Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

It’s been two years since the tragic Aurora, Colorado theater shooting, which killed 12 people and injured 70. But although many politicians, including President Obama, vowed that ...

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Supreme Court Upholds Key Element In Federal Gun Laws

Supreme Court Upholds Key Element In Federal Gun Laws

By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has upheld federal gun laws that make it a crime when buying a weapon to lie about plans to give it t ...

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NRA: Open-Carry ‘Hijinx’ Not Just ‘Counterproductive,’ But ‘Downright Weird’

NRA: Open-Carry ‘Hijinx’ Not Just ‘Counterproductive,’ But ‘Downright Weird’

In a rare display of common sense -- albeit steeped in self-interest -- the Institute for Legislative Action, the lobbying arm of the National Rifle Association -- has issued a le ...

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Will Americans Ever Be Ready To Challenge The Gun Cult?

Will Americans Ever Be Ready To Challenge The Gun Cult?

Another week, another disturbed young man, another mass killing spree. It’s come to the point where episodes like Elliot Rodger’s murder of four men and two women near the Cal-San ...

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5 Lowlights From The 2014 NRA Convention

5 Lowlights From The 2014 NRA Convention

AFP Photo/Karen Bleier After successfully beating back congressional attempts to strengthen gun laws, and watching firearm sales rocket to a 27-year high, one might think that the ...

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The Gun Supremacists’ Folly

The Gun Supremacists’ Folly

WASHINGTON -- Have we gone stark raving mad? The question is brought to mind by the new gun law signed last week in Georgia by Governor Nathan Deal. You might have thought that si ...

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America Is Exceptionally Dumb When It Comes To Guns

America Is Exceptionally Dumb When It Comes To Guns

While Americans typically laud our national "exceptionalism" -- a sense that the trajectory of history has bestowed greatness upon the United States -- there are a few of our dist ...

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U.S. Judge In Chicago Delivers Stiff Sentence For Gun Smuggling

U.S. Judge In Chicago Delivers Stiff Sentence For Gun Smuggling

By Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO -- Calling the free flow of guns on Chicago streets "the stuff of nightmares," a federal judge sentenced a man Thursday to more than 11 y ...

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NRA Members Need To Step Up On Ending Gun Violence

NRA Members Need To Step Up On Ending Gun Violence

Please, Mr. Bloomberg... leave the checkbook open, but step away from the podium. Your efforts to curb gun violence and improve firearms safety are notable. The National Rifle Ass ...

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NRA’s LaPierre: America Is Falling Apart, So You Should Get A Gun

NRA’s LaPierre: America Is Falling Apart, So You Should Get A Gun

Be afraid. Be very afraid. They're coming for your guns, your ideals, your religious freedom, your identity, and your country. Band together in fear. That's the message that Wayne ...

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