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US Politics & Gov't

Occupy Draws a Bead on the NRA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA< lobbying, political influence, news, gun control, propaganda, corruption, Koch Brothers, Occcupy Wall Street, radical right, government, usa )

Cal
- 821 days ago - motherjones.com
The movement that went after Wall Street has a new target.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Condemn the Four Democratic Senators Too Cowardly to Allow a Vote on Background Checks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, congress )

Cal
- 824 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Because of 45 senators, including four Democrats, the American people won't get an up-or-down vote on even the most modest part of the president's gun regulation agenda.
MORONS! Background Checks Voted Down; Senate Gun Bill in Peril
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans )

Cal
- 832 days ago - cbsnews.com
In a major setback for gun control advocates, the Senate Wednesday voted down a key amendment to the embattled Democratic gun bill, signaling the increasingly dim prospects of any meaningful legislative action aimed at strengthening America's gun laws.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate: Pass Universal Background Checks for All Gun Purchases
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, republicans )

Cal
- 838 days ago - signon.org
If a background check is needed to join the military and carry a weapon in Iraq, we should require the same of people who want to carry one at home.
New Research Confirms Gun Rampages Are Rising--and Armed Civilians Don't Stop Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans )

Cal
- 839 days ago - motherjones.com
Data on 84 attacks echoes MoJo's investigation and further debunks the NRA's "good guys with guns" myth.
60 MINUTES: Newtown Families Voice Support for Gun Control
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, congress )

Cal
- 842 days ago - cbsnews.com
"Newtown" is now synonymous with unimaginable tragedy. But many of the families who suffered through it call it something else,"12/14," the December day that they lost a son, daughter, or wife when a dark young man with dark dreams awoke, murdered his mot
Conn. Governor Set To Sign Gun Control Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans )

Cal
- 846 days ago - npr.org
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to sign a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown.
Inside the NRA's Koch-Funded Dark-Money Campaign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA< lobbying, political influence, news, gun control, propaganda, corruption, Koch Brothers, radical right, government, usa )

Cal
- 847 days ago - motherjones.com
How the National Rifle Association sold its grassroots firepower to the Kochs, Karl Rove, and conservative donors
Ban Assault Weapons ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

Nancy
- 860 days ago - signon.org
While it is true that people kill people, and that guns do not shoot themselves, it is also true that mass execution would not be possible without such high capacity weapons. How many people have to die before we ban those weapons?
Talk Of Zombies Aside, Gun Bills Face Political Reality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, issues, gun control, partisan politics, ssequestration, republicans, democrats, usa, news, obama, politics )

Cal
- 864 days ago - npr.org
Two more gun control bills are heading to the Senate floor after narrowly winning approval from the Senate Judiciary Committee this week.
5 Issues Facing Congress That Are Even Tougher Than the Sequester
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, issues, gun control, partisan politics, ssequestration, republicans, democrats, usa, news, obama, politics )

Cal
- 877 days ago - theweek.com
When lawmakers return they'll find at least five pressing matters that require their immediate attention.
Gun-Control Bills Pass Colorado House: Was Aurora a Tipping Point? (+Video)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA< lobbying, political influence, health, news, gun control, propaganda, corruption, government, usa, healthcare )

Cal
- 888 days ago - csmonitor.com
The Colorado House passed four gun-control measures Monday, a notable shift for a typically libertarian, pro-gun state. Has the political climate changed enough for bills to pass state Senate?
New Player in Gun Control Ad Wars
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Newtown Massacre, gun violence, children, news, government, ethics, media, lies, politics, americans, media, congress )

Cal
- 892 days ago - politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com
MoveOn.org is moving into the TV fight over curbing gun violence.The progressive group says that it's going up with a television commercial that goes after members of Congress who accept donations from the National Rifle Association.
Thunderous Applause As President Obama Implores 'They Deserve A Vote' On Gun Measures At State Of The Union (With VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, violence, safety, society, politics, NRA, sadness, crime, ethics, children, death, culture, law, government )

CarrieEye
- 895 days ago - mediaite.com
President Obama capped off Tuesday night's State of the Union Address with an extended portion on gun violence in which he named several of the measures under consideration, including the assault weapons ban, and called on Congress to vote on all of them.
Progressive Group Expands Ad Buy Targeting McConnell - WATCH
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Mitch McConnell, government, violence, safety, Americans, media, politics, republicans, goodnews )

CarrieEye
- 897 days ago - thehill.com
A progressive group attacking Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on gun control is expanding its ad buy through Tuesday after receiving thousands of donations following the initial airing of the ad.

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