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Smart guns: quotes from heated debate

As debates over the feasibility and effectiveness of “smart guns” continue to grow in frequency and intensity, it is worthwhile to take a backseat for a few minutes and read some noteworthy quotes from these debates. Joni Gommo from Newsmax notes a few of them: Here... Read More
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Legislation would ease gun restrictions for military spouses

Pete Kasperowicz writing for The Blaze reported yesterday: Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va.) on Tuesday introduced legislation that would let military spouses buy handguns in the state where their husbands and wives are on permanent duty…. “Spouses should be able to purchase handguns in the state... Read More
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How much did it cost Bloomberg to force gun control on Oregonians?

Breitbart reported today on the impact of Michael Bloomberg’s financial support for gun control legislation. AWR Hawkins writes: When the Oregon Senate passed expanded background checks on April 14, it marked a change from 2013 and 2014–when the same type of legislation was taken up... Read More

Vanderbilt Poll: Majority don’t support gun control measures

A recent Vanderbilt poll discovered that support for gun control legislation is not quite as widespread as some proponents claim. In reality, it is still a highly debated issue. Dave Boucher for the Tennessean reported the results: The Vanderbilt Poll, conducted regularly by Vanderbilt University,... Read More
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Vermont bill to allow civilian ownership of suppressors in final stages

Chris Eger from reported today on a Vermont bill that could impact gun rights in the state. He writes: A bid to make Vermont the 40th state to allow for the ownership of suppressors – and possibly bring jobs to the state in return... Read More
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House Dems pushing bill requiring face-to-face purchases of ammunition

Apparently Democrats in Congress are seeking to introduce even more federal gun control legislation – this time regulating ammunition sales. CBS News reports: Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., announced this week the Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015, which would require face-to-face purchases. In... Read More
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Mother of teen arrested over NRA shirt sues school district for $450K

Jennifer Cruz for reports: The mother of a teen who was arrested and suspended for wearing – and refusing to take off – a National Rifle Association t-shirt to school last April has filed a lawsuit against the school district, claiming her son’s constitutional rights... Read More
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N.J. lawmakers may scrap controversial ‘smart gun’ law

It appears that New Jersey elected officials are considering eliminating legislation that mandates smart gun technology. Claude Brodesser-Akner for NJ Advance Media reports: The lawmakers say they want to replace or change the Childproof Gun Law with a measure that encourages rather than requires gun... Read More
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Students bring gun to school, face charges

Kare 11 News in Minnesota reported yesterday that: A pair of students at Tartan High School in Oakdale face criminal charges after police say they brought a handgun into school. The Oakdale Police Department School Rescource Officer was notified Monday afternoon that there was a... Read More
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Small business owner says bank denied service because she sells guns

Yesterday, Kelsey Harkness for the Daily Signal reported that: A small business owner from Central Florida alleges she was denied service by one of the largest banks in the United States strictly because she sells guns. “It’s a slap in the face,” Peggy Craig, owner... Read More