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Dec. 15, 2012

Why The NDAA Bill is Even Scarier Than You Thought

The Senate passed the NDAA with a watered down version of the indefinite detention clause, but that is not the only section that requires scrutiny. We need to read it to know what's in it.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Who is Adam Lanza: 13 Facts About the Sandy Hook Shooter

'The New York Times' published a profile about America's newest mass killer. Learn 13 facts about the man who killed 20 young children at Newtown, Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary.
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Dec. 15, 2012

31 School Shootings in America Since Columbine, Only 14 in the Rest of the World Combined

We've created complex systems and over-funded programs to monitor foreign terrorists in every country, but somehow we've overlooked the terrorists at home.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Sandy Hook Shooting: Is It Time to Change the Second Amendment?

After the events of Friday's Sandy Hook tragedy it is time to fully address the issues with the Second Amendment. In fact, it is time to change it.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Adam Lanza Wouldn't Have Been Stopped by Stricter Gun Control Laws

Connecticut has one of the strictest gun control laws in the country. Yet, this didn't stop Adam Lanza from killing 20 innocent children at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Gun Control is Not the Answer to Prevent Mass Killings, Education Is

Shift the focus from the Second Amendment to education. It's a pipe dream to think we can effectively remove guns from the homes of Americans.
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Dec. 15, 2012

The Conservative Case for Gun Control in America

Guns don't kill people, people kill people. Granting that premise, how can we more effectively stop people from killing people?
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Dec. 15, 2012

Obama Let 1 Billion Dollars in School Security Funds Lapse Before Sandy Hook Mass Shooting

Obama and Congress let federal funding for school security programs lapse, out of budget concerns. These programs could've provided training, equipment and police resources to classrooms.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Nancy Lanza Taught Her Son How to Shoot Before Sandy Hook Tragedy

Nancy Lanza not only owned the weapons his son Adam used to terminate her and the Sandy Hook students, she also reportedly taught him how to 'target shoot.'
Dec. 15, 2012

Newtown Shooting: Why We Are All Sandy Hook Students on This Tragic Day

A mindless massacre is bad enough, but when it's kids ... young kids ... the mind absolutely reels.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre: Making Sense of the Senseless

Making sense of the death of so many children is seemingly impossible, but achieving meaningful gun control laws should not be.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Sandy Hook Mass Shooting: Do Not Rush to Kill the Second Amendment

The recent shootings in Oregon and Connecticut have reignited the debate on gun control. Should we keep our Second Amendment?
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Dec. 15, 2012

Newtown Shooting: White House is Wrong, This is The Time to Talk

According to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, the Sandy Hook mass shooting that left 20 children dead is not the right time to talk about gun control. Then, when is it?
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Dec. 15, 2012

Adam Lanza Shooting: Time to Enact Strict Gun Control Nationwide

After Adam Lanza's horrific shooting in a kindergarten classroom, the focus shifts to what should be done on a national level about gun control.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Adam Lanza Shooting: Both Sides Miss the Point On Guns and Government

Inevitably, the nature of the conversations we have the shootings in 2012 will change from why our culture encourages this to what policies need to be passed. We need to avoid that.
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Dec. 15, 2012

NRA Spends 10x More on Lobbying Than Gun Control Groups

Since 2011, the National Rifle Association has spent 10 times more on lobbying than gun control groups. It is one of a handful of gun rights groups that pour money into American politics.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Legalize Marijuana? Obama Says Recreational Users Not a 'Top Priority'

The Obama administration's policy on enforcing marijuana laws may have changed today. Why?
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Dec. 15, 2012

Newtown Elementary School Shooting Should Be The Wake Up Call America Needs

It's time to have a real conversation about what we're up against. Is it the violence on television and video games, gun control, or mental health care?
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Dec. 15, 2012

Hillary Clinton Faints, Suffers Concussion, Unable to Testify on Benghazi

The Secretary of State is now recovering at home, according to a statement from the State Department.
Dec. 15, 2012

These Awesome NYC Waitresses Are Fighting Back Against Sexual Harassment

Three former servers are suing their ex-managers for making female employees drink excessively and get male customers to buy them overpriced alcoholic beverages.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting: Why I Am Not Ready to Stop Being Sad

It may be the holiday season, but I'm not about to quit thinking about today's tragedy for the sake of maintaining Christmas cheer or "being positive."
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Dec. 15, 2012

Finally a Republican Says Something Smart About Birth Control

Jindal pointed out how the GOP’s conservative position on reproductive rights is in direct conflict with their purported small government ideals.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Sandy Hook Shooting Asks Deeper Questions Than Gun Control

In the wake of the various shootings across the country this past summer, many Americans feel understandably vulnerable. But, are stricter gun controls a panacea?
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Dec. 15, 2012

Why Susan Rice's Secretary of State Withdrawal Will Actually Help Democrats

If Republicans need examples of good leadership, they should look no further than Susan Rice's letter announcing her withdrawal from consideration for Secretary of State.
Dec. 15, 2012

The 12 Biggest Offseason Moves In Baseball . . . In Haikus

Time churns, and April awaits. Teams prepare like samurai, and spend like fools.
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Dec. 15, 2012

Sandy Hook Shooting: The Right Questions to Start an Overdue Conversation

This article seeks to start a conversation about how we ensure that what happened at Sandy Hook Elementary never happens again.
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Dec. 15, 2012

In Retiring, Susan Rice Ironically Showed Why She Shouldn't Have Retired

Susan Rice formally withdrew her name for consideration as the next Secretary of State on Thursday and, in doing so, proved that she would have been an excellent choice for the job.