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Littleton homeowner who shot suspected intruder was off-duty DPD officer

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:59
A Littleton homeowner who shot and injured a suspected intruder who broke into his home Friday afternoon was an off-duty Denver Police Department Officer, sources confirmed to Denver7 Friday evening. 
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Good guys with guns saving lives

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:55
Stephen Willeford’s heroic actions last Sunday saved many lives at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The killer, Devin Kelley, was shooting the wounded when Willeford showed up with a rifle. Willeford’s quick actions forced Kelley to stop his attack, presumably saving the lives of the twenty wounded and possibly many more.
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Florida man fires gun, scares off teen daughter's kidnappers

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:53
A quick-acting father and an alert neighbor helped thwart an attempted kidnapping and armed home invasion robbery Tuesday night in Florida
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High Court to Hear Appeal in Manufacturer Liability Case

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:46
Lawyers are set to ask the Connecticut Supreme Court to reinstate a wrongful death lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school massacre.
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California’s gun confiscation program in spotlight after Texas shooting

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:45
In late 2006, a database was set up to track firearms owners and cross-reference those names with criminal and mental-health records to identify individuals “who have been, or will become, prohibited from possessing a firearm subsequent to the legal acquisition or registration of a firearm or assault weapon.”
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In Texas, Two Very American Heroes

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:44
Before the Texas church shooter encountered any police officers, he was run off a highway and dead. He had been shot and chased by two private citizens who took it upon themselves to respond to a heinous crime when no one with a badge was anywhere to be found.
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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill demand gun control

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:44
When it comes to political opinions, McGraw and Hill have stuck their neck out more than most country stars, who are often tight-lipped about the subject.In 2008, McGraw expressed his support for Barack Obama, telling People Magazine, “It’s innate in me to be a blue-dog democrat.”
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California: Moraga Town Council Pulls Proposed Mandatory Locked-Storage From Consideration Following Receipt of NRA/CRPA Opposition Letter

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:15
As a result of your activism and a joint-opposition letter submitted on behalf of NRA and CRPA highlighting the flaws of the ordinance, the Town Manager requested the Council pull the ordinance. The Council ultimately agreed, but is expected to reconsider the proposal early next year. 
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California: San Carlos City Council Now Considering Blocking New Turner’s Outdoorsman Store from Opening after Months of Approvals

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:01
The San Carlos City Council has placed on its agenda (starting on page 608) for Monday, November 13th, City Council meeting, an urgency ordinance to consider imposing a moratorium to block new gun stores from opening in the City.  
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“Good Reason” to Cheer – D.C. Carry License Applications Skyrocket in October

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 17:43
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in a 2-1 decision in the combined cases of Wrenn v. D.C. and Grace v. D.C., rejected these flimsy rationalizations and ruled that “the individual right to carry common firearms beyond the home for self-defense—even in densely populated areas, even for those lacking special self-defense needs—falls within the core of the Second Amendment’s protections.” 
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New Evidence against Gun Confiscation

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 17:43
We recently discussed the selection of input variables for statistical modeling and how such choices can alter one’s findings. New research published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology examines how the choice in methodology can alter one’s findings. 
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Dianne Feinstein Wants to Ban Commonly Owned Semi-Autos, Again!

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 17:34
Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced S. 2095, which she is calling the Assault Weapons Ban of 2017. The 125-page firearm prohibition fever dream is perhaps the most far-reaching gun ban ever introduced in Congress.
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Washington: Confidentiality of Concealed Pistol License Holders Under Review by Attorney General

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:36
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is conducting a legal review of whether the private, personal information of Washington’s Concealed Pistol License holders is subject to public disclosure under the state’s Public Records Act.
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Maine: Town of Standish Strong-Arming Club to Drop NRA Affiliation

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:45
On Tuesday, November 14, at 7:00PM, the Standish Town Council will be holding their monthly meeting.  The agenda includes a discussion of a long-term land lease agreement of town property for the expansion of range operations with the Standish Fish & Game Club. 
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Illinois: Legislature Adjourns, Gun Control Bills Stall

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:04
Yesterday, the Illinois House of Representatives adjourned and the Senate adjourned today.  Thanks to your efforts in contacting your legislators, they will go home without bringing up Senate Bills 333 and 1657 for votes. 
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Feinstein, Senate Democrats introduce semi-auto ban

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 07:53
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has reintroduced an assault weapons ban in the wake of massacres in a Texas church on Sunday and during an outdoor concert in Las Vegas last month.
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Senators propose semi-automatic ban

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 07:52
Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, both of Connecticut, were the lead co-sponsors along with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
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USA Today’s ‘chainsaw bayonet’ rifle warning mocked on Twitter

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 07:51
The Internet showed no mercy on USA Today this week after it used a story on the Sutherland Springs massacre to warn of “chainsaw bayonet” modifications to AR-15 rifles.
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Democrats fail to force vote on bill establishing select panel on gun violence

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 07:50
Two days after a mass shooting at a Texas church, Democratic lawmakers failed Tuesday to force a vote on legislation establishing a select committee on preventing gun violence.
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Michigan panel OKs Right-to-Carry in schools

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 07:49
A Michigan legislative committee has voted to let people with extra training carry guns inside churches, schools and other places now off limits.
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