Archive | Gun control

The Solution To The Gun Crisis Is Also The Solution To The Opioid Crisis

The dark ride around the ceaseless Möbius strip of gun massacres, debate, ignorance, inaction and more gun massacres rolls on.  Ten people — nine students and a teacher are dead — after a student armed with several weapons including an AR-15, the weapon of choice for mass shooters …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Supreme Court Just Opened The Door To Regulating Gun Stores Out Of Existence

Chris Rock had a joke a back in the 90’s about not bothering with gun control and making bullets cost $5000 each instead. Today, the Supreme Court gave the gun control movement the next best thing by affirming that while there is a second amendment right to own a gun, there’s no such thing as …Continue […]

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If You Believe Knives Are As Dangerous As Guns, You Are Too Stupid To Own A Gun

On Friday, Trump gave another one of his rambling campaign speeches to a crowd of delusional NRA members that came to celebrate their hatred of gun control and gun free zones in a gun free zone with total and absolute gun control. During the almost hour long ode to his ego, Trump ranted about how […]

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The Saddest Chart In The World: American School Children Afraid Of Getting Shot In Class

Axios put together this horrifying chart from data gathered in a Pew Research Center poll about children in America’s fear about getting shot in school:  Axios summarized the findings as follows:  Overall, 57% of teenagers are worried about a shooting at their school.But African-American …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Fox News Sticks With Laura Ingraham

In the least surprising news ever, Fox News is deciding to stick with Laura Ingraham after she publicly mocked 17 year old survivor of the Florida high school mass shooting in Parkland, David Hogg. Why? Because Ingraham and “free speech” are apparently the victim in all of this.  “We cannot …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Frightening Statistic On NRA Donations Means Liberals Must Gear Up For The Fight Of Their Lives

While the huge gun control marches that occurred across the nation in the wake of the Parkland shooting in Florida were inspiring for those who want change in America, a recently released statistic on NRA donations is particularly horrifying. Reported the NYPost (bold emphasis ours):  …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Laura Ingraham’s Sociopathic Trolling Of David Hogg Is The New American Normal

Regardless of Parkland massacre survivor David Hogg’s political views, he is an 17 year old victim of a horrific event that no human being should ever have to go through. Yet a mainstream conservative media host saw fit to troll him on Twitter, mocking him for not getting into the college of his …Continue reading […]

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Justice John Paul Stevens: “Repeal the Second Amendment”

Shortly before his death, former President Gerald R. Ford declared, “I am prepared to allow history’s judgment of my term in office to rest (if necessary, exclusively) on my nomination thirty years ago of Justice John Paul Stevens to the U.S. Supreme Court.” Stevens, an Illinois judge, was seen by …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Yes, Rick Santorum Just Told Students They Should Take CPR Classes Instead of Protesting Guns

CNN commentator and failed presidential candidate Rick Santorum (R) just uttered perhaps the most ill conceived words ever in the wake of a mass school shooting.  Speaking about the mass protests that took place around the country, Santorum suggested that rather than students protesting for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Gun Fatalism Is Reasonable in a Terrifying Country 

On Monday, January 22, 2018, 15-year-old Gabe Parker was, the best anyone could tell, doing fine. The following day, he overslept, had some cereal, and then asked his mother to drive him to Marshall County High School, in Benton, Kentucky, where he was a sophomore and a trombone player in the school band. He walked…Read […]

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Gun Nuts Go Batsh*t Insane With Rage Over Nationwide Student Walkout

The movement started by the Parkland students in the wake of the shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School one month ago has sent the right into a downward spiral of rage. Unable to stall the conversation with “thoughts and prayers” and accusations of politicizing a tragedy, pro-gun …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Scenes From the National Student Walkout Day for Gun Reform

Students around the nation walked out of class to protest gun violence on Wednesday morning in a mass demonstration that took place one month after the massacre that left 17 students and staff dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Activists Place Kids’ Shoes On Capitol Lawn In Chilling Display Of 7000 Senseless Deaths

As of presstime, there are 7,000 pairs of shoes placed on the lawn of the Capitol building. Each pair is symbolic of the estimated amount of kids killed by guns since the school shooting in Sandy Hook back in 2012. It’s a dizzying sight to see the mix of colors and styles, each seemingly embodying […]

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Join the March for Our Lives Wearing a Shirt Supporting the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence 

Are you planning to join The March For Our Lives, a nationwide demonstration to end gun violence? Why not march in Washington or in your hometown wearing one of our three shirts? You’d be supporting a worthwhile cause: We’re donating 90 percent of profits to The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, a social welfare…Read more… […]

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Dating App Bumble Is Doing More For Gun Control Than Donald Trump

Dating app Bumble, which boasts around 30 million users, has already set itself apart from other dating sites due to their policy that women have to make the first move. This feature gives women a bit more control and a sense of safety on social media, which is a very welcome statement. Bumble …Continue reading […]

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John Oliver Mercilessly Ridicules NRA TV

John Oliver was on rare form on his show “Last Week Tonight” eviscerating the NRA and it’s hilarious bad TV channel NRATV.  “The NRA is a group that feels about guns the way the rest of us feel about Nutella,” said Oliver. “A little is good, more is better, and you can tell me it’s […]

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Lindsey Graham Whispers The Unspeakable: Republicans Must Work On Gun Control With The Democrats

If you want to know how far the conversation over gun control has moved away from the NRA’s grasp since the Valentine’s Day shooting in Parkland, Florida, look no further than Lindsey Graham, the South Carolina senator with an A- rating from the gun lobbying organization: Republican Sen. Lindsey …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The GOP Demands Bulletproof Vests While Refusing To Pass A Single Common Sense Gun Law

A House Committee passed a resolution that allows them to get bulletproof vests with taxpayer money. Thanks, GOP! Thanks for taking more of our money to protect yourselves from the very thing you are perpetuating — gun violence. Last year, they also received an added $25,000 for security detail … …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The NRA Boycott Just Got Very, Very Serious

The NRA boycott has moved into a new phase that has to be deeply concerning to the NRA and the Republican Party. Instead of companies cutting ties with just the political lobbying group, they’re now starting to cut ties with other companies that still work closely with the NRA: CamelBak water …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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