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Donald Trump’s Implied Assassination Threat, Fox News and the NRA

The Republican presidential candidate is giving new meaning to “bully pulpit,” ratcheting his irrational campaign rhetoric to new and dangerous lows.

Posted on Aug 10, 2016 READ MORE


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Posted on Aug 4, 2016 ENLARGE



Terror, Tennis Balls and Tamir Rice

At the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, a large contingent of Indiana State Police, riot cops and police on horseback was deployed to contain 15 women and one man from Code Pink and their 500 tennis balls.

Posted on Jul 21, 2016 READ MORE



Our Skewed Politics on Gun Ownership Are a Deadly Joke

The National Rifle Association and lawmakers who pander to it bear much of the blame for our ridiculous gun laws, but it’s up to ordinary Americans to fix the problem.

Posted on Jun 30, 2016 READ MORE



Antonin Scalia and the Clear and Present Danger of Second Amendment Fundamentalism

The late Supreme Court justice, having bestowed the Constitution’s blessing on personal gun rights, bears responsibility for our collective impotence in response to the madness of gun violence in America.

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 READ MORE


Samantha Bee Wistfully Recalls a Time When the GOP Was Not in the NRA’s Pocket (Video)

Despite massacre after massacre, too many Republicans refuse to even consider passing common-sense gun laws to help protect innocent Americans. But it wasn’t always like this, the “Full Frontal” host reminds us.

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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Trump’s Plan to Discuss Gun Restrictions With the NRA Shows His Ignorance ... Again

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee says he wants to ban gun sales to people on the “no-fly” list, but the NRA says its position—that purchases should be “delayed” for people on terror watch lists while the FBI investigates—hasn’t changed.

Posted on Jun 17, 2016 READ MORE


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‘Daily Show’ Finds the NRA Defends Constitutional Amendments, as Long as They’re Gun-Related (Video)

“Daily Show” correspondent Desi Lydic realizes the National Rifle Association is certainly big on the Constitution, just not on the First Amendment nor on any amendments that come after the Second, when she visits the gun lobby convention in Louisville, Ky.

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Samantha Bee Proves It’s Easier to Buy Guns Than to Buy an NRA Bird Costume (Video)

Ever heard of Eddie the Eagle, the National Rifle Association mascot? Well, even if you haven’t, you’ll never forget his ridiculous face again after watching this hilarious clip from “Full Frontal.”

Posted on Apr 13, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Ending the Gun Lobby’s Con Game

The apologists for the weapons industry demonstrate their intellectual bankruptcy by regularly contradicting themselves with a straight face.

Posted on Jan 6, 2016 READ MORE



VIDEO: Obama Announces Executive Action Plan for Gun Control

President Obama is well aware that he faces one of the biggest battles of his White House tenure in taking up the gun control issue, but on Tuesday, he exercised his executive authority and moved to restrict sales of certain kinds of firearms.

Posted on Jan 5, 2016 READ MORE


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Mass Shootings Are Good for Business, Say Gun Industry Executives

Behind closed doors, the makers and sellers of firearms in the U.S. have told investors and Wall Street analysts that mass shootings are opportunities to make lots of money.

Posted on Dec 4, 2015 READ MORE



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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Roseburg Shooter Mercer Killed One-Third the Annual Gun Death Toll of England and Wales

The U.S. is downright weird compared with many other countries: We continue to be peculiar in handing out powerful magazine-fed firearms to almost anyone who wants them. 

Posted on Oct 4, 2015 READ MORE



Americans Have the Right to Be Free—From Guns

As long as gun control is a cause linked to ideology and party—and as long as the National Rifle Association and its allies claim a monopoly on individual rights arguments—reasonable steps will be ground to death by the Washington Obstruction Machine.

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 READ MORE


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Open Mind on Guns









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Gun Violence









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NRA Brains









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NRA Logic









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American Hearse-Story









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Gumball Machine









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Gun Violence









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Another Mass Shooting









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Posted on May 30, 2014 ENLARGE



The Best Reporting on Guns in America

In the wake of last week’s shooting, we’ve laid out the most revealing reporting about guns.

Posted on May 29, 2014 READ MORE


Gun Nut Argument









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Senseless Shootings









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Another Shooting









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Gun Rights Nation









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Trigger Lock









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Mental Illness









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Stand Your Ground









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Guns









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Gun Tools









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Bullet Brained Idiots









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Head Burial









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Posted on Jan 28, 2014 ENLARGE


School Shootings









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Gun Deaths









Posted on Jan 18, 2014 ENLARGE


Sandy Hook









Posted on Dec 14, 2013 ENLARGE


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Posted on Dec 14, 2013 ENLARGE


Weapons Sale









Posted on Dec 13, 2013 ENLARGE



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Nearly 200 Children Killed by Gunshot Since the Sandy Hook Massacre

Mother Jones’ analysis of deaths related to guns reported in the media shows that at least 194 children under the age of 12 have been killed in accidents or homicides since the Newtown shooting a year ago. Other research estimates the true toll is closer to 500. How can the NRA keep saying we need more guns?

Posted on Dec 10, 2013 READ MORE


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Never tell a knock knock joke to a gun owner
Posted on Dec 2, 2013 ENLARGE


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