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Two Kinds Of Gun Nuts

Mike Weisser | Posted 10.11.2016 | Politics
Mike Weisser

You can divide gun nuts into two groups. There are gun nuts like me, who just like to play around with guns. So we buy them, we sell them, we trade th...

Campus Carry Is At Odds With The Critical Thinking Taught At Colleges

The Conversation US | Posted 08.17.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

As the discussion below shows, the campus carry movement has, it seems, a different ideology for higher education. The underlying motivation is that traditional authority must be maintained and, in the end, disagreement is resolved by force, not by debate.

University of Texas Guns

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


University Of Texas Professors Sue To Block Guns In Classrooms

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics

Three University of Texas professors have filed a federal lawsuit to halt a state law that would allow holders of concealed handgun licenses to bring ...

Even The NRA Doesn't Like Trump's Call For Guns In Nightclubs

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics

Top officials with the National Rifle Association said they do not support allowing guns in places like nightclubs where people are drinking -- breaki...

The State of the Gun Union -- Concealed Carry in the US

Eric Korn | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics
Eric Korn

A recent ruling by a federal judge that struck down certain provisions of Washington D.C.'s concealed carry law as "likely unconstitutional" in the case of Grace v. District of Columbia has spurred on a needed conversation on the topic of firearms rights for the private citizen.

A New Gun Folds Up To Look Just Like A Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 03.30.2016 | Technology

This is not a smartphone. This is a gun. It's the Ideal Conceal, a .380-caliber pistol that folds up into a box shape. The creator designed the firear...

No, Doctors Shouldn't Carry Guns At Work

Mike Weisser | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Lo and behold the looniest pro-gun group, a.k.a., my friends at Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership, let fly with yet another attempt to challenge the assumption that physicians align what they say with at least some regard for reality, if not for facts.

UT Dean To Leave Texas, Citing Concerns Over New Campus Carry Law

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics

The dean of the University of Texas' architecture program is leaving the school, in part due to a law that soon will allow weapons on college campuses...

Why This Georgia Business Owner Requires All His Workers To Have Guns

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics

The owner of a Georgia aviation insurance company now requires all of his employees to carry a gun at work. Lance Toland, owner of Lance Toland Assoc...

Terry's Terrible Deal

Josh Horwitz | Posted 02.16.2016 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The Virginia Governor invited the NRA to the table, but not gun violence prevention experts, and it shows.

Police Chief Implements Common-Sense Gun Training Requirement, Backlash Predictably Ensues

Mike Weisser | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Under current state law, you can buy a gun, load it up and carry it around having never shot it even once. And if that's what pro-gun folks believe will make us all more safe, then we've reached a point in the gun debate where a rational exchange of ideas simply can't take place.

No, We Won't Be Safer If We All Go Buy Guns. Here's The Data.

Pacific Standard | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

Sheriffs across the country have a message to their constituents: If you have a gun, carry it—your country needs you. In the aftermath of the terror...

Texas Open Carry Law Puts Pro-Gun Arguments to the Test

Mike Weisser | Posted 12.31.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

I believe that wearing a gun in a public venue does nothing to promote public safety. And the merchants who have opted out of open carry evidently agree, with most citing concerns about guns endangering rather than protecting their customers, particularly in places where alcohol is served.

Virginia Will No Longer Recognize Concealed-Carry Gun Permits From 25 States

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 12.23.2015 | Politics

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Virginia will no longer recognize concealed-carry handgun permits from 25 states that have reciprocity agreements with the state, e...

GOP Lawmaker Says Armed Citizens Should 'Clean Our Society Of Scum Bags'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.22.2015 | Politics

Following a shooting at a local shopping mall in Madison, Wisconsin, a state lawmaker is calling for citizens to arm themselves and "clean our society...

Senate Considering Bill That Would Open Up Access To Guns In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 12.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Legislation targeting Washington, D.C.’s strict gun laws may get some movement in the Senate soon. Days after shooters in San Bernard...

Christian Crusaders Urged to Arm for Liberty

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Jerry Falwell Jr., current President of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, urged all students at the school's convocation on Friday, December ...

Concealed Handgun Laws -- (Fire)Power to the People?

SpearIt | Posted 11.18.2015 | Crime

The proliferation of gun laws that permit civilians to carry a concealed firearm triggers many important questions. For starters, what are the social effects of more citizens packing more heat?

Paintball Gun-Wielding Robbery Suspect Shot, Killed

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 11.02.2015 | Crime

A Chicago grocery store customer holding a concealed carry license shot and killed a suspected robber on Saturday night. The suspect, Reginald Gilders...

Gun Krazy Kansas and More Fun Stuff

Charlie Allenson | Posted 10.23.2016 | Politics
Charlie Allenson

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback was one day late for his April Fool's gag. But I guess he thought he could get one in anyway. It's a killer.

Man Shoots Self In Theater, Audience Freaks

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.19.2015 | Weird News

This was no fake Hollywood drama. A man accidentally shot himself at a Salina, Kansas, movie theater Friday night, freaking out the audience, KWCH rep...

One by One, Put Down Our Guns

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 10.15.2016 | College
Dr. Cindi Love

I would like to suggest that the staggering toll of gun violence in America is a critical public health and safety issue, not a constitutional rights concern. We will not take effective action until we choose to depoliticize this issue and take charge of our own health and safety.

You Can Now Carry Concealed Guns In Maine With No Permit

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics

A law effective Thursday allows people in the state of Maine to carry concealed handguns without a permit. The new statute, which applies to both resi...

Texas Students Reach For Sex Toys To Protest Concealed Carry Law

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 10.12.2015 | College

Students at the University of Texas at Austin are planning a provocative protest against a new gun law that forces the state's public colleges and uni...