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The NRA Is Winning – More Than Half Americans Want More Gun Rights, Not More Safety

The NRA Is Winning – More Than Half Americans Want More Gun Rights, Not More Safety

The NRA scares the bejeezus out of Americans and Americans are buying it, literally.

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This Is Why The NRA Absolutely Hates It When Real Scientists Study Gun Violence

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The NRA’s been stifling research into gun violence for 20 years. This is why.

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14 Shootings In 24 Hours: How Are Those Looser Gun Laws In Chicago Working Out?

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At the end of 2014, Chicago posted its lowest homicide rate since 1968. But despite gutted gun laws, Chicago’s shootings rate has actually gone UP.

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Video Breaks Down Annual Cost Of U.S. Gun Violence In 90 Seconds, And It’s Sickening (VIDEOS)

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Everyone always says you can’t put a monetary value on life, and that’s true – but you can put one on the costs involved in taking one, and they’re staggering.

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Man Reacts To Accidental Death Of Toddler By Shooting And Killing Two (VIDEO)

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America’s tolerance for gun violence has claimed two more innocent lives.

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Police Chief Rails Against US ‘Fascination With Guns’ After Ohio Toddler Shoots Baby (VIDEO)

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“A one-year-old child lost their life today. This fascination that we have with handguns, not just in this city but in this country, has to stop.”

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Dem Bill Would Give Gun Owners $2,000 Tax Credit For Turning In Assault Weapons (VIDEO)

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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro will be introducing legislation aimed at reducing the number of guns on the streets and in American homes.

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This Billboard Campaign Promotes Gun Laws As Pro-Life, Because They Are (IMAGES)

This Billboard Campaign Promotes Gun Laws As Pro-Life, Because They Are (IMAGES)

Most nations understand that gun laws save lives. It’d be nice if we actually started paying attention to the “well regulated” part of the Second Amendment, as inconvenient and unpopular as that is to some.

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Find Out Why This NYC Gun Store Has The NRA Up In Arms (VIDEO)

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The NRA is furious about a new gun shop in New York City.

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Neo-Nazi, White Supremacist Shooter Kills One, Wounds Five In Mesa Shooting Spree (TWEETS)

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A white supremacist with ties to racist hate groups went on a shooting spree in Mesa, AZ, this morning, wounding five people, and killing one.

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‘The Daily Show’ Rips Insane Florida Law Banning Doctors From Talking To Patients About Guns (VIDEO)

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Doctors can’t say “the G-Word” in Florida.

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Mississippi Cop Shoots Roommate In The Head While Showing Off His New Gun

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The weapon discharged? Isn’t that kind of like saying ‘The gun shot him?’ I thought guns didn’t shoot people…

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You’ve Never Seen Over 11,000 People Killed By Guns Like This (VIDEO)

You’ve Never Seen Over 11,000 People Killed By Guns Like This (VIDEO)

If this doesn’t make you stop and think, what will?

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Right Wing Celebrates Terrorist Attack On Austin, Texas (VIDEO)

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A right-wing media outlet dubbed Larry Steve McQuilliams, the man who used a machine gun to terrorize the city of Austin, a “white hero.”

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FSU Student Survives Library Shooting When Bullets Hit The Books In His Bag (IMAGES)

FSU Student Survives Library Shooting When Bullets Hit The Books In His Bag (IMAGES)

This FSU student would have been shot, and perhaps even killed, in the recent shooting on the campus. However, the books in his backpack saved his life.

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Guns: They’re Just Like Vacuum Cleaners, According to the NRA (VIDEO)

Guns: They’re Just Like Vacuum Cleaners, According to the NRA (VIDEO)

NRA News commentator Billy Johnson wants you to know that guns are just pieces of metal and plastic, like lawnmowers and vacuum cleaners. Sure, you can’t mow your lawn with a gun, but you sure can mow down a crowd of innocent people in a movie theater — and while […]

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Justice For Jordan Davis, As Jury Finds Michael Dunn Guilty Of First Degree Murder (VIDEO)

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Following the verdict, Jordan Davis’ mother said that Dunn’s conviction represents justice.

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Gay Man Chased Down, Shot By Attackers Shouting Anti-Gay Slurs (VIDEO)

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The three attackers fled as police arrived on the scene. They were all taken into custody, following a brief foot chase.

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Irresponsible Texas NRA Leader Advises Parents Not To Take Child Safety Seriously

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Thanks to the NRA, childhood gun deaths are not a problem we have been able to address on a national level.

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Off Duty Cop Arrested After Shooting Two People On New York Street

Off duty police officer Victor Zambrano refused to drop his weapon after shooting two people in New York on Friday. Image Credit: Sam Costanza For New York Daily News

An off duty New York narcotics officer was arrested on Friday, September 12, 2014, after he shot two friends and attempted to shoot a third. On Friday night, officer Victor Zambrano went out drinking on New York’s Upper West Side with some friends. Early reports suggest that one of Zambrano’s […]

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