The obstacles facing the White House on gun control

One of the main questions following the Newtown shootings is whether or not there will be legislative action from Washington, following statements from the president and pro-gun Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia that they will make moves on gun safety. That’s a marked change from a party that has mostly shrunk from gun control measures – as well as a turnaround for a president who signed legislation allowing guns to be carried in national parks and on Amtrak trains. [cont.]

Harry Enten, The Guardian

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