I grew up and raised my family in Newtown, Connecticut — and own guns. After 26 of my neighbors were massacred, I signed up to see how the organization that controls our gun debates works.
The National Rifle Association is walking back comments it made referring to a pro-gun group as “scary” and “downright weird.”
When Michael Bloomberg announced he would spend $50 million on gun control this year, he said he hoped to make the National Rifle Association “afraid.” This weekend, the Bloomberg-backed group Everytown for Gun Safety will help pay to send hundreds of anti-gun violence supporters to the NRA’s annual convention in Indianapolis.
“My point is simple, more guns doesn’t mean less crime as the NRA repeatedly tries to tell you — it means more gun violence, more death, and more profits for the gun manufacturers,” Morgan said in the final segment of his CNN show Piers Morgan Live.
The producer plans to tackle the National Rifle Association in a new movie starring Meryl Streep that he claims will make the gun rights organization “wish they weren’t alive.” (UPDATED)
The model is to go silent for at least a day, depending on the scope of the tragedy.
“This administration should get serious about prosecuting violent criminals who misuse guns and stop focusing its efforts on law-abiding gun owners,” says NRA spokesperson Andrew Arulanandam.
Kessler said he doesn’t regret anything he posted on YouTube.
The mayor’s office says the chief is acting within his First Amendment right to express himself in his free time.
The groups reportedly didn’t interact on the one-year anniversary of the theater shooting.
“It’s a dead story,” Zombie Industries CEO Roger Davis tells BuzzFeed. “Not intentional.”
Months after Obama’s gun control push went down in flames, opponents and supporters of the effort agree that it reframed the conversation. Vice President Joe Biden will give a speech Tuesday celebrating the White House’s efforts.
It’s good to be Governor of Texas.
Powerful website puts faces on the background check vote failure.
Sarah Palin also a featured speaker at NRA’s May 3rd “Leadership Forum.”
“This legislation met [the] test,” Obama says. “Too many Senators failed theirs.”
With time running out for a deal, proponents hope extra time granted by attack will tilt the scales in their favor.
The bill now goes to Democratic Governor Dannel P. Malloy, who plans to sign it at noon on Thursday, Associated Press reports.
A pointed rejection of the NRA in Colorado.
A fresh approach after school leaders balked.
“Shame on us if we’ve forgotten. I haven’t forgotten those kids. Shame on us if we’ve forgotten,” Obama says.
Democrat Governor John Hickenlooper is also planning to sign a bill reviving user fees for gun purchasers needing background checks, Associated Press reports. Colorado charged $10 background-check fees more than a decade ago, but the fees were dropped.
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