Category Archives: Guns

Thanks for Nothing

In other the-NRA-is-terrible news, Senator Mark Pryor is receiving no thanks from the NRA for voting to kill universal background checks. Last year, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) voted against a popular proposal to require people who purchase firearms online or … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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NRA: Gun Control Advocates Are Pro-Domestic Violence

It’s forgone that the NRA sits atop the list of Worst Persons in the World, but this is a reach that deserves special recognition. According to the NRA, the Ray Rice domestic violence case shows that people who are in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Nobody Could Have Predicted

The inevitable has occurred following the passage of a law allowing for the concealed carry of firearms on college campuses in Idaho. Local ABC affiliate KIDK reports that a professor at Idaho State University shot himself in the middle of … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Gun Nuts Will Buy Anything

While you can still import and purchase AK-47 rifles made by competitors, including a Russian-made version, imports of the original manufactured by Kalashnikov were banned as part of the economic sanctions levied against Russia. But gun nuts don’t appreciate nuance … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bad to Worse

The already very bad story of the 9-year-old girl who killed her instructor with an Uzi seems even more heinous in hindsight as the Associated Press shares details on what happened to the girl at the time of the shooting. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Back to School: Don’t Mind The Long Rifles

I have no idea what could justify a K-12 school police force carrying long rifles, but apparently officers will be packing in Compton, California as children head back to school. “This is our objective — save lives, bottom line,” Compton … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Running With Scissors

Here’s a great idea: let’s open the doorway to selling alcohol at gun shows. From the Associated Press: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas could start allowing alcohol sales at gun shows provided they don’t allow live ammunition or let buyers … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Not Satire: New NRA Video Endorses Gun Permits for Blind People

Several weeks ago, we covered one of several bizarre new videos released by the National Rifle Association in which a “commentator” pitches one or more ridiculous ideas for how to expand gun rights in the United States. In that video, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Self-Parody

Today NRA News tells us that blind people with guns aren’t as big of a threat as you think they are because pseudo-science says they may actually see better than you do. I’m barely paraphrasing. Every law-abiding, blind individual should … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Militias and Sovereign Citizen Groups are a Greater Combined Terror Threat Than Islamic Jihad

Not too long ago, I referred to open carry protesters as being comparable to terrorists. The reasons are obvious: in an age when armed madmen routinely blitz through schools and movie theaters, gunning down innocent people, it’s not such a … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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We Watched This Insanely Ridiculous NRA Video So You Don’t Have To

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been responsible for countless nonsensical, totally illogical and sadistically irrational pro-gun slogans. It’s kind of what the NRA does. Its executive vice president and chief crackpot, Wayne LaPierre is a never-ending geyser of these … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

A new law taking effect in Kentucky this week aims to reduce domestic violence by putting guns in the hands of even more people. via Mother Jones The new Kentucky law, which passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, doesn’t stop abusers … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Arms Race

Public colleges in Idaho had no plans to arm their campus police force, but now they have no choice. Idaho public colleges did not previously arm their campus officers. But Idaho State University director of public safety Steve Chatterton said … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Let’s Call ‘Open Carry’ Gun Gangs What They Are: Extremists and Terrorists

On Monday, the Houston chapter of Open Carry Texas had originally planned an armed march into the Fifth Ward, a predominantly African-American community. The group canceled the event because, they say, one of the members was committed to a previously … Continue reading
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Crazy Florida Tackles Non-Crisis: Kids Who Are Unfairly Punished for Pop Tart Guns

Over the weekend, Twitchy.com and Michelle Malkin blasted President Obama for ordering an investigation into the very serious issue of the dwindling bee population, noting that he should probably be focused on more important things like the never-ending tensions in … Continue reading
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How Many Responsible Gun Owners Shot Themselves in the Penis?

A few days ago in Macon, Georgia, at a Sunoco filling station, an unidentified man was holstering his firearm when his gun accidentally discharged. The bullet slammed clean through his penis and exited from his butt. Instead of calling an … Continue reading
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SCOTUS: Straw Purchases of Guns Are Illegal

In a rare win for gun control advocates and people who aren’t insane, the Supreme Court ruled today that purchasing a gun for someone else is illegal even if the person who ultimately receives the weapon can legally obtain it … Continue reading
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How to Drastically Reduce School Shootings in America

Just stop counting them. In a news report published Thursday, CNN amends its prior reporting that there were 74 school shootings since the Newtown Massacre — a number calculated by gun violence prevention group Everytown for Gun Safety — and … Continue reading
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The Next Witch Hunt

Remember Darrell Issa? Whatever happened to that guy after he was handed his hat by House leadership and kept out of the Select Solyndra IRS Committee to Investigate the Benghazi ACORN Birth Certificate? Chairman Issa has been busy, apparently. He … Continue reading
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Bad Guy With Gun Stopped by Good Guy With Pepper Spray

The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun, right? Maybe not. SEATTLE (AP) — When a lone gunman armed with a shotgun at a small Seattle university stopped firing at … Continue reading
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