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Sen Lindsey Graham Believes Government Isn’t The Answer To Safety, Unless It Applies To Domestic Surveillance

Sen Lindsey Graham Believes Government Isn’t The Answer To Safety, Unless It Applies To Domestic Surveillance

In an interesting contradiction, Graham claims there’s precedent for censoring the mail, but ignores precedents for stronger firearms legislation.

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Senate Heavily In Favor Of Debating Gun Legislation, Dashing Rand Paul’s Hopes For Filibuster

Senate Heavily In Favor Of Debating Gun Legislation, Dashing Rand Paul’s Hopes For Filibuster

The Senate voted to allow debate on gun legislation Thursday morning by 68-31, which destroyed any hope some Senate Republicans had of filibustering this key vote.

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Sandy Hook Shooter May Have Used NRA’s Own Literature To Hone Skills For Sandy Hook Massacre

NRA guidebook @NRA

If makers of violent video games are held responsible for their role in mass shootings, the NRA should be more careful about who can purchase their instructional manual.

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Texas GOP Lawmaker Wants To Turn Cops Into Criminals For Doing Their Jobs (VIDEO)

Texas GOP Lawmaker Wants To Turn Cops Into Criminals For Doing Their Jobs (VIDEO)

One Republican lawmaker in Texas wants to arrest and charge police officers with a crime if they enforce federal gun laws.

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McCain Tells Aurora Shooting Victim’s Mother She ‘Needs Some Straight Talk’ About Guns

McCain Tells Aurora Shooting Victim’s Mother She ‘Needs Some Straight Talk’ About Guns

In case you’ve ever wondered or suspected it, I can now confirm the truth – Senator John McCain (R-AZ) is an insensitive ass.

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NRA Brags About Politicians In Their Pockets While Dismissing The ‘Connecticut Effect’ (AUDIO)

NRA Brags About Politicians In Their Pockets While Dismissing The ‘Connecticut Effect’ (AUDIO)

The NRA tells politicians that when it comes to gun regulations ‘No, we’re not going to do that’ according to their Wisconsin lobbyist, Bob Welsh.

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Pro-Gun ‘Sandy Hook Father’ Not Actually A Sandy Hook Father (VIDEO)

Pro-Gun ‘Sandy Hook Father’ Not Actually A Sandy Hook Father (VIDEO)

Nothing says honest debate like lying about testimony before Congress. The right-wing continue to defend themselves from their position of unfettered gun ownership.

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So, What Exactly Was Forbidden Under The Assault Weapons Ban?

So, What Exactly Was Forbidden Under The Assault Weapons Ban?

With all of the talk about a new Assault Weapons Ban, we all should sit down and look at exactly what would be banned, and allowed, under the now-expired ban from 1994.

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Ann Coulter Says ‘Screw You’ To President, And Blames Him For Reagan’s Actions (VIDEO)

Ann Coulter Says ‘Screw You’ To President, And Blames Him For Reagan’s Actions (VIDEO)

She then invoked the fallacious slippery slope argument by saying that universal registration will lead to ‘universal confiscation,’ which, of course, leads to ‘universal extermination.’

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Shooting Down More NRA Myths

Shooting Down More NRA Myths

The NRA can’t win by facts, so they turn to distortion in order to try and continue their argument that people need unfettered access to military grade weapons in their private lives.

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Right-Wing Hopping Mad That Gun Control Bill Doesn’t Eliminate Military’s Weapons

Right-Wing Hopping Mad That Gun Control Bill Doesn’t Eliminate Military’s Weapons

In an about-face, the right-wing is throwing fits that gun control measures don’t strip away weapons that the military and police use to defend us.

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Fox’s Dennis Kucinich (Yes, That Kucinich) Takes A Hard Right Turn On Guns (VIDEO)

Fox’s Dennis Kucinich (Yes, That Kucinich) Takes A Hard Right Turn On Guns (VIDEO)

If you closed your eyes while listening to Friday’s Sean Hannity Show, you might think that the paranoid rhetoric was coming from an Alex Jones follower.

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Republican Governor Chris Christie Slams NRA For Ad Targeting Obama’s Children’s Armed Protection

Republican Governor Chris Christie Slams NRA For Ad Targeting Obama’s Children’s Armed Protection

‘Don’t be dragging people’s children into this. It’s wrong, and I think it demeans them, and it makes them less of a valid, trusted source of information.’

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Now Is the Time To Act On Sensible Steps To Curb Gun Violence

Now Is the Time To Act On Sensible Steps To Curb Gun Violence

Public opinion research shows that the majority of Americans support each one of these proposals. Let’s heed our President’s call and get to work.

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No Shame: NRA Sets Sights On Obama’s Daughters In New Ad (VIDEO)

No Shame: NRA Sets Sights On Obama’s Daughters In New Ad (VIDEO)

The ad, released ahead of Obama’s Wed. gun control conference, has drawn criticism about the NRA being ‘sick in the head.’

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BREAKING: All Eyes On NY As First Post-Sandy Hook Assault Weapons Ban Is Put To Vote

Governor Andrew Cuomo pushes bill with strict assault weapon ban; photo courtesy of

‘No one hunts with an assault rifle,’ Cuomo said. ‘No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer. End the madness.’

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Gun Nut James Yeager Issues A Retraction, Sort Of (VIDEO)

Gun Nut James Yeager Issues A Retraction, Sort Of (VIDEO)

There’s something about having a lawyer by his side that can have a calming effect on a volatile gun nut.

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Joe Biden Suggests ‘Smart Gun’ Technology

Joe Biden Suggests ‘Smart Gun’ Technology

To the firearm industry’s dismay, Biden has suggested considering ‘smart gun’ technology, which will only allow the owner of a gun to fire it.

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Violent Gun Wacko In Viral Video Gets Gun Permit Revoked

James Yeager of the infamous "Pack Your Bags" video gets his gun carry permit revoked.

Tennessee isn’t afraid to punish gun nuts like James Yeager who threaten to shoot people who ‘take away’ guns.

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Wyoming Claims Right To Arrest Federal Workers For Doing Their Jobs

Wyoming Claims Right To Arrest Federal Workers For Doing Their Jobs

It seems that a lot more states are writing legislation that challenges the authority and supremacy of federal laws.

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