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Red Bullets

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An astute observation I’ve heard made made is that Republicans and their president like to incite gun violence… as long as the targets are Democrats. They don’t care if the bullet is stronger than the ballot, and has been for the last 56 years, because it has usually worked out in their favor. It’s been…

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“Smart” Guns Dumbed Down

Here is an interesting factoid. It is possible…even easy…to build a gun that only the registered owner can fire. The same technology that we use to secure cars with wireless ignitions could be used with firearms. One plan calls for the user to have a bluetooth enabled token in his or her possession, and if…

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What’s Happened To Us?

From CNN: The world wonders what’s happened to America Well, world, we’re not too sure, either. One night, we went to bed in the United States, and the next morning we work up in a Fascist dictatorship run by gun-worshiping fanatics.

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Abolish The Second Amendment!

Editor’s Note: Again, we have had senseless mass shootings. Again, the GOP has prevented any real reform of gun control laws. It seemed fitting, therefore, to rerun the following article by Michael E. Berumen. This appeared back in April of 2018. Alas, so little has changed.     By Michael E. Berumen For some years…

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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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