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INFOGRAPHIC: Gun Crimes Plummet Even As Gun Sales Rise | NSSF Blog

INFOGRAPHIC: Gun Crimes Plummet Even As Gun Sales Rise | NSSF Blog

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

INFOGRAPHIC: Gun Crimes Plummet Even As Gun Sales Rise | NSSF Blog.

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California top cop misleading police about their gun rights?

| August 12, 2013

California top cop misleading police about their gun rights? Based on recent actions by the California Department of Justice (DOJ), one might think California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, doesn’t like the idea of federal law enforcement officers possessing firearms within “her State.” First, the DOJ changed its previous policy of including federal officers among those […]

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Maine aims to address growing Right-to-Carry permit backlog

| August 12, 2013

Maine aims to address growing Right-to-Carry permit backlog In an attempt to clear out a backlog that has Maine residents waiting nearly five months to receive concealed weapons permits, lawmakers say they’ll meet this fall to discuss ways to reduce it, including possibly extending the length of time the permit is valid. View full story […]

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New Hampshire Supreme Court Makes Important Pro-Gun Decision

| August 12, 2013

New Hampshire Supreme Court Makes Important Pro-Gun Decision Last week, the New Hampshire Supreme Court handed down an important ruling relating to the definition of a ‘loaded pistol or revolver’ [under RSA 159:4 (2002)].  The state Supreme Court ruled, “that in order for a pistol or revolver to be considered “loaded” within the meaning of […]

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Minnesota: Ban on Permit-Holder Carry in the State Capitol under Consideration

| August 12, 2013

Minnesota: Ban on Permit-Holder Carry in the State Capitol under Consideration The Advisory Committee on Capitol Security will hold two meetings to consider changing current law to ban concealed carrying of firearms by permit-holders in the state Capitol. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun-control bills could push California to top of firearm-restriction list

| August 12, 2013

Gun-control bills could push California to top of firearm-restriction list With summer recess behind them and the legislative session's five-week home stretch ahead, state lawmakers face a fusillade of gun-control bills that could move California far beyond what any other state has enacted. View full story

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NH county sheriffs hold unique place in gun control debate

| August 11, 2013

NH county sheriffs hold unique place in gun control debate Until a reporter called, Grafton County Sheriff Doug Dutile said he had no idea his name is counted by an Arizona-based group as part of an ?army? of sheriffs nationwide who will oppose any new federal gun laws. View full story

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Gun-control bills could push California to top of firearm-restriction list

| August 11, 2013

Gun-control bills could push California to top of firearm-restriction list With summer recess behind them and the legislative session’s five-week home stretch ahead, state lawmakers face a fusillade of gun-control bills that could move California far beyond what any other state has enacted. View full story

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Lott: Gun toting teachers’ names must remain private

| August 11, 2013

Lott: Gun toting teachers’ names must remain private Are people safer if criminals know who is carrying concealed handguns? Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel seems to think so. With school starting soon, he claims that if the Clarksville, Arkansas School District lets employees carry concealed handguns at school, their names must be made public. This […]

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Gun control bills could push California to top of firearm restriction list

| August 11, 2013

Gun control bills could push California to top of firearm restriction list With summer recess behind them and the legislative session’s five week homestretch ahead, state lawmakers face a fusillade of gun control bills that could move California far beyond what any other state has enacted including proposals to ban a wide range of semi […]

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Florida sheriffs: Keep "Stand Your Ground" as written

| August 11, 2013

Florida sheriffs: Keep "Stand Your Ground" as written The Florida Sheriffs Association is no longer neutral on the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law.Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, the new president of the association, announced Friday that members agreed earlier this week without opposition to support the law “as currently written.” View full story Originally […]

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Cox: Self-defense is a human right

| August 11, 2013

Cox: Self-defense is a human right Your right to defend your life and the lives of your loved ones when faced with a deadly threat is not bestowed on you by government. Indeed, self defense is the most fundamental of all human rights, and it’s the duty of our elected officials to preserve it. View […]

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Washington: Pierce County Council Hearing to Protect Shooting Ranges Tomorrow

| August 11, 2013

Washington: Pierce County Council Hearing to Protect Shooting Ranges Tomorrow Tomorrow, the Pierce County Council is scheduled to have its final hearing on Proposal 2013-35.  This important ordinance would protect shooting ranges in Pierce County.  Proposal 2013-35 will help continue the availability of low-cost firearms training to local law enforcement agencies, as well as shooters […]

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Gun control off the table as Congress feels heat from influential NRA

| August 11, 2013

Gun control off the table as Congress feels heat from influential NRA Little prospect of tighter regulation on guns, with America's powerful gun lobby arguing against new laws being introduced Mexico's drug cartels have for years armed themselves courtesy of America's love for guns. Many Americans, wedded to their right to own guns under the […]

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Gun-control bills could push state to top of firearm-restriction list

| August 11, 2013

Gun-control bills could push state to top of firearm-restriction list SACRAMENTO — With summer recess behind them and the legislative session's five-week homestretch ahead, state lawmakers face a fusillade of gun-control bills that could move California far beyond what any other state has enacted — including proposals to ban a wide range of semi-automatic rifles […]

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California could take lead on gun control

| August 11, 2013

California could take lead on gun control SACRAMENTO — With summer recess behind them and the legislative session's five-week homestretch ahead, state lawmakers face a fusillade of gun-control bills that could move California far beyond what any other state has enacted — including View full story

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Joe Biden to Congress: take action on gun control or face moral consequences

| August 11, 2013

Joe Biden to Congress: take action on gun control or face moral consequences Connecticut governor praises Biden's 'unstinting commitment as vice-president says US has changed position on gun control Vice-president Joe Biden warned on Thursday that "there is a moral price to be paid" for inaction over gun control laws and criticised politicians "more concerned […]

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Florida Alert! Is Rep. Matt Gaetz a Second Amendment Friend or Foe?

| August 10, 2013

Florida Alert! Is Rep. Matt Gaetz a Second Amendment Friend or Foe? First, let me answer that question — Rep. Matt Gaetz, HD-4 (R-Shailmar) is one of the strongest, most dedicated supporters of the Second Amendment, your right to keep and bear arms and your right of self-defense that we have ever had in the […]

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Gun-control bills could push California to top of firearm-restriction list

| August 10, 2013

Gun-control bills could push California to top of firearm-restriction list With summer recess behind them and the legislative session’s five-week home stretch ahead, state lawmakers face a fusillade of gun-control bills that could move California far beyond what any other state has enacted. View full story

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Gun-control bills could push California to top of firearm-restriction list

| August 10, 2013

Gun-control bills could push California to top of firearm-restriction list With summer recess behind them and the legislative session s five-week home stretch ahead, state lawmakers face a fusillade of gun-control bills that could move California far beyond what any other state has enacted. View full story

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