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We already have gun laws. They don’t stop crime

| October 20, 2017

We already have gun laws. They don’t stop crime Gun control is premised on the notion that people commit violent crimes because of the existence of firearms, and because people have access to them. Some assume that limiting both will significantly reduce violent crime. Both the premise and assumption are badly flawed. View full story […]

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Candidates sharply disagree on guns in Virginia gov’s race

| October 20, 2017

Candidates sharply disagree on guns in Virginia gov’s race The two major party candidates in Virginia’s race for governor sharply disagree when it comes to guns.Republican Ed Gillespie has an A rating from the National Rifle Association. He pledged to “oppose any and all attempts to weaken the Second Amendment.” View full story Originally posted […]

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NYSRPA Endorsed Candidates 2017

| October 20, 2017

NYSRPA Endorsed Candidates 2017 New York State Rifle & Pistol Association – PVF Endorsed Candidates 2017 County Executives: Rensselaer County, Steve McLaughlin Nassau County, Jack Martins Westchester County, Rob Astorino County Legislators: Rensselaer County Harry Tutunjian Darcie Cunningham-Casey Dean Bodnar Beth Wright Clemente Laurie Kennedy Kim Ashe-McPherson Leon Fiacco Tom Grant Kelly Hoffman Jake Ashby […]

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Bad News For “Universal” Background Check Supporters

| October 19, 2017

Bad News For “Universal” Background Check Supporters NRATV Host Cam Edwards describes a study that shows the ineffectiveness of so-called “universal” background checks View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Man facing kidnapping and robbery charges in Windsor

| October 19, 2017

Man facing kidnapping and robbery charges in Windsor A man is facing charges in Windsor after police say he robbed a woman at gunpoint — then forced her into her car and started driving.    View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vancouver homeowner, former mayoral candidate, shoots prowler

| October 19, 2017

Vancouver homeowner, former mayoral candidate, shoots prowler The Vancouver Major Crime Unit is investigating after police said a homeowner shot a suspected prowler in his backyard Wednesday morning.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Middletown woman fires gun into air as home break-in suspects flee

| October 19, 2017

Middletown woman fires gun into air as home break-in suspects flee After seeing two people trying to break into her home Saturday morning, a Middletown woman fired her gun into the air as the suspects ran away. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Murphy Disputes Washington Post Fact Checker On Gun Control Laws

| October 19, 2017

Murphy Disputes Washington Post Fact Checker On Gun Control Laws In a string of tweets late Tuesday, Sen. Chris Murphy disputed a Washington Post analysis that gave him “three Pinocchios” for his claim that stricter gun control laws reduce gun violence. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: New state anti-gun laws include a real puzzler

| October 19, 2017

California: New state anti-gun laws include a real puzzler Last year, California’s Legislature and voters enacted a veritable blizzard of legislation making private gun ownership more difficult and expensive, including new restrictions on magazine capacity and ammunition sales. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun statistics — should they be tortured or gently cross-examined?

| October 18, 2017

Gun statistics — should they be tortured or gently cross-examined? Statistics are not like pictures that tell a thousand words. They must be analyzed. Unfortunately, they can also be tortured and made to confess to almost anything. Instead, they should be carefully cross-examined. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mass. bump stock ban proposals to get public hearing

| October 18, 2017

Mass. bump stock ban proposals to get public hearing A public hearing on legislation to ban “bump stocks” in Massachusetts will be held Wednesday morning at the State House. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: New gun control measure could require locking up firearms at home

| October 18, 2017

California: New gun control measure could require locking up firearms at home Two weeks after a man gunned down 58 people at an outdoor Las Vegas concert, the Bay Area’s largest city could pass a law requiring gun owners to lock up their firearms when they leave the house — a new gun control measure […]

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Massachusetts: Senate Holding Informational Hearing on Bump Fire Stocks

| October 17, 2017

Massachusetts: Senate Holding Informational Hearing on Bump Fire Stocks Tomorrow, state Sen. Michael Moore (D-2nd Worcester) and other members of the Senate will be holding an informational hearing on bump fire stocks in order to gather public input.  The state House has declined to participate. Both chambers have previously passed a budget bill with amendments to restrict bump fire stocks. […]

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Illinois: Urgent Action Needed – Numerous Anti-Gun Bills Readied for Consideration Next Week

| October 17, 2017

Illinois: Urgent Action Needed – Numerous Anti-Gun Bills Readied for Consideration Next Week Today, multiple gun control bills were released by the House Rules Committee and have been referred to the House Judiciary Committee for a hearing. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Not the time to politicize gun deaths

| October 17, 2017

Not the time to politicize gun deaths Tragedies should never be politicized by our leaders. That only increases the pain and hinders the healing. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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TV networks exploited Las Vegas shooting to further gun-control agenda: Study

| October 17, 2017

TV networks exploited Las Vegas shooting to further gun-control agenda: Study In the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting, ABC, CBS and NBC “wasted little time in exploiting the tragedy to advance their anti-gun rights agenda,” writes Geoffrey Dickens, deputy research director for the Media Research Center, who released a study on Monday reviewing […]

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California: It was OK for teachers, school staff to have guns at campus. Now they can’t carry

| October 17, 2017

California: It was OK for teachers, school staff to have guns at campus. Now they can’t carry Kingsburg Joint Union High School District teachers and administrators who have been carrying guns to class will not be allowed to do so starting Jan. 1. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Attempted burglary leads to shots fired

| October 16, 2017

Attempted burglary leads to shots fired San Benito man was arrested this past Monday, after the Cameron County Sherriff’s office say he attempted to break into a home on the outskirts of San Benito. Authorities arrived on the scene after reports of shots fired. According to Sherriff Omar Lucio, the shots originated from the home owners.   View […]

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Attacker with knife flees after woman reveals her concealed carry gun

| October 16, 2017

Attacker with knife flees after woman reveals her concealed carry gun  A woman in Illinois was reportedly able to protect herself with her concealed carry firearm after a stranger with a knife jumped into her car. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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I got a gun:’ A 78-year-old woman’s 911 call lands Pitt student homicide suspect Matthew Darby in jail

| October 16, 2017

I got a gun:’ A 78-year-old woman’s 911 call lands Pitt student homicide suspect Matthew Darby in jail A 78-year-old woman looking out her window called police to report a suspicious man. Police said that man turned out to be Matthew Darby — a suspect in the death of Pitt student Alina Sheykhet. The elderly […]

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