Did Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Criticize ‘Pantyhose-Wearing’ Politicians for Gun Restrictions?
  • 17 January 2019
A widespread meme attributes some colorful criticisms of pro-gun-control lawmakers to the legendary retired Marine...
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Dems to Push Gun Control on Anniversary of Giffords Shooting
  • 4 January 2019
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats plan to introduce a bill to expand background checks...
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Is New Jersey Conducting Door-to-Door Gun Confiscations?
  • 28 December 2018
Partisan websites have accused New Jersey officials of violating the Second Amendment and 'waging war'...
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Did Joe Biden Once Advise the Public to Use Shotguns for Self-Defense?
  • 19 December 2018
A meme featured an eye-catching quotation attributed to the former vice president.
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Trump Administration Moves to Ban Bump Stocks
  • 18 December 2018
The devices will be banned under a federal law that prohibits machine guns, according to...
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Did Democrat Rep. Eric Swalwell ‘Suggest Nuking’ Gun Owners Who Resist Confiscation?
  • 19 November 2018
Conservative web sites and commentators pounced on a tweet which the Democratic Congressman insisted was...
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School Shootings in Christian Texas vs. Non-Christian Japan
  • 16 October 2018
A viral tweet, offered in response to remarks made by the Republican candidate in a...
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Did Nancy Pelosi Say the ‘Plastic Straw Ban Is Important for Gun Control?’
  • 6 August 2018
The House Minority Leader did not argue that the plastic straw ban would prevent "gateway...
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Did the U.S. State Department Legalize the Publication of Instructions for 3D-Printed Guns?
  • 31 July 2018
A settlement between the U.S. government and a gun-rights group has, in that group’s words,...
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What Does the Effect of a Bullet Fired From an AR-15 Look Like?
  • 15 June 2018
Photographs shared widely on social media offer an incomplete explanation of the kinds of damage...
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Is Rep. Debbie Dingell Introducing a ‘Gun Confiscation’ Bill?
  • 16 May 2018
Right-wing blogs once again tried to present "red flag" bills as a sign of widespread...
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Did Colorado Democrats Pass a ‘Gun Confiscation’ Bill?
  • 9 May 2018
H.B. 1436 would allow for gun confiscation, but only under very narrow circumstances and as...
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