Report card: Three months after Newtown, how much progress on gun safety?

Today is the 3 month anniversary of the Newtown shootings. And poll data shows that an overwhelming – 91% – of Americans support background checks in gun purchases. Right now, it’s estimated that 40% of purchasers go unchecked. But states trying to close the loophole are facing serious opposition. Read my and Traci Lee’s report card on how public policy support doesn’t always translate into legislative success.

Report card: Three months after Newtown, how much progress on gun safety?

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