Bloomberg Plans To Spend $50 Million To Fight NRA

By: Wednesday April 16, 2014 8:42 am

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has decided to take on the National Rifle Association in his first post-office political contest. Bloomberg is pledging to spend $50 million to build a cross-country gun control activist organization. Bloomberg says he plans to use the same tactics he believes the NRA uses. “They say, ‘We don’t care. [...]

Obama To Make Statement In Response To Failed Gun Control Vote

By: Wednesday April 17, 2013 2:04 pm

President Obama will make a statement at 5:30 pm EST in response to the Senate failing to pass universal background checks which may likely end the renewed effort on gun control. The NRA released this statement: Today, the misguided Manchin-Toomey-Schumer proposal failed in the U.S. Senate. This amendment would have criminalized certain private transfers of [...]

Oblivious GOP Filibuster Threat Gave Democrats Last Shot At Gun Control

By: Wednesday April 10, 2013 11:33 am

Just when you thought the momentum for gun control was exhausted, the GOP may have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Despite the public attention and support gun control received in the wake of the tragedy at Newtown, Connecticut, both houses of Congress have been less than sanguine to initiate new gun control legislation. [...]

School Employee Accidentally Shot During District-Sponsored Gun Training

By: Friday March 1, 2013 6:41 am

It seems the more schools take up the NRA’s advice to arm teachers and other school employees the more unsafe the school becomes. First it was a firearms instructor leaving his gun in the student’s bathroom and now a school employee has been accidentally shot while preparing to implement the NRA’s solution to school shootings. [...]

Despite NRA’s Urging Survey Shows Teachers Oppose More Guns In Classroom

By: Tuesday February 26, 2013 7:36 am

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre’s response to the Newtown school shooting was a plan to bring more guns into schools claiming only a good guy with a gun can stop a bad guy with a gun. The plan was met with a mix of ridicule and skepticism but the NRA doubled down on the plan even [...]

NRA Claims Obama’s Plan Will Lead To Gun Confiscations

By: Wednesday February 13, 2013 7:27 am

In a video that was designed to go live around the time of President Obama’s State Of the Union, the NRA asserted that the ultimate goal of the Obama Administration’s gun control policies was to confiscate guns. The National Rifle Association will assert that President Barack Obama’s attempt to enact new gun control laws will [...]

LaPierre and Giffords Testify Before Senate On Gun Control

By: Thursday January 31, 2013 5:55 am

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre both testified before the Senate yesterday on gun regulation. Giffords made a plea for the government to act now before more die needlessly while LaPierre claimed enforcing existing gun laws would suffice. The former Democratic Arizona congresswoman, who struggles to walk and is partially blind, stoutly [...]

New Armed Guard Leaves Gun In Student Bathroom

By: Friday January 18, 2013 7:52 am

The hits keep on coming for the NRA. Responding to the Sandy Hook School shooting Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the NRA, proposed a program to immediately put armed guards in every school. LaPierre placed an emphasis on getting “good guys” with guns inside schools as soon as possible. A charter school (of course) followed the [...]

NRA President Says Group Supports Stronger Background Checks

By: Thursday January 17, 2013 6:34 am

The day after President Obama signed 23 executive actions on gun control the President of the NRA David Keene has publicly stated the NRA supports stronger background checks. The head of the National Rifle Association says the organization has no problem with tighter background checks of gun purchasers. He said the NRA has been “generally [...]

Obama Signs 23 Executive Orders On Guns

By: Wednesday January 16, 2013 10:45 am

At the end of his press conference today on gun control, President Obama signed 23 executive orders and unveiled a $500 million gun violence package: President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style [...]

President Obama Holds Press Conference On New Gun Proposals

By: Wednesday January 16, 2013 8:30 am

President Obama and Vice President Biden hold Press Conference on new gun control proposals.

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