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Data is starting to steadily trend back towards favoring stricter gun laws.  Note that this ‘steady’ trend started before Newtown.

Data is starting to steadily trend back towards favoring stricter gun laws.  Note that this ‘steady’ trend started before Newtown.

Filed under gun control Newtown shootings p2




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Conventional wisdom says that the NRA is well-liked.  The majority of people, especially women, say otherwise.

Conventional wisdom says that the NRA is well-liked.  The majority of people, especially women, say otherwise.

Filed under gun control nra NRA p2




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Shifting the blame, as per usual.  The NRA has lobbied to attach riders in appropriations bills that limit the ATF’s enforcement ability.

Shifting the blame, as per usual.  The NRA has lobbied to attach riders in appropriations bills that limit the ATF’s enforcement ability.

Filed under gun control NRA ATF p2




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The riders on appropriations bills impede ATF enforement.  The burden to lawful gun stores is outweighed by the need for public safety.

The riders on appropriations bills impede ATF enforement.  The burden to lawful gun stores is outweighed by the need for public safety.

Filed under gun control ATF NRA p2




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How are we supposed to have sensible gun control laws and discussion if research has been cut by 95% since 1996?

How are we supposed to have sensible gun control laws and discussion if research has been cut by 95% since 1996?

Filed under gun control NRA CDC p2