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The gun lobby only dropped the Florida Senator from an A rating to a B+, but the 2007 episode reveals just how much fealty it demands from the politicians it supports.
Federal law bars convicted batterers from buying firearms, but often little is done to separate them from any weapons they already own.
Local leaders say they know the drawbacks of harsh prison sentences, but can't wait for federal action to reduce shootings.
Mining recent voting data for an assessment of the gun lobby's current potency at turning out votes.
Armed With Reason
And contrary to the claims of its authors (one of whom is backed by the NRA), it does not prove that more guns equals less crime.
The results of a major survey of firearms owners corroborate a hotly contested statistic.
What is the National Rifle Association, if its leader no longer bothers to publicly address or try to redefine the mass shootings that shock the nation?
Seeking a new route around the gun industry's legal immunity, a Missouri lawsuit targets a pawn shop's alleged recklessness.
When Stevie Moore’s child was murdered in Memphis, he wanted revenge. Instead, he vowed to stop others from acting on that impulse.
It took a second for the gun to accidentally go off, weeks for Florida to pass a law to keep guns out of children’s hands, and a lifetime for Sean Smith to forgive himself.