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Tag: Gun Lobby

Samantha Bee Proves It’s Easier to Buy Guns Than to Buy an NRA Bird Costume (Video)

Ever heard of Eddie the Eagle, the National Rifle Association mascot? Well, even if you haven’t, you’ll never forget his ridiculous face again after watching this hilarious clip from “Full Frontal.”

Posted on Apr 13, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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In His Last Year, Can Obama Complete the Unfinished Business of Gun Control?

The president’s recent executive actions—spurred by mass shootings that seem to be endless—promise to breathe new life into the debate on gun control. But will Congress act?

Posted on Jan 12, 2016 READ MORE

Ending the Gun Lobby’s Con Game

The apologists for the weapons industry demonstrate their intellectual bankruptcy by regularly contradicting themselves with a straight face.

Posted on Jan 6, 2016 READ MORE

Obama’s ‘Suspected Terrorists’ Gun Ban Makes for Great Sound Bite but Terrible Policy

To achieve gun control, Democrats should embrace principle, not repackage Bush-era civil liberty abuses to troll the GOP.

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 READ MORE


Posted on Dec 7, 2015 ENLARGE

Amy Schumer Joins Forces With Sen. Chuck Schumer to Combat Gun Violence

Turns out Amy and Chuck share more than their last name, their gene pool and public recognition.

Posted on Oct 25, 2015 READ MORE

Is the Gun Lobby’s Power Overstated?

The National Rifle Association and other anti-gun-control groups are formidable, but political trends may be loosening their grip on lawmakers.

Posted on Oct 5, 2015 READ MORE

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.

Posted on May 20, 2015 READ MORE

Open Mind on Guns

Posted on Jan 4, 2015 ENLARGE

Gun Violence

Posted on Dec 20, 2014 ENLARGE

American Hearse-Story

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 ENLARGE

Gumball Machine

Posted on Jul 9, 2014 ENLARGE

Gun Violence

Posted on Jun 22, 2014 ENLARGE

Another Mass Shooting

Posted on Jun 1, 2014 ENLARGE


Posted on May 31, 2014 ENLARGE


Posted on May 30, 2014 ENLARGE

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.

Posted on May 29, 2014 READ MORE

Gun Nut Argument

Posted on May 28, 2014 ENLARGE

Senseless Shootings

Posted on May 26, 2014 ENLARGE

Another Shooting

Posted on May 25, 2014 ENLARGE

Gun Rights Nation

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 ENLARGE

Trigger Lock

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 ENLARGE

Mental Illness

Posted on Apr 6, 2014 ENLARGE

Stand Your Ground

Posted on Feb 23, 2014 ENLARGE


Posted on Feb 20, 2014 ENLARGE

Gun Tools

Posted on Feb 17, 2014 ENLARGE

Bullet Brained Idiots

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 ENLARGE

Head Burial

Posted on Jan 31, 2014 ENLARGE

NRA Maul

Posted on Jan 28, 2014 ENLARGE

School Shootings

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 ENLARGE

Gun Deaths

Posted on Jan 18, 2014 ENLARGE

Sandy Hook

Posted on Dec 14, 2013 ENLARGE

NRA Candle

Posted on Dec 14, 2013 ENLARGE

Weapons Sale

Posted on Dec 13, 2013 ENLARGE

Knock, Knock

Never tell a knock knock joke to a gun owner
Posted on Dec 2, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Nov 5, 2013 ENLARGE

Gun Roulette

Posted on Nov 2, 2013 ENLARGE

Lock, Stock and Barrel

Posted on Oct 22, 2013 ENLARGE

Match Impossible

Posted on Sep 30, 2013 ENLARGE

Navy Yard Shooter Mentally Ill

Posted on Sep 24, 2013 ENLARGE

Guns of America

Posted on Sep 22, 2013 ENLARGE

Gun Massacre Redux

Posted on Sep 22, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Sep 21, 2013 ENLARGE

American Exceptionalism

Posted on Sep 21, 2013 ENLARGE

Mental Illness

Posted on Sep 20, 2013 ENLARGE

Gun Lines

Posted on Sep 20, 2013 ENLARGE

Obama’s Watch

Posted on Sep 19, 2013 ENLARGE

Collateral Damage

Posted on Sep 19, 2013 ENLARGE

Another Mass Shooting

Posted on Sep 19, 2013 ENLARGE

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