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Over 100 Republicans Back Democratic Candidate For Kansas Governor

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

The organization Republicans for Kansas Values, which is composed of 104 current and former Republican officeholders in Kansas, endorsed state Rep. Pa...

Georgia's Guns-Everywhere Law: A Little Food for Thought

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

At kids' schools? Why not. Schools will be authorized to arm their staff members. This assumes that staff members will be quicker on the trigger than recent school shooters, and hopefully will shoot the shooters rather than innocent others.

Anti-Gun Group Says Brown Has 'Blood On His Hands'

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 10.13.2013 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Friday that would have imposed the nation's toughest gun ownership re...

Isn't It All Really Terrorism?

Daniel Gross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Daniel Gross

Terrorism is politically motivated, and most gun violence in our nation is not. But when it comes to the impact of the easy availability of guns, it is hard to argue against the premise that we are being terrorized.

Screaming for One Direction

Bob McKinnon | Posted 10.26.2013 | Impact
Bob McKinnon

Caring is not a feeling it is an action. If we care about school safety, we need to move beyond hoping for it when we drop off our kids and towards acting upon it every day after we do.

The Science of Panic: Why the NRA Is Wrong About Defensive Gun Use

Walker Bragman | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

I question Wayne LaPierre's underlying assumption that armed civilians are competent enough in crisis scenarios to ward off or kill an attacker. Though the scenario plays out in virtually every western and action film ever made, good guys stopping bad guys with guns is a rare occurrence.

Love Beats Politics and Money to Inspire Substantial Change

Caroline Brewer | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics
Caroline Brewer

Love is like the seed that is in itself. It multiplies, elevates, and corrects errors, especially the erroneous thinking that those who are deficient in love have about themselves.

This Is Our Parenting Moment: Sensible Limits on Guns

Sheela Raja, PhD | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Sheela Raja, PhD

In recent decades, public health and safety legislation is full of examples of children who deeply touched us and became household names -- the perfect storm where statistics and a human face came together to push us toward change.

Guns: Put Up or Shut Up!

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

Those who want to see more rational gun laws in the United States have to do more than complain about the NRA. We have to ask ourselves: Do we care enough about this issue to DO something about it?

NRA Response to New Jersey Shooting of 3 Police Officers: More Guns?

Michael Shank | Posted 12.28.2012 | Crime
Michael Shank

How would the NRA, who suggested after the Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut that we provide armed guards in every school across America, at a cost of nearly $8 billion per year, respond to New Jersey's shooting?

NRA Offers Radical Solution to Gun Threat at Schools: Arm the Fetus!

Martin Lewis | Posted 02.20.2013 | Comedy
Martin Lewis

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Paul Blumenthal

Gun Control Groups Resurrect Long Dormant Political Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When five-term Democratic Rep. Joe Baca (D-Calif.) lost to Democratic state Sen. Negrete McLeod in a surprise upset in November, no one ...

The Newtown, CT Shooting -- the Losses Have Become Too Great to Bear

Nancy Stordahl | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Nancy Stordahl

Of course, every loss has always been too great, but I believe now as a nation we are finally ready to take meaningful action in order to at least try to prevent more of them.

Replying to my pro-gun friends

Annabel Park | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics
Annabel Park

Dear friends who can't tolerate anyone bringing up gun control: You're not going to intimidate me with your !!!!s, ????s, WORDS IN ALL CAPS, namecalling, and threats to unfriend. I am going to speak my mind regardless of your protestations.

Sam Stein

Frank Lautenberg To Introduce High-Capacity Magazine Ban Post-Sandy Hook

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) will introduce legislation in the next Congress to ban the sale of high-capacity magazines, his office to...

Catherine New

Anti-Gun Groups See Huge Spike In Donations After School Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.14.2012 | Impact

Within hours of the mass shooting that killed more than two dozen people in Connecticut on Friday, social media channels surged with grief and heartfe...

Michael McLaughlin

Family Of Murdered Woman Takes Aim At Online Gun Classified Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.12.2012 | Crime

A jilted ex-boyfriend pumped a dozen bullets into the body of a museum curator last year. The shooter got a life sentence. The seller who illegally de...

The 87 Percent Say Solutions to Gun Violence Can't Be Ignored

Daniel Gross | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Daniel Gross

Last night, no question about guns was asked during the debate and a huge opportunity was missed to move forward this vitally important national conversation. But we, and the families, know that the conversation has only just begun.

A Real Conversation About Solutions to Gun Violence in Our Nation

Daniel Gross | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Daniel Gross

We want solutions that will save lives. We are willing to put aside our political differences to find them. We know we are better than this. Now we must hold our elected officials accountable to show that they are too.

Stand Your Ground

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

We are in a situation that demands objective scrutiny and attention. This focus can provide the impartial information that our elected officials and we need to arm ourselves and to stand our ground to defend our "inalienable rights" as citizens not just the right to bear arms.

Obama, Romney Called Out On Gun Control Policy

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A prominent gun control group on Thursday called on President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney to lead a search f...

The Right to Bear Arms: the Right to Cause Harm?

Avika Dua | Posted 09.25.2012 | Teen
Avika Dua

As a student studying the Constitution who attended a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises myself last Friday, I wanted to look into the role of registered guns in massacres.

'There's No Way To Prevent It': Cops Can't Prevent Lone Gunmen

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 07.23.2012 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The lone gunman keeps law enforcement officers across the country awake at night. He's hard to pick out of a crowd. He has no criminal ...

Denver Shootings Highlight Brady Campaign's Call for Stricter Gun Laws

Larry Bodine | Posted 07.22.2012 | Crime
Larry Bodine

Nearly half of all Americans -- 47 percent -- now own firearms. And the killer who gunned down moviegoers in Denver obtained all his weapons legally. Reasonable minds question if it's a good idea to introduce hundreds of millions of firearms into the general public.

Politicizing Guns: If Not Now, When?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

It's a trick. When people tell you that you shouldn't politicize a tragedy like the shooting in Aurora, Colorado they are unwittingly helping to spread NRA propaganda.