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NRA Says Ad Calling Obama ‘Elitist Hypocrite’ Over Kids’ Secret Service Protection, Not About His Daughters, Really?

NRA Says Ad Calling Obama ‘Elitist Hypocrite’ Over Kids’ Secret Service Protection, Not About His Daughters, Really?

The National Rifle Association issued a statement saying that their ad calling President Obama an “elitist hypocrite” for sending his daughters to school with Secret Service protection and being skeptical of putting armed guards in schools across the U.S. isn’t about his daughters. Um, really? NRA spokesman Andrew Arulanandam said in […]

by Janet Shan· · Gun Violence, Latest News, Politics
NRA Calls Obama An “Elitist Hypocrite” for Sending Kids to School with Secret Service Protection

NRA Calls Obama An “Elitist Hypocrite” for Sending Kids to School with Secret Service Protection

All weapons are coming out, literally, as the National Rifle Association launches a campaign to smear President Obama and anyone one who wants to see gun control measures increased in the wake of the Newtown school shooting that left 20 children and six educators dead last December. The NRA has […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News, Gun Violence, Politics
President Obama Urges Congress to Vote in Early 2013 to Ban Assault Weapons, High Capacity Magazines

President Obama Urges Congress to Vote in Early 2013 to Ban Assault Weapons, High Capacity Magazines

President Obama talked about gun control in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre that claimed the lives of 20 children and six teachers in Newtown, CT, last Friday. He set a January deadline for gun control proposal. He appointed Vice President Joe Biden to led the […]

by Janet Shan· · Barack Obama, Gun Violence, Sandy Hook

NRA Issues Statement Five Days After Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

NRA issues statement on Connecticut school shooting, says ‘we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken’ by the news.  The group has scheduled ‘major news conference’ in Washington, DC area for Dec. 21 and is ‘prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.’ This statement comes five days after […]

by Janet Shan· · Gun Violence
Do You Know Where Your U.S. Senator and Senator-Elect Stand on an Assault Weapons Ban?

Do You Know Where Your U.S. Senator and Senator-Elect Stand on an Assault Weapons Ban?

The following U.S. Senators are opposed to an assault weapons ban.  Mother Jones has the list of senators who support a ban, don’t support a ban and hasn’t said peep about their position in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 20 kids and six adults […]

by Janet Shan· · Gun Violence, Politics, Sandy Hook