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Dick's Sporting Goods looking into removing all hunting gear from its stores

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:29
Dick's Sporting Goods is contemplating removing all hunting gear from its stores, company CEO Edward Stack said in a Nov. 28 conference call.
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Dick’s Sporting Goods Sales Continue to Decline After New Gun Rules

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:28
Dick’s Sportings Goods sales continued to decline last quarter in the wake of their new restrictions on gun purchases.
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Dick’s Sporting Goods Sales Hit by Tougher Stance on Guns

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:26
Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. is paying a price for its decision earlier this year to stop selling guns to people under 21 as sales continued to sag in its latest quarter.
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When Governments Restrict Guns, People Make Their Own By the Millions

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:26
Around the world, governments attempt to limit subjects' legal access to weapons—ostensibly to keep the peace, but in reality often done to minimize challenges to government power. And, around the world, those subjects defy such restrictions, often going so far as to manufacture weapons outside official channels. In fact, DIY firearms ranging in sophistication from muskets to grenade launchers exist in the millions across the planet, according to a new report that should (but won't) finally demonstrate to government officials the futility of efforts to disarm people who insist on being free.
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Tougher gun laws among new Nevada governor's top priorities

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:25
Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak, who will be the first Democrat in the post in two decades, said tougher gun laws are among his top priorities as he takes office in January.
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Ohio: Senate Committee to Consider Self-Defense Legislation Next Week

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 14:52
On Monday, December 3 at 10:00am, the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee is scheduled to hear sponsor and proponent testimony for House Bill 228. 
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D.C.: Gun control bill heads to city council vote

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:05
The measure also includes a bump stock ban and increases penalties for possessing magazine clips that hold over 10 rounds of ammunition.
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David Hogg calls for federal tax on gun sales

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:05
David Hogg now wants to raise your taxes.
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Gun Control and a Doctor’s ‘Lane’

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:04
I believe a physician may indulge her or his First Amendment rights to decry the Second Amendment or to express an opinion on limiting gun ownership, but let’s face it, when it comes to gun policy, we doctors are not experts.
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New York: Reveal your passwords? Gun bill threatens more than 2nd Amendment

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:03
Do the math and you can understand why Andrew Cuomo and most members of the State Legislate easily won re-election despite perpetrating a public fraud like the SAFE Act. Because most people don't own guns and know relatively little about firearms, politicians are able to fool the majority of the electorate who care little about a Second Amendment right because they think it doesn’t affect them.
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Trial unlikely in University of Wyoming gun ban lawsuit

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:02
Both sides in a lawsuit over whether the University of Wyoming can restrict gun rights are leaving the decision up to a judge rather than going to a jury.
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Connecticut: Gun controllers place gun storage measure among top legislative priorities

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:01
A measure to tighten Connecticut’s firearm storage law is expected to be on a shortlist of gun reform bills tackled in the upcoming legislative session.
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Guns Save Lives— Armed Citizens Thwart Active Shooters 94% of the Time

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:50
It’s a testimonial as to why “gun control” should mean hitting your target. While a study shows that 98 percent of mass shootings occur in “gun free” zones, a more recent study indicates how these events can be thwarted: by armed citizens. In fact, it finds that when such Americans are present, they have a 94-percent success rate at stopping or impeding active shooters.
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Cindy Hyde-Smith wins Mississippi Senate runoff

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:19
Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith emerged victorious Tuesday night in the Mississippi Senate runoff, easily fending off Democrat Mike Espy in the deeply conservative Magnolia State. With 97 percent of the vote counted, Ms. Hyde-Smith led Mr. Espy by almost 8 percentage points, getting 53.9 percent of the vote to 46.1 percent.
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Trump rallies for Senate candidate after controversy in Mississippi

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 09:25
President Trump was back on the campaign trail Monday, stumping in Mississippi for Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is facing Mike Espy in a racially charged runoff for a US Senate seat. The election is Tuesday.
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GOP’s Hyde-Smith pledges conservative values

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 09:21
Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is telling voters in Mississippi that if they back her in Tuesday’s election, she’ll continue to stand up for the conservative values of the state. Mississippi is preparing for a U.S. Senate runoff between Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy. She says a vote for her is a vote for less government and less regulation. She says she’ll back law enforcement and the military and defend the Second Amendment right to bear arms “every single day.”
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North Georgia Republican files bill to allow permitless carry of guns

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 06:52
A North Georgia Republican is getting a head start on what could be flurry of proposals to expand access to guns. State Rep. Matt Gurtler, R-Tiger, filed legislation to let anyone who is legally allowed to own a gun carry it without paying for a state-issued license.
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Governor-elect Brian Kemp talks top priorities once he takes office

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 06:49
Channel 2 Action News is talking one-on-one with Georgia Governor-elect Brian Kemp about his top priorities once he takes office in January.
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Black Friday brings spike in gun sales

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 06:45
Black Friday is known for its deals on phones, TVs, and computers. But people we talked to were shelling out the big bucks for some guns.
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N.Y. bill would require social media, search history review for gun license

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 06:43
A state lawmaker is proposing a change to New York’s gun laws to allow authorities to search social media for potential red flags before approving a handgun license. State Senator Kevin Parker’s bill would mandate that applicants provide investigators with their Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram passwords and access to their Google, Yahoo and Bing searches.
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