With 9-in-10 Supporting Background Checks For Firearms Purchases, How It Went Down in Defeat

SENATORS say they fear the N.R.A. and the gun lobby. But I think that fear must be nothing compared to the fear the first graders in Sandy Hook Elementary School felt as their lives ended in a hail of bullets. — Gabrielle Giffords The Manchin-Toomey Plan Wednesday, supporters of tougher gun laws … [Read more...]

Heart-stopping letter to Newtown shooting victim Jack Pinto from his best friend

From Cafe Con Leche; A very special thanks to Yamiche Alcindor for sharing this today. How do you say goodbye? USA Today reporter Yamiche Alcindor tweeted out this touching letter that was written to Newtown shooting victim Jack Pinto by his best friend, John. Six-year-old Jack was … [Read more...]

NRA finally breaks its silence on the Connecticut shootings

Although Cafe Con Leche has refused to cover the tragic massacre that took place last week in Newton, Connecticut, we thought it would was important to note, that the National Rifle Association has ended its silence and released a statement today. Personally, being a gun owner, I am willing to … [Read more...]