NRA http://wvxu.org en Anti-NRA ad tries to nudge Portman http://wvxu.org/post/anti-nra-ad-tries-nudge-portman <p>A liberal group, Moveon.org, is running a cable TV ad in Ohio critical of the National Rifle Association (NRA) - one that is clearly aimed at putting pressure on Ohio's junior senator, Republican Rob Portman, according to the Huffington Post. &nbsp;</p><p>The ad features an Ohio resident, Jerry Thompson&nbsp; - a gun owner and Moveon.org member - saying that after the NRA's&nbsp;"disgusting response" to&nbsp;the the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, "I've had enough."</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:09:18 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 9333 at http://wvxu.org Anti-NRA ad tries to nudge Portman Are smart guns the next silver bullet? http://wvxu.org/post/are-smart-guns-next-silver-bullet <p>Interest in "smart guns," using<strong> biometrics </strong>and <strong>radio frequency technology</strong>, has rebounded following recent gun violence.&nbsp;President Obama has included them as part of his plan to reduce such mass shootings.&nbsp;Who makes these guns? How do they work? And will they catch on? Ann Thompson reports in "Focus on Technology."</p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 8573 at http://wvxu.org Are smart guns the next silver bullet?