gun violence

The Contributor on Stephanie Miller: The Real NRA Enemies List is More Than Triple the Original

The NRA recently released their lackluster list of 506 names to the media. We thought we could do better than that at The Contributor and, in our first draft alone, we released the "Real NRA Enemies" list with more than 1,300 names and additional entries being entered at time of publication. Tina Dupuy, editor-in-chief, joined the Stephanie Miller Show to get to the bottom of gun violence and discuss the list that keeps on growing.
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The Firing Range Fills Up While Obama Promotes Gun Safety in MN

The Firing Range Fills Up While Obama Promotes Gun Safety in MN
President Barack Obama visited a former school in Minneapolis Monday to stand before more than 100 uniformed cops in the hopes of heading off another school massacre or other mass-shooting of the kind that has rocked the country in recent months.
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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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Despite NRA Panic, Gun Background Checks Good for Public, Economy

Despite NRA Panic, Gun Background Checks Good for Public, Economy
While everyone agrees that there is no one solution to lessening the number of deaths from firearms, one common sense proposal is almost universally supported — background checks for all gun purchases.
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Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Announced

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Announced
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday the names of 16 members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission. The expert panel will review current policy and make specific recommendations in the areas of public safety, with particular attention paid to school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention.
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LaPierre: NRA Not Budging on Gun Control Controversy

LaPierre refused to answer any questions or to provide any comment as to whether or not it was in any way possible to talk about any potential changes to the types of weapons that are generally available for sale. He also refused to give an answer of any type to whether it would be possible to have any form of conversation about requiring anyone to prove they are not a convicted criminal, on the terrorist watch list, or in any other way legally restricted from purchasing firearms.
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Obama: January Deadline for Gun Violence Proposals

Obama delivered a statement from the Brady Press Briefing Room about the policy process the Administration will pursue in the wake of the Newtown tragedy to reduce and prevent gun violence. Obama also answered questions from the press about the fiscal cliff negotiations.
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Will CT Shooting Offer Chance for a New Start?

I spent many Sundays in a fundamentalist Christian church back home, and I don't remember our pastor ever depicting God as a Mafioso who demands protection money lest something happen to our children. Did we kick God out of the Oregon shopping mall, the Colorado cinema or the Wisconsin Sikh temple? Has secularism become so powerful that we can exile an omniscient deity from our public spaces?
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NRA Fired Blanks in Last Election, Gets Smoked in Swing States

Some details of the just completed election, both here in Colorado and in other swing states, have gotten lost among the cheers of a progressive mandate, the whines of Republican obstructionists, and the phony cries of crisis over the contrived "fiscal cliff".
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