Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom of California, talks with Rachel Maddow about a new proposal being presented to his state's voters to require a background check for ammunition purchases, a move it is hoped will avoid the NRA lobbying pressure that has...

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom of California, talks with Rachel Maddow about a new proposal being presented to his state's voters to require a background check for ammunition purchases, a move it is hoped will avoid the NRA lobbying pressure that has.

federalist12‏@federalist125m   RT Issa subpoenas State Dept. documents on Benghazi...

Issa subpoenas State Dept. documents on Benghazi talking points

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NRA lobbying has suppressed gun violence research - Home | Quirks & Quarks with Bob McDonald | CBC Radio

NRA lobbying has suppressed gun violence research

NRA lobbying has suppressed gun violence research - Home | Quirks & Quarks with Bob McDonald | CBC Radio

The CDC isnt allowed to pursue many kinds of gun research due to the lobbying strength of the National Rifle Association. As a result of the NRAs lobbying efforts, governmental research into gun mortality has shrunk by 96% since the mid-1990s. Prior to 1996, the Center for Disease Control funded research into the causes of firearm-related deaths. we let that happen... its so similar to big tobacco politics.

The CDC isnt allowed to pursue many kinds of gun research due to the lobbying strength of the National Rifle Association. As a result of the NRAs lobbying efforts, governmental research into gun mortality has shrunk by 96% since the mid-1990s. Prior to 1996, the Center for Disease Control funded research into the causes of firearm-related deaths. we let that happen... its so similar to big tobacco politics.

This country needs to have a discussion about how it handles its mentally ill as well... it's not just about guns.

Article: Gun Lovers Will Torment Bereaved at Colorado Memorial Service - Imagine a counter demonstration to a Boston Marathon vigil. Imagine a counter demonstration to a Oklahoma tornado or Hurricane Sandy vigil.

In the last two decades, the deep-pocketed NRA has increasingly relied on the support of another constituency: the $12-billion-a-year gun industry, made up of manufacturers and sellers of firearms, ammunition and related wares. That alliance was sealed in 2005, when Congress, after heavy NRA lobbying, approved a measure that gave gunmakers and gun distributors broad, and unprecedented, immunity from a wave of liability lawsuits related to gun violence in America’s cities.

How The NRA Became The Gun Industry Lobby

Italian shotgun company says reports that its president was mistaken as a terrorist ‘absolutely false’

The Government Won't Fund Research on Gun Violence Because of NRA Lobbying

The Government Won't Fund Research on Gun Violence Because of NRA Lobbying

NSA, I know you're reading this. You think I'm doing something wrong, get a warrant. By my fourth Amendment right, get a fucking warrant!

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National Association for Gun Rights targeting women in support of gun ownership. http://www.concealedcarrie.com/ THANK GOD THE NRA "TARGETS" STUPID WOMEN WHO HAVE REFUSED TO BECOME RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY UP TIL NOW!!!

Sex, Safety, And Machismo: How Guns Are Advertised In America

Guns_"Mama didn't raise a victim."_Nope I am not a victim.

36 Ways Unions Have Improved Your Life. Great article from the Daily Kos

Daily Kos: Paul Ryan blames Obama for GM plant closed in 2008 under Bush

NRA power and money goes a long way in states

NRA has strong lobby in states

Gun laws in many states have expanded due to NRA lobbying. A selection of style rifles for sale at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store in Tinley Park, Illinois.

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association on Thursday addressed for the first time the question of whether Adam Lanza or his mother, Nancy Lanza, were ever members of the gun rights group. The answer, the NRA said, is no.

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association on Thursday addressed for the first time the question of whether Adam Lanza or his mother, Nancy Lanza, were ever members of the gun rights group. The answer, the NRA said, is no.

Direct democracy eyed as way around NRA lobby on California gun laws

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom of California, talks with Rachel Maddow about a new proposal being presented to his state's voters to require a background c.

Obamacare: 10 things you need to know about Affordable Care Act starting Oct. 1 | MLive.com

Obamacare: 10 things you need to know about Affordable Care Act starting Oct. 1

I've been going to places recently that I'd normally avoid. Hard, clinical and brightly lit places for humans who are widely viewed as "less-than." One is for men without documents whose detention .

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