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Virginia Beach: A Response

Virginia Beach et al: The following was my response to another friend: No simple answer to your question, Laurie. But five that come to mind are: 1) Not only simply effecting more gun control, but also taking steps to remove the proliferation of guns from our society. That means removing the profit incentive from gun…

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Secret Listing of the NRA Board of Directors, 2019-2020

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By K. Thomas Ross “[The NRA’s] promotional and propaganda … constitute its major reasons for existence. It does not … relieve the government of its burden of [gun safety and military gun training] education. If [the NRA] should succeed to any large extent in teaching the youth of the nation to shoot, without at the…

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When Will It End?

Marv Conan is an award-winning musician and activist whose music dovetails with his politics in often quite brilliant ways. We’ve written about him before. (Check out “Take Away His Keys,”  from November of last year.) Now he’s back with another thoughtful and compelling piece, “When Will It End?” In it, he looks at the horror…

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David Hogg Victim of Swatting “Prank”

The Guardian is reporting that David Hogg, the Parkland school shooting survivor who has become a well-known gun control advocate, was “swatted” on Tuesday, 5 June. Swatting is a so-called prank in which someone calls the police and reports that there is a violent incident underway at the home, school, or workplace of the victim.…

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And We Sell Still More Guns

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Huffpost is reporting that Donald Trump is working to make it easier and cheaper for US gun manufacturers to sell their product overseas. His greed knows no bounds. Makes perfect sense to me that he is reducing the restrictions on the exportation of death so arms manufacturers and dealers can make a bloody buck. SAD!…

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A Father Risen, In His Fury

There is a fascinating article over on the Guardian site, Fred Guttenberg will not sit down: Florida father demands gun reform by Lois Beckett. Guttenberg was, alas, one of the parents who lost a child in the Parkland shooting. But, now, notes Ms. Beckett, he is after justice. He has thrown himself in the struggle…

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NRA: Russian Front Operation?

Wondering just how entangled the National Rifle Association is with Russian Intelligence? Well, you can get a pretty good idea how much the two groups are in bed with one another by giving a listen to this National Public Radio broadcast, Depth Of Russian Politician’s Cultivation Of NRA Ties Revealed, reported by Tim Mak, with…

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Trump, Champion of…Gun Control?

It seems that Donald Trump has come out in favor of Gun Control. Wait. What? No. Really. It’s true. It seems that in a meeting on Wednesday, Trump told a crowd of Democrats and Republicans that he favors some sort of comprehensive gun control program to prevent more mass killings, like those at Parkland and…

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