Gabrielle Giffords group claims gun-rights backer Paul Ryan has blocked all gun-control measures

Gabrielle Giffords group claims gun-rights backer Paul Ryan has blocked all gun-control measures

A political action committee named for former Democratic U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has targeted GOP U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan over gun legislation. After the Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead, news reports said U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan had thrown cold water on, and shown little interest in, new proposals for gun control. But an attack on the Wisconsin Republican by Giffords PAC , a political action committee named for Gabrielle Giffords , went much further. Ryan "has blocked all action to strengthen our gun laws," Giffords PAC claimed in an online ad released March 13, 2018. As the House speaker since October 2015, Ryan holds one of the most powerful positions in Washington, although other lawmakers, such as committee chairs, have influence over the fate of legislation. And all , of course, is an extreme word. So, let’s see what the record shows on Ryan […]

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