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Bowdoin’s Rudalevige Asks How Effective Obama’s Gun Control Action Will Be Archives

Andrew Rudalevige

Andrew Rudalevige

President Obama’s executive action on gun safety highlights how little unilateral authority the American leader has over gun violence in the U.S.

In a piece for the Washington Post political science blog The Monkey Cage, Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government, says Obama’s action is far less aggressive than his critics charge.

Read “Is Obama’s executive action on gun control a step toward a ‘New Imperial Presidency?”