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Washington : Gun shop owners expect sales increase after gun control initiative

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:54
Washington gun shop owners expect an increase in sales after state voters approved an initiative that adds restrictions to the purchase of semi-automatic rifles.
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House Dems are promising tougher gun control measures, but advocates may have lost ground in the Senate

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:53
Democrats will soon seize control of the House and are promising tougher gun measures. After all, voters elected nearly 20 Democrats who advocate additional gun restrictions.
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House Democrats plan aggressive gun control effort next year

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:44
Several incoming House Democrats plan to introduce gun control measures when their party regains the majority next year.
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Dems vow swift action on gun control next year

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:30
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who's seeking to regain the Speaker's gavel, vowed to move quickly on gun reform next year, citing Wednesday night's shooting massacre at a California country music bar as the latest reason Congress should step in with new restrictions on the sale and ownership of firearms.
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Democrats renew push for gun control, semi-auto ban

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 14:00
Just hours after the killings by a lone gunman in a California bar, Democrats began lining up to demand more gun control, an issue that fell off the map during the midterm congressional elections despite the shootings in a Pittsburgh synagogue.
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Midterm Elections Offer Motivation to Continue the Fight For Our Rights

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 14:54
The votes have all been cast in the 2018 midterm elections. And while the counting and recounting is still under way in some places, the overall picture that has emerged soundly refutes the breathless media narrative of a massive “blue wave” that would conclusively repudiate the Trump presidency. 
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That’s a crime, dude’! Did Ashton Kutcher admit to violating Calif. law in tweet calling for ‘Gun Reform Now’?

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:59
Among the celebs calling for more focus on mental health as well as gun control in the wake of the Thousand Oaks, Calif. mass shooting is Ashton Kutcher, who also told a story about how he obtained a gun he says he’s never used.
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Pelosi: Gun control ‘will be a priority’ in next House

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:53
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who plans to return as Speaker in the next Congress, declared Thursday that gun control will be a priority under the newly elected Democratic majority. 
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Democrats Plan to Pursue Most Aggressive Gun-Control Legislation in Decades

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:48
Democrats say they will pass the most aggressive gun-control legislation in decades when they become the House majority in January, plans they renewed this week in the aftermath of a mass killing in a California bar.
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Gun owner saves mom of three from violent attack while bystanders do nothing

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:14
The quick actions by a licensed gun owner helped save a woman from a violent attack over the weekend. Benjamin Seadorf was with his four children on Saturday when he suddenly heard what he described as "blood-curling screams" coming from outside his home near 12th Street and Van Brunt Boulevard. "She definitely was in fear of her life," Seadorf said. "She was screaming at the top of her lungs, profusely bawling. She just kept screaming, 'Help me! Help! Somebody, please help me!' over and over again."
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Parkland Activists Took On the N.R.A. Here’s How It Turned Out

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:08
On Tuesday, the Parkland students got a dose of political reality.
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8 of 10 Oregon counties approve measure to boost gun rights

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:08
The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Wednesday that the ordinances say that residents of those counties now have the right to own semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines, regardless of state or federal law.
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Washington: Gun shops brace for gun control law

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:07
Gun stores and gun owners are already starting to prepare for some of the toughest new regulations in the country.
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New York: Cuomo vows to pass quick reforms blocked by Republicans

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:06
With Democrats taking control of the state Senate next year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed Wednesday to move quickly to pass reforms blocked by Republicans: tighter ethics laws, early voting, the Dream Act, gun safety legislation and strengthening the state’s abortion law.
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Bill Nelson: School Shootings Will Not End Without Ban on AR-15s, Private Gun Sales

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 08:55
He stressed that criminal use of guns in schools will not end until private possession of commonly owned semiautomatic firearms are banned: “You are not going to solve the problem until you get the assault rifles off the street and until you can get a criminal background check on every transfer of a gun.”
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Illinois: Efforts mount to bar gun possession for misdemeanor crimes against animals

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 08:54
Clark’s bill would step up enforcement by forbidding anyone with a misdemeanor conviction for animal cruelty from possessing a gun.
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Rabbis offered free AR-15 rifles by Colorado gun shop. Four claimed them, owner says

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 08:54
A Jewish gun shop owner in Colorado has offered free guns to local rabbis in the aftermath of the synagogue killings in Pittsburgh.
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NY Lawmakers Drafting Bill That Would Allow Social Media Checks Before Gun Purchase

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 19:08
Two New York lawmakers are working to draft a bill that would propose a social media check before a gun purchase.
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Stacey Abrams wants to confiscate guns. Someone in the media finally asked her about it

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 13:25
The Democratic candidate for Georgia governor insists she just wanted to start a "conversation" about guns. But if Stacey Abrams had been successful in the state legislature, some of those conversations would be over and law enforcement would be reading Miranda rights to arrested gun owners in the Peach State. Just two years ago, as a state lawmaker, Abrams co-sponsored House Bill 731, legislation that makes the Clinton-era assault weapons ban seem timid in comparison. And when pushed by CNN's Jake Tapper to explain whether she supports gun confiscation, Abrams dodged.
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Michael Bloomberg to air $5 million in ads before midterm elections to tout Democrats — and himself

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 08:38
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City who is considering a 2020 presidential campaign, took another step closer to that possibility Sunday with a $5 million national advertising effort that encourages voters to support Democrats in Tuesday’s midterm elections — and offers Bloomberg’s centrist politics as a counter to President Trump.  
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