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Glock Pistol Used in Church Massacre a Favorite of Mass Shooters

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 06.19.2016 | Home
Josh Sugarmann

The dominance of semiautomatic pistols has greatly increased the firepower in civilian hands. Not only are semiautomatic pistols capable of rapid fire, they utilize high-capacity ammunition magazines and can be quickly reloaded. The combination of these features makes semiautomatic pistols efficient killing machines.

McAuliffe Must Win the Election in Virginia Because Nothing Threatens Communal Safety More Than Unchecked Access to Guns

Laura Merriman | Posted 03.07.2014 | DC
Laura Merriman

One of the biggest ironies of the government shutdown was that the GOP -- and particularly the tea party -- usually hail themselves as defenders of th...

When It Comes to Guns, Is the Only Thing Congress Has to Fear Fear Itself?

Burke E. Strunsky | Posted 06.08.2013 | Home
Burke E. Strunsky

Most national polls show that almost 90 percent of the American people -- as in "We the People" -- favor universal background checks for gun sales. It is hard to think about anything else that such a large majority of American's can agree on.

Gun Logic: One Case, One Time

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.13.2013 | Home
Rick Horowitz

"There can be a situation..."...

NRA Touts Huge New Membership Numbers After Shooting

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.11.2013 | Home

The National Rifle Association's paying member ranks have grown by 100,000 in the wake of the December school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the organiza...

Gun Violence Hurts Everybody, As It Should

Cynthia Dill | Posted 02.19.2013 | Home
Cynthia Dill

From this common ground, this fundamental belief in the need to protect innocent children, let's begin a national conversation about how to prevent a tragedy of this magnitude from ever happening again.

In Latest Show of Extremism, the NRA Hosts a Muslim-Basher

Mark Potok | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Mark Potok

This Sunday in St. Louis, the NRA plans to host retired Lt. Gen. William "Jerry" Boykin, a radical Islamophobe who has said there should be "no mosques in America," as keynote speaker of a prayer breakfast at its annual conference.

NRA: It's Good to Live Like a King

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cliff Schecter

There is plenty of circumstantial evidence that the NRA's mission has nothing to do with its members, but everything to do with protecting the profits of the gun manufacturers who support the organization with big bucks.

Murders by Concealed Handgun Permit Holders: 52 Convictions or Suicides and Counting

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Sugarmann

These most recent incidents stand as proof of why states and local governments must be able to prohibit the carrying of concealed handguns.