There is very little legislation being offered to address the gun plague in our country.

S.594 : A bill to limit the use, sale, and transfer of cluster munitions.

Sponsor: Sen Feinstein, Dianne [CA] (introduced 2/14/2007)      Cosponsors: Sen Brown, Sen Cantwell, Sen Kennedy, Sen Leahy, Sen Mikulski, Sen Sanders

Committees: Senate Foreign Relations
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.77 : A bill to improve the tracking of stolen firearms and firearms used in a crime, to allow more frequent inspections of gun dealers to ensure compliance with Federal gun law, to enhance the penalties for gun trafficking, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen Schumer, Charles E. [NY] (introduced 1/4/2007)      Cosponsors (None)

Committees: Senate Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 1/4/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Before we can get meaningful action we will need a massive public education effort. That means those of us who care about this need to start blogging about the gun plague.

Resources:
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Gun Guys

Protect Police

The Story of a Gun

Hot Guns: Ring of Fire

List of School Shootings since 1997

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