Gun Control

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 · January 4, 2014 · Detroit News, Gun Control
New NRA President Jim Porter Says Civil War Called ‘War of Northern Aggression’ Down South

New NRA President Jim Porter Says Civil War Called ‘War of Northern Aggression’ Down South

If you think Wayne LaPierre is crazy, his boss, the incoming president of the National Rifle Association, is certifiably nuttier. Alabama lawyer Jim Porter, who recently became the new NRA president, noted the organization was “started by some Yankee generals who didn’t like the way my Southern boys had the […]

by · May 3, 2013 · Gun Control
NJ Gov. Chris Christie Seeks Expanded Background Checks, Crackdown on Violent Video Games Sold to Minors

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Seeks Expanded Background Checks, Crackdown on Violent Video Games Sold to Minors

Bloomberg reports New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) “is seeking expanded background checks for gun purchases and parental consent for minors to buy violent video games as part of his response to the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.” The usual chorus of right wing “haterade” drinkers won’t like it, but of course, Chris […]

by · April 22, 2013 · Gun Control
President Obama Should Put Sens. Max Baucus, Mark Begich, Mark Pryor & Heidi Heitkamp on Blast Over Gun Control

President Obama Should Put Sens. Max Baucus, Mark Begich, Mark Pryor & Heidi Heitkamp on Blast Over Gun Control

It’s time for a political demonstration over lawmakers voting the way the National Rifle Association wants just because they are beholden to them. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are living proof that something must be done about preventing terrorists from getting guns in their hands. I say President Obama needs to […]

Stunning Defeat of Gun Control Overhaul Should Culminate in Lawmakers Being Kicked Out of Office in 2014 Elections

Stunning Defeat of Gun Control Overhaul Should Culminate in Lawmakers Being Kicked Out of Office in 2014 Elections

HinterlandGazette Editorial — Wednesday was a horrible day for the majority of Americans who wanted to see some type of gun control overhaul passed. What’s troubling is that it wasn’t just the background check amendment that went up in flames. Every other proposal concerning gun control did too. To echo […]

Rick Warren: Matthew Warren Committed Suicide with Unregistered Gun Bought on Internet

Rick Warren: Matthew Warren Committed Suicide with Unregistered Gun Bought on Internet

Pastor Rick Warren said his son, Matthew Warren, committed suicide with an unregistered gun he purchased on the Internet. The serial number was reportedly scratched off the gun, making it virtually impossible to trace. “I pray he seeks God’s forgiveness,” wrote Warren, a best-selling author and the head of Saddleback […]

Rand Paul Gun Control Filibuster Threat Fizzles as Senate Votes to Begin Debate

Sen. Rand Paul’s gun control bill filibuster threat failed in the Senate. The U.S. Senate voted 68-31 to begin gun control bill debate. GOP ayes include Ayotte, McCain, Alexander, Corker, Chambliss, Toomey, Flake, Isaakson, Graham, Kirk, Wicker, Coburn and Collins. The procedural vote followed a breakthrough by Sens. Joe Manchin, D-West […]

by · April 11, 2013 · Breaking News, Gun Control
CT Gov. Dan Malloy Compares NRA’s Wayne LaPierre to a ‘Circus Clown’ on Gun Control

CT Gov. Dan Malloy Compares NRA’s Wayne LaPierre to a ‘Circus Clown’ on Gun Control

LOL: Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy slammed NRA vice president on Candy Crowley’s “State of the Union” show saying he “reminds me of the clowns at the circus. They get the most attention.” That’s what he’s paid to do. But the reality is is that the gun that was used to […]

by · April 7, 2013 · Gun Control
Denver Cops Take to Facebook to Whine About Obama Using Cops as Backdrop During Gun Control Speech

Denver Cops Take to Facebook to Whine About Obama Using Cops as Backdrop During Gun Control Speech

President Obama can’t win with the right wing, no matter how hard he tries. Some Denver cops, retired and active, complained that the President shouldn’t use law enforcement officers to stand behind him as he gives a speech on gun control at the Denver Police Academy. They believe it sends […]

by · April 3, 2013 · Gun Control, Gun Violence

Jim Carrey ‘Cold Dead Hand’ Tweets Mocking Assault Rifle Owners Sparks Right Wing Freak-Out

Right wing freak-out over Jim Carrey’s ‘Cold Dead Hand’ tweets about assault rifle owners who are ‘unwilling’ to bend for the safety of our kids. He also added, if “sorry if you are offended by the word safety.” Robert Zimmerman Jr. sends racist tweet comparing Trayvon Martin to alleged baby […]

by · March 25, 2013 · Gun Control, Latest News