RI Hospital http://ripr.org en Do RI lawmakers care about gun carnage? http://ripr.org/post/do-ri-lawmakers-care-about-gun-carnage <p>In the aftermath of last year’s Newtown school shootings, Rhode Island politicians leaped on the gun control bandwagon. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay wonders what’s happened since.</p><p>After last December’s horrific school massacre in Connecticut, political leaders from the White House to the Rhode Island State House vowed to crack down on gun violence. Gov. Lincoln Chafee, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, House Speaker Gordon Fox and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed all advocated measures to advance gun control in our state.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:58:29 +0000 Scott MacKay 23451 at http://ripr.org