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  1. Godfreydaniel

    Godfreydaniel said, over 1 year ago

    What, no baboons? No POND SCUM?

  2. sbeavin

    sbeavin said, over 1 year ago

    No- actually the majority of the people want something done to help cure the problem which is NOT the guns it is the group of insane and criminals that have come to possess them. The government shall NOT disarm its people.

  3. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year ago

    I understand the pigs and weasels in the picture but not the gorilla.

  4. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Polls show 90 percent of Americans want sensible gun-control laws.

  5. Rickapolis

    Rickapolis said, over 1 year ago

    NRA continues to be one of the biggest embarrassments in America. A national disgrace.

  6. emptc12

    emptc12 said, over 1 year ago

    @mikefive

    Probably “the 800-lb. gorilla” in the room,
    that everybody tries hard to pretend isn’t there.
    .
    A rhyme that represents this same idea:
    .
    “As I was walking up the stair,
    I met a man that wasn’t there.
    He wasn’t there again today.
    I wish, I wish he’d go away!”
    .
    Aside from the topic, this is beautifully drawn editorial art. How long do you figure it takes Oliphant to finish his pieces?

  7. trimguy

    trimguy said, over 1 year ago

    Republicans are anti-gun control and anti-mental health. So if you are mentally ill, the Republican response is to give you a gun so you shoot someone (preferably yourself, but they don’t really care as long as it isn’t them.

  8. AgentSmith101

    AgentSmith101 said, over 1 year ago

    @Radish
    It depends on your definition of sensible gun control. I’m willing to go as far as extended background checks and stronger prosecution of straw purchases. But straw purchases are hard to prosecute in the less than obvious cases. This is my threshold of “sensible”. What is sensible to me is insanity to others. The majority want the same goal: stop gun violence. Then realize it is impossible to stop gun violence, so go for the next best thing which is reduce gun violence. The solution to this bifurcates between logic and emotion.

  9. Steam  Vapor

    Steam Vapor said, over 1 year ago

    Twenty years ago I was on a ferry going to Canada to vacation. I stood at the bow, warm sunlight bathing me face, watching the seagulls wheel and cry, just a joyous, joyous moment.
    The Canadian couple standing next to me (total strangers) turned to me and said: “So, what’s all this aboot the right to bear arms, eh?”
    Momentarily taken aback, I finally managed to respond: “Really? No ‘Good morning’ or ‘Nice day’ or even a ‘Hello’ — just launch right into it with someone you’ve never met before? First words out of your mouth? Really?” I stalked away, hopefully leaving them embarrassed, but I doubt it.
    It ruined my entire day. Twenty years later I still remember it. This is how the rest of the world sees America.
    Not the opportunity.
    Not the freedom.
    Just guns.
    Guns, guns, guns.

  10. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, over 1 year ago

    @mikefive

    “I understand the pigs and weasels in the picture but not the gorilla.”
    Maybe the Gorillage People are visiting.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=E8AQoefckPQ

  11. d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C's Release

    d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C's Release said, over 1 year ago

    @Ruff

    DEER” Hunting.

  12. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year ago

    @emptc12

    “Probably “the 800-lb. gorilla” in the room, "

    I can’t believe I didn’t pick up on that. Must have been a moment of cranial flatulence.

  13. EJF

    EJF said, over 1 year ago

    @Rickapolis

    @ Rickapolis-No I think that the title of “the biggest embarrassment in America” is soully owned by the Obama Administration. I Am The NRA, and darn proud of it.

  14. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    How changes in the gun industry are killing 30,000 Americans a year, and what it will take to stop it. n The Last Gun by Tom Diaz

  15. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Dear Comrade ahab: The gun idustry is killing no one. The mmore guns ther are in America, the lower our muder numbers and murde rates get. Currently they’re both at over 40 year lows.
    http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/uscrime.htm

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