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They say a good guy with a gun can stop a bad guy with a gun. Apparently that doesn't apply to women. . . . A Texas (where else) teenager (fourteen) showed up behind Pasadena High School for a ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 12:40 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
As it turns out, the only crime Freddie Gray was accused of at the time of his fatal arrest and Nickel Ride was carrying a switchblade. Except the knife wasn't a switchblade. It was an ordinary, ...
by ApostleOfCarlin
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:57 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I have a heavy heart this evening. I've been living back in Wisconsin coming up on three months now, and nothing much has changed since I left over 20 years ago. It is the same Green Bay, the same ...
by Colorado is the Shiznit
Comment Count 95 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 10:34 PM PDT with 94 Recommends
Elementary school teacher Lina McLean has filed a lawsuit against the school administration, school board members, and security company all responsible for the outrageous school shooting "drill" ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 179 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 01:45 PM PDT with 219 Recommends
I am yucky!
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 10:39 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
A scientific consensus has been reached on the effects of guns as outlined in an op-ed column in the LA Times today by David Hemenway , a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and a ...
by JNEREBEL
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 08:39 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
April 19, 2015 Fairfax, VA. The NRA, a popular organization that fights tirelessly to support Americans’ right to buy arms, has received a report of 2014’s gun and ammunition ...
by NGUinBuffalo
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 04:09 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) has introduced H.R. 1745, a bill entitled "The Support Assault Firearms Elimination and Reduction for our Streets Act." The bill provides a tax credit of $2,...
by TexasBill
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 08:03 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Sen. Ted Cruz goes full LaPierre :
by Hunter
Comment Count 491 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 01:24 PM PDT with 152 Recommends
On April 10, Time dot com posted an article on Rand Paul , by Chris Moody, highlighting what it referred to as a ‘two-front war’ Paul is facing as a ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 88 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Wayne LaPierre adds straight-up racist to his user profile Seriously. Wayne LaPierre, probably best known for ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 03:02 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
I don't know how much more racist and sexist you can get as the head of national organization than Wayne LaPierre, the head of the NRA. Link Wayne LaPierre has a message for America: while ...
by midagedlib
Comment Count 79 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 07:20 PM PDT with 116 Recommends
The National Rifle Association's Chief Gun-Fetishist, Wayne 'Sour-Puss' LaPierre told the NRA's leadership forum on Friday that Hillary Clinton, if elected President, will: "...not bring a new dawn ...
by Retroactive Genius
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 02:32 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
If guns don't kill people, then why make guns inoperable at NRA convention? [see earlier post by ruscle on 7 April] Those paying attention will note that no arms on display at the NRA convention ...
by ATexican
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 12:18 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Ted Cruz, however, will get a repeat performance.
by Hunter
Comment Count 74 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 10:40 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
While guns may be be great in churches, schools, universities, bars and sitting in handbags next to toddlers in Walmart shopping carts — the National Rifle Association (NRA) isn’t so keen on ...
by ruscle
Comment Count 180 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 01:26 PM PDT with 156 Recommends
Feel safer yet? David Hemenway, director of Harvard's Injury Control Research Center, attempted to find out whether there was in fact a scientific consensus for or against the National Rifle ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 82 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
I'm not bashing Kansas, but I am going to bash Kansas Republicans for the bill Governor Sam Brownback signed into law today , making it legal, starting in July, for any ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 05:17 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
This week there are two cases in particular that involve using the criminal justice system as a bludgeon against reproductive rights. The first is the case of Purvi Patel, who has been discussed ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
When the judge struck down part of The Safe Act he noted that the limitations the law set on magazine size were arbitrary. What is a reasonable size for a firearm magazine for civilian use? Most ...
by ATexican
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 01:31 PM PDT with 5 Recommends