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  • July 31, 2009

    Buy A Truck, Get A Gun-14

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    More bang for your truck? That’s the gist of the incentive that one automobile dealer in Kansas has adopted to lure potential buyers onto his lot.

    For the month of August, Mark Muller, owner of Max Motors in Butler, Kansas, is offering an AK-style rifle to anyone who buys a truck.

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  • July 31, 2009

    Foreign law shouldn't impact American gun-owners-5

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    Washington examiner.com writer Ken Klukowski says the recent appointment of Harold Koh to be State Department legal advisor should not only have gun owners concerned, but alarm American who want to retain the nation's sovereignty. 

    Koh, recently the dean of Yale Law School, now becomes the top U.S. authority on international law, and the top advisor to the president and secretary of state about America's obligations and treaty commitments with the United Nations and other countries.

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  • July 30, 2009

    Senate panel backs Sotomayor nomination-3

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    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to send Judge Sonya Sotomayor's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate, moving her one step closer to becoming the first Hispanic on the highest court in the land.

    The 13-6 vote was mostly along party lines. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina was the lone Republican to support Sotomayor, voting with all 12 Democrats to push President Obama's first Supreme Court nominee forward. 

    The full Senate is expected to vote on Sotomayor's nomination next week, and confirmation is virtually certain. 

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  • July 29, 2009

    Defeat of Thune amendment runs afoul of Constitution-5

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    Alan Gura, lead counsel for the respondent in District of Columbia v. Heller, is spearheading a challenge to the constitutionality of policies that deny law-abiding individuals gun carry permits in California. (Sykes v. McGinness, U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern Dist. of Calif. No. 09 01235)

    Last week, after the Senate failed to approve Sen. John Thune's proposal to require all states to recognize concealed carry permits from all other states, Gura offered his insights into the vote.

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  • July 22, 2009

    Bloomberg.com 'report and small arms survey' masks anti-gun agenda-7

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    David Codrea in examiner.com rips a recent "report" and "survey" published on Bloomberg.com for blatant errors in fact that belie a bias that, essentially, says many anti-gun zealots haven't a clue what they are talking about when it comes to firearms and, sadly, when it comes to living in a Democray with a Constitution.

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  • July 21, 2009

    Bill introduced in U.S. House to expand CCW reciprocity-5

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    United States House Bill 197, which is in committee, aims to set reciprocity for concealed carry permits across all 50 states in much the same manner as driver’s licenses are recognized throughout the entire country. CCW permit laws vary widely from state to state, and not all states honor permits unless they are issued from within their jurisdiction. 

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  • July 20, 2009

    Legacy of Gun Control-2

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    Film exposes racist, condescending history of gun control laws.

    AmmoLand.com is imploring all gun owners to see a film called "No Guns for Negroes." 

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  • July 18, 2009

    State Roundup-3

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    NRA: Omaha law requiring fingerprints before legal gun sale is illegal

    The National Rifle Association has shot back at a new Omaha law that requires anyone selling a gun to get fingerprinted.

    The NRA sent a letter to city council members in which the association said the law is an attack on law-abiding gun owners. But city officials said the law, which narrowly passed in a 4-3 vote, will help reduce crime.

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  • July 17, 2009

    Daley's armed bodyguard proves mayor's hypocrisy-5

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    David Codrea writes in examiner.com that there's a lot of hypocrisy in the Windy City, where your Constitutional right to protect yourself is in danger but, rest assured, Chicago's elite don't have that same fear.

    "You would be hard pressed to find a more anti-gun politician than Chicago Mayor Richard Daley," Codrea writes. "Which makes the headline from a Second Amendment Foundation press release an interesting example of 'Do as I say, not as I do' elitism: Daley's bodyguard catches killer."

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  • July 16, 2009

    Sotomayor Hearings-2

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    Jim Geraghty in National Review knifes through the smokescreen created by Sonia Sotomayor's "wise Latina" brouhaha to ask one truly, crystal clear question: Who is this woman?

    "If you knew absolutely nothing about Sonia Sotomayor before Tuesday’s confirmation hearing and judged her entirely on her answers, you could easily come to the conclusion that she had been nominated by Pres. George W. Bush and was likely to sail through confirmation with the strong support of conservatives in the legal community," he writes.

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