Gun-Reform Movement Has Likely Already Lost 50+ Races For U.S. House in 2018

Politicians who are against reforming America's gun-market are already up about 54 votes in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 2018 elections. As of May 8th-- Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and West Virginia have all held their primaries.  In those States, over 50 primary-winning candidates have either an "A" rating from the … Continue reading Gun-Reform Movement Has Likely Already Lost 50+ Races For U.S. House in 2018

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The NRA’s “A” Scorers Have Blood On Their Hands– And It’s Time To Boot Them Out

Any representative of the American people who has received an A rating from the NRA has demonstrated a culpable disregard for the public welfare in order to "earn" that score-- the NRA demands a high price for its "A." After years of voting against needed gun-market reforms, there is plenty of blood on the hands … Continue reading The NRA’s “A” Scorers Have Blood On Their Hands– And It’s Time To Boot Them Out

Time To End The Gun-Violence Epidemic In America

Today, Generation Progress, the youth-centered research and advocacy arm of the Center For American Progress, said that "gun violence just surpassed motor vehicle accidents as a leading killer of young people in the United States." According to author Natalia E. Pane's February 22nd essay, that translates into an alarming and horrific figure for young men … Continue reading Time To End The Gun-Violence Epidemic In America

Rough Draft Of What A Candidates’ Pledge On Gun-Reform Might Look Like

I pledge... # to be unintimidated by the threat of a poor "score" from any lobby or special-interest group to such an extent that I refuse to support measures manifestly for the benefit of the public welfare # to only support the appointment of judges who recognize that the aim of the Second Amendment is … Continue reading Rough Draft Of What A Candidates’ Pledge On Gun-Reform Might Look Like

All The 2018 Candidates For U.S. Congress Who Have An “A” Rating From The NRA

Updated 6 May 2018 Many people want an easy source to find-out if their U.S. Representative or their U.S. Senators have been given an "A" rating by the National Rifle Association (NRA).  So, using various sources, I have put together the following list of Congress Members who are running for re-election this year (2018) and … Continue reading All The 2018 Candidates For U.S. Congress Who Have An “A” Rating From The NRA

Gun Reform Movement Has Already Lost 24 Votes in U.S. House, And Election Seven Months Away

U.S. House Primaries in Illinois have already been held.  All seven of the Republican incumbents (of the State's 18 Districts) won their primaries-- and all seven of those received "A" scores from the N.R.A.  Five of those districts are rated by the political pundits as solidly or likely Republican  Only two seats are considered as … Continue reading Gun Reform Movement Has Already Lost 24 Votes in U.S. House, And Election Seven Months Away

All It Takes Is One Idiot To Ruin It For The Rest Of Us

It seems like, wherever you go, there's always one bad behaver who ruins it for the rest of us.  One theft from the church, and now the church must always be locked.  One drunk driver kills someone in our community, now we must all suffer periodic roadblocks and license-checks.  One mass-killing a year by some … Continue reading All It Takes Is One Idiot To Ruin It For The Rest Of Us