Gun Control

Shocking Statistic: Southern Men Are More Likely to Own Guns

Shocking Statistic: Southern Men Are More Likely to Own Guns
A statistical model shows the odds of a man owning a gun are five times greater than the odds of a woman owning a gun, once the influence of other factors related to gun ownership is taken into account. Being from the South and being married are the next-most influential predictors.
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Republican Senator: Video Games are a 'Bigger Problem Than Guns’

Republican Senator: Video Games are a 'Bigger Problem Than Guns’
On MSNBC on Thursday, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) dismissed universal background checks, saying that he thinks video games are “a bigger problem” than guns because they “affect people."
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In Wake of TX Shooting, Teachers Think Arming Themselves is 'Bad Policy'

In Wake of TX Shooting, Teachers Think Arming Themselves is 'Bad Policy'
Texas AFT, the Dallas ISD chief of police, and a spokeswoman for the Texas PTA argued that arming teachers and administrators with guns and expecting them to serve as adequate substitutes for trained officers is bad policy.
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VIDEO: Biden's Google+ Hangout on Gun Violence

VIDEO: Biden's Google+ Hangout on Gun Violence
Thursday afternoon, Vice President Biden sat down with Americans from around the country to talk about proposals to reduce gun violence in a live Google+ Hangout. During the virtual roundtable, participants from all different backgrounds asked the Vice President about topics ranging from an assault weapons ban to the Second Amendment and from mental health checks to making our schools safer.
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How the NRA Undermined Congress’ Last Push for Gun Control

How the NRA Undermined Congress’ Last Push for Gun Control
Last week, President Obama unveiled sweeping proposals on gun control, including a ban on military-style assault weapons, a reduction of ammunition magazine capacity and stiffer background checks on gun buyers.
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Why are Guns Constitutionally Protected?

Why are Guns Constitutionally Protected?
A friend of mine fought in Iraq with the 101st Airborne. He says, “If people want to play with guns that badly, let them join the Army,” which, when you think about it, is one kind of a well-regulated militia.
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Republicans Call for More Guns in Schools in Wake of TX Shooting

Republicans Call for More Guns in Schools in Wake of TX Shooting
Top GOP lawmakers in Texas - including Governor Rick Perry and Rep. Tim Poe - are using Tuesday's shooting, the 49th school shooting since Columbine in 1999, as a rallying cry to allow more weapons on campus.
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Proposed AZ Law Would Block Federal Gun Bans

Proposed AZ Law Would Block Federal Gun Bans
Someone needs to send members of the Arizona legislature a copy of the Constitution. Four state legislators have proposed a new bill that would make federal laws restricting certain firearms, including President Obama's new proposal to ban assault weapons, illegal in the state.
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Alabama Looks at Inauguration Day

Alabama Looks at Inauguration Day
In Alabama, there is much speculation about Sandy Hook actually being a slick conspiracy, by the Obama administration, in an elaborate scheme to subvert the 2nd Amendment and put into motion a massive gun grab “just like Stalin and Mao.”
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Maher: Gun Nuts Think Without Guns, 'Obama Would Force Them to Gay Marry'

Maher: Gun Nuts Think Without Guns, 'Obama Would Force Them to Gay Marry'
"Someone has to tell America's gun nuts to stop wetting their Army surplus pants about losing the Second Amendment," Maher said in his first "Real Time" of 2013. "It's not your Second Amendment rights that are under attack, it's all the other ones."
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