Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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JamesWebb

“Republicans Ain’t Done Nothin’ For Me” — A Tea Partier Confesses He Might Vote For Hillary

This “Commie-hating, Obama-hating, lead-spraying” gun enthusiast and stalwart Republican voter for 32 years decided he likes his Obamacare.

April 16, 2015
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Police Shooting Shows Need For Major Changes, Advocates Say

Following the fatal shooting of Walter Scott, State Senator Gerald Malloy’s body-camera bill is gaining the attention it needs from his fellow South Carolina pols to finally pass it.

April 9, 2015
Gun Boys

Nearly 9 Percent Of Americans Are Angry, Impulsive, And Have A Gun, Study Says

What’s more, 1.5 percent of people who have these anger issues carry their guns outside the home. Tread lightly.

April 9, 2015
Welcome to Florida

The Republican List Of Things You Cannot Say

From abortion to guns to climate change, the list of topics that Republicans would rather avoid is growing.

March 18, 2015
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Florida Senate Panel Approves Campus Guns Bill

The NRA has won a frightening victory in Florida.

March 17, 2015
Police take cover after two officers were shot while standing guard in front of the Ferguson Police Station on Thursday, March 12, 2015 in Ferguson, Mo. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Police Search For Those Who Shot Two Officers In Ferguson ‘Ambush’

Police are searching for those responsible in Thursday morning’s police shooting in Ferguson.

March 12, 2015
After controversial killings, police departments seek 'less-lethal' weapons

After Controversial Killings, Police Departments Seek ‘Less-Lethal’ Weapons

A new wave of less-deadly police weapons could do more harm than good.

March 10, 2015
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Guns On Campus: Not An Agenda For Women’s Safety

Allowing guns on campus won’t reduce sexual assault on campus — instead, it will increase the risk of homicide.

February 25, 2015
Florida became 'hotbed' for sovereign citizens, called domestic terrorists by FBI

Florida Became ‘Hotbed’ For Sovereign Citizens, Called Domestic Terrorists By FBI

Inside the group that police officers consider to be their greatest threat.

February 17, 2015
Funeral of victims of Chapel Hill shooting

Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused In Chapel Hill Shooting That Killed 3

No hate-crime charges were brought against Craig Stephen Hicks.

February 16, 2015
Chapel Hill police arrest man in triple homicide

Slayings Of 3 In North Carolina Arouse Muslim Fears

Muslims have long feared an incident like Tuesday’s shooting in Chapel Hill.

February 12, 2015
Eric Holder

Holder Says Lack Of New Gun Laws Is His ‘Single Failure’

The attorney general explains how the gun lobby won after Sandy Hook.

February 9, 2015
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Texas Gun-Rights Leader Says Failure To Pass Open Carry Law ‘Punishable By Death’

Tensions are running high in Texas after an open carry advocate threatened the lives of pro-gun control lawmakers.

February 4, 2015
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Marissa Alexander’s Out Of Jail, But Not Yet Free

Inside the case that proves the folly of “stand your ground” laws.

February 2, 2015
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Lawmakers Cooking Up Recipe For A Bloodbath

Introducing one of the NRA’s most horrible ideas ever.

January 27, 2015
Stand your ground Protesting

Another Stand Your Ground Case In Florida Continues The Controversy

“Stand Your Ground” is still causing controversy in Florida.

January 19, 2015
sandy hook memorial

Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools, Citing Lax Security

At least two families of Sandy Hook victims are suing the town of Newtown.

January 13, 2015
Greg Abbott

Despite Huge Victories, Republicans Face Some Obstacles

Even in the reddest states, GOP governors could struggle to enact far-right reforms.

January 12, 2015
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Veronica Rutledge And America’s Gun Cult

No gun death is horrific enough to make the “gun rights” crowd reexamine its obsession.

January 7, 2015
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Number Of Officers Killed By Firearms Up 56 percent In 2014

2014 was a very dangerous year for the police.

December 30, 2014
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While National Gun Lobby Gloats, States Seek Sanity On Firearms

Despite a dysfunctional Congress, gun control advocates see growing momentum for “sensible” laws at the state level.

December 27, 2014
Police deploy at the scene where two New York City police officers were killed as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner on December 20, 2014 in New York City

ATF: We May Never Know How Cop Killer Got A Gun

America’s flawed gun laws have been brought into sharp relief once again.

December 23, 2014
Machine Gun America attraction opening in Florida

Machine Gun America Attraction Opening In Florida

By David Breen and Steven Lemongello, Orlando Sentinel (TNS) On a visit to Kissimmee, Fla., you can skim the surface of Lake Toho in an airboat, taking in the area’s natural beauty. At Osceola Pioneer Village, you can check out what life was like for settlers in the late 1800s. And if those aren’t really […]

December 22, 2014
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Some States Retreat On Mental Health Funding

Many red states have significantly slashed their mental health budgets.

December 16, 2014
US congressional negotiators have finalized a huge spending bill that funds most federal operations through next September, concluding weeks of haggling to avoid a looming government shutdown (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad)

Senate Confirms Obama’s Surgeon General Pick Despite Gun Control Views

Democrats beat the NRA on Monday, with a little help from Ted Cruz.

December 16, 2014