Gun Safety

Background Checks Work: 16,000 Felons Denied Guns in VA Since 1989

Background Checks Work: 16,000 Felons Denied Guns in VA Since 1989
President Obama has proposed a universal background check system that would close loopholes and require criminal background checks for all gun purchases.
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Hartford Gun March and Rally Post-Newtown Shootings, Full Video

Over 5,000 people from all over the state and region came together to demand changes in our gun laws here in Connecticut and across the nation to reduce the gun violence that takes over 30,000 lives in the US each year.
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Scarborough: LaPierre Op-Ed ‘Laced with Racial Overtones’

Scarborough: LaPierre Op-Ed ‘Laced with Racial Overtones’
According to Joe Scarborough, noted Republican and co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, Wayne LaPierre is leading gullible Republican leaders around by their nose.
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NJ NRA Opposes Banning People on Terrorist Watch Lists from Having Guns

NJ NRA Opposes Banning People on Terrorist Watch Lists from Having Guns
Groups including the New Jersey Association of Rifle and Pistol Clubs, which touts itself as the "Official NRA state association" are already lining up in opposition to what legislators consider common sense gun violence prevention measures.
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NRA: 'What Would Davy Crockett Say?' Pamphlet Debuts

The pro-gun organization is helping to distribute Koenigs' pamphlet, "What Would Davy Crockett Say?" The controversial piece calls for the liberation of "our home country of Wisconsin."
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Republican Lawmaker Claims Frying Pans are as Dangerous as Guns

Republican Lawmaker Claims Frying Pans are as Dangerous as Guns
Yesterday, Georgia state senator Bill Jackson (R) addressed his colleagues by attacking sensible gun regulations. During the climax of his speech, Jackson implied that frying pans and hammers are as dangerous or more dangerous than guns.
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Ted Nugent is Going to the State of the Union

Ted Nugent is Going to the State of the Union
Musician and gun advocate Ted Nugent, who threatened President Obama's life, will attend Tuesday's State of the Union as a guest of Rep. Steve Stockman.
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Three Dead in DE Courthouse Shooting

 Three Dead in DE Courthouse Shooting
Delaware State Police Sgt. Paul Shavack confirmed three people died in the shooting Monday morning at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington.
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Pastor on AK Allowing Guns in Church: ‘Loving Our Neighbor Just Got a Little Harder’

Pastor on AK Allowing Guns in Church: ‘Loving Our Neighbor Just Got a Little Harder’
If signed, Arkansas will join just a handful of other states, including South Carolina, Louisiana and Wyoming, that allows guns in churches, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.
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Check out the Wacky Pro-Gun Laws Being Pushed in AL

Check out the Wacky Pro-Gun Laws Being Pushed in AL
Thirteen is the number of the Death card in a tarot deck, and 13 is the number of gun bills introduced thus far in Alabama's 2013 session. It's early yet - perhaps more will hit the hopper soon in the mad rush to curry favor (and campaign donations) from the NRA.
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