Jason Wilson for The Guardian But what if a future, duly elected Democratic congress attempted an assault weapons ban, like the one that was in place from to ? That loyalty is taught and nurtured in the array of parallel institutions that conservatives have created, which can envelop adherents from cradle to grave. These institutions were all on display at the summit, deluging attendees with agitprop and swag. For some, the circle is closed when they themselves go on to plum jobs in well-funded movement organisations.
Analysis: Why the Gun Issue Has Shifted (It’s Not What You Think)
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Save for later The gun debate has shifted dramatically. Suddenly, it looks as if the issue will benefit Democrats in November, not Republicans. Nor does the shift naturally follow from the decisions of large American corporations to stop selling assault weapons, or to end partnerships with the National Rifle Association, although those steps are a significant development. No, the reason why the gun control issue was a big advantage for the GOP for decades but now favors the Democrats can be traced to the shift in the electoral coalitions of the two parties.
Budget bills, tax plans, guns and gay marriage a big part of session’s final weeks
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