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  • December 23, 2009

    Carmichel On The Nobel Prize-5

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    After yet another snub by the Nobel Prize committee, Outdoor Life’s Jim Carmichel gives the Norwegians both barrels.

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  • December 16, 2009

    Imprisoned Wisconsin Man Wins Appeal In Gun Case-5

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    Reporter Kevin Murphy writes in a Nov. 21 article in the Madison (Wisc.) Gazette of a 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling -- the same court responsible for the McDonald v. Chicago decision -- that actually upheld the Second Amendment.

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  • December 15, 2009

    Utah Legislators Embrace Firearms Freedom Act And Assert States' Rights-4

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    The federal government has no right to regulate guns made, sold and used within Utah, state lawmakers at a committee hearing decided on Nov. 25, according to a new story published inthe Salt Lake Tribune.

    The Legislature's Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Interim Committee advanced a bill that its sponsor, Sen. Margaret Dayton, R-Orem, calls the "Firearms Freedom Act." If upheld in federal courts -- a big if, considering past rulings on states' rights -- Utahns purchasing Utah-made guns would not face federal requirements such as background checks.

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  • December 14, 2009

    Tennessee Guns-In-Bars Law Struck Down-2

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    Tennessee's new law allowing people with handgun permits to be armed in bars and restaurants that serve alcohol is unconstitutionally vague, a judge ruled on Nov. 27. Chancellor Claudia Bonnyman said the law, enacted earlier this year over the veto of Gov. Phil Bredesen, is "fraught with ambiguity."

    She ruled after an hour of arguments in a lawsuit brought by a group of plaintiffs, many of them restaurant owners.

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  • December 12, 2009

    Holder Tells Senate Committee Justice Department Supports More 'Gun Control'-5

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    Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea in a Nov. 21 blog posted on examiner.com is among the first to note that Attorney General Eric Holder, "in unmistakably clear admissions before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Nov. 18 ... signaled strong administration support for additional 'gun control edicts."

    Citing a press release by the Law Enforcement Alliance of America, the only national law enforcement organization to oppose Holder's confirmation, Codrea writes that Holder proposes:

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  • December 10, 2009

    Financing The Fight For Gun Rights-3

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    Cleveland Gun Rights Examiner Daniel White in a Nov. 23 blog published on examiner.com writes that when it comes to winning hearts and minds, you can't beat them, but you can buy them.

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  • December 9, 2009

    Shoot Straight, Win $100,000-3

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    If you think you’re a crack shot (and what self-respecting sportsman doesn’t?) then you could turn your shooting skills into cold, hard cash. The History Channel is putting together a shooting competition with $100,000 on the line.

    According the news release, the producers of this show are, “looking for anyone with mind-blowing shooting skills and a big personality to take on exciting physical challenges with multiple guns and mystery projectile weapons.”

    More info here.

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  • December 8, 2009

    Documentary Video, Not Without a Fight, Offers The Gift Of Liberty-5

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    Put Max Lemus's recently released documentary video, Not Without a Fight, on your Christmas gift list. Not Without a Fight is the story of one young man’s journey to understand what the Second Amendment means. 

    Lemus, a native of Honduras, offers fresh insight in this Constitutional right. By his own admission, he was rather blasé about guns and gun control issues when he first came here, ut as he became aware of the struggle to retain this fundamental American right, he became more intrigued.

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  • December 7, 2009

    Hizzoner Dons Big Nanny Apron In Benevolent Blather To Free You The Bondage Of Freedom-7

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    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to lobby for an end to your Constitutional rights. Now he has a new partner, but the mantra is the same: Denying you your Second Amendment rights is, really, a benevolent act of preservation for poor souls overwhelmed with the responsibilities of freedom.

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  • December 3, 2009

    Legal Expert: McDonald Decision Expected To Build Upon Heller-6

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    With oral arguments before the Supreme Court scheduled to begin on March 2, 2010, the Cato Institite and the Heartland Institute are among the nation's most elite think tanks filing amicus briefs in support of the Second Amendment Foundation's and Illinois State Rifle Association's lawsuit contesting the Constititionality of the Chicago gun band.

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