A blog on gun control from Nancy Green
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Friday, January 18, 2013
President Obama said the laws, including universal background checks and a renewed ban on assault rifles, would lead to "fewer atrocities like the one that happened in Newtown."
Alongside Vice President Joe Biden and a group of children who had written in support, President Barack Obama signed a proposal to Congress on Wednesday to strengthen United States gun laws. These included universal background checks, limiting the number of bullets in a clip and renewing a ban on military-grade assault rifles. "If America worked harder to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, there would be fewer atrocities like the one that occurred in Newtown," Obama said. He listed specific measures, including a 10-round limit on magazines for firearms, and asked Congress to confirm Todd Jones to fill the long-dormant role of chief for the Bureau of Alchol, Tobacco and Firearms — and briefly mentioned other measures, …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
After the massacre in Aurora, gun control advocates demand tougher gun restrictions. Do you agree?
As the country mourns the Colorado shooting tragedy, the incident has also reignited the debate of gun control. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg went as far to say that police should strike until the federal government acts on gun control laws, as a guest on Monday evening’s CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight.” Over the last week, Bloomberg has repeatedly called for Obama and Romney to present their perspective on the issue. Additionally, Sen. Frank Lautenberg's (D-N.J.) said he plans to reintroduce legislation that would ban the manufacture of high-capacity magazines that fire many rounds quickly without a reload, reported the Huffington Post last Friday. We want to know what you think: Do you support stricter gun control laws or would more …