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1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

The Growing Diversity Of Gun Ownership

Last October, Pennsylvania resident Shaneen Allen was arrested in New Jersey after being pulled over for a minor traffic violation.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, US News, Conservative Political News

5 hrs ago | Mashable

Doctor: Asking Patients About Gun Ownership Is a Healthcare Issue

Dr. Herbert Smitherman, Jr. talks with patient Rev. Richard Wilson, left, at the Detroit Medical Center University Health Center in Detroit, on June 2, 2008.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Detroit Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

A murder-suicide in Chicago's financial district

An image of the scene of a murder-suicide at the Bank of America building in Chicago's downtown loop.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL

13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Public safety minister's statement on gun ownership "right" put to test

"To possess a firearm is a right, and it's a right that comes with responsibilities."

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Related Topix: Prison

13 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Second Amendment Foundation's Biggest Victory Yet

The city will now be forced to allow residents from D.C and other states to conceal carry firearms within its boundaries! Federal Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr ruled, "there is no longer any basis on which this Court can conclude that the District of Columbia's total ban on the public carrying of ready-to-use handguns outside the home is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

13 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Public safety minister's statement on gun ownership "right" put to test

Public safety minister Steven Blaney speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa, on May 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Prison

16 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Sturm Ruger shares suffer steepest dip in 5 months as gun sales wane

Sturm, Ruger & Co. shares fell the most in five months after reporting a drop in second-quarter earnings, missing analysts' estimates as demand for guns wane.

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Related Topix: Sturm Ruger , Sporting Goods, Newtown, CT, Southport, CT

20 hrs ago | Roll Call

D.C. Officials Plotting New Course to Keep Gun Control Intact

Though they won't yet say how far they are willing to take their fight, District of Columbia officials plan to do everything in their power to limit the carrying of handguns in the nation's capital, arguing that despite a court's ruling that paves the way for more permissive laws, Washington is a unique place with heightened security concerns.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WWLP

Gun bill would give chiefs FID card discretion

Massachusetts police chiefs would have the right to go to court to try to deny firearms identification cards needed to buy rifles or shotguns to individuals they feel are unsuitable under a compromise bill released by lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Quincy, MA

Business Journal

Triangle Shooting Academy breaks ground in Brier Creek

Bill Edwards, owner of North Raleigh Guns and the soon-to-be-opened Triangle Shooting Academy, pictured with black shirt and shovel, breaks ground at the shooting academy's new location in Brier Creek on July 30. Jeff Sullivan, co-owner of Sullivan Eastern Inc., is operating the earth digger machine.

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AmmoLand

Gabby Giffords: Guns Are Part of a War On Women

On July 30 2014, gun control proponent Gabby Giffords argued that guns are part of a war on women being waged by domestic abusers and that more gun control is needed now.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

WXOW-TV La Crosse

La Crosse Police offering free firearm safety kits

The La Crosse Police Department is partnering with the National Shooting Sports Foundation and the non-profit "Project ChildSafe" program to increase firearm awareness and safety.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Non-Profit

92.5 KISS FM

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier ordered her officers not to arrest anyone carrying handguns in public

Stephen Gutowski said he was excited to exercise his rights for the first time since he moved to the D.C. area five years ago - so he grabbed his pistol and headed to the National Mall.

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Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks, Columbia, SC, Violent Crime

AmmoLand

Senate Democrats to Hold More Hearings on Gun Control

"More people are carrying concealed in this country, and yet the gun homicide rate has been dropping precipitously.

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Related Topix: Darby, PA, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Senator Mark Udall

The Daily Beast

Doctors Have the Right to Ask About GunsBy Russell Saunders

A Florida law will prevent doctors from advising their patients on gun safety, even though research show physicians counsel on the matter keeps kids safer.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pediatrics, Medicine, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Education Week

Oklahoma lawmakers to study guns on campus

Several Oklahoma legislators said they want college students and faculty to be able to carry guns on campuses, but officials at Oklahoma's two largest schools disagree.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Concealed carry shooting reignites debate

An 86-year-old man who attempted to help police foil an armed robbery at a Crestwood phone store by firing at the fleeing suspect may not have broken the law, but firearms trainers say he ignored a basic rule of carrying a gun in public: Don't try to be a hero.

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Related Topix: Crestwood, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cook County, IL

Townhall

Federal Judge Raps DC Government In Gun Control Case

Alexander Herzen, an 18th century writer from Russia, once quipped, "There is nothing in the world more stubborn than a corpse: you can hit it, you can knock it to pieces, but you cannot convince it."

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Related Topix: Opinion

WDJT

Candidate for Congress renews push for stricter gun control

August 5th will mark the 2-year anniversary of the mass shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin and now Amardeep Kaleka, whose father died in the shooting, is renewing his push for stricter gun control as he ramps up his campaign for congress.

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KUOW-FM Seattle

Can You Remember When The Second Amendment Was A Non-Issue?

Ross Reynolds talks to Michael Waldman about his new book "The Second Amendment: A Biography."

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