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With ‘Firearm’ Offenses up 27-percent, UK Holds National Gun Surrender

| November 17, 2017

With ‘Firearm’ Offenses up 27-percent, UK Holds National Gun Surrender Anti-gun advocates like Gun Control Network Chair Gillian Marshall-Andrews tout the United Kingdom’s longstanding firearms restrictions, which include a near total ban on handguns, as the “gold standard” of gun control. In recent years, UK officials have continued to implement new policies that further burden […]

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Joe Biden: Hero Who Ended Texas Rampage Shouldn’t Have Had His Gun

| November 17, 2017

Joe Biden: Hero Who Ended Texas Rampage Shouldn’t Have Had His Gun Most Americans consider Stephen Willeford a hero for bravely ending the rampage of a crazed murderer at a Texas church … but not former Vice President Joe Biden. During a national television appearance on Monday, Biden dismissed the Texan’s valorous actions, going so […]

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Suspected burglar held at gunpoint by homeowner

| November 17, 2017

Suspected burglar held at gunpoint by homeowner A homeowner held a burglary suspect at gunpoint after he found him on his property in south Rankin County, authorities said. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Man holds Michigan shooting suspect at gunpoint, tells him to get on the ground

| November 17, 2017

Man holds Michigan shooting suspect at gunpoint, tells him to get on the ground The man accused of shooting his estranged wife and her friend at an apartment complex in Ortonville, Michigan is behind bars this morning thanks to the quick-thinking action of a resident and law enforcement.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pastor defends family, shoots burglar

| November 17, 2017

Pastor defends family, shoots burglar A Cherokee County pastor grabbed his gun and fought back to protect his wife and three children after deputies said a burglar broke into his home. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Armed Kentucky homeowner halts alleged thief with gun, 150-pound Great Dane

| November 17, 2017

Armed Kentucky homeowner halts alleged thief with gun, 150-pound Great Dane A gun and 150-pound dog named Tank were all the help one Kentucky homeowner needed this weekend to stop an unwelcome house guest. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Domestic violence is a tragedy. It’s not a predictor of mass murder.

| November 17, 2017

Domestic violence is a tragedy. It’s not a predictor of mass murder. Even if a majority of mass shootings were preceded by violence against intimate partners or family, that still would hardly serve as a reliable predictor of mass murder. There are, unfortunately, at least 10 million incidents of domestic violence every year, according to […]

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Gabby Giffords’s Gun Control Group Releases Report Warning of Muzzleloaders, Other Firearms

| November 16, 2017

Gabby Giffords’s Gun Control Group Releases Report Warning of Muzzleloaders, Other Firearms Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords’s gun control group released a report on Wednesday warning of the dangers of muzzle loading rifles, a number of other firearms, and some firearms accessories and calling for new gun control measures targeting the devices. The group, which recently […]

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Less Complaining And More Encouraging

| November 16, 2017

Less Complaining And More Encouraging It seems a little dramatic to blame these fine folks for the entire five hours. It can be assumed that there was no camera covering the specific area where the killings occurred and some period of time would have been necessary to sort things out even without the unwashed masses […]

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Pennsylvania: Critical Preemption Bills Stalled Out in Both Chambers

| November 16, 2017

Pennsylvania: Critical Preemption Bills Stalled Out in Both Chambers With only a few session days left in 2017, neither Senate Bill 5 nor House Bill 671 have made it to the Governor’s desk.  As reported by the NRA-ILA earlier in the year, local governments continue to enact gun control ordinances in violation of current law.  Please […]

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Revolving Door Of Wrong Solutions

| November 15, 2017

Revolving Door Of Wrong Solutions There are plenty of pundits who also seem more enamored with the idea of doing something big than doing something that works. The Boston Globe recently devoted space to the argument that “if gun-control advocates really want to stanch the blood, there’s no way around it: They’ll have to persuade more people of the need to confiscate […]

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Home Invasion Suspect Arrested In Robertson County

| November 15, 2017

Home Invasion Suspect Arrested In Robertson County Cheatham County deputies responded to a reported home invasion on Highway 41-A near Joelton. Officials said a woman went inside her attached garage where she found the suspect, identified as 34-year-old Denver Taylor. She said the suspect told her to be quiet, but instead, she went back inside […]

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REPAIRMAN SHOOTS WOULD-BE ROBBER

| November 15, 2017

REPAIRMAN SHOOTS WOULD-BE ROBBER The man who police said tried to rob a repairman at gunpoint Friday night on Sixth Street, only to get shot himself View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Two teens tried to rob off-duty West Valley police officer

| November 15, 2017

Two teens tried to rob off-duty West Valley police officer Two teens accused of shooting and wounding a man during an attempted robbery last week likely didn’t know their intended victim was an off-duty West Valley City officer View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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What’s in a name? Marist sheds ‘Shooter’ mascot moniker

| November 15, 2017

What’s in a name? Marist sheds ‘Shooter’ mascot moniker If you’ve been to a basketball or football game at Marist College over the past four decades, you’ve seen him.He’s the one in the faux fur, wearing over-sized sneakers and a big smile, handing out high-fives to fans and dancing through timeouts.He’s the Red Fox everyone […]

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City stops gun store from opening

| November 14, 2017

City stops gun store from opening After hearing from about 100 residents last night, San Carlos City Council voted 4-1 to delay the opening of a new gun store until next year, if not indefinitely. Vice Mayor Matt Grocott was the lone dissenting vote on the moratorium, which will prevent a Turner’s Outdoorsman, a chain […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces it will approve importation permits of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia

| November 14, 2017

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces it will approve importation permits of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia   After major improvements to elephant conservation and management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has announced it will approve importation permits of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.   The Service has determined that hunting would […]

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Is gun maker liable? Court takes up Newtown shooting case

| November 14, 2017

Is gun maker liable? Court takes up Newtown shooting case With both gun rights supporters and gun control advocates nationwide looking on, lawyers for Newtown families and gun maker Remington Arms are set to face off Tuesday before the Connecticut Supreme Court to argue whether the company should be held liable for the Sandy Hook […]

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Should US study gun violence as a public health hazard? No

| November 14, 2017

Should US study gun violence as a public health hazard? No Decades ago, gun-control advocates spoke honestly about their motives. They openly disputed that the Second Amendment affirmed the right to own a gun, and said their goal was to make guns illegal, create a federal database of guns and gun owners, mandate licensing, and […]

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Michigan would join six states allowing guns in schools if bill were signed into law

| November 14, 2017

Michigan would join six states allowing guns in schools if bill were signed into law Michigan would be in the minority – joining just a handful of states nationwide – if legislation eliminating a ban on concealed guns in schools was signed into law, according to a national gun violence prevention group. View full story […]

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