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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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Ohio: Self-Defense Enhancement Legislation Scheduled for Committee Hearing

| November 13, 2017

Ohio: Self-Defense Enhancement Legislation Scheduled for Committee Hearing Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary Committee will be accepting proponent testimony on important self-defense legislation.  Senate Bill 180, sponsored by state Senators Joe Uecker (R-14) and Jay Hottinger (R-31), would expand circumstances under which a person has no duty to retreat before using force in self-defense.  Further, this […]

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Boston Globe Calls For Gun Confiscation

| November 13, 2017

Boston Globe Calls For Gun Confiscation Within any gun debate, gun control advocates will typically spout some platitude about how they’re not wanting to ban guns outright, just certain guns. Maybe they’re saying they don’t want the hunting rifles, but do want the modern sporting rifles like the AR-15, whatever. Regardless of the specifics, they’ll […]

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Littleton homeowner who shot suspected intruder was off-duty DPD officer

| November 13, 2017

Littleton homeowner who shot suspected intruder was off-duty DPD officer A Littleton homeowner who shot and injured a suspected intruder who broke into his home Friday afternoon was an off-duty Denver Police Department Officer, sources confirmed to Denver7 Friday evening.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Good guys with guns saving lives

| November 13, 2017

Good guys with guns saving lives Stephen Willeford’s heroic actions last Sunday saved many lives at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The killer, Devin Kelley, was shooting the wounded when Willeford showed up with a rifle. Willeford’s quick actions forced Kelley to stop his attack, presumably saving the lives of the twenty […]

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Florida man fires gun, scares off teen daughter’s kidnappers

| November 13, 2017

Florida man fires gun, scares off teen daughter’s kidnappers A quick-acting father and an alert neighbor helped thwart an attempted kidnapping and armed home invasion robbery Tuesday night in Florida View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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High Court to Hear Appeal in Manufacturer Liability Case

| November 13, 2017

High Court to Hear Appeal in Manufacturer Liability Case Lawyers are set to ask the Connecticut Supreme Court to reinstate a wrongful death lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school massacre. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Moraga Town Council Pulls Proposed Mandatory Locked-Storage From Consideration Following Receipt of NRA/CRPA Opposition Letter

| November 10, 2017

California: Moraga Town Council Pulls Proposed Mandatory Locked-Storage From Consideration Following Receipt of NRA/CRPA Opposition Letter As a result of your activism and a joint-opposition letter submitted on behalf of NRA and CRPA highlighting the flaws of the ordinance, the Town Manager requested the Council pull the ordinance. The Council ultimately agreed, but is expected […]

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California: San Carlos City Council Now Considering Blocking New Turner’s Outdoorsman Store from Opening after Months of Approvals

| November 10, 2017

California: San Carlos City Council Now Considering Blocking New Turner’s Outdoorsman Store from Opening after Months of Approvals The San Carlos City Council has placed on its agenda (starting on page 608) for Monday, November 13th, City Council meeting, an urgency ordinance to consider imposing a moratorium to block new gun stores from opening in […]

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“Good Reason” to Cheer – D.C. Carry License Applications Skyrocket in October

| November 9, 2017

“Good Reason” to Cheer – D.C. Carry License Applications Skyrocket in October The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in a 2-1 decision in the combined cases of Wrenn v. D.C. and Grace v. D.C., rejected these flimsy rationalizations and ruled that “the individual right to carry common firearms beyond the home for self-defense—even in densely […]

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New Evidence against Gun Confiscation

| November 9, 2017

New Evidence against Gun Confiscation We recently discussed the selection of input variables for statistical modeling and how such choices can alter one’s findings. New research published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology examines how the choice in methodology can alter one’s findings.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Dianne Feinstein Wants to Ban Commonly Owned Semi-Autos, Again!

| November 9, 2017

Dianne Feinstein Wants to Ban Commonly Owned Semi-Autos, Again! Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced S. 2095, which she is calling the Assault Weapons Ban of 2017. The 125-page firearm prohibition fever dream is perhaps the most far-reaching gun ban ever introduced in Congress. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Confidentiality of Concealed Pistol License Holders Under Review by Attorney General

| November 9, 2017

Washington: Confidentiality of Concealed Pistol License Holders Under Review by Attorney General Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is conducting a legal review of whether the private, personal information of Washington’s Concealed Pistol License holders is subject to public disclosure under the state’s Public Records Act. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun Control Works…

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

…if you’re a dictator. In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control: • From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated. In 1911, Turkey established gun control: • From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated. Germany established […]

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Maine: Town of Standish Strong-Arming Club to Drop NRA Affiliation

| November 9, 2017

Maine: Town of Standish Strong-Arming Club to Drop NRA Affiliation On Tuesday, November 14, at 7:00PM, the Standish Town Council will be holding their monthly meeting.  The agenda includes a discussion of a long-term land lease agreement of town property for the expansion of range operations with the Standish Fish & Game Club.  View full […]

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Feinstein, Senate Democrats introduce semi-auto ban

| November 9, 2017

Feinstein, Senate Democrats introduce semi-auto ban California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has reintroduced an assault weapons ban in the wake of massacres in a Texas church on Sunday and during an outdoor concert in Las Vegas last month. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Senators propose semi-automatic ban

| November 9, 2017

Senators propose semi-automatic ban Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, both of Connecticut, were the lead co-sponsors along with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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USA Today’s ‘chainsaw bayonet’ rifle warning mocked on Twitter

| November 9, 2017

USA Today’s ‘chainsaw bayonet’ rifle warning mocked on Twitter The Internet showed no mercy on USA Today this week after it used a story on the Sutherland Springs massacre to warn of “chainsaw bayonet” modifications to AR-15 rifles. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Democrats fail to force vote on bill establishing select panel on gun violence

| November 9, 2017

Democrats fail to force vote on bill establishing select panel on gun violence Two days after a mass shooting at a Texas church, Democratic lawmakers failed Tuesday to force a vote on legislation establishing a select committee on preventing gun violence. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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