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It’s time to hold America’s gunmakers accountable

It’s not just Congress that fails to respond after another massacre briefly focuses attention on the irrationality and permissiveness of our country’s firearms statutes.

Those of us seeking change also regularly fall down on the job. We express outrage and move on, leaving the debate exactly where we found it.

Author: 
E.J. Dionne Jr.
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Obama weighs expanding background checks through executive authority

In response to the latest mass shooting during his presidency, President Obama is seriously considering circumventing Congress with his executive authority and imposing new background-check requirements for buyers who purchase weapons from high-volume gun dealers.

 

 

Author: 
Juliet Eilperin
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