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Readers respond to question on new gun control laws

| September 19, 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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Virginia: York County Board of Supervisors Approves Site Plan Update for Lafayette Gun Club

| September 19, 2013

Virginia: York County Board of Supervisors Approves Site Plan Update for Lafayette Gun Club On September 17, the York County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve Lafayette Gun Club’s application for a site plan update.  This application included a request to make modest facilities upgrades that will allow them to better serve the shooting […]

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Gun rights group sues Colo. governor over new laws

| September 19, 2013

Gun rights group sues Colo. governor over new laws Colorado's largest state-based gun lobbying group has filed a lawsuit against Gov. John Hickenlooper over the strict new gun control measures he signed into law in the aftermath of last year's mass shootings. View full story

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New Jersey: Sweeney says ‘centerpiece’ gun control bill is dead after conditional veto

| September 18, 2013

New Jersey: Sweeney says ‘centerpiece’ gun control bill is dead after conditional veto State Senate President Stephen Sweeney said today that his bill to overhaul the way New Jersey issues firearms ID cards, which he considered the centerpiece of a gun control package, is effectively dead after Gov. Chris Christie last month gutted it and […]

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Sen. Blumenthal (D-Conn.) uses tragedy to call for gun control

| September 18, 2013

Sen. Blumenthal (D-Conn.) uses tragedy to call for gun control Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat, said that he hopes Monday’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard will reinvigorate the debate about gun control on Capitol Hill. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida: Sarasota County Legislative Delegation Opposes Repealing “Stand Your Ground” Statute

| September 18, 2013

Florida: Sarasota County Legislative Delegation Opposes Repealing “Stand Your Ground” Statute Yesterday, the Sarasota City Commission met with the Sarasota County Legislative Delegation to present the city’s list of legislative priorities.  One of those priorities requested the legislative delegation to work to repeal Florida’s “Stand your Ground” statute. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Convenience store owner fights off armed robbers, WHIO, Dayton, Ohio 09/15/13, 09/16/13

| September 18, 2013

Convenience store owner fights off armed robbers, WHIO, Dayton, Ohio 09/15/13, 09/16/13 Two men, at least one of whom was armed with a gun, entered the 3rd Base Drive Thru convenience store in Dayton, Ohio and attempted to rob the store. Store owner Thomas Mauro was in an office in the rear of the store […]

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Activists Say Newtown Outrage Key to Starbucks’ Shift on Guns

| September 18, 2013

Activists Say Newtown Outrage Key to Starbucks’ Shift on Guns Gun-control activists say a turning point in their campaign to keep guns out of Starbucks came last month when armed gun-rights supporters assembled at a Starbucks in Newtown, Conn. View full story

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Starbucks says guns unwelcome, though not banned

| September 18, 2013

Starbucks says guns unwelcome, though not banned Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun laws. On Thursday, the Seattle-based company will run full-page ads in major newspapers, telling customers that guns […]

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Carney: Obama Implementing Executive Actions Following Navy Yard Shooting – CBS DC

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

SOURCE: Carney: Obama Implementing Executive Actions Following Navy Yard Shooting « CBS DC. WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday wearily lamented “yet another mass shooting,” this time in the nation’s capital where the debate that raged earlier this year over tightening firearms laws has stalled amid opposition from gun-rights advocates. The shooting at […]

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Maryland: Lawsuit Challenges State Police’s Unlawful Processing of Firearm Applications and Risks the Confidentiality of Applicants’ Sensitive Personal Information

| September 18, 2013

Maryland: Lawsuit Challenges State Police’s Unlawful Processing of Firearm Applications and Risks the Confidentiality of Applicants’ Sensitive Personal Information As directed by Governor Martin O’Malley, the Maryland State Police released confidential firearms purchase application information to employees of four other state agencies in a misguided attempt to move forward in clearing the backlog of unprocessed […]

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Mass murders less frequent than we think

| September 17, 2013

Mass murders less frequent than we think Northeastern University Professor James Alan Fox, a noted critic of the right to keep and bear arms, explains that mass shootings are not on the rise. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun control failed in congress. It’s happening anyway

| September 17, 2013

Gun control failed in congress. It’s happening anyway Gun control legislation failed loudly following the Newtown school shooting, but that has not stopped President Obama from leaving Congress behind to launch a broad gun control campaign of his own.Between the December 2012 massacre and the Navy Yard mass shooting Monday, Obama has taken 25 separate […]

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California: Gun bills awaiting Brown’s yes or no

| September 17, 2013

California: Gun bills awaiting Brown’s yes or no The bills sailed through the Democrat controlled Legislature, but nobody on any side of the issue can predict whether Brown a gun owner and former state attorney general will sign any of them. He’s been on all sides of the gun issue during his four decades in […]

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77-year-old man defends home from burglar, The Missoulian, Missoula, Mont. 09/16/13

| September 17, 2013

77-year-old man defends home from burglar, The Missoulian, Missoula, Mont. 09/16/13 A man approached the home of a 77-year-old man in Missoula, Mont. and threw a chair through a window to gain access to the house. Upon becoming aware of the intruder, the homeowner retrieved a gun and fired at the burglar, striking him once. […]

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Senate Democrats eye new gun laws, action unlikely

| September 17, 2013

Senate Democrats eye new gun laws, action unlikely US Democrats demanded a renewed gun debate Tuesday following the Washington Navy Yard shooting but admitted there was not enough support yet for new legislation. View full story

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Shooting reignites gun talk, but bills still cold

| September 17, 2013

Shooting reignites gun talk, but bills still cold Washington — Some proponents of gun control are citing the Washington Navy Yard shooting as another reason to condemn Congress for failing to strengthen firearms laws, but it's unclear if what President Barack Obama called 'yet another mass shooting' will View full story

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Wisconsin: Increased Hunter Opportunity Bill Overwhelmingly Passes State Senate, Heads to State Assembly for a Concurrence Vote

| September 17, 2013

Wisconsin: Increased Hunter Opportunity Bill Overwhelmingly Passes State Senate, Heads to State Assembly for a Concurrence Vote Today, on a voice vote, the Wisconsin Senate approved an amended version of Assembly Bill 194, legislation that would allow hunters to use a crossbow during the big game archery season.  While this measure already passed the Assembly […]

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DC Gun Laws Some of the Strictest in the US

| September 17, 2013

DC Gun Laws Some of the Strictest in the US Carrying a concealed firearm is against the law in Washington D.C.         View full story

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How many must die in gun free zones before we learn? | Washington Times Communities

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

How many must die in gun free zones before we learn? | Washington Times Communities. Monday, September 16, 2013 – Judson Phillips: Cold, Hard Truth by Judson Phillips Source: http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/judson-phillips-cold-hard-truth/2013/sep/16/when-will-we-learn/#ixzz2fAECMCdh WASHINGTON.  September 16, 2013. – Why in God’s name do we make our military people so vulnerable that they have to rely on the DC […]

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