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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

NRA Wins Over Free Speech - Florida Doctors Silenced On Guns By Court

Once again, the First Amendment appears to be under attack by a court system whose duty it is to protect our constitutional rights.

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2 hrs ago | ABA Journal

NRA general counsel was once convicted of second-degree murder; conviction was overturned

The general counsel of the National Rifle Association was previously convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison in a 1963 slaying, but the conviction was overturned on appeal, according to a report by Mother Jones.

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4 hrs ago | Mother Jones

These Gun Owners Oppose the NRA's Efforts to Allow Stalkers and Abusers to Keep Their Weapons

On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding its first-ever hearing on domestic violence and guns, in light of several bills that aim to strengthen federal gun restrictions against abusers.

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5 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Mary Rose Wilcox Continues to Slam Opponent Ruben Gallego on His NRA Approval Rating

Campaign literature is filling mailboxes across the state as the August 26 primary election approaches.

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5 hrs ago | CNN

Domestic violence: The next front in gun control fight

An ad released by the Michael Bloomberg gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety shows a woman threatened by her "ex-" pointing a pistol at her after he'd broken into her home.

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7 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

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A federal appeals court has ruled that a law restricting doctors from talking about gun ownership with their patients is constitutional.

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11 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Why Does the NRA Endorses Sen. Lamar Alexander Despite His Pile of Anti-Gun Votes

The NRA is supporting moderate Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander in his primary against Tea Party challenger Joe Carr, despite Alexander's poor track record on gun issues in Congress.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Republic

OPINION: Letter: Original mission of NRA ideologically hijacked

Note: The statements, views, and opinions contained in this letter to the editor are those of the author and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions of The Republic.

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Examiner.com

Everytown 'gun violence against women' video makes great case for armed defense

A video posted Monday by Everytown for Gun Safety could easily have been produced by gun rights advocates if the scenario it exposes is thought through.

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Daily Kos

NRA opposes Rep. Robin Kelly's 'common sense' bill prohibiting marketing firearms to kids

The National Rifle Association and its allies are going out of its way to not only openly oppose Congresswoman Robin Kelly and "gun reform" agenda, but of late is attacking her on the introduction of H.R. 5093, the Children's Firearm Marketing Act.

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The Olympian

Jewish group calls on NRA lobbyist to resign over comments on gun control, Nazi Germany

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is calling on National Rifle Association's top state lobbyist Brian Judy to step down after comments he appeared to make last week at a gathering of opponents to Initiative 594's push to require background checks on gun sales.

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Forward

Seattle Jewish Group Calls For NRA Lobbyist To Quit Over Holocaust Quip

Jewish leaders in Washington state called on Tuesday for the resignation of a National Rifle Association lobbyist over comments in which he compared the push for stricter gun control regulations to the policies of Nazi Germany.

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Examiner.com

Does press ignore police on guns unless they support restrictions?

Breaking news late yesterday in Seattle and an editorial Sunday in Massachusetts just might reinforce the notion among gun rights activists that press bias on Second Amendment issues is thriving from one coast to the other.

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Gawker

The NRA's Top Attorney Was Convicted of Murder in 1964

According to recently unearthed court records, Bob Dowlut-who for 30 years has been the architect of the National Rifle Association's legal and cultural agenda-was sentenced to life in an Indiana prison for shooting a shopkeeper during a robbery before murdering a single mother with the same gun.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Local Friends of NRA dinner Friday at Elks

The annual Friends of NRA Butte/Glenn Counties dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the Chico Elks Lodge, 1705 Manzanita Ave. The local National Rifle Association affiliate is offering various dinner options and sponsor packages which include games, drawings, live and silent auctions and other activities.

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TheBlaze.com

Oh Canada: America's neighbor to the north becoming friendlier to gun owners?

TheBlaze Radio host SE Cupp took on the issue of gun rights and gun laws on her Saturday Cain and Cupp show - but she focused on Canada rather than the U.S. National Firearms Association Executive Vice President Blair Hagen joined the show to discuss the "Common Sense" Firearms Act being proposed now - which would relax some of the strict gun laws ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Switched

Gun Safety Group Pressures Key GOP Senators In Dramatic TV Ad

The gun safety group funded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will air a dramatic television ad in three key states and Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to pressure key Republican senators to support new gun restrictions for domestic abusers.

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Instapundit

Charles Cobb: This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed....

CHARLES COBB: This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed. "One of the important lessons I learned as a participant in the southern freedom movement of the 1960s shocks many of my liberal friends: Guns don't kill people; people kill people.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

NRA lobbyist likens Washington's gun initiative to Nazi Germany

In a startling charge delivered at an anti-Initiative 594 meeting last week at Silverdale, the National Rifle Association's chief state lobbyist likened Washington's campaign to close the gun show loophole to Nazi Germany.

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Switched

Republican Voters Break With NRA On Gun Ban For Stalkers

A new poll shows that Republican voters disagree with the NRA in its position against a gun ban for stalkers.

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