Shifting Gun Control Policy

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From Clinton to Bush, in the White House and Congress, the balance of power has shifted on gun control. Interpretation of the Second Amendment has become a political hot button that's been credited with determining political races across the nation. As the NRA and anti-gun lobby continue their fight over the right and responsibilities of owning guns, we search for common ground on gun legislation, loopholes, safety and violence. We speak with the NRA and some of its major opponents about today's changing political climate and legislative landscape.
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The Jerusalem Post

Americans for Gun Safety

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

More Guns, Less Crime

National Rifle Association



Warren Olney