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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 »

Gun Control: Cleveland Law Would Strictly Limit Gun Buys And Create Registry

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Cleveland gun control laws will be perhaps the most strict in the United States if the city council approves Mayor Frank Jackson’s ordinance proposal. Cleveland recently celebrated the return of Lebron James and scored the Republican National Convention, a big economic boom to the northern Ohio town. But now the city is incurring backlash from… Read more »

College Students Sign Petition To Place Gun Owners In FEMA Camps

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Students at a California college recently signed a petition to support not only the repeal of Second Amendment rights but to place gun owners in FEMA camps and even execute those who possess firearms. Political activist Mark Dice was once again able to easily entice young Americans to trample on the rights guaranteed to them… Read more »

Shooters Grill: Gun-Toting Waitresses A Huge Hit In Rifle, Colorado

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Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado features waitresses packing guns – and customers love the idea. The restaurant is owned by Lauren and Jayson Boebert. The couple has always supported open carry rights and has readily invited patrons and staff to do the same. During an interview with The Blaze, Shooters Grill owner Lauren Boebert said… Read more »

Second Amendment Group Set To Sue Connecticut School Over Political Bias

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The Connecticut high school accused of political bias because of blocking conservative websites, is about to be sued by the Second Amendment Foundation. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, student Andrew Lampart found the alleged partisan research limits while working on a senior paper at Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury. The internet firewall utilized by… Read more »

Gun Control: Why Passing More Laws Will Not Stop Mass Shootings

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Passing more gun control laws will not prevent the tragic mass shootings and school shootings which have sadly become commonplace in America. The state of California and the city of Chicago have had some of the most stringent gun laws on the books for years, yet both continue to be home to mounting crime rates…. Read more »

Stop Trying To Make Fetch Happen On Gun Control, America

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Gun control is again a hot topic in American public spaces (namely social media) after the most recent deadly shooting — and quite soberingly yesterday, many were struggling to keep up with which random kill-fest was indeed the most recent. Over on Facebook, I shared a link about gun violence in America, a commenter commented,… Read more »

First Grader Could Get 1-Year Suspension For Turning In Toy Gun

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A first grader was suspended from school because he turned in a toy gun that he didn’t realize was in his backpack. Little Darin Samik left his regular school backpack in a friend’s car on Tuesday evening, so his mother grabbed another bag from his closet and used it as a substitute school book bag… Read more »

Joe The Plumber: ‘Guns Are Mostly For Hunting Down Politicians’

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Joe The Plumber is back — two days after penning an “open letter” to the grieving parents of the Isla Vista mass shooting victims, in which he told them that their “dead kids” were less important than his unfettered gun rights. This time, Joe The Plumber, whose real name is Samuel Wurzelbacher, has authored another… Read more »

Smart Gun Sales: Who Will Brave The Death Threats?

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A Maryland gun shop owner just became the second dealer since March to offer smart guns for sale then immediately reconsider after facing a violent backlash from gun-rights activists who fear their Second Amendment rights will be tarnished. Andy Raymond, owner of Engage Armament in Rockville, announced around the middle of the week that he… Read more »

New NRA Video Goes After Michael Bloomberg And ‘His Millions’

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A new NRA video taking on former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his deep pockets was unveiled during the National Rifle Association’s 2014 convention. Gun rights group CEO and Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre released the NRA commercial in the early afternoon and it soon after was on its way to going viral. Bloomberg’s gun… Read more »

Eric Holder Cancels Police Academy Graduation Speech After Protests Erupt

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Eric Holder canceled a police academy graduation speech after crowds of Oklahoma residents converged upon the facility in protest. Those assembled felt it was inappropriate for the US Attorney General to lecture the young cadets about enforcing the law. Oklahoma State Representative Mike Turner, who is running for Congress as a Republican, had this to… Read more »

Change the Constitution, Says Former Supreme Court Justice

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Change the Constitution. That’s what former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens advocates in his new book, Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution, which is being released today by Little, Brown and Co. according to an APreport. So, how many amendments is Justice Stevens proposing? The book outlines six specific amendments… Read more »

FBI Accused Of Visiting Gun Stores To Investigate Customers Talking About ‘Big Government’

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FBI counterterrorism agents are touring gun stores in search of customers talking about “big government,” according to a report published after a weapons customer’s alleged encounter. FBI agents at South Carolina gun shops are reportedly investigating individuals uttering such a phrase and making “suspicious purchases.” Report author Brandon Turbeville said an individual from Columbia, South… Read more »

US Post Office Is Buying Bullets, Lots And Lots Of Bullets

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The US Post Office is now counted among the federal agencies posting advertisement to purchase copious amounts of bullets. Some Second Amendment advocates are concerned about the large amounts of ammunition being purchased, according to a NewsMax report. The USPS posted a notice on its website requesting bids for various types of bullets. The notice… Read more »

Second Amendment: Arizona Approves Four Pro-Gun Laws

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Arizona lawmakers just gave approval for four “major” pro-guns laws in the state senate. The state house of representatives approved Second Amendment related bills which allow concealed carry permit holders to take their firearms into government buildings which do not have security measures. HB 22339, the gun bill which would allow concealed carry permit holders… Read more »