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U.S. Senate Votes 51-43 to Confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General

U.S. Senate Votes 51-43 to Confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General

The U.S. Senate votes 51-43 to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as surgeon general. The nomination was held up by Republicans after the National Rifle Association opposition because he agreed with President Obama on the need for gun control. Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is playing hardball in the last […]

by Janet Shan· · Politics
Joe Wurzelbacher, AKA Joe the Plumber, Insults Families of Isla Vista Murder Victims

Joe Wurzelbacher, AKA Joe the Plumber, Insults Families of Isla Vista Murder Victims

Joe Wurzelbacher, also known as Joe the Plumber, published an open letter on Tuesday to the families of the victims in the Isla Vista shooting/stabbing rampage. He also had a special message for Richard Martinez, the father of Christopher Martinez, one of the victims murdered by Elliot Rodger, for calling […]

by Janet Shan· · Today's Headlines
Gun Rights: Atlanta Soccer Club Menaced by Man Walking Around with Gun, Knife

Gun Rights: Atlanta Soccer Club Menaced by Man Walking Around with Gun, Knife

GUN RIGHTS:  While some are applauding Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal for signing into law an expanded gun bill, some are concerned and upset that guns could now be present in bars, churches, schools and government buildings. We all know that guns and alcohol don’t mix. What’s interesting is that someone […]

by Janet Shan· · Politics, Today's Headlines
House Bill 875 Seeks to Expand Georgia’s Stand Your Ground Law

House Bill 875 Seeks to Expand Georgia’s Stand Your Ground Law

#StandYourGround:  Georgia’s “Safe Carry Protection Act” (HB 875) seeks to expand the state’s controversial Stand Your Ground legislation. It would allow people to carry guns almost anywhere they choose, including schools, bars, churches, government buildings and airports. Lucia McBath, the mother of teen Jordan Davis, who was murdered by Michael […]

Detroit Police Chief James Craig Believes Good Gun Owners Can Deter Crime

Detroit Police Chief James Craig Believes Good Gun Owners Can Deter Crime

Detroit Police Chief James Craig believes that if more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice before attacking them. He said responsible gun owners would likely deter crime, the Detroit News reports. During a press conference Thursday at police headquarters, Craig siad, “When we look at the good community members who have concealed […]

by Janet Shan· · Detroit News, Gun Control
Right Wingnut John Hinderaker Blames Obama, Eric Holder for Increase in Mass Murders

Right Wingnut John Hinderaker Blames Obama, Eric Holder for Increase in Mass Murders

So, Power Line’s John Hinderaker is blaming President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder for the increase in mass shootings that have occurred since the a black man ascended the U.S. presidency. Hinderaker is chomping at the bit to assign blame to the Obama administration in response to Eric Holder’s comments that […]

by Janet Shan· · Politics, Today's Headlines
NRA’s Wayne LaPierre on Navy Yard Shooting:  “There Weren’t Enough Good Guys with Guns”

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre on Navy Yard Shooting: “There Weren’t Enough Good Guys with Guns”

The National Rifle Association’s clown car rolled through “Meet the Press” on Sunday….. NRA bigwig Wayne LaPierre contends that if there were more good guys with guns at the Washington Navy Yard then more people would have been saved from Aaron Alexis shooting rampage. Um, the first person Aaron Alexis […]

by Janet Shan· · Today's Headlines
US Navy Releases Biographical Data on Navy Yard Shooter Aaron Alexis, Who was an IT Contractor

US Navy Releases Biographical Data on Navy Yard Shooter Aaron Alexis, Who was an IT Contractor

The U.S. Navy released biographical data for suspected Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, who killed 12 people in Building 197 Monday morning. He served in the Navy Reserves from 2007-2011. Alexis, who worked as an IT contractor, received two awards during his military service. Aaron Alexis had a “pattern of […]

NRA Claims NSA Surveillance Programs Could be Used as ‘Backdoor’ for National Gun Registry

NRA Claims NSA Surveillance Programs Could be Used as ‘Backdoor’ for National Gun Registry

The National Rifle Association has started a new freak-out. The leaders of the NRA plan to press members of Congress to block the NSA’s surveillance program to collect records of phone calls made by Americans, claiming these efforts can be used as a “backdoor” to construct a national gun registry. […]

by Janet Shan· · NSA Spying
Iowa Granting Gun Permits to People Who are Legally or Completely Blind

Iowa Granting Gun Permits to People Who are Legally or Completely Blind

WTF: Iowa is granting permits to purchase or carry guns in public to people who are legally or completely blind. It’s not enough that some mentally ill people are getting their hands on guns, but now the blind. No one questions the legality of the permits. State law does not […]