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Exercising Right-to-Carry in places of worship is now easier in La.

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:03
Until Aug. 1, Louisiana law required 8 hours of annual tactical training and church permission to carry inside a place of worship. A new law waiving that requirement has widespread support. Just ask local criminologist Wayne Nissen.
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Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh called Scalia a 'hero' and 'role model'

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:45
“I loved the guy,” Kavanaugh said in June 2016 at a conference at George Mason Law School. “To me, he was and remains a hero and a role model.”
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Don't forget all those other judges

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:44
Senate Republicans are using their rare August work session to make progress on several of President Trump's nominees to the lower courts and the Executive Branch, even as they continue to meet behind closed doors with Trump's Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh.
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Ninth Circuit Returns to Form, Upholds Bizarre California Gun Regulation

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:43
In a ruling earlier this month, it upheld one of the most bizarre and nonsensical gun regulations in the nation. It did so by essentially ignoring the plain language of Heller and approving a legal regime that will naturally and inevitably lead to diminishing options for citizens who seek to lawfully exercise their constitutional right to self-defense.
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Bethany Mandel: Women Need Guns

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:30
Guns aren’t just an equalizer in situations of random violence, robberies, and potential rapes; they also keep women safe from attackers closer to home.  
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NRA Endorses Hyde-Smith for U.S. Senate

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 09:06
FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) announced on Monday its endorsement of Cindy Hyde-Smith to represent Mississippi in the U.S. Senate. 
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Kavanaugh confirmation hearings set for Sept. 4

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 07:48
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearings will start on Sept. 4 and last between three and four days, Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) announced on Friday.
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General Assembly to consider banning 3D-printed guns in Maryland

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 07:47
The Maryland General Assembly will consider legislation next year to ban access to 3D-printed guns after the federal government gave a Texas-based company the OK to distribute weapon blueprints.
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Florida: AG candidate promises anti-gun task force if elected

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:21
The group would return recommendations within 60 to 90 days, on topics including from the state’s preemption of local gun laws, 3-D printing of guns, the sale of assault-style weapons and school shootings.
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Canada: Premier Doug Ford opposes ban on handgun sales in Toronto

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:20
Premier Doug Ford says he is against a council-requested ban on the sale of handguns and their ammunition within Toronto’s boundaries.
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The Truth about the Second Amendment

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 13:11
It was always meant to protect an individual right
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Canada: Toronto Mayor Calls for Gun Bans, Ontario Premier Targets Criminals

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:55
Canadian anti-gun politicians’ campaign to disarm law-abiding citizens continued this week. On Monday, the Canadian press reported on an August 3 letter from Toronto Mayor John Tory to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In the missive, Tory appeared to back a plan of total civilian disarmament for Canada’s largest city and urged Trudeau to amend the Liberal Party’s proposed gun control legislation, Bill C-71, to include a host of severe restrictions.
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NoFundMe: NRA Protest March Nets $70 in National Fundraising Effort

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:53
Crowd funding is a relatively recent innovation that allows a person or cause to leverage the vast reach of the Internet to raise money for virtually every imaginable purpose. Even small donations of a few dollars can aggregate into impressive sums with sufficient participation. It also provides an interesting window into the sorts of appeals that move people into parting with their own hard-won cash, as participants vote with their wallets, rather than just their online clicks or survey answers. To that extent, it can provide some insight into what issues really attract substantial grassroots support.
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King County Unveils “Common Sense” Action Plan: Ban “Semi-automatic, High Velocity Weapons”

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:51
In a July 23rd op-ed, Joe McDermott, the Council Chair of King County, Washington, introduced a multi-prong “King County Gun Safety Action Plan” aimed at reducing gun violence.
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Divided Appeals Panel Upholds California Ban on Post-2013 Pistols

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:46
Imagine if California, to combat what the legislature considered the serious problem of manmade global warming, required all new vehicles sold by car dealers in the state to run on grass clippings, rather than fossil fuels.
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Adventures in Correlation

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:42
Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut recently linked to a news article about a CDC report on homicides, claiming that “allowing more guns in more places isn’t making us safer. It’s doing the opposite.”
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Anti-NRA Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway resigns from City Council after pleading guilty to federal corruption charges

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:24
Anti-NRA Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway, who called on NRA to cancel its 2018 convention in Dallas earlier this year, has pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges, according to documents filed in Dallas federal court Thursday morning. He has also resigned from the Dallas City Council.The 66-year-old Caraway, who has also served as the city's interim mayor, admitted to accepting $450,000 in bribes and kickbacks.  
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College Lacrosse Coach Discriminates Against Pro-2A Player

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 10:37
A college lacrosse player at Palm Beach Atlantic (PBA) University in Florida was told by his coach in June that he had to choose between the team or posting his hunting and firearm pictures online. “You want to play lacrosse for PBA, you won’t post pics of your guns and stuff. That’s simple. You want to continue to post this – you don’t play,” the coach texted the student on June 26. 
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NRA ad campaign urges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 08:57
The National Rifle Association has launched a seven-figure national and regional ad campaign, urging confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh.
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The 1986 Plastic Gun Panic

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 08:56
Have you heard about the "undetectable plastic gun"? The gun control lobbies call it is "tailor-made for terrorism." The Washington Post reports that a state sponsor of terrorism is already attempting to obtain these guns. A Post columnist warns that the police "vehemently oppose the introduction of plastic guns into our armed society." Newsweek predicts the NRA will face a member revolt for opposing legislation to ban plastic guns: "This time the gun lobby may have shot itself in the foot."
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