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Let’s Focus on the Gun-Makers

Governments at all levels account for roughly 40 percent of gun industry revenue. The federal government alone accounts for about 25 percent. Taxpayers have a right to demand responsibility from an industry that gets so much of our money.

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The Accomplice









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Authorities Shift Blame for Certain Fatal Police Shootings Onto the Dead

Several fatal shootings by police around the U.S. are being ruled as “suicides by cop.” Are officials too eager to explain away the use of deadly force?

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The Conservative Evasion on Guns

Conservatives all over the world are aghast at our nation’s permissive attitude toward guns. Is a dangerous and harebrained absolutism about weaponry really the issue on which American conservatives want to practice exceptionalism?

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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.

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Gun Safety









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Guns R Us: The Stats Behind America’s Firearms Industry

Of all the revolvers, rifles, pistols, shotguns and other types of firearms made in the U.S. since 2013, only 4 percent were sent abroad. The other 10,413,880 stayed home.

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Oregon Shooting









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Murder, USA: Why Politicians Have Blood on Their Hands

Ten people died and seven were wounded this week in a mass shooting at a community college in Roseburg, Ore. Such shootings are more than another tragic expression of unchecked violence in the United States; they are symptomatic of a society engulfed in fear, militarism, a survival-of-the-fittest ethos and a growing disdain for human life.

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The Undertaker









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Gun Deaths









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Gun Violence









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U.S. Gun Deaths









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NRA Terror









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Shootings









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Republican Guns 2016









Posted on Aug 13, 2015 ENLARGE


VIDEO: Colorado Theater Gunman James Holmes Sentenced to Life in Prison

Unable to unanimously agree on the death penalty, a jury gave the Aurora movie theater gunman life in prison without possibility of parole in the killing of 12 people in the 2012 rampage.

Posted on Aug 7, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


America and Guns









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VIDEO: Amy Schumer Joins Gun-Control Fight in Wake of ‘Trainwreck’ Shootings

With her cousin U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer alongside, the comedian unveiled a new legislative initiative taking aim at gun violence. The move is in response to the fatal shooting last month of two people at a Lafayette, La., showing of the movie comedy, which she wrote and in which she stars. The gunman then killed himself.

Posted on Aug 3, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


NRA Emergency









Posted on Jul 29, 2015 ENLARGE


Arsenal









Posted on Jul 28, 2015 ENLARGE


Not Terrorism?









Posted on Jul 27, 2015 ENLARGE


Marine









Posted on Jul 27, 2015 ENLARGE



Dylann Roof Indicted on Federal Hate Crime Charges

The suspect in the killing of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on dozens of charges, some of which carry the death penalty.

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Chattanooga Shooting









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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.

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN



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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VIDEO: Obama Gives Scathing Speech on Race and Gun Violence at Charleston Shooting Victim’s Memorial

“For too long, we’ve been blind to the unique mayhem that gun violence inflicts upon this nation,” said the president at the funeral for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, one of the nine killed at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina last week.

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


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Posted on Jun 25, 2015 ENLARGE


Hate Plus Guns









Posted on Jun 25, 2015 ENLARGE



The Charleston Church Shooting Is Another Example of How ‘Anti-Intellectualism Is Killing America’

At a time when in-depth discussions are more necessary than ever, ignorance will prevail over intellectualism; a third of Americans can’t tell you what the term “transgender” means; meanwhile, propaganda is a powerful factor behind the growing prison problem we face in the U.S. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 READ MORE


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Atlanta’s Guns









Posted on Jun 8, 2015 ENLARGE



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Black and Latino People Killed by Cops Are Far More Likely to Be Unarmed Than Whites

While one glance at the news about recent police killings would probably lead you to assume that more unarmed minorities are killed than are weaponless whites, the actual numbers might astound you.

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VIDEO: Amy Schumer Asks Priest, Boss Whether Birth Control ‘Is Right’ for Her

In a sketch that starts off as a spoof of pharmaceutical commercials, the feminist humorist highlights just how many hoops conservatives expect women to jump through (including going all the way to the Supreme Court) in order to exercise their reproductive rights.

Posted on May 5, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


Guns in Classroom









Posted on Apr 14, 2015 ENLARGE


NRA Convention









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Mandatory Church Attendance









Posted on Mar 31, 2015 ENLARGE


Gun Safe









Posted on Mar 15, 2015 ENLARGE



Walking Back the American 21st Century?

Not so long ago, that 9/11 “changed everything” seemed like the hyperbolic cliché of a past era. From the present moment, however, it looks ever more like a sober description of what actually happened.

Posted on Feb 19, 2015 READ MORE



This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed

In 1946 Paul Robeson told President Truman that if the government refused to defend its black citizens, blacks would have to defend themselves. A new book, and history, reveal why Robeson’s words were so tragically prophetic.

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Open Carry









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