Despite recent massacres, members of Congress are increasingly reluctant to vote for gun control. President Obama and New York’s Mayor Bloomberg are trying to increase public pressure. Where do the owners of 300 million weapons really stand? Would different proposals—and a new kind of appeal--make them join the calls for action? Also, ratcheting up the rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. On Reporter's Notebook, what happens to the buildings after cities shut down public schools?Banner image: Twenty-seven wooden angels are seen placed in a wooded area beside a road near the Sandy Hook Elementary School for the victims of a school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 16, 2012. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters
A New Conversation on Gun Control
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