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Chicago Mayor supports more gun control

Rahm Emanuel: Failure of Chicago gun control proves more gun control needed

AWR Hawkins for Breitbart reports: Following a Memorial Day Weekend during which 12 people shot and killed and 43 more were wounded, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said a large part of the solution to the problem is more gun control. That’s right — gun control is... Read More
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Texas a big step closer to major gun rights expansion

The Associated Press reports: Texas took a giant step closer to allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms late Tuesday, with House lawmakers giving their preliminary approval to a so-called “campus carry” measure, barely beating a midnight deadline. The legislation, one of the two major gun... Read More
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D.C. asks that gun carrying restriction remain in effect

Andrea Noble for The Washington Times reports: D.C. officials have asked a judge to let the city enforce a central element of its restrictive concealed-carry law — the requirement that handgun owners demonstrate a “good reason” for a permit to carry — while a lawsuit... Read More
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Cuomo announces $13 million in grants to fight “gun violence”

Chris Eger for Guns.com reports: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced a round of anti-gun funding grants to agencies and departments across the state, some already controversial for their gun control tactics. The grants, issued to 17 counties served by 20 law enforcement... Read More
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White House suggests more gun control in strict Baltimore after bloody Memorial Day weekend

Katie Pavlich for TownHall.com reports: Over the long holiday weekend in Baltimore, 29 were shot and nine were killed. The violence came just weeks after violent riots and protests over the death of Freddie Grey, who died in police custody….When asked about the violence yesterday,... Read More
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ALERT: Oppose these 4 gun control bills TODAY!

WHAT: TAKE ACTION and help FPC stop these 4 anti-gun bills before they pass out of the Appropriations Committee next week: Senate Bill 347: Adds new firearm prohibitions, expands APPS Senate Bill 707: Eliminates CCW exemption to “Gun-Free School Zone Act” Senate Bill 678: Would mandate DOJ... Read More
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N.C. concealed carry permits soar amid political, safety fears

John Boyle for WCNC reports: Whatever the reason for getting a concealed carry — self-defense, political beliefs about the right to bear arms, worries about terrorism, crime or societal implosion — the numbers of concealed carry permit holders keep rising. That mirrors a national trend... Read More
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Alabama Senate approves loaded guns in cars bill

Chris Eger from Guns.com reports: A Senate proposal to allow those without a concealed carry permit to keep a loaded firearm in their vehicle is advancing to the Alabama House. The measure, which passed in an easy 24-4 vote Thursday, will repeal the current prohibition... Read More
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Texas House to take up campus carry ahead of key deadline

Morgan Smith for The Texas Tribune reports: Supporters of campus carry will be fighting against the clock on Tuesday when the Texas House takes up previously delayed legislation requiring public universities and colleges to allow concealed handguns on their campuses. After a month of discussion over... Read More
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If You Support A Law That Is Based On Racism, Are You A Racist?

by John Richardson (Reprinted with permission: No Lawyers – Only Guns and Money) The headline to this post is meant to be provocative. In the last couple of days, I have received numerous emails from gun prohibitionists groups and have seen Everyday Moms for Illegal Mayors launch... Read More