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Be Careful What You Wish

For decades now, the gun lobby has trotted out the same tired canard when Americans have called for gun reform in the wake of a mass shooting. “Enforce the laws on the books,” they tell us, as if there is an ample supply of American gun laws with actual teeth to be enforced.

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NRA Toes the Line on Domestic Violence

The National Rifle Association (NRA) and women have long had a tumultuous relationship. The NRA is interested in keeping the firearms industry profitable, but has had a very difficult time in turning American women into customers.

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Gun Industry Double-Speak on Firearm Safety

A controversial article posted this month at www.guns.com titled “Down and Dirty Solutions to Hiding your Handgun (At Home Edition)” has raised many eyebrows and caused a certain gun manufacturer some embarrassment.

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Shooting with the Enemy, Part 2

Recently, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) Director of Communications Ladd Everitt spent time with Maryland gun dealer Andy Raymond, who flirted with the idea of selling a newly-marketed “smart gun.” Here is Ladd’s recounting of their day together.

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“Happy Mother’s Day” Call from Pro-Gun Activist Obsessed with Sodomy

Normally, Mother’s Day is occasion for warm, love-filled greetings; and even peace advocacy. Pro-gun activist Mike Lynn of Memphis, Tennessee, however, seems to have a different idea about how the holiday works. When you work in the field of gun violence prevention, you get used to angry and threatening correspondence from the other side, but […]