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Obama to Announce New Executive Action on Guns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, congress, gun control, usa )

Cal
- 208 days ago - cnn.com
President Barack Obama is expected to announce in the coming days a new executive action with the goal of expanding background checks on gun sales, people familiar with White House planning said.
Congress: Stop Blocking Gun Violence Research · Change.Org
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA, Congress, gun control, gun research, violence, mass shootings, mass casualties )

Barbara
- 234 days ago - change.org
An average of 32 people are killed by a gun in America every day, and yet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can't even conduct research into the root causes of all forms of gun violence. How can we take meaningful action without knowledge?
Guns In America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, GOP Lies, Gun Control, InsaniTEA, mass shootings, Obama )

Lynn
- 288 days ago - politicsplus.org
On 02/10/2015, I did a piece called Under the Gun in which I didn't even scratch the surface of mass shootings, in the wake of the Umpqua Community College shooting. I also looked at some of the reactions of Congress members.
The Oregon Sheriff's Position on Gun Control Is More Radical Than We Think | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, US Constitution, Oath Keepers, far Right, Sandy Hook, posse comitatus, sheriffs, letter to Joe Biden, Southern Poverty Law Center, Patriot Movement, Cliven Bundy )

Barbara
- 293 days ago - thenation.com
The idea expressed [by Sheriff John Hanlin], that sheriffs are the ultimate arbiters of constitutionality, has become a popular idea on the radical right. There are several national movements that champion this cause,
TALK ABOUT CRAZY: Donald Trump Says Gun Violence Isn't a Problem---Crazy People Are
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Donald Trump, usa, propaganda, candidates, elections, ethics )

Cal
- 334 days ago - vice.com
On Thursday, one day after two Virginia journalists were shot to death on live television, presidential hopeful and hubris incarnate Donald Trump said gun violence isn't a problem in AmericaâEUR"the real problem, he argued, is one of mental health.
Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA ~ VIDEO ATTACHED
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PBS Video, Americans, NRA, power, gun laws, gun control, gun lobby, government, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, republicans, freedoms, abuse, politics, media )

Carrie
- 357 days ago - pbs.org
Tonight on many PBS stations, don't miss an encore presentation of Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA ~ veteran filmmaker Michael Kirk's investigation of the NRA, its political evolution and influence, and how it has consistently succeeded in ...
Louisiana's Gun Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Louisiana, NRA, Bobby Jindal, Gun Laws, Gun Control, Gun Safety, Gun Violence, ethics, crime, government, republicans, politics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 368 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Louisiana has some of the weakest ~ if not the weakest ~ gun laws in the nation. Louisiana does not require gun dealers to obtain a state license. It does not limit the number of guns that may be purchased at one time. And it has no laws restricting ...
More Soldiers Killed At Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, violence, domestic terrorism, gun control, gun laws, death, politics, government, society, military, ethics, news, politics )

Carrie
- 375 days ago - thinkprogress.org
After yesterday's mass shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, we have yet another tragedy to add to the list of shootings of service-members on our home soil. Details are still emerging about the alleged shooter, now dead, and how he obtained his weapon.
WATCH: MSNBC Host Goes Berserk When Ex-Cheney Aide Says It's Too Soon to Talk About Guns ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, gun control, gun violence, gun laws, government, ethics, democrats, republicans, politics, dishonesty, news, elections, freedoms, congress )

Carrie
- 401 days ago - rawstory.com
After a years-long pattern of mass shootings followed by conservatives who always say that it's too soon after the tragedy to talk about gun control, MSNBC Alex Witt finally hit her breaking point on Saturday.
Sen. Rubio, Rep. Jordan Propose Repealing D.C. Gun Control Laws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Rubio, Jordan, republicans, gun control, gun control laws, D.C., politics, news, ethics, government, corruption, dishonesty, congress, abuse )

Carrie
- 488 days ago - washingtonpost.com
If embraced by Republican leaders of the House and Senate, the legislation could force a Second Amendment showdown with President Obama by pushing the needle on gun control far to the right on the streets of the nationâEUR(TM)s capital, just two years ...
Explosive Exchange at Gun Hearing Between Ted Cruz and Dianne Feinstein ~ VIDEO   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Ted Cruz, Dianne Feinstein, guns, gun control, assault weapons, congress, government, ethics, crime, politics, freedoms, republicans, democrats, abuse, news, media, dishonesty, terrorism )

Carrie
- 491 days ago - youtu.be
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) sparred aggressively Thursday, March 14th during Senate Judiciary Committee debate over assault weapons ban legislation.
ANALYSIS: Whatever Happened to Gun Control?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, usa, gun control, media )

Cal
- 665 days ago - thenation.com
The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn't--and how reformers might still win.
At the Supreme Court, the NRA Finally Loses One
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, NRA, gun control, Good News, Americans, government, news )

Carrie
- 770 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The Supreme Court did something today I didn't think was possible: It actually disagreed with the National Rifle Association. In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court rejected pleas by the NRA to essentially gut safeguards implemented to prevent the...
Gun Control Activists March Across The Brooklyn Bridge Demanding Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, usa, gun control, acitivsts, acitvism, news )

Cal
- 773 days ago - npr.org
Hundreds of activists marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, demanding reforms to the country's gun policies.

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