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By Zach Jones On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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Richard Dreyfuss calls for rewriting of Second Amendment to require ‘participation in a militia’

Hollywood star Richard Dreyfuss made headlines after speaking out on the 2nd Amendment, offering up his ideas on a revision. Speaking with the New York Observer, the Jaws actor said the re-write needs to make it More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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3 more dead, child on shooter shot as Chicago shootings continue over weekend

The violence continues to be out of control in Chicago as three men have been killed and at least 31 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night. A 12-year-old was shot in the More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence petition for NRA investigation, gun control support falling among blacks

Gun control advocates are calling on the Federal Election, accusng the group of failing to report millions of dollars in political expenditures over the last several election cycles. New data from Yahoo shows that More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Chicago’s weekend death toll rises to 15, over 80 injured as Confederate flag debate distracts the public

Authorities have updated the reported violence in Chicago over the holiday weekend, which once again garnered national attention after more than 80 people were shot, at least 15 of them fatally. “It’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Al Jazeera mocks Americans as fat, gun-toting racists in new video

Al Jazeera’s AJ+ posted a Fourth of July-themed video mocking Americans as fat, gun-toting, pill-popping, racist porn watchers. While some laugh off the clip titled “Americans Show Why USA Is The #1 Country More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, July 4th, 2015
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An Open Letter To The NRA, From A Libertarian

I am writing you today out of concern for the National Rifle Association, of which I am a proud member.  Recently I switched from the Republican Party to the Libertarian Party and I explain why here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-i-am-libertarian-john-jd-pierce?trk=prof-post. I More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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President Obama on ‘senseless murders’ in SC church, denies violence in ‘other advanced countries’

President Obama on Thursday called the nine deaths in the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting “senseless murders” and suggested more gun control is needed in the wake of the tragedy. Vox raced More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Ted Cruz on gun control: ‘Second Amendment is not for hunting,’ gun bans lead to tyranny

2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was interviewed by Guns.com at the NRA’s Annual Meeting and Exhibit in Nashville, Tennessee and discussed the Second Amendment and how public opinion is trumped by More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Full transcript: Ted Cruz speech at Liberty University March 23, 2015

This is a transcript of Ted Cruz’s speech at Liberty University on March 23, 20155, officially announcing his intention to run for President. TED CRUZ: Good to see you.  (APPLAUSE) Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Critics call Sean Penn a hypocrite over gun ownership with ‘The Gunman’ film

In January 2013, Sean Penn went on MSNBC’s Hardball to attack gun ownership as a real emergency, criticized personal firearms as “cowardly killing machines” and sold all his guns in order that they might More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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ATF head B Todd Jones resigns in the of ammo ban backlash

The director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives resigned on Friday, possibly related to the “backdoor ammo ban” of the 5.56 M855 bullets for the AR-15. ABC News reported that More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Obama administration retreats from AR-15 ammo ban

After strong public outcry, the Obama administration is backing down on a proposal to ban a bullet commonly used in AR-15 hunting rifles as the ATF is responding and President Obama has been silent on a possible More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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President Obama moves ahead with executive order to ban AR-15 ammo

President Obama moving ahead with executive actions to impose gun control on the nation, targeting the top-selling rifle in the country, the AR-15 style semi-automatic, with a ban on one of the most-used AR bullets More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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George Zimmerman free from federal civil rights lawsuit, ‘not enough evidence’

The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday that it found “insufficient evidence” to bring criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the Hispanic man previously cleared by a Florida court in More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Tampa: 14-year-old Dallas Robinson arrested for the 15th time

Dallas Robinson is just 14 years old but he was arrested early Wednesday for the 15th time. News reports are now going viral on the Internet as the details have emerged. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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New York shooting: Andrew Dossi, Aliro Pellerano identified as officers attacked

New York police have issued a surveillance video clearly showing one of the suspects of shooting attack on two officers in the Bronz Monday. A manhunt was underway late Monday night after two plainclothes NYPD officers More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Missouri: Antonio Martin shooting death sparks new protests, chaos and questions

The mayor of the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley urged calm Wednesday after a white police officer killed a black 18-year-old man, Antonio Martin, who police said pointed a gun at him, sparking new tensions that have More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Educating Your Children on Guns: Here is How

Educating your child on guns is a difficult event if you don’t know how to go about it. However, parents play a pivotal role in their children’s safety. Much like other early childhood education, repetition More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Tampa teen Elijah Howard charged with shooting at school bus

 Tampa police arrested and now charged the 15-year-old boy who shot at a Tampa school bus on Monday. Police say he will still be charged as a juvenile with aggravated assault with a firearm and shooting into an More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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Chris Matthews: still calling Joni Ernst ‘the castrator’ in GOP’s ‘clown car’

Caricature by donkeyhotey MSNBC host Chris Matthews continued his name calling and vitriol to his political adversaries, now calling Joni Ernst the “castrator” and mocking her stance on guns. While hosting Eugene More...

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