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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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2nd Amendment Obsolete?

There is an excellent article over on the Washington Monthly site that is definitely worth a look, The Second Amendment Is an Anachronism by Martin Longman. In it, Longman takes a good hard look at the second amendment, where it came from, and why it is really in the Constitution. His answer? It was written…

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The NRA Boycott

Student activists protesting the Portland, Florida high school shooting take on the NRA… and win Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Portland, Florida are standing up and fighting back for gun control Students are terrified and outraged by the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Portland, Florida on Valentine’s Day where…

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Could Banks Control Guns?

This one we got from our friend and frequent contributor, Peter H. Salus. He directs us to an op-ed piece over at the New York Times that is really rather remarkable. In How Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t, Andrew Ross Sorkin argues that if Washington is incapable of passing meaningful gun control…

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Silencing The Victims

Rather than write about the Right’s incredible attempt to silence and demonize the young people protesting gun violence, we’ll just leave this image right here…

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