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Jesse Jackson Calls For U.N. Investigation Of America Over Trayvon Martin Case | Opinion – Conservative

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesse Jackson Calls For U.N. Investigation Of America Over Trayvon Martin Case | Opinion – Conservative.   Editor’s note: I generally don’t post things like this – however, there is so much fail in this article I couldn’t resist. Unreal.   Excepted from National Review Online: Calls for Congress to hold hearings on the death […]

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Chicago City Council makes semi-auto ban worse

| July 17, 2013

Chicago City Council makes semi-auto ban worse With no illusions about the impact on gun violence, the City Council on Wednesday jumped through a fast closing window to strengthen Chicago’s assault weapons ban and imposed sharply higher fines for gun crimes near schools and along “Safe Passage” routes. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Cook County trigger lock gun law could be toughest in Illinois

| July 17, 2013

Cook County trigger lock gun law could be toughest in Illinois Chicago and Cook County Democrats raced Wednesday to put in place more comprehensive bans on semi automatic assault weapons — with the county going a step further by enacting perhaps the toughest child safety lock measure in Illinois. View full story Originally posted at […]

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NRA blasts Eric Holder for pushing gun control on Trayvon Martin’s back

| July 17, 2013

NRA blasts Eric Holder for pushing gun control on Trayvon Martin’s back The National Rifle Association issued a scathing reply to Attorney General Eric Holder’s assessment of the George Zimmerman verdict, calling the law enforcement official out for politicizing the issue and using victim Trayvon Martin to push gun control. On Wednesday, NRA executive director Chris Cox said Mr. Holder’s call to states to review […]

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Vancouver, Wash. man’s gun shooting defense: Biden

| July 17, 2013

Vancouver, Wash. man’s gun shooting defense: Biden A Vancouver man who fired a shotgun to chase away alleged car prowlers pleaded not guilty Wednesday and cited Vice President Joe Biden as the reason he did this. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Man saves family from armed attackers, WEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, 07/16/13

| July 17, 2013

Man saves family from armed attackers, WEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, 07/16/13 Jacquella Lattimore was leaving her home in Cleveland, Ohio to take her children to camp when three armed men confronted the family. One of the gunmen took the children to the home’s garage while the other two criminals attempted to force Lattimore into the house. […]

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Grassley to Holder: Why is Your Department Hiding New Fast and Furious Murders?

| July 17, 2013

Grassley to Holder: Why is Your Department Hiding New Fast and Furious Murders? Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley has sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder reminding him that the Department of Justice has an obligation to inform Congress when Operation Fast and Furious weapons are found at crime scenes. Just last week, the Los […]

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Colo. theater shooting: One year later

| July 17, 2013

Colo. theater shooting: One year later DENVER (AP) — The last time Colorado enacted gun control measures was in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, and once the laws were on the books… Read more » View full story

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Year After Colo. Shooting, Gun Debate Rages

| July 17, 2013

Year After Colo. Shooting, Gun Debate Rages 1 year after Colorado movie theater massacre, a new gun debate rages in the frontier state         View full story

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NRA blasts Holder for attacking ‘stand-your-ground’ laws after Zimmerman verdict

| July 17, 2013

NRA blasts Holder for attacking ‘stand-your-ground’ laws after Zimmerman verdict The National Rifle Association blasted Eric Holder for using the George Zimmerman case to attack “stand-your-ground” laws, accusing the attorney general of exploiting Trayvon Martin’s shooting death for political gain.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Year after Colo. theater attack, gun debate rages

| July 17, 2013

Year after Colo. theater attack, gun debate rages The last time Colorado enacted gun control measures was in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, and once the laws were on the books there was little acrimony. The state's latest batch of … View full story

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Attorney General Holder says he will examine states’ ‘stand your ground’ laws – Washington Times

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: I think you’ve done quite enough Eric. Maybe you should take a ‘hard look’ at the fast and furious first.  By Annie Z. Yu – The Washington Times Tuesday, July 16, 2013 U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Tuesday vowed to take a “hard look” at a new generation of “stand […]

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Pawn shop clerk fights off armed robber, WKMG, Orlando, Fla. 07/05/13

| July 16, 2013

Pawn shop clerk fights off armed robber, WKMG, Orlando, Fla. 07/05/13 An armed robber wearing a shirt on his head entered the Queen of Pawns pawnshop in Kissimmee, Fla. and demanded cash from two employees. A clerk on duty responded to the threat by retrieving a gun and firing at the criminal, causing him to […]

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Illinois: Lake Zurich board votes down semi-auto restrictions

| July 16, 2013

Illinois: Lake Zurich board votes down semi-auto restrictions The Lake Zurich village board chose not to adopt a village ordinance that would have regulated assault weapons after a number of local gun enthusiasts spoke out against the measure at Monday’s meeting. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Chicago City Council committee passes gun proposals

| July 16, 2013

Chicago City Council committee passes gun proposals City officials acknowledged Tuesday that Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plans to update the city’s assault weapons ban and toughen penalties for some firearms violations near schools will have only limited impact on the gun violence plaguing parts of Chicago.That didn’t stop the ordinances from advancing despite complaints from some […]

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North Carolina: Omnibus Firearms Reform Bill Sent to Conference Committee

| July 16, 2013

North Carolina: Omnibus Firearms Reform Bill Sent to Conference Committee Today, the North Carolina House of Representatives voted 100-14 to not concur with the Senate version of an omnibus firearms reform bill, House Bill 937.  H 937 will now be sent to a House-Senate Conference Committee to resolve the differences between the two versions of this […]

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Benigni,Erardi speak for state in D.C.

| July 15, 2013

Benigni,Erardi speak for state in D.C. Helping change the position statement of school leaders nationwide so that it once again calls for tougher gun control laws is the accomplishment Southington School Superintendent Joseph V. Erardi Jr. says he’s most proud of from his time last week at a national conference. View full story

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Tennessee: Lt. governor will support clarification of guns in parking lots law

| July 15, 2013

Tennessee: Lt. governor will support clarification of guns in parking lots law Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, who backed a new law allowing handgun carry permit holders to keep weapons in their vehicles at work, says the law needs clarifying.Employers point to an opinion by Attorney General Robert Cooper in saying their policies banning weapons […]

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Kopel: Successes in Colorado Sheriffs’ Second Amendment case

| July 15, 2013

Kopel: Successes in Colorado Sheriffs’ Second Amendment case This post provides an update on last week’s developments in Cooke et al. v. Hickenlooper. This is a lawsuit filed May 17 in federal District Court in Denver, challenging two gun laws enacted by the state legislature in March. In the case, I represent 55 of Colorado’s […]

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Business owner confronts pair of metal thieves, MyFOX8, Greensboro, N.C. 07/08/13

| July 15, 2013

Business owner confronts pair of metal thieves, MyFOX8, Greensboro, N.C. 07/08/13 The owner of Hall Well & Plumbing in Reidsville, N.C. was at his home when an alarm installed at his business alerted him to a break-in. The owner retrieved a gun, went to his business to investigate, and came upon a pair of criminals […]

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