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Sen. Mike Lee: Why I Objected to a Bill That Would Ban 3D Gun Designs

| August 8, 2018

Sen. Mike Lee: Why I Objected to a Bill That Would Ban 3D Gun Designs Following Trump’s tweet, however, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., went to the Senate floor and tried to pass a bill by unanimous consent (meaning there would be no roll call vote, the bill would just pass the Senate immediately without any […]

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Gun Control Becomes Speech Control

| August 8, 2018

Gun Control Becomes Speech Control In a recent editorial demanding censorship of legal, unclassified information about firearms, The Washington Post mentioned freedom of speech in passing but immediately dismissed its relevance. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Anti-Gun Protests Focus on NRA when More Evidence Shows Local Problems

| August 7, 2018

Anti-Gun Protests Focus on NRA when More Evidence Shows Local Problems In the months following the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the citizens of Broward County have been subjected to ever-growing evidence community leaders have been culpable — or at a minimum, neglectful in their duties. Now we learn of more problems, […]

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NRA-ILA Launches Major Advertising Campaign Urging Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh

| August 7, 2018

NRA-ILA Launches Major Advertising Campaign Urging Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh Fairfax, Va.— The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) launched a seven-figure national and regional advertising campaign on Tuesday urging the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Cuomo targets the NRA — and free speech

| August 7, 2018

Cuomo targets the NRA — and free speech Cuomo, you see, has essentially weaponized the state’s regulatory authorities to go after a political organization with which he disagrees. It is also an organization that will stand in his way if he really does run for president. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Downloadable Gun Designs Are Here To Stay, Whether Politicians Like It Or Not

| August 7, 2018

Downloadable Gun Designs Are Here To Stay, Whether Politicians Like It Or Not It would be nice if the courts were to acknowledge that sharing the designs for firearms online is just like printing them up and distributing them in a book—that is, an act of free speech protected by the First Amendment to the […]

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Texas: Senators urge arming more Texas teachers, counseling more students

| August 7, 2018

Texas: Senators urge arming more Texas teachers, counseling more students In a school safety report, Texas senators on Monday recommended more funding to train and arm school personnel, but they did not endorse extreme risk protective orders that advocates say could help prevent more school shootings. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Canada: Social Democrats Demand Handgun Bans, Feds “Open to All Options”

| August 3, 2018

Canada: Social Democrats Demand Handgun Bans, Feds “Open to All Options” Much like their U.S. counterparts, Canada’s gun control advocates are using tragedy to advance their pre-existing civilian disarmament agenda. Last week, following a shooting in Toronto’s Greektown neighborhood in which two died and 13 were wounded, the Toronto City Council voted in support of a […]

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Texas Tech police say the campus carry law makes Tech safer

| August 3, 2018

Texas Tech police say the campus carry law makes Tech safer Campus carry has been law in Texas for two years now, and Texas Tech police say the law makes the university a safer place. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Challenges I-1639 “Bait and Switch”

| August 3, 2018

NRA Challenges I-1639 “Bait and Switch” Proving that money can’t buy everything, Washington State’s most recent anti-gun ballot initiative may end up being derailed over a failure to comply with mandatory legal requirements, despite seven-figure funding through hefty donations from local billionaires and other big donors. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Government-funded Researchers Discover Basic Ballistics

| August 3, 2018

Government-funded Researchers Discover Basic Ballistics Each year, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) publishes the Wastebook, a project developed by former Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) in 2008. The document details the most ridiculous instances of federal government largesse, such as $1.7 million for a hologram comedy club in Jamestown, N.Y., $450,000 for National Science Foundation-funded research that determined […]

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Murphy, gun control groups ramp up fight against Kavanaugh

| August 3, 2018

Murphy, gun control groups ramp up fight against Kavanaugh Gun control groups, who are among the most active in the “stop Kavanaugh” movement, were helped by Sen. Chris Murphy on Thursday as they ratcheted up their opposition to President Donald Trump’s choice to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court. View full story Originally posted […]

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Printable guns are possible, but don’t count on them to get the job done

| August 3, 2018

Printable guns are possible, but don’t count on them to get the job done Regardless, little will change. Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson first published blueprints for a printable gun called the Liberator more than five years ago. The files were removed after government demands, but a fundamental feature of the internet is that information […]

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Canada: Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh urges prime minister to let cities ban handguns

| August 3, 2018

Canada: Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh urges prime minister to let cities ban handguns Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is formally asking the prime minister to immediately give cities the leeway to ban handguns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington Initiative 1639: The signature gathering for gun initiative seems to have been flawed

| August 2, 2018

Washington Initiative 1639: The signature gathering for gun initiative seems to have been flawed At this point, the debate over Initiative 1639 isn’t over whether it will be good law, but whether the law was followed in qualifying it for the ballot. Last week, Secretary of State Kim Wyman certified I-1639, which seeks to raise […]

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A 3D Freakout

| August 2, 2018

A 3D Freakout Legally this whole brouhaha is much ado about nothing.Psychologically, though . . . in one fell swoop, a large number of people have realized that their aspirations for gun control are DOA. They have realized that the technology was well beyond what they had imagined. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Judge’s order backfires as activists rush to share 3D-printed gun designs

| August 2, 2018

Judge’s order backfires as activists rush to share 3D-printed gun designs A judge’s attempt to halt the spread of blueprints for 3D-printed guns backfired Wednesday as the plans spread across the internet, posted and shared by people who said they were determined to strike a blow for free speech, to protect gun rights, or just […]

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Gun-rights activists offer blueprints as 3D-printed weapons fight escalates

| August 2, 2018

Gun-rights activists offer blueprints as 3D-printed weapons fight escalates Amid the row over the release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns, a coalition of gun rights activists has posted plans for 3D-printed weapons online, citing the First Amendment. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Murphy’s AG wants to keep 3D-printable guns off the Internet. Is it too late?

| August 2, 2018

New Jersey: Murphy’s AG wants to keep 3D-printable guns off the Internet. Is it too late? In an interview with CBS, founder Cody Wilson said it was too late for the government to prevent the spread of the design files to those interested in using new technology to make guns at home. “The debate is […]

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3D Hysteria

| August 2, 2018

3D Hysteria The controversy Tuesday over 3D printable plastic guns was in some ways a perfect microcosm of the gun debate in America—a few points of concern requiring clarity and rational discussion, all overwhelmed by absurd allegations and idiotic rhetoric. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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