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President Obama: The NRA and it’s Allies Willfully Lied

President Obama: The NRA and it’s Allies Willfully Lied

President Obama:  The NRA and it’s Allies Willfully Lied – Full Text of the Presidents speech following failure of Gun Control Measures in the United States Senate THE PRESIDENT:  A few months ago, in response to too many tragedies — including the shootings of a United States Congresswoman, Gabby Giffords, who’s here today, and the murder of 20 innocent schoolchildren and their teachers –- this country took up the cause […]

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Mr. President, a Few Questions, if I May

By Joe Keck Mr. President, you delivered a speech to The University of Connecticut on gun violence a couple of days ago, and as per that speech, I have some questions I’d like to ask you. For one thing, Mr. President, considering you used the term, “common sense” six times in the course of your address, I ‘d like to ask you exactly what you think ‘common sense’ means? Here […]

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Mark Kelly Denied AR-15 Rifle Purchase

A Tucson gun store owner has decided to rescind the sale of a military-style rifle to Mark Kelly, the husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, after Kelly said he had intended the purchase to make a political point about how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he’s lobbying Congress to ban. Kelly’s March 5 purchase of an AR-15-style rifle and a 45.-caliber handgun at Diamondback Police […]

Gabby Giffords Fighting against the Ideological Fringe, I mean Gun Owners

Gabby Giffords Fighting against the Ideological Fringe, I mean Gun Owners

In an Op-ed appearing in USA Today, former congresswoman Gabby Giffords and husband Mike Kelly, call gun owners and constitutional adherents an ideological fringe.  The emphasis on a national conversation should be directed at mental health, our drug society and possibly violence in Hollywood as not one of these mass murderers where members of the Gun Lobby. Giffords and others might want to consider banning blunt objects  (like hammers) as […]

Democrats Hold on to Gabby Giffords Seat – #AZ08

Democrats Hold on to Gabby Giffords Seat – #AZ08

Democrat Ron Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was injured in the shooting that nearly took the ex-Arizona congresswoman’s life, won the special election to replace her on Tuesday. With 66 percent of precincts reporting, Barber led Republican Jesse Kelly 53 percent to 45 percent. The AP has called the race for Barber. via Former Giffords aide Ron Barber wins special election for her seat Related: Arizona Election […]