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3 Killed, 7 Wounded During ‘Trainwreck’ Screening at Louisiana Theater

Three people died and seven others were injured at a Lafayette theater Thursday night after a gunman opened fire during a screening of “Trainwreck.” One of the dead was reported to be the shooter.

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Four Marines Dead: Semi-Automatic Assault Weapons Are a Security Problem for the U.S.

With lone wolf terrorists among us, the threat posed by ordinary citizens’ access to military-style weapons is no longer just a local problem but a very real national security risk.

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FBI: Dylann Roof Should Not Have Been Sold Gun

FBI director James B. Comey has confirmed that a flawed background check allowed the suspect to purchase the weapon used in the mass slaying at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., last month.

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VIDEO: Here’s How Insane Our Lack of Gun Control Looks From Abroad

In a clip that’s as relevant today as it was two years ago when it was filmed, British comedian Charlie Brooker takes a hard look at the gun violence that now characterizes America.

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After Obama’s Charleston Eulogy, What Will Change?

After a few choruses of “Kumbaya,” things tend to go back to the way they were. Is there any reason to believe that this time things will be different?

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Hate Plus Guns

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Americans Have the Right to Be Free—From Guns

As long as gun control is a cause linked to ideology and party—and as long as the National Rifle Association and its allies claim a monopoly on individual rights arguments—reasonable steps will be ground to death by the Washington Obstruction Machine.

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Hillary Clinton Calls Charleston Shooting an ‘Act of Racist Terrorism’

Hillary Clinton made a definitive statement Tuesday on the June 17 mass shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church that will no doubt set the tone for much of her latest campaign for the presidency.

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Hope and Hate in Charleston

Even if Dylann Roof, the man arrested in the church massacre in South Carolina, acted alone, he is not alone in his hateful views. And it is up to white Americans to defeat the poison of racism in this country.

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Bernie Sanders Is No Gun Nut

When the Vermont senator votes or speaks about gun control, he’s representing his people, many of whom are responsible gun owners. Painting him as a rabid gun fanatic is disingenuous.

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Guns in Classroom

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Open Mind on Guns

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Gun Violence

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Why Gun Control Groups Have Moved Away From an Assault Weapons Ban

A decade after the ban expired, gun control groups say that focusing on other policies will save more American lives.

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Driving American Politics Underground

Seizure of institutions by corporate power means our real political life has been transferred to groups that operate outside the system.

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NRA Logic

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American Hearse-Story

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Gumball Machine

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Target: Guns Are Not Family Friendly

The nation’s second-largest retailer has announced that guns are not welcome in its stores, even in states where it is legal to carry firearms.

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Gun Violence

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1 Dead, 3 Injured in Shooting at Seattle Pacific University

In yet another incident underscoring the prevalence of gun violence in the U.S., a gunman opened fire at Seattle Pacific University on Thursday, killing a 19-year-old man and wounding at least three others before being tackled by a student and arrested.

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Another Mass Shooting

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Bullets

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The Best Reporting on Guns in America

In the wake of last week’s shooting, we’ve laid out the most revealing reporting about guns.

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Gun Nut Argument

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Senseless Shootings

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Another Shooting

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Why Don’t We Know How Many People Are Shot Each Year in America?

How many Americans have been shot over the past 10 years? No one really knows.

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Gun Rights Nation

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Trigger Lock

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Should She Stay or Should She Go? The Debate Over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Retirement

It should come as no surprise that Ginsburg is at the center of a roiling debate among left-leaning lawyers, scholars and legal commentators as to whether the time has come for her to retire in order to permit a Democratic president, Barack Obama, to nominate her successor. 

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Mental Illness

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Stand Your Ground

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Guns

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Gun Tools

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Bullet Brained Idiots

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Head Burial

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NRA Maul

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School Shootings

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Gun Deaths

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Polite Society

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Resolutions

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Obama writes New Year’s resolutions; the GOP redlines them out.
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Sandy Hook

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NRA Candle

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Weapons Sale

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A Year After Sandy Hook, Are We Any Safer? In a Word, No

Since the massacre that was supposed to have changed the national debate over gun control, more state laws have been enacted that loosen gun restrictions than restrict them. So the lesson from Sandy Hook is that we need to change our name to the Insane States of America.

Posted on Dec 11, 2013 READ MORE


Knock, Knock

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Never tell a knock knock joke to a gun owner
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That Day in Dallas…

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JFK Flame

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