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Gun Makers Report Big Earnings Gains In Year Since Sandy Hook, As States Relax Gun Laws Even Further

Gun Makers Report Big Earnings Gains In Year Since Sandy Hook, As States Relax Gun Laws Even Further

Families in Newtown, Connecticut are in the midst of the second holiday season since the December 14, 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. While the pain of loss may have dulled slightly over the past twelve months, the holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s will almost certainly never […]

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Newtown Panel Votes And It’s Unanimous: Tear Down Sandy Hook Elementary School And Start Over

A new Sandy Hook school will emerge after the old one is torn down; image@NBC Connecticut

‘I will chain my body to it in protest if they try to reopen it.’ – Daughter of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School principal.

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Slimeball NRA Bombards Newtown Families With Robocalls And Postcards (Audio)

Slimeball NRA Bombards Newtown Families With Robocalls And Postcards (Audio)

‘The idea that this message could have been delivered to a sibling of one of the families who lost children at [Sandy Hook Elementary School] is just appalling.’

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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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Fox’s Chris Wallace Attacks Wayne LaPierre, Leaves Him Stuttering (VIDEO)

Fox’s Chris Wallace Attacks Wayne LaPierre, Leaves Him Stuttering (VIDEO)

Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association probably regrets accepting the invitation to appear on this morning’s Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace.

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Blind Stevie Wonder Set To Buy A Gun – Cause He Can (VIDEO)

Blind Stevie Wonder Set To Buy A Gun – Cause He Can (VIDEO)

A blind man with a gun? In the NRA’s vision of America as the Wild Wild West, why the heck not?

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What To Do With Guns? Turn Them Into Jewelry Suggests Mayor Cory Booker (VIDEO)

What To Do With Guns? Turn Them Into Jewelry Suggests Mayor Cory Booker (VIDEO)

Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s doing everything he can to press for gun control, and now he’s offering a unique approach that encourages people to be a part of the change.

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Bill Introduced – Turn In Your Guns For Tax Credit

Bill Introduced – Turn In Your Guns For Tax Credit

Democrats in Congress have introduced a bill which issues tax credits for surrendering guns. The GOP is balking. At a tax credit. A tax CREDIT. Oh, the irony.

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sends Armed Volunteers To Schools With No Mental Health Checks

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sends Armed Volunteers To Schools With No Mental Health Checks

It should be noted that while some sort of background check is done on the volunteers, no mental health tests are done; they may be sending a crazy person into a school.

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Connecticut Cops Step In To Give Newtown Officers Christmas Off

Newtown officers get Christmas day off  @ CBA/WTVR.com

‘When something like this happens … it’s a police thing. We’ll always try to help out neighboring towns. Any time there’s a tragedy, we’ll try our best to lend a helping hand.’

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‘Pie Lady’ Drives Across Country To Bring Comfort To Newtown…With Apple Pies

Beth Howard’s  TheWorldNeedsMorePie… “give a piece a chance.”

‘People smiled today,’ she said. ‘And that alone was worth the drive.’

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Director Of Gun Owners Of America Calls For Gun Owners To Take On The Government (VIDEO)

Director Of Gun Owners Of America Calls For Gun Owners To Take On The Government (VIDEO)

It never ceases to amaze me how consistently crazy the right can be, even immediately following a national tragedy that has the entire country feeling collectively depressed.

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Libertarian Joe Scarborough Sees The Light On Gun Control (VIDEO)

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It represented a dramatic change of heart for someone who has been a strong advocate for the libertarian and conservative cause,

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Better Mental Care, Anyone? One Mother Reveals all in Touching Letter on Mental Illness in America

Better Mental Care, Anyone? One Mother Reveals all in Touching Letter on Mental Illness in America

Her name is Lisa Long and she’s a writer based in Boise. Talking about guns is like talking about the weather; everybody does it but nobody does anything about it. But while it’s easy to talk about guns, it’s not as easy to talk about mental illness. But Lisa hopes to change this complete and utter lack of conversation.

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80,000 Already Signed Petition Demanding ‘Meaningful Action’ On Assault Weapons

80,000 Already Signed Petition Demanding ‘Meaningful Action’ On Assault Weapons

It’s about time that President Obama starts making right-wing, gun-toting nut jobs hate him for a REAL reason.

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Bryan Fisher Says CT Shooting Occurred Because ‘Prayer, Bible Not Taught In Public School’ (VIDEO)

Bryan Fisher Says CT Shooting Occurred Because ‘Prayer, Bible Not Taught In Public School’ (VIDEO)

For those considering Christianity, Fisher’s words should be taught by clergy as the worst example of opportunism ever.

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