Ever since the Senate rejected a bipartisan plan to expand background checks for gun buyers on April 17, the National Rifle Association (NRA) members have had the chance to continue with their pro-gun rhetoric with more enthusiasm.
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The video shows Stephen Colbert going after opponents of gun control on his show “Colbert Report” after the Senate failed to pass background checks supported by a majority of Americans. “We no longer have to live in fear that some maniac will come after those we love with a gun control bill,” he joked.
He said, “I don’t support the bill. I reject it out of hand as a feel-good measure that’s not going to accomplish anything. It won’t stop any shootings, that’s for sure.”
“I just don’t trust the government. I don’t trust the government that claims it’s going to reduce the budget while they increase the budget.”
You can watch the complete conversation in the video
“Are we truly meeting our obligations to our children?” said an emotional Michelle Obama while addressing a Chicago audience regarding gun violence and to vote for stricter gun laws.
She talked about the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who had performed at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration just days before she was shot, and asked if the nation was doing enough for children like Pendleton.
You can watch The First Lady’s moving speech in the video
The U.S. senate is set to hold an important vote on gun controls on Thursday.
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“In Nevada, if you purchase a handgun you have to wait three days to pick it up. And it’s believed that alone has saved the lives of many people. Sometimes people in a fit of passion will purchase a handgun to do bad things with it, Mr. President, even as my dad did, killed himself. Waiting a few days helps.”
You can watch Reid’s gun control plea in the video
Jim Carrey has sent a very clear message to the gun advocates in his new music video “Cold Dead Hand.” The comedian and Eels have teamed with Funny or Die for their new spoof videowhich skewers gun lobbyists.
He said, “Bloomberg can’t spend enough of his $27 billion to try and impose his will on the American public.”
Stephen Colbert is annoyed, he is bored and he just couldn’t stop himself from talking about the “propa-gun-da” the media has been generating ever since the Newtown massacre.
According to Colbert, “This morbid obsession with tens of thousands of people who are killed every year with guns is just all part of the media’s anti-gun agenda!”
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While debating a bill on banning firearms at college campuses, Colorado state lawmaker and Democrat Joe Salazar commented that guns won’t stop women from being sexually assaulted. He went on to add, “(That’s why) we have callboxes, it’s why we have safe zones, it’s why we have whistles. Because you just don’t know who you’re gonna be shooting at. Because you don’t know who you’re gonna be shooting at. And you don’t know if you feel like you’re gonna be raped, or if you feel like someone’s been following you around or if you feel like you’re in trouble when you may actually not be, that you pop out that gun and you pop … pop a round at somebody.”
Gun Control Bills: Rep. Joe Salazar’s Comments on Avoiding Rape Draw Ire- Colorado College Advises Vomiting or Urinating to Stop Rapists
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Department of Public Safety updated an online statement advising female students to consider a variety of unusual actions if they are attacked, including vomiting, urinating and claiming that they are menstruating.
They have since removed the statement from their site apologizing for inconvenience caused.