“What we saw last night on the floor of the United States Senate was a shameful display of cowardice.” That was the message from the White House as the Senate rejected a series of gun control proposals.

+ “In 1995, before it implemented sweeping gun buybacks, Australia saw 67 gun murders, fewer than last year’s total murders in Oklahoma City.” Gun control proponents often cite Australia as an example of effective gun laws that lowered the level of violence. But is that really a good analog for the gun control fight at the Not OK Corral? The Guardian goes deep on the issue: America’s gun problem is so much bigger than mass shootings.