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EA will no longer pay gun makers for the right to depict weapons in games
AMERICAN GUN STORE: Before And After Sandy Hook Massacre [PHOTOS]

Amazon touts Stephen King's new 'Guns' essay as Kindle Single exclusive

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An essay called “Guns,” completed by Stephen King a week ago, was published this morning as a Kindle Single, exclusive to Amazon. It’s a thought-provoking commentary on our culture, the media and assault weapons, available as a 99 cent download for Kindle devices and apps. Compared with the lengthy process...
Amazon touts Stephen King's new 'Guns' essay as Kindle Single exclusive
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Amazon Is Helping Police Take Guns Off The Streets Of Seattle (AMZN)

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Amazon.com has become the biggest financial backer of a police effort to get guns off the streets of its hometown of Seattle. The online retailer has poured $30,000 into the Seattle-King County Gun Safety Initiative. That's a program that allows people to turn in their guns in exchange for an...
Amazon Is Helping Police Take Guns Off The Streets Of Seattle (AMZN)
National Rifle Association blames video games for mass murders
President Obama Responds to Petitions Against Gun Violence in New Video
Copyright Math: a quantitative reasoning master class by Rob Reid (video)

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
I'm Just Not Ready To Accept That We Have To Have Gun Massacres All The Time

NRA's New First-Person Shooter For Ages 4+ Profits From Assault Weapons Upgrades

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The National Rifle Association must have a media mole inside their executive team directing the organization to conjure up the most incendiary policies imaginable. Today, the NRA released a mobile first-person shooter game for Apple’s iOS, suitable for children as young as 4 years old. Just in case that didn’t...
NRA's New First-Person Shooter For Ages 4+ Profits From Assault Weapons Upgrades
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Joe Biden Wins The Internet Again: The Best Quotes Of His Google+ Hangout

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America’s “Happy Warrior”, Vice-President Joe Biden, was as entertaining as ever in his Google+ hangout on gun reform today. “If you want to keep people away during an earthquake, buy some shotgun shells,” he said, in response to a question about assault weapons bans. We’ve compiled the best of...
Joe Biden Wins The Internet Again: The Best Quotes Of His Google+ Hangout

Joe Biden hosts Google+ 'fireside chat' to discuss Obama gun control effort

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Vice-president says administration's proposals are 'not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people'Vice-president Joe Biden hosted the 21st-century version of the fireside chats made famous by Franklin Roosevelt on Thursday afternoon, taking part in a Google+ discussion of president Barack Obama's initiative for increased gun control. Biden...
Joe Biden hosts Google+ 'fireside chat' to discuss Obama gun control effort
Huffington Post co-founder launches campaign to "Stop the NRA"

There's A Lot Of Yellow On Twitter This Morning

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You may have already seen a bunch of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs with new avatars on Twitter this morning. Today, a campaign called Demand A Plan launched to encourage the government to make changes to gun laws. It was sparked by the Sandy Hook shooting; it's supported by New York...
There's A Lot Of Yellow On Twitter This Morning

It's Time We Saw The Idea That Everyone Should Carry An Assault Weapon For What It Is: Nuts

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No sooner had the bullets stopped flying at Sandy Hook last week than those who favor unlimited access to military-grade assault weapons began advancing one of their favorite theories: If only folks at the elementary school had been armed, that crazy kid would have been popped in the head before...
It's Time We Saw The Idea That Everyone Should Carry An Assault Weapon For What It Is: Nuts
The latest plan to ban 3D printed guns makes about as much sense as the last one

WELL DONE, MITT! As Governor Of Mass, Romney Banned The Assault Weapon Used In The Colorado Massacre

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In 2004, as Governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney banned the sale of assault weapons like the one used to spray 50-60 bullets a minute in the Colorado massacre. On FOX News, Romney explained his position as follows: "I believe the people should have the right to bear arms, but I...
WELL DONE, MITT! As Governor Of Mass, Romney Banned The Assault Weapon Used In The Colorado Massacre

The craftsman, the prop master, the boy, and the 3D printer

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3D printers have a long way to go before we’ll be fabricating our own clothes, car parts, and assault weapons at home, although one man claims to have printed his own gun. For the most part, though, they’ve been used primarily by DIYers to create keepsakes and curiosities like this buddha...
The craftsman, the prop master, the boy, and the 3D printer
Can 'big data' solve America's big gun problem? (debate)
Obama: 'Congress should fund research into the effects violent video games have on young minds'

Walmart Sells Assault Weapons But Bans Music With Swear Words

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson points out a bizarre dichotomy: Walmart sells assault weapons but bans music that contains swear words. That policy tells you a lot about this country. We can guess why Walmart sells assault weapons: Its customers want them, and the company can make a lot of money selling...
Walmart Sells Assault Weapons But Bans Music With Swear Words
Ron Conway urges support for tech-backed nonprofit, Sandy Hook Promise

There Are 15,000 More Gun Stores In America Than Grocery Stores

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In case you are worried that guns haven't sufficiently permeated American culture, here are some startling facts compiled by Jack Date, Pierre Thomas and Jason Ryan of ABC News. There are ~14,869 more gun stores in America than grocery stores. Specifically, there are 51,438 gun retailers and 36,536 grocery stores....
There Are 15,000 More Gun Stores In America Than Grocery Stores
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