Republicans And Guns: What You Need To Know

Republicans have a complex history with guns and gun violence, often working at the behest of the NRA.

Republicans Kept Ban On Gun Violence Research In Place. “On 1 a.m. on Wednesday, congressional leaders unveiled the text of a year-end spending bill that will fund the government through 2017. And on page 936 of the document is the very language that Dickey helped craft in 1996 that has remained law ever since: ‘None of the funds made available in this title may be used, in whole or in part, to advocate or promote gun control.’” [Huffington Post, 12/16/15]