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Gun Nuts' Tragic Confusion: Why 'Open Carry' Groups Don't Get Police Brutality

Salon | Heather Digby Parton | Posted 10.01.2014 | Black Voices

To their credit, some gun groups were upset when John Crawford was shot by cops. The problem is their odd reasoning....

Why This Gun Group Considered Leaving Newtown

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The gun industry's national trade association and lobbying organization considered moving its offices from Newtown, Conn., af...

Gun Groups Sue To Block Contentious Law

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn., May 23 (Reuters) - Leaders of Connecticut gun advocacy groups said on Thursday they had sued to knoc...

Want Gun Control? Fix Democracy!

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

The problem is with the filibuster, and its evolution from a sometime instrument of supposedly very special causes that occasionally merit slowing down a fast-moving and majority into the everyday recourse of reckless minorities who hold democracy itself in contempt.