May 7, 2018

Christian Science Monitor, March 2018. “There is some remarkable overlap between what the tobacco industry invented 30 years ago, and the strategy of the NRA and its supporters today,” says Mark Pertschuk, a longtime expert and organizer for both the anti-tobacco and anti-gun movements. For instance, both the tobacco and …

September 27, 2017

Guns.com, Chris Eger, September 26, 2017- A Pittsburgh Democrat was so shocked by seeing firearms displayed in an area park last month that he has proposed an ordinance to the City Council to prohibit the practice. Pittsburgh Councilman Dan Gilman observed protestors in Mellon Park including some carrying what appeared to be firearms, TribLive.com reported. …

September 11, 2017

The Trace, Alex Yablon, September 11, 2017- The “summer of hate” reached its apogee in Charlottesville, Virginia, when police didn’t separate clashing white nationalist demonstratorsand anti-racist counter-protesters for fear of confronting openly carrying militia members, who showed up to ensure that “free speech” rights were guaranteed. The militia members weren’t the only ones armed: At …