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'Joe Biden defense' no longer needed in Washington state gun case

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:00
When a Washington state man was charged last year with unlawfully firing a shotgun, he had a simple explanation: Joe Biden told me to do it.It appears, however, he no longer needs that defense.
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Remington shifts jobs from N.Y. to Alabama

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:00
Remington is reducing its work force in New York, where the gun maker has operated a factory for nearly 200 years, and where new gun laws are in the spotlight.
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Gun rights group fights Ohio State suit dismissal

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:00
A judge is giving a gun rights group more time to argue why its lawsuit challenging Ohio State University over its weapons ban shouldn’t be dismissed.
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UK: Pro-gun lobby hits back in row over number of people injured by firearms

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:00
Is 27 injury accidents involving guns in the South West last year a reason to tighten the gun laws? Anti-gun campaigners who think so have been firmly re-butted, as Philip Bowern reports.
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Why millions of women are target shooting

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:00
Shooting sports are in the middle of a renaissance thanks to a previously untapped block of Americans who haven’t yet discovered the joy and skill of target shooting.CBS reported today that just in the last decade alone, the number of women target shooters have rocketed up to 70 percent. Now more than 6 million women have taken up the sport. Hunting has also grown in that time; there are now 3 million women patrolling the wilderness.
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Gun-grabber Bloomberg’s Epic Fail in Milwaukee

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 07:00
Billionaire Michael R. Bloomberg could learn a thing or two from the biblical story about an Israelite soldier named David, who went up againstGoliath, a giant of a man and a powerful foe. Using just a sling and a stone, David brought Goliath down to his knees and destroyed him.
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Neighbors foil carjacker, KTVK, Phoenix, Ariz. 08/15/14

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 19:00
A man approached a woman in her vehicle in Phoenix, Ariz. and asked if he could use her phone. When the woman refused, the man dragged her from the vehicle. A woman who lives nearby noticed the situation and went to investigate. While the neighbor was near the car, the carjacker accelerated, injuring her. The neighbor’s husband responded by firing at the carjacker, striking him. The wounded carjacker fled the scene, but was captured a short time later, after he crashed the stolen vehicle. The carjacker died after being taken to a hospital. 
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Gun-grabber Bloomberg’s epic fail in Milwaukee

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 19:00
Billionaire Michael R. Bloomberg could learn a thing or two from the biblical story about an Israelite soldier named David, who went up against Goliath, a giant of a man and a powerful foe. Using just a sling and a stone, David brought Goliath down to his knees and destroyed him.
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When a psychiatrist shoots to kill

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 19:00
‘More might have died if doctor had not shot gunman” — so read the headline in the Philadelphia Inquirer on July 27. On the previous Thursday, a patient, Richard Plotts, entered the office of his psychiatrist, Lee Silverman, M.D., with his caseworker, Theresa Hunt. Plotts then became very upset and killed Hunt with two shots to her head. While this was happening, Dr. Silverman tried to take cover, drew his handgun, and shot the attacker three times. The doctor suffered slight wounds from bullets that grazed his head and hit his thumb. Staffers then succeeded in subduing the wounded Plotts. He was hospitalized in critical condition and now faces murder charges.
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National Rifle Association Launches National "Meet the Real Michael Bloomberg" Campaign

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:00
Releases TV Ad Highlighting Bloomberg's Hypocrisy and Arrogance   Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association today launched a national campaign aimed at exposing Michael Bloomberg’s anti-freedom agenda. The "Meet the Real Michael Bloomberg" campaign kicks off with a national television advertisement titled "Insult".  “Insult" is the first in a series of ads that will expose Bloomberg's hypocrisy, arrogance and desire to tell the American people how to live their lives. "Michael Bloomberg has declared war on the NRA and our five million members. We will not sit back and let him use his billions of dollars to impose his radical anti-freedom agenda on the American people. Our effort will expose Bloomberg as an arrogant hypocrite who thinks he knows best how people should live their lives," said Chris W. Cox, Executive Director of the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action.  
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District asks for more time as it ponders ruling throwing out handgun carry ban

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 19:00
The Second Amendment does not include an “unalloyed right” to carry guns in public, District officials argued in a court pleading filed Monday that seeks more time before a judge’s ruling takes effect and overturns the city’s ban on carrying handguns in public.
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Connecticut: Bar association heads for showdown over gun control support

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 19:00
The Connecticut Bar Association, the state's biggest — and normally staid — organization of lawyers has been split by a post-Newtown disagreement over applying its considerable clout to defending Connecticut's new, toughest-in-the-nation gun control law.
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Detroit police chief: ‘No question in my mind’ legal gun ownership deters crime

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 19:00
Detroit has experienced 37 percent fewer robberies than it did last year, and Police Chief James Craig is crediting armed citizens for the drop.
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Louisiana: Update on Issues Affecting Concealed Carry Permit Holders

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:53
According to a recent Nevada Department of Public Safety memo, Louisiana concealed carry permits will no longer be recognized by Nevada because of a 2013 law change that provided for the issuance of lifetime permits in the Sportsman’s Paradise.  It is unknown why Nevada will no longer honor Louisiana’s standard five-year permit, as holders had previously been granted reciprocity and it remains separate and distinct from the lifetime permit created by the 2013 statute.
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How Michael Bloomberg Is Twisting The Gun Control Debate In The Evergreen State Washing-con

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:00
Right now in the state of Washington, Bloomberg is pushing a November ballot measure that is promoted as being about background checks for private sales. But it is really a law to criminalize most gun owners, including those who never sell guns. If passed, the deceptive Bloomberg ban for Washington state is then going to become the national model, to gradually be imposed on gun owners nationwide. 
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Mayors Against Illegal Guns Mayor Charged with Bribery

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 04:00
Monticello, New York, Democratic Mayor Gordon Jenkins—a member of Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns—was arrested Thursday on bribery charges, the latest in a long string of legal and ethical foibles by Jenkins.
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Store employee shoots armed robber, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wisc. 08/15/2014

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 19:00
An armed man entered Innovative Optique in Bayside, Wisc. and attempted to rob the store. An employee responded to the threat by retrieving a gun and firing at the criminal, striking and killing him. An investigation revealed that the deceased was convicted of a 2010 armed robbery in which he targeted two people travelling in a car. Innovative Optique experienced another attempted robbery in 2009.
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California 2014 Legislative Session Expected to Adjourn in Two Weeks

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 19:00
The 2014 California legislative session is scheduled to adjourn on Sunday, August 31, but it is expected that they will probably try to finish up next Friday, August 29.  Accordingly, it is CRITICAL that you call AND e-mail your state Senator and Assemblyman every day urging them to OPPOSE the anti-gun bills below.  Also, please forward this alert to your family, friends, fellow gun owners and sportsmen in California urging them to contact their state legislators to OPPOSE the anti-gun bills below.  
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Idaho: Residents challenge Nampa gun rules

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 19:00
Signs posted at Nampa City Hall and Nampa Civic Center prohibit guns on those properties, but a pair of Nampa residents’ concerns may initiate a change in the city’s gun policies.
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Washington: Money starts to flow in for gun initiatives

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 19:00
While Washington state voters won’t weigh in on two competing gun-related ballot measures for months, money is already pouring into the campaigns in advance of the November election.
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