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Update: Thought Police Target Free-Thinking UK Police Commissioner

| July 7, 2017

Update: Thought Police Target Free-Thinking UK Police Commissioner The city council in the United Kingdom port city of Plymouth gave their finest impression of George Orwell’s Thinkpol this week, when the council formally admonished Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez for her off-the cuff comments to a BBC Radio program following the […]

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Ohio: Pro-Gun Bill Passes House

| July 7, 2017

Ohio: Pro-Gun Bill Passes House Yesterday, July 6, the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 233 with a 65-31 vote.  HB 233 will now go to the Senate for further consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Headed to Governor

| July 7, 2017

Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Headed to Governor   Yesterday, Senate Bill 719A passed the Oregon House with a 31-28 vote.  SB 719A will now go to Governor Kate Brown for her consideration.  Please contact Governor Brown and urge her to veto SB 719A!  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Clerk subdues armed robber

| July 7, 2017

Clerk subdues armed robber An armed robber’s gun jammed as he pointed it at a store clerk on the South Side on Wednesday evening, allowing the clerk and another worker to wrestle the gun away and hold the suspect for police, authorities said. “He was seconds away from a different outcome,” Jerome Brown, a friend of […]

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Batesville store owner tired of break-ins camps out, shoots burglar

| July 7, 2017

Batesville store owner tired of break-ins camps out, shoots burglar A Batesville store owner who had enough of people breaking into his store camped out and waited on the burglars. When two broke into his store early Wednesday morning, he shot one of them as the burglary suspect reached for a gun. Batesville Assistant Police […]

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Off-duty officer shoots man caught stabbing a woman

| July 6, 2017

Off-duty officer shoots man caught stabbing a woman The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says an off-duty police officer has shot a man who was stabbing a woman.Authorities tell news outlets that Brunswick Officer Aldrid Spaulding III was in the area Monday evening, and someone alerted him to a domestic dispute outside an apartment. The bureau […]

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Woman shoots intruder in apparent self-defense

| July 6, 2017

Woman shoots intruder in apparent self-defense A Dayton resident shot a man who tried to enter her home Tuesday evening, according to Dayton Police. The man was identified today as 53-year-old Darron Orr. Tuesday night, the unidentified resident made multiple calls for emergency assistance: first when Orr allegedly tried breaking into her home and then while […]

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NRA Scores Two Victories Against California Gun Control Laws

| July 6, 2017

NRA Scores Two Victories Against California Gun Control Laws A federal judge ruled last week in favor of the NRA’s state affiliate to halt a law, meant to go into effect July 1st, that would ban ownership of firearm magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds. Responding to a different NRA challenge last week, […]

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Ohio legislative committee clears bill to ease penalties on concealed-carry holders

| July 6, 2017

Ohio legislative committee clears bill to ease penalties on concealed-carry holders A legislative panel on Wednesday advanced a bill that would allow concealed handgun permit holders to avoid prison when they’re caught in gun-free zones, despite most testimony objecting to the measure. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Scheduled for Floor Vote Today

| July 6, 2017

Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Scheduled for Floor Vote Today Senate Bill 719A has been scheduled for a House floor vote today.  SB 719A was passed out of committee on Monday without a public hearing and with only one hour notice of the work session​.  It’s imperative that you contact your state Representative immediately and urge them to oppose SB […]

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An armed 11-year-old Saved Family From Bear

| July 5, 2017

An armed 11-year-old Saved Family From Bear An armed 11-year-old walking to a “fishing hole” with his family in Hoonah, Alaska, saved his uncle and cousin by shooting a brown bear that came out of the woods and charged the group. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pinellas mom shoots intruder who attacked her and neighbor

| July 5, 2017

Pinellas mom shoots intruder who attacked her and neighbor Deputies say a Tarpon Springs mother was attacked early Saturday morning by an intruder she had shot just moments before while trying to protect her 3-year-old child and a neighbor. Investigators believe Daniel Morley, 18, was under the influence of drugs or alcohol when he attacked […]

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Father holds intruder at gunpoint until help arrives

| July 5, 2017

Father holds intruder at gunpoint until help arrives A Bloomfield resident, 18-year-old Garrett Harlan Inghram, has been arrested and charged in connection with a burglary early Saturday morning at 112 Goodloe Ave. According to a press release from Sgt. Mike Clark of the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call received at 4:40 […]

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Phoenix home invasion ends in shoot-out

| July 5, 2017

Phoenix home invasion ends in shoot-out According to the Phoenix Police Department, there was a shooting near 35th Avenue and Bethany Home Road. Officials said a homeowner’s house was broken into by two people; the homeowner and the suspects exchanged gunfire before the suspects got away.  The call was made to police around 2:30 p.m.  Police […]

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Police investigate shooting after home break-in

| July 5, 2017

Police investigate shooting after home break-in A home invasion left a suspect and the home’s occupant in the hospital. Prince George’s County Police are still investigating, but say at around 12:30 p.m., two suspects entered a home in the 12600 block of Lusby Lane in Brandywine and then gunshots rang out.  View full story Originally […]

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Oregon: Gun Control Legislation Being Moved in the Final Days of Session

| July 3, 2017

Oregon: Gun Control Legislation Being Moved in the Final Days of Session With only a week left in the 2017 Legislative Session, anti-gun legislators are pushing hard to pass radical gun control legislation. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pro-Gun Members of Congress Seek to Protect Veterans, Preserve Historically Significant Firearms

| June 30, 2017

Pro-Gun Members of Congress Seek to Protect Veterans, Preserve Historically Significant Firearms U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) and U.S. Representative David P. Roe (R-TN) this week introduced bills to create a 180-day amnesty period for veterans or their family members to register historic war mementos that would be considered regulated firearms under the National Firearms […]

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North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Bill Passes Legislature, Heads to Governor

| June 30, 2017

North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Bill Passes Legislature, Heads to Governor After several days working with conferees, and in the final hours of the legislative session, the Senate adopted the conference report with a vote of 31-11, followed by the House adopting it with a vote of 80-25.  HB 559 now heads to Governor Roy Cooper (D) […]

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Gun-Banning U.S. Conference of Mayors Attacks National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity

| June 30, 2017

Gun-Banning U.S. Conference of Mayors Attacks National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity The U.S. Conference of Mayors met for their 85th Annual Meeting from June 23-26 in sunny Miami Beach, Fla.  Continuing a tradition almost as old as the meeting, the assembled mayors schemed on how to prevent the American people from exercising their right to keep and […]

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California Court Block’s Enforcement of Recently-Enacted Magazine Ban

| June 30, 2017

California Court Block’s Enforcement of Recently-Enacted Magazine Ban The battle to secure Second Amendment rights is ever-evolving. On Monday, gun owners were dealt a disappointing blow with the Supreme Court’s refusal to review the legal scheme that empowers California counties to effectively ban the bearing of arms (see related article). Yet by Thursday, Second Amendment […]

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