Its been a few weeks since the Arizona shooting, and already the hype about increased gun control is dying down. This was expected, and even the most stringent of gun control advocates didn’t think this fight for bigger and better laws would last long.
In an interview with Colin Goddard, the assistant director of federal legislation for the Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence, and a victim of the Virginia Tech shooting, even he admitted that this probably wouldn’t last long.
Now, a Google News search of “McCarthy” now no longer fills your screen with articles about Carolyn McCarthy’s extended magazine bill, and instead pulls up only articles about the Steeler’s coach. “Gun control” pulls up a few miscellaneous articles that date back about a week.