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‘Morning Joe’ hosts eviscerate ‘sick in the head’ NRA for targeting Obama’s kids

The hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Wednesday ripped into the National Rifle Association (NRA) for using President Barack Obama’s daughters in an advertisement opposing new gun safety measures. On Tuesday, the pro-gun lobbying group sparked outrage by releasing an ad calling Obama an “elitist hypocrite” for opposing guns in…

Texas lawmaker aims to criminalize ‘King’ Obama’s theoretical gun ban

A Texas lawmaker said this week that he’s worried about “King Obama” infringing on the Constitution when it comes to firearms, so he’s preparing legislation that he hopes will protect the state’s weapon hordes. State Rep. Steve Toth (R), a self proclaimed tea partier, told a reporter for Texas news…

Obama set to unveil sweeping gun control plans

US President Barack Obama was to unveil sweeping plans to tighten gun controls Wednesday, with an assault weapons ban, background checks for all buyers and limits on high-capacity magazines likely. Obama was to outline his comprehensive strategy to thwart America’s scourge of gun violence surrounded by children who wrote to…

Republican freshman to Fox News host: Obama reminds me of Saddam Hussein

Republican Rep. Steve Stockman of Texas unfavorably compared President Barack Obama to Abraham Lincoln and Saddam Hussein on Tuesday night. The Republican freshman appeared on Fox News’ On The Record with Greta Van Susteren to discuss how he would try impeach Obama if the President attempted to use an executive…

NRA ad: Obama ‘elitist hypocrite’ because of Secret Service

The National Rifle Association released a television advertisement Tuesday night that claims President Barack Obama is a hypocrite because his children are protected by the Secret Service. “Are the president’s kids more important than yours?” the narrator of the ad wonders. “Then why is he skeptical about putting armed security…

NRA triggers furor with its shooting-range app

The National Rifle Association, which blames video games in part for mass shootings, triggered controversy Tuesday after coming out with its own game for iPhones and iPads. “NRA: Practice Range,” released Sunday, is billed as “the NRA’s new mobile nerve center” with access to information about gun safety, legislation and…

New York passes tough new gun control laws

New York on Tuesday passed what supporters called the toughest gun ownership law in the country and became the first US state to impose new restrictions in the wake of last month’s elementary school massacre in Connecticut. Lawmakers in the lower house of the State Assembly voted 104-43 in favor…

Rand Paul blasts ‘King’ Obama over gun control

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky blasted President Barack Obama on Tuesday, saying his plan to use executive orders to reduce gun violence was an attack on the Constitution. “I’m against having a king,” Paul told the Christian Broadcasting Network. “I think having a monarch is what we fought the…

Reagan AG Ed Meese says Obama could be impeached over guns

Former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese has joined the growing chorus of right-wing voices calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama if his administration takes any steps toward increasing gun control. According to Talking Points Memo, the former Reagan official said in an interview with Newsmax on Monday night…

Obama to demand gun control measures while surrounded by children

With recommendations from Biden in hand, president expected to opt for legislative options rather than executive action Barack Obama is to step up pressure on Congress to act on gun violence by surrounding himself with schoolchildren from across the country when he unveils proposals on Wednesday aimed at preventing a…

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