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Attempted burglary leads to shots fired

| October 16, 2017

Attempted burglary leads to shots fired San Benito man was arrested this past Monday, after the Cameron County Sherriff’s office say he attempted to break into a home on the outskirts of San Benito. Authorities arrived on the scene after reports of shots fired. According to Sherriff Omar Lucio, the shots originated from the home owners.   View […]

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Attacker with knife flees after woman reveals her concealed carry gun

| October 16, 2017

Attacker with knife flees after woman reveals her concealed carry gun  A woman in Illinois was reportedly able to protect herself with her concealed carry firearm after a stranger with a knife jumped into her car. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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I got a gun:’ A 78-year-old woman’s 911 call lands Pitt student homicide suspect Matthew Darby in jail

| October 16, 2017

I got a gun:’ A 78-year-old woman’s 911 call lands Pitt student homicide suspect Matthew Darby in jail A 78-year-old woman looking out her window called police to report a suspicious man. Police said that man turned out to be Matthew Darby — a suspect in the death of Pitt student Alina Sheykhet. The elderly […]

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Man shoots attempted robber on east side

| October 16, 2017

Man shoots attempted robber on east side According to police, when officers arrived, they found a 20-year-old man with gunshot wounds. They say the shooter was also on scene, and told police he shot the man after he attempted to rob him. “I guess it was a good idea for them to have protection, because […]

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McMinnville homeowner shoots, wounds intruder

| October 16, 2017

McMinnville homeowner shoots, wounds intruder A McMinnville homeowner called police early Sunday morning and said they shot an intruder who was attempting to break in. The person shot was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries, according to the McMinnville Police Department.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Governor Brown Signs Remaining Anti-Gun Bill

| October 15, 2017

California: Governor Brown Signs Remaining Anti-Gun Bill Yesterday, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 424, the remaining anti-gun bill on his desk.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Governor Vetoes Dealer Storage Bill and Signs Open Carry Ban

| October 14, 2017

California: Governor Vetoes Dealer Storage Bill and Signs Open Carry Ban Yesterday, Governor Brown took action on two of the remaining three anti-gun bills by vetoing Senate Bill 464 and signing Assembly Bill 7.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Study Finds Background-Check Laws in Wa. and Colo. Did Nothing

| October 13, 2017

Study Finds Background-Check Laws in Wa. and Colo. Did Nothing In the Guardian, Lois Beckett highlights a new study that has found that background-check laws in Washington and Colorado have “had little measurable effect”. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Gov. Brown Announces New Anti-Gun Push for 2018

| October 13, 2017

Oregon: Gov. Brown Announces New Anti-Gun Push for 2018 Last Friday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced that she will renew her effort toward passing future gun control legislation in 2018.  Failing this last legislative session to pass her anti-gun agenda, Gov. Brown urged legislators in the upcoming session to pass legislation that would allow for […]

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Alleged Sexual Predator and Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Threatens NRA (Again)

| October 13, 2017

Alleged Sexual Predator and Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Threatens NRA (Again) On October 5, the New York Times published an article titled, “Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades.” The piece detailed allegations that the mogul used his position of influence to make unwanted sexual advances towards young women in the movie industry, […]

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“Death by a Thousand Cuts” – Latest Ninth Circuit decision proclaims “selling firearms is not part or parcel of the right to keep and bear arms”

| October 13, 2017

“Death by a Thousand Cuts” – Latest Ninth Circuit decision proclaims “selling firearms is not part or parcel of the right to keep and bear arms” Since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark rulings in District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago, lower courts across the country have expressed their disagreement […]

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Media Consumers Beware: Watchdogs Warn of Bias, Politics, and Influence Tainting the “News”

| October 13, 2017

Media Consumers Beware: Watchdogs Warn of Bias, Politics, and Influence Tainting the “News” Project Veritas’s “American Pravda” series has focused on the media itself, with prior releases including segments on CNN producers and personalities casting doubt on the network’s own narrative about Russian influence in the U.S. presidential election and demeaning the American electorate as […]

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Supporters of stricter gun laws are less likely to contact elected officials

| October 13, 2017

Supporters of stricter gun laws are less likely to contact elected officials Large majorities of Americans support several specific policies intended to limit access to guns, including expanded background checks and restrictions on sales to the mentally ill. But relatively few Americans actually contact public officials to express their views, according to a Pew Research […]

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Are Millennials Moving Right on Guns?

| October 13, 2017

Are Millennials Moving Right on Guns? Are younger Americans more progressive? One would be hard pressed to disagree. The under-30 crowd has led a fight on transgender rights and new forms of racism. In the culture wars, conservatives have met defeat at the hands of much younger activists for gay marriage, drug legalization and Barack […]

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If ‘No One Wants to Take Our Guns,’ Stop Saying the Opposite

| October 13, 2017

If ‘No One Wants to Take Our Guns,’ Stop Saying the Opposite Almost immediately after the Las Vegas shooting came the calls for “common sense” gun control. The quest almost always begins with a reassurance that “no one wants to take away your guns.” Not everyone read the memo. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Massachusetts: Gun Control Bill Passes Senate

| October 12, 2017

Massachusetts: Gun Control Bill Passes Senate Today, with a vote of 38-0, the Massachusetts state Senate passed a version of the Amendment 1 legislation with less infringements than what was passed yesterday in the House.  The original Amendment 1 attached to House Bill 3951 would ban “any device which attaches to a [firearm]…that is designed to increase […]

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NRA opposes legislation banning bump stocks

| October 12, 2017

NRA opposes legislation banning bump stocks The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Thursday said it opposes legislation in both the House and the Senate that would ban the use of bump stocks, a device that can be used to increase a semi-automatic rifle’s rate of fire and was found in the hotel room of the […]

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Democrats propose ban on "high-capacity" magazines in wake of Las Vegas attack

| October 12, 2017

Democrats propose ban on "high-capacity" magazines in wake of Las Vegas attack Anti-gun Democrat lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation to ban high-capacity ammunition magazines in the wake of the Las Vegas attack that left at least 59 people dead and nearly 500 more injured. The proposed ban on the transfer, importation, or possession of […]

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NRA Opposes New Bump Fire Stock Ban Bill

| October 12, 2017

NRA Opposes New Bump Fire Stock Ban Bill The National Rifle Association announced on Wednesday its opposition to a new bill that would ban any firearm part that effectively increases the rate of fire of a semi-automatic rifle. “We are opposed to the Feinstein and Curbelo legislation,” Jennifer Baker, a spokesperson for the NRA’s Institute […]

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Fmr. Obama Senior Adviser Calls for Gun Confiscation ‘Similar to the One Australia Instituted’

| October 12, 2017

Fmr. Obama Senior Adviser Calls for Gun Confiscation ‘Similar to the One Australia Instituted’ Dan Pfeiffer, a former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, called for the United States to implement an Australian-style gun confiscation program in an article published Wednesday. Obama previously said in 2016 that the United States should consider following the example of […]

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