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California: Federal Judge Grants Request to Stay Enforcement of California’s Magazine Ban

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 19:05
Today, attorneys for the California Rifle & Pistol Association, supported by the National Rifle Association, obtained an important injunction in the case of Duncan v. Becerra, a federal lawsuit challenging California’s restrictions against standard capacity magazines. The injunction prevents California from enforcing the recently enacted ban against the mere possession of magazines capable of holding more than ten rounds, while the case is pending.
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Oregon: Legislative Sine Die Adjournment Approaching

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 18:56
The Oregon Legislature is in the final days of session with the constitutional sine die adjournment on July 10th.
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19-year-old shoots man trying to break into apartment

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 09:43
Police said a teenager shot and killed a man Monday as he attempted to break into the teen’s apartment in DeKalb County, Georgia. Malik Hyatt, 19, told police he heard someone banging on the door of his apartment and trying to kick it in early Monday morning.  Hyatt said he looked through the peephole and saw a man he did not know with something by his side. He told his 22-year-old sister to go to her room, grabbed a gun and shot through the door twice.
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Suspect hospitalized after reported attempted robbery turned shooting

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 09:41
A man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after an attempted robbery led to a shooting, according to Sgt. Shelton with Birmingham Police. The incident took place on the 1300 block of Pike Road, where the suspect was shot three times in the course of allegedly committing the robbery and taken to Princeton Hospital, according to police. At this time, there is no one in custody. WIAT will bring you more details as they emerge.
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Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation goes into Effect on Saturday

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 09:29
This Saturday, July 1, House Bill 508/Senate Bill 445, sponsored by state Senator John Stevens and state Representative William Lamberth, is scheduled to go into effect. 
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Most Americans know that owning a gun is an essential part of our freedom

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 08:33
An overwhelming majority of Americans view gun ownership as essential to their freedom. This is what a recent Pew Research poll discovered in a deep dive into the complex relationship Americans have with guns.
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Washington: Self-defense options expand in Tacoma after repeal of rare ban

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 08:32
Tacoma has dropped its ban on stun guns, like Tasers, meaning people can now legally buy, sell, carry, manufacture and own them within city limits.The City Council voted to repeal the ban on Tuesday.
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More educators taking gun training classes

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 08:31
Nearly a third of the country, a total of 18 states, allows adults to carry a loaded gun on school grounds, with certain permissions. But ever since the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012, in which 20 children and six adults were shot dead, some states have pushed for safety training initiatives for teachers to learn how to properly fire a weapon and prevent any threats to the classroom.
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Pennsylvania: School Carry Bill Passes Senate with Weakening Amendment

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 07:54
Yesterday, the Pennsylvania the State Senate passed an amended version of Senate Bill 383 with a 28-22 vote.
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