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NH Dad Pulls Gun on Intruder Until Police Arrive

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 10:10
Three days after a New Hampshire homeowner opened fire on a stranger who had broken into his home, a similar situation unfolded just a few miles away in the same city. In broad daylight Wednesday afternoon, a man held an attempted burglar at gunpoint while his two kids witnessed the entire ordeal.
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Conservative Think-Tank Takes Aim at Levi Strauss Over Gun Control Stance

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 10:06
A conservative think-tank took aim at denim maker Levi Strauss & Co. over their stance on gun control during a recent shareholders meeting. The National Center for Public Policy Research's Free Enterprise Project (FEP) says they have taken to attending shareholder meetings with the intent to get companies to advance "free market ideals" such as gun rights.
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Washington: Gun Bills to Go Into Effect

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 09:08
On July 28th, the following anti-gun bills will go into effect in Washington:
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Virginia: Submit Comments on Gov. Northam’s Proposed Gun Control

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 14:51
The Virginia State Crime Commission is now accepting public comments on Governor Ralph Northam’s proposed gun control bills ahead of its August 19th and 20th hearings on these policy proposals.  During the July 9th special session, the General Assembly directed the Commission to hold these hearings and report back with its findings.
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Kentucky: State Senator Damon Thayer Receives NRA-ILA Defender of Freedom Award

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 12:37
On August 16, 2019, state Senator Damon Thayer (R-17) will receive the Defender of Freedom Award from the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action in recognition of his tireless efforts to defend liberty and protect the interests of law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen in Kentucky.
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California: Injunction Filed to Stop California Ammunition Sales Restrictions

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 15:23
On Monday, July 22, CRPA with support of NRA, filed a motion requesting an injunction against enforcement of California's recently implemented ammunition laws. The injunction is part of the case Rhode v. Becerra, filed in April of 2018, where lead Plaintiff and gold medal Olympian shooter Kim Rhode and other Plaintiffs have asked the court to halt enforcement after a dubious roll out of the new law on July 1st.  
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NYC Makes Second Bid to Shake Off Supreme Court Scrutiny

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 15:28
Apparently cognizant of the risks of pressing ahead with the defense of its nonsensical and extreme firearm law, New York City has now ramped up its arguments that the legal challenge to the law is “moot” and no longer merits the intervention of the United States Supreme Court.
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Highly Touted Study Tests Non-Existent Policies, Uses Deceptive Data

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 15:22
A study published in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics this week generated considerable media attention that focused on the purported finding and not the underlying research design:
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Kamala Harris is Preparing to Govern by Executive Order

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 09:27
Sen. Kamala Harris is leading the pack of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates when it comes to outlining executive action she would take if she were elected and her proposals were thwarted by Congress.
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Levi Strauss Sticking with Gun Control Push Whether Customers Agree or Not

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 09:18
Levi Strauss joined hands with the gun control lobby in the Fall of 2018 and is sticking to their guns whether customers agree or not. On September 4, 2018, Breitbart News reported that Levi Strauss was launching a million dollar gun control campaign. This also entailed teaming up with Michael Bloomberg-funded gun control Everytown for Gun Safety, going so far as to provide jeans for actors who appeared in Everytown PSAs.
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Oregon: Initiative Filed to Restrict Self-Defense

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 07:31
On July 18th, Initiative Petition 40​ was filed in Oregon to restrict the Second Amendment rights of law abiding adults by imposing a broad, one-size-fits-all method of storing firearms.  This egregious attack on our freedoms uses virtually the same language as the failed Initiative Petition 44 from 2018 as well as the same provisions from Senate Bill 978 that did not pass during the 2019 legislative session.  Anti-gun proponents will stop at nothing to restrict self-defense rights in Oregon, and will be using this initiative petition in an attempt to coerce legislators to pass gun control during the 2020 short session.  
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NRA-PVF Endorses Michael Watson for Mississippi Secretary of State

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:26
The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is pleased to announce its endorsement of Michael Watson for Mississippi secretary of state in the 2019 primary election. 
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The Latest: Police: Man Fatally Shot During Holdup Attempt

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:34
Phoenix police say a 19-year-old man fatally shot a knife-wielding robber attempting to steal his car at a gas pump outside a convenience store early Wednesday morning.
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Dems Open to Killing Filibuster in Next Congress

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:33
Democratic leaders are opening the door to eliminating the 60-vote legislative filibuster if they recapture the Senate majority in the 2020 elections. The future of the filibuster has emerged as a divisive topic in the crowded 2020 presidential primary field, which includes a half-dozen Democratic senators.
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New Jersey’s New “Smart Gun” Law is a Disaster in the Making

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 11:15
As soon as New Jersey’s new Democratic governor, Phil Murphy, arrived in office he began working with the Democratic majority in the legislature to pass onerous gun control laws. Not satisfied with that effort, he’s now rolled out a new package of legislation along the same lines, referring to it as “Gun Safety Package 2.0.” One of the chief elements of this new legislation deals with so-called “smart guns” and mandates regarding their availability in the Garden State. (NJ.com)
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Lake Murray burglary calls new gun law into question

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 09:36
A burglar who attacked and stabbed a Lake Murray man today during an early-morning confrontation in the victim’s house was fatally shot moments later by the wounded homeowner’s adult son, according to San Diego police. This particular case is leading people to question the logic of the San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliot’s new law that would require gun owners to safely store their guns in either a safe or with a trigger device when not in use.
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Gun license gets chilly response

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 09:28
More than half of Illinois’ 2,351 federally licensed gun dealers haven’t applied for state licenses required by the new Illinois’ Firearm Dealer License Certification Act, which takes effect today. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the state’s Firearm Dealer License Certification Act on Jan. 18 after taking office. Lawmakers held the measure over from the previous General Assembly after former Gov. Bruce Rauner vowed to veto it.
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Anderson Co homeowner who shot intruder: 'I didn't want that to happen, but I had no other choice'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 09:53
Anderson County deputies are investigating after a homeowner said he has to shoot a man to defend his family when the intruder forced his way into his Williamston home. Deputies said they were called to the home on Boiter Road just after 10 p.m.
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Virginia: Crime Commission Hearing Dates Set

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 08:40
As directed by the General Assembly during the July 9th special session, the Virginia State Crime Commission will be holding hearings on August 19th and 20th to evaluate Governor Ralph Northam’s proposed gun control bills. 
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Alleged knife-wielding home intruder shot by resident in Utah

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 13:30
An alleged intruder was shot and injured Saturday night after breaking into a home in Lehi, police said. About 8:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to 391 N. 900 East on the report of a burglary in progress, according to a statement from Lehi police. The 20-year-old man had gotten into the second-level apartment and "was armed with a knife," Lehi Police Sgt. Robert Marshall said.
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