That You Didn't Vote For'

Posted 01.18.2013 | Comedy

It didn't take long for conservative pundits and gun advocates to cry "tyranny" after Obama made his proposals on gun control, but what kind of tyrant...

Chris Christie Blasts 'Reprehensible' NRA Attack

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) criticized the National Rifle Association on Thursday for referencing President Obama's daughters in an attack ...

Right Wing Flips Over Major Obama Move

Salon | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

The right wing has offered a range of reactions to President Obama’s unveiling of a broad gun control plan — including signing 23 executive orders...

Bold Obama Proposals Bypass 'Dysfunctional' Body

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

* President issues 23 actions sidestepping Congress * Critics accuse him of exceeding presidential powers * Analysts say...

Background Check Advocates Optimistic Again Despite Previous Defeats

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

* Seek to close so-called gun show loophole * Advocates see best chance in decades By Susan Cornwell and Tabassum Zakari...

Jason Linkins

Obama, Biden Swap Out 'Gun Control' Metaphor With The Language Of Public Health Crises | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

During the Sunday political chat shows, which primarily focused on the issue of gun control and what was possible in terms of legislation in the wake ...

Obama, Again, References Chicago Tragedies In Gun Control Address

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 01.16.2013 | Chicago

Just as he did when he addressed the nation after the Newtown, Conn. massacre last month, President Barack Obama again name-dropped the streets of his...

Politicians React To Obama's Gun Proposals (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

President Obama's proposed changes to gun policy Wednesday drew immediate reactions from politicians on both sides of the issue, with supporters of gu...

Sam Stein

Obama Announces Gun Control Proposals | Sam Stein | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a bold and potentially historic attempt to stem the increase in mass gun violence, President Barack Obama unveiled on Wednesday the m...