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How the NRA resurrected the Second Amendment - Vox

It was said in 1989 after a gunman killed five children at Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, California. It was said in 1999 after two teenagers killed 13 of their peers at the high school in Columbine, Colorado. It was said in 2012 after a ...and more »

The NRA Wasn't Always Against Gun Restrictions - NPR

Once again, and sadly not for the last time, a mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1 stunned the nation and shocked the rest of the civilized world, spurring a national debate about guns and gun laws. And once again, and surely not for the last time ...and more »

Japan has almost completely eliminated gun deaths — here's how - Business Insider

Japan is a country of more than 127 million people, but it rarely sees more than 10 gun deaths a year. Culture is one reason for the low rate, but gun control is a major one, too. Japan has a long list of tests that applicants must pass before gaining ...and more »

Why Geography Stops Gun Control From Taking Root -

After the mass shooting in Las Vegas last weekend, guns and gun control are, yet again, topics in Washington. And yet again, most analysts believe that substantial change on the issue seems unlikely. The reason behind that expected lack of movement is ...and more »

Gun control dominates Sunday shows after Las Vegas massacre - The Hill

Gun control dominated discussions on Sunday morning political shows nearly a week after a gunman opened fire on the crowd at a country music festival in Las Vegas, killing more than 50 people. Sen. Dianne Feinstein Dianne Emiel FeinsteinSenate GOP ...and more »

Poll: Majority backs stricter gun control laws after Vegas shooting - Politico

A new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll shows that a majority of voters support stricter gun control laws in the wake of last week's mass murder of 58 concertgoers in Las Vegas by a single man with nearly two dozen firearms shooting from the window of his ...and more »

'Guns don't kill people; men and boys kill people,' experts say - USA TODAY

This article was originally published after the Las Vegas shooting. It has been updated to reflect the shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school. Many disturbing details are known about Nikolas Cruz, the gunman who killed 17 people Wednesday at his ...and more »

Repealing the 2nd Amendment Won't Make Gun Bans Any Easier - Reason

It's always been true, as gun restrictionists have repeatedly promised, that "nobody's going to take your guns away." But few gun owners have ever believed that was from lack of intent; it was always from the absence of any practical way of ...and more »

The NRA Defends the Indefensible - Slate Magazine

The National Rifle Association claims to represent law-abiding citizens. Its leaders say they oppose new gun laws not for the sake of anarchy or the firearms industry, but for the “good guys” who just want to hunt, go target-shooting, and protect their ...and more »

NRA opposes full ban on “bump stocks” used by Las Vegas gunman - The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association is opposing a ban on “bump stocks” like the device used by the Las Vegas gunman to turn semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire guns, stressing its support for more limited regulations. The powerful lobby ...and more »