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Mass Shooting

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Will the GOP Block Background Checks?

Is Congress on the verge of turning away from the lessons of the slaughter in Newtown even as Connecticut enacts sweeping laws to curb gun violence? Is the gun lobby hell-bent on aligning our country with such great friends of liberty as Iran, North Korea and Syria by opposing efforts to condition international gun sales on the human rights records of buyers?

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Shot

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Free At Last

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Deadly Weapon

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Guns and Rifles

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No Assault Weapons Ban

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Jim Carrey Takes Aim at ‘Media Colostomy Bag’ Known as Fox News

The actor has escalated the feud between himself and Fox News over his anti-gun Funny or Die video “Cold Dead Hand” by mocking the cable news channel for the criticism it has leveled against him.

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Two Towns

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Why Politicians Listen to Public Opinion on Gay Marriage and Guns but Not the Economy

Recent polls show Americans would rather reduce the deficit by raising taxes than by cutting Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, education and transportation. Yet Congress seems incapable of making that kind of deal. Some 65 percent of Americans want to raise taxes on large corporations, but both parties are heading in precisely the opposite direction.

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Easter 2013

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Maximum Mayhem on His Mind

It’s hard for me to accept that the right to “keep and bear arms” extends to the kind of arsenal that Adam Lanza—and his mother, Nancy, whom he also killed—assembled and kept in their home.

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NRA Power

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Love and Cherish

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NRA Congress Dance

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Fair Play

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Deer Hunter

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Rand Paul Weighs In on Drug Punishments, LaPierre Blasts ‘Insane’ Bloomberg, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Ted Cruz’s attempt to repeal Obamacare and why the debate on gay marriage may be over even before the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a pair of cases on the issue this week.

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NRA Inundates Newtown Residents With Anti-Gun Control Robocalls (Audio)

Some residents are understandably upset at the National Rifle Association for bombarding them with pro-gun robocalls and postcards that ask the community to oppose gun-control measures that the Connecticut state legislature is considering in the wake of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Civilian Assault Weapons

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Denying Victims a Vote

Shame on Harry Reid for killing any prospect of an assault weapons ban. I understand why he did it, but that doesn’t make it right.

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Assault Ban

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America

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Look: Yoko Ono’s Anti-Gun Tweets Include Photo of John Lennon’s Bloody Glasses

More than 1,057,000 people have been killed by gun violence in the U.S. since the former Beatle was shot to death, according to the text above a picture that his widow tweeted.

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Malala Yousafzai

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RIP by NRA

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Soft Drink Industry

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Marco Rubio vs. Rand Paul, Dianne Feinstein vs. Ted Cruz, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including a Reuters editor is indicted on suspicion of aiding hackers and Barack Obama wants Democratic lawmakers to know he’s not Dick Cheney.

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Kids Shoes

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Texas Speedway NRA 500

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Rodman Summit

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At Home With LaPierre

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Gun Lobby Sponsors NASCAR Race

It’s hard to believe NASCAR didn’t already have a race named after the NRA. Get ready for the NRA 500. Seriously, that’s what it’s called.

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Hired Gun

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Rights

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ATF

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Sarah Palin

New Treasury Secretary Confirmed, Palin Claims Feds ‘Stockpiling Bullets,’ and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including California voters make an about-face on marijuana legalization and an Illinois lawmaker offers an interesting comparison on gun control.

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The School Security America Doesn’t Need

Outrage over the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre may or may not spur any meaningful gun control laws, but you can bet your Crayolas that it will lead to more 7-year-olds getting handcuffed and hauled away to local police precincts.

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The Miracle on Guns

A not-so-small miracle is unfolding before our eyes. After nearly two decades in which established opinion insisted that it would never again be possible to pass sensible regulations of firearms, the unthinkable is on the verge of happening.

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Chinese Hackers

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Missouri Bill Would Make It Illegal to Propose Gun Control Laws

A pro-gun Missouri Republican has introduced legislation that would make it a felony for state lawmakers to so much as propose firearm safety regulations.

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Raise Your Hands

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The Minimum Wage, Guns, Health Care and the Meaning of a Decent Society

Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 should be a no-brainer. Republicans say it will cause employers to shed jobs, but that’s baloney.

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North Korea and the NRA

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Motor City Madman

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Ted Nugent to ‘Demilitarize’ Before Attending State of the Union

Ted Nugent, the musician and gun rights activist who last year told an audience at an NRA conference that he’d end up “dead or in jail” if President Obama was re-elected, will attend Tuesday evening’s State of the Union address as the guest of Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas.

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Gun Control

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LaPierre Logic

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