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Wikipedia pro-gun shell game with AR-15 pages

August 20, 2016

Pro-gun editors Mike Searson and RAF910 performed a shell game with Wikipedia’s AR-15 pages. On August 18, Searson proposed renaming the AR-15 article… 449 more words

Pro-gun Activists

3-D Printed Guns Could Outsmart Gun Control Efforts - THOR BENSON 08.14.16 10:00 PM ET

As 3-D printers become cheaper and more widely available, tackling 3-D printed guns is going to be a massive challenge.

Legislators can pass bills for things like universal background checks and the “no fly, no buy” rule, but those policies target if someone can purchase a gun. 223 more words

Point Of Interest

A Brief Response To Josh Horwitz Whose Op-Ed Is A 'Must Read.'

I earlier posted a thoughtful and sober editorial by Josh Horwitz, Executive Director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, about what he considers Street Thug Trump’s embrace of ‘insurrectionist rhetoric’ which, according to Josh, has been promoted by the NRA for years.  658 more words

Blogs

A Guest Editorial From Ladd Everitt

I’ve been working in the gun violence prevention field for 16 years now as a volunteer and professional. As reflected by the events at the recent Democratic National Convention, there is no doubt the movement is in the best shape it’s ever been in. 1,399 more words

Blogs

How the AK-47 and AR-15 Evolved Into Rifles of Choice for Mass Killers

By C.J. Chivers, New York Times, 8/5/16

Time and again it’s the same. A lone gunman or a small group of killers with rifles commits spectacular crimes that seize the attention of the world. 169 more words

Mass Shootings

Think Trump Is A Friend Of The Gun Business? Think Again.

The FBI just issued its monthly report on NICS background checks, and while the good people in West Virginia who take the calls processed 65,000 more calls in July then in June (which is when calls usually drop off since gun sales tend to be lowest during Summer months) and also saw a year-to-year July increase of 37% (from 1,589,462 in 2015 to 2,187,190 this year.) Yet to my utter astonishment, we haven’t yet gotten the usual celebratory announcement from Gun-mob Nation about how Americans just can’t wait to get their hands on all those new guns. 534 more words

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Bans and Confiscation

It has become quite fashionable in the media, and in the Democrat party, to advocate banning and/or confiscating AR-15 style rifles as a way to solving the problem of mass shootings in the United States. 1,324 more words

Gun Laws