Alaska might seem a hard place to sell a gun control message in a state where subsistence hunting is for many a way of life, and where people routinely carry guns into the wilderness for protection from bears. Full story
That's the message Democratic Senator Joe Manchin had about expanding background checks when he updated MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell in an exclusive interview on the status of his bill and why this fight is so personal for him.
Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut talks with Rachel Maddow about how far away from American popular opinion the radical messaging of the NRA and its new president have become, and the ridiculous efforts by state Republicans to violate the U.S. Constitution and nullify federal law.
The NRA is supposed to be a nonprofit, nonpartisan group. But recently, it has been taking on the characteristics of a right-wing fringe organization. Chris Hayes discusses the issue with NRA member Eryn Sepp.
Dan Gross, president of the Brady campaign, and NBC’s Kasie Hunt discuss the opening of the NRA convention and the backlash against senators who voted down the gun amendment.
Ted Nugent, serious as a heart attack, talks about how you join his band; Ted Cruz, don’t talk down to Dianne Feinstein; NRA News asks Bobby Jindal the tough questions; Glenn Beck sees guns in everything; Sarah Palin explains what she brings to the gun conversation in a very special, NRA-themed “Top
Melissa Harris-Perry’s panel examines the varying public reactions to the Boston bombings, the Newtown shooting, and the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion and the political discourse and potential policy shifts that follow.
A group of about twenty demonstrators carry water guns as they march in a 'Toy Gun March' demonstration, organized by a Libertarian website to highlight Second Amendment gun rights, from Arlington Cemetery into Washington, July 3, 2013. A different group has called off a proposed march with actual l
Gun owners and Second Amendment rights advocates demonstrate during a pro-gun rally at the State Capitol in Albany, New York, February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) TEMPLATE OUT
Gun owners and Second Amendment rights advocates rally during a pro-gun rally at the State Capitol in Albany, New York, February 28, 2013. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is depicted as Adolf Hitler on placard in the foreground. Cuomo on January 15 signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-con