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Renewed push by Sen. Toomey to criminalize private firearms transfers

6 hours 54 min ago
Mr. Toomey has consistently said that he’s never stopped looking for a way to get the 60 votes required for the measure to pass the Senate, but he did pause his public push – at least for a while.
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First Amendment lawyer Jack Greiner: First Amendment is nonpartisan and might protect the NRA in a recent court case

6 hours 55 min ago
A recent case from a federal district court in New York reminds us that the First Amendment is a truly non-partisan document.
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Ohio House passes ‘stand your ground’ legislation

6 hours 56 min ago
By a 64-26, mostly party-line vote Wednesday, the Ohio House passed a GOP-sponsored “stand your ground” bill that eliminates any “duty to retreat” before using force in self-defense, shifts the burden of proof to the state in self-defense cases, and loosens a number of Ohio gun-control rules – including allowing individuals to challenge local gun-control ordinances in court.
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Ohio: House Passes Self-Defense Legislation, Contact Your Senator

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:00
Today, the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 228 by a 64 to 26 vote.
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Sen. Bob Casey pushes criminalization of private transfers, magazine ban

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:08
“We have got to have a universal background check bill that should be in place, a limitation on the magazine so you don’t have one person able to shoot hundreds of bullets in a public place,” explained Casey.
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Funds managing $4.8 trillion pressure firearms industry to embrace gun control

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:07
The investors, from big public pensions like the California Public Employees Retirement System and the Florida State Board of Administration, to private firms like Nuveen, which manages assets for TIAA, and State Street Global Advisors, released their five principles on Wednesday.
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Michael Bloomberg still considering 2020 run

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:06
Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party and outlined an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president.
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Ohio House set to approve ‘stand your ground’ bill

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:05
Supporters say that House Bill 228, which also includes a number of other gun-related provisions, would put Ohio in line with about half of the other states by shifting the burden of proof in self-defense cases from the defendant to the prosecution.
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D.C. Carry Permits Jump Over 1440 Percent Since District Went ‘Shall Issue’

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:04
The number of Washington D.C. concealed carry permit holders skyrocketed a little over 1440 percent since the District lost a key legal battle related to its previous restrictive gun permitting process at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia last year.
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Ohio: House to Consider Pro-Gun Legislation Tomorrow

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:06
Tomorrow, the Ohio House of Representatives is scheduled to consider House Bill 228.
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Right to Wear T-Shirts That Depict or Mention Guns

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:56
Schoenecker was told that he could not wear T-shirts that either depict weapons or even mention the word "gun."
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Pittsburgh eyeing gun legislation

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:55
The burgeoning legislative effort “would challenge the state in what we [the city] can and cannot do regarding weapons that cause mass carnage,” Mr. Peduto said.
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Washington : Gun shop owners expect sales increase after gun control initiative

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:54
Washington gun shop owners expect an increase in sales after state voters approved an initiative that adds restrictions to the purchase of semi-automatic rifles.
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House Dems are promising tougher gun control measures, but advocates may have lost ground in the Senate

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:53
Democrats will soon seize control of the House and are promising tougher gun measures. After all, voters elected nearly 20 Democrats who advocate additional gun restrictions.
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House Democrats plan aggressive gun control effort next year

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:44
Several incoming House Democrats plan to introduce gun control measures when their party regains the majority next year.
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Dems vow swift action on gun control next year

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:30
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who's seeking to regain the Speaker's gavel, vowed to move quickly on gun reform next year, citing Wednesday night's shooting massacre at a California country music bar as the latest reason Congress should step in with new restrictions on the sale and ownership of firearms.
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Democrats renew push for gun control, semi-auto ban

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 14:00
Just hours after the killings by a lone gunman in a California bar, Democrats began lining up to demand more gun control, an issue that fell off the map during the midterm congressional elections despite the shootings in a Pittsburgh synagogue.
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Midterm Elections Offer Motivation to Continue the Fight For Our Rights

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 14:54
The votes have all been cast in the 2018 midterm elections. And while the counting and recounting is still under way in some places, the overall picture that has emerged soundly refutes the breathless media narrative of a massive “blue wave” that would conclusively repudiate the Trump presidency. 
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That’s a crime, dude’! Did Ashton Kutcher admit to violating Calif. law in tweet calling for ‘Gun Reform Now’?

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:59
Among the celebs calling for more focus on mental health as well as gun control in the wake of the Thousand Oaks, Calif. mass shooting is Ashton Kutcher, who also told a story about how he obtained a gun he says he’s never used.
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Pelosi: Gun control ‘will be a priority’ in next House

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:53
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who plans to return as Speaker in the next Congress, declared Thursday that gun control will be a priority under the newly elected Democratic majority. 
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