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The California state Senate voted 28-8 Wednesday to exempt itself from the pointless gun-control laws that apply to the rest of the populace. Legislators apparently think that they are only worthy to carry for personal protection, and the “little people” must wait until the police arrive. This is just one of many bills Golden State politicians …

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A trial in Las Vegas resulting from the standoff three years ago between rancher Cliven Bundy and federal agents of the BLM over a dispute over land use fees has ended with one of Bundy’s supporters being sentenced to 68 years in federal prison. An Obama appointed federal judge sentenced the Phoenix man for his …

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Florida is home to one of the most out-spoken sheriffs in the nation and now Polk County sheriff, Grady Judd, is stirring the pot yet again. Sheriff Judd has issued a “Call to Arms” aimed at every person in the nation. The sheriff says not only do people have the right to be armed, they …

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Here it is, just days after the election and I am finally, barely able to construct sentences that are absent expletives. In California, there were a large number of propositions on the ballot this year.  Some were quite inconsequential, but some were extremely important and will affect the average citizen in their daily lives. Proposition …

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One of the most often repeated gun myths is that of the gun show loophole. Numerous candidates for political office – on state and national levels – have railed against gun shows, pledged to do away with the loophole and so on. However, as is usually the case, reality is a lot more complicated than …

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Support for allowing military personnel to carry firearms for self-protection following the terrorist attack upon military personnel in Chattanooga last week has been strongly declared by several presidential candidates, is building in Congress, and has already taken shape for National Guardsmen in several states. However, the same can’t be said for the usual and not-so-usual …

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Home defense is often cited by many as the reason they are considering a firearm purchase. Often suggested but I fear seldom understood is the shotgun. Like so many aspects in firearms as defensive alternatives, shotguns are shrouded by so many wives tales and misinformation. I believe a shotgun offers the shooter significant advantages that …

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The general stifling of academic freedom reared its ugly head again this week, as reports from NJ.com and News12 New Jersey detailed the story of a New Jersey high schooler who was suspended for his participation in a gun-related school assignment. According to the reports, Frank Harvey, a junior at Manville High School in Manville, N.J. …

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A Houston man with Texas license to carry thwarted an armed robbery at an AutoZone store. According to KHOU 11, three armed men entered the auto store Friday night demanding cash from the register. While parking his car in front of the store, the good Samaritan saw AutoZone employees being held at gunpoint. The customer …

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KOMO News in Seattle, Washington reports that a Mountlake Terrace Lake homeowner shot and critically wounded a man who was trying to get into his house through a window. The resident of the home called 911 to say he had shot the would-be intruder, who was dressed all in black. The wounded man was unresponsive and lying in …

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The Charlotte Observer reported recently that a Mineral Springs homeowner fatally shot a teenager, who is believed to have broken into the man’s home early Monday, the Union County Sheriff’s Office says. Investigators believe the shooting victim, age 17, and at least one other person had broken into the house on Happy Hollow Lane shortly before …

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In May 2000, Tim Kaine, then-mayor of Richmond, Va., used more than $6,000 in public funds to charter eight buses. The buses were used to transport city residents from Richmond to the anti-gun, and inaccurately named, Million Mom March in Washington, D.C. The Million Mom March was sponsored and organized by extremist gun control organization …

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Illinois, a state that already has some of the nations toughest gun laws, just enacted even more. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill last week that allows Illinois State Police (ISP) to deny an application or revoke a gun owner’s Firearm Owners Identification Card (FOID) if they have had an order of protection against them or no-contact order …

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The Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) recently conducted a study that examines the behavior of those applying for concealed carry permits and the rapid increase of CCW applications. According to the study’s findings, between 2009 and 2015 the number of concealed carry permits has increased to over 14.5 million, a 215% increase since 2007. When …

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