Gun-control activists and a growing number of Republicans insist something must be done to address gun violence, but one of the leading researchers on guns says the data prove the gun-control proposals being discussed will not stop future atrocities – but ideas getting shouted down by Democrats and the media would make a difference.
More and more Republicans are urging action by Congress, from universal background checks to denying people on the No Fly List from purchasing guns. Some aren’t even sure what they want, but they insist something needs to get passed and President Trump needs to lead on the issue.
“You have an obligation to give us a package to consider, regarding school safety and guns. You did a good job talking in front of the country about the problem,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday.
“Propose something, Mr. President, and