Wayne LaPierre

LaPierre’s New “Demons”

Oh has Wayne LaPierre’s got a treat for you. It’s got everything we’ve come to expect: fear-mongering, “more guns” rhetoric, scary imagery, and demons. We could just post the video, but this time it is worth looking at the NRA’s language. Below is a transcript, with notes, clarifications, and refutations by us. Before we begin… Read more »

7 Times the Gun Lobby “Politicized” Gun Violence

The gun lobby has a few lines they roll out after every major mass shooting. Of all of the well-known statements, perhaps the most consistently present is the call for gun violence prevention groups, politicians, and victims to “stop politicizing” gun violence. This, of course, is ridiculous. But, equally importantly, the gun lobby itself spends… Read more »