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12 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Here Are The States Where Tons Of Americans Are Getting Gun Background Checks

Smith & Wesson just reduced its outlook for gun sales , largely due to falling demand for long guns like rifles and shotguns.


4 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Second Amendment Foundation Continues Thwarting Anti-Gun Laws

Second Amendment Foundation has written to 49 local Utah governments demanding they repeal various ordinances that violate a state law reserving almost all gun-regulation power to the state Legislature.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Bill and Melinda Gates donate $1 million to gun control campaign

Efforts to increase gun control received a major boost on Friday, when Bill and Melinda Gates donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility to be applied to a campaign called Initiative 594, or I-594.


Related Topix: US News

Crooks and Liars

Responsible Gun Instructor Shot And Killed By 9 Y.O. Girl With An Uzi

Maybe the kid's hands were greasy from the burgers and slipped? I guess we'll never know, but I'm sure it won't lead to any restrictions in the great state of Arizona about little kids shooting Uzis! This is America, dammit! KINGMAN, Ariz.


Related Topix: Kingman, AZ, Mohave County, AZ

KMPH-TV Fresno

Officials: Instructor accidentally killed by girl

An Arizona shooting instructor was accidentally shot and killed while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Lake Havasu City, AZ, Mohave County, AZ


Dear Shooting Ranges Let kids shoot for FREE.

I want to take a minute here and address one thing that I feel needs to be done that could greatly help facilitate the next generation getting into the shooting sports.


Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Cortese touts negotiation skills, seeks to improve economy, fight fraud

As a retired state trooper, former state police union board member and now a lawyer, David P. Cortese said his well-honed negotiation skills would help him be a productive legislator if he is elected to represent the 18th Worcester District in the House of Representatives.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan

Sys-Con Media

California Gun Waiting Period Laws Ruled Unconstitutional

The laws were challenged by , found that "the 10-day waiting periods of Penal Code [sections 26815 and 27540 ] violate the Second Amendment" as applied to members of certain classifications, like Silvester and Combs, and "burdens the Second Amendment rights of the Plaintiffs."


Related Topix: US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership & SAF a Positive Merger

JPFO has long been way out front in the gun rights fight with such efforts as their research leading to their publication of Lethal Laws, a documentation of the disarmament laws that led to all the many genocides of the 1900s.

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California wait period doesn't apply to gun owners

A federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers, ruling that it does not apply to those who already own firearms.


Related Topix: California, California Government


Bill Gates, wife, donate $1 million to gun control initiative

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife have donated $1 million to a Washington state campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales, bringing the total amount the campaign has brought in up to nearly $6 million.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Inside Bay Area

California lawmakers pass firearm safety, ammunition bills prompted by rampage near UCSB

The Senate unanimously passed SB505 by Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara.


Related Topix: California, Santa Barbara, CA, UC Santa Barbara

ABC2 Maryland

News21: Sherrifs refuse to enforce gun control

The national News21 Initiative brings together a select group of student journalists to produce a major national investigation into a topic of wide interest.


Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD

WPTV Local News

News21: Sherrifs refuse to enforce gun control

After the SAFE Act passed, many rural New York residents expressed discontent with the law, saying it was unconstitutional and unnecessary in that part of the state.


Lake Forester

Editorial: Concealed carry shows state's divide

When Illinois became the last state to pass laws permitting concealed firearms, both critics and proponents had pre-designed narratives about what the effects would be.


Related Topix: Illinois, Cook County, IL, Lake County, IL, Gurnee, IL, Opinion

Guns and Ammo

G&A Retrospective: Honoring Legendary Gunwriter Bob Milek

Many of today's shooting enthusiasts aren't familiar with one of the greatest gunwriters of all time, Bob Milek.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation

Guns in schools: The push to arm teachers

Kasey Hansen yelled "Stop! Drop your weapon! Don't shoot!", as she pointed her loaded handgun at a target's chest at a shooting range outside Salt Lake City.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Education Etc.

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Shooting-Range Builder Proves Best Performing Singapore Stock on Mideast

Starburst Holdings Ltd. , a Singaporean builder of shooting ranges, expects revenue to rise fivefold as Middle East defense spending surges following the Arab Spring uprisings.


Related Topix: Hosni Mubarak

Washington Times

Chicago crime rate drops as concealed carry gun permit applications surge

An 86-year-old Illinois man with a concealed carry permit fired his weapon at an armed robbery suspect fleeing police last month, stopping the man in his tracks and allowing the police to make an arrest.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

The Lebanon Daily News

PA Game Commission considers levying fees to ride trails

A sign marks the Horseshoe trail where it intersects with the Elder's Run Trail on Friday, August 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Kleinfeltersville, PA, Delmont, PA, Valley Forge, PA