Gun Wars // BLOG

What we’re reading: Week 7

Posted July 10, 2014

By Jessica Boehm

The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, or Hunting for Cover on Guns (Lalita Clozel, 7/08, Center for Responsive Politics) Democrats and Republicans work toward a pro-hunting law supported by the NRA.

Report: ATF can’t fully track some gun probes (Kevin Johnson, 7/09, USA Today) A new government review shows that the ATF lacks the capacity to adequately track all investigations involving improperly purchased firearms.

TSA finds 2 guns in Atlanta airport screening (AP, 7/09, CBS Atlanta) The Atlanta airport found loaded guns in carry-on bags for the first time since Georgia’s sweeping gun law went into effect earlier this month.

Blame weak gun laws for holiday violence, Chicago’s top cop says (Michael Pearson, 7/07, CNN) After over 60 people were shot over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicago’s police superintendent blamed weak gun laws.

Jessica Boehm is a News21 Hearst Fellow.

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