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Civilian Assault Weapons

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Posted on Mar 24, 2013 READ MORE


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.

Posted on Mar 22, 2013 READ MORE


Assault Ban

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Posted on Mar 22, 2013 READ MORE


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.

Posted on Mar 21, 2013 READ MORE


Malala Yousafzai

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Posted on Mar 21, 2013 READ MORE


RIP by NRA

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Posted on Mar 21, 2013 READ MORE


Soft Drink Industry

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Posted on Mar 15, 2013 READ MORE



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.

Posted on Mar 14, 2013 READ MORE


Kids Shoes

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Posted on Mar 12, 2013 READ MORE


Texas Speedway NRA 500

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Rodman Summit

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Posted on Mar 9, 2013 READ MORE


At Home With LaPierre

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Posted on Mar 5, 2013 READ MORE



Texas Motor Speedway

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.

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 READ MORE


Hired Gun

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Rights

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ATF

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Posted on Mar 1, 2013 READ MORE


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.

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 READ MORE



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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.

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 READ MORE



Michael Saechang (CC-BY-SA)

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.

Posted on Feb 24, 2013 READ MORE


Chinese Hackers

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Posted on Feb 20, 2013 READ MORE



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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.

Posted on Feb 19, 2013 READ MORE


Raise Your Hands

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Posted on Feb 19, 2013 READ MORE



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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.

Posted on Feb 17, 2013 READ MORE


North Korea and the NRA

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Posted on Feb 16, 2013 READ MORE


Motor City Madman

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Posted on Feb 14, 2013 READ MORE



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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.

Posted on Feb 12, 2013 READ MORE


Gun Control

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Posted on Feb 12, 2013 READ MORE


LaPierre Logic

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Posted on Feb 11, 2013 READ MORE


Mental Health Test for Guns

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Posted on Feb 10, 2013 READ MORE


Guns

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Posted on Feb 8, 2013 READ MORE



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Conservatives Upset Over Jim Carrey’s ‘Assault Rifle’ Tweet

The actor, who is mostly known for comedic roles, took on a serious tone when he used Twitter to focus on the gun debate that has emerged in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school shootings.

Posted on Feb 6, 2013 READ MORE


Polite Society

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Posted on Feb 6, 2013 READ MORE



Rob Bixby (CC-BY)

On Guns, Unfinished Business

Despite the best efforts of the National Rifle Association and like-minded groups to make sure this business remains unfinished, reducing gun violence remains stubbornly high on the nation’s agenda.

Posted on Feb 4, 2013 READ MORE


Future Children

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Posted on Feb 4, 2013 READ MORE


Gun Laws

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Even Fox News Thinks NRA Is Being ‘Ridiculous’

The National Rifle Association may want to consider adding conservative media outlet Fox News—or at least “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace—to its enemies list after Wallace took on NRA chief Wayne LaPierre during a tense interview Sunday morning.

Posted on Feb 3, 2013 READ MORE


Death Wish Recognized: A Case for Long-Term Treatment

Who creates a massacre? Can we identify those people? Can they be stopped? Congress hopes to address these questions, but where will these answers come from? Enter the Bipartisan Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention and Children’s Safety, the Connecticut legislators who will draft a bill, informed in part by public hearings related to the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook.

Posted on Feb 2, 2013 READ MORE



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The NRA Has an Enemies List and It’s Really Long

There are 506 organizations and people named, which, as Wonkette points out, means that “it’s virtually impossible not to find something on that list that represents you or something you believe in.”

Posted on Feb 1, 2013 READ MORE


Today’s News

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Posted on Feb 1, 2013 READ MORE


Second Amendment Rights

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Posted on Jan 31, 2013 READ MORE


NRA School Plans

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Posted on Jan 31, 2013 READ MORE


GOP Senator: ‘Video Games Are a Bigger Problem Than Guns’

In an interview on MSNBC ahead of the Senate’s hearing on gun safety Wednesday, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., responded to a question by Chuck Todd on background checks for gun buyers by changing the subject to ... video games.

Posted on Jan 30, 2013 READ MORE


Watch: Gabrielle Giffords Speaks to the Senate on Gun Violence

The former Arizona congresswoman who survived a gunshot to the head said in her opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee, “Speaking is difficult, but I need to say something important.”

Posted on Jan 30, 2013 READ MORE


Shooting Gallery

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Posted on Jan 30, 2013 READ MORE


Campus Love 2013

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Posted on Jan 30, 2013 READ MORE


The Patriot

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Posted on Jan 29, 2013 READ MORE



AP

There’s Nothing Racist About Gun Control ... Anymore

Just when you thought the debate over gun control couldn’t get any more twisted, the old claim has been revived that slavery might not have lasted so long in America if black people had been granted the right to bear arms at the outset of their arrival in the new world.

Posted on Jan 29, 2013 READ MORE


Guns in the Classroom

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Posted on Jan 28, 2013 READ MORE


‘Sensible’ Gun Control

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