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Gun Roulette

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California Governor Vetoed Gun Control Bills

Three weeks to the day before a gunman opened fire at L.A.’s airport, killing a TSA agent and wounding others, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed bills that would have put new restrictions on the kind of weapon used in the shooting.

Posted on Nov 1, 2013 READ MORE



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Count the Carnage: 500 Kids Die Each Year From Gunshots

A new study touted as the first of its kind tallies up part of the blood cost of American gun ownership: Some 500 children killed and more than 7,700 wounded in 2009, the last year examined. And states with the highest gun ownership rates have the highest child death rates, the study found.

Posted on Oct 27, 2013 READ MORE


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Lock, Stock and Barrel

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Starbucks Guns

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How Many More Black Boys Have to Die?

Florida has one more chance to deliver justice to the parents of a slain black boy. The state that faced calls for boycott over the acquittal of George Zimmerman is currently holding pretrial hearings in a similar case.

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Match Impossible

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Navy Yard Shooter Mentally Ill

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Guns of America

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Gun Massacre Redux

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Militia

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American Exceptionalism

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Mental Illness

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Gun Lines

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Obama’s Watch

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Collateral Damage

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Another Mass Shooting

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Mental Health Care

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Congressional Crime Scene

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Red Line

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Second Amendment

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Mass Shootings

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High Five

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Shooting

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NRA Targets

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Colorado’s Morality Lesson on Guns

You have to hand it to the gun manufacturers lobby. Children may be slaughtered, the death toll from firearms may keep mounting, but these guys are unrelenting and know how to play politics.

Posted on Sep 15, 2013 READ MORE


The Lessons of Colorado’s Gun Debate

The day after this week’s elections, the National Rifle Association got exactly what it wanted.

Posted on Sep 13, 2013 READ MORE



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George Zimmerman’s Wife Says He Threatened Her With a Gun

A week after filing for divorce, Shellie Zimmerman called 911 on Monday and said her husband, the acquitted shooter of Trayvon Martin, had threatened her and her father with a gun, The Associated Press reports.

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Guns and Dollars

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Notches

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Back to School Supplies

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Departures

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Terror Alert

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Wendy Davis’ Political Prospects, Weiner’s Sexting Partner Cashes In, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Harry Reid speculates about the likelihood of Congress taking up gun control again and scandal-plagued San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is due to begin therapy.

Posted on Aug 5, 2013 READ MORE



Watch: An Armed George Zimmerman Pulled Over in Texas

The shooter of Trayvon Martin told an officer in Texas that he was armed after being pulled over for speeding Sunday. The whole thing was captured on camera.

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California Crime Uptick

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Demanding ‘Justice for Trayvon’ (Videos)

Demonstrators in more than 100 U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York gathered outside federal courthouses Saturday to press the Justice Department to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman one week after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. 

Posted on Jul 21, 2013 READ MORE



Video and Transcript: Obama’s Full Remarks on Trayvon Martin

President Obama made an unexpected appearance in the White House briefing room Friday to share his thoughts on the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

Posted on Jul 19, 2013 READ MORE


NSA Scandal: Why Aren’t Democrats Acting Like Democrats?

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Republicans shred food stamps and Democrats retreat from principle. Plus: Sexual assault in Egypt, and Bradley Manning.

Posted on Jul 12, 2013 READ MORE



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NSA Scandal: Why Aren’t Democrats Acting Like Democrats?

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Republicans shred food stamps and Democrats retreat from principle. Plus: Sexual assault in Egypt, and Bradley Manning.

Posted on Jul 12, 2013 READ MORE


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Dick and Trayvon ... Connect the Dots

This is a fitting moment to recall that 15 months ago, on the weekend of March 22, 2012, all print, radio and TV news was dominated by two seemingly disconnected stories.

Posted on Jul 5, 2013 READ MORE


Boehner and the House GOP

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Partisan Divide Fireworks Display

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Happy Fourth

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Bush Defends NSA Surveillance, Romney Was Against Presidential Run, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly renewing their gun control push and why Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s catchy new campaign video against his Democratic Senate opponent is a big fail.

Posted on Jul 2, 2013 READ MORE



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Poll: Voters Will Punish Congress for Gun Control Cowardice

There are two questions on every issue that every politician worries about: Do my constituents care? And, more importantly, how much do they care?

Posted on Jun 14, 2013 READ MORE


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