Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
Adolphus Busch the Fourth says he disagrees with NRA’s stand on background checks.
A two-hour House Judiciary Committee hearing on guns its third in a week produced virtually no common ground between the two sides.
“John Boehner, the speaker of the House, basically threw in the towel. He said ‘we can’t do it here, do it in the Senate’”
She says what’s needed are “commonsense laws that respect that right, but prevent the mass slaughter of innocent Americans.”
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?
Gun control advocates urged Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to quickly appeal the ruling.
Illinois deer hunters killed more than 72,000 deer during last weekend’s opening of the 2012 firearm season.
Koster was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Four years ago, he won a Democratic contest that was close enough to allow for a recount.
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