Guns in America

CT Gov Candidate Deletes Pro-Gun Control Facebook Comments

CT Gov Candidate Deletes Pro-Gun Control Facebook Comments
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton was caught erasing critical comments from his Facebook account regarding the CT gubernatorial candidate's flip-flop on common sense gun control. Of course, this is the same man who whitewashed his Twitter account when he announced his run for governor.
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Why the Gun Safety Laws Made in Colorado Stayed in Colorado

Why the Gun Safety Laws Made in Colorado Stayed in Colorado
Almost unnoticed, something remarkable happened in Colorado over the last month: The common sense gun safety regulations passed in the wake of the Aurora and Newtown massacres survived despite attempts to overturn them. Once again, Colorado’s legislature has achieved what Congress could not. The gun safety laws made in Colorado have stayed in Colorado.
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2 Killed in Shooting at VA Naval Base

2 Killed in Shooting at VA Naval Base
A sailor was fatally shot aboard a guided-missile destroyer docked at the world's largest naval base late Monday, and security forces killed the lone suspect, according to the Navy.
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Behold Wayne LaPierre's Nightmarishly Paranoid Vision Of America

Behold Wayne LaPierre's Nightmarishly Paranoid Vision Of America
There are few regular CPAC speakers who can match the NRA's Wayne LaPierre when it comes to peddling wholesale paranoia and nightmarish visions of the future as he did while speaking today when he warned that neighborhood streets that were once filled with laughter and freedom now sit ominously silent because Americans are in fear for their lives, which is why they are loading up on all the ammunition and weapons they can get.
"In the world that surrounds us," he proclaimed, "there are terrorists, and there are home-inv
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NRA Board Member, Actor Calls Bullied Kids Who Commit Suicide 'Neutered'

NRA Board Member, Actor Calls Bullied Kids Who Commit Suicide 'Neutered'
Did you know R. Lee Ermey – the drill sergeant in the movie Full Metal Jacket – was also an NRA board member? He is! And with that position apparently comes the ability to put your foot in your mouth. The rabid second amendment nut made some choice comments about bullied children recently.
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GOPer: ‘Maybe A Good Thing’ Aurora Shooter Had 100-Round Mag

GOPer: ‘Maybe A Good Thing’ Aurora Shooter Had 100-Round Mag
Herpin was trying to make a point, not wholly inaccurate, that some of the cheaper civilian-grade high capacity drum magazines aren't very reliable. But the idea that anyone would count on product defects to protect the public in an actual shooting is, of course, ludicrous beyond words.
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GOP Group in OR to Raffle Off AR-15 Rifle for MLK Day

GOP Group in OR to Raffle Off AR-15 Rifle for MLK Day
The Multnomah County Republican Party is pumped that Martin Luther King Day and Abraham Lincoln's birthday are both on the way. To kick off the celebrations they are raffling off an AR-15 assault rifle.
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'No Guns Allowed,' Says TX Mall After AR-15 Carrying Man Charged With Disorderly Conduct

'No Guns Allowed,' Says TX Mall After AR-15 Carrying Man Charged With Disorderly Conduct
Parkdale Mall in Beaumont is clarifying its ban on all guns in response to an incident where Derrick Poe was charged with disorderly conduct for slinging an AR-15 across his back.
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Whoops: KY Rep. Accidentally Fires Gun In State Capitol

Whoops: KY Rep. Accidentally Fires Gun In State Capitol
A Kentucky lawmaker says she accidentally fired her gun in her office in the Capitol Annex. Democratic Rep. Leslie Combs of Pikeville said Wednesday that no one was hurt or in harm's way when the gun went off Tuesday — the opening day of the legislative session.
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People Can Still Buy Guns in CO, State Legislators Still Lying About People's Ability To Do Just That

People Can Still Buy Guns in CO, State Legislators Still Lying About People's Ability To Do Just That
Colorado's gun laws are among the most hotly debated in the country, spurring recall elections and heaps of out-of-state money to pour into local politics. Did you really think the debate and all the lies that go with it would change just because the calendar page did? First up for 2014, CO Sen. Minority Leader Bill Cadman.
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