Five Totally McAuliffe Moves

The Macker is living up to his reputation
Terry McAuliffe

Terry McAuliffe has been Virginia’s governor for less than two months and things are beginning to shape up predictably.

The Five Big Gun Control Moments of 2013

Gun control advocates unable to exploit national tragedies, analysis shows
AP

Following the December school shooting at Newton, Connecticut, that left 20 children dead, Democrats and advocacy groups vowed to pass new gun laws in 2013.

NRA Launches Ad Supporting Ayotte

NRA will also engage in nationwide mailing campaign
Sen. Ayotte / AP

The National Rifle Association launched a television ad Wednesday supporting Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.), who has been the subject of withering attacks from gun-control groups and negative press coverage since voting against gun control legislation in April.

Vandalizing the NRA

Shepard Fairey introduces propaganda poster, ends gun control debate
Source: CJ Ciaramella

Propaganda-influenced artist turned art-influenced propagandist Shepard Fairey introduced his latest poster at a protest against the National Rifle Association in downtown Washington, D.C., Thursday.

Strange Comparisons

Rep. Moran compares gun violence to 9/11, ‘domestic terrorism’
Jim Moran / AP

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Rep. Jim Moran (D., Va.) compared gun violence in America to “domestic terrorism” and 9/11 at a gun control rally Saturday.

Shielding Our Students

NRA-backed report supports armed guards, other measures to curtail gun violence
Asa Hutchinson / AP

The National Rifle Association-backed National School Shield Task Force released a report today calling on schools and state policymakers to support armed personnel in schools to help prevent shootings like the recent attack at Sandy Hook Elementary.