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Want To Know Why The US Is Doing Nothing About Gun Violence? Follow The Money (Video)

Want To Know Why The US Is Doing Nothing About Gun Violence? Follow The Money (Video)

The United States of America made history again last weekend. With two more months left in the year, we experienced our 308 mass shooting. On Sunday, a gunman walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland, Texas and opened fire, killing 26 parishioners in the worst mass shooting in Texas’ history. If you get the feeling […]

NRA Desperate To Buy The Senate, Plays Into Women’s Fears (VIDEO)

NRA Desperate To Buy The Senate, Plays Into Women’s Fears (VIDEO)

Some people worry about the impact of the NRA on American politics. Some people worry that the pro-gun group has been able to control the political debate in our country. Some of us are right. RawStory reports that in addition to the many millions of dollars that the NRA has poured into the campaign for […]

NEW: Father Of Gun Victim Calls Trump ‘Orange Faced Fuhrer’ (VIDEO)

NEW: Father Of Gun Victim Calls Trump ‘Orange Faced Fuhrer’ (VIDEO)

The NRA and the gun lobby seem to own every single Republican member of Congress. RawStory reports that this is the view of Andy Parker, the father of slain journalist Alison Parker who was shot to death on the air one year ago. Alison was a young TV news reporter in Virginia. Vibrant, beautiful, and […]

Does This New Gun Group Pose A Threat To The NRA?

Does This New Gun Group Pose A Threat To The NRA?

Too often, politicians use fear to get what they want. Lobbyist also use the same tactic successfully. Think: “They’re coming for our guns!” When they put fear and money together to advance their cause, it can be very productive. These are the tactics of the National Rifle Association and the politicians in their pocket. Now, there […]

NRA’s Facebook Fans Make Ugly Death Threats Against Gabby Giffords

NRA’s Facebook Fans Make Ugly Death Threats Against Gabby Giffords

The National Rifle Association’s Facebook fans weren’t too happy when they learned former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was renewing her push for increased background checks on gun purchases. That’s no surprise. However, they sank to a new low by making appalling death threats against Giffords. Last week, Giffords returned to Capitol Hill to garner support for […]

Here’s A Gun That The NRA And Gun Lobby Don’t Like

Here’s A Gun That The NRA And Gun Lobby Don’t Like

  For as long as anyone can remember, the gun lobby’s main contribution to the gun control debate can be summed up as “(noun) (verb) more guns.” It’s remained that way even after Sandy Hook. But there’s a new type of gun being developed that has the National Rifle Association and its compatriots pitching a […]

Pro-Gun Groups Trying To Recall CA Lawmakers

Pro-Gun Groups Trying To Recall CA Lawmakers

Fresh off their recall wins in Colorado, pro-gun groups are now aiming to recall several California Democratic lawmakers. In Colorado, an NRA supported recall effort succeeded in removing State Senate President John Morse and State Senator Angela Giron from office. Pro-gun groups were able to place a recall effort before voters and Morse was defeated […]

This May Be The World’s Most Irresponsible Gun Owner (VIDEO)

This May Be The World’s Most Irresponsible Gun Owner (VIDEO)

You’ve just gotta love “responsible gun owners.” This unbelievable video shows what is presumably a young couple who have had an awesome date at the shooting range. As the young woman tries to figure out if she has any more rounds in the AK, she turns the gun on her boyfriend in confusion. The conversation: […]

GOP Channels Its Inner Confederacy In Its New Nullification Movement

GOP Channels Its Inner Confederacy In Its New Nullification Movement

GOP legislators in Missouri are on the verge of passing, over their governor’s veto, a law claiming to nullify all federal gun laws in that state and even making it a crime for federal agents to enforce them in Missouri. This, the August 28 New York Times reported, is “the far edge of a growing […]

Laws Putting Guns in Schools Are Felled By The Bottom Line

Laws Putting Guns in Schools Are Felled By The Bottom Line

So far this year, seven states have passed laws allowing guns in schools. In three of those states, the laws took effect last week. However, there’s one obstacle that lawmakers failed to factor in as they forged ahead with their plans. That obstacle? Insurance!

Ignore the Inane Decrees to “Respect” Gun Culture

Approaching politics with an open mind is something in which liberals rightly take pride. Listening, respecting opposing views, attempting to understand different cultures – these are fundamental tenets of the liberal identity. This is both a gift and a curse, though, and in the war over gun policy, liberals’ reflexive tolerance and apologetic tone is […]