To add insult to lethal injury, Zimmerman responded to questions on how Trayvon Martin's family might feel about the gun auction by criticizing their parenting. To add insult to lethal injury, Zimmerman responded to questions on how Trayvon Martin's family might feel about the gun auction by criticizing their parenting.
Amy Schumer's Skit on Just How Easy It Is to Buy Guns in America Is Hilarious and Horrifying (Video)
When callers on Schumer's faux home-shopping show say they can't buy guns because of silly things such as violent convictions or being on the no-fly list, the comedian puts them at ease.
Giving the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention money for gun violence research is a “request to fund propaganda,” a Georgia congressman says.
A new study through the Urban Institute seeks to tally the cost of treating gunshot victims in the United States, and calls for fresh policies to reduce gun violence as the Affordable Care Act will likely shift more of that financial burden on government programs.
"You don’t ignore 90 percent of what the voting population wants when you’re talking about the safety of Americans," the MSNBC host said. "This sort of extremism is going to be called out."
The comedian, who supports gun control, will probably earn the National Rifle Association's ire by starring in a satirical Funny or Die video that spoofs firearms enthusiasts like the late Charlton Heston, the NRA's former spokesman.
In May, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department SWAT officers broke into the home of 63-year-old Carlos Montes, a prominent anti-war activist and organizer for working class causes, and arrested him on suspicion of illegal possession of a firearm. The occurrence of similar arrests suggests the FBI is staging a low-profile witch hunt. (more)
The U.S. Supreme Court may be ready to change the scope of the Second Amendment, as five of the top court's justices (guess which ones?) have signaled their opinions about American citizens' rights to bear arms and appear ready to take steps that could override some local and state gun rules, with Chicago as a potential starting point.
Because nothing says "Jesus" like high-powered rifle sights, Trijicon, a Michigan-based company that makes just those military accoutrements, has been churning out sights for use by U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan that are stamped with Biblical codes from the New Testament. So much for the whole "no proselytizing" rule in our nation's armed forces.