Tag Archives: Gun Control

TANSTAAFL – Gun Control Edition

Parents hesitant about NRA armed schools proposal The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for the placement of an armed police officer in every school, but parents and educators questioned how safe such a move would keep kids, whether it … Continue reading

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I Demand An End To Cancer!

King Canute is spinning in his grave: Jamie Foxx Joins Other Celebrities To Demand End To Gun Violence New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun-control campaign Mayors Against Illegal Guns released a video Friday featuring Jamie Foxx the star of … Continue reading

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There are more than two options

Pew, Pew, Pew Poll: After Newtown, Modest Change in Opinion about Gun Control The public’s attitudes toward gun control have shown only modest change in the wake of last week’s deadly shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Currently, … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast – A Tale of Two Events

Here’s why there won’t be any new gun control laws anytime soon: Small Protest Gathers in Front of NRA’s DC Office Around 60 to 75 protesters appeared in front of the National Rifle Association’s headquarters in Washington D.C. on Monday … Continue reading

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Booman Wants To Know

Everybody’s favorite Kool-aid addict: Serious Question Do you feel any differently about the politics of guns than you did 48 hours ago? He asked it on Saturday so it’s more like 96 hours now, but otherwise it’s a fair question. … Continue reading

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“Gun Control” means hitting your target

Sometimes you read a post that makes you want to applaud. That was my reaction to this one by alexthechick: An open letter to Bob Costas and Jason Whitlock Gentlemen: I see that you have chosen to use the horrific … Continue reading

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