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1 hr ago | AmmoLand

Billionaires Buying Away Your Rights, Will Washington State Residents Sell Out?

There is a major battle under way in Washington State that has serious implications for the rest of the country. The battle is between two competing ballot initiatives; one, I-591, to limit background checks in the state to federal standards, and the other, I-594, to require all firearm transfer in the state - with a few narrow exceptions - to go through a federally licensed firearm dealer for a NICS check.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Criminal Defense Law, Law

3 hrs ago | Reuters

Children of gun instructor killed by Arizona girl wish her peace

Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop shooting range in White Hills, Arizona near the Nevada border, on August 25, 2014, in this still image taken from video courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office. - The children of an Arizona gun range instructor who was fatally shot by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi submachine gun are encouraging the child to find peace and say they hope one day to give her a hug.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

3 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Teacher Who's A Responsible Gun Owner Accidentally Shoots The Toilet In School Restroom

I'm sure she would have never accidentally shot a student. After all, she's a teacher and a responsible gun owner! The 6th-grade teacher, Michelle Ferguson-Montgomery, was in a faculty restroom at Westbrook Elementary School on Thursday morning when her handgun went off, said Ben Horsley, spokesman of Granite School District.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Violent Crime, Austin, TX

3 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Gun Owners of America Defending the Second Amendment in Court

Gun Owners of America submitted a vital amicus brief in Heller v. DC on Tuesday - in a case that is otherwise known as Heller III.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Forty-percenters' get drubbing, again, this time in Nevada

CeaseFire's Ralph Fascitelli was scolded for using a figure about background checks that the Washington Post and a Reno newspaper say is bogus. CeaseFire's Ralph Fascitelli was scolded for using a figure about background checks that the Washington Post and a Reno newspaper say is bogus.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Nevada Government, Washington Post, Publishing

11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Va. Democrat offers $100K reward for nude photos of Miss Arkansas

On Sunday, Mike Dickinson , the liberal Democrat who once sought the House seat formerly held by Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., offered a $100,000 reward for nude photos of Ashton Campbell, also known as Miss Arkansas . The reason he made the offer is that Campbell expressed support for the Second Amendment during Sunday night's Miss America Pageant.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

13 hrs ago | Time

How Little Has Changed on Gun Control Since 1967

If you want a reminder of how little some things change in American politics, look no further than the modern discussion about gun control. On this day, Sept.

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Related Topix: Newtown, CT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

17 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

This Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by the Green-Wood Historic Fund shows a wooden horse from an amusment park carousel built by William Mangels in an exhibit of his creations at the the Green-Wood Cemetery, where he is buried, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Brooklyn (Portland, OR), Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, New York, Coney Island, NY

17 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Inventor of amusement park rides is focus of exhibition at New York cemetery where he's buried

This Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by the Green-Wood Historic Fund shows a detail from an amusment park shooting range built by William Mangels in an exhibit of his creations at the the Green-Wood Cemetery, where he is buried, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Brooklyn (Portland, OR), Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Coney Island, NY

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Townhall

Chicago Liberals Outlaw the Firearm Industry

Chicago Liberals have decided to do what they do best: kill businesses and ban firearms simultaneously. The new gun laws proposed by the city of Chicago are being described as the "smartest in the Nation."

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Townhall

Anti-Gun Groups No Longer Fighting For Assault Weapons Bans | Matt Vespa

Alas, gun control groups seem to have moved away from so-called assault weapons bans for reasons pro-Second Amendment groups have espoused for months; they're ineffective and represent a very small fraction of firearm-related homicides. Shannon Watts of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America now calls such policy initiatives "nonstarters."

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Related Topix: New York, NY

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Shooting ranges becoming as dangerous as American schools

A Connecticut man was placed on life support at Jersey Shore University Medical Center after he attempted suicide at the same New Jersey gun range where police said a 30-year-old Lakewood man died by shooting himself in the chest during the previous week. Police said they found the latest victim, a 36-year-old male from Stamford, Conn., at the Shore Shot Pistol Range on Airport Road at around 6 p.m. on Friday.

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Related Topix: Lakewood, NJ, Neptune, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

The Post-Standard

State Attorney General praises Syracuse Gun Show for ensuring background checks on sales

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today toured the Syracuse Gun Show, one of the largest in the state, to highlight the success of the show and the Model Gun Show Protocols developed by the Attorney General's Office. These procedures, which gun show operators throughout the state have agreed to follow, ensure a background check is conducted on virtually every firearm sold at gun shows.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Las Vegas Sun

It's time for an honest discussion about guns in America

The accidental death of a firearms instructor who was showing a 9-year-old girl how to fire an Uzi was tragic. And sadly, it unleashed many of the same old arguments over guns.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Wiregrass Women Are Learning About Self-Defense

The firearm safety course taught women how to properly carry a gun and shoot one. It lasted from 8 a.m. Saturday morning until noon.

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Related Topix: Abbeville, AL

CBS Local

Protest Rally Against NM Police Shooting Contest

More than a dozen demonstrators stood outside a shooting range Saturday morning where Albuquerque is hosting a national police shooting contest. The group Albuquerque Justice held a rally for more than two hours in a parking lot across the street from the range after city officials declined to cancel the National Police Shooting Championships.

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Examiner.com

'Progressive'-influenced pediatrician wants pass on boundary violations for guns

A board-certified pediatrician writing for The Huffington Post is upset that she can't dispense anti-gun propaganda under the guise of medical advice in her home state of Florida. "Would you believe that as a pediatrician, it is against the law in my state to ask my patients if they have a gun in their home?" Kristie Rivers, MD, FAAP, complains about a law protecting patient privacy from ethical boundary violations .

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Privacy

RedState

Chris Christie and New Jersey's War on Women and the Second Amendment

I haven't devoted any time to the Ray Rice affair because celebrity spousal abuse doesn't interest me. What is interesting is this story and how it might affect the presidential ambitions of Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Atlantic City, NJ, Atlantic County, NJ

Alabama Live

Where in Alabama are residents most heavily armed? Concealed carry rates by county.

"I'll feel a whole lot safer when Elmore County is the number one gun carrying county in the state" - Elmore County Probate Judge John E. Enslen Billy Bice, and his wife Dolly, both have concealed carry permits. Each keeps a gun in every vehicle they own just in case they run across a rattlesnake or a criminal bent on doing them harm.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Elmore County, AL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Washington County, AL

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

I am always amazed when I see an auto that still has an Obama-Biden sticker on it. Have they no shame? Roger Goodell seems to have forgotten that only Obama can lie to everyone in the country, get away with it and keep his job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

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