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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

Why Jay Leno Snubbed the Gun Lobby

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

On Thursday, comedian Jay Leno cancelled his speaking gig at a gun industry event less than 24 hours after three reform groups launched a petition asking the former "Tonight Show" host to disassociate himself from the gun group.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Chilling New Ad Reenacts Trayvon Martin's Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.20.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has released a chilling new online ad reenacting the night Travyon Martin was killed, in an effort to...

Ryan Rainey

GOP Fundraiser Guest Mimes Shooting Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gun control advocates received a chilling welcome Monday evening outside a Republican Party fundraiser when one of the guests pantomimed...

Petition Seeks Action Against Ted Nugent For 'Racist' Remarks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

A national gun control group is pressuring the National Rifle Association to remove rocker Ted Nugent from its board of directors in response to recen...

Shooting It All in Las Vegas

Michael Winship | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Solving gun violence should be a primary goal of law enforcement but government departments remain hamstringed by budget cuts and hiring freezes, not to mention the relentless bigfooting of the NRA, firearms manufacturers and the rest of the gun lobby.

NRA Picks Friendly Place To Hold Big Event

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — The National Rifle Association has spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootin...

No Guns Allowed: Making the Choice Between 'Nonviolence' and 'Nonexistence'

Samantha Paige Rosen | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Samantha Paige Rosen

Is the issue of government interference, fear of the NRA, or the possibility of a tedious Republican filibuster really as important as a life?

Giffords Embraces New Role On Guns

The New York Times | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

Gabrielle Giffords looked slightly stricken as she considered the question: Would she feel bad about starring in a political advertisement against her...

The NRA Is Ready for the Gun Control Fight. Are You?

Bob Cesca | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Bob Cesca

This week, President Obama announced a bold series of new gun control regulations. The roster of actions went far beyond the expectations of gun control advocates, while blunting some of the paranoid delusions of the gun lobby and the Republican Party.

The NRA Wants You To Be Scared...

Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

Guns: The cause of and solution to all of life's problems. The video above was produced by the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence....

The Second Amendment Does Not Guarantee Gun Ownership for All

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

Never let assertions of the so-called "sanctity" of the Second Amendment bully you into thinking it guarantees unregulated weapon ownership. It does not.

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...

Walking While Black

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The outcry over Trayvon's death is absolutely right and just. We need a nation where senseless deaths no longer happen.

Rep. Don Young and Domestic Terrorists Sitting in a Tree

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

It's time for the NRA to stop playing footsie with domestic terrorists and those who plot to kill cops and judges, just to pad their bottom line.

Glenn Beck Rally Attendees Talk Illegal Immigration, Gun Rights For Terror Suspects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Glenn Beck told the estimated 87,000 people at his rally Saturday that "America today begins to turn back to God." But the Fox News host's preachin...