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NRA and SAF file lawsuit challenging Washington gun safety Initiative 1639

| November 19, 2018

NRA and SAF file lawsuit challenging Washington gun safety Initiative 1639 The National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District court in Seattle challenging Washington Initiative 1639, one of the strictest gun laws on the books nationally. Other plaintiffs include gun dealers and young adults in […]

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Newsweek Writer: Only AR-15 Owners I know are Mass Murderers

| November 19, 2018

Newsweek Writer: Only AR-15 Owners I know are Mass Murderers Newsweek writer Nina Burleigh claimed Saturday that almost every person she has heard of who owns an AR-15 rifle “has been a mass murderer.” And “based on Twitter sample the rest of them are scarily paranoid,” Burleigh tweeted. “Get on the right side of history,” she […]

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Tough on Logic, Too

| November 19, 2018

Tough on Logic, Too The debate over gun control in America, if “debate” is the right word for it, has become stale and predictable to the point of parody—but a sad, bitter parody, not a funny one. That’s true largely, if we may be permitted to generalize, because the measures gun-control supporters propose after mass […]

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Democrat Calls For Gun Confiscation, Suggests Nuking Americans Who Fight Back

| November 17, 2018

Democrat Calls For Gun Confiscation, Suggests Nuking Americans Who Fight Back Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) caused a firestorm on Friday when he suggested using nuclear weapons against American citizens who oppose his far-left gun control agenda, which includes forcing Americans to give up their semi-automatic weapons. Swalwell made the comment in response to a […]

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Democrat Congressman Swalwell Suggests Nuking America if Gun Rights Supporters Were to Resist Gun Control Measures

| November 17, 2018

Democrat Congressman Swalwell Suggests Nuking America if Gun Rights Supporters Were to Resist Gun Control Measures Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) suggested the United States government would use nuclear weapons in a theoretical war against gun rights supporters who refuse to give up assault weapons. The Democratic congressman’s comments were prompted by a Twitter user’s […]

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Democratic Rep. Swalwell warns gun owners that ‘government has nukes’

| November 17, 2018

Democratic Rep. Swalwell warns gun owners that ‘government has nukes’ Rep. Eric Swalwell, California Democrat, warned gun owners Friday that any fight over firearms would be “a short one,” because the federal government has an extensive cache of nuclear weapons. After Joe Biggs tweeted that Mr. Swalwell “wants a war” over the Second Amendment, Mr. Swalwell responded, “And it […]

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House Democrats Outline Gun Control Agenda for 116th Congress

| November 16, 2018

House Democrats Outline Gun Control Agenda for 116th Congress With anti-gun Democrats back in control of the House of Representatives come January, now is the time to prepare for a new onslaught on the Second Amendment. Emboldened by the mere thought of controlling the lower chamber, we are already seeing the warning signs of what […]

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Toledo Mayor Plays Politics With Officer Safety Via New Firearm Procurement Measures

| November 16, 2018

Toledo Mayor Plays Politics With Officer Safety Via New Firearm Procurement Measures Bad ideas have a way of recurring within gun control circles. And when they do, they are usually accompanied by self-congratulatory rhetoric about their supposedly “innovative” and “forward-thinking” nature. That was certainly the case this week when Toledo’s Democrat mayor, Wade Kapszukiewicz, announced […]

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Yes, George Soros is a Gun Grabber

| November 16, 2018

Yes, George Soros is a Gun Grabber In 2015, billionaire gun control financier and potential 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg financed the creation of the anti-gun propaganda outlet The Trace. Ever grateful for their wealthy benefactor’s unfettered largesse, the Bloomberg advocacy group now views less-profligate anti-gun tycoons as irrelevant to gun control lobby’s efforts. In a piece titled, “George Soros Is […]

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Indulgences for Hollywood as Movie Studio Buys Gun Offsets

| November 16, 2018

Indulgences for Hollywood as Movie Studio Buys Gun Offsets In 2014, Hollywood movie mogul and fierce NRA critic Harvey Weinstein appeared to acknowledge the movie industry might be able to have a positive impact by reducing its glorification of criminal violence. Weinstein explained, I have to choose movies that aren’t violent or as violent as they used […]

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NRA sues to block new Washington gun control measure

| November 16, 2018

NRA sues to block new Washington gun control measure The NRA and the Bellevue, Washington-based Second Amendment Foundation sued in U.S. District Court in Seattle on Thursday, saying the measure violates the right to bear arms and strays into the regulation of interstate commerce, which is the province of the federal government. View full story […]

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NRA Challenges Constitutional Violations in Initiative 1639

| November 15, 2018

NRA Challenges Constitutional Violations in Initiative 1639 The NRA was joined by the Second Amendment Foundation in filing a lawsuit challenging gun control measures recently passed in Washington ballot initiative I-1639. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Renewed push by Sen. Toomey to criminalize private firearms transfers

| November 15, 2018

Renewed push by Sen. Toomey to criminalize private firearms transfers Mr. Toomey has consistently said that he’s never stopped looking for a way to get the 60 votes required for the measure to pass the Senate, but he did pause his public push – at least for a while. View full story Originally posted at […]

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First Amendment lawyer Jack Greiner: First Amendment is nonpartisan and might protect the NRA in a recent court case

| November 15, 2018

First Amendment lawyer Jack Greiner: First Amendment is nonpartisan and might protect the NRA in a recent court case A recent case from a federal district court in New York reminds us that the First Amendment is a truly non-partisan document. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio House passes ‘stand your ground’ legislation

| November 15, 2018

Ohio House passes ‘stand your ground’ legislation By a 64-26, mostly party-line vote Wednesday, the Ohio House passed a GOP-sponsored “stand your ground” bill that eliminates any “duty to retreat” before using force in self-defense, shifts the burden of proof to the state in self-defense cases, and loosens a number of Ohio gun-control rules – […]

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Ohio: House Passes Self-Defense Legislation, Contact Your Senator

| November 14, 2018

Ohio: House Passes Self-Defense Legislation, Contact Your Senator Today, the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 228 by a 64 to 26 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Sen. Bob Casey pushes criminalization of private transfers, magazine ban

| November 14, 2018

Sen. Bob Casey pushes criminalization of private transfers, magazine ban “We have got to have a universal background check bill that should be in place, a limitation on the magazine so you don’t have one person able to shoot hundreds of bullets in a public place,” explained Casey. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Funds managing $4.8 trillion pressure firearms industry to embrace gun control

| November 14, 2018

Funds managing $4.8 trillion pressure firearms industry to embrace gun control The investors, from big public pensions like the California Public Employees Retirement System and the Florida State Board of Administration, to private firms like Nuveen, which manages assets for TIAA, and State Street Global Advisors, released their five principles on Wednesday. View full story […]

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Michael Bloomberg still considering 2020 run

| November 14, 2018

Michael Bloomberg still considering 2020 run Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party and outlined an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio House set to approve ‘stand your ground’ bill

| November 14, 2018

Ohio House set to approve ‘stand your ground’ bill Supporters say that House Bill 228, which also includes a number of other gun-related provisions, would put Ohio in line with about half of the other states by shifting the burden of proof in self-defense cases from the defendant to the prosecution. View full story Originally […]

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