Author

Robert Spitzer

Robert Spitzer

Robert Spitzer is distinguished service professor emeritus of the Political Science Department, State University of New York College at Cortland.

COMMENTARY

How NRA evolved from backing 1934 ban on machine guns to where it is now – commentary

By: - May 31, 2022

The mass shootings at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket and an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, just 10 days apart, are stirring the now-familiar national debate over guns seen after the tragic 2012 and 2018 school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, and Parkland, Florida. Inevitably, if also understandably, many Americans are blaming the National Rifle Association […]