The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on Guantanamo Bay, prom, sequestration, Jason Collins, ricin, Tim Tebow, the Boston Marathon bombing and guns. More opinion from LoHud.com.
A roundup of today’s editorials on gun violence after the Senate gun vote Wednesday to reject expanded background checks on buyers. From The Journal News: “In public opinion polls, as many as 90 percent of the American people have supported universal background checks, but even the weak Manchin-Toomey amendment rejected… Read More →
An angry President Obama addresses a crowd Wednesday after the Senate vote on gun control. A Senate minority helped defeat a proposal to expand background checks on gun purchases. Obama said this is only round one and that real change is inevitable. Source: White House
Congress has begun debate of new gun-control measures. What should take priority?
Sunday’s “60 Minutes” interview with Newtown parents and other relatives of the Dec. 14 massacre should be required viewing for members of Congress, state lawmakers, other policymakers, parents — really anyone who makes decisions about firearms proliferation, in communities and their own homes. The assembled members of the group Sandy… Read More →