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Booze, guns, and sex

With a bunch of unsupervised teenagers away from home? What could possibly go wrong? As gun rights advocates push to legalize firearms on college campuses, an argument is taking shape: Arming female students will help reduce sexual assaults. Support for so-called campus-carry laws had been hard to muster despite efforts by proponents to argue that […]

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I truly wonder if these people are crazy: Gun owners would be allowed to carry concealed weapons around the country under new legislation introduced in the Senate. The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act would allow gun owners who have a concealed carry permit in their home state to bring their firearms in any other state […]

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And their every powerful emotion with these convenient weapons? DOUGLAS COUNTY — ATLANTA, Ga. — A gunman has shot six people west of Atlanta, killing four, including a 7-year-old child. The shooters identity has not been released. He shot six people before he shot and killed himself, said Douglas County Coroner Randy Daniel. The 7-year-old, […]

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Good shot

When will these so-called adults take responsibility for keeping guns away from little kids? Why is that so hard to do? ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother’s purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday, police said. According to […]

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‘Just one of those things’

A trip to the moon on gossamer wings? No, yet another responsible gun owner whose loaded weapon is inexplicably commandeered by a small child who mysteriously ends up dead! A two-year-old Florida boy died on Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself with his father’s .380 caliber handgun that he found in the family car. The toddler, […]

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It’s just a fantasy

And doing it harder, faster, longer isn’t going to change the results: Over the weekend, a Texas gun rights group repeatedly reenacted the Charlie Hebdo massacre in order to determine whether it could have been prevented if one of the editors or cartoonists had been armed, CBS DFW reports. Members of the group, “The Truth […]

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Oddly enough, they’re both fine: POST FALLS, Idaho — The Post Falls Police said a couple of intoxicated men walked into a Walmart in Post Falls and began shooting a BB gun. It happened overnight when the two males walked into the store and took a brand new BB gun out of its box. Police […]

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After the NRA put a target on his back: The Senate narrowly confirmed a new surgeon general whose nomination was delayed for months in a fight over his comments alleging that guns are public health issue. The confirmation represents a victory for gun control advocates, even as recent polling has shown Americans moving in the […]

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A perfectly fine idea

Of course, Massachusetts has the most educated population in the country, while Texas is, well, Texas: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Long depicted as the rootin’-tootin’ capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns. That could change in 2015, with the Republican-dominated […]

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‘Are you John Lennon?’

The night of December 8th, Jimmy Breslin was at home when he got the call that John Lennon had been shot. This is the column he wrote on deadline. ARE YOU JOHN LENNON? That summer in Breezy Point, when he was eighteen and out of Madison High in Brooklyn, there was the Beatles on the […]

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