Gun Control

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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Stewart: ‘A Few of Us Must Remain Vigilant Against the Rise of Imaginary Hitler'

Stewart: ‘A Few of Us Must Remain Vigilant Against the Rise of Imaginary Hitler'
In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school massacre, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart took on the right's refusal to take up the topic of gun control, targeting everything from Fox News to NRA Vice President Wayne LaPierre's contention that gun violence can be blamed on everything but guns.
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End of 2012 Saw Fewer Gun Purchases in CT and CO

End of 2012 Saw Fewer Gun Purchases in CT and CO
People who lived in the two states that saw the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012 were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at the end of the year than those in most other states, according to an Associated Press analysis of new FBI data.
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You Say You Want a Revolution?

You Say You Want a Revolution?
These people want no restrictions whatsoever on gun purchases, ammunition or magazines. They don’t want to hunt deer or protect their families; they want to have the capability of taking on the Marines. When they say they want to “take our country back” by “Second Amendment remedies” if necessary, they aren’t talking about having a voter registration drive.
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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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Mass Shootings Do Little to Change State Gun Laws

We found that while legislators in Virginia, Alabama, Arizona, New York, Texas, and Colorado sometimes contemplated tightening rules after rampage shootings, few measures gained passage. In fact, several states have made it easier to buy more guns and take them to more places.
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VT Teacher Surrenders Loaded Semi-Automatic to Police

Neighbors asked police to do a welfare check on Davis after seeing him carry the rifle to his vehicle Sunday evening. Davis then voluntarily surrendered the gun, telling police he put it in the trunk of his car in order to bring it to a storage unit he recently rented. The weapon was in the case and there were two, 30-round, high capacity magazines loaded.
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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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Ken Cuccinelli Upsets Base by Holding Party at Anti-Gun Restaurant

What's wrong with Buffalo Wild Wings, you might be wondering? Are the wings not spicy enough? Too spicy? The beer not cold enough? The TV screens not big enough? Not enough parking? Some other atrocity of modern existence? Nope, it's far, far worse than that.
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Our Fav New Year's Cartoons

Tumbling over the so-called fiscal cliff seems like a fitting way to end a year filled with GOP infighting, tea party nonsense and laughable NRA declarations. Before you slap on your parachute, check out these five funny cartoons heralding a better 2013 for all of us...
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