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Alabama recognizes Kansas Right-to-Carry licenses

| September 23, 2013

Alabama recognizes Kansas Right-to-Carry licenses Kansas residents with concealed carry permits will now be allowed to carry their weapons in Alabama.Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Monday that Alabama has become the 34th state to honor permits issued in Kansas. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Obama calls for ‘transformation’ of nation’s gun laws

| September 23, 2013

Obama calls for ‘transformation’ of nation’s gun laws President Obama called Sunday for a “transformation” of the nation’s gun laws, noting that shootings in other countries such as Australia and the United Kingdom led to changes in their gun laws. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Readers respond to question on new gun control laws

| September 23, 2013

Readers respond to question on new gun control laws The mass shooting in the Washington Navy Yard Monday has raised the issue of gun control again. View full story

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Obama demands gun curbs, laments gun rights in Navy Yard shooting speech

| September 23, 2013

Obama demands gun curbs, laments gun rights in Navy Yard shooting speech President Barack Obama is using the Sept. 16 Navy Yard shootings to rally his supporters for another uphill charge in November 2014 against Americans’ gun rights. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Obama says fight for gun laws 'ought to obsess us'

| September 22, 2013

Obama says fight for gun laws 'ought to obsess us' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by urging Americans not to give up on a transformation in gun laws that he argued are to blame for an epidemic of violence. "There is nothing inevitable […]

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Obama blames NRA for gun violence

| September 22, 2013

Obama blames NRA for gun violence Once again, President Obama is exploiting the tragic deaths from a mass shooting to push his political agenda to control guns. This time, he escalates the rhetoric by blaming Second Amendment advocates for criminals’ acts. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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LaPierre blames lack of security for Navy Yard shooting

| September 22, 2013

LaPierre blames lack of security for Navy Yard shooting The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre says on Meet the Press that the culprit for the Navy Yard shooting isn’t the availability of firearms, but the lack of security on the military base. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Southwest Florida Water Management District Evaluating Hunting and Other Recreation

| September 22, 2013

Southwest Florida Water Management District Evaluating Hunting and Other Recreation The Southwest Florida Water Management District will be holding a series of meetings to discuss the District’s management of recreation activities, including hunting, on approximately 225,000 acres of land under its jurisdiction.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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RI gun control debate focusing on mental illness

| September 22, 2013

RI gun control debate focusing on mental illness PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After last year's shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn., Kim Ziegelmayer and several other Rhode Island women decided it was time to push for tougher gun laws in Rhode Island. Despite support from virtually all the state's top leaders, their efforts failed.     […]

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Gun-control advocates losing ground in the states despite mass shootings

| September 21, 2013

Gun-control advocates losing ground in the states despite mass shootings Overall, the country has fewer restrictions on firearms than were in place before the Newtown massacre. View full story

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Gun control support drops after Navy Yard shooting

| September 20, 2013

Gun control support drops after Navy Yard shooting Scene this week near the Washington Navy Yard where a shooter killed 12 before being shot dead by… Support for gun control has dropped to its lowest level in a year, despite this week’s Washington Navy Yard shootings and a string of mass shootings over the past […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 37 09/20/2013

| September 20, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 37 09/20/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland: Attend Legislative Hearing on Monday in Annapolis on Proposed MSP Regulations to Implement SB 281

| September 20, 2013

Maryland: Attend Legislative Hearing on Monday in Annapolis on Proposed MSP Regulations to Implement SB 281 On Monday, September 23, the Maryland General Assembly Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive & Legislative Review (AELR) will hold a hearing to review emergency regulations proposed by the Maryland State Police (MSP) to implement the provisions of Senate Bill 281. […]

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Readers respond to question on new gun control laws

| September 20, 2013

Readers respond to question on new gun control laws The mass shooting in the Washington Navy Yard Monday has raised the issue of gun control again. View full story

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Gov't gets poor marks on protecting gun rights

| September 20, 2013

Gov't gets poor marks on protecting gun rights WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Jersey college student wants Congress to stand strong against tougher gun laws. A Colorado software executive thinks the federal government goes too far in protecting gun rights. A child-care worker in Wisconsin just wants the shootings in her city to stop.   […]

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Support for more gun control has fallen to its lowest level in over a year

| September 19, 2013

Support for more gun control has fallen to its lowest level in over a year Despite the horrific mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, support for more gun control has fallen to its lowest level in over a year. Most Americans don’t think tougher gun control would have prevented this week’s killings […]

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Government gets poor marks on protecting gun rights

| September 19, 2013

Government gets poor marks on protecting gun rights Asked to size up how the government is doing on protecting a variety of rights and freedoms spelled out in the Bill of Rights and federal law, Americans pointed to slippage almost everywhere but most dramatically on the matters of guns and voting rights. The impression of […]

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Tired Guns; This time the "debate" is desultory and meta

| September 19, 2013

Tired Guns; This time the "debate" is desultory and meta A few days after last year’s massacre at Newtown, Conn., we observed: “Every time one of these horrible shooting sprees occurs, countless voices in the media declaim that (1) we need a debate on gun control, and (2) the other side’s views are despicable, stupid […]

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The impossibility of gun control

| September 19, 2013

The impossibility of gun control The Navy Yard massacre won’t revive the gun debate in Congress for a simple reason. There is no gun control agenda this side of a total ban and confiscation that would have stopped Aaron Alexis.The Toomey Manchin bill could have passed Congress unanimously. The assault weapons ban could still be […]

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BBC News – Navy Yard: Swat team ‘stood down’ at mass shooting scene

BBC News – Navy Yard: Swat team ‘stood down’ at mass shooting scene

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

SOURCE: BBC News – Navy Yard: Swat team ‘stood down’ at mass shooting scene. By Debbie Siegelbaum BBC News, Washington 18 September 2013 Last updated at 17:51 ET One of the first teams of heavily armed police to respond to Monday’s shooting in Washington DC was ordered to stand down by superiors, the BBC can […]

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