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Jon Stewart mocks conservatives trying to suppress gun control debate

On Monday night, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show lampooned conservatives who claimed it was too soon after the Colorado theater massacre to talk about gun control. “It is a very complex issue, obviously. An intersection of the mental health system and cultural influences, the balance between individual freedom and…

Rep. Hoyer urges action on ‘deeply disturbing’ anti-voter campaign

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) on Monday urged Congress to pass the Voter Empowerment Act, legislation that would make it easier to register to vote. “We ought to be building on that progress we made in 2008 by encouraging more Americans to register to vote and cast their ballots,” he said…

NSA whistle blowers allege data being collected on every American

Three National Security Agency whistle blowers told Viewpoint host Eliot Spitzer on Monday that the agency was gathering information on every person in the United States. The FISA Amendments Act (FAA) of 2008 gave the NSA broad powers to monitor international phone calls and emails, and granted legal immunity to…

Rep. Moran: Lawmakers ‘complicit’ in Colorado theater massacre

Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) said Monday that legislatures across the country were afraid of imposing stricter gun regulation because of the political power of the National Rifle Association. “It is just stunning to me that my colleagues are so soft on crime and domestic terrorism that they would allow —…

Virginia Tech shooting survivor: It is beyond time to talk about gun control

The United States cannot push back a debate about gun control after the mass shooting in Colorado, according to Colin Goddard, who was shot four times during the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre. “We just upped the ante for the worst mass shooting in our country’s history, and now is not…

‘Sarah Palin’ stripper coming to Tampa for Republican convention

Sarah Palin fans who are disappointed that the former vice presidential candidate won’t be speaking at the GOP convention in Tampa next month won’t be left hanging because her stripper look-alike will be entertaining hard-working Republicans at a local “gentleman’s club.” WFLA learned last week that a “dead ringer” for…

Authorities: Victims in fatal Texas crash were undocumented immigrants

A Houston television station is reporting that officials believe the 23 victims in a devastating auto accident in south Texas were undocumented Mexican immigrants. According to KTRK-TV, the crash ocurred Sunday night near the town of Goliad, when the pickup truck carrying all 23 people veered off the road and…

AIDS doctors call on Obama and Romney to end drug war

Two Canadian doctors are telling on President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney that the war on drugs is actually making it harder to fight AIDS. Doctors Evan Wood and Julio Montaner, who specialize in AIDS, are part of an advertising campaign that has a simple message…

Cop shoots son dead after mistaking him for intruder

New York State Police are investigating after a local police officer admitted shooting and killing his own son, who he believed to be an intruder. Village of Perry Officer Michael Leach, 59, was sleeping at around 12:50 a.m. on Saturday morning when he was awakened by someone entering his Old…

Live: President Obama makes statement on Aurora shooting

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