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Fox News: Feds Enlist Police to Scan Gun-Show Customers’ License Plates, Report Finds

Federal agents have persuaded police officers to scan license plates to gather information about gun-show customers, government emails show, raising questions about how officials monitor constitutionally protected activity.... Read More Is the Handgun the Definitive Firearm of the United States?

If the study conducted by Harvard and Northeastern Universities is to be accepted—and we’ll have to wait till sometime next year to see it in detail – handguns have become the firearm of choice for American gun owners, particularly those buying for the first time.... Read More

The Blaze: Parents; Let’s Look at the Facts Surrounding Mass Shootings and Gun-Free Zones

Here’s the deal: we have evil in the world. There’s no two ways about it. Banning guns is never—I repeat— never going to stop evil. Just look at the carnage in Mexico: how many tens of thousands of people have been killed as a result... Read More

ABC13: Virginia Tech Student Protesting to Change Gun Ban on Campus

A Virginia Tech student has one day until he can eat again. It's part of a protest to draw attention to the campus ban on guns. Five years ago, the State Supreme Court decided that schools could decide if they want to allow guns on campus. Virginia... Read More Alabama Attorney General Dusts Illegal Gun Free Zones

In Alabama, gun-free zone signs are coming down. Via Attorney General Luther Strange announced a series of actions to remove gun prohibition signs at almost a dozen city-maintained sites across four counties. Strange, in office since 2010, published public statements this week disclosing his... Read More Florida Expedites 50,000 CCW Permits for Military, Vets

“The men and women who serve and have served our country deserve all of the support we can provide,” said Putnam in a statement. “I’m pleased that we have been able to expedite so many active military members and veterans’ applications for a concealed weapon... Read More
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Washington Times: Oregon Judge Attacks Gun Rights

While sentencing a man convicted of murder, an Oregon Circuit Court judge’s remarks devolved into an anti-gun screed. Instead of focusing on the case at hand, Judge Kenneth Walker indicted all gun owners, including law enforcement. This summer, Oregon Governor Kate Brown laid out a... Read More

SFGate: New Utah Concealed Carry Bill Despite Governor’s 2013 Veto

"The bad guys are already carrying guns," Perry said. "You should be allowed to carry open or concealed if you're a law-abiding citizen."... Read More Anti-Gun-Control Video Project gets H.S. Student Suspended

Frank Harvey said a Manville High School teacher instructed him to create a video arguing against gun control for a junior college readiness class last year, according to News 12 New Jersey. Harvey produced a video that provided examples of people who used guns to defend... Read More

Newsweek: Gabby Giffords Launches Gun Safety Bus Tour in Orlando

“Now is the time to come together. Be responsible, Democrats, Republicans, everyone. We must never stop fighting. Fight, fight, fight,” Giffords said at the Tuesday event.... Read More