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Our country is currently experiencing a recent rise in violent crime, and the culprit is... right-to-carry laws? Well, yes, according to a Stanford research study.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 08:17 AM PST with 24 Recommends
We finally went and did it. It was a big decision and it took us a while because such decisions really shouldn’t be made without significant amount of thought. That decision you ask? After months ...
by oldpunk
Comment Count 281 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 08:30 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Gun Derangement Syndrome (GDS) is on the rise as the elections near. In New York State, Governor Andrew Cuomo managed to ram a package of gun safety laws through the legislature in the wake ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 08:19 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Gun control, that perennial hot topic in American politics, has a long and storied past. In the United States, its nefarious roots reach back to the Antebellum South, when Democrat politicians in ...
by TWyher
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 09:08 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
SELF-DEFENSE ACT 780.972 Act 309 of 2006 "An individual who has not or is not engaged in the commission of a crime at the time he or she uses deadly force may use deadly force against another ...
by Norm in Chicago
Comment Count 84 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 08:32 AM PDT with 129 Recommends
I've written about this and mentioned it before here but I used to be rabidly pro-gun, waved the NRA flag, die-hard libertarian anti-government blah blah blah. I believed that statistics against ...
by scottdc
Comment Count 82 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2014 at 07:38 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
I was the first person to comment on Alan Grayson's diary about police brutality. It wasn't a very brilliant comment but I watched as it racked up the mojo due to its choice real estate. This morning,
by Blue Intrigue
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Aug 30, 2014 at 10:49 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I've never owned a gun, but as I analyze the world around me, I realize it may be sensible to buy myself a gun or two. Let me explain why, below the divider doodle.
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 03:29 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Hello Democrats and Progressives. I used to be one of you. I still think my reasons for that were honorable, just as I think my reasons for deciding to go in another direction were just as ...
by OnePissedOffLibertarian
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 02:05 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Waiting for all those Keyboard ...
by annieli
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2014 at 12:14 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I worry about people who defend their homes with guns. I REALLY worry about people who defend their homes with guns who say things like, "I know what I'm doing with guns. I would never have an ...
by coquiero
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Aug 13, 2014 at 03:32 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I came across an interesting story.. It appears that in an Arizona Democratic congressional primary in the 7 th district, one of the candidates is using another candidate's support for "Stand Your ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Aug 13, 2014 at 10:48 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
In my previous diary I posed a few questions and attempted to define some terms in order to come to a basic understanding of what gun control is and what it is intended to accomplish. I did this in ...
by oldpunk
Comment Count 106 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 07:48 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
In November Cook County, IL will place two non-binding referendums on the ballot. One deals with increasing mental health funding, which I will vote for. The second is a gun control referendum ...
by Norm in Chicago
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 08:12 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I don’t think too many people could legitimately argue with the fact that Americans civilian population is one of the most heavily armed in the world. We are also one of the worlds leaders in ...
by oldpunk
Comment Count 220 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 12:08 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
As long as Hobby Lobby wants to display its speech privileges by posting its theocratic leanings on its webpage , perhaps the Open Carry exhibitionists can move on to Hobby Lobby ...
by annieli
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2014 at 08:59 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
My brother, who is two years older than I am, couldn't wait to turn 18 so he could buy a gun. The result was a gun fail. When I was growing up, my family was a liberal, union-loving, gun-hating ...
by edg
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jun 28, 2014 at 12:41 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
A few years ago, a person bought a gun from a gun dealer in the state of Georgia. This same person then gave it to a friend/relative. Years later, that gun from Georgia ended up in the hands of ...
by virginia dare
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 10:07 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Eviscerated nuns or a spoonerism for firearms enthusiast, one should be shocked, shocked that liberals/progressives should be so (in)tolerant in a democracy. Sister Sarah: There is ...
by annieli
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 04:29 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
There might be. Article IV Section 4 : The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on ...
by Angie in WA State
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 05:43 PM PDT with 22 Recommends