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While US gun nuts petition to deport Piers Morgan, Brits petition to “Keep Piers Morgan in the USA”

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Like a lot of progressives and centrists, I’ve found the whole petition to deport CNN‘s insufferable Piers Morgan to be a laughable if not preposterous cause, even for the right wing. Even funnier though is the effort of British folks to keep Morgan in the USA. While the former petition has reached 70K signatures over the last . . . → Read More: While US gun nuts petition to deport Piers Morgan, Brits petition to “Keep Piers Morgan in the USA”

That’s over 30 Minutes Out of My Life I will Never Get Back…NRA Beats Their Own Record For Insanity

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A data base for the mentally ill?  Armed guards at schools? Or my favourite, the  only  a “good” guy with a gun can protect against a “bad” guy with a gun?

As for that data base ol’ Wayne Lapierre flapped his gums about, can we put him and the rest of . . . → Read More: That’s over 30 Minutes Out of My Life I will Never Get Back…NRA Beats Their Own Record For Insanity

I Knew The Scrapping of The Long Gun Registry Was Never About Farmers and Hunters

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The above image is a ruger mini-14 semi-automatic. Tell me, boys ‘n’ girls, does that look like something that would be required to shoot ducks and other game?  I didn’t think so neither.  Well, proud owners of those machines will no longer have to register them under the new Harpercon legislation, . . . → Read More: I Knew The Scrapping of The Long Gun Registry Was Never About Farmers and Hunters

Who Knew That Concerns About Conjugal Violence Could Be Reduced To a Simple Wedge Issue?

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That’s exactly what Lorne Gunter did in his column this morning.

When Heather Mallick writes in the Toronto Star that women worry about the end of the registry because it protects them against having “their own personal bodies torn apart by bullets,” that’s somehow not a wedge? When she adds “there are women . . . → Read More: Who Knew That Concerns About Conjugal Violence Could Be Reduced To a Simple Wedge Issue?