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  • Hillary Clinton renews call for gun licensing and registration

    05/02/2008 6:30:22 PM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 15 replies · 99+ views
    CNN ^ | 5-9-2000 | Phil Hirschkorn
    U.S. Senate candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton renewed her call for tougher gun control legislation on Tuesday before an audience of newspaper publishers. ... Mrs. Clinton, who is running for the seat of retiring Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-New York), added that she supports proposals that would require the licensing and registering of all new handguns purchased in the United States. "The moms who are marching in Washington this Sunday have it right," she said, referring to the "Million Mom March" against gun violence scheduled for Mother's Day in the nation's capital... If elected to the Senate, Mrs. Clinton said she'd...

    06/18/2005 11:04:06 AM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 73 replies · 2,403+ views
    AROUND THE NATION, A RISING TIDE:COMMUNITIES CLAMOR FOR ACTION ON GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION In Duluth, Minnesota this afternoon, the bells will be ringing. Duluth's citizens are not alone in demanding action. Washington D.C. – In states throughout the nation, the extreme gun lobby and their willing accomplices in public office are getting stiff reactions to their hard-headed refusal to support reasonable steps to protect the safety of American families. Some of those responses: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Monday, two Senators received a frosty reception for offering no genuine response to combating what has been a terrible year of gun violence. In...
  • The War of the Wrong - (truth behind AWB-"Assault Weapons Ban"; libs want you defenseless)

    04/02/2005 9:19:12 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 13 replies · 837+ views
    Just as there is a War on Drugs and a War on Terrorism ongoing in this country, there is a war without such a catchy name that continues unabated in America. That is the War on Guns. And just as the War on Drugs has spent billions of dollars with quite literally nothing to show for it but growing incidences of violence and the highest incarceration rates in the world; and as the War on Terrorism has cost untold losses of liberty to date; the War on Guns has prohibitive expenses all its own. The grassroots forces in the War...
  • Million Mom March comes up a bit short

    03/16/2005 11:08:58 AM PST · by jdege · 30 replies · 1,476+ views
    Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | March 16, 2005 | Nick Coleman
    Million Mom March comes up a bit short Nick Coleman, Star Tribune March 16, 2005 NICK0316 There were a million moms at the Cathedral of St. Paul Tuesday. Minus 999,979. Five years ago, the moms could have taken a run at a million. But five years ago is a long time, when you are talking about politics. Five years ago, the Million Mom March turned out thousands against guns in St. Paul and then, on a beautiful Mother's Day in May of 2000, assembled three-quarters of a million strong in Washington, D.C., to demand that the nation's lawmakers put an...
  • Stevens attracts national attention (Million Mom with illegal gun)

    03/03/2005 10:15:32 AM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 17 replies · 2,516+ views
    Stevens attracts national attention Anti-gun-violence advocate noticed by NRA, Drudge By JASON PISCIA STAFF WRITER A State Journal-Register story about an anti-gun-violence advocate's run-in with Springfield police for allegedly having an illegal firearm in her home has sparked interest among Internet news junkies, especially those in the pro-gun-rights community. A link to Tuesday's version of the report on Annette Stevens' arrest and her rebuttal that she is innocent and is being railroaded by police appeared on several high-profile Web sites, including those of the Drudge Report and pro-gun groups such as the National Rifle Association. As a result, the...
  • 'Poster Mom' for Gun Control Arrested on Gun Charges

    03/02/2005 5:41:18 AM PST · by NRA1995 · 41 replies · 1,464+ views ^ | 3/2/05 | Susan Jones
    The president of the Springfield, Ill., chapter of the Million Mom March faces charges of having drugs and an illegal handgun in her home. Reports said the gun's serial number had been scratched off.
  • Joins Forces with Gun Control Group

    12/22/2004 7:26:42 AM PST · by mbynack · 30 replies · 762+ views
    The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance ^ | Dec 17, 2004 | US Sportsman's Alliance, the online superstore, has united with the anti-gun movement this holiday season. is promoting the Million Mom March, a group known for its support of strict gun control laws and regulations. It will give five percent of every sale to the organization when visitors access Amazon’s website through the Million Mom March site. In 2001, the Million Mom March joined the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center to become the largest grassroots, non-partisan, anti-gun organization. Since then, the group has supported many anti-gun proposals, such as New Jersey Assembly Bill 3942, which was proposed to outlaw the sale...
  • StoptheNRA email

    06/10/2004 2:40:57 PM PDT · by fivetoes · 17 replies · 160+ views
    Dear StoptheNRA supporter, Momentum is building and pressure is mounting for Congress to renew the Assault Weapons Ban. With less than 30 legislative days left before the ban expires, we must maintain this momentum. Here's what's been going on: We have launched our television ad campaign. This week we started broadcasting cable television commercials in the Washington D.C. area. Click here to view the ad. With your help we can keep this ad and others running through the summer to keep the pressure on Congress. Isn't it worth $25 to keep assault weapons off our streets? The Brady Campaign has...
  • Mother’s Day on the Mall

    05/10/2004 2:24:28 PM PDT · by jdege · 10 replies · 139+ views
    National Review Online ^ | May 10, 2004 | Daniel J. Flynn
    Mother’s Day on the Mall Gunning for gun-free citizens. By Daniel J. Flynn The Million Mom March took place on Sunday. Roughly 999,000 moms decided to stay home. The marchers who did show up, though, had a lot to say. "I don't think guns should be legal," declared Joan Davis, who traveled to the Capitol from Manhattan. "I don't think the average person should have a gun." "Ideally, I guess I would like to see a total ban on guns," held Bonnie Rock of suburban D.C. "But in reality, I would be satisfied with getting rid of the assault weapons...

    02/23/2004 10:46:52 AM PST · by pro2A Mom · 68 replies · 1,617+ views
    Second Amendment Sisters ^ | Feb. 23, 2004 | Maria Heil, Second Amendment Sisters (SAS)
    WOMEN’S GROUPS SQUARE OFF ON MOTHER’S DAY OVER GUN RIGHTSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lakeway, Texas (February 23, 2004) – The Second Amendment Sisters (SAS) will be standing up for the right of women to defend themselves on Sunday, May 9, 2004, in Washington, D.C. The people’s God-given right to keep and bear arms, as articulated in the Second Amendment to the Constitution, is being assaulted on a daily basis by well-funded gun grabbing organizations. As announced in December, the SAS event is called Second Amendment Freedoms for Everyone Rally (S.A.F.E.R.). It should come as no surprise that the so-called “Million” Mom...
  • New NRA-ILA Web Site to counter Clinton's AWB

    02/19/2004 4:10:29 AM PST · by skip2myloo · 33 replies · 196+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | Unknown | NRA
    Newly elected President Bill Clinton wasted little time in seizing upon “assault weapons” as a political issue. Along with “midnight basketball” and the never-to-be-fulfilled promise of 100,000 new police officers, it quickly became part of an effort to transform concern for public safety into a political issue.
  • SAS Announces Mothers Day Pro-Gun Rights Rally!

    12/03/2003 4:06:18 AM PST · by pro2A Mom · 54 replies · 644+ views
    Second Amendment Sisters ^ | 12/03/03 | Maria Heil, SAS National Spokesperson
    “SAFER” in Washington, DC;Second Amendment Sisters Announce Mothers Day Pro-Gun Rights Rally Contact: Maria Heil, National Spokesperson, at 877-797-4857 (press only) or email: Web site: LAKEWAY, Texas, December 3, 2003--The Second Amendment Sisters (SAS) are proud to announce that they will be holding the SAFER, or Second Amendment Freedoms for Everyone Rally on Mother’s Day 2004. The SAFER event will be held on Sunday May 9, 2004 in Washington, DC, currently scheduled for Freedom Plaza from 11am until 3pm. The first SAS rally, which was named the “Armed Informed Mothers Rally & March”, was organized in direct response...
  • Million Moms Submitted Inaccurate Statements to the Internal Revenue Service

    07/11/2002 9:06:09 AM PDT · by mbynack · 30 replies · 4,725+ views
    Million Mom March Foundation Form 990, Year 2000 Evidence of Inaccurate Statements to the Internal Revenue Service Form 990, Line 81, report of zero political expenditures (chief issue) Schedule A, Part VI A, Line 37. MMM says it made no efforts to influence legislation (major issue) Schedule A, Part VI A, Line 38. MMM says it did not engage in any lobbying. Further evidence that the MMM Foundation's fiscal 2000 tax return is a real whopper Andrew Cuomo's HUD implicates the Million Mom March Lutheran Office for Governmental Affairs (LOGA) provides very damning evidence Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) with...
  • TKO-Liberty Belles Trounce "Million Moms"

    03/23/2002 8:37:56 AM PST · by lowbridge · 222 replies · 936+ views
    Liberty Belles ^ | 3/23/02 | M. Hollenbeck
    TKO-Liberty Belles Trounce "Million Moms" by M. Hollenbeck You would think that a forum being held at a college in Los Angeles (arguably, but hardly so, Gun Control Capitol of the West) with the topic "Gun Ownership vs. Gun Control - Which Is Safer?" would present a safe haven for the emotional rhetoric of gun-controllers like Charles Blek and impressionable youngsters like Jennifer Mendoza. However, when a debate is sponsored by a Libertarian group such as Students For Individual Liberty, the emotionalism that works so well with the gun-control True Believers and collegiate skulls full of mush is just so...