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The NRA Is Wrong Again

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

America has the highest number of guns in the industrialized world and our citizens make up 80 percent of people in the industrialized world who die from bullet blasts.

Guns, the Guard, and Guts

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Helmke

Gun violence in Chicago is boiling. It's been so bad this year that two Illinois state legislators say the answer may be to bring in the National Guard.

Carve Out for the NRA Carves Up Democracy (UPDATED)

Nan Aron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nan Aron

In Washington, it's an article of faith that what the National Rifle Association wants, the National Rifle Association gets. But people are pushing back against the entrenched culture of special favors.

Exclusive NRA Deal for Campaign Law?

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Under H.R. 5175, every other group would have to report names of people who donate at least $600 for election activities. Every. Other. Group -- the Sierra Club, the AFL-CIO -- except the NRA.

Bill Brady, Republican Primary Opponents Hold Campaign Rally (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To show party unity, Bill Brady's primary opponents came to support him at his rally on Sunday, kicking off his gubernatorial campaign. Brady won the...

Majority Of Americans Oppose Open Carrying Of Loaded Firearms (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A majority of Americans are opposed to open carry laws that allow Americans to visibly carry loaded guns out in public, a new poll finds. According t...

Starbucks Guns Debate: Coffeemaker

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy / AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gun-and-latte aficionados can rest easy. Despite an outcry from advocacy groups, Starbucks says it will continue to allow customers to bring licensed ...

Starbucks Gun Policy: Refusal To Ban Firearms Pleases Open Carry Advocates, Troubles Gun Control Advocates

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dale Welch recently walked into a Starbucks in Virginia, handgun strapped to his waist, and ordered a banana Frappuccino with a cinnamon bun. He says ...

Guns in Church and the Myth of the NRA

Richard Aborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Aborn

Did you see the story in today's New York Times about a pastor who is holding a "bring your gun to church day"? Outrageous. But the real thrust of t...

Worse Spokespeople Than Bristol Palin

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

1. George W. Bush for RIF (Reading Is Fundamental). He's is not just the former president, he's a client.