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South Carolina Right-to-Carry permit applications soaring

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

South Carolina Right-to-Carry permit applications soaring An older couple in one of Bill Hayes’ concealed weapons classes will have to learn how to shoot after they finish the classroom work. Neither one has previously owned a gun.They are among new gun buyers in the Low country and the state who have driven the number of […]

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Mississippi: Bills would remove gun permits from public records

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mississippi: Bills would remove gun permits from public records Some Mississippi lawmakers propose cutting off public access to records about state issued permits for people to carry concealed guns.Rep. Mark Baker of Brandon and Sen. Will Longwitz of Madison say they want the change because a newspaper in New York published names and other information […]

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Oklahoma lawmakers push to respect gun rights

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oklahoma lawmakers push to respect gun rights While President Obama is calling for further restrictions on access to guns, Oklahoma lawmakers are pushing in the other direction, introducing dozens of bills that would make it easier for people to carry firearms and to carry them into government meetings, state parks and even public schools.More than […]

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Massachusetts: Lawmakers propose mandatory liability insurance

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts: Lawmakers propose mandatory liability insurance A bill filed Friday in Massachusetts would require gun owners to purchase liability insurance in the event that a firearm is used to injure. View full story

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Vermont: Senator withdraws bill to ban semi-autos

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Vermont: Senator withdraws bill to ban semi-autos The majority leaders of the Vermont state Senate says he’s withdrawing a bill that would have reinstated in Vermont a now expired federal assault weapons ban.Democratic Sen. Philip Baruth, of Chittenden County, says there’s not enough support among his colleagues and there’s mounting opposition from outside the Statehouse. […]

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Clinton: Don’t trivialize gun culture

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Clinton: Don’t trivialize gun culture Former President Bill Clinton warned a group of top Democratic donors at a private Saturday meeting not to underestimate the passions that gun control stirs among many Americans.”Do not patronize the passionate supporters of your opponents by looking down your nose at them,” Clinton said. View full story

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California: S.F., state move to restrict guns

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

California: S.F., state move to restrict guns As President Obama prepares for a battle in Congress over proposed gun control legislation, California and San Francisco are moving forward with even more far reaching proposals.The Golden State already has some of the toughest firearms laws in the nation, including a sophisticated background check database that has […]

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LaPierre to respond to Obama Inaugural Address

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

LaPierre to respond to Obama Inaugural Address Reno, NV – Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association, will directly respond tonight to President Obama’s Inaugural Address. View full story

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Gun control actions clarify laws for physicians

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control actions clarify laws for physicians BRUNSWICK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — One of the corner stones of President Obama's recent push for gun control is addressing the issue of mental illness. View full story

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Moms March In Manhattan For Stronger Gun Laws

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Moms March In Manhattan For Stronger Gun Laws On the heels of the president's call for gun control, hundreds of mothers marched in Lower Manhattan Monday to call for action from Congress. View full story

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Wyoming: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill to be Heard in Committee Tomorrow Morning!

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wyoming: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill to be Heard in Committee Tomorrow Morning! Wyoming Senator Ogden Driskill (R-1) introduced a bill last week that would further expand the rights of hunters in the Cowboy State.  Senate File 132 would repeal the state prohibition on hunting with sound suppressors (which are additionally regulated under federal law) while providing additional penalties […]

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NY town defends Remington factory amid new gun ban

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

ILION, N.Y. (AP) — The big brick Remington gun factory pieces together military-style rifles in a state that has just banned their sale after a string of mass shootings led to a national outcry over civilian ownership of them. View full story

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NYSRPA: Ulster Co. Resolution

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

From NYSRPA The Ulster Co. Legislature has drafted a resolution which essentially supports the Obama antigun agenda. http://www.nysrpa.org/files/ulster-dr0108-2013.pdf The resolution will be discussed at the Public Safety Committee meeting on February 5 at 5:30pm at the Ulster County Law Enforcement Center, Rotunda, 380 Boulevard, Kingston. Here is contact info for the county legislature. http://www.co.ulster.ny.us/legislature/ Jacob […]

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Ulster Co. Resolution 0108-2013

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ulster Co. Resolution 0108-2013 Ulster County Alert The Ulster Co. Legislature has drafted a resolution DR-0108-2013 which essentially supports the Obama antigun agenda. There are two opportunities for public comment: January 22 at 7:00pm during the regular monthly meeting of the county legislature.  Signup starts at 6:45pm for public comment and each speaker will be […]

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Inside Albany: Gun owners plan boycott of Cuomo laws – NYPOST.com

Inside Albany: Gun owners plan boycott of Cuomo laws – NYPOST.com

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Assault-rifle owners statewide are organizing a mass boycott of Gov. Cuomo’s new law mandating they register their weapons, daring officials to “come and take it away,” The Post has learned. Gun-range owners and gun-rights advocates are encouraging hundreds of thousands of owners to defy the law, saying it’d be the largest act of civil disobedience […]

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Gun Shop Owner Calls for Groupon Boycott After It Cancels His Deal – DailyFinance

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Texas gun shop proprietor is calling for a boycott of Groupon (GRPN) after the coupon site canceled his deal for a concealed-handgun training course. Michael Cargill, the owner of Austin’s Central Texas Gun Works, told us that he kicked off the deal on Tuesday and that it was intended to terminate Saturday night or […]

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How the Gun Control Debate is Impacting Search Results

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

How the Gun Control Debate is Impacting Search Results In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, overall interest and searches for gun control spiked greatly in December, results escalated to an even greater degree, and advertisers have made significant changes in their PPC advertising habits. View full story

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LATEST NEWS

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

LATEST NEWS HARTFORD — Connecticut psychiatrists are warning that legislative overreach in attempts to deal with gun violence could threaten privacy and doctor-patient confidentiality. View full story

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Connecticut Legislators Create Panel to Corral Bills on Gun Violence, School Safety Issues

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut Legislators Create Panel to Corral Bills on Gun Violence, School Safety Issues HARTFORD – Lawmakers have put together a bipartisan super committee to reach consensus on a package of bills that will address gun violence, mental health issues and school safety that they hope to vote on by the end of February. View full […]

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Top Democrats confident gun control laws will pass

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Top Democrats confident gun control laws will pass Top Democrats expressed confidence Sunday that Congress will pass significant gun-control legislation, with the backing of Washington lawmakers and pressure from Americans across the country. View full story

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