Poll: Majority of Americans view the NRA favorably - Political Eye - CBS News - A new poll conducted after the mass shooting that killed 20 children and seven adults in Newtown, Conn., found that a majority of Americans have a favorable view of the National Rifle Association.
Tearful and angry, Americans target gun control after Newtown shooting: Political inertia and the powerful gun lobby have blocked a crackdown on weapons, despite the US's toll of mass shootings, but the Newtown tragedy has sparked calls for action
Source: Huffington Post. Thesis: Republican politician Joe Sarborough explains how the Newtown shooting changed his beliefs on gun control. Usefulness: This article emphasizes how Newtown was a turning point for the gun control movement in American politics.