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Tony Auth is on a public list of people and organizations who have, as the NRA puts it, “assisted in the attack on Second Amendment rights.”

Take a look at some of his drawings through the years.

2012: The year in cartoons

A retrospective of the year that was, from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Tony Auth:

It’s always a revelation to go through a year’s work. This year I was surprised by how many drawings I’d done on gun violence.

The year was also dominated by the election, of course. And, in retrospect, looking at the cartoons done during the surreal Republican primaries, the final result seems so fore-ordained — though it didn’t seem so at the time.

See more from Tony in his blog Behind the Lines.

Christie reputation a burning building of its own
"There are two decisively different visual narratives which developed last week in New Jersey politics - Newark mayor Cory Booker rescuing a woman from her burning house and Governor Chris Christie falling asleep at a Bruce Springsteen concert."

Christie reputation a burning building of its own

"There are two decisively different visual narratives which developed last week in New Jersey politics - Newark mayor Cory Booker rescuing a woman from her burning house and Governor Chris Christie falling asleep at a Bruce Springsteen concert."

From former Philadelphia Inquirer political cartoonist Tony Auth, now NewsWorks’ digital artist in residence:

"Over the years, I’ve been quite a packrat. I’ve save much of my correspondence, whether kind or full of hate. I still have many of the sketches that led to various pieces of work, and of course, the finished cartoons …"