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  • April 27, 2009

    Carter Wants Your Guns-13

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    Ever since Obama took office the New York Times has been engaging in a full-court press on its op-ed pages to get some new type of gun control legislation passed. 

     

    In today’s paper they have former president Jimmy Carter calling for an “assault weapons” ban. Curiously absent from Carter’s column are any statistics connecting assault weapons to gun deaths in general—for the simple reason that they are only used in a miniscule number crimes in this country. 

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  • April 17, 2009

    C’mon down to Florida’s Clay County for ‘2nd Amendment Day’-2

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    April 25 is “2nd Amendment Day” in Orange Park, Fla., an event the Clay County Republican Party hopes will be an annual tradition.

     

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  • April 16, 2009

    Massachusetts panel OKs bill to ban machine guns for children under 16-2

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    Responding to the “tragic” death (Is there any other type of death? Never trust a reporter who repeats TV ‘news’ clichés! Where's the editing?) of an 8-year-old Connecticut boy at a Massachusetts gun club, a Massachusetts legislative committee voted on March 31 on a measure designed to keep machine guns out of the hands of anyone under 16.

     

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  • April 15, 2009

    Barney Fife is alive and well in Beloit, WI-8

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    Since Jan. 1, nearly 50 guns have been stolen in Beloit, Wisc., and police are busy trying to track down where many of them are and who took them. But investigators have a message for gun owners: take responsibility for your weapons.

     

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  • April 14, 2009

    Myth of 90 percent: Only small fraction of guns in Mexico come from U.S.-5

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    You've heard this shocking "fact" before -- on TV and radio, in newspapers, on the Internet and from the highest politicians in the land: 90 percent of the weapons used to commit crimes in Mexico come from the United States.

     

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  • April 12, 2009

    SAF sues Holder over gun rights of non-resident American citizens-1

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    The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against Attorney General Eric Holder, seeking an injunction against enforcement of a federal law that makes it impossible for American citizens who reside outside the United States to purchase firearms while they are in this country.

     

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  • April 10, 2009

    The Tennessee waffle waltz-3

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    Tennessee House Joint Resolution 149 passed out of the Conservation and Environment Committee this week, and continues its journey to the House floor. The constitutional amendment, which gives Tennesseans the right to hunt and fish, will now face the Budget Subcommittee. If it passes this General Assembly with a 2/3 majority vote, it will appear on the ballot in 2010 in a voter referendum.

     

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  • April 8, 2009

    SAF sues Holder over gun rights of non-resident American citizens-1

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    The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against Attorney General Eric Holder, seeking an injunction against enforcement of a federal law that makes it impossible for American citizens who reside outside the United States to purchase firearms while they are in this country.

     

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  • April 8, 2009

    Pennsylvania court: 2nd Amendment defense no excuse for self-defense-12

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    A Pennsylvania man will face reckless endangerment charges in a trial after a Lancaster County judge upheld an ordinance against discharging firearms in Lancaster city.

     

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  • April 3, 2009

    Gun Sales Keep Soaring-7

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    Firearm sales continued to surge across the country for the fifth straight month, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, extending a trend that began after the November elections. The increase also follows recent comments by several high-profile members of the Obama administration about re-imposing permanently and expanding the ban on modern sporting rifles.

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