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Reviving the CDC’s gun factoid factory

| April 29, 2013

Reviving the CDC’s gun factoid factory In 1863 President Lincoln signed a congressional charter creating the National Academy of Sciences. Now, 150 years later, President Obama is enlisting NAS to implement an item in his January 16 plan to change the lives of America’s 100 million gun owners. He has directed the Centers for Disease […]

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Obama’s misfire on gun control

| April 29, 2013

Obama’s misfire on gun control Bill Clinton, burned badly in 1994 on the issue of gun control, warned President Obama earlier this year that he was setting himself up for a fall. But Obama did not listen. “A lot of these people live in a world very different from the world lived in by the […]

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LaPierre: Gun owners make U.S. safer

| April 29, 2013

LaPierre: Gun owners make U.S. safer As gun owners across the South prepare to gather in Houston for the 142nd NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits next weekend, I want to thank the 5 million members of the NRA for all they do to make America safe and free.If you’re an NRA member, you deserve to […]

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Elderly business owner defends wife, fells attacker, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh, Pa. 04/28/13

| April 29, 2013

Elderly business owner defends wife, fells attacker, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh, Pa. 04/28/13 Alfred and Sylvia Armen were tending to their music store, Armen’s House of Music, in Bethel Park, Pa. when a man, who had just been inside the store, returned with a club. The criminal struck 71-year-old Sylvia in the head, prompting a […]

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Gun control: Futuristic 'arms race' could transform political debate

| April 29, 2013

Gun control: Futuristic 'arms race' could transform political debate With 'smart guns,' which are digitally personalized so only their owners can fire them, and 3-D printers that can produce gun parts, some laws now in effect or under debate could become irrelevant. View full story

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U.S. senators feeling sting for voting against gun control measures

| April 29, 2013

U.S. senators feeling sting for voting against gun control measures WASHINGTON – While gun control advocates were crestfallen two weeks ago when U.S. President Barack Obama's package of modest gun control proposals failed to pass the Democratic-controlled Senate, there are signs that equally peeved Americans are ready to punish lawmakers who voted against the package. […]

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Gun control debate heating up in RI

| April 29, 2013

Gun control debate heating up in RI PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A debate over gun control prompted by the Newtown school massacre in Connecticut is heating up in Rhode Island, where gun rights supporters plan to rally this week in opposition to a proposed ban on the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons and change in […]

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Hawaii: Conference Committee Sends Bill Requiring Background Checks on Legally Possessed Firearms Back to House and Senate for Final Approval

| April 29, 2013

Hawaii: Conference Committee Sends Bill Requiring Background Checks on Legally Possessed Firearms Back to House and Senate for Final Approval The conference committee tasked with reconciling the House and Senate versions of Senate Bill 69 reached a decision last week, sending their recommended version back to both legislative chambers for approval.  Both chambers will vote on this bill tomorrow. […]

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GUN LAW BACKLASH: Gunmakers Leave After States Pass New Laws

| April 29, 2013

GUN LAW BACKLASH: Gunmakers Leave After States Pass New Laws Manchin Working to Get Another Senate Vote on Background Checks VIDEO: Next Round of Gun Control Fight Coming to Capitol Hill View full story

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Oregon: Multnomah Board of County Commissioners Approves Restrictive Firearms Ordinance

| April 29, 2013

Oregon: Multnomah Board of County Commissioners Approves Restrictive Firearms Ordinance Last Thursday, the Multnomah Board of County Commissioners gave final and unanimous approval to a restrictive firearms ordinance cosponsored by Commissioner Deborah Kafoury and Chairman Jeff Cogen.  These unnecessary restrictions on law-abiding gun owners will go into effect on May 25.  A full explanation of the ordinance can be found here.  View […]

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Texas Senate Could Consider Campus Parking Lot Bill As Early As Tomorrow

| April 29, 2013

Texas Senate Could Consider Campus Parking Lot Bill As Early As Tomorrow Last week, the Texas Senate Criminal Justice Committee reported Senate Bill 1907, introduced by state Senator Glenn Hegar (R-Katy), a measure that would protect the rights of public and private college and university students with Concealed Handgun Licenses (CHLs) to transport and store handguns […]

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Senate Democrats are still clueless on gun control

| April 29, 2013

Senate Democrats are still clueless on gun control In their push for broad legislation, liberals are making the perfect the enemy of the good View full story

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Failed Utah gun rights bills to be reintroduced in 2014 session

| April 28, 2013

Failed Utah gun rights bills to be reintroduced in 2014 session Utah lawmakers say two gun rights measures will be reintroduced during the 2014 session after failing to become law this year.Sen. Allen Christensen, R North Ogden, and Rep. Brian Green, R Pleasant Grove, said bills to allow Utah adults to carry a hidden, unloaded […]

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Toomey says he won’t take new shot at gun bill

| April 28, 2013

Toomey says he won’t take new shot at gun bill “My own view is very simple: The Senate has had its vote. We’ve seen the outcome of that vote. I am not aware of any reason to believe that if we had the vote again that we’d have a different outcome,” Toomey said on a […]

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Man uses AR-15 to defend self and girlfriend, CBS Philly, Philadelphia, Pa. 04/25/13, phillyburbs.com, Philadelphia, Pa. 04/25/13

| April 28, 2013

Man uses AR-15 to defend self and girlfriend, CBS Philly, Philadelphia, Pa. 04/25/13, phillyburbs.com, Philadelphia, Pa. 04/25/13 A college student and his girlfriend were outside his apartment in Cheltenham, Pa. when a stranger approached them. Fearing for their safety, the pair retreated into the house. The stranger followed the couple inside and menaced them, at […]

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Manchin: Gun bill to be reintroduced

| April 28, 2013

Manchin: Gun bill to be reintroduced One of the architects of failed gun control legislation says he’s bringing it back. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Senators seek new path to gun control

| April 27, 2013

Senators seek new path to gun control Senators seek new path to gun control NEW YORK TIMES Copyright 2013 NEW YORK TIMES. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 4:45 pm, Saturday, April 27, 2013 […] they are identifying senators who might be willing to change their votes and […]

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California: More Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Sacramento This Week

| April 27, 2013

California: More Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Sacramento This Week The state Senate Appropriations Committee is not the only committee hearing anti-gun bills this week.    Assembly Bill 169 (Dickinson) is expected to be voted on in the state Assembly on Monday.  Assembly Bill 231 (Ting) is expected to be heard in the state Assembly […]

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Episcopal Bishop Edward J. Konieczny speaks on thin line between God and Guns

| April 27, 2013

Episcopal Bishop Edward J. Konieczny speaks on thin line between God and Guns Oklahoma Episcopal Bishop Edward J. Konieczny, who once strongly opposed stricter gun control laws, is changing his views. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 17 04/26/2013

| April 26, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 17 04/26/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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