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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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NRA Member: All Three of My Children Take Guns to School

"My little boy, he has anger problems," said Obliviun from beneath the brim of his unusually large cowboy hat. "The wife and I sometimes don't know what that little dickens is going to do or say from moment to moment, so neither of us is without at least one 9mm piece when we are all home together. I keep a loaded Sig-Sauer in my bedside table, a Glock under my pillow and a Colt .357 in my right hand when I sleep, just in case the scamp shows up in our room at night."
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NRA: We Need More Guns in Schools

During his press conference, NRA head Wayne Lapierre made his position clear about guns in America.
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Students Attacked with Knife at School in China, No Deaths

22 children were hurt by a knife wielding man at Chenpeng Village Primary School in the Henan province of China last Friday, the same day as the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. What's the difference? 20 children died in Newtown, all the stabbing victims lived in China.
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Trust Me: You Believe in Gun Control

And if you ask the most vehement gun rights advocate why Everyman Gun Owner shouldn’t have nuclear weapons, I’d bet you’d get the same answer as to why we don’t want every country to have the capability: “Because they could get into the wrong hands.”
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NRA Silent on Sandy Hook Shooting Spree That Killed 20 Children


National Rifle Association (NRA) proponents did not make an appearance on the Sunday morning news shows following the tragic killing spree at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut Friday. The incident killed 26 people – 20 of them children. Many of the victims are remembered in a public memorial 
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Lackluster Liturgy: Why US Gun Control is Highly Overdue

Lackluster Liturgy: Why US Gun Control is Highly Overdue
While President Barack Obama's memorial service speech for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims has received some very positive reviews, something about what I read left me empty.
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Right Wing Downplays NFL Shooting Tragedy, Goes After Bob Costas for Gun Control Comments

After the murder-suicide of NFL football player, the Kansas City Chiefs' Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, sports commentator Bob Costas commented on the need for gun control. The right wing led by the NRA's gun culture has since jumped on Bob Costas, attacking the notion that guns played any part in this tragedy.
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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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