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Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, Freedom Group, semiautomatic rifles, Bushmaster XM-15, Newtown, 20 children murdered, 6 educators )

Dandelion
- 88 days ago - unloadtheguns.com
Freedom Group is the industry leader in manufacturing semiautomatic military-style assault weapons with high-capacity ammunition magazines. Freedom Group's Bushmaster XM-15 assault rifle was used to murder 20 children and six educators in Newtown.
Does America Have Enough 'Good Guys' to Go With All of Its Guns?
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, good guys, guns, NRA, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, dishonesty, law, safety )

Carrie
- 208 days ago - theatlanticwire.com
"The whole country... knows the problem was there weren't enough good guys with guns," NRA honcho Wayne LaPierre said in the aftermath of the Navy Yard shooting in Washington, D.C. It's a a favorite trope of the gun advocate.
The Same Type Of Gun Was Used In The Navy Yard Shooting, Sandy Hook, And The Aurora Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, NRA, crime, gun control, gun laws, sadness, ethics, death, murder, government, politics, humans, safety, society, law, violence, news )

Carrie
- 218 days ago - buzzfeed.com
This is an AR-15-style semi-automatic assault weapon. Currently there are no federal restrictions on owning one. Since 2012, the AR-15-style assault rifle has been involved in seven different large-scale shootings.
NRA Received $1M From Manufacturer of Weapon Used in Newtown Massacre
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, Freedom Group, guns, dishonesty, lies, Newtown, ethics, crime, society, violence, safety, news, murder, death, corruption, usa )

Carrie
- 219 days ago - rawstory.com
A new report released by the Violence Policy Center entitled Blood Money II: How Gun Industry Dollars Fund the NRA (pdf) disproves the NRA's claim that it receives no money from the gun industry.
Colorado Recalls: NRA Doubles Down, Early Vote Results
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, Colorado, recall election, gun restrictions, money, society, sadness, violence, crime, death, children, family, ethics, law, news )

Carrie
- 225 days ago - dailykos.com
The NRA is increasing financial support with $250,000 to try to recall two Colorado Democratic lawmakers who voted for new gun restrictions this year.
How to Finish Off the NRA ~~ Michael Moore
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, NRA, police, politics, safety, society )

Kit
- 406 days ago - readersupportednews.org
The year was 1955. Emmett Till was a young African American boy from Chicago visiting relatives in Mississippi. One day Emmett was seen "flirting" with a white woman in town, and for that he was mutilated and murdered at the age--->
Second Connecticut Senator Slams NRA For Offensive Newtown Shooting Remarks
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, americans, gun violence, NRA, abuse, crime, children, sadness, safety, news, politics, government, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 433 days ago - thinkprogress.org
This past weekend, Wisconsin NRA lobbyist Bob Welch declared at the group's annual meeting that they would soon continue weakening the nation's gun laws, but would have to wait for the "Connecticut effect" to blow over first.
32 Weirdest Celebrities On The NRA's "Enemies" List (PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, society, celebrity, activists, rights, media, violence )

Carrie
- 445 days ago - buzzfeed.com
The NRA has a published list of its enemies, which includes over 200 celebrities. Here's the complete list of celebrities who made the list for "have lent their name and notoriety to anti-gun causes,speaking out for anti-gun legislation and providing a...
Watch Gabby Giffords' Heartfelt Appeal -- Then Call Your Members of Congress VIDEO and PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: gun control, violence, safety, society, politics, NRA, sadness, crime, ethics, children, death, culture, law, government )

Carrie
- 447 days ago - demandaplan.org
Tell your lawmakers that you are calling because we need a plan to end gun violence NOW. We can prevent future tragedies by passing common sense legislation that will:
LaPierre Flip-Flops On Background Checks During Contentious Hearing
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, society, safety, law, NRA, violence )

Carrie
- 447 days ago - nationalmemo.com
When committee chairman Pat Leahy (D-VT) pressed LaPierre on his opposition to the universal background check, LaPierre repeatedly placed blame on the law currently in place
Does the NRA Really Have 4 Million Members?
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, violence, dishonesty, americans, society, culture, politics, safety )

Carrie
- 464 days ago - motherjones.com
Though the group doesn't publish its membership rolls and didn't respond to questions about its size, there's a lot of anecdotal evidence that it is making itself out to be bigger than it truly is.
How NRA's True Believers Converted a Marksmanship Group Into a Mighty Gun Lobby
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, politics, ethics, culture, society, safety, sadness, death, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 464 days ago - washingtonpost.com
In gun lore it's known as the Revolt at Cincinnati. On May 21, 1977, and into the morning of May 22, a rump caucus of gun rights radicals took over the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association.
How a Bit of Satire Earned Me Round-the-Clock Abuse and Threats of Violence From Gun-Nuts
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, rights, media, NRA, americans, society, safety, interesting, ethics, children, sadness )

Carrie
- 467 days ago - alternet.org
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a thoughtful, well-reasoned column suggesting ways to cut down on gun violence in our ever more violent society. It proposed, among other things:
Brady Campaign Rallies Supporters for Comprehensive Gun Reform
Society & Culture  (tags: gun control, violence, safety, society, politics, NRA, sadness, crime, ethics, children, death, culture, law, government )

Carrie
- 468 days ago - nationalmemo.com
"A real movement is happening in the nation, finally, to create change that is far too long overdue,"said Gross, who was joined on the call by Tucson survivor and current Arizona congressman Ron Barber, as well as Virginia Tech survivor Colin Goddard.
The Man Who Would Deport Piers Morgan Goes Nuts on His Show [Updated] (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, death, NRA, gun control, violence, society, culture, ethics, interesting, media )

Carrie
- 469 days ago - nymag.com
Piers Morgan conducted one of his most entertaining interviews in a while on Monday night, although the term "interview" is perhaps a bit generous in describing the tirade from Alex Jones,the talk show host who started the petition to deport Morgan for...
 

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