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Opinion: Columnist attacks Obama’s stance on gun control

Susan Stamper Brown for TownHall.com reports: President Obama told the BBC he’s “stymied” because he’s not gotten his way regarding gun control –yet…Obama’s upset more Americans don’t agree with his definition of “common sense” gun control. If Pew Research is correct, a majority of us... Read More
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ATF says gun production has increased “140 percent” under Obama’s administration

AWR Hawkins for Breitbart News reports: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) is reporting that gun production has more than doubled during the Obama presidency, increasing “140 percent.” This jump is based on 2013 production numbers, which is the most recent year... Read More
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, Louisiana, Sunday, July 26, 2015. (Photo: BernieSanders.com)

Bernie Sanders calls for “common sense” gun laws

Kevin McGill for the Associated Press reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders wrapped up a weekend campaign swing in Louisiana with a typically fiery speech railing against income inequality and touching on issues of racism and criminal justice during a rally that drew close to 4,000 people... Read More
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WWL.com: Lafayette shooting spurs gun control debate

WWL.com reports: The Lafayette theater shooting is sparking arguments over gun control once again and whether more laws are needed to prevent such tragedies. Violence Policy Center Executive Director Josh Sugarman says we need stronger gun laws so that Americans can feel safe going about... Read More
An unnamed 15-year-old was arrested for aggravated assault, while his friend went to the hospital with a gunshot wound. (Photo: WDSU)

New Orleans homeowner defends daughter, shoots burglar

Andy Cunningham for WDSU News reports: A suspect was shot Wednesday during a burglary at a home in New Orleans East, police say. The New Orleans Police Department responded to a call of a shooting about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at a home in the 6700... Read More
Gov. Christie defended his record on gun rights against a gun enthusiast at an Iowa Town Hall. Photo: CNN

Christie defends his record on gun rights at Iowa town hall

Eric Bradner for CNN reports: Chris Christie tore into a gun rights activist who questioned his Second Amendment record in an Iowa town hall event Saturday night, displaying the fiery and confrontational style the New Jersey governor is known for. “I’m still waiting for one... Read More
The gun free zones at Alabama’s rest areas are now history after an order from Republican Gov. Robert Bentley last week. (Photo: Governor’s Office/ Jamie Martin)

Guns.com: Alabama governor lifts gun free zones at state rest areas

Chris Eger for Guns.com reports: Gov. Robert Bentley late Friday ordered workers to remove “no weapons beyond this point” signs at all state rest areas. The governor’s move came following a back and forth between Alabama Department of Transportation and state lawmakers over the legality... Read More
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he arrives at a house party Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Bedford, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Donald Trump says Louisiana shooting “has nothing to do with guns”

Scott Olson for CBS News reports: After a gunman opened fire in a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater last week, killing two people and injuring nine others, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is pushing back against repeated calls to strengthen gun control legislation. “These are sick people,”... Read More
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Breitbart: Lafayette theater is a gun free zone, bans firearms for customers with ‘permits’

AWR Hawkins for Breitbart reports: The Lafayette, Louisiana, Grand Theatre–site of the tragic July 23 attack in which a gunman killed two, wounded at least seven others, then took his own life–is a gun free zone. The movie theater chain does not even allow law-abiding citizens... Read More
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70-Year-Old defends his roommate, fires on intruder

  KIRO News reports: Police say a 7o-year-old man shot a man who came into his home and began attacking his roommate. Investigators said a man in his 50s entered the home in the 9400 block of Carnation-Duvall Road Northeast at about 2 p.m. Sunday and began... Read More