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NRA Nonsense: Five Political Cartoons About Guns In America

NRA Nonsense: Five Political Cartoons About Guns In America
With President Obama moving forward with stricter gun regulations, the NRA has gone on the offensive, attacking the President's daughters in a new ad labeled “pornography" by Morning Joe panelist Mike Barnicle.
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Bill Clinton Calls Opponents of Gun Control Nuts

Bill Clinton Calls Opponents of Gun Control Nuts
"Half of all mass killings in the United States have occurred since the assault weapons ban expired in 2005," said Bill Clinton. "Half, in all of the history of the country."
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Forget Assault Weapons – Texas Congressman’s Focus is on Hammers

Forget Assault Weapons – Texas Congressman’s Focus is on Hammers
Gohmert got his law degree at Baylor, which either goes to show that nobody is totally dumb or that just because someone’s a lawyer doesn’t mean they’re smart. Then he got himself elected judge, and all would have been fine if Gov. Rick Perry had never appointed him chief justice of an appellate court.
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Viral Letter Writer on Fox: Stalin, Pol Pot and Hitler Would Agree with Feinstein

On Monday morning's Fox and Friends, host Steve Doocy spoke with guest Joshua Boston, who wrote a letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) expressing his opposition to her proposed ban on assault weapons. Doocy was able to get the Marine to play along with his straw-man argument that the government is coming after our guns.
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Former NRA President: Gun Control is Another Form of Racial Discrimination

Is a proposal by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to ban assault weapons the same thing as racial discrimination?
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GOP Congressman: ‘I Really Don’t Know Why People Need Assault Weapons’

Fresh on the heels of threatening to leave the GOP over Boehner's failure to bring a Hurricane Sandy relief bill to vote, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Thursday and discussed the need for more gun control.
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Chuck Woolery on Gun Control: 'Assault Weapons Act as a Deterrent Against Foreign Invasion'

It's expected from conservatives to push hard against any new calls for tighter gun controls, but former game show host Chuck Woolery took it up a notch with a distasteful, poorly-timed manifesto on why Americans should have a right to own an assault weapon.
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