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It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.
3 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net
INDIANAPOLIS Indiana's conservation officers are urging the state's deer hunters to donate some of the venison they take in the upcoming hunting season to programs that help feed low-income families. The Department of Natural Resources says the Sportsmen's Benevolent Fund program provided nearly 270,000 high-protein venison meals to hungry families during the 2013-2014 deer season.
Americans for Responsible Solutions is a political action committee and gun-control organization founded by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly. Giffords, who used to hold the 2nd Congressional District seat that Republican candidate Martha McSally is seeking, was wounded by a gunman during a mass shooting at a constituent event in January 2011.
Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures. Crews attempted to get better access to two raging wildfires in California that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort that destroyed nearly two-dozen structures, officials said... A Utah doctor convicted of killing his wife was sentenced Monday to one to 15 years in prison in a separate sexual abuse case.
There is a major battle under way in Washington State that has serious implications for the rest of the country. The battle is between two competing ballot initiatives; one, I-591, to limit background checks in the state to federal standards, and the other, I-594, to require all firearm transfer in the state - with a few narrow exceptions - to go through a federally licensed firearm dealer for a NICS check.
Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop shooting range in White Hills, Arizona near the Nevada border, on August 25, 2014, in this still image taken from video courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office. - The children of an Arizona gun range instructor who was fatally shot by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi submachine gun are encouraging the child to find peace and say they hope one day to give her a hug.
I'm sure she would have never accidentally shot a student. After all, she's a teacher and a responsible gun owner! The 6th-grade teacher, Michelle Ferguson-Montgomery, was in a faculty restroom at Westbrook Elementary School on Thursday morning when her handgun went off, said Ben Horsley, spokesman of Granite School District.
Gun Owners of America submitted a vital amicus brief in Heller v. DC on Tuesday - in a case that is otherwise known as Heller III.
CeaseFire's Ralph Fascitelli was scolded for using a figure about background checks that the Washington Post and a Reno newspaper say is bogus. CeaseFire's Ralph Fascitelli was scolded for using a figure about background checks that the Washington Post and a Reno newspaper say is bogus.
On Sunday, Mike Dickinson , the liberal Democrat who once sought the House seat formerly held by Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., offered a $100,000 reward for nude photos of Ashton Campbell, also known as Miss Arkansas . The reason he made the offer is that Campbell expressed support for the Second Amendment during Sunday night's Miss America Pageant.
If you want a reminder of how little some things change in American politics, look no further than the modern discussion about gun control. On this day, Sept.
This Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by the Green-Wood Historic Fund shows a wooden horse from an amusment park carousel built by William Mangels in an exhibit of his creations at the the Green-Wood Cemetery, where he is buried, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
Chicago Liberals have decided to do what they do best: kill businesses and ban firearms simultaneously. The new gun laws proposed by the city of Chicago are being described as the "smartest in the Nation."
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."
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:49 am
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