Reframing the Gun Debate - By CHARLES M. BLOW

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"The White House is weighing a far broader and more comprehensive approach to curbing the nation's gun violence than simply reinstating an expired ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition, according to multiple people involved in the administration's discussions."
"First, let's fix some of the terminology: stop calling groups like the National Rifle Association a "gun rights" group. These are anti-regulation, pro-proliferation groups. They prey on public fears -- of the "bad guys with guns," of a Second Amendment rollback, of an ever imminent apocalypse -- while helping gun makers line their pockets...Since 2005, corporations -- gun related and other -- have contributed between $19.8 million and $52.6 million to the NRA as detailed in its Ring of Freedom corporate giving program."

"The vast majority of funds -- 74 percent -- contributed to the NRA from "corp

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Reframing the debate is not about discussing an is... by Paul Rye on Sunday, Jan 20, 2013 at 6:17:10 PM