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Following tragic shooting, the Capital Gazette persists by releasing its front page

'The Capital Gazette' still published a paper on Friday, despite the shooting tragedy at its offices.Image: Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Despite a shooting tragedy that claimed the lives of five people at its offices, the Capital Gazette declared it would still put out a paper on Friday. “I can tell you this: We’re putting out a damn paper tomorrow,” declared Capital reporter Chase Cook, just hours after an active shooter opened fire inside the newspaper’s headquarters in Annapolis, Maryland.  Early on Friday morning, the paper released its front page.  SEE…

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The NRA tweeted a photo of an AR-15 while students nationwide walk out of school to protest AR-15s

Image: Max Herman/ Getty Images The NRA had a pretty tactless response to the National School Walkout on Wednesday.  March 14 marks one month since the tragic mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. that left 17 people dead, and students nationwide are walking out of classes to honor those who died and protest gun violence.   On a day being used to remember children killed by an AR-15, the National Rifle Association, a pro-gun lobbying group, tweeted a photo of an AR-15 with the caption, “I’ll control my own guns, thank…

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Gun control groups take out powerful ad in the New York Times naming NRA-funded politicians

Students protest for gun control outside the White House on February 19, 2018.Image: CQ-Roll Call, Inc./getty images The New York Times has “all the news that’s fit to the print” — and all the ad spreads too.  Gun control groups Everytown for Gun Safety and Mom’s Demand Action for Gun Sense joined forces and purchased a two-page ad in the New York Times on Wednesday, listing the name of every politician in Congress who has received money from the NRA as well as their phone numbers.  .@Everytown and @MomsDemand placed…

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Trump shows gun control hypocrisy in wake of latest school shooting

PARKLAND, FL – FEBRUARY 15: Kristi Gilroy (R), hugs a young woman at a police check point near the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 17 people were killed by a gunman yesterday, on February 15, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. Police arrested the suspect after a short manhunt, and have identified him as 19-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz.Image: Mark Wilson/Getty Images Displaying a cognitive dissonance that’s become common with him, President Donald Trump on Thursday made a reference to the alleged mental instability of the young man accused of the…

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