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Viewers of the progressive cable news network MSNBC were stunned to hear a justification for 2nd Amendment gun rights after violence broke out in Venezuela by the government against their unarmed citizenry. MSNBC news anchor Andrea Mitchell was speaking to their correspondent Kerry Sanders when he made what sounded like a common gun rights argument.
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New York state Attorney General Letitia James announced Saturday that her office has initiated an investigation into the National Rifle Association’s finances. The announcement came amid internal strife at the NRA, which led to the departure of NRA president Oliver North during the organization’s annual convention this weekend. What are the details? In a statement,
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was sharply rebuked Saturday for quickly politicizing the tragic shooting at Chabad of Poway synagogue in California, which resulted in one death and three wounded. What did she do? Just hours after the shooting, Ocasio-Cortez used the shooting to push for HR 8, gun control legislation passed by the Democrat-controlled House
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Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts led the charge for gun control during Monday’s CNN Town Hall events, both calling for universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons. They appeared along with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg in a series
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Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on a gun control platform, was widely denounced Friday after attacking conservative commentator Dana Loesch with what was characterized as an incredibly sexist message. What happened? The incident began after Loesch on Tuesday noted that Swalwell has dodged questions regarding previous statements
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Dick’s Sporting Goods ended sales of “assault-style” rifles after the mass killing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a year ago — and now the retailer will remove all guns and some hunting gear from 125 of its stores, the Wall Street Journal reported. The move comes amid shrinking sales for the
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The Walmart-owned British supermarket chain Asda is going to stop selling single kitchen knives following a spate of stabbings in the country. Asda, one of the Big Four supermarket chains in the United Kingdom, said in a statement that “the decision to stop selling these items comes in response to rising concerns about knife crime
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Five people were tragically murdered when a man opened fire inside a manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday. Almost immediately after news of the mass shooting spread, Democrats and gun control advocates — before many of the basic details were reported, yet alone known — used the tragedy to bolster the gun control narrative.
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Democrats Florida Rep. Ted Deutch and New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez plan to reintroduce a high-capacity gun magazine ban Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the Parkland shooting Thursday. The legislation, which would ban any magazine that exceeds 10 rounds of ammunition, has been dubbed the “Keep Americans Safe Act,” reported CNN. 2020 Democratic presidential
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Twenty-nine sheriffs in New Mexico oppose new gun law proposals under consideration by the state legislature, KOAT-TV reports. What are they saying? “You’re just taking guns out of law-abiding citizen’s hands,” Lea County Sheriff Corey Helton told the TV station. “This is not going to affect the criminals out there. They’re going to be able
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Voters in Washington state overwhelmingly passed a ballot initiative dubbed I-1639 in November, imposing a number of new gun control measures. However, law enforcement officials representing districts opposed to the sweeping regulations say the restrictions are unconstitutional and are therefore refusing to enforce them. What are the details? According to the Seattle Times, I-1639 passed
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Democrats will act quickly to bring “commonsense” gun control reforms to the table, Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi promised in a statement. “The new Democratic majority will act boldly and decisively to pass commonsense, life-saving background checks that are overwhelmingly supported by the American people,” Pelosi said, Politico reported Monday. With Pelosi’s support, Democrats have
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  by Hanna Bogorowski The gun control group founded by former New York City mayor and potential 2020 Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg is launching a $5 million digital ad campaign targeting 15 key House races, specifically ones with incumbent Republicans. Everytown for Gun Safety, continuing its heavy multi-million dollar midterm spending, is placing $5 million
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  by Molly Prince An investor confronted the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods on Wednesday at the annual shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, blasting the retailer’s recent anti-gun advocacy. David Almasi, a vice president at the National Center for Public Policy Research, attended the meeting representing the think tank’s Free Enterprise Project, according to Fox
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A maker of popular finance and tax preparation software recently made changes that negatively impacted firearms consumers and gun-related businesses. Several gun-related businesses were suddenly — and without warning — disrupted in recent weeks when Intuit stopped processing credit card payments because sales were gun-related, The Post has learned. Some of the payments stopped
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Dick’s Sporting Goods enacted a multitude of anti-gun policies including the hiring of several anti-gun lobbyists and those moves have caused several in the gun and hunting industry to cut ties and/or distance themselves from the troubled retailer. Last week, Springfield Armory cut ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods and because Dick’s owns the Field
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Springfield Armory, a major manufacturer of handguns and rifles, announced on Thursday that it was severing all ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods following reports that the retailer had retained three lobbyists to push Congress to restrict the Second Amendment. Dick’s Sporting Goods has now fully-abandoned hunters, firearms enthusiasts, competitive shooters and anyone else fond of their Second Amendment
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Nearly 40 people were shot during the first three days of this week in gun-controlled Chicago. The wounded included a 15-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl, while the deceased included a 21-year-old mother. The Chicago Tribune reports that twelve people, including the 4-year-old girl, were shot during one 12-hour period stretching from “Tuesday through early Wednesday.”
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