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The Business of Guns
While American gun sellers process millions of firearms, their business practices are uniquely shielded from scrutiny.
Breaking down polls by party affiliation shows how GOPers' increasingly conservative views on gun laws drive the national split on a critical question.
As the need for firearms data grows, David Hemenway and his team at the Injury Control Research Center find themselves pinching pennies.
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.
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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.