Americans are still grieving over the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. But despite public support for sensible gun laws that could prevent future massacres, the NRA continues to obstruct any political progress. Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel joined MSNBC’s The Ed Show to talk about the way forward for a safer America, and how to wrest control of public safety policy from the gun industry.

—Christie Thompson

What will the 113th Congress do to prevent gun violence? Check out George Zornick’s take here