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L.A. is poised to roll back its ban on 'ultracompact' guns

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 09:35
For more than a decade and a half, Los Angeles has banned the sale of “ultracompact” guns, which lawmakers feared could be more easily hidden by criminals.Now the city is poised to eliminate that rule in the face of legal warnings from the National Rifle Assn. and the California Rifle & Pistol Assn., which say that the city restrictions have been preempted by state law.
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Louisiana: Hunters to get sales tax holiday

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 09:34
Hunters will get a sales tax discount when they shop for firearms and other hunting supplies during the 2017 Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday on Sept.1-3.
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West Virginia Leads 21 States Opposing Gun Restrictions

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 08:35
West Virginia's attorney general has filed a brief on behalf of a 21-state coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments against Maryland gun restrictions.
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Michael Bloomberg's net worth is $47B, how will he use it?

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 08:34
To some it's just another example of the super wealthy having a disproportionate influence on political debate and public opinion. Bloomberg has spent a billion dollars trying to get people to quit smoking, $135 million to battle the NRA on gun control, and a $100 million to assist the Sierra Club and its lawyers in shutting down more than 250 coal fired plants.
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Alabama: Permitless carry gun bill headed for Legislature again

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 08:33
A bill that would allow Alabama residents to carry concealed weapons without a permit is headed again to the Alabama Legislature, and the bill’s sponsor says the pressure will be on lawmakers who oppose it.
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Mississippi: Showdown in the state Supreme Court on Right-to-Carry in courthouses

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 08:33
The dispute is over a state law that allows individuals with an enhanced carry permit and firearm training to bring their firearms into a courthouse, but not into courtrooms. The question is whether judges can impose their own orders banning guns in courthouses in the wake of the state law?
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‘We carry guns’: Armed judges in spotlight after Ohio attack

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 08:32
More judges are carrying weapons than most people realize, even though attacks on judges remain rare, surveys and experts say.The question of whether judges should be armed got renewed attention this week after an Ohio judge who was carrying a gun was shot outside his courthouse and fired back.
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