Michael Brown Was a Better Man Than I Am

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Paul Blest recognizes that didn’t matter that Michael Brown was a more driven, responsible kid than he was at his age. The only thing that mattered to that officer, and society at large, was his skin color.

How To Sell Guns To Children

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We need to talk about this alarming new children’s book.

Why Has There Been No Legislative Action on Guns? Blame the Silent Majority.

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Stop blaming soft politicians and the NRA, and look in the mirror.

“Gun control advocates to only restrict political opponents guns?”

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Guns Don’t Kill People, Gun Culture Does

Guns Don’t Kill People, Gun Culture Does.

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Are we really free as a society when our right “to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”? When Is Enough, Enough?!

A Good Guy With a… What?

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Chris Hicke explains how the NRA’s talking point collapsed in a single afternoon.

A Day w/o Gun Sanity = A Day with Senseless Death & Heartbreak

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Sending our kids to elementary school or college, attending a political rally or going to the movies, hanging out at the corner store or walking home with a snack, should not be a death sentence.

The Best Reporting on Guns in America

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In the wake of the shooting as UCSB, ProPublica has laid out the most revealing reporting about guns in America.

Chipotle Bans Guns, Now What?

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Does the debate over firearms always have to include overzealous displays and grant the loudest argument victory?

A Kinder, Modernized Second Amendment

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Are threats and intimidation the M.O. of gun rights activists? Chris Hicke delves into one of the more divisive topics facing our nation today.

NRA Lobbies to Expand Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law, as Shooter Stands Trial for Killing Jordan Davis

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Wednesday morning, the lawyer for Michael Dunn starts the first full day of his defense in the murder trial for his fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, in what is likely the most prominent Florida Stand Your Ground case since Trayvon Martin.

After the Colorado Recalls, is Gun Control Dead?

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The recall of two state legislators in Colorado did not end gun control, but it should be a wake up call for its advocates.

ALEC Changes Direction on Mandatory Sentencing

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Lobbying group behind three-strikes, “Truth in Sentencing”, and Stand Your Ground supports legislation to give sentencing discretion back to courts.

Florida to Hold Hearings On ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law This Fall

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Will Weatherford, the Republican speaker of Florida’s House of Representatives, revealed on Friday that the state’s legislature will hold hearings on its infamous “Stand Your Ground” laws sometime this fall.

Free Guns for Everyone: Printable Plastic Firearms

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Less than a week remains before Cody Wilson releases the files that will allow people to literally print their own guns at home.

A Liberal and a Gun Nut Walk Into a Blog

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The debate over gun control and 2nd Amendment rights is stuck in an us vs them mentality