“Chris died because of craven, irresponsible politicians and the NRA. They talk about gun rights but what about Chris’ right to live? When will this insanity stop?” — Richard Martinez, father of 20 year old victim Chris Martinez.
“If you go back, you can see Wayne LaPierre, who runs the NRA, testifying in front of Congress in favor of background checks 15 or 20 years ago.” â€” Michael Bloomberg on Sunday, August 11th, 2019 in an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation”. PolitiFact says this is completely true.
The Real Rationale for the 2nd Amendment, That Right-Wingers Are Totally Ignorant About (an historical account of the origins of the Second Amendment and the U.S. Constitution)
PolitiFact says it’s true: More Americans killed by guns since 1968 than in all U.S. wars, columnist Nicholas Kristof writes
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