America: Where It's Okay to Regulate Women, But Not Guns

Will yesterday's tragic and terrible mass shooting in Washington DC finally jolt elected officials to pull their heads out of their holsters and start considering some real gun control like human beings with feelings that extend beyond a desire to secure the AK-fellating firearm hoarder vote? To answer my own… » 9/17/13 3:40pm 9/17/13 3:40pm

NRA Awards Membership to 8-Year-Old Who Made Gun-Shaped Pop Tart

How are things over in NRA-world, a mystical place in which logic runs backwards and the guns are as plentiful as the countless billowing American flags? Oh, about the same as usual — the gun bras are dangling off of clotheslines, the sound of delighted laughter is mingling with the ricochets of bullets at target… » 5/31/13 12:45pm 5/31/13 12:45pm

Some Sex Offenders Have No Problem Getting Gun Permits

Iowa state law allows people convicted of misdemeanor sex crimes to easily obtain weapons permits. That rightfully concerns people who worry repeat sex offenders could use guns to further intimidate and influence victims, but should also be troubling given that no one, including the FBI, seems to understand who can… » 5/06/13 6:20pm 5/06/13 6:20pm

Read Gabby Giffords' Fierce, Powerful Piece on Today's GOP Filibuster

In a New York Times' Op-Ed entitled "A Senate in the Gun Lobby’s Grip", Gabby Giffords' joins Obama in unleashing hell on the Republicans (and four Democrats) who filibustered the bipartisan gun background-check proposal earlier today: "Senators say they fear the N.R.A. and the gun lobby. But I think that fear must… » 4/17/13 11:30pm 4/17/13 11:30pm

Conservative Asshat Has a New Campaign Slogan: A Gun for Every Baby

Evil Republican mischief elf Rep. Steve Stockman, the same congressional asshat who snarked Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s outfit, sent out a tweet on Friday that was sure to outrage just about every social media user with even a gossamer shred of empathy. It purported to unveil Stockman’s new campaign bumper stick: “If… » 4/14/13 4:30pm 4/14/13 4:30pm

In the Wake of Sandy Hook, Connecticut Passes Some of the Strictest Gun…

Yesterday, bipartisan lawmakers in Connecticut have created a bill that includes several new gun control laws that, if passed, will make the state one of the strictest on guns in the nation. The deal includes a ban on 100 new types of firearms, a ban on new high-capacity ammunition magazines, a statewide dangerous… » 4/02/13 12:40pm 4/02/13 12:40pm

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre Needs to Stop Pretending He Gives a Shit About…

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre made a speech at CPAC today in which he excoriated liberals for suggesting that arming women might not be the be-all and end-all of rape prevention. "The one thing a violent rapist deserves," LaPierre said, smirking,"is to face is a good woman with a gun!" (HUGE APPLAUSE.)… » 3/15/13 5:20pm 3/15/13 5:20pm