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Expanded Background Checks

One Year Later

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

One year later, despite Congress's appalling lack of action, there has been important progress in some areas and states. The White House has quietly delivered on most of the executive actions President Obama promised in the aftermath of the Newtown shooting.

Nick Wing

Mark Begich: Background Checks Shouldn't Be 'Holy Grail'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- For Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), there is no way comprehensive gun violence legislation will pass with a provision to expand backg...

In Our Sights

Jim Worth | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Jim Worth

Until we become smart enough to recognize what other civilized countries have found -- that stricter gun control saves lives -- we're destined to repeat the tragedies of Newtown, Aurora, Tucson, and Virginia Tech again and again and again.

Hate Universal Background Checks? Meet the Gun Score

Adam Levin | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
Adam Levin

Maybe we should create a risk assessment tool for gun worthiness. In all seriousness, shouldn't all Americans -- especially those who manufacture and sell guns -- welcome the prospect of better predictability given the news of late?