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New Mexico authorities announced on Tuesday that a 15-year-old boy who killed his family with several weapons including an AR-15 military-style assault rifle enjoyed playing "violent" video games and had planned to go to a local Walmart to shoot Read more...
A pro-Second Amendment group in Georgia has partnered with a gun shop in the state to give away a free AR-15 assault rifle -- like the one used to slaughter 20 children in Newtown last month -- in an effort to oppose new gun control legislation. Read more...
A former Marine says that an Democrats are like murderous dictator Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler's Third Reich because they are pushing to ban assault weapons in the wake of the recent slaughter of 20 elementary school students with a Bushmaster Read more...
It's staggering to think back on how much gun violence we've seen in 2012. Bill Moyers made this video essay after the Colorado movie theater shootings, and his message bears repeating. In this web-exclusive video essay from July 2012, Read more...
Tea party-backed Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) says that the right to own high-capacity ammunitions magazines like the 100-round drum that was used to kill at least a dozen people in Colorado last week is a "basic freedom" that is protected by the U.S. Read more...

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May 2010: A "sovereign citizen" from Georgia is arrested in Tennessee and charged with plotting the violent takeover of a local county courthouse. Read more...
Maybe the gun-toting teabaggers excited Michael Steele and his fellow Republicans, but the travel wizard was not impressed and is canceling any future Read more...
From The Daily Show: Wyatt Cenac exercises his constitutional rights to vote, drink and bring his gun to a health care reform rally. Read more...
There have been a number of right wing protesters showing up at Democratic town hall meetings with guns over the past couple of weeks, even at event Read more...
Wow. Just wow. KOCO 5 (Oklahoma City): An Oklahoma church canceled a controversial gun giveaway for teenagers at a weekend youth conference. Windso Read more...