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High court rejects New York gun challenge; no immediate Md. effect

| April 15, 2013

Supreme court leaves conceal-carry rules unclear The Supreme Court left in doubt Monday whether gun owners have a Second Amendment right to carry a firearm in public, declining to hear a case about concealed-carry laws that is similar to a Maryland suit that still has life in federal courts.         View full […]

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Moms' Gun Control Ad Cites Dangers of 'Little Red Riding Hood'

| April 15, 2013

Moms' Gun Control Ad Cites Dangers of 'Little Red Riding Hood' Why is a copy of Little Red Riding Hood more dangerous than a gun? That’s the question asked by an ad released late Sunday night by pro gun control group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America as part of their push this […]

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High court rejects challenge to New York gun law

| April 15, 2013

Washington — The Supreme Court is staying out of the gun debate for now. View full story

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Gov. Rick Perry Invites Connecticut Gun Maker to Come to Texas

| April 15, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry Invites Connecticut Gun Maker to Come to Texas PTR, an arms manufacturer based in Bristol, Conn., has announced its intention to leave that state thanks to the recent passage of gun control laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook Massacre, according to the Harford Courant. View full story

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Senator Marchione announces official opening of Halfmoon District Office

| April 15, 2013

Senator Marchione announces official opening of Halfmoon District Office For Immediate Release: April 15, 2013 Contact: Josh Fitzpatrick, (518) 455-2381; fitzpatr@nysenate.gov  SENATOR MARCHIONE ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL OPENING OF HALFMOON DISTRICT OFFICE Beginning tomorrow, Senator Marchione’s Halfmoon District Office will be open to assist constituents on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Senator […]

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New York registration of reclassified assault weapons, magazine ammunition limit begin

| April 15, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. – Key measures of New York's tough new gun law have kicked in, meaning owners of firearms now reclassified as assault weapons are required to register the guns. There are also new limits on the number of bullets allowed in magazines. View full story

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Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights case | Reuters

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON | Mon Apr 15, 2013 9:57am EDT (Reuters) – Staying out of the raging national debate over guns, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to weigh in on whether gun owners have a constitutional right to carry handguns outside the home. The court decided not to hear a challenge to a […]

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Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights case

| April 15, 2013

Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights case Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights case – Staying out of the raging national debate over guns, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to weigh in on whether gun owners have a constitutional right to carry handguns outside the home.  The court decided not to hear […]

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New York's 'assault weapon' registration to begin

| April 15, 2013

Key measures of New York's tough new gun law are set to kick in, with owners of guns now reclassified as assault weapons required to register… View full story

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New York's 'assault weapon' registration to begin – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

| April 15, 2013

(AP Photo/Philip Kamrass, File). FILE – In this Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 file photo, gun enthusiasts gather during the annual New York State Arms Collectors Association Albany Gun Show at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, in Albany, N.Y. View full story

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Week In Politics: Gun Control, Immigration, Obama Budget

| April 14, 2013

Melissa Block talks to regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times . They discuss gun control legislation, immigration and President Obama's budget. View full story

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California: Anti-Gun Bills Have Committee Hearings Tomorrow

| April 14, 2013

California: Anti-Gun Bills Have Committee Hearings Tomorrow Many anti-gun bills are scheduled to be heard in committee TOMORROW.  Call AND e-mail your state legislators TODAY urging them to OPPOSE the bills listed below.  Remind them that a criminal by definition does not obey or respect the law and any legislation infringing on gun owners will do nothing to affect criminals or their […]

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Could national reciprocity of concealed-carry permits kill the gun bill?

| April 14, 2013

Could national reciprocity of concealed-carry permits kill the gun bill? Moments after clearing the first procedural hurdle, Democrats and gun control groups began readying themselves for a potentially more difficult fight: Weeks of Senate debate defending their carefully crafted legislation against possible amendments — particularly a plan to allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons […]

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Race for Support Before Key Gun Vote

| April 14, 2013

Race for Support Before Key Gun Vote Supporters of a bipartisan proposal to expand background checks for gun sales are racing to secure Senate votes this week for what would be the most significant gun-control legislation in years. Opponents, meantime, are raising questions about whether the measure would reduce gun violence or could have prevented […]

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Obama’s United Nations Backdoor to Gun Control

| April 14, 2013

Obama’s United Nations Backdoor to Gun Control Even before his most ambitious gun-control proposals were falling by the wayside, President Obama was turning for help to the United Nations. On April 2, the United States led 154 nations to approve the Arms Trade Treaty in the U.N. General Assembly. While much of the treaty governs […]

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New state laws illustrate America’s stark divide on gun control

| April 13, 2013

New state laws illustrate America’s stark divide on gun control WASHINGTON, April 14 — While Washington politicians battle over new gun-control measures, state legislators have already passed dozens of new firearms laws since the Newtown school massacre ignited a national debate in December. The new state laws, a small fraction of the 1,500 or so […]

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New state laws illustrate America’s stark divide on gun control

| April 13, 2013

New state laws illustrate America’s stark divide on gun control WASHINGTON, April 14 — While Washington politicians battle over new gun-control measures, state legislators have already passed dozens of new firearms laws since the Newtown school massacre ignited a national debate in December. The new state laws, a small fraction of the 1,500 or so […]

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More support for immigration reform than gun control

| April 13, 2013

More support for immigration reform than gun control First Read: The latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows more bipartisan support for core parts of immigration reform than for further gun control measures. View full story

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‘Anyone Would Be Proud to Have This Factory in Their State’: Blaze Readers on Connecticut Gun-Maker Leaving Over New …

| April 13, 2013

‘Anyone Would Be Proud to Have This Factory in Their State’: Blaze Readers on Connecticut Gun-Maker Leaving Over New … Connecticut-based gun manufacturer PTR announced this week it is leaving the state following the passage of new gun control legislation it said proved that state leaders have "abandoned the proud heritage that forged our freedom." […]

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Guns want to be free: what happens when 3D printing and crypto-anarchy collide?

| April 13, 2013

Guns want to be free: what happens when 3D printing and crypto-anarchy collide? Guns want to be free: what happens when 3D printing and crypto-anarchy collide? – Cyberculture icon Stewart Brand’s famous notion that “information wants to be free” has been an almost ubiquitous refrain ever since utopian-minded hackers began populating computer networks in the […]

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