Baltimore Sun columnist Dan Rodricks has again written eloquently on where the gun legislation issue is in Congress.
Here's a snippet from his spot-on analysis:
"A little more than three months after one of the most horrible mass killing in the nation's history — the shooting of 20 children and six adults in Connecticut — there are fewer than 40 Senate votes for restoration of a federal ban on military-style assault weapons like the one Adam Lanza used inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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"Senators, including many Democrats, have been unmoved by the tragedy at Sandy Hook. Apparently, not even the testimony of parents of the murdered first-graders affected them."
Rodricks deserves a wider audience for his views. I recommend his article to your attention.
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