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Minnesota: Gun Control Bills to Be Heard Next Week in the House Public Safety Committee

| January 28, 2013

Minnesota: Gun Control Bills to Be Heard Next Week in the House Public Safety Committee House Public Safety Committee Chairman Michael Paymar, a long-time anti-gun advocate, plans to hold committee hearings on his gun control proposals beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5 through Thursday, February 7 in State Office Building Room 10.  At this time, none […]

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Wisconsin sheriff urges residents to arm themselves | Fox News

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Wisconsin sheriff urges residents to arm themselves | Fox News

A sheriff who released a radio ad urging Milwaukee-area residents to learn to handle firearms so they can defend themselves while waiting for police said Friday that law enforcement cutbacks have changed the way police can respond to crime. In the 30-second commercial, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. says personal safety is no longer […]

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Connecticut Legislature Hearing on Gun Violence

| January 28, 2013

Connecticut Legislature Hearing on Gun Violence A Connecticut task force on gun violence is hearing from various sides on Monday. View full story

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From Brazil to Japan: gun laws around the world

| January 28, 2013

From Brazil to Japan: gun laws around the world Gun control efforts and results vary widely around the globe. Here's a look at two effective cases and one cautionary tale. View full story

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NY’s new gun laws generating more reaction and controversy, state sheriffs have mixed review

| January 28, 2013

New York State was the first to pass new gun restrictions in light of the Newtown killings, but the reaction is mixed. The NYS Sheriff’s Association has come out with a position paper on the legislation and there are several petitions calling for impeachment of Governor Cuomo. View full story

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Arkansas: State Senate Passes Church Carry, Bill Advances to House

| January 28, 2013

Arkansas: State Senate Passes Church Carry, Bill Advances to House Today, the Arkansas Senate passed Senate Bill 71 by a 28-4 vote with three senators not voting.  This legislation, introduced by state Senator Bryan King (R-5), would remove the absolute prohibition on concealed carry permit holders from being able to defend themselves in any church or other place of worship.  If SB 71 is […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL JOINS WESTCHESTER, PUTNAM AND DUTCHESS COUNTY OFFICIALS TO RENEW CALL FOR UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF

| January 28, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL JOINS WESTCHESTER, PUTNAM AND DUTCHESS COUNTY OFFICIALS TO RENEW CALL FOR UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF ­­FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joe Bachmeier, (845) 200-9716 *** MEDIA ADVISORY*** ***Thursday, January 31st at 10:00 AM*** Brewster, N.Y. – 1/28/2013 – Governor Andrew Cuomo lacked to address the need for unfunded mandate relief in his State […]

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Wyoming: Senate Passes Important Pro-Hunting Reform Bill While House Considers Two Right to Carry Reform Bills

| January 28, 2013

Wyoming: Senate Passes Important Pro-Hunting Reform Bill While House Considers Two Right to Carry Reform Bills Three bills of interest to gun owners and sportsmen in the Cowboy State are moving through the state legislature in Cheyenne. The House Judiciary Committee will have a hearing tomorrow to consider two bills: House Bill 103, introduced by […]

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Obama claim that 40 percent of gun sales lack background checks get 2 Pinocchios from Washington Post

| January 28, 2013

Obama claim that 40 percent of gun sales lack background checks get 2 Pinocchios from Washington Post Despite claims from President Obama and Vice President Biden that 40% of all gun sales aren’t subject to a background check, a Washington Post analysis has found that to be incorrect and awared the president’s claim Two Pinocchios. […]

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The ‘40 Percent’ Myth

| January 28, 2013

The ‘40 Percent’ Myth Gun-control advocates have recently been throwing around an impressive new number. President Obama used it last Wednesday, claiming: “as many as 40 percent of guns are purchased without a background check.” Vice President Biden and everyone from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal to USA Today repeatedly use […]

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Gun owners go ‘Gandhi’ in New York with plans for mass civil disobedience over Cuomo’s tyrannical gun grab

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

(NaturalNews) On the face of it, there is absolutely no sense to the idea that one million New York gun owners should be declared "guilty" because one crazy man went nuts in Connecticut and committed mass murder. Yet that’s the argument Gov. Cuomo used to rush through gun registration and confiscation legislation that’s now law […]

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West Virginia: Don’t Allow Your Rights to be Slowly Stolen Away

| January 28, 2013

West Virginia: Don’t Allow Your Rights to be Slowly Stolen Away Although the 81st Legislature of West Virginia stands adjourned until February 13, the barrage of attacks being waged against your Second Amendment rights has continued with overwhelming intensity.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Conn. gun industry to tout its work in Conn.

| January 28, 2013

Conn. gun industry to tout its work in Conn. HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's gun industry is speaking up, six weeks after a gunman opened fire at a Newtown elementary school, killing 20 children and six educators. View full story

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NRA members strongly oppose new gun restrictions, poll finds

| January 27, 2013

NRA members strongly oppose new gun restrictions, poll finds Strong majorities of National Rifle Association members reject newly proposed gun restrictions, according to a survey released Thursday by the gun advocacy organization.The poll finds more than eight in 10 NRA members oppose bans on high capacity ammunition clips and semi automatic assault weapons, with at […]

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Gun control advocates giving up on the term

| January 27, 2013

Gun control advocates giving up on the term The phrase “gun control” may be disappearing from the American debate, jettisoned by the very people who have long favored gun control.Initiatives are now described as attempts to promote “gun safety” or prevent “criminal access to guns” or pass “gun violence legislation.” View full story Originally posted […]

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The assault weapon myth

| January 27, 2013

The assault weapon myth Gun grabbers aren’t subtle. Flanked by uniformed police officers and a wall of black rifles, Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Thursday unleashed the most restrictive ever national “assault weapon” ban in the Senate. The California Democrat and the assembled anti gun officials directly referenced last month’s horrific shooting of children at Sandy […]

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Mamet: Gun Laws and the Fools of Chelm

| January 27, 2013

Mamet: Gun Laws and the Fools of Chelm Karl Marx summed up Communism as “from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.” This is a good, pithy saying, which, in practice, has succeeded in bringing, upon those under its sway, misery, poverty, rape, torture, slavery, and death. * ‘In announcing his […]

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Virginia: Gun-related homicides and injuries down as firearm sales soar

| January 27, 2013

Virginia: Gun-related homicides and injuries down as firearm sales soar Gun-related homicides and serious injuries from gun assaults in Virginia have been trending downward for at least six years, and a new survey suggests the state’s booming gun sales have not triggered an increase in the proportion of people slain by a gun or who […]

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Wisconsin sheriff urges residents to arm themselves

| January 27, 2013

Wisconsin sheriff urges residents to arm themselves A sheriff who released a radio ad urging Milwaukee-area residents to learn to handle firearms so they can defend themselves while waiting for police said Friday that law enforcement cutbacks have changed the way police can respond to crime.In the 30-second commercial, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. […]

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Conn. teacher union to release gun survey

| January 27, 2013

Conn. teacher union to release gun survey HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state's largest teachers' union is announcing the results of its survey of Connecticut teachers and their opinions on gun laws and school safety. View full story

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