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The NRA Shows How it Feels About African-Americans

Recently, I watched a video that the National Rifle Association (NRA) released in response to a speech that President Obama gave in Chicago at a conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) on October 27.

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Wisconsin Colleges Shouldn’t Be Badgered into Allowing Guns in Classrooms

There are over 7,000 colleges and universities in the United States, the majority of which prohibit students from carrying firearms on their campuses. Unfortunately, I happen to attend a school that has been forced to allow guns in “right-of-way” areas, and which might have to permit them in my classrooms soon as well.

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My Dad and Guns

My father hunted game regularly when I was a kid, and we ate venison and pheasant every autumn. I shot rifles and pistols in target practice when we vacationed in the mountains. Guns were part of my life growing up.

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Artist Uses Provocative Images to Comment on “Aggrieved Entitlement” of Gun Fetishists

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence was first made aware of the “Gunlicker” series of paintings by critically acclaimed artist Kate Krentz after they were featured in a Huffington Post article.

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Who’s Backing The Last Pro-Gun “Academic,” John Lott?

On August 13, 2015, Buzzfeed published a fascinating interview with stalking victim Taylor Woolrich that revealed that prominent pro-gun “academic” John Lott had authored an op-ed in her name for Fox News entitled, “Dear Dartmouth, I Am One of Your Students, I Am Being Stalked, Please Let Me Carry a Gun to Protect Myself.”