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1 hr ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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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Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County staff identifies best site for possible shooting range

Horry County staff members identified a nearly 1,200-acre tract off S.C. 90 as its top location for a shooting range if Horry County officials opt to open one.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Conway, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County staff identifies best site for possible shooting range

Horry County staff members identified a nearly 1,200-acre tract of land off S.C. 90 as its top location for a shooting range if Horry County officials opt to open one.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Education

The Washington Post

More guns, less crime? Not exactly.

Over the weekend, a federal judge struck down the District's ban on carrying handguns in public, the last such law in the country to fall as gun-rights advocates have been accumulating victories.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life, Self Defense, US Politics, US News

AmmoLand

Gun Owners of America's Erich Pratt Radio Interview July 24th 2014 KWEL ~ Video

We discuss the attacks on Larry Pratt by Congresswoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York , who wants Larry investigated because of his 2nd Amendment views.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat, US News

The Washington Post

Judge puts D.C. handgun ruling on hold

A federal judge on Tuesday put on hold his decision invalidating the District's long-standing ban on carrying handguns in public places.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News

ThinkProgress

Gripping New Ad Shows What Happens When You Mix Guns With Domestic Violence

A man with a piercing stare peers through the blinds and knocks. The woman inside calls 911, voice quivering.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Jeff Flake, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US House of Representatives

NewsBusters.org

Court Says 'Shoot It Out': Eugene Robinson's Twisted...

Everyone knows how safe the streets of Washington, DC are [where as of 2010 violent crime was three times the national average], and how DC criminals scrupulously respect the District's very restrictive gun-control laws.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Belleville News Democrat

Not all baseball gloves are alike

Why does a first baseman wear what looks to be a bigger or, at least, different looking glove than other fielders? -- T.N., of Cahokia Third base may be the "hot corner," but any baseball devotee can tell you it that it's often mighty steamy at first, too.

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Related Topix: Cahokia, IL, Joy, IL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Russia Taday

Gun manufacturer Beretta moves to Tennessee, blames Maryland's gun laws

Italian weapons manufacturer Beretta is high-tailing it out of its home state of Maryland for the greener, more gun-friendly pastures of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Maryland Government, Maryland

Breitbart.com

11th Circuit: Constitutional to Bar Doctors from Asking Patients About Firearm Ownership

On July 25 the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit "eliminated the injunction" against the enforcement of Florida's "gun gag" law, which restricts doctors from asking patients if they own a firearm unless asking is necessary to a patient's treatment.

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Related Topix: Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Governors, Rick Scott

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