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Watch: More Than Two Dozen School Shootings In The Year Since Newtown

by David Badash ● 6:16 PM December 14, 2013
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America’s children have lived through at least 25 school shootings in the year since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, that left 20 first grade students and six of their teachers dead.

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Democracy Fail

by David Badash ● 7:27 PM April 17, 2013
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“Today was a democracy #FAIL in the US Senate,” writes Memeographs creator Scott Wooledge.

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Watch: Obama Speaks On ‘Common-Sense Measures To Reduce Gun Violence’ In CT

by David Badash ● 5:24 PM April 8, 2013
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President Barack Obama today spoke on “common-sense measures to reduce gun violence.” Full video.

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A Better Way To Stop A Bad Man With A Gun, Than A Good Man With A Gun

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 12:57 PM April 4, 2013
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Since the NRA has has hardened congress’ hearts to gun legislation, let’s harden our schools to NRA-enabled shooters.

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Hey, Wayne, Here’s Your Gun Control Ad You’ll See During The Super Bowl

by David Badash ● 3:32 PM February 3, 2013
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Here’s the gun control (I know, we’re not supposed to call it “gun control” anymore) ad that NRA head Wayne LaPierre and millions of Americans will see during today’s Super Bowl.

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Watch: Speech By Father Of Slain Sandy Hook Child That Got Heckled By Gun Advocates

by David Badash ● 4:48 PM January 28, 2013
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Neil Heslin lost his six-year old boy — “my only family” in December’s Sandy Hook massacre. Today, Heslin delivered emotional testimony asking why assault weapons are necessary — and got heckled.

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Watch: President Obama Reveals Comprehensive Gun Program (Full Text And Video)

by David Badash ● 1:14 PM January 16, 2013
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The President and Vice President reveal a comprehensive program to curb gun violence, including 23 executive orders and legislation they urge Congress to pass.

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On Our Radar – Paul McCartney And The Sandy Hook Deniers

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 8:00 AM January 13, 2013
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Members of the Tin Foil Hat Club (Bushmaster Branch) believe the government faked the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School to scare Americans into turning in their guns. Today, the Sandy Hook Deniers are On Our Radar.

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Biden At Gun Control Meeting Talks Presidential Executive Order Plus Legislation

by David Badash ● 1:20 PM January 9, 2013
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Joe Biden opened his White House commission on guns by stating the President is prepared to act, and those actions may include an executive order as well as legislation.

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NRA Invited To White House To Discuss Gun Control

by David Badash ● 2:40 PM January 8, 2013
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The NRA has been invited to the White House this week to discuss gun control, as part of Vice President Biden’s task force that is exploring options.

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GOP Congressman: No Background Checks For Assault Rifles, Because, ‘Freedom’

by David Badash ● 1:53 PM January 6, 2013
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Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) today refused to support closing the gun show loophole and refused to make background checks for all purchases of assault rifles mandatory because “the second amendment is about freedom.”

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On Our Radar – 26 Acts Of Kindness – Are You In?

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 8:00 AM December 30, 2012

In the wake of our nation’s grief over the Sandy Hook massacre, NBC’s Ann Curry has urged Americans to undertake one act of kindness for each of the 26 innocent lives that were lost. Are you in? Today, 26 Acts of Kindness, are On Our Radar.

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Revenge: Blogger Posts Personal Info Of Journalists Who Published Gun Permit Holders’ Names

by David Badash ● 1:30 PM December 27, 2012
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The name, photo, address, phone number, Twitter and Facebook accounts, and even personal habits of some of the employees of a local newspaper that posted names and addresses of gun permit holders have been published.

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Newtown: Police, Fire, Motorcycle Group, Among Do-Gooders Preventing Westboro Funeral Picket

by David Badash ● 4:07 PM December 19, 2012
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Police and firefighters from as far away as NYC traveled to Newtown and Woodbury, CT to stop a picket of today’s Sandy Hook funerals by the Westboro Baptist Church.

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