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  1. Ted R. Bromund: Why Firearms Makers Are So Worried Even as The Second Amendment Is Stronger than EverRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Review Online

    At the SHOT Show, the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty looms and there are new state laws on the horizon. he SHOT Show - Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show - is the world's largest gun show.

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  2. 43 Philippine police killed by Muslim rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

    ... that one side should notify the other before they began an operation, he said, describing the incident as self defense. While the area where the fighting occurred was mostly under MILF control, he said, BIFF, which was also involved in the ...

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  3. Gruber on Punitive Impulse and the Bid to Repeal Stand Your GroundRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | CrimProf Blog

    Aya Gruber has posted Race to Incarcerate: Punitive Impulse and the Bid to Repeal Stand Your Ground on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Stand-your-ground laws have come to symbolize, especially for many in the center-to-left, the intense racial injustice of the modern American criminal system.

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  4. Quilting in support for AlexanderRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: As supporters await Marissa Alexander's expected release, many have participated in a quilt that represents all those who have been victim to spousal abuse. POSSIBLE.

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  5. Women making up larger percentage of gun ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Pam Pinkley of Crystal Lake aims for the target Wednesday during a women's shooting group event at On Target Range and Tactical Center in Crystal Lake. Ivy Sylvain of Elgin checks out her targets Wednesday while attending a women's shooting group at On Target Range and Tactical Center in Crystal Lake.

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  6. Prosecutors Won't Charge 80-Year-Old Man In Killing Of 'Pregnant' BurglarRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KRON 4

    An 80-year-old Long Beach man was justified in killing a burglar who falsely claimed she was pregnant and asked him not to shoot, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said in declining to charge him. Thomas Greer shot Andrea Miller twice as she tried to flee from his home July 22 after she and an accomplice assaulted and robbed him, a prosecutor said in a Dec. 5 report that was disclosed Monday.

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  7. 80-Year-Old Long Beach Man Won't Face Charges for Shooting Fleeing Intruder in the BackRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... review of the evidence presented makes it clear that Thomas Greer exercised his legal and legitimate right of self defense when he shot and killed Andrea Miller. No criminal liability arises from his actions," read the charge evaluation worksheet. ...

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  8. Prosecution takes aim at witness in Jodi Arias trialRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

    Jurors returned to Maricopa County Superior Court on Monday after a three-day weekend to hear continuing testimony in the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias. Jurors got Friday off after prosecutor Juan Martinez attacked testimony from a defense witness and claimed that Arias is a well-documented liar the previous day.

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  9. Grand jury rules exemplify the legal system's double-standardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Our system of justice is founded on the notion that an adversarial contest is ideal for ferreting out the truth, except when it comes to grand juries deciding whether to charge someone with a crime. Alaska has one of the most generous self-defense statutes in the country.

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  10. Even During the Six Days of 1967, War Was Hell and Context Was EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Commentary Magazine

    ... not only as an expression of free opinion in a democracy but also an effort to undermine the Jewish state's self defense. Censored Voices , which was shown at the prestigious Sundance Festival this past weekend, may be based on historical testimony, ...

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  11. Veterans and Top Shot Contestants To Teach TogetherRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    ... and under pressure. In turn, this training helps you make better choices, especially if you find yourself in a self defense situation." I also asked him, what learning curves he can help people along with his handgun courses. He told me, "People ...

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  12. Owner of dog shot at dog park speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    Jan. 26, 2015: No charges have been filed so far as the Harris County Sheriff's Office investigates the fatal shooting of a dog at a dog park. Syan Rhodes reports.

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  13. Man scheduled to be sentenced for Burlington slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Home

    A 43-year-old Fort Madison man is scheduled to be sentenced Monday after pleading guilty last month to voluntary manslaughter. Lenard "Ray" Polhans had made a deal with prosecutors who lowered the original charge of first-degree murder in exchange for Polhans' pleas to the manslaughter charge and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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  14. Free Self-Defense Class At Rick's GymRead the original story

    Sunday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Rick's Gym is hosting a free self-defense class from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The class, led by instructor Scott Johnson of Lee's Martial Arts, will focus on basic self-defense techniques for women and men.

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  15. The Minsk protocols have been blown to bits in MariupolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Day

    The Ukrainian military responded in force to the Donbas attack. Will the parliament match the soldiers' effort with its own? Getting to Mariupol, despite it being relatively quiet in the area on that day, was not easy.

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  16. Delvalles-Vincente found guilty of 1st degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    ... It happened on December 2013 in the 1000 block of East. The jury did not believe Delvalles-Vincente's claim of self defense in the shooting.

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  17. Party ends in violence, arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Star Press

    Party ends in violence, arrests A party ended with a stabbing, a beating, 7 arrests and 9 citations for underage drinking. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1JRnsUl Authorities said one teen was stabbed and another was beaten at the party, held late Saturday and early Sunday at 2307 S. Ebright St. Both of those youths were arrested after being treated at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

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  18. Jury chooses manslaughter over murder in 2013 stabbing in ReedsportRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    A man has been convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the 2013 stabbing of his former girlfriend's new boyfriend in a fight at Reedsport. The News-Review newspaper reports that a jury in Roseburg returned the verdict Friday against 34-year-old Michael Lee Corrie of Reedsport.

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  19. Video shows both Biekers firing at She's A Pistol suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KCTV5

    Community members gathered Thursday night for a candlelight vigil to show support to the family of a gun shop owner killed during an attempted armed robbery last week. Community members gathered Thursday night for a candlelight vigil to show support to the family of a gun shop owner killed during an attempted armed robbery last week.

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  20. Man scheduled to be sentenced for Burlington ...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    A 43-year-old Fort Madison man is scheduled to be sentenced Monday after pleading guilty last month to voluntary manslaughter. Lenard "Ray" Polhans had made a deal with prosecutors who lowered the original charge of first-degree murder in exchange for Polhans' pleas to the manslaughter charge and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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