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Tim Kaine, Democrats Risk Our Lives for Gun Control

On April 16, 2007, Seung-Hui Cho opened fire with a handgun on gun-free zone Virginia Tech University, killing 32 unarmed innocents. Less than a year later, in March 2008, Governor Tim Kaine (D) vetoed a bill intended to mitigate the chances of such a slaughter reoccurring by allowing Virginians to keep a loaded gun in their car for self-defense.

AP/Amarillo Globe-News, Michael Schumacher

5 Worst Gun Controls

A major tenet for Democrats at the state and federal level is gun control, and one would not be wrong for observing that the kind of gun control pushed is often similar — if not identical — to past or existing gun controls that have failed to deliver the reduction in death and violence promised.

Emma Solorzano, 13, of Jefferson, holds a sign saying Gun Free Zones Make Me a Target at a rally protesting gun control legislation and supporting gun rights in Wiscasset on Saturday, March 9, 2013, About 175 people attended the rally, which was organized by Jessica Beckwith of Lewiston, who is …

Here’s How Many Lives Were Taken in Just 8 Armed Attacks in Gun Free Zones

Calls for more gun control almost always follow a public crime or terror attack in which the attacker–or attackers–use a gun. Yet many of the most infamous attacks take place in gun free zones–places where law-abiding citizens disarm themselves to comply with the rules while criminals take advantage of disarmed masses and open fire.

AP/Amarillo Globe-News, Michael Schumacher

Oregon Democrats Picked the Wrong Shooting to Justify Gun Control Push

On April 14, Oregon Senate Democrats passed expanded background checks based on a 2012 shooting at Clackamas Town Center in the Portland suburbs. The problem with this is that the Clackamas gunman stole his gun—so no amount of gun control would have stopped him—and his attack was stopped by a concealed carry permit holder who was armed in the mall.

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