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Gun Industry Doesn't Deserve Immunity Shield

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff

Thanks to a unique and unprecedented law passed by Congress called the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act," sellers and manufacturers of the most dangerous consumer products, firearms, enjoy almost total protection from liability when they act irresponsibly.

How the NRA Makes Sure Criminals Have Guns

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 07.28.2013 | Chicago
Martha Rosenberg

Blocking of inventory requirements is just one way in which NRA-driven laws enable dealers to feed the criminal market, make money for gun manufacturers and escape prosecution.

Gun Makers Skirted Responsibility In Sales

The New York Times | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

The Glock executive testified that he would keep doing business with a gun dealer who had been indicted on a charge of violating firearms laws because...

Suicide Prevention Project Focuses On Gun Shops

AP | MORGAN TRUE | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- Ralph Demicco has watched the surveillance footage of a man shopping around his store, leaning on the counter and calmly chatting wit...

No More Newtowns

T. Berry Brazelton, MD | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
T. Berry Brazelton, MD

Let's not allow mental illness to be further stigmatized by events like the Newtown tragedy, nor to distract us from the solutions that are closer at hand. It's a lot faster, easier, and cheaper to reduce the number of assault weapons in circulation.

Time to Take the Lead: Virginia and the Gun Show Loophole

B.J. Garrison | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics
B.J. Garrison

This nation saw many tragedies involving weapons in the past year -- Oregon, Colorado, and most recently Sandy Hook. We have and will continue to grieve the loss of life. However, the situation begs the question: If now is not the time to discuss positive reforms, when exactly is?

Why The Mentally Ill Can Still Buy Guns, Despite Background Checks

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

Federal safeguards meant to keep guns out of the hands of potentially violent individuals have a huge shortcoming: the database used for background ch...

First Convictions From Fast And Furious Gun Probe

AP | By JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 01.24.2012 | Crime

PHOENIX -- Two men pleaded guilty to buying guns that were destined to be smuggled into Mexico, the first convictions in the federal government's botc...

Holder Speaking On 'Fast And Furious'

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers told Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday to fire some Justice Department subordinates over the flawed arm...

Guns: Helping Crime or Hurting Crime Prevention?

Paul Heroux | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics
Paul Heroux

On Monday night last week, when the U.S. House Of Representatives voted to raise the debt ceiling, for a moment, Democrats and Republicans wholehearte...

NRA Campaigns to Protect Corrupt Gun Dealers

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

If two NRA-backed bills get hearings before Congress and become law, they would devastate the ATF's ability to protect our communities and families from gun dealers who sell guns into the illegal market.

Why Does the NRA Hate Puppies?

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

We already license and register dogs. How much longer will it be before we face total dog confiscation? According to the NRA, if the anti-freedom, er, anti-puppy mill lobby has its way, not long.