If polls say people want gun control, why doesn’t Congress just pass it?

By Harry L. Wilson, Professor of Public Affairs, Roanoke College. Protesters at the Vermont Statehouse on Feb. 20, 2018. AP/Wilson Ring Why doesn’t the government do what the people want? After the recent deadly shooting at a Florida high school, many Americans are asking that question about the federal government’s firearms policy. Recent polls show that…

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