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Nevada murder trial is latest to test interpretations of ‘stand your ground’ laws across US

Scott Sonner for the Associated Press reports: The idea that a person’s home is their castle and they have the right to kill trespassers has been widely accepted in the U.S. for more than a century. But that broad legal premise has been put to the... Read More
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U.S. Army Raising “Concerns” Over CMP Transfers

U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-Alabama) made headlines recently when he introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1735). The amendment allows for the transfer of surplus 1911A1 handguns to the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) for sale to the general public.... Read More
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With little recourse in gun-friendly Va., Arlington resists store opening

Patricia Sullivan for the Washington Post reports: Neighborhood e-mail lists in Arlington County have been burning up for the past week over news that an empty storefront where a weight-reduction salon once stood will open for business selling handguns, rifles, ammunition and gear. Residents of... Read More
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VIDEO: Legally-armed Atlanta man holds carjacker at gunpoint until police arrive

Mr. Hashim Fannin of Atlanta published a video on his YouTube channel showing a recent incident in which he held a carjacker at gunpoint until police arrived. In his post comments, Fannin said that the “clown jumped in my car and tried to rob me…Needless... Read More
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Capitol Police set for toilet training after breaking ‘rule number one,’ leaving guns in lavatories

Chad Pergram for Fox News reported this week on a series of incidents involving Capitol Police officers. He writes, “Controlling your weapon …” mused an incredulous Rep. Rich Nugent, R-Fla., at a Wednesday hearing, probing why three U.S. Capitol Police officers mistakenly left their loaded service... Read More