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Wed, 01/23/2013 - 22:52
Currently, Americans can buy firearms through "private sales" in more than 40 states without undergoing any type of screening. Even when individuals do undergo a background check when buying a gun in this country, the screening for mental health history is cursory at best. The specific...
Wed, 01/23/2013 - 22:45
In the wake of the Supreme Court's 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education, which called for the integration of public schools eight Southern states passed nullification resolutions declaring the unconstitutionality of the Brown decision. Several of them borrowed language directly from Civil...
Wed, 06/06/2012 - 02:00
The NRA hosted a panel at the June 8 Conservative Political Action Conference in Chicago entitiled, "Defending Self-Defense: The Liberal's Shadow War on Second Amendment," and it must be a shadow war because setbacks for pro-gunners have been few and far between over the last four years. But they'...
Thu, 03/29/2012 - 07:31
If Harlon Carter, Ted Nugent, and other NRA peddlers of vigilantism wanted a poster boy for their ideas about justice and the "rule of law," they have certainly found one in George Zimmerman.
Mon, 02/27/2012 - 03:00
When NRA President David Keene presented Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli with the “Defender of Freedom Award” on behalf of the NRA and the American Conservative Union, he praised Cuccinelli on a variety of issues, but made no mention of of the Second Amendment or Cuccinelli’s record on the...
Wed, 02/22/2012 - 15:05
If this year's "Trigger the Vote" campaign ads are anything like years past (such as this one where an NRA supporter responds to the question, "What are you gonna do when they come take away your gun, huh?" by screaming "I'll tell those son of a bitches to get off my property, I'll kick the ****...
Tue, 12/20/2011 - 08:25
With the catastrophic collapse of Herman Cain's presidential ambitions, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has clawed his way back to national relevancy in the GOP primary process. But while Cain was mocked for a profound ignorance of world events and his inspirational speeches quoting...
Tue, 11/22/2011 - 09:17
These days, it's hard not to notice Grover Norquist. For the past 25 years, he has locked the Republican Party in a stranglehold with his Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) pledge that binds signatories to vote "NO" on any legislation that would increase the marginal tax rate, no matter how modestly....
Thu, 11/03/2011 - 08:38
During the 2008 presidential election season, controversy erupted when it was revealed that Democratic candidate Barack Obama was a long-time member of a church headed by "Black Liberation" theologian Jeremiah Wright. The dissemination of Reverend Wright's inflammatory remarks about America caused...
Tue, 10/04/2011 - 07:21
Earlier this month, the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence launched www.MeetTheNRA.org, a website that shines a light on the unsavory conduct of the 76 members of the National Rifle Association (NRA) Board of Directors. The site allows them to comment on the issues of the day in their own words...
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