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Conservative Mocks Gun Control Opponents With ‘Rules’ To Discuss Gun Violence

by David Badash ● 1:21 PM September 16, 2013
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Well-known conservative pundit David Frum this morning took to Twitter to mock his fellow conservatives for their opposition to gun control, after this morning’s tragic D.C. Navy Yard mass shooting.

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NYC Hate Crime Murder: Gay Man Shot To Death After Gunman Hurls Homophobic Slurs

by David Badash ● 2:04 PM May 18, 2013
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A gay man was shot to death by a gunman who reportedly yelled a homophobic slur before taking his .38 caliber revolver out and shooting his victim in the head.

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Anyone Surprised ‘My First Rifle’ Used By A 5 Year Old In Accidental Killing Of 2 Year Old Sister?

by David Badash ● 11:16 AM May 2, 2013
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Is anyone surprised that a rifle marketed to young children is the weapon used by a five-year old boy in the tragic accidental shooting death of his two year old sister?

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Stacey Campfield Goes On Piers Morgan, Embarrasses Himself And The Good Citizens Of Tennessee

by David Badash ● 8:53 AM April 25, 2013
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Stacey Campfield went on “Piers Morgan Live” to explain why he thought it was a good idea to post an image of an “assault pressure cooker” under the headline, “Here Comes Feinstein Again,” to his blog.

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Read: President Obama’s Entire Speech On Failure Of Background Checks Bill

by David Badash ● 6:48 PM April 17, 2013
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President Obama and Mark Barden, a member of the Sandy Hook Promise, addressed the American people on the failure of Senate to pass the bipartisan background checks gun control bill.

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Watch: On Gun Vote, Obama, Visibly Angry, Says NRA ‘Willfully Lied’ And Senate Failed

by David Badash ● 6:25 PM April 17, 2013
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A visibly angry and indignant President Barack Obama minutes after the U.S. Senate voted against a bipartisan bill on extended background checks called out the NRA and the gun lobby, saying they “lied.”

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A Better Way To Stop A Bad Man With A Gun, Than A Good Man With A Gun

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 12:57 PM April 4, 2013
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Since the NRA has has hardened congress’ hearts to gun legislation, let’s harden our schools to NRA-enabled shooters.

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On Our Radar – Meg Staunton and Nancy Lefkowitz, Planting Seeds Of Change To America’s Gun Culture

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 8:00 AM February 10, 2013
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Two Connecticut mothers from the shadow of Newtown are using their professional skills to spread the seeds for a less violent gun culture on the winds of change. Today, Meg Staunton and Nancy Lefkowitz are On Our Radar.

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Watch Live Now: President Obama Speaks With Police On Ways To Reduce Gun Violence

by David Badash ● 2:21 PM February 4, 2013
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Watch live now: President Obama today at 2:30 PM ET will speak with the Minneapolis Police Department to discuss ways to reduce gun violence.

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On Gun Appreciation Day: 79 People Shot, Including 32 Killed, All With Guns

by David Badash ● 2:42 PM January 21, 2013
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Saturday was America’s first “Gun Appreciation Day,” resulting in the murders of 32 people who were shot to death, and another 47 shot and wounded but survived, for a total of 79 shootings.

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Obamacare Coverage For All Children Hurt By Guns: A Practical Change To America’s Cowboy Gun Culture.

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 7:30 AM January 16, 2013
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Whether or not we are able to reform our gun laws, can we, at a minimum, expand Obamacare to take care of the children who are injured by guns?

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New Video: How To Talk To Lawmakers By Gun Nut CEO Who Threatened To ‘Start Killing People’

by David Badash ● 1:22 PM January 14, 2013
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Yeager’s new video, released after officials said his “dangerous” comments lead to them revoking his permit to carry a handgun, focuses on how to talk to officials.

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GOP Congressman: No Background Checks For Assault Rifles, Because, ‘Freedom’

by David Badash ● 1:53 PM January 6, 2013
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Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) today refused to support closing the gun show loophole and refused to make background checks for all purchases of assault rifles mandatory because “the second amendment is about freedom.”

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Mandatory Gun Insurance – A Practical Plan To Change America’s Cowboy Gun Culture

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 9:42 AM December 27, 2012
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Could a national mandate for gun liability insurance bring market forces to bear to reduce gun proliferation? Here’s a proposal that would change the Wild West nature of America’s gun culture.