This is cute… Vice President Joe Biden wrote back to a 7-year-old Wisconsin boy to thank him for his idea on how to make the country a safer place. The boy’s plan: chocolate bullets.
The second-grader wrote Biden suggesting that if guns fired chocolate bullets, no one would get hurt. Presumably because nobody would want [...]
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Sirota’s call to attention comes none too soon. Right Wing revisionists continue to posit the idea that the Framers of our government adopted the 2nd Amendment as an insurrectionist provision. Not so. The 2nd Amendment responded to fear of a standing army, to be sure; [...]
Let’s take a look at the text of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution:
“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”
Conveniently, those folks who are opposed to any kind of reasonable measures [...]
I am not even sure what to say about this…I am totally incredulous that someone would think that a 22 caliber rifle is a reasonable gift for a four year old…that a parent wouldn’t keep it locked up at all times…and that once again the I didn’t think it was loaded comment comes up.
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On Thursday Adolphus Busch IV, an heir to the Busch family brewing fortune, resigned his lifetime membership in the National Rifle Association, expressing his belief that the NRA had disregarded the “overwhelming will of its members” by opposing universal backgrounds checks for gun buyers.
Here’s another snippet from Busch’s resignation letter. “The NRA I see [...]
This week a bipartisan group of Republicans and red-state Democrats successfully filibustered the bipartisan Manchin-Toomey bill that would have implemented universal background checks for all gun buyers. Many of those Senators who voted against ending the filibuster cited their fears that such a bill would lead to a national gun registry (a lie, considering the [...]
In an recent interview with NPR, former NRA lobbyist Dudley Brown, who also happens to be the founder of the organization Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, compared deer hunting season with election season, when gun owners would be free to “hunt Democrats.” Brown complains universal background checks are just a step towards identifying gun owners so [...]
Yeah, this just about sums up today’s NRA.
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