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CPAC Audience Lets Trump Know It Cares More About Guns Than Tax Cuts
In a strange but revealing direct poll of his adoring audience, Trump finds confirmation that the culture war matters most.
Trump’s Minor Gun Actions Are Probably All Congress Will Allow
The White House is rolling out tweaks to existing laws, but Republicans in Congress appear resistant to even the mildest gun-control measures.
Trump Wants Armed Teachers and Universal Background Checks
In a “listening session” on gun control, Trump floated some unhinged ideas along with some downright reasonable ones.
Texas Republican Backs Bill That Would Bolster Gun Restrictions
John Cornyn doesn’t want new background check laws — but he does want to better enforce the ones we’ve got.
Army Removes 588 Soldiers From Sensitive Positions
Five hundred eighty-nine if you count the guy in charge of the background checks.
Britney Spears’s Dad Ran a Background Check on Her Boyfriend
Giving protective fathers ideas.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: The GOP Goes Benghazi on Boston
Politicizing tragedy before the manhunt was even over.
Background-Check Expansion Fails
The Manchin-Toomey background-check expansion just lost.
Gun-Rights Group Endorses Bill to Expand Background Checks
Not the group you’re thinking of.
Gabby Giffords’s Gun Group Helped Bring About Background-Check Deal
More heartwarming than Toomey refusing to appear with Schumer.
’s Case for Expanding Background Checks
You want Van Pelt to have a gun?
Toomey Refused to Appear With Schumer
Bipartisan Deal Expands Background Checks, But Doesn’t Make Them ‘Universal’
It would cover gun shows and Internet sales.
Every Objection to Expanding Background Checks, Debunked
There are zero good reasons not to expand background checks.
Asa Hutchinson, Leader of NRA Task Force, Supports Expanding Background Checks
says he doesn’t speak for the group.
If You’re Against Background Checks, You’re
Killing Ronald Reagan
John Boehner Seems to Not Understand How Laws Work
Particularly background-check laws.
NRA Loses Friends Over Background Checks, Still Influences Congress
Even the easy gun control bill is in peril.
FBI Ran a Record Number of Background Checks for Gun Owners in 2012
Most of them in December.
Gun Background Checks Miss Millions of Mentally Ill People
Many states are barely reporting data.