Archive for ‘gun control’

December 3, 2016

20 Ways to Take a Bigger, Louder Stand in the Post-Election World by Nina M. Flores — YES! Magazine

Many of us are rekindling our activist spirit knowing that the next four years will require everyone to act.

Source: 20 Ways to Take a Bigger, Louder Stand in the Post-Election World by Nina M. Flores — YES! Magazine

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January 19, 2016

Guns Don’t Have to Meet Mandatory Safety Regulations Before Hitting the Market

Thousands of malfunctioning firearms have been released into the market since guns were exempted from safety regulations by the Consumer Protection Act.

Source: Guns Don’t Have to Meet Mandatory Safety Regulations Before Hitting the Market

January 2, 2016

Open Carry Gun Laws Make It Harder to Protect the Public, Police Chiefs Say | Mother Jones

A 911 call just before a deadly rampage in Colorado Springs highlights the problem.

Source: Open Carry Gun Laws Make It Harder to Protect the Public, Police Chiefs Say | Mother Jones

January 1, 2016

Being a cop showed me just how racist and violent the police are. There’s only one fix. – The Washington Post

We don’t need more training. Bad cops need to be punished.

Source: Being a cop showed me just how racist and violent the police are. There’s only one fix. – The Washington Post

December 30, 2015

Ammosexuals Fuming As Texas Businesses Push Back Against New Handgun Open Carry Law «

Texas will allow gun-obsessed lunatics to open carry handguns beginning in January, but some businesses aren’t having it.

Source: Ammosexuals Fuming As Texas Businesses Push Back Against New Handgun Open Carry Law «

December 29, 2015

27 Americans were shot and killed on Christmas day – The Washington Post

Gun violence never takes a holiday.

Source: 27 Americans were shot and killed on Christmas day – The Washington Post

December 27, 2015

How I Got Licensed to Carry a Concealed Gun in 32 States by Barely Trying | Mother Jones

I was clueless, hung over, and totally worthless with a firearm. Four hours later, I was officially qualified to pack heat.

Source: How I Got Licensed to Carry a Concealed Gun in 32 States by Barely Trying | Mother Jones

December 27, 2015

‘Responsible Gun Owner’ Shoots McDonald’s Patron For Telling Him His Order Was Ready (VIDEO) ‹ Winning Democrats: Winning Hearts and Minds

I hear the new happy meal toys are NRA-approved bobbleheads.

Source: ‘Responsible Gun Owner’ Shoots McDonald’s Patron For Telling Him His Order Was Ready (VIDEO) ‹ Winning Democrats: Winning Hearts and Minds

December 26, 2015

The NRA’s brazen shell game with donations: A Yahoo News investigation

The National Rifle Association raises millions of dollars in donations, but the way these are solicited and handled seems to violate key provisions of both tax law and the Federal Election Campaign Act, according to some of the nation’s top experts on these statutes. Contributions to the association

Source: The NRA’s brazen shell game with donations: A Yahoo News investigation

November 20, 2015

Back to (our) Future

Public polling shows that the things Sanders talked about in his speech are things that most Americans agree with and approve of. They are, as Sanders worded it,

Source: Back to (our) Future