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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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The executive vice president of the National Rifle Association made bizarre accusations against Oliver North, the president of the NRA, on Friday in a statement to the members of the board. The Washington Post obtained the letter from Wayne LaPierre. “Leaders in every walk of life must often choose,” LaPierre wrote in the message, “between
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Dick’s Sporting Goods took a loss of an estimated $150 million in sales last year after the company heavily restricted firearm purchases and began advocating anti-gun propaganda. The company made various policy changes after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 dead. It announced it would no longer sell modern sporting rifles or
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attacked gun manufacturers during a campaign event Monday, saying that opposition to universal background checks is rooted in a desire to sell weapons to dangerous people. Gillibrand ranted about the National Rifle Association before turning her wrath to gun manufacturers, who she says are standing in the way of common sense
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New Zealand’s prime minister set a timeline for her government to draft stricter gun laws but failed to make concrete proposals after a meeting with her cabinet following Friday’s deadly mosque shootings. “Within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism we will have announced reforms which will, I believe, make our community safer,” Prime
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County officials across four states have adopted “sanctuary jurisdiction” strategies to thwart gun-control laws, according to a Reuters story Monday. The Trump Administration’s tough stance on immigration led many cities across the country to pass resolutions resolving not to defend current U.S. Immigration Law. Anti-gun control organizers have started to use the same tactic.
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Oklahoma residents will be able to carry a concealed firearm without obtaining a permit after Nov. 1, according to the new law signed Wednesday by Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt. His first legislation signed into law, Stitt discussed its importance in a ceremony held Wednesday after a Senate vote. “As I traveled all over the
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One Alabama homeowner had just about enough. Her family’s truck already had been broken into, WALA-TV reported, and that prompted the purchase of surveillance cameras outside the residence in Semmes. Turns out the cameras came in handy Friday around 12:45 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up near the front door as the homeowner slept on
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A host of Republican congressional members gathered outside the Capitol Building on Tuesday to express opposition to a pair of anti-gun pieces of legislation that House Democrats are poised to bring to the floor for a vote. “They’re bills that [Democrats are] putting on the floor under the guise of saying that they’re going to
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Democratic lawmakers in Illinois have proposed a bill that would force gun buyers to reveal their social media accounts to police before purchasing a firearm. State Rep. Daniel Didech, one of the bill’s sponsors, told WBBM-TV that the bill’s purpose was meant to identify those who may have mental health issues before they’re approved to
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Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg ignored a simple question about gun control and background checks on CNN’s “New Day” Tuesday and refused to answer directly. Host Alisyn Camerota asked Hogg if universal background checks would have prevented the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and he failed to come up with a clear answer. “I think
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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 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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