gun control http://tspr.org en Guns, Words, and Ideas http://tspr.org/post/guns-words-and-ideas <p>We are engaged in a debate over guns and gun control. Some of the voices that we can hear, are telling us that the government wants to take away all of their guns, while others tell us that they need their guns to protect their families from the eventuality of a government that has gone mad, and wants to take away their freedom. These voices are passionate about their guns and maintaining the right to own and to use them.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:53:29 +0000 Bill Jacobs 29068 at http://tspr.org Guns, Words, and Ideas Durbin Calls for “Reasonable” Gun Restrictions http://tspr.org/post/durbin-calls-reasonable-gun-restrictions <p>Following the second-worst mass shooting in American history, US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) said hunters and sportsmen need to "step up."</p><p>He urged them to support what he called "reasonable restrictions" on the types of weapons that can be purchased and on large ammunition magazines.</p><p>Durbin said average citizens don't need access to the kind of military-style equipment used by the gunman in Newtown, CT.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:21:19 +0000 Rich Egger 25962 at http://tspr.org Durbin Calls for “Reasonable” Gun Restrictions