NRA, gun lobby peddling a politics of fear

Protecting the lives of the citizens is the government’s first responsibility, and those who would weaken the resolve of lawmakers in this regard, those who argue that gun owners should shoulder the burden of self-policing their own safety, profoundly misunderstand the fundamental social agreement of democracy.

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2016 Tour De Fat Durham

VIDEO: The 2016 Tour De Fat Durham bicycle and beerfest fundraiser was held Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Diamond View Park on Blackwell Street in downtown Durham, NC. This sixth annual free event featured a series of slow downtown bike rides, music, craft brewed beer, and a fashion showdown you had to be there to appreciate. The Tour De Fat, celebrating all things bicycle, is a fundraiser for local Durham nonprofits sponsored by New Belgium Brewing Company.
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