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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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The Quiet Closing of Washington

Conservative Republicans in our nation’s capital have managed to accomplish something they only dreamed of when tea partyers streamed into Congress at the start of 2011: They’ve basically shut Congress down.

Posted on Jun 9, 2013 READ MORE



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Santa Monica Shootings: Gun Violence Happens Everywhere

A rampage that left five people dead, including the suspected gunman, in the wealthy, liberal, seaside paradise of Santa Monica, Calif., reminds us that guns and killers are everywhere in America.

Posted on Jun 7, 2013 READ MORE


Gun Crime









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Now, You Can’t Ban Guns at the Public Pool

Since the 1980s, the National Rifle Association and other groups have led a successful campaign to get state legislatures to limit local control over gun regulations. These “preemption” laws block cities from enacting their own gun policies, effectively requiring cities with higher rates of gun violence to have the same gun regulations as smaller towns.

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Sacrifice to the Gun God









Posted on May 28, 2013 ENLARGE


Wayne









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Every Gun









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3-D Computer Gun









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Posted on May 13, 2013 ENLARGE



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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



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‘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









Posted on May 10, 2013 ENLARGE


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


Crickett Rifles









Posted on May 5, 2013 ENLARGE


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









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Victims in Perspective









Posted on May 2, 2013 ENLARGE



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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


Weapons of Mass Destruction









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Terror









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NRA Parrot









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Slippery Slope









Posted on Apr 24, 2013 ENLARGE


Gun Bill









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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









Posted on Apr 19, 2013 ENLARGE


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









Posted on Apr 19, 2013 ENLARGE


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