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Biden, Bloomberg Describe Second Amendment Supporters with Vulgarities and Slurs

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:00
What is it with the elitist political class and their insulting, arrogant, even vulgar comments about gun owners and others who live in Heartland America? It’s been going on a long time and continues to this day, even though it gets gun control supporters nowhere.
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Gun-Confiscating Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:00
As we reported in October 2008, after a lengthy legal battle over the unconstitutional confiscation of lawfully owned firearms during Hurricane Katrina, the City of New Orleans agreed to settle a lawsuit initiated by NRA.   A permanent injunction was issued against the city, and then-Mayor Ray Nagin.  The Second Amendment Foundation assisted NRA in the legal battle against Mayor Nagin and the City of New Orleans. 
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Check, Please! Chicago Once Again Learns an Expensive Lesson About the Second Amendment

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:00
While litigants generally bear their own costs in the American legal system, certain provisions of federal law allow parties who prevail in “proceedings in vindication of civil rights” to be awarded reasonable attorney’s fees.  NRA has once again used these provisions to recoup attorney’s fees from the City of Chicago.
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Participation Needed in Extended Comment Period for Multiple Sales Reporting Requirement

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:00
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) recently published a noticein the Federal Register that the comment period for the “Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Certain Rifles” has been extended for 30 days.  As we initially stated when the comment period was opened, we urge everyone affected by this ill-conceived reporting requirement to provide comments. 
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NRA Statement on Sportsmen's Bill

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:00
"The National Rifle Association is disappointed that the bipartisan Sportsmen’s bill has fallen victim to Sen. Harry Reid's political agenda.  By refusing to allow a reasonable amendment process, Sen. Reid effectively killed this legislation – a bill with substantive measures that would have enriched America’s hunting and sporting heritage.
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Anti-Gun Group Disagrees with Calif. DOJ About Crime Trend; Group's Gun Control Scorecard Deserves Failing Grade

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:00
Firearm-related deaths have decreased in California since the early 1990s, but the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (LCPGV) and the state’s Department of Justice don’t agree about the reasons why. 
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Rolling Stone Pulls Controversial Michael Bloomberg Article

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 09:00
Rolling Stone has removed an article about former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg that has drawn criticism from Colorado Republicans. In the article, titled "Michael Bloomberg Isn't Afraid of the NRA," the former mayor says some of the state's districts are so "rural" that they may not have roads.
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Good Samaritan Utilizes New Gun Law

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:00
One of the five new gun bills that Gov. Rick Scott signed into law last month already has been used by an armed citizen who is being hailed as a hero for stopping a violent stabbing.
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Colorado Gun Recall Towns So Rural, They Don’t Have Roads

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 07:00
In what may come as a surprise to residents of Colorado Springs and Pueblo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg doesn’t think those cities have roads. Bloomberg told Rolling Stone that he was “sorry” about the recalls of two state senators last year over the Democratic state legislature’s gun-control laws, but added that their districts were so “rural” that, “I don’t think there’s roads.”
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Bloomberg Dismisses Colorado Springs, Pueblo as Road-less, Rural Backwaters

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 06:00
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is popping off about Colorado in a new Rolling Stone interview and Republicans here, who have been blasting Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper for taking cues from Bloomberg on the state’s new gun laws, couldn’t be happier about it.
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Murder rate drops as concealed carry permits rise, study claims

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 19:00
A dramatic spike in the number of Americans with permits to carry concealed weapons coincides with an equally stark drop in violent crime, according to a new study, which Second Amendment advocates say makes the case that more guns can mean safer streets
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Gun control battle may kill sportsmen’s bill

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 19:00
Staring at the possibility of a battle over gun control and other thorny issues he didn’t want to deal with, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid used parliamentary tactics to block out all amendments on a bill to expand hunting and fishing access on federal land, putting the brakes on the largely noncontroversial legislation.
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No free pass on gun rights for red-state Democrats

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 19:00
If Democrats regain a majority in the House and retain the Senate, the first order of business after a tragic shooting — any shooting will do — would be to enact strict gun control. Everyone knows it, and that’s a problem for Democratic senators trying to keep their seats in states where people aren’t afraid of guns.
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Massachusetts: “Gun Control” Bill Passed State House, Sent to Senate

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 15:47
Unfortunately, the Massachusetts House of Representatives today passed House Bill 4278, a watered-down version of House Bill 4121, by a 112 to 38 vote.  While concessions were made and the NRA was able to scale back some of the anti-gun aspects, H.4278 still contains provisions which will directly and adversely affect your constitutional right to keep and bear arms.  
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New CNN host, John Walsh, wants GPS chips in every gun, says it's not Big Brother

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:00
"Besides hosting “America's Most Wanted” and advocating for victims’ rights, Walsh has been a longtime advocate of background checks and other safety measures. He said he would continue that fight now that he is joining CNN as the host of “The Hunt,” a new show about catching fugitives." "Walsh said he has suggested that gun manufacturers put GPS tracking devices in every gun so stolen weapons could be easily recovered. 'Every one of us have a GPS chip in our cell phones. It's not Big Brother,' he said."
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Gun control activists' cheap gimmicks

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:00
S.E. Cupp: Bloomberg and his allies are campaigning against Target, pressuring Congress and attacking the NRA instead of confronting violence at its roots
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Former MAIG mayor, Ray Nagin, sentenced to 10 years in prison for public corruption

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 03:00
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday. Nagin a former member of Bloomberg's gun control group, "Mayors Against Illegal Guns", oversaw the gun confiscation in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.
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California: Workshop on Implementation of the Lead Ammunition Ban on Saturday, July 19

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:00
The California Fish and Game Commission is continuing to explore ways to implement the statewide lead ammunition ban.  In 2013, the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill 711 to ban the use of traditional ammunition for all hunting in California.  The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold a public workshop on Saturday, July 19, to discuss the implementation of the lead ammunition ban.  This workshop will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room in City Hall at 777 Cypress Avenue in Redding.  
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Recreational shooting barred in strip of federal land

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:00
The Pikes Peak Ranger District has barred recreational shooting in a 9,567-acre swath of El Paso County where public use is high.
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Boston police say career criminal had loaded gun

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:00
An alleged “armed career criminal” tried to convince Boston police gang unit officers who found a loaded .45 in his glove compartment Monday night that he was about to drop the weapon off at a gun buyback, according to court documents. The officers arrested him anyway.
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