Tag Archives: NRA

The Quiet Room 

A story of a child’s gun death in America “At the end of an inconspicuous hallway and strategically placed far from the controlled chaos of the trauma room lies a dimly lit waiting area that we in the medical field … Continue reading

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WTF, Joni?

I was planning on writing this week about what a horrible week the Republicans were having as more of the veneer eroded from their joke of an administration and their Congress of fools and boobs. Even though they were having … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Was Five Years Ago Thursday

Gun Debate 5 years after Sandy Hook Massacre – 2.5 minutes We were on our way to visit some friends when the news broke in with the story of the tragedy in Sandy Hook. I pulled over and started crying … Continue reading

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Can We Talk About Guns Yet?

There hasn’t been a mass shooting in the US that appears to be worthy of mass media attention in the past three weeks, so IS NOW THE TIME TO TALK ABOUT GUNS? Can we finally get something started before the … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Joni Ernst One Of Top Recipients Of NRA Support

*Update 02-16-18:  Doubling down on her pledge of allegiance to the NRA, Joni Ernst repeated this absurd talking point after the mass shooting with a military style automatic weapon this week in a Florida high school. “Mental health care, not … Continue reading

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NRA Should Not Pick SCOTUS

Action Alert from Iowans for Gun Safety: Thanks to the influence of the gun lobby, US Senators (including Grassley and Ernst) have vowed to deny President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee a hearing—never mind an up or down vote. But the … Continue reading

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Scalia And The Second Amendment, Guns And The NRA

The recent sudden death of 79 year old Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia brought renewed attention to one of his most heralded and criticized decisions on the Second Amendment. The Amendment states: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the … Continue reading

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NRA And Gun Sellers Stoke Fear, Make Money

Paul Deaton passed this on from InZaneTimes:  Seeking zanity in an inzane world by Arnie Alpert I wrote this one for AFSC’s “Acting in Faith” blog. Next time you hear the National Rifle Association referred to as a “gun owners” … Continue reading

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How To Help Democrats Take On The NRA

This is exciting news: Democrats are coming together to fight the NRA’s extremist leaders. Thanks in part to your activism, President Obama is considering issuing an executive order on guns, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe just issued his own executive order, … Continue reading

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How The Gun Lobby’s Top Legislative Priority In Iowa Was Defeated

desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/2015/06/29/common-sense-guns/ by John Feinblatt Every four years, the national media looks to Iowa for stories about where American voters stand on pressing issues. After what happened this spring here in Des Moines, it’s clear where Iowans stand on guns and … Continue reading

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