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North Carolina: Gun-control groups muster against Right-to-Carry bill

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 07:17
Gun-control groups are moving quickly to try to defeat a bill in the state House that would eliminate in most cases the requirement to obtain a permit to carry a concealed handgun.
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California: Action Needed to Help Keep the Cordova Shooting Center Open

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 16:18
The Cordova Shooting Center trains and educates thousands of gun owners and sportsmen in basic firearm handling and safety, shooting fundamentals, hunter education classes, and private training classes.  CSC operates on public property owned by the Cordova Recreation and Park District (CRPD).  Recently, the CRPD Administrator recommended that the CRPD Board of Directors NOT renew the range’s lease and CLOSE THE RANGE.
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Michigan: House Could Soon Consider Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 13:28
As early as this Wednesday, the Michigan House of Representatives could vote on a package of bills which would remove the requirement to obtain a concealed pistol license (CPL) in order to lawfully carry a firearm.
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Kansas: Governor to Decide on Gun Control Legislation

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 13:23
Today, Governor Sam Brownback received anti-gun legislation, House Bill 2278, for his consideration. 
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Maine: Pro-Gun Bills Still Pending—Have You Contacted Your Legislator Yet?

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:47
Last week, Maine legislators failed again to address several important pro-gun bills that are still pending action in the Legislature. 
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North Carolina: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Needs Your Help!

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:14
Last week, House Bill 746, omnibus pro-gun legislation that makes a number of improvements to existing law, passed the House Finance Committee.
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Rhode Island: Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules More Than a Dozen Gun Bills Tuesday

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:54
On Tuesday, June 6, the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider over a dozen gun bills.
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New York: Senate Committee Schedules Hearing Protection Bill

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:46
On Wednesday, June 7, the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee will hold a hearing on S.1209A by Sen. Robert Ortt. 
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Rhode Island: Guns divide lawmakers

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 08:53
Guns-on-school grounds: The lawmakers who chose to respond to the Journal survey were almost evenly divided.As written, the legislation headed for another hearing on Tuesday would prohibit anyone — other than a law-enforcement officer (broadly defined as a “peace officer”) — from carrying a concealed weapon on public or private school grounds. The proposed ban drew impassioned testimony on both sides of the gun-control divide at a recent House hearing.
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Shannon Watts to Women: Run for Congress, Institute Gun Control

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 08:52
Gun control proponent Shannon Watts is urging women to run for Congress with the goal of instituting gun control once in D.C.Watts is the founder of Michael Bloomberg-funded Moms Demand Action.
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Woman fired weapon in self-defense

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 08:31
Police said a woman shot and killed a man in self-defense when after investigators said he tried to force his way into her Cobb County apartment. It happened just before 3 a.m. Friday at the Liberty Point Apartments on Franklin Gateway Road. Witnesses told police that right before the shooting the man was kicked and kicked the door in threatening everyone inside the apartment. Marietta Police said a party turned deadly when a woman asked a man and two women to leave. They did, but police said the man came back and insisted on getting in and even threatened everyone inside the home. Police said the man acted like he had a gun.
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Lancaster city homeowner shoots intruder after early Sunday morning break-in

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 08:05
A Lancaster resident took “action that he thought was necessary” when he shot a man who kicked in the front door of his home Sunday morning, an official said. Police are continuing to investigate the incident which occurred around 2:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Marietta Avenue. They said William Louis Stewart, 46, of Lancaster, kicked in the door, prompting a woman who lives there to scream for help from the first floor.
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Hunters Take Note: New Rules for Travelers to South Africa with Firearms

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 15:36
South Africa is a popular destination for American big game hunters. Those planning to travel to South Africa with their own firearms, however, should be aware of some recent changes South African authorities have made to procedures for temporarily importing firearms. 
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Kim Kardashian Attacks Civil Rights and the Disabled, Spews Ignorance on Behalf of Bloomberg’s Everytown

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 15:00
Kim Kardashian West’s father was California businessman and attorney Robert Kardashian. It is a minor tragedy that Kardashian West did not follow her father into the law. Had she done so, America might have been spared the reality TV celebrity’s inane and relentless self-promotion. For certain we would have been spared her most recent ignorant outburst on U.S. gun law.
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Kansas: House Approves Gun Control Legislation, Sends it to the Governor

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 13:16
Last night, the Kansas House of Representatives concurred with the Senate on House Bill 2278.
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F Stands for Fail: Washington Post Flip-Flops on Suppressors

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:50
The Washington Post -- in one of its rare reversions to journalism – recently issued a fact check that handed Americans for Responsible Solutions and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) three Pinocchios for overstating the noise-canceling properties of firearm suppressors. “There is little that’s quiet about a firearm with a silencer, unless one also thinks a jackhammer is quiet,” the report concluded. 
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Still Too Many Guns?! UK Gun Controllers Full-Steam Ahead

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:24
In the U.S., sophisticated gun control advocates are careful to disguise their near-term aims as “common sense” reforms or “reasonable” gun safety measures. But what happens when all of these so-called “common sense” controls have been enacted? Will gun control advocates acknowledge their victory and permit the few remaining gun owners to live in peace? If recent experience in the United Kingdom is any indication, gun control advocates will not stop short of demanding total civilian disarmament.
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Tattoo shop owner catches burglar in the act

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:21
A repeat robber narrowly escaped with his life Wednesday morning after an Albuquerque tattoo shop owner caught him in the act and opened fire.  Alvino Maestas's has been hit by burglars four times since Christmas, and he now sleeps next to a motion detector that alerts him when someone is inside the building. He heard an alert early Wednesday morning and raced to his shop on Lomas near Louisiana. 
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Burglary suspect shot in Frisco apartment

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:16
Police are investigating after a 43-year-old man was shot during an apparent burglary Thursday.According to Frisco Police, officers were called to Stewart Creek Apartments in the 7500 block of Stonebrook Parkway. Shortly after midnight, officers received a 911 call to report someone was shot while attempting to break into an apartment. 
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Pennsylvania: “Universal” Background Check Bill Introduced in the General Assembly

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:10
Recently, House Bill 1400, legislation which would expand background checks to include all private sales and transfers, was introduced in the Keystone state.  Sponsored by state Representative James Santora (R-163), HB 1400 would require an individual to seek a licensed firearm dealer to conduct a criminal background check prior to purchasing or transferring a firearm to another individual, including purchases at gun shows.  Additionally, an individual would have to obtain 72-hour background check approval if the individual wanted to make more than one purchase without having to pay for multiple background checks.  
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