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13 min ago | 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.


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

3 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

6 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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

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.


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


Single Mom Faces Mandatory Minimum Three Years In Prison For Apparent Inadvertent Gun Violation

Though her attorney has characterized it as " an honest mistake ," a single mother of two is facing at least three years in prison, without parole, for bringing a gun into New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Prison, Atlantic County, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

ABA Journal

Gun owners are looking to join prepaid legal defense plans

Ken Cuccinelli: "People don't want to lose their life savings just because they're exercising what's supposed to be a constitutional right."


Related Topix: Life, Self Defense


Smith & Wesson settles SEC charges over payments for firearm sales

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that employees and representatives made improper payments to foreign officials when trying to win contracts to supply firearms to military and law enforcement overseas.


Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Smith and Wesson, Law, Sporting Goods, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

Business Journal

Federal Appeals Court gives OK to Florida's 'docs vs. glocks' law

A federal appeals court has upheld the state's controversial "docs vs. glocks" bill, overturning an earlier court ruling that had blocked part of the law from being enforced.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Medicine

The Hartford Courant

After Legislative Defeat, Gun Owners Aim For Election Successes

Mobilizing For First Statewide Vote Since Historic Gun Control Bill EnactedFrustrated with politicians who enacted the post-Newtown gun restrictions, Second Amendment rights activists head to the polls this year determined to channel their anger into electoral success.


The Hartford Courant

After Legislative Defeat, Gun Owners Aim For Election Successes

Frustrated with politicians who enacted the post-Newtown gun restrictions, Second Amendment rights activists head to the polls this year determined to channel their anger into electoral success.


Related Topix: Newtown, CT, Southington, CT, Greenwich, CT, Sandy Hook, CT

The Washington Post

D.C. police are told not to enforce handgun ban

D.C. police were told Sunday not to arrest people for carrying handguns on the street in the wake of a judge's ruling that overturned the city's principal gun-control law.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, US Politics

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Judge rules Washington D.C. handgun ban is unconstitutional

Guns line the walls of the firearms reference collection at the Washington Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Washington in 2007.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Supreme Court

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Guns have no place at workplace

Sen. Richard Alloway is wrong! Guns do not belong at the workplace. The senator recently introduced an amendment that would prevent business owners from forbidding employees from storing their guns in their vehicles while at work.


Related Topix: Opinion

Washington Examiner

Strict anti-gun laws are costing blue states gunmakers' business

Beretta USA announced last week that it will relocate from Maryland to Tennessee , explaining that stringent gun laws supported by Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley would make it nearly impossible for the company to manufacture or sell many of its products in the Old Line State.


Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media, Bill Haslam, Accokeek, MD

Carrying guns openly can be deterrent to crime: Brett Pucillo, president of Ohio Carry

Criminals do not report to police departments every time they chose not to commit a crime because of openly carried firearms Guest columnist Brett Pucillo is founder and president of Ohio Carry , a firearm education and advocacy organization.


Related Topix: Ohio

Toledo Blade

Bill would stiffen background checks

A year ago, Sens. Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin struck a background-checks deal that appeared to offer the best chance for lawmakers to curb gun purchases by criminals and mentally ill people with a history of violence.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Pat Toomey, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Violent Crime

The Washington Post

Federal judge declares D.C. ban on carrying handguns in public unconstitutional

A federal judge has declared that one of the District's principal gun control laws is unconstitutional and ordered that its enforcement be halted.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, The Washington Post Company

Sat Jul 26, 2014


10 Things Americans Have Suddenly Stopped Buying

For a variety of reasons-including but not limited to increased health consciousness, the harried pace of modern-day life, and plain old shifting consumer preferences,-Americans have scaled back on purchases of many items, sometimes drastically so.


Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co.


Philly doctor Lee Silverman shoots murderer at 'gun-free' hospital.

So, here's the situation: guy with mental issues gets a gun and starts a rampage at a Philadelphia hospital.