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Innocent Sock Monkey Disarmed By TSA Because His Toy Gun Was ‘Too Realistic’

Innocent Sock Monkey Disarmed By TSA Because His Toy Gun Was ‘Too Realistic’

A TSA officer at Lambert Field took a tiny toy gun off of a sock monkey, saying that it was too realistic to be allowed on the plane despite its tiny size.

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One Year After Sandy Hook Massacre, Gun Nut Group To Celebrate How Guns “Save Lives”

WEBN-TV @ Flickr

Washington group plans a gun appreciation day on the Sandy Hook anniversary. December 14 of last year a crazy man with guns entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and murdered 26 people, 20 of them were small children. This year will be a very painful first anniversary of that […]

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Why Won’t Republicans Fight Terror And Honor Reagan By Renewing His Plastic Firearms Ban? (VIDEO)

Cody Wilson, the 24-year-old inventor and part-time director for the Defense Distributed non-profit has created and distributed a design for a fully-functional gun that can be printed on a 3D printer. Photo from Make Magazine. http://blog.makezine.com/2013/02/07/the-face-of-printable-firearms-a-conversation-with-cody-wilson/

Now that you can make guns at home with your 3D printer, Ronald Reagan’s 1988 ban on undetectable plastic firearms is about to expire. Does the GOP care? No.

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Is Facebook’s Decision To Shut Down Gun Shop’s Page Unconstitutional? Shop Owner Thinks So

Is Facebook’s Decision To Shut Down Gun Shop’s Page Unconstitutional? Shop Owner Thinks So

A Pennsylvania gun shop had its Facebook page taken down because it was promoting a giveaway for an AR-15 and assorted ammunition and magazines.

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What Do NASCAR, FOX, And The NRA Have In Common? Less Than You Think

What Do NASCAR, FOX, And The NRA Have In Common? Less Than You Think

The world would be even more appalled to know that it was only 2004 when the Southern 500 finally caved to end its Rebel Flag-waving showcase race.

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Nugent On Nugent: I Didn’t Say ‘Shoot Somebody,’ It Was A Metaphor (VIDEOS)

From Forward Progressives

Nearly a year after a promise to ‘either be dead or in jail by this time next year,’ Nugent is vacillating, caught up in his own vitriolic rhetoric.

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Negligent Parent Lets Kid Find Loaded Rifle…6 Year Old Pays the Price

Negligent Parent Lets Kid Find Loaded Rifle…6 Year Old Pays the Price

To put a hobby, a paranoia of marauding hordes, a decision to fight ‘tyranny’ [which is all too often defined as 'politicians with whom I don’t agree'] in front of life itself is simply Neanderthal thinking.

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Loaded Gun On Bed? – Check, 4 Year Old Kid? – Check, Another Gun Tragedy? – Check

Image from Shoot from the Left Hip. http://shootfromthelefthip.com/2013/03/11/3-year-old-kid-shoots-himself-isolated-incident-7485x%E2%88%9E13/guns-and-kids/

It is past time to address the foolish notion that all gun owners are ‘responsible.’ Some gun owners ARE extremely responsible…others should not be allowed to own a stick.

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NRA Threats in Connecticut and Maryland Fail To Stop New Gun Laws

NRA Threats in Connecticut and Maryland Fail To Stop New Gun Laws

Out of the 14 weeks since Congress convened this year – 70 work days – they have only been in session 37 days. In that same period, 2,685 Americans have died from gun violence,

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Gun Myth Tragically Debunked: Texas DAs Prepared, Armed And Expecting Trouble – Still Assassinated

Gun Myth Tragically Debunked: Texas DAs Prepared, Armed And Expecting Trouble – Still Assassinated

The story gun advocates tell themselves is that they’ll turn into Rambo when the ‘bad guys’ come. Reality tells a very different story with depressing regularity.

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Arizona Tea Party Handing Out Shotguns In High Crime Areas…What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Arizona Tea Party Handing Out Shotguns In High Crime Areas…What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Are we heading back to the Wild, Wild West? To a time when every man was armed to fight off marauding hordes of bad guys riding into town?

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Bloomberg Goal To Reduce Deaths, NRA Goal to Promote Gun Profits

Bloomberg Goal To Reduce Deaths, NRA Goal to Promote Gun Profits

Today’s Meet the Press on the subject of gun violencemarked the first public meeting between NRA VP Wayne LaPierre and Mayor Michael Bloomberg

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Read This If You Think There Are Already Enough Gun Laws On The Books

Read This If You Think There Are Already Enough Gun Laws On The Books

Wayne LaPierre doesn’t give a damn about enforcement of old laws or introducing new laws to stop slaughter.

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Assault Weapons Ban Pulled From Comprehensive Gun Violence Bill

Assault Weapons Ban Pulled From Comprehensive Gun Violence Bill

The Assault Weapons Ban is the most prominent of the many bills introduced, addressing the future of high capacity semi automatic rifles.

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Just 90 Days Since Sandy Hook, 2,680 People Have Died Due To Firearms In The US

Just 90 Days Since Sandy Hook, 2,680 People Have Died Due To Firearms In The US

The US Congress acted within six weeks to implement the Patriot Act to address the massacre of 2996 Americans.

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Gun Nuts Spew Hate At American Hero: Gabby Gifford’s Husband, Navy Captain Mark Kelly

Captain Mark Kelly; image  @Facebook

To those who lost their minds and ranted and screamed and cursed and made vile threats…Thanks for clarifying just why it is we need new regulations. You’ve done your country a great service.

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3 Year Old Kid Shoots Himself – Isolated Incident # 7,485X∞^13

3 Year Old Kid Shoots Himself – Isolated Incident # 7,485X∞^13

How many incidents caused by ‘responsible gun owners’ is enough, how many children need to die, before we do something about it?

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True Conservatives Support Gun Regulation, History Shows

True Conservatives Support Gun Regulation, History Shows

A common theme in the debate on gun violence is that it is only liberals that are for controlling firearms, while history clearly suggests otherwise.

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More Gun Laws = Fewer Gun Deaths

Meme by McCallister Bryant. ShootFromTheLeftHip.wordpress.com

A liberal gun enthusiast proves that gun laws make us safer.

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The NRA’s Circular Firing Squad – How They Have Turned On Everyone, Including Themselves

The NRA’s Circular Firing Squad – How They Have Turned On Everyone, Including Themselves

They’re beginning to draw lines to fight each other, as owners, lobbyists, manufacturers, pundits and celebrity spokesgoons all posture to sell their particular case.

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