Republicans in a number of states are making overtures to gun manufacturers located in states that have passed post-Sandy Hook gun control legislation.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
Does the National Rifle Association take orders from the gun industry? Or is it the other way around?
You've heard of the National Rifle Association. But have you heard of the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation?PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
ALBANY, NY — Jaime Rios is a Republican, but he loves liberals. His wife is one. Most of his other family members are, too, along with many of his friends. One friend of his, Rios says, is a "really, really, really, really, really left, left, left, left-as-left-can-go person. I think it goes off the radar left."PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
Steven Brooks, a Democratic state lawmaker in Nevada, wanted a gun. So last Thursday, the 40-year-old father of four went to a sporting goods store in Sparks, Nev. and attempted to buy one. That triggered a background check. And that background check has triggered headlines. But then, Brooks has been in headlines for weeks.
Media outlets in Nevada have been covering Brooks heavily because of his recent run of troubling behavior, which began in late January, just days before he was sworn in to his second term in the Nevada Assembly.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
Four weeks ago, California state Sen. Leland Yee (D) got a death threat "unlike any other" he has ever received.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)