Posts Tagged "gun control"
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    Sep 18, 2013 6:40 pm

    politicalprof:

    David Frum, former speechwriter for George W. Bush, explains the right’s approach to talking about guns after … mass murders with guns. Numbers 3, 4 and 5 are mantra.

    ht: ThinkProgress

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    Sep 01, 2013 11:27 am

    How The Future Might Look If We Don't Push For Gun Control

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    Aug 24, 2013 3:47 pm
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    Jun 25, 2013 7:11 pm
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    Jun 21, 2013 2:05 pm

    eddietg:

    YES

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    May 15, 2013 3:22 pm

    Here’s How Much It Costs To Block A Bill That 91% Of Americans Support

    There’s nothing a little (or huge) campaign donation can’t make you forget about, right? Even that pesky thing called American safety.

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    May 09, 2013 8:27 pm

    Australia Is An Example Of Effective Gun Control. America Is An Example Of Ignoring Australia.

    The similarities between Australia and America are pretty striking. The enormous difference, however, is the distinct lack of pro-gun special-interest power in the Australian government. If that blows your mind, check this out: Australian gun control was enacted by conservative politicians against the will of their conservative constituency. If Australian politicians can overlook a powerful minority to pass something that a nationwide majority approves of, why can’t our own suits and ties do it too?

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    May 08, 2013 12:50 pm

    Maybe When This Gun Control Opponent Watches The Footage, He'll Realize How Bad His Arguments Were

    When John Oliver went to Australia to confront the charlatans claiming to have effectively regulated guns, he quickly discovered that maybe some of the arguments from American anti-gun-control groups were flawed. All of the arguments to be more specific. 

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    May 06, 2013 7:11 pm

    cheatsheet:

    Not The Onion:

    The news that a 5-year-old had shot and killed his 2-year-old sister sparked a storm of outrage Wednesday, and much of the ire was directed at the fact that he used a .22-caliber rifle manufactured by Crickett, an arm of Keystone Sporting Arms that designs weapons specifically for children. The 5-year-old’s gun—which had been given to him as a birthday present—was marketed with the tagline “My first rifle.” Crickett’s website featured not just a friendly, cartoonish green insect as the company logo, but photos of young children cradling their weapons.

    Read more about the guns marketed to children. (Emphasis in above quote ours.)

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    May 01, 2013 2:50 pm
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