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  1. Editorial: Vivek Murthy's opportunity to discuss gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    His nomination was held up after the National Rifle Association launched a campaign against him because he said that guns are a public health issue in the wake of the 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn. A Brigham and Women's Hospital internist and Harvard Medical School professor, Murthy, 37, is the first Indian-American surgeon general.

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  2. Mental Illness History Ruled on Appeal to Not Bar Gun OwnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    ... today. "If seriously applied, this ruling could mean invalidation or narrowing of laws banning felons from having guns and restricting guns in school zones," Winkler said. Wyn Hornbuckle, a U.S. Justice Department spokesman, didn't immediately ...

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  3. DP Buzz: Handgun salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... To receive DP Buzz questions, email mholtzclaw@dailypress.com with the subject "DP Buzz." Yes. Americans who kill with guns tend to use handguns, and the legislation would limit somewhat the re-sale and distribution of such guns. But most important, ...

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  4. Utah Gun Laws and How They Differ From Neighboring StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    Utah gun laws are among some of the most lenient in the nation. Neighboring states offer many of the same freedoms to their residents that Utah citizens receive, and some nearby states are even more gun-friendly.

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  5. Powerful voice in gun control fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    ... murder, dismisses the critics and says she will not sway until stricter federal laws make it more difficult to purchase guns. It's an issue that would not have prevented the Newtown shooting, but one she has adopted in its wake. Smegielski ...

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  6. Koch money and GOP access may discourage pairing amnesty with gun rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Claiming to be "a conservative on economic matters," billionaire David Koch told ABC News in a Sunday interview that he considers himself "a social liberal." "Koch, who supports abortion rights and gay marriage, said he isn't concerned with candidates he supports who don't share some of his views," the report noted.

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  7. Gun Nuts win another case :-(Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... or who has been committed to a mental institution" violates the Second Amendment. Yes, you read that right. Baring guns from people who have been deemed by the court to have mental problems, who have been forcibly committed due to mental health ...

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  8. Enjoy this fleeting whiff of congressional bipartisanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    ... vote approved Obama's choice for Surgeon General after the National Rifle Association opposed the nominee for calling guns a health issue. The bipartisanship led to the final week's most significant action, passage of the $1.1 trillion package to ...

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  9. COD Offers New Classes Promoting Responsible Gun OwnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    College of DuPage has added two new classes for the spring of 2015 designed to provide information and hands-on training aimed at responsible gun handling and ownership. "Since the Concealed Carry Act is now the law of the land, it is more important than ever to make sure that firearm owners are as well-trained as possible," said Associate Dean/Director of Homeland Security Tom Brady.

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  10. Arkansas Gun Laws: Quotes From Heated DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    Changes in Arkansas gun laws are leading to a debate about open carry in the state. A 2013 law, referred to as Act 746, changed the rules for the carrying of handguns, and while wording in the statute does not specifically allow open carry of a handgun, it does create a burden of proof that the carrier had the intent to commit a crime.

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  11. Sixth Circuit: Mental Health Gun Ban Is UnconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AmmoLand

    On December 18 2014, a three-judge panel of the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a ban on gun purchases for anyone who has been "adjudicated as a mental defective or has been committed to a mental institution" violated the Second Amendment rights of a Michigan man who was denied a gun purchase because of a mental institution commitment in 1986. According to The Wall Street Journal , 73-year-old Clifford Charles Taylor "recently attempted to buy a gun but was denied on the grounds that he had been committed by a court to a mental institution in 1986 after emotional problems associated with a divorce."

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  12. Merry Christmas - 28 Free Downloads From Gun DigestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Caller

    ... right brass, primer, powder, and bullets, and get a few tips on reloading along the way. When it comes to the value of guns, there are three factors that impact the final value. In this free download we'll cover all three, plus give you some ...

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  13. Federal Court Rules In Favor Of Gun Rights For Those Previously InstitutionalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Crooks and Liars

    ... by Judge Danny Boggs, Congress authorized a process permitting people like Tyler who are legally prohibited from owning guns to "appl[y] to the Attorney General for relief from the disabilities imposed by Federal laws." This program, however, is not ...

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  14. Gun Ban for Mentally Ill Struck Down as Too BroadRead the original story

    Friday | Courthouse News Service

    A federal law prohibiting anyone who has ever been committed to a mental institution from owning a firearm is unconstitutional, the 6th Circuit ruled. "The government's interest in keeping firearms out of the hands of the mentally ill is not sufficiently related to depriving the mentally healthy, who had a distant episode of commitment, of their constitutional rights," U.S. Circuit Judge Danny Boggs said, writing for the three-judge panel.

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  15. TX State Rifle Association Announces Support for 'Right to Hunt and Fish' LegislationRead the original story

    Friday | AmmoLand

    The Texas State Rifle Association urges all TSRA members along with other Texas sportsmen and women to support this important legislation in the coming session. TSRA will be working at the Capitol to keep the measure moving throughout the legislative process.

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  16. ARRAY(0x1e42b9c8)Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... happenings in the first place. Then comes the body count of all our citizens and fellow men, who have been killed by "Guns", usually at the hands of one nut case. Images of heartbroken relatives and friends, with the occasional passerby who may or ...

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  17. Classic Country Outdoors Host Calvin Pyle Hangs Up His Ear PhonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Xenia Daily Gazette

    Submitted photosBuckeye Firearms Association Sean Maloney , Linda Walker and Larry Moore presented Calvin Pyle with a plaque of thanks for his commitment to the Second Amendment, plus a proclamation from the Ohio House of Representatives. Submitted photosBuckeye Firearms Association Sean Maloney , Linda Walker and Larry Moore presented Calvin Pyle with a plaque of thanks for his commitment to the Second Amendment, plus a proclamation from the Ohio House of Representatives.

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  18. Exclusive: Favorite Holsters, Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | American Handgunner

    ... he Ultra Carry II Stainless, that's the holster in which it rides. One last thing: Got a question about concealed carry guns and holsters? Put them in the comments below and I'll see what I can do about getting some answers in followup articles.

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  19. Kane's stand on the NRA is the right oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pocono Record

    A blatant case of legislative pandering earlier this year to the National Rifle Association by Gov. Tom Corbett and the General Assembly could well prove a futile exercise after the state's chief law enforcement officer has declined to defend it in court. Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office on Friday said she won't represent the state in court defenses of the law.

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  20. Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Man Sent to Asylum in Gun CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    In a landmark decision, an appeals court has ruled that the federal law preventing a man from owning a gun because he was once committed to a mental institution was unconstitutional, The Wall Street Journal reported. A three-judge panel of the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati unanimously ruled that the federal ban on gun ownership for anyone who has been "adjudicated as a mental defective or who has been committed to a mental institution" violated the Second Amendment rights of Clifford Charles Tyler.

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