'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Now that the verdict is in on Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortionist convicted of delivering and killing babies - most of them black - perhaps President Obama might finally be willing to respond to the horrific crime.
When Australian golfer Marc Leishman heard about the December shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, he immediately went to his computer to look at a map.
Piers Morgan is leading the liberal media and Hollywood in another ignorant attack of the National Rifle Association (NRA).
National Rifle Association leaders told members Saturday that the fight against gun-control legislation is far from over, with battles yet to come in Congress and next year's midterm elections, but they vowed that none in the organization will ever have to surrender their weapons.
Since last December’s terrible shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama has been engaged in a personal war on guns. He felt that the general public was ready for stricter levels of gun controls, including a ban on semi-automatic weapons and extensive background checks.
Since last December's terrible shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama has been engaged in a personal war on guns. He felt that the general public was ready for stricter gun controls, including a ban on semi-automatic weapons and extensive background checks.
Congress has been looking to increase inspections on some types of private gun purchases, but federally licensed firearms dealers — whose sales already are subject to background checks — may need more scrutiny themselves, according to a Justice Department audit.
Sen. Mike Lee said Monday that conservatives cannot surrender the idea of community to the political left.
Expanded background-checks legislation may have been stopped in its tracks, but gun control advocates — led by the families of the Newtown, Conn., victims — are vowing to fight on.
In an emotional plea, Francine Wheeler, the mother of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Ben Wheeler, asked for "common sense" at the president's weekly White House address ("Conn. mom pleads for gun control at White House," Web, April 13). But the actions Mrs. Wheeler was advocating and politicians' emotional calls to "get assault weapons off the streets" would do nothing to prevent a repeat of the tragedy of Sandy Hook.
I don't believe the families of the victims from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., deserve a vote.
We were all shocked by the terrible events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Without reservation, Americans would embrace gun policy that could help prevent future tragedies from occurring. My concern is that many of the gun-control proposals are having an impact on the current level of gun ownership of law-abiding citizens.
Senators dealt a devastating blow to gun control efforts Wednesday, defeating the background check compromise that was the centerpiece of President Obama's post-Newtown push for stiffer laws and leaving advocates struggling to figure out what to do now.
Gun control supporters scrambled to find 60 votes to pass expanded background checks on firearms purchases, hoping to sway reluctant senators ahead of a showdown vote.
The Obama administration's all-out push for the Senate to move forward on gun control this week included a rare foray into the legislative arena by first lady Michelle Obama, who urged senators in an emotional plea not to filibuster the proposals.