Guns in America

How Mike Pence personally contributed to Chicago’s gun violence epidemic

How Mike Pence personally contributed to Chicago’s gun violence epidemic
During his time in Indiana, Pence was a willing instrument of the gun extremists at the NRA.
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Teen anti-gun activism is killing the profitability of NRA TV

Teen anti-gun activism is killing the profitability of NRA TV
The NRA is hurting financially — and may be forced to shut down NRA TV, its propaganda network — thanks to a wave of activism led by the Parkland shooting survivors.
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Chris Christie Almost Delivers Nonpartisan Christmas Message

Chris Christie Almost Delivers Nonpartisan Christmas Message
Appearing on NJTV's with Steve Abubato last night, Governor Chris Christie answered one question in particular without the usual partisan cheapshot. It was refreshing to hear the Governor speak without the audacious and vilifying tone that most in the state have grown tired of.
The answer was in response to a question posed (10:35 mark) by Mr. Abubato in regards to comments made by partisans suggesting prominent activists have created an environment that encourages and prop
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Baseball's Jose Canseco Loses Finger in Gun-Cleaning Mishap

Baseball's Jose Canseco Loses Finger in Gun-Cleaning Mishap
Six-time Major League Baseball All-Star Jose Canseco didn't realize there was still a bullet in the chamber of his gun after he came home from the shooting range, and shot himself while cleaning the weapon.
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No Sanity in Our Sights: Another Shooting, Another Non-Response

No Sanity in Our Sights: Another Shooting, Another Non-Response
6 people shot at a high school in Seattle, Washington: Another tragedy with little to no response from a public grown inured to the horrors of daily gun violence.
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Gun Sense Commands Big Dollars in Colorado Elections

Gun Sense Commands Big Dollars in Colorado Elections
Just over a year ago, state Senate President John Morse was recalled from his Colorado Springs seat for playing a leading role in passing gun-control measures in the state legislature that now require universal background checks for all public and private gun sales as well as banning magazines holding more than 15 rounds. This year, he’s helping gun-control advocacy group Colorado Moms Demand Action establish an independent expenditure committee to support candidates running for the state legislature.
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Pennsylvania GOP Attempting to Add Pro-Gun Amendment to Domestic Violence Bill

Pennsylvania GOP Attempting to Add Pro-Gun Amendment to Domestic Violence Bill
Republican legislators in Pennsylvania are trying to add an anti-gun control amendment to a bill designed to protect victims of domestic violence.
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Racist Revolutionaries: Tea Party Talk of Armed Revolt is Dangerous and Possibly Illegal

Racist Revolutionaries: Tea Party Talk of Armed Revolt is Dangerous and Possibly Illegal
Not that sedition laws were ever a good idea, but it's sickening that people think it's okay to talk about armed revolution because they don't like the black man in the white house, and they're not smart enough to know that folks whose politics disagree with their own are not, in fact, criminals.
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Irony In Action: Open Carry Enthusiast Mugged for Hand Gun

Irony In Action: Open Carry Enthusiast Mugged for Hand Gun
Sad (ironic?) LOL of the week: An "open carry" gun enthusiast has his gun stolen by gunpoint by a man who saw and "liked" his pistol.
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Fact-Checking Feinstein: Assault Weapons Ban Not Nearly Enough

Fact-Checking Feinstein: Assault Weapons Ban Not Nearly Enough
The data is in, and definitive: the assault weapons ban didn't work. So why is Senator Dianne Feinstein still pushing for it? And what options are there that can end the scourge of violence plaguing the US.
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