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Suspicious letter sent to White House

Source: Politics Balla | May 30 2013, 12:40pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Suspicious letter sent to White House
Washington, May 30 (IANS) A suspicious letter similar to the one sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been intercepted at the White House mail room, a media report said Thursday.
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Film Director Produces Ads Urging Voters to Support Gun Control Candidates

Oct 29 2014 3:28am CDT | Source: Big Government

Filmmaker Mark Pellington has partnered with the Coalition Against Gun Violence to produce two PSAs urging voters to support candidates running on a gun control platform. The PSAs are crafted in such a way as to make viewers feel like past votes for candidates other than those who support more gun control opened the door to the 2007 Virginia Tech attack and the 2012 Aurora theater attack.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, the first of the two ...
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In the age of ISIS, pack heat!

Oct 28 2014 6:23pm CDT | Source: WND

Some arguments should end. All the issues over horses and buggy whips vanished from our city council meetings when the automobile came along. The inventor who guaranteed his new carbon paper was better than anybody else’s fell silent when Xerox came along. Doctors no longer argue over when leeches should be applied to very sick patients. The argument that must end immediately is the one over gun control. Forget that gun control doesn’t work and crime – especially the cri ...
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Majority Of Kroger Shoppers Want Gun-Friendly Chain To Ban Guns

Oct 28 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The cadre of mothers crusading to ban the open carry of firearms in stores has added a new poll to its arsenal. Sixty-four percent of shoppers in states allowing gun owners to brandish their weapons in public want supermarket giant Kroger to prohibit open carry in its stores, according to the poll, commissioned by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America, the increasingly powerful gun-control group backed by billionaire Michael Blo ...
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One-Percenters' Gun Control Initiative Would Not Have Stopped Marysville Shooting

Oct 27 2014 5:37pm CDT | Source: Big Government

On October 27 NBC News announced the death of Gia Soriano, one of the students wounded by freshman Jaylen Fryberg in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting, and followed the announcement with a reminder that Washington state residents get the chance to vote for gun control via Initiative 594 next week.  The catch is that I-594 would not have stopped or even hindered the Marysville shooting. NBC ...
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Washington Voters Will Weigh Competing Gun Control Measures On Heels Of School Shooting

Oct 24 2014 3:18pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- A shooting at a suburban Washington state high school on Friday is likely to intensify an already heated debate over two competing state ballot measures related to gun background checks, both of which will go before voters on Nov. 4. Information on the shooting was still emerging Friday afternoon, but multiple reports describe a lone gunman opening fire on the school cafeteria at Marysville Pilchuck High School, in Marysvil ...
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‘Biking While Black’ Can Get You A Criminal Summons In New York City

Oct 23 2014 9:47am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

CREDIT: Shutterstock The New York Police Department’s record of targeting people of color is well documented. Under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 87 percent of people stopped under the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk program were black or Latino. Black men between the ages of 14 and 24 were stopped so frequently that there were actually more police stops of young black men than there are young black m ...
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The Nativist Roots Of Ebola Hysteria

Oct 21 2014 10:35am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

After the first documented case of Ebola in the United States spread from the victim Thomas Duncan to two health workers in Dallas, Texas, some lawmakers proposed that the U.S. halt flights stemming from the three West African countries hardest hit by Ebola. Others conflated the issue of border security with Ebola-stricken terrorists and unaccompanied child migrants crossing the border, recycling an age-old nativism narrative that highlights public health concerns a ...
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North Carolina Showdown Could Be Most Expensive Ever

Oct 20 2014 2:39am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

"From the Koch brothers and Art Pope to George Soros and Michael Bloomberg, wealthy donors are making North Carolina's U.S. Senate race one of America's first $100 million contests," the Charlotte Observer reports. "Outside groups continue to flood the state with ads and accusations, forcing Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican Thom Tillis to keep scrambling for dollars in the campaign's final two weeks. Money spent or committed in the race i ...
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