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Gun Control Advocate Says NRA Doesn't Care About Public Safety

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics

Dan Gross, president of the advocacy group Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, says the National Rifle Association incites "fear” in people to i...

The Racial Double Standard on Gun Violence

Josh Horwitz | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The NRA fully understands the racial dynamic at play here. As long as we can blame something other than guns, America will not have to come to terms with the truth that violence is a complicated phenomenon that is made far more lethal by the easy availability and killing power of firearms.

NRA Mad House of Mirrors

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

There are thirty gun deaths a day in America. I ache when I consider how many lives have been lost and ruined over senseless perverted NRA interpretations to the right to keep and bear arms.

Christina Wilkie

NRA: 'Children Can Have Fun at the Shooting Range'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than two days after a 9-year-old girl in Arizona accidentally shot and killed a gun range instructor who was showing her how to fir...

NRA President Wayne LaPierre Accepts Gabby Giffords' Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

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Gunplay on the Highway: You've Been Warned

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Coming soon to a city near you?

Good Guys, Bad Guys and Guns

Sandy Goodman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

To hear the NRA and its allies tell it, about the only thing keeping this country from criminal chaos is those good guys with the guns. The trouble is that isn't true.

NRA Patrick Henry

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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LaPierre Warns Fellow Gun Rights Supporters Of 'Knockout Gamers,' 'Haters'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre sees a lot of haters out there, from President Barack Obama's administratio...

Gun Violence Victims And Families Take On The NRA: You Don't Speak For Us

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

Michael Bloomberg revived his fight against the National Rifle Association Friday with the release of a new ad to coincide with the the NRA's annual c...

Man Accidentally Shoots Himself At NRA Event

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

A man accidentally shot himself at an NRA event on Tuesday, the (Easton, Pa.) Express-Times reported. According to the paper, Bethlehem, Pa. police...

The United States of the NRA

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

It is time to consider the possibility of disbanding Congress and turning over governance of the country to the National Rifle Association.

Monsters in Our Midst

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Robert Koehler

We are a society at war with ourselves as well as with much of the world. Gun control in various forms may contain that war, but only a shift in consciousness will end it. That shift must include the realization that power requires more than the means to point, shoot, kill.

Ryan J. Reilly

NRA Leader Sees Freedom In 'All The Rifles, Shotguns And Handguns We Want'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Politicians are on the verge of taking away the rights of American gun owners, National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre w...

The Pugilistic Double Standard of the Pro-Gun Movement

Josh Horwitz | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The opinion of the pro-gun movement seems to be that the guy with the gun is always right, no matter what the facts of the case are; that gun possession makes you a super-citizen with enhanced rights to take life, avoid prosecution, and use lethal force in response to non-lethal force.

Pay Attention to Rep. Leslie Combs: She's Right

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

Rep. Leslie Combs, as the news reports, 'accidentally fired her handgun in her Capitol Annex office Tuesday...' Part of her initial response has rightly caused anger and outrage. In her words, 'Like I said, I am a gun owner... it happens.' Exactly. And too often.

Is Gun Violence in Our Schools a Solvable Problem?

Gary Stein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

Dorn recommended more armed guards, and here is where we disagree. Two factors need to be addressed when considering these options: the financial aspect and the psychological one.

Who Is Missing in the Assault Weapons Debate?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The debate over assault weapons rages on, with both sides of the issue hardening positions with each event. But amid the high-decibel back and forth, one voice is curiously silent: the companies that make a profit by putting these weapons on our streets.

The Conspiracy Theory the NRA Hates

Josh Horwitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Insurrectionist rhetoric might work well in marketing firearms to civilians on the far right wing of American politics. But with police chiefs and generals? Not so much.

NRA's LaPierre Moves the Goalposts: Not 'Enough' Good Guys With Guns at Navy Yard

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Bob Cesca

How many are "enough?" How many "good guys?" How many guns? Indeed, there will never be enough "good guys with guns" for LaPierre's taste, chiefly because the NRA's sole mission is to sell as many guns as they can.

Top 8 Reasons Starbucks Doesn't Want Guns in its Stores

Seriously Skewed | Posted 11.25.2013 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

If you are so paranoid that you need to take a gun to go get coffee, you probably shouldn't be allowed to own a deadly weapon in the first place.

Gun Reform Is Dead; Long Live Gun Reform

Shannon Watts | Posted 11.23.2013 | Media
Shannon Watts

Just hours after 13 Americans were shot and killed on a military base in our nation's capital, reporters and pundits began speculating that gun reform was dead.

America's Ruling Class Hall of Shame

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Even among the few thousand members of the power elite, there are a small number whose influence is greater than the others. Here is a list of the 20 most influential members of the power elite.

Jennifer Bendery

Wayne LaPierre On Navy Yard Shootings: 'Wasn't Enough Good Guys With Guns'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week's Navy Yard shooting massacre highlights the need for tighter security at military bases, more attention to mental health care...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.22.2013 | Media

Good morning everybody and welcome once again to your weekly liveblog of the Beltway-located political media's shame spiral. My name is Jason, and tod...