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Chris Wallace continues to repeat the right-wing fantasy that the residents of Boston and Watertown would have been so much safer during the lockdown last week if they'd just had more guns and assault rifles. Read more...
Conservative radio host Dana Loesch on Thursday argued that classifying certain guns as assault rifles was silly because "if you stab someone with a spoon it can be qualified as an assault weapon." Read more...
Ted Cruz pulled his troll act on Dianne Feinstein and got schooled by Democrats over limitations on gun rights. Read more...
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) got called out during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing when he was repeating NRA talking points. Read more...
Franklin Sain, 42, is accused of sending violent, harassing e-mails and leaving a threatening voice mail to Dem Colorado lawmaker. Read more...

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I think it is now safe to assert that the National Rifle Association is now officially a far-right extremist organization. It began its final descent into this realm -- where it had been teetering increasingly in the recent years -- this week, Read more...
Two men were arrested in Ohio on Wednesday after their target practice with an AK-47 assault rifle accidentally shot up a woman's home and nearly hit a officer who was responding to reports of gunfire. Mary Kuruc told WEWS that her daughter Read more...
I'm not sure why 'Gun Appreciation Day' organizer Larry Ward decided it was a good idea to come on and spar with the Rev. Al Sharpton over the legacy of MLK and whether he would have approved of his upcoming event, which is scheduled just before the Read more...
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. This is the second year that Arizona's Scottsdale Gun Club has hosted a "pictures with Santa" event during the holiday season. And, as ABC's Nightline explains, "Nothing says Christmas Read more...
In yet another instance of the insanity that is our country right now, an Indiana man was arrested for making threats to shoot up an elementary school. His threats were not empty. AP reports: Von. I. Meyer, 60, of Cedar Lake, was arrested Read more...