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30 Murders by Firearm in England 2012 vs. 8,855 in US

Posted by , Friday, May 30, 2014

Guns and coffee: The right to bear arms is not absolute | The Economist

Posted by , Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Smith & Wesson booked record sales as gun debate raged – Jun. 13, 2013

Posted by , Friday, June 14, 2013

Gun control reform: all but three ‘no’ senators received pro-gun cash

from Marylouise Sillman
Posted by , Thursday, April 25, 2013

Why Does America Lose Its Head Over ‘Terror’ But Ignore Its Daily Gun Deaths?

Posted by , Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Ted Nugent Kills 455 Pigs With Machine Gun

Posted by , Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Analysis of campaign disclosures shows 42 of 45 dissenting senators logged donations from firearms lobbyists

from marylouise sillman
Posted by , Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Jon Stewart, Gun Control and Australia

Posted by , Tuesday, April 23, 2013

How the NRA Impeded the Boston Bomber Investigation

Posted by , Monday, April 22, 2013

A Senate in the Gun Lobby’s Grip – NYTimes.com

Posted by , Saturday, April 20, 2013

Gun Control: 45 Percent of the Senate Foils 90 Percent of America | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Posted by , Saturday, April 20, 2013

Elizabeth Warren Slams Republicans and the NRA

Posted by , Monday, March 18, 2013

God Wants You to Have an Assault Rifle

Posted by , Friday, March 1, 2013

Ted Nugent to attend State of the Union. Will that backfire? ( video)

Posted by , Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The Big House That Wayne LaPierre Built

Posted by , Saturday, February 9, 2013

Rap News: The Great Gun Debate


Posted by , Friday, February 8, 2013

Gun control: Round up the guns! Or don’t | The Economist

Posted by , Saturday, January 26, 2013

How Obsequious Media Coverage Perpetuates NRA Mythology | Common Dreams

Posted by , Friday, January 18, 2013

Overview: America’s Gun and Violence Crisis; And: How the 2nd Amendment Got Hijacked by the NRA and Antonin Scalia

Posted by , Thursday, January 17, 2013

TomDispatch: Tomgram: Engelhardt, A Second Amendment World, Pentagon-Style

Posted by , Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Ian Welsh: On Killing Sprees

Welsh ..
[in the US] More people are mentally ill [and medicated] .. People have to be medicated to function in American society because it requires unpleasant and unnatural behavior, virtually all the time. School and work both require people to act in ways that normal, healthy, unmedicated individuals find hard to sustain. Add to that the fact that social ties have, over the last 60 years, absolutely collapsed, leaving most people with almost no friend or close family, and people need to drug themselves to get through their day. They are sick, scared and lonely. And at the very edges of this, the occasional person cracks, goes ballistic and kills a lot of people
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Posted by , Saturday, January 5, 2013

The Deadly Fantasy of Assault Weapons – NYTimes.com

Posted by , Sunday, December 30, 2012

The Economist makes the gun debate look absurd – Salon.com

Posted by , Tuesday, December 25, 2012

The Scourge of Concealed Weapons – NYTimes.com

Posted by , Monday, December 24, 2012

The N.R.A. Crawls From Its Hidey Hole – NYTimes.com

Posted by , Sunday, December 23, 2012