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  by Neetu Chandak Roommates searched room for guns after finding MAGA hat (Article Continues Below Advertisement) A Harvard University graduate student was asked to look for another apartment by her landlord after roommates intruded the student’s room and found guns. The roommates searched 24-year-old Leyla Pirnie’s drawers, closet and under the bed for the
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  by Hanna Bogorowski Dick’s Sporting Goods’ hunting and electronic departments have been lagging in recent months due to the company’s decision to stop selling assault-style guns as well as any guns or ammunition to customers under 21 years old, leading to a drop in company stock. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Dick’s, one of the country’s
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Posted by: Ben Garrison in Gun News, Political Cartoons November 20, 2018 Joe Biggs, a combat veteran pushed back against Congressman Eric Swalwell’s push to criminalize gun ownership by forcing them to take $1000 to turn them in or face criminal prosecution. “So basically @RepSwalwell wants a war. Because that’s what you would get.
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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 A federal court upheld a prior dismissal of a challenge to Texas’s campus carry law Thursday, providing individuals with a concealed carry permit the ability to carry a firearm on public university property. The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected to revive the lawsuit by three University of Texas at Austin
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  by Molly Prince A U.S. court ruled on Tuesday that an individual’s right to self-defense, guaranteed by the Second Amendment, extends to openly carrying a firearm outside the home. The ninth circuit court of appeals rejected the U.S. District Court in Hawaii’s claim that the right bear arms only applies to one’s residence, thereby reversing
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The Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association today filed a lawsuit against the City of Seattle and Mayor Jenny Durkan over adoption of a so-called “safe storage” requirement, claiming it violates Washington State’s 35-year-old preemption statute, and is therefore unenforceable. Also named as defendants are the Seattle Police Department and Chief Carmen Best. State law prohibits cities, towns and counties or other
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The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously to throw out a lawsuit challenging California’s law requiring new semi-automatic handguns to microstamp identifiers on shell casings when the gun is fired. The lawsuit, NSSF v. State of California, filed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, argues that the law should be overturned because the technology to implement
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  by Molly Prince Constitutional lawyer and New York Times best-selling author Mark Smith combats David Hogg’s rhetoric in his latest book, “#Duped,” which serves as a response to the newly-minted gun-control activist and Parkland graduate’s recently released book, “#NeverAgain.” Smith exposes the left’s celebration and exploitation of students in order to advance so-called common
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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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  by Molly Prince The National Rifle Association announced Thursday that it will challenge Oregon’s petition to ban assault weapons. Although Initiative Petition-43 has not yet been passed, the NRA released a press release disclosing the organization’s joint challenge with the Oregon Hunters Association. The petition was filed on March 22, 2018, by a Portland interfaith group,
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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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Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens, has called for “rational debate’ rather than politically motivated rhetoric” regarding the issue of gun control. “The murder of innocent children in our nation’s schools by mentally disturbed individuals cannot be tolerated. Nor should it become political campaign fodder. Yet that is exactly what is bound
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  by Will Racke Dick’s Sporting Goods no longer sells AR-15-style rifles at any of its stores, and soon its unsold inventory of the much-vilified firearms won’t be available anywhere else. Instead of returning them to their manufacturers, Dick’s will destroy its entire stock of unsold AR-15s, the company said Monday. “We are in
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