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The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2nd Amendment, State Militias, Slave Patrols, slavery, Virginia, freeing slaves, property, guns, 'rights' to property )

Barbara
- 15 days ago - rawstory.com
In the beginning, there were the militias. In the South, they were also called the 'slave patrols,' and they were regulated by the states. 'Well-regulated Militias' kept the slaves in chains. That's why the Constitution emphasizes STATES' rights to them
10 Quotes The Founding Fathers Never Said
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: history, Founding Fathers, misquotations, religion, guns, prejudice )

Freya
- 22 days ago - listverse.com
Some quotes are garbled versions of what they said that distort their meaning, and some are total fabrications by people who want to win an argument and think creating a fake quote is a good tactic to use.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, congress, guns, gun laws )

Animae
- 42 days ago - dailykos.com
They need to pass real gun control now!!!
Samantha BEEmoans the GOP Response
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bee, guns, lgbt, satire, video )

TomCat
- 42 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
PREVENTING ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING - PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns, military style guns, mass shootings )

Animae
- 43 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
America MUST ban military-style assault weapons, NOW.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, finance, terrorism, banks, money laundering, disability, service animals, guns, climate change )

Joanne
- 116 days ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. A few items this week which seem to me to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, hate, disrespect, guns )

Joanne
- 191 days ago - politicsplus.org
Another incident I feel deserves the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, choice, cigarette, cocaine, DEA, death, drugs, ecstasy, Erinyes, Furies, Fury, Guns, kingpin, meth, outrage, politics, Sarah Furay, shooting, smoking, stochastic terrorism, Terrorism, twitter, waitress )

Joanne
- 233 days ago - politicsplus.org
Post to TomCat's blog. More stories which seem to call for the intervention of the mythological Furies.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Black Lives Matter, Erinyes, Furies, Fury, Guns, Guttony, killed by Police, Labor, labor unions, Lockheed-Martin, NAACP, NLRB, OUR Walmart, outrage, petition, politics, productivity gains, Racism, retaliation, surveillance, Walmart, white supremacy )

Joanne
- 240 days ago - politicsplus.org
A new installment on TomCat's blog highlighting outrages that appear to call for intervention by the Greek Furies.
President Obama: Keep Guns Away From Violent Abusers ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, guns, abuse, ethics, government, obama, politics )

Beverly
- 279 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Tell President Obama: "Take executive action to close the 'boyfriend loophole' and prevent abusers from easy access to guns."
Tell Congress to Take Action to End Gun Violence ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, guns, society, politics, crime, murder, death, ethics, congress )

Beverly
- 296 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Your member of Congress needs to hear that you care about this.
Last Week's Republican Doozies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ammosexuals, GOP lies, guns, InsaniTEA )

TomCat
- 366 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Tell U.S. Reps They're Wrong to Block Gun Violence Research ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, usa, society, guns, crime, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 377 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
It's time to treat our problem of gun violence like the public health crisis it is.
The Lies of the NRA and the Myth of the Second Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guns, NRA, self-defense, US, personal, firearms, gun, lobby )

Sam
- 404 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Contrary to what the gun lobby argues, personal firearms in the United States are rarely used for self-defense.
 

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