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Pittsburgh council proposal would ban guns in city parks

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 08:10
Visitors to Pittsburgh’s city-owned parks would have to leave their guns at home under a proposal introduced Tuesday.
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Shannon Watts decides against running to replace Jared Polis in the 2nd Congressional District

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:53
Gun-control advocate Shannon Watts has decided against running to replace U.S. Rep. Jared Polis in the 2nd Congressional District, saying that she wants to stay focused on her work with her Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America organization instead.
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Hero in Tennessee church shooting proves guns could reduce crime, expert says

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:52
Robert Caleb Engle, 22, did what few would under the circumstances. Though unarmed, he confronted a gunman who randomly opened fire during Sunday services at Nashville's Burnette Chapel Church of Christ.As the two struggled, the gunman pistol-whipped Engle, then wounded himself in the chest, giving time for Engle, who has a right to carry permit, to run outside and fetch his own weapon.
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Professors ask court to overturn Georgia’s campus carry law

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:51
The professors hope to overturn the controversial guidelines using a legal argument that the “campus carry” law usurps the University System of Georgia’s constitutional authority over its campuses. Their complaint was filed Monday in Fulton County Superior Court against Gov. Nathan Deal and Georgia Attorney Georgia Chris Carr.
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Pennsylvania: State approves new gun categories for hunting in Special Regulations Areas

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:51
Two new categories of guns became legal for use while hunting in Special Regulations Areas including Allegheny County. In a measure adopted today, the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners voted to allow hunters and trappers within those areas to use semiautomatic rifles and air guns.
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West Virginia: Judge rules guns prohibited in some Charleston community centers

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:50
A Kanawha County judge ruled last week that some municipal recreation centers are, for legal purposes, school facilities -- and guns can’t be carried there.
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Washington: Please Consider Attending Wenas Target Shooting Meeting

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 14:34
The Wenas Target Shooting Advisory Committee (WTSAC) has been working to identify potential solutions to address concerns about recreational shooting in the Wenas Wildlife Area.  The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW), alongside other stakeholders and community members, has scheduled two public meetings to present the draft recommendations of the WTSAC and to receive public input on the proposals.
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Winning in the Courts on Right-to-Carry

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 13:43
In July, gun owners won a critical victory for the Right-to-Carry in the combined cases of Wrenn v. D.C. and Grace v. D.C.
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Pittsburgh councilman moves to ban guns in city parks despite opposition

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:30
The Squirrel Hill Democrat said he was unaware that the city had no ordinance prohibiting firearms in city parks. Gilman hopes to change that Tuesday by introducing legislation that would ban firearms in the parks.
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Tenn. church usher praised for subduing gunman: ‘He’s the person that stopped this madness’

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:29
It’s unclear exactly how long Engle physically confronted the masked gunman. During their struggle, Engle was pistol-whipped, police said. At some point in the altercation, the shooter’s gun went off and he was hit with a bullet in the left chest.This was Engle’s chance.“Engle, despite his head injuries, ran out to his car in the parking lot and retrieved a pistol,” Nashville police said in a statement. “He held [the gunman] at gunpoint until police arrived.”
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Capital Of Denial

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 07:45
How much longer can the city that houses the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights continue to ignore the Second Amendment?
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Masked gunman rampages through Nashville church; usher uses personal weapon to subdue shooter

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:30
A gunman wearing a ski mask stormed into a Nashville-area church on Sunday, shooting seven people, including the pastor, before attacking a church usher who ultimately subdued him with a personal weapon, Nashville police said.
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New York: Niagara legislature endorses Second Amendment Guarantee Act

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:29
The Niagara County Legislature this week urged Congress to pass the Second Amendment Guarantee Act and limit states' abilities to restrict rifle and shotgun sales.SAGA, introduced in late July by U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, takes aim at provisions of the New York SAFE Act.
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Campus Carry: Nearly 15 Years With Zero Crimes By Concealed Carriers

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:29
That no mass shootings have been committed by concealed-carry permit holders is a necessary point to make given the hyperbolic hand-wringing of the leftist gun-grabbers who warned that campus carry would result in bloodshed and Wild West scenarios on campus.  
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Mississippi church security teams train for worst-case scenario

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:28
On Sunday, one person was killed and seven others wounded when a gunman opened fire on a church in Antioch, Tennessee. Authorities said the suspect was stopped when he was confronted by an usher and proceeded to pistol whip him and shot himself in the process. The usher then went to his car and got his own gun and held the gunman at bay until police arrived. All but one of the victims were over the age of 60.
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UK: Hero Marines banned from showing Oban schoolkids unloaded guns during visit after one parent complained

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:27
Hero Marines were banned from showing schoolkids unloaded guns after just one parent complained.Commandos had to leave weapons outside two primaries after the “policy change” minutes before visits to honour a fallen Falklands comrade.
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Interior’s Zinke Tabs October As National Hunting And Fishing Month

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:13
We’ve told you before about new Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s dedication to hunting, fishing and other recreation on public lands. Now Zinke has gone a step further and declared that the month of October will officially be recognized as National Hunting and Fishing month at the Department of Interior.
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Concealed carry debate gains traction in Michigan Legislature

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:22
The debate over the right to bear arms appears to be brewing again in the Michigan Legislature.
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Texas: One year later, campus carry brings no apparent change to UNT

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:21
The beginning of the 2017 fall semester marked one year since campus carry took effect in public universities across Texas. According to the University of North Texas Police Department, the law has not changed the campus environment in any significant way.
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Long Term Trends in Gun Sales Remain Strong

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:34
Discussion of the state of the firearms industry began again with the release of the August NICS numbers. Allegations of a fading industry recur every month. Obama was the greatest gun salesman ever, Hillary Clinton almost was, and Trump may be the worst yet. 
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