Trump needs the NRA and its 5 million members. All of them are potential Trump voters.
Arguments simply have no grip on people for whom carrying a gun ... is an important part of their identity.
Hundreds, if not thousands, of American politicians are deeply beholden to the gun lobby and won’t willingly renounce it unless a greater power arises to replace the lifeline it represents to them.
Will the multiplying massacres begin to act on Americans’ conscience?
What do these four tragedies have in common? Money.
Their battle is a long-term fight, in a country that counts practically as many guns in circulation as inhabitants.
<i>The U.S. is starting to take concrete measures to avoid more murders</i>
The death of students and teachers at a school in Parkland, Florida may be the straw that breaks the camel's back regarding the leniency of American gun legislation in the acquisition and sale of firearms.
Two major companies, both of [Read more]
"This shooting is different from the other ones," a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School told The New York Times. "I just have a gut feeling — something is going to change."
For now, that "something" boils down to President Donald Trump's very vague, very insufficient promise to ban "bump stocks," [Read more]
How long would it be until politicians had to acquiesce to public pressure if all the classrooms were childless?