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The NRA Is Not Happy With NASCAR

Last week, and in a tweet last night as well, the National Rifle Association rebuked NASCAR after the racing series denied advertisements for K-Var Corp., a large distributor of firearms, ammunition and firearm accessories, as part of a claimed “gradual shift” of position on firearms. The sponsorship denial, issued…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Alleged Russian Spy Maria Butina To Implicate Republican Boyfriend In Guilty Plea

Maria Butina, the alleged Russian spy who posed as a gun rights activist to court influence among Republicans, will plead guilty today for conspiring to violate Section 951 – the federal statute referred to by the DOJ as “espionage-lite” – during the 2016 election. She has also agreed to work …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The NRA Lost $55 Million In 2017

According to tax records obtained by The Daily Beast, the NRA’s income dropped $55 million, from $367 in 2016 to $312 million in 2017, ending in the red for the second year in a row after spending a substantial amount to elect Donald Trump. The lack of revenue comes from a decline in donations, bad […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Twisted History Of Oliver North

When Lt. Col. Oliver North became NRA President yesterday, gun lovers throughout America welcomed their new leader. CEO Wayne LaPierre called him “a legendary warrior for American freedom, a gifted communicator and skilled leader” and Dana Loetsch praised him as “a total warrior for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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Trump Response To Parkland Families Is To Speak At The NRA’s National Jamboree

by Kate Harveston It’s been over two months since the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida. While much has happened in and around our nation since that day, substantial gun control is not on that list. And while President Trump hosted a listening session in which he …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: America’s Future Domestic Terrorists Are Stockpiling Guns At An Alarming Rate

The Banter Long Read: This is not going to be a popular message but it’s a necessary one: The election of Donald Trump has only delayed the inevitable rise of widespread domestic terrorism in America. These terrorists will not be self-radicalized Muslims or Black Lives Matter activists or …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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MEMBERS ONLY: My Friend Joined the NRA the Day of March For Our Lives

I grew up in Los Angeles and now live in Brooklyn, so it’s fair to assume that I live in “a bubble.” However, I went to college at Northwestern University, right outside of Chicago, and even at a school whose political makeup was mostly center-left, we had quite a few conservatives, even in the …Continue […]

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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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WATCH: The March For Our Lives Is The Death Knell Of The NRA

Saturday’s nationwide protest against gun violence and the NRA’s continued promotion of a toxic gun culture is the next step in a battle that the NRA is slowly losing. Instead of the usual futile malaise that settles over the country after every gun massacre, the March For Our Lives organized by …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Maine Republican Who Called Parkland Survivor a “Skinhead Lesbian” Gets a Democratic Challenger

The Trump Administration has been horrible for democracy but great for democratic activism, as resisters nationwide have worked their collective asses off to elect Democrats everywhere. The victories of Doug Jones in Alabama and Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania were triumphs for grassroots campaigning, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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The NRA Is Making A Huge Tactical Blunder. Good.

The NRA released another ominous ad over the weekend featuring Dana Loesch promising the enemies of her gun lobby paymasters that their time was “running out”. Naturally, she was immediately raked over the coals for trying to sound like a mafia hitman. Still, this is far from the first time Loesch …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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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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Parkland Survivors Tell America: “We’ve Seen Our Friends Text Their Parents Goodbye. We Are The Experts.”

Last night, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students David Hogg and Cameron Kasky joined Bill Maher to discuss the campus shooting in Parkland, FL, and their campaign to prevent future gun violence. I was skeptical that two 17 year olds would be able to handle themselves on Maher’s show, and …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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