“There was a period in the 2000s, when the gun reform movement was in the doldrums. But all these mass shootings, along with new resources that have come into the movement from Michael Bloomberg and others, really have led to a resurgence.”
In Campaign Stop’s Cartoon of the Week, The Charlotte Observer’s Kevin Siers takes aim at the battle in Congress over gun legislation following the mass shooting in Orlando, and the outsized influence of the NRA. This fall, members of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists will be on Duke’s campus for a political cartoon and satire festival.
The Charlotte Observer
“The standard view is that gun regulation is a political issue, not a policy issue – but that’s not entirely right,” says Sanford professor Kristin Goss. “More high-quality research might actually make advocates on both sides of the gun debate happy by helping lawmakers craft approaches that zero in on high-risk people while respecting the majority of gun owners who will never do anyone harm.”
The Christian Science Monitor