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Gun control and Mitch McConnell

Today on Twitter I’ve seen numbers of people — including Chuck Schumer and other Democratic Senators — demand Mitch McConnell curtail the Congressional recess, bring the Senate back and deal with gun violence legislation. The Senate does not need to … Continue reading

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Guns 3: how to challenge the NRA

In Guns 2, I told you about my first letter to Kirsten Gillibrand–who at that time, 2009, still supported the NRA. I told her I’d be cutting out clips of every gun violence story I found in my two newspapers, … Continue reading

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Guns 1: Can we challenge the NRA?

Yes. How? Like this: Michael Waldman gave us the essence of How To, when he quoted Abraham Lincoln as Lincoln debated slavery: Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed. Consequently he who … Continue reading

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