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PBS host unsuccessfully tries to corner Ted Cruz on gun control

Tavis Smiley PBS Ted Cruz President 2016 Republican Gun Control North Caronlina
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7:00am 6/24/2015 at 7:00am
Tavis Smiley PBS Ted Cruz President 2016 Republican Gun Control North Caronlina

Ah yes, the media and gun control.

Senator Cruz joined PBS host Tavis Smiley Tuesday. Smiley seized the opportunity to peg Sen. Cruz on gun control.

“To me and to others who’ve seen this, it seemed in bad taste, but maybe that’s my assessment,” Smiley said. “We all know what happened...

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Gun-Free Zones: Real, or Pretend?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 1:00pm 6/23/2015 at 1:00pm
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Here’s an interesting article about how it might have been a good thing if the attendees at the Bible study meeting in Charleston had been armed. That’s not just a fanciful thought. Mass murders, even mass murders at churches, have been thwarted before by a good guy wielding a...

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Obama Still Chasing Gun Control

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 10:30am 6/21/2015 at 10:30am
Obama at Georgetown

Gun control has never been a winning issue for Democrats but that hasn’t stopped them from trying. In the wake of the Charleston shootings, Obama is pursuing the issue with renewed vigor.

Edward-Isaac Dovere of Politico reports:

Obama: I’m not giving up on guns

SAN FRANCISCO—Wrapping together his frustrations with the country’s continuing problems with racism...

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Democrats Propose Millions for Gun Control Research

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 4:30pm 6/7/2015 at 4:30pm
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Do you like the idea of tax dollars being used for research to support gun control?

Two Democrats introduced legislation last week for that very purpose.

The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action reported:

Legislation Proposes $60 Million for Anti-Gun Research

On Monday, NRA F-rated Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation...

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Bloomberg’s Gun Control Agenda May Hurt Hillary’s Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 9:30am 4/12/2015 at 9:30am
Hillary Rein in guns

Hillary is set to announce her presidential run today.

At the same time, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is holding one of his anti-Second Amendment events and the NRA is holding its annual meeting.  Hot Air reports:

The well monied former New York mayor and head honcho of Everytown for Gun Safety is holding...

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Feds Using Banking Regs to Choke Legal Gun Dealers

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 10:30am 1/15/2015 at 10:30am
Choke Hold

The Democratic Party has been unable to sway public opinion on the issue of gun control, but that hasn’t stopped the Obama administration from using the Department of Justice to harass legal gun dealers under a program called Operation Choke Point.

Guidelines designed to discourage banks from doing business with illegal and...

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Liberals Waste no Time Pushing Gun Control in 2015

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 2, 2015 at 7:00am 1/2/2015 at 7:00am
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The ink on 2015 is barely dry, but that hasn’t stopped liberals from continuing their push for increased gun control.

Seizing on the still-raw emotions of the shooting at Sandy Hook, Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker outlined what he calls their “moral work”:

The Newtown Lawsuit and the Moral Work of...

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Watch the Worst Gun Control PSA Ever Made

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 8:30am 12/23/2014 at 8:30am
Anti-gun PSA

Remember when Vice President Joe Biden stupidly told people to fend off intruders by firing a shotgun into the air? This is worse.

I’m not a lawyer or a gun owner but as I watched this for the first time, I couldn’t help but wonder how many laws the boy in the...

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Dr. Vivek Murthy: Our New Anti-Gun Pro-Abortion Surgeon General

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:00am 12/19/2014 at 7:00am
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In the haze of the recent news about Cuba, you may not have heard that Dr. Vivek Murthy has been confirmed as the new Surgeon General of the United States.

Tanya Somanader of the White House blog reported:

The Nation’s Doctor: Dr. Vivek Murthy Is Confirmed as Surgeon General

The Surgeon General is America’s...

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Welcome to New York, where fake guns are…frowned upon

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 1:30pm 12/18/2014 at 1:30pm
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The New York machine is responding to the tragic death of 12 year old Tamir Rice by reigniting its own war on realistic looking toy guns.

Tamir Rice was killed in Cleveland last month after police officers m...

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Legal Insurrection wins FOIA suit over David Gregory gun law non-prosecution

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 7:00pm 12/9/2014 at 7:00pm
David Gregory NBC 30 round magazine

For those of you who are new to the blog, or who have not been paying attention, Legal Insurrection filed a FOIA suit against the District of Columbia seeking records related to the non-prosecution of David Gregory and NBC News despite their clear violation of D.C.’s gun law by possessing a 30-round...

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Austin Police Chief: We need to vet gun enthusiasts

Austin Police Chief Vet Gun Enthusiasts
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 2:08pm 12/4/2014 at 2:08pm
Austin Police Chief Vet Gun Enthusiasts

Last week,49-year-old Larry McQuilliam went on a ten minute shooting spree in Austin, Texas.

The only fatality was the shooter himself, when a mounted Austin police officer dropped McQuilliam from 312 feet with a single, strong handed, shot.

McQulliam unleashed approximately 100 rounds in an attempt to shoot up a federal courthouse and...

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American Bar Assoc Ups Ante on “Preventing Gun Violence”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 8:00am 8/12/2014 at 8:00am
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At this year’s American Bar Association annual meeting in Boston, ABA President James R. Silkenat took the opportunity to tout the ABA’s Standing Committee on Gun Violence. The Standing Committee is one of the ABA’s advocacy wings, and is affiliated closely with the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

“Part of our...

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Chicago Federal Court strikes down ban on gun sales and transfers

Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 9:19am 1/7/2014 at 9:19am
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago

US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois yesterday handed down a stinging defeat to the City of Chicago, and it’s mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Despite clear Constitutional direction derived from D.C. v. Heller, and McDonald v. Chicago, the city of Chicago had insisted it possessed the power of law to deny...

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Stand-Your-Ground: Gun Control Zombies Exploit Grieving Black Community

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 12:30pm 7/20/2013 at 12:30pm

As the racialist wing of our body politic suffers through the Kubler-Ross seven stages of grief at the “Not Guilty” verdict in the Zimmerman trial, we find that they are currently transitioning from the “Anger” to “Bargaining” stage. How do we know? Because all they want, they now tell us, is...

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Veteran stands up for 2nd Amendment at Chicago anti-gun forum (Update — interview with Vet)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 12:56pm 1/22/2013 at 12:56pm

After enduring hours of derision and mockery by the panelists at a Chicago-area guns “forum” Sunday, one man in the audience stood up and addressed the crowd, identified himself as a veteran, and proceeded to give a straightforward but passionate defense of his support for the First and Second Amendments.

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Controlling the narrative through language — “gun control” out, “gun violence” in

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2013 at 1:51pm 1/18/2013 at 1:51pm

As part of “turning loose” his massive campaign apparatus on a number of policy fronts, President Obama appears to be directing a language overhaul as part of his gun-control agenda.

In a recent press conference with Joe Biden, The Atlantic‘s Molly Ball observes that neither President Obama nor Vice President Biden used the term...

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