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Surveillance Video Captures New Orleans Parade Shooting

Nineteen people, including two children, were wounded after gunmen opened fire on the crowd at a neighborhood Mother’s Day parade. Authorities believe a possible suspect can be seen in newly released surveillance video.

Posted on May 13, 2013 READ MORE



Rob Bixby (CC-BY)

‘Slow-Motion Mass Murders’

Public officials are very selective about when violence and death matter. Massacres and terrorist incidents cannot be ignored, but the day-to-day toll from gun violence is often swept aside. Politicians who tout themselves as advocates of law and order don’t want to be unmasked as caring even more about their ratings from gun lobbyists.

Posted on May 12, 2013 READ MORE


My First Rifle









Posted on May 10, 2013 ENLARGE


Shot Down









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Campus Carry









Posted on May 8, 2013 ENLARGE


Fighting Tyranny









Posted on May 8, 2013 ENLARGE


NRA Takes a Turn to the Right









Posted on May 7, 2013 ENLARGE



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This Man Just Fired the World’s First 3-D Printed Gun

Exhibiting no concern for the inevitably deadly consequences of his actions, 25-year-old Texas law student Cody Wilson hopes to bring about “a complete explosion of all available gun laws” with his designs for 3-D printable firearms.

Posted on May 6, 2013 READ MORE


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Bob Davis









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Mr. Gun Nut Head









Posted on May 4, 2013 ENLARGE



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NRA Plays the Victim at National Convention

“Our freedom is under attack like never before,” said Chris Cox of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action on Friday at the gun lobby’s big get-together in Houston. As if that wasn’t enough, Texas Gov. Rick Perry opened his mouth.

Posted on May 3, 2013 READ MORE


The Pen Is Mightier









Posted on May 3, 2013 ENLARGE


Victims in Perspective









Posted on May 2, 2013 ENLARGE



Wade Rockett (CC-BY-ND)

Obama Needs to Hope Again

If a president finds himself in the role of a political scientist, he has a problem—even when his political science lesson is 100 percent accurate.

Posted on May 1, 2013 READ MORE



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Fact: The United States Tortured People

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: A bipartisan panel tries to end the debate on torture so we don’t do it again, U.S. terrorism, why Congress is free to ignore demand for gun control and the best show you’re not watching.

Posted on Apr 28, 2013 READ MORE


Fact: The United States Tortured People

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: A bipartisan panel tries to end the debate on torture so we don’t do it again, U.S. terrorism, why Congress is free to ignore demand for gun control and the best show you’re not watching.

Posted on Apr 28, 2013 WATCH & LISTEN


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NRA Parrot









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Slippery Slope









Posted on Apr 24, 2013 ENLARGE


Gun Bill









Posted on Apr 24, 2013 ENLARGE


Congress’ Best Side









Posted on Apr 23, 2013 ENLARGE


Resolute, but With an Asterisk

The nation demonstrated again last week how resolute it can be when threatened by murderous terrorists—and how helpless when ordered to heel by smug lobbyists for the gun industry.

Posted on Apr 23, 2013 READ MORE


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Time to Judge Bush Legacy, Rove Battles the Koch Brothers, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including the Republican governor who is pushing for stricter gun control and Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake pulls a fast one on the mother of a mass shooting victim.

Posted on Apr 22, 2013 READ MORE


GOP and Guns









Posted on Apr 22, 2013 ENLARGE


Senate Votes Against Background Checks









Posted on Apr 22, 2013 ENLARGE


Senate Gun Fail









Posted on Apr 22, 2013 ENLARGE


Sandy Hook Legacy









Posted on Apr 22, 2013 ENLARGE



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The Way Forward on Guns

Victories often contain the seeds of future defeats. So it is—or at least should be—with the Senate’s morally reprehensible rejection of expanded background checks for gun buyers.

Posted on Apr 21, 2013 READ MORE


Gun Heart









Posted on Apr 21, 2013 ENLARGE


Boston and Washington









Posted on Apr 21, 2013 ENLARGE


Little D









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A Butt Man









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Married to Guns









Posted on Apr 19, 2013 ENLARGE



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Protecting the ‘Second Amendment Rights’ of Thugs and Terrorists

The gun lobby and its legislative servants are “soft on crime”—although they routinely pretend to be tough on criminals.

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 READ MORE


Backbone Checks









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Mutual Interests









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And He Is Us









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Pressure Cooker









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Spineless









Posted on Apr 18, 2013 ENLARGE


America Blinks









Posted on Apr 15, 2013 ENLARGE



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Newtown’s Call to Reason

The heroic and inspiring role played by the families of the Sandy Hook massacre’s victims should not be used to create what would be a dangerously misleading narrative about how they changed the politics of guns.

Posted on Apr 14, 2013 READ MORE


School Clothes









Posted on Apr 13, 2013 ENLARGE


Sammy Get Your Gun









Posted on Apr 12, 2013 ENLARGE


Background Check









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False God









Posted on Apr 9, 2013 ENLARGE


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