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Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 04/28/2014

The Insiders: The violent cycle of human nature

People too often behave in violent and self-destructive ways.

By Carter Eskew  |  12:34 PM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nra, Sarah Palin, violence

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Why not arm the kids?

If one gun in the hands of, say, the principal is good, think of what hundreds of guns in the hands of students would do.

By Richard Cohen  |  09:50 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guns, nra

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/13/2013

The Insiders: Gun politics won't produce new laws

Most of the new proposed gun laws only harass citizens who want to protect their families, their homes, and themselves.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, gun control, Guns, nra, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Always leave the president's kids alone

The lives of a president's children, particularly minor children, should be out of bounds for public discussion.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  04:51 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, gun control, nra

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 01/17/2013

NRA 'jeopardized the security of the first family'

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) says the NRA ad mentioning the first daughters is reckless and irresponsible.:

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:20 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, nra

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 01/16/2013

How gun control is another front in the far right's war on science

Obama’s call for research counters an impulse that has perverted our broader political debate.

By James Downie  |  02:20 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, gun control, Joe Biden, nra

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Three strikes for the NRA

Strike three came this morning when the NRA released an ad that pulled President Obama's two daughters into the national gun debate.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:44 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, nra

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Nancy Pelosi won't 'duck' gun violence

The massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., is what's driving this new push to get something done on gun violence prevention.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:15 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Connecticut shooting, gun control, Guns, Nancy Pelosi, Newtown, nra

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 12/31/2012

From Trayvon to Newtown

2012was a year book-ended by tragedies that shocked the nation.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:41 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Connecticut shooting, gun control, Guns, nra, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 12/27/2012

The NRA's party stories

What seems like a story about the gun lobby is really about how our political parties work now.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:51 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, Mitch McConnell, nra, Senate, sonia sotomayor, Supreme Court

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 12/21/2012

Hey, liberals: Ignore the NRA for now

The best strategy for addressing gun violence is to develop real proposals that can be enacted; winning an argument with a group that isn't arguing in good faith is a waste of time.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:41 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nra

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 12/21/2012

The NRA's insane idea about more guns in schools

The organization has forfeited the right to be taken seriously on matters of public policy.

By Eugene Robinson  |  12:41 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guns, Newtown, nra

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 12/21/2012

The NRA's insulting response to Newtown

Wayne LaPierre's lives in an alternate universe.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:16 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Connecticut shooting, gun control, Guns, nra, Post Partisan, Wayne LaPierre

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 12/21/2012

The NRA's bold blame game

The organization's bottom line isn't surprising. But its lack of humility is bold.

By Marisa Bellack  |  11:34 AM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guns, newtown shooting, nra