July 25, 2012

Anti-Gun Control Groups Spent 17 Times As Much On Lobbying As Pro-Gun Control Groups Last Year

In the wake of the tragic shooting in Aurora, some have called for a renewed debate on gun control. While there is likely strong evidence on both sides of this debate, the curious thing is that one institution is not having any debate whatsoever: Congress. I ran the numbers to see what the various Big
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March 22, 2012

The NRA And Corporate Front Group ALEC Pushed The Law That May Protect Trayvon Martin’s Killer

The tragic case of Trayvon Martin — a black teen who was gunned down by a man acting as a “neighborhood watch” volunteer who has yet to be prosecuted — is now a national outrage. Slate’s Emily Bazelon explains that part of the reason why Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman, was not arrested by police is
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