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Gun rights advocates overwhelm Ulster County Legislature session

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted at: http://www.midhudsonnews.com/ – Read Full Story KINGSTON – Hundreds of Second Amendment supporters came out Tuesday night to the Ulster County Legislature meeting, to protest a resolution being considered by the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee. The proposal, which appears to have little support among legislators, sought to request Congress and the President […]

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Gun control sparks renewed fervor on both sides of debate

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control sparks renewed fervor on both sides of debate Gun control wasnt even an occasional topic on Karen Verduscos Facebook page a few weeks ago. Then came news of the massacre of 20 first-graders in Connecticut, and suddenly she… Click to Continue » View full story

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Gun control debate is a test of passions

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control debate is a test of passions Gun control wasn’t even an occasional topic on Karen Verdusco’s Facebook page a few weeks ago. Then came news of the massacre of 20 first-graders in Connecticut, and suddenly she felt compelled to become a crusader. View full story

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New gun laws are so Andrew…

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Read full story Last week, as one after another of our state legislative leaders speaking with distinct downstate accents came to the microphone to congratulate themselves and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on successfully sticking it to primarily upstate legal gun owners, the thought occurred anew that among politicians at this level, the capacity for self-delusion and […]

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NRA leader denounces Obama’s call for gun control

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

NRA leader denounces Obama’s call for gun control Wayne LaPierre, the executive director of the National Rifle Association, angrily accused President Obama on Tuesday of demonizing law abiding gun owners and of wanting to put “every private personal firearms transaction right under the thumb of the federal government.”In a fiery speech at a hunting conference […]

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Lautenberg introduces magazine bill

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lautenberg introduces magazine bill Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D N.J.) introduced legislation Tuesday that would make it illegal to manufacture or sell a magazine that contains more than 10 rounds. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Canada tried registering long guns — and gave up

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Canada tried registering long guns — and gave up One persistent suggestion in the post Newtown conversation about gun control is a law requiring the registration of all guns, even so called “long guns” like the rifle Adam Lanza used in the school killings. Lost in the discussion: Canada tried it and gave up, discovering […]

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Virginia: Bill to eliminate traditional gun shows

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Bill to eliminate traditional gun shows Under current law, only licensed firearms dealers have to conduct criminal background checks on buyers at gun shows. Attempts to extend that requirement to private sellers have failed several times in recent years.A revised version of the proposal would allow only licensed dealers to sell firearms at gun […]

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Why should doctors ask teen if family has guns?

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why should doctors ask teen if family has guns? In pro gun regulation Illinois — where politicians would rather play gun control politics than fight the murderous street gangs — a young man was admitted to the hospital.Sam Insley, 16, of Oak Lawn, wasn’t admitted with a gun problem.Sam had a tonsil problem.”It was an […]

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Florida: Pasco officials move to restrict private sales

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Florida: Pasco officials move to restrict private sales A divided Pasco County Commission voted Tuesday to move forward with a proposal to require a three day waiting period and background checks for most firearm purchases at gun shows. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: Lawmakers take up Right-to-Carry in church bill

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Arkansas: Lawmakers take up Right-to-Carry in church bill Arkansas lawmakers are taking up a proposal to allow concealed handguns in church and a resolution encouraging government officials to not infringe on 2nd Amendment rights. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: Senate President Morse Steps On Dem Gun Control Message

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Colorado: Senate President Morse Steps On Dem Gun Control Message In an interview with CBS4last week, Senate President John Morse (D-Colo. Springs) proclaimed his belief that additional background checks and a ban on high capacity magazines would do little to limit gun violence, stepping on a key message coming from supporters of gun control in […]

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Do gun control laws control guns?

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Do gun control laws control guns?

Do gun control laws control guns? The gun control controversy is only the latest of many issues to be debated almost solely in terms of fixed preconceptions, with little or no examination of hard facts. Media discussions of gun control are dominated by two factors: the National Rifle Association and the Second Amendment. But the […]

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Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say One of President Obama's gun control proposals appears to have widespread support — universal background checks for gun purchases. Some experts on mental health and gun violence find problems with the current laws, and they say the system doesn't do a very good job of predicting and preventing […]

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2 suspects reportedly in custody after shooting at Lone Star College in Houston | Fox News

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

2 suspects reportedly in custody after shooting at Lone Star College in Houston | Fox News.

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Live Coverage: Three shot at Houston community college | kvue.com Austin

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Live Coverage: Three shot at Houston community college | kvue.com Austin.

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NRA Withdraws from Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show Due to Reed Exhibitions Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
NRA Withdraws from Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show Due to Reed Exhibitions Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles

NRA Withdraws from Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show Due to Reed Exhibitions Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles Due to Reed Exhibitions’ refusal to reconsider their decision to ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the February 2-10 Eastern Sports Show in Harrisburg, PA, the National Rifle Association has decided to withdraw from the show. View full […]

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Gun control: Ariz. legislators move to exempt state from federal laws

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gun control: Ariz. legislators move to exempt state from federal laws

Gun control: Ariz. legislators move to exempt state from federal laws PHOENIX — Gun control. It's the debate that is rippling across the country. While lawmakers in Washington try to hammer out what should be done, if anything, some Arizona lawmakers are saying "No thanks." Five state representatives — Steve Smith (R, District 11) , […]

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Connecticut: Make Plans to Attend Upcoming Public Hearings to Protect Your Second Amendment Rights

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut: Make Plans to Attend Upcoming Public Hearings to Protect Your Second Amendment Rights Since the Connecticut General Assembly convened its 2013 legislative session, anti-gun legislators have been aggressively pursuing arbitrary and unconstitutional legislation that would victimize law-abiding gun owners.  However, you have a chance to stand up for freedom and voice your opposition to […]

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Virginia: Legislative Committees Scheduled to Consider and Vote on Numerous Consequential Gun Bills This Week

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Legislative Committees Scheduled to Consider and Vote on Numerous Consequential Gun Bills This Week The Senate Courts of Justice Committee and the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee 1 will meet again this week to consider and vote on several bills of importance to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second […]

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