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Former NY Mayor To Spend $50 Million On Anti-Gun Drive

Former NY Mayor To Spend $50 Million On Anti-Gun Drive

Michael Bloomberg will put some of his considerable fortune toward fighting the gun lobby. The initiative’s political target is the powerful pro-gun lobby, including the National Rifle Association, that spends millions of dollars each year to back gun-rights supporters. Bloomberg’s group, called Everytown for Gun Safety, will focus on state and local lawmakers, “corporate boards, […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

NRA Member Second Amendments His Own Leg

NRA event attendee accidentally Second Amendments his own leg (via FreakOutNation) A New Jersey man accidentally shot himself in the leg while participating at an event at the Steel City Gun Club which was sponsored by the National Rifle Association, according to the police. The man was at the Lower Saucon Township gun range when… […]

April 10, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Gun Fetishists Show How Non-Violent They Are By Hanging NY Governor In Effigy

You’d think gun activists would want the world to know they are responsible citizens who deserve to be armed. You’d think they’d want to show that they have the proper temperament to be carrying weapons of destruction. Instead, at a pro-gun, rally, they featured violent imagery. One would hope that the effigy representing the governor […]

April 7, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Stasi: Pro-Gun Albany Rally Was Full Of Nut Jobs

Linda Stasi in the New York Daily News reports on an April Fools’ Day gun rally. Pro-gun, red-blooded and beige-haired 110% Americans like Donald Trump gathered together on April (big) Fools’ Day to behave as un-American as they could, er, muster, at an anti-SAFE gun law rally in Albany. The law, favored by 63 percent […]

April 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Yeah, baby, it’s guns galore at CPAC, where it’s high noon and let’s be armed to the teeth. And nothing sells guns more than fear, which is what the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre trades in. “I’ve never been worried about his country until now,” he said. “We fear for the safety of our families. It’s why […]

March 7, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Overwhelming Majorities Want Gun Registration

A new poll shows that residents of Virginia, New York and New Jersey overwhelmingly support a national gun registry. The survey released Tuesday was done jointly by Roanoke College in Virginia, Rutgers-Eagleton in New Jersey and Siena College in New York. It shows that 68 percent of New York voters and a whopping 74 percent […]

March 4, 2014 / More... ( comments)

When Is It OK To Shoot Your Students?

It is a question every professor has asked themselves?  But with a new bill nearing passage in Idaho that would allow guns on college campuses, Greg Hampikian actually asks it: I am a biology professor, not a lawyer, and I had never considered bringing a gun to work until now. But since many of my […]

March 3, 2014 / More... ( comments)

NRA Opposes Surgeon General Nominee Because He Spoke Out On Gun Violence

You would think the NRA would want the message of gun safety and the prevention of violence to be part of their message, but they have become so extreme that they are opposing a Surgeon General nominee who has spoken out about how gun violence is a health issue. The National Rifle Association (NRA) sent […]

March 1, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Brady Group: Background Checks Have Stopped 2.1 Million Gun Sales

And would be impossible to calculate how many crimes were prevented as a result. Federal background checks have stopped more than 2.1 million would-be gun purchases in the 20 years since President Bill Clinton signed the Brady gun control bill, according to a report released Friday by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. But […]

February 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Meet The Man Who Chased The NRA Out Of Rhode Island

Even though it’s the smallest state, it’s a start. Sam Bell is in the third year of a PhD program in geology at Brown University. Geology as in rocks. But Bell also moonlights as the the state coordinator of The Rhode Island Progressive Democrats, the state affiliate of the 10-year-old Progressive Democrats of America. And […]

February 27, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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