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59 min ago | USA Today

Dueling gun ads: McConnell uses Obama to slam GrimesDueling gun ads:...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has framed his re-election bid as a race against President Obama. Now, one of the nation's hottest Senate races is also about Obama and guns.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

5 hrs ago | Guns and Ammo

Fact or Fiction: Push-Feed Rifles Won't Cycle Reliably Upside Down

For several years, controlled round feed rifles have been the standard for hunting dangerous game, and almost every article written on the subject makes reference to the widespread belief that CRF rifles are more reliable than their push-feed counterparts. CRF rifles like the Mauser 98 and the pre-'64 Winchester Model 70 offer full-length claw extractors that catch the base of the cartridge as it is removed from the magazine and holds the cartridge against the bolt face throughout the chambering, firing, extraction and ejection process.

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9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Leaders Of Smart Gun Mandate Movement Lose Primaries

Last week, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts held its primaries for the upcoming November election. While the outcomes of most of the races were anticipated, two of them did deliver landmark upsets.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Conservative Political News

13 hrs ago | Irregular Times

If The USA Can't Ban Guns, Why Ban Body Armor?

It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Mike Kelly, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

15 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

DNR urges deer hunters to donate venison to hungry

INDIANAPOLIS Indiana's conservation officers are urging the state's deer hunters to donate some of the venison they take in the upcoming hunting season to programs that help feed low-income families. The Department of Natural Resources says the Sportsmen's Benevolent Fund program provided nearly 270,000 high-protein venison meals to hungry families during the 2013-2014 deer season.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Venison, Meat

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Rabbis reject calls for 'gun control' by Jewish religious groups

Rejecting calls for more federal gun laws by the Rabbinical Council of America and the Orthodox Union, a dozen rabbis have issued a joint statement rebuking the position of those groups, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership announced Monday in a member alert and press release . "Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, Rabbi David Bendory, and ten other rabbis, together with the members of the Golani Club, a Jewish shooting organization based in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, affirm the importance of armed self-defense by Jews and all Americans," the release explained.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Ad watch: Giffords PAC hits Barber challenger on gun control

Americans for Responsible Solutions is a political action committee and gun-control organization founded by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly. Giffords, who used to hold the 2nd Congressional District seat that Republican candidate Martha McSally is seeking, was wounded by a gunman during a mass shooting at a constituent event in January 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Arizona

KATV Little Rock

Victim's family praying for girl in range accident

Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures. Crews attempted to get better access to two raging wildfires in California that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort that destroyed nearly two-dozen structures, officials said... A Utah doctor convicted of killing his wife was sentenced Monday to one to 15 years in prison in a separate sexual abuse case.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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