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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 4 Apr, 2013 At 06:39 PM | Categorized As General News, Gun Control | With 0 Comments

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence engaged in a 50-state analysis of gun violence and found that 8 of the 10 states with highest violence rates are also among the states with weakest gun laws. Furthermore, the gun violence rate in these 10 states is twice as high as in the 10 states with [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 29 Mar, 2013 At 11:53 AM | Categorized As Gun Control, Progressive Politics | With 0 Comments

Investigators found that Lanza’s mom gave his son a holiday card with a cheque to buy a semi-automatic handgun. Background checks and banning magazines only necessary on a war-zone can significantly reduce the number of mass shootings as well as the number of victims per mass shooting, but the main drive behind these murders is [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 28 Mar, 2013 At 11:52 AM | Categorized As General News, Gun Control | With 0 Comments

Anywhere in the USA, a shooting rampage can kill over 20 people in just 5 minutes. This is what happened in Newtown when Lanza, who holds a NRA certificate, walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School with his military-style weapons. USA Today reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 26 Mar, 2013 At 10:47 AM | Categorized As General News, Gun Control | With 0 Comments

Cody R. Wilson, a 25-year old chripto-anarchist, wants to put an end to the gun debate by developing and publishing the open-source codes for 3D printing a firearm. Picture Credit: Mike Licht/CC BY 2.0

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 18 Mar, 2013 At 12:44 PM | Categorized As Gun Control, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments

Such is the NRA’s disbelief in the capacity of lawmakers “to pass laws” that they are one of the most active participants in ALEC, so they can write laws for them. An example of a lawmaker who has ‘no idea’ about law and gun issues is Congresswomen Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), whose husband died in a [...]