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  1. Jay Leno Takes A Stand Against Gun Violence - Cancels His Las Vegas NSSF PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Kos

    After hearing from various anti-gun violence groups, including Coalition To Stop Gun Violence , renowned talk show host, Jay Leno, cancelled his performance with the National Shooting Sports Foundation . Leno was to appear at the NSSF's annual Shooting, Hunting, & Outdoor Trade show in Las Vegas early next year.


  2. The Monsters Who Walk Amongst UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Daily Kos

    This essay about America's culture of violence and addiction to guns was originally written in December 2012, days after the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre. As I watched with horror and rage the news coverage of the mass murder of children that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut, the old suppurating wounds opened again.


  3. Rush Limbaugh on "Another School Shooting"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Daily Kos

    On December 14, 2012, 26 people, 20 of them children, were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. Here is Limbaugh's comment four days later on December 18: What if there is nobody or nothing to blame? Would that make this inexplicable horror unbearable? What if we didn't rush to judgement? What if we didn't waste our thoughts, prayers and actions on assigning blame for the sake of mere recrimination? What if we calmly and ruthlessly learned whatever lessons we can from the massacre -- and prevented the next one? What if it wasn't one thing, but everything, that set off Lanza? What if it is no more complicated than the guy just did it? In other words, excrement happens.


  4. Special Stupid: Gun Nut EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Daily Kos

    "[ There have been 86 ] school shootings since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT in late 2012. That particular killing led to the deaths of 20 small children.


  5. CT-Gov: Tom Foley (R) Refuses To Say What He'd Do About Connecticut's Gun LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Daily Kos

    The subject of gun control resurfaced during Connecticut's fifth gubernatorial debate, with Foley facing incumbent Gov. Dan Malloy and conservative Joe Visconti, who is petitioning to run as an independent. Visconti, in his first debate of the election, spoke in favor of repealing most of the gun control package signed into law by Malloy in April.


  6. Continuing Education at the St Louis Co. Police AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Daily Kos

    The shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer on August 9th in Ferguson, Missouri and the events that followed were tragic.


  7. Radio is LIVE at 9am ETRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Lots of great Labor Day pieces about... labor. Some about days, true. But mostly labor.


  8. Assault rifle sales sluggish because cruel dictator Obama still hasn't banned themRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Daily Kos

    The problem, you see, is that a whole lot of very stupid people went out and bought assault rifles because the NRA and other conspiracy groups were very, very sure that Barack Obama was going to ban them when he took office, or after he took office, or during any particular season, or when he re-took office, and so on.


  9. The NRA slow to Admit their 'targeting' of ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Daily Kos

    But with the story making the rounds on social media, only those latter two applied to a tweet posted on Wednesday afternoon by NRA Women , which is part of the National Rifle Association's Women's Programs and is .


  10. Obamacare helping young people get mental health treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Daily Kos

    The National Institutes of Health says that three-quarters of mental illnesses begin by age 24, a group that's also traditionally been more at risk for being uninsured.


  11. Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Robin Williams, depression and suicideRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Hey Media? Maybe instead of sending cameras to Robin WilliamsA A ATM house to be ghoulish, you could send cameras to #Ferguson to be journalists.


  12. Federal Judge Upholds Maryland Assault Weapons BanRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Maryland's law, passed five months after the mass shooting in an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., made the possession or sale of an assault weapon or a magazine capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition a misdemeanor in Maryland.


  13. America: No Longer the Stuff that Dreams are Made ofRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | Daily Kos

    A personal note to Speaker Boehner: Thank you, thank you, thank you, John, for providing much needed entertainment in times of stress.


  14. We've Gone Too FarRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Molly doesn't like me very much right now. Molly is my 7 year old Pit Bull. Today we took our longest walk in over two years.


  15. Eric Cantor's Loss Is Shocking! Another School Shooting? Not so much.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Eric Cantor's unexpected primary loss last night has been described by the media as " shocking ," " stunning ," and " seismic ."


  16. Since Sandy Hook, one school shooting in America every school weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Daily Kos

    It has been only 18 months since 20 elementary school children and six adults were executed by a gunman in in their Newtown, Connecticut, classrooms.


  17. ResultsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Daily Kos

    All right, I've got some questions on the Bundy-standoff patriots who went on to kill two law enforcement officers and an armed passerby in Las Vegas last weekend.


  18. 46,000 Americans dead from guns since Sandy HookRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Daily Kos

    This coming Saturday will be the 18-month anniversary of that awful day at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.


  19. "My kid died because those gutless bastards haven't done anything, it's outrageous" says MartinezRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Daily Kos

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  20. Newtown Truthers strike againRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Someone stole the "centerpiece" of the playground built in honor of a Sandy Hook victim, then called the grieving family to taunt them.


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