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Exclusive: 2 million mentally ill people missing from national gun check system

The issue of gun control leapt back into the national discourse in the wake of January’s Tucson massacre. But one of the most shocking gaps in the effort to prevent people prohibited by law from purchasing firearms continues to fly beneath the radar. Records of at least two million dangerously…

Schumer: Congress doesn’t have the votes for gun control

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Sunday that Congress lacks the necessary votes to stiffen gun laws, dampening the hopes of various gun-control bills proposed in the aftermath of the Arizona shootings. “Let’s be honest here — there haven’t been the votes in the Congress for gun control,” Schumer said on…

‘Die quickly’ Democrat Grayson crushed, 56-38 percent

Florida’s freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson was ousted by a veteran GOP politician after the Democrat earned notoriety for harsh rhetoric that included accusing Republicans of wanting sick people to “die quickly.” To the north, seven-term Democratic Congressman Allen Boyd lost handily to a political newcomer who played up…

Democratic candidate fires rifle at climate bill in new ad

West Virginia political ads don’t normally attract national attention but this year may be the exception. Democratic Senate nominee Joe Manchin has a new ad where he literally fires a gun at the cap and trade bill — a bill written and championed by Democrats. The Washington Post‘s Chris Cilizza…

NRA may shoot down Republican dreams to win back House

As the Democratic Party struggles to find an electoral path which will enable it to avoid losing control of the House of Representatives in November, one surprising source of hope is the National Rifle Association. Although generally seen as a close ally of the Republicans, the group is actually willing…

Guns outlawed at NRA convention

“North Carolina State law prohibits the carrying of firearms in the Charlotte Convention Center, and the Time Warner Cable Arena,” the sign outside the convention hall reads. “In addition, the Rules and Regulations of the Charlotte Convention Center prohibit the carrying of firearms in the Center. Pursuant to Time Warner…

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