New House Democrats Have Their Sights Set On Gun Control

Sarah Palin sounded the alarm on Twitter when she wrote:

“Here They Come: Dems Planning ‘Aggressive’ Gun Control Push When They Take Over House”

Here They Come: Dems Planning 'Aggressive' Gun Control Push When They Take Over House read more

NRA Election Spending Is Cut In Half As Gun Debate Changes

So far this year the National Rifle Association (NRA) has spent just $11 million on midterm races, less than half of the amount of money it spent on the midterms in 2014.

The National Rifle Association, long seen as a kingmaker in Republican politics, is taking a lower profile in this year's midterm campaign. It has put $11 million into midterm races this year, less than half of what it spent four years ago. read more

Six New Gun Control Laws Signed Into Law by New Jersey Governor

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a half-dozen new gun control laws on Wednesday, tightening the Garden State’s already tough gun statutes.

Murphy signed the new laws in Trenton surrounded by the Democratic legislative leaders who got the legislation passed after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day that left 17 people dead. read more

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott To Support Two Gun Control Measures

In a change of heart after the Santa Fe school shootingTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that he could support some new gun control measures in his state.  Abbott is a Republican who has always worked to expand gun rights and has been against any form of gun control laws or regulations. read more

Amazing Waffle House Shooting Hero Raises Nearly $200,000

According to James Shaw Jr he is not a hero, but in the eyes of millions he is.  He’s the guy who took away the automatic rifle of the Waffle House shooter in Antioch, TN who killed four people and would have killed more if not for Shaw’s actions. read more

Illinois City Bans Assault Rifles — Imposes Fines of $1,000 Per Day

When 17 people were killed by a teenager with an assault rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s day, a renewed national debate on gun control laws erupted.  Many gun control advocates began pushing anew for a complete ban on assault-style rifles and also large capacity magazines, since these are the items that have been used in most of the mass murders in the United States in recent years. read more

Bayer 16th Co. to Drop Ingraham As Gun Control Issue Looms in Midterms

Bayer AG, the massive German conglomerate, confirmed Saturday that the company will no longer be spending ad dollars to support Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show.

Bayer  is at least the 16th company to withdraw sponsorship from “The Ingraham Angle” after the abrasive host attacked Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg last week.

“Bayer US has stopped advertising on Laura Ingraham and we have no plans to resume any time in the future,” the company wrote in a tweet.

After Ingraham mocked Hogg for his college rejections on Twitter, the 17-year-old sent out his own tweet with a list of companies sponsoring Ingraham’s show.  The public pressure and bad publicity made almost all of them withdraw as sponsors. read more

Poll Shows Americans Are Fired Up — And It May Mean a Blue Wave in 2018

According to NBC, Americans are mad. Maybe more mad than they’ve ever been.

A large majority of all Americans — 57 percent — responded to a poll by saying they are outraged.  In fact they are so outraged that they would get out of their homes and attend a march and carry a protest sign.  At least that is what pollsters found in a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll that addressed social trends. read more

Amazing! Jared Kushner’s Democratic Brother Josh Just Donated $50,000 to March for Our Lives.

Who knew that the entitled Trump son-in-law (and future felon) Jared Kushner has a brother who is a good guy?  I sure didn’t, and I wouldn’t believe it if I hadn’t read it in an article in Axios.   read more

New Poll Shows Most Americans Think Arming & Training Teachers Is a Horrible Way to Stop School Shootings

A new NBC poll released Thursday morning should be a wakeup call to the NRA and its supporters in Washington, including President Trump.  Most people think that putting more guns in schools is a really bad idea. read more

Background Checks Are Back: Reid Says Only 3 More Republicans Needed to Pass

Senate Democrats are bullish on background check legislation, they only need 3 more Republicans. There are 4 Republicans being targeted to flip their vote.

Right Wingers Claim Prayer Doomed Manchin-Toomey

You probably didn't know this but gun safety laws are "pagan" and it was prayer that defeated Manchin-Toomey

Senators Face ‘Serious Backlash’ After Failure to Support Background Checks

Five Senators in Alaska, Arizona, Nevada, and Ohio are feeling the wrath of the public after failing to support a background checks measure, in what PPP called 'serious backlash'.

Larry Pratt: Bombing Seen by Liberals as Opportunity to Increase Government Control

Republicans want bombing suspect treated as enemy combatant but it's liberals who want increased government control?

The GOP’s Boston-inspired Insanity

The GOP: Sodomizing our shared reality - and you