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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." That has become something of a motto for the National Rifle Association. But according to a new report by Mother Jones magazine, a bad guy with a gun might be the NRA's top lawyer.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Bloomberg pledges big bucks to a group aimed at curbing gun violence.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
It is uncertain if the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard will revive the debate about tougher gun control measures. Some states have passed stricter firearms laws, but a recent recall election in Colorado backed by the NRA demonstrates the political risks associated with supporting stronger gun laws. The Takeaway talks with one of the Colorado state legislators unseated in the recall election, Colorado Senate President John Morse.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Connecticut now has a strong gun control bill to match New York's. Paul Barrett, editor at Bloomberg and author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun, joins us as we compare and discuss the NRA's school safety proposal and other gun news, including yesterday's U.N. arms trade treaty that Republican senators oppose.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg was on a bit of a victory lap after his political action committee, Independence USA, helped Illinois politician Robin Kelly, a gun control advocate, win a hotly contested Democratic congressional primary.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Thomas King, president of the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, the official NRA-affiliated State Association in New York, talks about the group's response to Gov. Cuomo's new gun laws, NY-SAFE, including filing a notice of legal claim against it.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the White House plan to confront gun violence and the harsh reaction from the NRA. Plus, they preview the President Obama’s second inauguration. Then on the Culture Gabfest portion of the show, panelists talk about the incredible performances in Michael Haneke’s Oscar-nominated "Amour."
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
President Obama and Vice President Biden unveil new proposals addressing gun violence. Watch live and Tweet your reactions along with us.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
As the gun control debate heightens in coming weeks, one policy could be taking center stage: the gun show loophole, which allows people to purchase firearms at gun shows without a background check. Travis County Commissioner Sarah Eckhardt is leading the charge to outlaw gun shows.
Friday, December 21, 2012
The National Riffle Association's call to place armed guards in schools gained some traction with local gun enthusiasts — but many New York politicians who spoke out Friday took umbrage at the proposal in the wake of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.