A Texas woman shot and killed her daughters and was then shot by police after a family argument. This was a completely anomalous incident, as the vast majority of gun owners never break the law.
Mitch McConnell, faced with the risk of allowing a vote on a widely supported gun bill that the NRA didn't like, pulled a pretty neat switcheroo. Give the old coot credit for being crafty.
Paul Ryan said he wouldn't dwell on the shocking lack of decorum in the House by Democrats who were staging a sit-in to call attention to gun violence. Then he very indecorously dismissed the action as a "publicity stunt" for the sole purpose of raising funds.
There's a lot of 'allegedly' in this story, but boy oh boy, if this is true.
What, you wanted background checks and stuff like that? Are you some kind of Communist?
Oh good, the Senate is finally going to appear to do something about guns, and then fail. Then we can go back to having our real gun laws dictated to the states by the NRA, as the Founders intended.
The Supreme Court has declined to hear appeals to laws banning the sale or possession of assault-style rifles in Connecticut and New York. Guess that issue's settled, then.
Donald Trump clarified Monday that it was completely obvious that he never said people should carry guns at bars and nightclubs, even if it sure sounded like he'd said that. Where would you get such an impression, except from the things he said?
Jo Cox, a member of Parliament, has been murdered. Americans who love their guns are excited by the chance to point out that British gun control laws can't stop every murder, so obviously laws are worthless.
The American Medical Association announced it will push for increased research on gun violence. Get ready for the National Rifle Association to boycott health care.
As gently as possible, may we suggest that it's probably time for him to STFU?
Two perennial loons of Nevada politics saw their ambitions for national office thwarted Tuesday. Let's pour out a 40 for the political careers of Michele Fiore and Sharron Angle.
And Disney World? They were scoping out Disney World? What is even going on here?
All of a sudden it's starting to make more sense.
Donald Trump explained Hillary Clinton can't possibly support gay people, because she doesn't hate Muslims enough. He said other things that made even less sense, too.
Hillary Clinton has renewed her call for a federal ban on military-style weapons, and now we all get to argue forever over what an 'assault rifle' is and why everyone needs one, for freedom.