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The assault weapon myth

| January 27, 2013

The assault weapon myth Gun grabbers aren’t subtle. Flanked by uniformed police officers and a wall of black rifles, Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Thursday unleashed the most restrictive ever national “assault weapon” ban in the Senate. The California Democrat and the assembled anti gun officials directly referenced last month’s horrific shooting of children at Sandy […]

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Mamet: Gun Laws and the Fools of Chelm

| January 27, 2013

Mamet: Gun Laws and the Fools of Chelm Karl Marx summed up Communism as “from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.” This is a good, pithy saying, which, in practice, has succeeded in bringing, upon those under its sway, misery, poverty, rape, torture, slavery, and death. * ‘In announcing his […]

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Virginia: Gun-related homicides and injuries down as firearm sales soar

| January 27, 2013

Virginia: Gun-related homicides and injuries down as firearm sales soar Gun-related homicides and serious injuries from gun assaults in Virginia have been trending downward for at least six years, and a new survey suggests the state’s booming gun sales have not triggered an increase in the proportion of people slain by a gun or who […]

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Wisconsin sheriff urges residents to arm themselves

| January 27, 2013

Wisconsin sheriff urges residents to arm themselves A sheriff who released a radio ad urging Milwaukee-area residents to learn to handle firearms so they can defend themselves while waiting for police said Friday that law enforcement cutbacks have changed the way police can respond to crime.In the 30-second commercial, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. […]

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Conn. teacher union to release gun survey

| January 27, 2013

Conn. teacher union to release gun survey HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state's largest teachers' union is announcing the results of its survey of Connecticut teachers and their opinions on gun laws and school safety. View full story

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Gun control advocates march on Washington

| January 27, 2013

Gun control advocates march on Washington Thousands of demonstrators rallied Saturday in Washington to demand tougher gun control laws, many describing themselves as first-time capital marchers who've had enough of gun violence. View full story

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February 28 Lobby Day

| January 27, 2013

February 28 Lobby Day KEEP THE DATE OPEN FEBRUARY 28, 2013 The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Lobby Day and Rally Click Here For More Information! View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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Filmmaker Pens Scathing Column on Gun Control: ‘A Political Appeal to the Ignorant’

| January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted at: USACarry.com Pulitzer Award-winning author, producer and director David Mamet has been extremely open about his conversion from “brain dead liberal” to conservative, and in the wake of President Obama’s latest push for stricter gun control measures, Mamet has penned yet another column setting the record straight as he sees it. In an article […]

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NY SAFE Act Faces Changes | WKBW News 7

| January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Buffalo, NY (WKBW) – A few forgotten details are jamming up New York State’s new gun control law. The sticking point in the current controversy has to do with the number of bullets in the magazines law enforcement officers can carry. Critics say the NY SAFE Act was rushed through the legislature, paving the way […]

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Proposed Resolution Opposes NY SAFE Act | WKBW News 7: News

| January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Buffalo, NY (WKBW) – The subject of guns is dominating the political landscape across the United States, especially in New York State. The recently passed NY SAFE Act is the toughest set of gun laws in the nation. Story and Video: Proposed Resolution Opposes NY SAFE Act | WKBW News 7: News, Sports, Weather | […]

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Kelly On ‘Face The Nation:’ In NYC Crime, ‘The Problem Is The Handgun’

| January 27, 2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly touted new technology to detect illegal guns on “Face the Nation” Sunday, while noting that handguns – not assault weapons – are responsible for most of the homicides and non-fatal shootings in New York City. View full story

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Who Is The Gun Lobby? Me For Sure; Maybe You Too?

| January 27, 2013

Who Is The Gun Lobby? Me For Sure; Maybe You Too? Pressing for new gun control laws in a January 16th article he released in the Connecticut Post, President Obama knew exactly where to place much of the blame for the Newton, Connecticut massacre which took the lives of 20 children and six adults at […]

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Gun control advocates march as nation reels from school shootings

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control advocates march as nation reels from school shootings Thousands of demonstrators rallied Saturday in Washington to demand tougher gun control laws, many describing themselves as first-time capital marchers who've had enough of gun violence. View full story

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Gun control advocates march in D.C.

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control advocates march in D.C. Thousands of demonstrators, many carrying black-and-white placards bearing the names of victims of gun violence, rally for tougher gun control laws. View full story

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SENATOR BALL’S STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL HOSTS FIRST MEETING OF NEW YEAR, SEEKS NEW MEMBERS

| January 26, 2013

SENATOR BALL’S STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL HOSTS FIRST MEETING OF NEW YEAR, SEEKS NEW MEMBERS *** MEDIA ADVISORY*** ***Friday, February 1st at 4:00 PM*** Brewster, N.Y. – 1/26/2013 – On Friday, February 1st at 4pm Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C, I– Patterson) Student Advisory Council will host their first meeting of the new year. The Student […]

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F – The Governor! Gun Owners Refuse To Register Under New York Law | Politics

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mass resistance to the Draconian NY gun restrictions are in high gear.State wide activists are boycotting against the unconstitutional statute,many are daring authorities to come and take their guns away.There are also concerns that a gun registration will lead to a gun confiscation.The New York Constitution guarantees that gun rights “cannot be infringed upon,” People […]

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Does UN arms trade treaty figure in Obama administration’s gun control plans? | Fox News

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

One day after President Barack Obama won re-election, his Administration agreed to a new round of international negotiations to revive a United Nations-sponsored treaty regulating the international sale of conventional arms, which critics fear could affect the Constitutionally protected right of U.S. citizens to purchase and bear firearms. via Does UN arms trade treaty figure […]

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Maze of gun laws in U.S. hurts gun control efforts

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of gun laws in U.S. hurts gun control efforts WASHINGTON — There is a legal avenue to try to get any gun you want somewhere in the U.S., thanks to the maze of gun statutes across the country and the lack of certain federal laws. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 4 01/25/2013

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 4 01/25/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Assault Weapons Ban Lacks Democratic Votes to Pass Senate – Bloomberg

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

A proposed ban on sales of assault weapons would be defeated in the U.S. Senate unless some lawmakers changed their current views, based on a Bloomberg review of recent lawmaker statements and interviews. At least six of the 55 senators in the Democratic caucus have expressed skepticism or outright opposition to a ban, the review […]

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