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Video: Charlton Heston’s “From my cold dead hands” speech to the NRA

Here’s one of a number of speeches that Charlton Heston delivered at the annual NRA convention. In this video clip, we can see why Heston was so effective as a … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Daniel R. Cobb: We Must End the Tyranny of the American Gun Lobby

Today, US federal law allows any adult to buy guns of all kinds, including AR15-style assault weapons, magazines, and ammunition, without any ID or background checks of any kind. These … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · 5 Comments

Marc Jampole: Surveys show Americans succumbing to lies of the gun lobby

A new Pew Research Center survey shows that more Americans now believe that protecting gun rights is more important than controlling gun ownership, and a 2014 Gallup poll says that … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Abby Martin: How Exceptionalism Fuels America’s Gun Massacres

We recently passed the second anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, where twenty helpless children and six staff members were gunned down in cold … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · 14 Comments

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