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2 hrs ago | Townhall

Anti-Gun Groups No Longer Fighting For Assault Weapons Bans | Matt Vespa

Alas, gun control groups seem to have moved away from so-called assault weapons bans for reasons pro-Second Amendment groups have espoused for months; they're ineffective and represent a very small fraction of firearm-related homicides. Shannon Watts of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America now calls such policy initiatives "nonstarters."


Related Topix: New York, NY

7 hrs ago | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Shooting ranges becoming as dangerous as American schools

A Connecticut man was placed on life support at Jersey Shore University Medical Center after he attempted suicide at the same New Jersey gun range where police said a 30-year-old Lakewood man died by shooting himself in the chest during the previous week. Police said they found the latest victim, a 36-year-old male from Stamford, Conn., at the Shore Shot Pistol Range on Airport Road at around 6 p.m. on Friday.


Related Topix: Lakewood, NJ, Neptune, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

14 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

State Attorney General praises Syracuse Gun Show for ensuring background checks on sales

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today toured the Syracuse Gun Show, one of the largest in the state, to highlight the success of the show and the Model Gun Show Protocols developed by the Attorney General's Office. These procedures, which gun show operators throughout the state have agreed to follow, ensure a background check is conducted on virtually every firearm sold at gun shows.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

18 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

It's time for an honest discussion about guns in America

The accidental death of a firearms instructor who was showing a 9-year-old girl how to fire an Uzi was tragic. And sadly, it unleashed many of the same old arguments over guns.


Sat Sep 13, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Wiregrass Women Are Learning About Self-Defense

The firearm safety course taught women how to properly carry a gun and shoot one. It lasted from 8 a.m. Saturday morning until noon.


Related Topix: Abbeville, AL

CBS Local

Protest Rally Against NM Police Shooting Contest

More than a dozen demonstrators stood outside a shooting range Saturday morning where Albuquerque is hosting a national police shooting contest. The group Albuquerque Justice held a rally for more than two hours in a parking lot across the street from the range after city officials declined to cancel the National Police Shooting Championships.


'Progressive'-influenced pediatrician wants pass on boundary violations for guns

A board-certified pediatrician writing for The Huffington Post is upset that she can't dispense anti-gun propaganda under the guise of medical advice in her home state of Florida. "Would you believe that as a pediatrician, it is against the law in my state to ask my patients if they have a gun in their home?" Kristie Rivers, MD, FAAP, complains about a law protecting patient privacy from ethical boundary violations .

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Privacy


Chris Christie and New Jersey's War on Women and the Second Amendment

I haven't devoted any time to the Ray Rice affair because celebrity spousal abuse doesn't interest me. What is interesting is this story and how it might affect the presidential ambitions of Chris Christie.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Atlantic City, NJ, Atlantic County, NJ

Alabama Live

Where in Alabama are residents most heavily armed? Concealed carry rates by county.

"I'll feel a whole lot safer when Elmore County is the number one gun carrying county in the state" - Elmore County Probate Judge John E. Enslen Billy Bice, and his wife Dolly, both have concealed carry permits. Each keeps a gun in every vehicle they own just in case they run across a rattlesnake or a criminal bent on doing them harm.


Related Topix: Alabama, Elmore County, AL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Washington County, AL

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

I am always amazed when I see an auto that still has an Obama-Biden sticker on it. Have they no shame? Roger Goodell seems to have forgotten that only Obama can lie to everyone in the country, get away with it and keep his job.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Utah gun accident shows danger of guns on campus

The folks at Westbrook Elementary School in Taylorsville can thank their lucky stars that, in their case, the farce came first. It is just a question of when and, in gun-happy Utah, where the tragedy will come.


Related Topix: Utah, Opinion

Onward State

UPUA Hears New Penn State Values, Talks Second Amendment At Meeting

Every Wednesday evening, I walk into 302 HUB and take a seat at the media table at the back of the room. UPUA Speaker John Wortman walks towards me shortly after, agendas in hand, passing me a freshly-printed packet as we near the assembly meeting's 8 p.m. start time.


Salt Lake Tribune

Utah lawmakers defend guns in schools

Despite an accidental shooting at a Taylorsville elementary school this week, state lawmakers defended their policy of allowing guns in schools. Utah law allows concealed weapon permit holders to go into virtually all public spaces in the state.


Related Topix: Utah

The Daily Caller

Missouri: Gun Owners Prevail In Veto Override Session

This week, Senate Bill 656 received final approval from the Missouri House of Representatives, and the veto by Governor Jay Nixon was overridden. Things started late Wednesday when the state Senate took up SB 656 during the veto override session and approved it by a 23 to 8 vote.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Education Etc., US News, Conservative Political News


Connecticut State Police and NSSF to Promote Firearm Safety at The Big E

At the Eastern States Exposition, Connecticut State Police and the National Shooting Sports Foundation will work cooperatively to encourage firearm owners to securely store their firearms when not in use to help prevent accidents, misuse and theft. Through NSSF's Project ChildSafe program, state police will distribute free gun locks, safety literature and child safety pledges, while supplies last.


WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Deer season starts with new rules

Deer hunters may face some adjustments when they head out into the woods this weekend. The archery season opens Saturday in Wisconsin.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Opposition to shooting range ramps up

All but one person who spoke about the future of the town shooting range in West Barnstable were opposed to its opening and a land swap deal with the state. The shooting range has been closed since December 2012 after town officials learned it would not be covered by insurance.


Related Topix: West-Barnstable, MA

Missouri veto override a victory for armed citizens, but ignites hypocrisy

Seattle liberals are unhappy about a Missouri law that sets a 72-hour waiting period on abortions, but they're not alarmed about a proposed doubling of the waiting period for handguns. When Missouri lawmakers last night overrode Democrat Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of legislation that will prohibit local governments from banning open carry, it was a victory for Show Me State gun owners, no matter how they choose to carry, but another override has Seattle liberals fuming, and reveals a moral double standard of monumental proportions.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors

The Daily Beast

In Utah, Teachers Can Carry Guns Into School and Not Tell Anyone

An elementary school teacher with a concealed-carry permit accidentally shot herself in the leg in the Utah school's bathroom Thursday morning, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Classes at Westbrook Elementary are proceeding, and a substitute has taken over the teacher's classroom while she receives medical treatment at a hospital.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Violent Crime


Panera Restaurants Asks Patrons to Leave Guns Behind

The most recent national restaurant chain to demand that customers refrain from carrying their legal firearms into their establishments is Panera Bread, a restaurant with 1,818 locations in 45 states. But is Panera ready to take responsibility for the murders its policy might cause? The stores known for bread baked fresh daily and gourmet sandwiches has bowed to the liberal, anti-gun group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America after it had " months of discussion " with the chain.


Related Topix: Panera Bread, Restaurant Management