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I never thought we'd get to use this again when Mitt Romney dropped out of the 2016 presidential race: Turns out we can, as long as we solve the problem of which 2016 ...
by ericf
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 03:45 PM PDT with 9 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
Gun shootings have been in the news pretty much on a constant basis since Newtown. So much so, we've stopped feeling the shock and outrage at the senselessness of these shootings. It's been 544 days ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 10:13 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
In the wake of the most recent mass shooting, the nation is once again partaking in that most American of dishes: lukewarm, calorie-free sadness, presented in a spotless, faultless bowl and ...
by yelloweye
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 10:10 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Oops. A Fort Wayne, Indiana man is dead after the gun he was selling to a relative accidentally discharged into his chest. Fort Wayne Police said that the man, whose name has not been released, was ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 297 comments on Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 11:23 AM PST with 123 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
How then do we wind up with 12 dead, maybe 15 wounded in a military facility where there was certainly no shortage of "good guys with guns"? Please explain Wayne. Last time it was an elementary ...
by NewDealer
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 12:17 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Yo! What up? This diary is in response to this one by brooklynbadboy, which I read earlier today with much interest. It's way too simplistic. Totally not working for me, man. The answer why ...
by Colorado is the Shiznit
Comment Count 176 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 01:51 PM PDT with 276 Recommends
I know gun owners hate the term "gun nuts", but this is exactly the sort of thing that makes the term a fair description of some gun owners . Minneapolis and St. Paul have events called "Open ...
by ericf
Comment Count 184 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 11:43 AM PDT with 112 Recommends
It struck me why we Republicans are right to be so upset about the IRS and applications for tax exempt status under IRC 501(c)(4). It stems from the fact that the law is so UNFAIR! It is ...
by Victim of Circumstance
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 10:18 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Following the lead of the Kansas state legislature, Missouri has voted to send Democratic Governor Jay Nixon a bill that would expand gun rights and declare all federal gun regulations unenforceable.
by gravlax
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 01:28 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
by Elon James White
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 03:04 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
This oughtta be good: 70000 people are expected for a 3 day conference about guns with the NRA battling the nation's renewed push demand for increased gun regulation and safety. It's not a pep ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 04:55 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Okay, so by now you've probably seen State Rep. Nate Bell's (R-AR) stupid tweet this morning — as @NateBell4AR: I wonder how many Boston liberals spent the night cowering in their homes wishing ...
by dryfoo
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 11:50 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Just a hunch, but I would guess that every Senator imagines they have the integrity and courage to stand up and vote their conscience in the face of death threats. So, why would they let their ...
by FischFry
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 08:36 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
This is a very short diary, based on a Facebook post by Occupy the NRA. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Bang Bang) loves him some NRA. He wallows in an "A" rating from the group. The other day, he called the ...
by Black Max
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 10:41 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Because you'd dismiss it as another of those endless April Fools posts. Much as I wish it were, I'm afraid that Louisiana's latest state legislator really is Barry Ivey, and he intends to live up ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 155 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 06:13 AM PDT with 201 Recommends
An initiative is a method of allowing the voters to directly vote on a proposed law. A petition is circulated, and if enough signatures are gathered, the proposal is placed on the ballot for the ...
by Fiddler On A Hot Tin Roof
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 09:58 PM PST with 4 Recommends
On January 28th, a hearing was held at the State Capitol in Hartford, Connecticut to discuss gun laws in the wake of the horrifying tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The New York Times ...
by Bare Left
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 09:35 AM PST with 3 Recommends
40+ years ago, I was reading late one evening in my living room in a run-down fixer-upper house in a transitional neighborhood. Our mid-sized city was in a growth spurt and the police department was ...
by Mayfly
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 05:54 PM PST with 10 Recommends