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Here's Why Gun Control Keeps Failing: Influence vs. Stamina

Recently, Appinions, an influence marketing company, released an infographic that helps explain the mechanics of the gun debate -- most notably, how the focus and devotion of the pro-gun lobby consistently trump the efforts of gun control advocates. Take a peek:

A Modest Gun Control Proposal: Use the Whole 2nd Amendment

Both President Obama's four-part gun control plan and the NRA's proposal to put armed guards in schools have severe shortcomings. To develop a third, better alternative, one might consider looking back to the specific wording of the Second Amendment.

NRA Puts Its Mouth Where Its Money Is With Ad Targeting Obama Kids

The NRA's latest PR push for the idea that the cure for gun violence is more guns is an ad that calls out President Obama's "hypocrisy" for having armed guards protect his kids -- but not yours. And if that seems a bit disingenuous to you, remember: They have a lot of money riding on this fight.

The Most Depressing Christmas Gift Guide of the Year

Since a ban on assault weapons won't be under the tree this Christmas, a few companies -- notably Utah-based Amendment II -- are betting that parents will take their children's safety into their own hands.

Murder by Numbers: Digging Into the Data of America's Gun Culture

There's no lack of numbers to bring to bear in a discussion about guns in America, but here's the big one: 281,757 people in this country died of gunshot wounds from 2001 and 2011. DailyFinance's Bruce Watson digs into the unadorned data on the results of this country's obsession with guns.

Pieces on Earth: Christmas 2011 Saw Record Gun Sales

In the movie "A Christmas Story," Ralphie had his sights set on just one gift: a Red Ryder BB gun. But many Americans this season clearly had heavier arms on their minds: Background checks on gun buyers hit a single-month record in December.

A Clause for Conflict at Heart of Gun Rights Ruling

On Monday, the Supreme Court declared the Second Amendment applies to the states as well as the federal government, which essentially gives all Americans an individual right to possess a handgun. But the constitutional underpinnings of the ruling are shaky -- and potentially revolutionary.

Liberal U.S. Senator Now Big Hunting Fan?

Liberal New York Senator Charles Schumer has taken up hunting and recently introduced a bill favorable to the sport. But with the Brooklyn Democrat's reelection on the horizon, the National Rifle Association isn't buying it, calling him a "Johnny-come-lately."

NRA's Guide to the Second Amendment

The Fantastic Freebies pickins' are slim today -- maybe corporate America is tightening up on the giveaways because of the credit crisis.

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