Tag Archives: Guns

#Fox Tells Only One Side on CA #Microstamping Law

This article, Gun flight: Smith & Wesson, Ruger quit California over stamping requirement, by Perry Chiaramonte is a classic example of the complete bias and total lack of journalistic integrity that is the hallmark and the brand of Fox News. How … Continue reading

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See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Greg Russak‘s insight: One year ago, Stephen Barton was shot in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater.   In the year since, Congress hasn’t passed comprehensive reforms that would prevent gun violence and save lives.   … Continue reading

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Video Essay: Living Under the Gun | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst In this essay, posted the day after the Colorado theater shooting a year ago, Bill talks about the price we pay for our pro-gun culture. Greg Russak‘s insight: "We’ve become so gun-loving, so blasé about … Continue reading

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It’s Rare That The Daily Show Slips Out Of Satire And Into Anger. This Is One Of Those Times.

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst “The Daily Show” wants to rename Florida. I think their name rings far, far truer. Greg Russak‘s insight: Sums it up rather well, I think. See on http://www.upworthy.com

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Rethinking the Second Amendment

In his 2003 paper, “Is There a Right to Own a Gun,” University of Colorado philosophy professor Michael Huemer states that, “the harms of private gun ownership are probably less than the benefits, and that in any case, these harms … Continue reading

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The Gun Lobby’s Dumbest Argument

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Do we expect that anti-pollution laws will end all pollution? Of course not. And neither, argues Michael Tomasky, should we expect that gun laws will prevent all violence. This absurd argument shouldn’t be taken seriously. … Continue reading

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Mass Shootings: The Numbers Don’t Lie

If it feels like gun violence has gotten worse since the expiration of the assault weapons ban, it has. This Facebook meme was the topic of some discussion today. Predictably, there were opinions in support of and in opposition to … Continue reading

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Rate of Gun Ownership Is Down, Survey Shows

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst The rate has fallen from an average of 50 percent in the 1970s to 35 percent in the 2000s, suggesting a shift in demographics even as the debate over gun control remains contentious. See on … Continue reading

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Taking Responsibility for Your Guns

According to a New York Times article published March 8th(1), South Dakota’s Republican governor, Dennis Daugaard, has signed the first-ever law that explicitly allows guns to be carried in schools by school employees. (Hawaii and New Hampshire reportedly have no … Continue reading

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Musing on the Second Amendment and the machine gun

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst by JOHN CASHON   We have heard a lot lately about the gun control versus gun rights debates, and also about a well regulated militia versus arming the citizenry. Some gun control advocates have argued that tanks, … Continue reading

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