Articles Tagged with second amendment

Operation Jade Helm: Special Forces ‘Realistic Military Training’ In Seven Southwestern States Prompts Martial Law Fears

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Operation Jade Helm involves 1,2000 special forces team members being dropped into seven southwestern states as a part of realistic military training exercises. The domestic special ops training has become highly controversial. The special ops soldiers, some of the most elite fighting men in the world, will be ordered to “operate undetected” among the American… Read more »

Operation Choke Point Could Be Ending, Second Amendment Activists Rejoice

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Operation Choke Point is causing a partisan split in Congress and raising bottom line concerns for a plethora of small businesses across the country. Republican Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has proposed a budget amendment aimed at cutting off funding for the controversial program. The Senate Budge Committee adopted Crapo’s proposal late last week. Operation Choke… Read more »

ATF Claims AR-15 Ammo ‘Ban’ Was Just A Typo

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has apparently stepped back from what appeared to be a new regulatory policy to ban popular AR-15 ammunition – blaming the backlash on a simple “publishing mistake.” Last month ATF issued a new “framework”which would be used for deciding what types of ammo are intended “primarily for… Read more »

‘Patriots’ Open Carry AR-15 Into Mississippi Police Station [Video]

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Following the fatal shooting of a family’s pit bull, two open-carry activists went to a police station in Jackson, Mississippi, to file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. They recorded one of themselves on video walking into a police station openly carrying an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle. The fatal shooting of a 4-year-old pit bull… Read more »

Second Amendment Education Act Would Include Curriculum Written By The NRA

Second Amendment Education Act would teach about gun laws 3 weeks per year.

The Second Amendment Education Act is a response to zero-tolerance laws that have punished children for such gun-related references as breakfast-pastry-shapes and fictional stories about shooting dinosaurs. South Carolina legislator Alan Clemmons proposed that, to counter-balance such extremes, schools needed to ensure that children knew about the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. While most… Read more »

‘Guns': The Word And Handgun Images Now Banned In California

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Guns, the word, is now banned in California gun store displays. Firearms dealers in the state are no longer allowed to share either images of handguns or the word which describes them best — guns. A lawsuit brought by gun store owners maintain the law violates their First Amendment rights. The guns lawsuit was brought… Read more »

Open Carry Ban Overturned In Missouri

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Missouri just passed an open carry law banning any city or other municipal entity in the state from ever approving a statute which would ban such an expression of Second Amendment rights. Amendment 5 ensured that all Missouri gun laws as “unalienable.” The law was inspired, at least in part, by the city of Webster… Read more »

Gun Confiscation Just Became Legal In California

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Gun confiscation was just made possible via a new California gun control law. Second Amendment advocates are opposed to the measure which would allow residents to “ask” police officer to confiscate a legally owned gun by a close relative. Governor Jerry Brown signed the Gun Violence Restraining Order bill into law on Tuesday. All families… Read more »

Liam Neeson Speaks Out On Guns: His Opinion May Surprise You

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Actor Liam Neeson is no fan of the Second Amendment despite the content of many of his films. In the past decade or so, Neeson has arguably rebooted his career by starring in movies, such as the Taken franchise, that prominently feature lots of gunplay and hand-to-hand combat. Despite his action hero screen persona (and… Read more »

Concealed Carry: Crime Rate In Chicago Drops Once Permits Are Issued

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Concealed carry permits increase self-defense abilities and prompt crime rate drops, according to Second Amendment advocates. The violent crime rate in Chicago has dropped since such permits became legal to issue late last year. City officials credit “better police” work with the drop in violent crime and theft in the city. One significant important crime-deterring… Read more »

Texas Go Topless Day Is A Bare Breasts VS Second Amendment Fight

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Go Topless on August 24 has prompted many protests and events nationwide, but the Austin, Texas go topless march is less about gender discrimination and more about guns and the Second Amendment. Women in several Texas towns are planning on letting it all hang out in an effort to prove that breasts are less dangerous… Read more »

Open Carry Marches Should Be Stopped, Texas Democrat Says

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Open carry and gun rights marches “need to end” according to Texas Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee. Lee, the Representative from Houston, drew mocking comments earlier this year when she referenced the Constitution as being 400 years old. The gun control advocate stated at a weekend event that a gun rights group need not bother attempting… Read more »

Judge Rules AR-15s Not Protected By The Second Amendment

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A district judge ruled that AR-15s and other semi-automatic rifles are not protected by the Second Amendment. The strict gun laws, which went into effect in Maryland last year, were being legally questioned in U.S. District Court. Judge Catherine C. Blake released a 47-page ruling detailing her decision on the gun rights case yesterday afternoon…. Read more »

Rick Ross Begs People Not To Bring Guns to Wingstop

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Rapper Rick Ross has been going beyond the music industry and expanding his business ventures, buying up lots of Wingstop locations across the country. Ross is encouraging people to visit his restaurants, but under one condition: don’t bring a gun. Rick Ross spoke with The Huffington Post about his Wingstop locations and his opinions on… Read more »

Gun Rights Restored In Washington, D.C.

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Gun rights were restored to Washington, D.C. residents after an amendment passed by the House of Representative this week. The legislation would prohibit the District of Columbia from spending money to enforce local gun laws, effectively nullifying statutes. The bill also applied to fingerprint requirements and registration processing for gun owners. Kentucky Republican Representative Thomas… Read more »