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Support Sinks for Stricter Gun Laws

| April 16, 2013

Support Sinks for Stricter Gun Laws The burst of support for tightening gun laws following the December school shooting in Connecticut has subsided, Wall Street Journal/NBC News surveys show. View full story

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Thomas Sowell: Gun control crusaders unconstrained by facts

| April 16, 2013

Thomas Sowell: Gun control crusaders unconstrained by facts Amid all the heated, emotional advocacy of gun control, have you ever heard even one person present convincing hard evidence that tighter gun control laws have in fact reduced murders? View full story

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Constitution Check: Does the Second Amendment need to be amended?

| April 16, 2013

With gun control in the news, Lyle Denniston looks at the argument that a new constitutional amendment would be the only way to satisfy groups on both sides of the issue. View full story

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Is a middle ground on guns emerging? It just might be.

| April 16, 2013

Is a middle ground on guns emerging? It just might be. A majority of Americans believe it is possible to make new gun control laws without interfering with the right to own firearms, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll , a finding that suggests there may be a middle ground emerging when it […]

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Is a middle ground on guns emerging? It just might be.

| April 16, 2013

Is a middle ground on guns emerging? It just might be. A majority of Americans believe it is possible to make new gun control laws without interfering with the right to own firearms, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll , a finding that suggests there may be a middle ground emerging when it […]

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West Virginia: Significant Legislative Victories this Session for Second Amendment Supporters

| April 16, 2013

West Virginia: Significant Legislative Victories this Session for Second Amendment Supporters On Saturday, April 13, the 2013 legislative session adjourned and with the closing gavel came the biggest victories for West Virginia gun owners and sportsmen in recent history.  This legislative session saw the passage of four significant pro-gun bills that will advance the Second Amendment rights of West […]

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As debate begins, Senate background check proposal for gun sales lacks necessary votes

| April 15, 2013

As debate begins, Senate background check proposal for gun sales lacks necessary votes Debate on a major overhaul of the of the nation’s gun-control laws is scheduled to begin Tuesday in the U.S. Senate, but there were still not enough votes late Monday to assure expansion of the national gun background check program for gun […]

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Connecticut: Malloy’s Comments Outrage Gun Makers

| April 15, 2013

Connecticut: Malloy’s Comments Outrage Gun Makers The state’s gun manufacturers say Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is creating a hostile work environment and essentially driving them out of the state with comments they view as “offensive” regarding their industry. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York’s assault weapon registration begins under NY SAFE Act

| April 15, 2013

New York’s assault weapon registration begins under NY SAFE Act Key measures of New York’s tough new gun law have kicked in, meaning owners of firearms now reclassified as assault weapons are required to register their guns. There are also new limits on the number of bullets allowed in magazines. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Missouri official resigns amid concealed guns flap after state data shared with feds

| April 15, 2013

Missouri official resigns amid concealed guns flap after state data shared with feds A top official in Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration abruptly resigned Monday, becoming the first person to step aside amid a controversy over the way Missouri gathers information about people with concealed gun permits. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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As debate begins, Senate background check proposal for gun sales lacks necessary votes

| April 15, 2013

As debate begins, Senate background check proposal for gun sales lacks necessary votes Debate on a major overhaul of the of the nation’s gun-control laws is scheduled to begin Tuesday in the U.S. Senate, but there were still not enough votes late Monday to assure expansion of the national gun background check program for gun […]

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High court rejects New York gun challenge; no immediate Md. effect

| April 15, 2013

Supreme court leaves conceal-carry rules unclear The Supreme Court left in doubt Monday whether gun owners have a Second Amendment right to carry a firearm in public, declining to hear a case about concealed-carry laws that is similar to a Maryland suit that still has life in federal courts.         View full […]

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Moms' Gun Control Ad Cites Dangers of 'Little Red Riding Hood'

| April 15, 2013

Moms' Gun Control Ad Cites Dangers of 'Little Red Riding Hood' Why is a copy of Little Red Riding Hood more dangerous than a gun? That’s the question asked by an ad released late Sunday night by pro gun control group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America as part of their push this […]

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High court rejects challenge to New York gun law

| April 15, 2013

Washington — The Supreme Court is staying out of the gun debate for now. View full story

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Gov. Rick Perry Invites Connecticut Gun Maker to Come to Texas

| April 15, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry Invites Connecticut Gun Maker to Come to Texas PTR, an arms manufacturer based in Bristol, Conn., has announced its intention to leave that state thanks to the recent passage of gun control laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook Massacre, according to the Harford Courant. View full story

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Senator Marchione announces official opening of Halfmoon District Office

| April 15, 2013

Senator Marchione announces official opening of Halfmoon District Office For Immediate Release: April 15, 2013 Contact: Josh Fitzpatrick, (518) 455-2381; fitzpatr@nysenate.gov  SENATOR MARCHIONE ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL OPENING OF HALFMOON DISTRICT OFFICE Beginning tomorrow, Senator Marchione’s Halfmoon District Office will be open to assist constituents on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Senator […]

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New York registration of reclassified assault weapons, magazine ammunition limit begin

| April 15, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. – Key measures of New York's tough new gun law have kicked in, meaning owners of firearms now reclassified as assault weapons are required to register the guns. There are also new limits on the number of bullets allowed in magazines. View full story

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Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights case | Reuters

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON | Mon Apr 15, 2013 9:57am EDT (Reuters) – Staying out of the raging national debate over guns, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to weigh in on whether gun owners have a constitutional right to carry handguns outside the home. The court decided not to hear a challenge to a […]

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Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights case

| April 15, 2013

Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights case Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights case – Staying out of the raging national debate over guns, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to weigh in on whether gun owners have a constitutional right to carry handguns outside the home.  The court decided not to hear […]

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New York's 'assault weapon' registration to begin

| April 15, 2013

Key measures of New York's tough new gun law are set to kick in, with owners of guns now reclassified as assault weapons required to register… View full story

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