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Through dozens of mass shootings, one ad agency keeps producing the NRA’s slick messaging

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 18:20:22 +0000

In the wake of the Parkland shooting and under pressure from anti-gun activists and some of the most impressive teenagers America has seen in quite some time, a number of companies have been publicly severing their ties with the National Rifle Association. One company however, has stuck with the NRA for three decades: ad agency […]

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GOP Congressman explains why 97% of Americans are wrong about background checks

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 17:39:14 +0000

A Republican Congressman scoffed on Sunday at proposals popular with Americans that would strengthen background check system for purchasing guns, calling such moves little more than “putting lipstick on a pig.” Representative Tom Massie (R-KY) seemed to suggest that the entire background check system was pointless. “I wish that background checks stopped criminals or stopped […]

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An obscure State Department policy change is likely to send immigrants to their death

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 16:00:24 +0000

The State Department has “been ordered to pare back passages in a soon-to-be-released annual report on global human rights that traditionally discuss women’s reproductive rights and discrimination,” Politico reported earlier this week. This change is likely to have a devastating impact on many foreign nationals seeking asylum in the United States after facing persecution, or even […]

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Hearing aid company ends relationship with the NRA

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:50:50 +0000

A prominent hearing aid company said Saturday it would be ending its relationship with the NRA. Minnesota-based Starkey Hearing said on Twitter that it will not renew its discount program with the gun lobby. Since at least 2007, the company has partnered with the NRA to offer discounted hearing aids and “free consultations” for its members. A representative […]

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