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Is It Time For America To See What Gun Violence Really Looks Like?

While polls show that Americans overwhelmingly support background checks and banning assault weapons, the popular will to demand these common sense regulations seems largely absent. Relying on historical precedent, Thom Hartmann makes the case that change has happened in our … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans Want No Background Checks For Abusers

Action alert from Iowa Senate Democrats:  Should domestic abusers be able to buy guns without a background check in Iowa? That’s been approved by the Iowa House and will be up for a vote in the Iowa Senate.  The Democratic … Continue reading

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What President Obama Did (Hint: The Second Amendment Is Safe)

Background checks, enforcement of current laws, improving gun safety technology, better mental health treatment and reporting. Read this and see if you still think President Obama is coming after your guns. https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/01/04/fact-sheet-new-executive-actions-reduce-gun-violence Gun violence has taken a heartbreaking toll on … Continue reading

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Does Grassley Represent Iowans Or The Gun Lobby?

Background checks could get another vote. Click here to contact Chuck so he knows where Iowans stand on this issue. The gun lobby spent $163,142 on Chuck Grassley. He voted against a reasonable background check proposal to stop gun violence, … Continue reading

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