Topic: Gun Control Act

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  • Robert Reich On guns and debt, Obama should use authority

    President Obama's executive authority to pay the nation’s bills or broadly interpret gun laws already on the books could be useful in pending negotiations with congressional Republicans, Reich writes.

  • Why Jared Loughner was allowed to buy a gun

    Why Jared Loughner was allowed to buy a gun

    Despite evidence that Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner is mentally unstable, he was never declared mentally unfit by a court, so his name did not appear in the federal background-check database used by gun sellers.