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US News: 5 Stocks That Could Be Affected by Tighter Gun Control

Despite the torrent of recent negative press from the mainstream media, gun manufacturers stocks have surged in recent weeks. Negative publicity and threats to a public company’s marketability normally decrease its stock value. But not with gun and ammunition stocks. After violent episodes, these stocks... Read More

The Hill: Murphy says guns should be litmus test for Dems

Gun control advocate Sen. Chris Murphy (D.)  of Connecticut proposed in an interview released over the weekend that Democrats should be judged for whether they are for further gun control. Via The Hill: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) says in a new interview that it’s important... Read More

ICYMI: CNN: U.S. teen Ginny Thrasher wins Rio’s first gold

Over the weekend, the first gold medal of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio was won by 19 year-old American Ginny Thrasher in the 10-meter air rifle event. Thrasher set a record for a final round in an Olympics. The first gold medal... Read More

Rare: A 4’11, 85-pound woman with a gun to her head put an end to the threat in the blink of an eye

An Arizona woman used her firearm in self-defense against a criminal this week. When the criminal attempted to rob her at a gas station, the woman reacted and got away safely. Via Rare: It was no miracle that a woman with a gun to her... Read More

Boston Herald: Mayor Walsh: ‘No need for long guns’ for Boston patrol officers

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh attacked the use of long guns for police officers on patrol despite calls by police unions to be better armed in case of crises. Three of Boston’s police unions wrote a letter this week blasting President Obama for his lack of support of law... Read More

Naples Daily News: Licenses to build guns skyrockets in Florida

The massive surge of gun manufacturing in Florida has strained the federal agency charged with issuing licenses for gun makers. Via the Naples Daily News: Florida has more gun manufacturers than any other state except Texas, after a surge of nearly 350 percent in licenses... Read More

Heat Street: Maine restaurant won’t serve customers who like guns

A restaurant owner in Maine is not only serving AR-15 owners, but she’s also denying service to gun rights supporters who believe in owning rifles like the AR and others like it are an inalienable right. After the deadly terror attack at a gay nightclub in... Read More

Associated Press: The latest gun owners are the new ‘silent majority’

The recent influx of gun owners has created a “silent majority” that lies between the most diehard of Second Amendment advocates and strident gun grabbers. Gretchen Lager’s fondest childhood memories involved shooting bullets at tin cans and balloons along the Slippery Rock Creek in western... Read More Gun industry group challenging expanded Mass. gun ban in court

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is one of the first gun groups to challenge Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy’s gun ban mandate. The National Shooting Sports Foundation announced on Thursday they will be seeing Massachusetts Attorney Gen. Maura Healey in court over her recent “assault... Read More Cleveland PD: Zero arrests for open carry at RNC

Despite months of mainstream media overblowing Ohio open carry law at this summer’s Republican National Convention, there were zero firearm-related arrests. The media predictably hyperventilated over attendees being permitted to open carry around the convention site. In a review of arrests and police activity at... Read More