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While National Gun Lobby Gloats, States Seek Sanity On Firearms

Despite a dysfunctional Congress, gun control advocates see growing momentum for “sensible” laws at the state level.

December 27, 2014
US congressional negotiators have finalized a huge spending bill that funds most federal operations through next September, concluding weeks of haggling to avoid a looming government shutdown (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad)

Senate Confirms Obama’s Surgeon General Pick Despite Gun Control Views

Democrats beat the NRA on Monday, with a little help from Ted Cruz.

December 16, 2014

Obama Must Remember Sandy Hook

How the president can honor the children who were murdered two years ago.

December 13, 2014

We Need To Talk About Guns, Whether The NRA Likes It Or Not

Will Congress ever summon the courage to act on this pressing public health crisis?

December 11, 2014

U.S. Doctors Decry ‘Political Blackmail’ By Gun Lobby

Washington (AFP) – A leading US medical journal hit out at the powerful American gun lobby for opposing the nomination for the post of top doctor, calling it a new form of “political blackmail.” At issue is the nomination to the post of surgeon general of a Harvard medical school physician named Vivek Murthy, whose […]

May 8, 2014