Meet Leah Vukmir, a Republican Senate candidate from Wisconsin who wants to bring her conservative know-how to Washington. She would like you to vote for her, and she would like to ask you to vote for her while sitting at a table with a gun placed at her side. Extremely casual.
Gun control! Somewhere!
Students, teachers, and parents from across the country are pleading with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to do the one thing she has pledged not to do: examine the role guns play in school shootings—a very reasonable request! Unfortunately, DeVos was not present at the meeting. A metaphor!
In an apparent attempt to placate gun sellers and the gun lobby, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives routinely allows dealers that violate gun laws to hold on to their licenses.
In the wake of the Parkland shooting and a wave of student-led protests calling for tighter gun controls, the NRA painted itself—and the Second Amendment—as a fragile endangered species. The con worked. According to Federal Elections Commission filings reported by the Miami Herald, the NRA broke a 15-year fundraising…
Convicted domestic abusers in New York are now required by law to turn in all firearms, expanding a state law banning them from owning handguns. New York passed the original legislation in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre.
Westworld is a theme park in which real humans can pay money to go live out their most depraved dreams of the Wild West, getting into John Wayne adventures with the ability to kill/fuck a population of remarkably humanlike robots. It is entirely fictional, existing in the domain of novelist Michael Crichton’s brain…
What’s Tomi Lahren up to? She’s putting a gun in her yoga pants as part of an ad which is literally to promote yoga pants for people who bring guns to yoga. Hi, Tomi.
On Monday, January 22, 2018, 15-year-old Gabe Parker was, the best anyone could tell, doing fine. The following day, he overslept, had some cereal, and then asked his mother to drive him to Marshall County High School, in Benton, Kentucky, where he was a sophomore and a trombone player in the school band. He walked…
Just months after banning content that demonstrates how to make guns fire faster, YouTube is taking down more videos involving gun training and usage.
The Associate Press reports that St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, where 11-year-old Barron Trump is a student, joined over 100 other schools in the D.C/Maryland area in an effort to pressure his father into supporting actual gun control measures.
The first things you notice are the uniform orange beanies, blazing like a sore, tangerine thumb against the dour grey smattering of a New York evening. Armed with name tags and press passes, manila folders and snacks, the student volunteers are buzzing with an excitement normally afforded to theater kids before a big…
Aminah Glenn, a high school junior from Chicago, was one of five students detained by the Chicago Police Department while participating in a national student walkout to combat gun violence and support gun control. Though reports soon surfaced that she was released without criminal charges, the ordeal showed the stakes…
Because this administration is incapable of having good ideas, President Trump will meet with representatives from the video game industry on Thursday to discuss possible connections between violent video games and gun violence. Problem is, decades of research have found no such connection. Whoops.
A 20-year-old Oregon man is suing Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging age discrimination after the stores refused to sell him a rifle that he really, really, really wants.
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Dick’s Sporting Goods, one of America’s largest sporting goods retailers, is immediately ending its sales of assault-style weapons and high capacity magazines. They will also require customers buying firearms to be at least 21 years old.