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It shouldn't surprise anyone that a 2 year old shot himself playing with a loaded gun 0r that 5 or more people injured or dead in chicago from gun violence,not when the loaded gun has become the new ...
by blackribboncampaign
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 07:28 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Police in Iceland shot and killed a guy the other day (search "Iceland" on Google News). He had a shotgun (presumably because Iceland doesn't really have a big old smorgasboard when it comes to ...
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 08:02 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Washington Post reporter Chris Davenport was asked by his editor to buy a gun. Follow Davenport's journey as he navigates the practical and moral issues of purchasing and owning a handgun in D.C.
by LilithGardener
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 05:03 PM PST with 24 Recommends
This diary is part of a series about gun law and policy in Washington D.C., which has arguably the most strict gun laws in the nation. Buying a gun in Washington DC begins with obtaining a ...
by LilithGardener
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Dec 22, 2013 at 04:38 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Wouldn't you know: The very gun-centric organization that rails against any law allowing the government to keep gun ownership records keeps its own secret gun ownership records on many millions of ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 08:24 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Just a quick note combining two disparate situations. The first, is the NRA and their adamant refusal for allowing background check expansions due to that being a back door to registration. The ...
by b33mm3up
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 03:50 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
First the latest attempt to silence Gun Safety efforts, of one of the movements most prominent spokespersons: Bloomberg Ricin Letter Linked to Gun Control Effort VOA News, May 29, 2013 New York ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 05:56 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Well..have been taking in the outright nuttiness from the right on background checks for gun purchasers and the fear...no, that's not it...the paranoia that is oozing from these folks that ...
by jadevol
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 02:06 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Sometimes it comes down to how much you want something. Enough to interrupt and change your routine, or just enough to shrug your shoulders, and sigh "Oh Well." Lawrence O’Donnell has challenged ...
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
which seems to be the issue being used to attempt to block universal background checks. Let me note 1. I am not and have no desire to be a gun owner 2. I have no problem with responsible ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 98 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 06:35 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Uber-Conservative Scalia (ugh) in a recent Supreme Court ruling, has left a LOT of wiggle-room for "sensible gun restrictions" -- Who knew? Senator Feinstein knew. The Senator referred to this room-
by jamess
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 09:04 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Exceptions are good. Exceptions are usually where the logical fault-lines lie. Hmmm? I wonder what they are ... Feinstein and Cruz Fight About Guns by Amy Davidson, newyorker.com -- March 14, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 02:30 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Concern is rampant amongst gun enthusiasts about registration, leading to confiscation (then extermination, if you believe Ann Coulter ). ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 09:49 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Yesterday, the NRA's Wayne LaPierre took to the conservative, libertarian outfit The Daily Caller to rally his troops to fight back against the perceived threat of the Obama administration. Wayne ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 10:37 AM PST with 13 Recommends
NYT ...Chicago, a city with no civilian gun ranges and bans on both assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, finds itself laboring to stem a flood of gun violence that contributed to more than ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 152 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 06:03 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Wayne LaPierre was not always President of the National Rifle Association. Not too long he was only Executive Vice President of the NRA, in charge of stoking the flames of fear. Obama’s Secret ...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 06:46 PM PST with 6 Recommends
When gun registration is discussed what is actually meant is tracking people with their address and phone numbers with a specific list of guns with serial numbers in their possession. I do not ...
by nextstep
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 10:04 AM PST with 5 Recommends
In my mind the answer is both. First off and to be absolutely clear; I am in favor of bans on the manufacture and sale of assault weapons and all high capacity clips. In contrast, however, I do ...
by cazcee
Comment Count 78 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 01:30 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Even the NRA agrees that a person with mental illness should not be able to purchase a gun. But what if a person already has a gun and is diagnosed with a disqualifying mental condition? Are we ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 06:22 PM PST with 36 Recommends
Hey, groups like the NRA are just giving the people manufacturers what they want, right? On Display in Aurora, the Obama Ammunition Economy by Jim Tankersley -- NationalJournal.com -- July 22, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 09:20 AM PST with 13 Recommends