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Tell Congress: Don't Rush Into Syrian Civil War - Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tom Udall, Syria, war, weapons, rebels, Congress, warmongering )

- 1834 days ago -
Tom is 1 of only 3 Senators on record so far against arming the Syrian rebels with U.S. heavy weapons. Sign the petition to join him. Congress is considering sending heavy weapons to rebels in Syria and some are even calling for US military intervention
U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Key Gun Trafficking Measure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AK-47's, gun trafficking, weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

- 1838 days ago -
The ruling rejected a gun industry lawsuit, and upheld ATF's authority to require gun dealers in southwest border states (Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas) to report bulk sales of semiautomatic rifles, such as AK-47s. This measure provides law
Tell Republicans: Stop Lying About Your Vote Against Background Checks ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

- 1842 days ago -
Calling their votes for the right-wing and pro-gun Grassley-Cruz amendment a vote in support of background checks is an outrageous attempt to rewrite history. We can't let them get away with this.
Call on Congress to Act on Gun Violence ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

- 1870 days ago -
Please join with Daily Kos and Organizing for Action by signing our letter to Congress from hundreds of thousands of people demanding action on gun violence. Next week, Organizing for Action will personally deliver the letter to Congress.
Ban Assault Weapons ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: weapons, assault weapons, guns, gun control, nra, usa, safety, prevention, family )

- 1914 days ago -
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?
Eve of Destruction - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, war, propaganda, power, ethics, corruption, politics, terrorism, cover-up, weapons, DU, fearmongering, crime, abuse )

- 2126 days ago -
Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading? -- Thomas Jefferson
President Obama: Stop U.S. Support for Syrian Weapons ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, human rights, Syria, terrorism, government, freedoms, Russia, US, weapons, arms )

- 2192 days ago -
...But the United States has a dirty little secret -- the U.S. military has a $1 billion dollar contract with the same Russian company, Rosoboronexport. Tell President Obama that the United States needs to cease all contracts with Rosoboronexport.
Report: Military Blew $1 Trillion Dollars On Weapons Since 9/11.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Defense department, 9-11, Weapons, Waste )

- 2412 days ago -
The U.S. military used 9-11 to appropriate hundreds of bilions of dollars for expensive weapons systems while ordinary troops went into battle with old and obsolete equipment.
Mayor Booker's Call to ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: illegal guns, Mayors Against Illegal guns, weapons, Booker )

- 2430 days ago -
Congress is on the verge of passing a law that would deny states the right to decide who can carry hidden, loaded guns. But Newark Mayor Cory Booker is fighting back.
House Takes Aim at Concealed-Carry Laws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: illegal guns, Obama, Mayors Against Illegal guns, weapons )

- 2457 days ago -
Until now, states have been able to set their own rules for concealed-carry permits. New York, for instance, has fairly stringent standards that ban licenses to those convicted of certain misdemeanors, require individuals to demonstrate a legitimate need
Report: Obama Gave Special 'Bunker-Buster' Bombs To Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obama-administration, politics, government, democrats, republicans, u.s., congress, president-obama, interesting, news, bunker-busters, israel, world, middle-east, conflict, terrorism, report, secrets, cover-up, weapons )

- 2458 days ago -
President Obama secretly gave Israel 'bunker-buster' bombs in 2009 according to a newly released report detailing the new increased, but definitely fuzzy support and cooperation between the Israeli military and U.S. Government.
Fix the Budget, Fix America-Please Take Action !!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, war, pentagon, weapons, republicans, military )

- 3056 days ago -
The budget proposal before Congress spends $3.8 trillion of our money. But it doesn't reflect our priorities, or even common sense. The Pentagon and conservatives want to spend $13 billion more on weapons but freeze spending on everything else - inclu
Bush Aide Urges Weapons Ban to Slow Mexican Drug War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, US, Mexico, crime, weapons, drugs, death, violence, corruption )

- 3132 days ago -
The former head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection called Monday for the U.S. to reinstitute the ban on assault weapons and take other measures to rein in the war between Mexico and its drug cartels,
Gun Buyback a Sellout in Troy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Senator Bruno, Gun buyback Program, weapons, incentive, reducing gun violencesafety, police )

- 3191 days ago -
TROY-The city's first-ever gun buyback program took almost 160 guns off the street, including about 80 firearms that were collected in less than two hours Saturday at a local church.
U.S., Canadian Citizens Arrested in Mexico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, USA Marshalls, Canada, Mexico, ammunition, weapons, crime, convicted child molester, captured, violence, abuse )

- 3256 days ago -
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (CNN) -- Mexican police have arrested a "highly dangerous" U.S. citizen wanted on weapons charges, the Michoacan state attorney's office said.

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