Gun Control 'Dream Team' Is Born: Can It Rival NRA for Political Firepower?
Jonsson, Patrik, The Christian Science Monitor
A month after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, a once- moribund gun-control movement this week unleashed a broad, coordinated campaign aimed at curbing America's fascination with high-powered firearms by, in part, blunting the tip of the gun lobby's spear: the National Rifle Association.
Heeding President Obama's call for swift action after 20-year- old Adam Lanza used an assault-style rifle to kill 20 grade school children and six staffers in Connecticut, a sort of dream team of gun-control advocates has in effect launched a multipronged attack that could change national sentiment about gun control, in part by catching the NRA at a time when its political influence is …
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Publication information: Article title: Gun Control 'Dream Team' Is Born: Can It Rival NRA for Political Firepower?. Contributors: Jonsson, Patrik - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: January 1, 2013. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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