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31 MINS AGO - Mother Jones

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These Gun Owners Oppose the NRA's Efforts to Allow Stalkers and Abusers to Keep Their Weapons

On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding its first-ever hearing on domestic violence and guns, in light of several bills that aim to strengthen federal gun restrictions against abusers. Federal law bans felons, people subject to permanent domestic-violence protective orders, and certain people convicted of domestic-violence misdemeanors from owning guns. But it does nothing to keep firearms out of ...

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5 HOURS AGO - American Prospect

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The Money Behind Big Oil's Win On Atlantic Drilling

  AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File In this Sept. 18, 2010 file photo, the Development Driller III, which drilled the relief well and pumped the cement to seal the Macondo well, the source of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and oil spill, is seen in the Gulf Of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana.  This article originally appeared on Facing South, ...

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15 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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NRA Lobbyist Belittles Any Jew Who Backs Gun Control Because The Holocaust

Brian Judy, a senior state lobbyist for the National Rifle Association, compared supporting gun control to paving the way for the Holocaust last week. His particular target: venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, who is affiliated with the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility and has supported a Washington state gun control initiative. Hanauer has said his family fled Germany to escape the ...

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17 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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NRA lobbyist's talk irks Seattle Jewish Federation

SEATTLE (AP) - The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, which was the site of a mass shooting in 2006, has called for the resignation of a National Rifle Association lobbyist over comments he recently made comparing a Washington state gun control effort to Nazi Germany. According to an ...

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17 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Gabrielle Giffords Opposed Death Penalty For Her Shooter

WASHINGTON -- More than a year and a half after she was shot in the head while hosting a constituent services event in her district, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was asked for her opinion about prosecuting the shooter. The lawyers making the case against Jared Lee Loughner said they had the option of pursuing the death penalty. He had ...

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