Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

United States

4 October 2007

Herald Tribune (Florida), Editorial

Sen. Tom Coburn has waged an admirable campaign against pork-barrel spending on Capitol Hill. But he's being just plain pigheaded in his opposition to a common-sense measure drafted in response to the Virginia Tech massacre. Coburn, R-Okla., has single-handedly blocked a Senate vote on a bill designed to fix flaws in a database used by gun dealers to check the backgrounds of people trying to buy firearms. The measure breezed through the House this summer, but has been... (

Read More: Herald Tribune (Florida)