Through meticulously assembled archival imagery, “The Rifleman” reveals the roots of the modern National Rifle Association, U.S. Border Patrol, and the gun lobby’s unyielding influence on national politics. (running time: 18 minutes)
Abby Zimet: On Numberless Dead Bodies and Weapons of War Being Necessary to the Security Of A Free State
Congress, for God’s sake and all of ours, do your job.
New York state Attorney General Letitia James is suing the National Rifle Association and four of its current and former officials. The primary goal of the New York lawsuit is to dissolve the NRA completely.
Imagine someone with nothing left to lose as a virus
armed with a gun and desperate to spread its bullets.
It was 39 years ago Sunday that John Lennon was murdered by a deranged fan in front of his apartment.
two men in camouflage
drunk loud talk, stare at shotguns
Despite racist and anti-immigrant scapegoating, data shows that most American terrorists are resentful White men inspired by White supremacist and misogynist rhetoric.
Everyone knows who to blame for these massacres: Trump, an accomplice to white nationalist terrorism.
Where are the calls to stop the massive illegal transfer of U.S. weapons fueling the very violence that drives innocent people to leave their homes?
Most observers think the alt-right are conservative extremists, defined chiefly by their loud and proud commitment to white racial superiority and privilege. But there’s much more to the alt-right.
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