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2A Groups Stunned After Court Allows Sandy Hook Families To Sue Gun Makers

Second Amendment advocacy groups are denouncing a state court decision allowing families of several Sandy Hook victims to sue a gun manufacturer. The manufacturer, Bushmaster Firearms, produced and marketed the XM15, which shooter Adam Lanza used to kill over 20 people.  The Connecticut Supreme Court said the plaintiffs can try and convince a jury that Bushmaster’s marketing campaign for the ...

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New Zealand Prime Minister Sets Timeline On Stricter Gun Laws In Response To Deadly Mosque Shootings

New Zealand’s prime minister set a timeline for her government to draft stricter gun laws but failed to make concrete proposals after a meeting with her cabinet following Friday’s deadly mosque shootings. “Within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism we will have announced reforms which will, I believe, make our community safer,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday ...

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Alleged New Zealand Gunman Chose Firearms For Attack For ‘Effect … On The Politics Of The United States’

An alleged gunman behind Friday’s deadly mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, reportedly wrote his weapon of choice was firearms for “the effect it could have on the politics of United States and thereby the political situation of the world” in a manifesto that has been linked to him. New Zealand and U.S. gun laws share some similarities but in ...

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Fighting Back: Sheriffs Establish Gun Control Sanctuaries In Four States

County officials across four states have adopted “sanctuary jurisdiction” strategies to thwart gun-control laws, according to a Reuters story Monday. The Trump Administration’s tough stance on immigration led many cities across the country to pass resolutions resolving not to defend current U.S. Immigration Law. Anti-gun control organizers have started to use the same tactic. Counties in Illinois, Washington, Oregon and ...

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Permit-Free Concealed Carry Coming To Oklahoma

Oklahoma residents will be able to carry a concealed firearm without obtaining a permit after Nov. 1, according to the new law signed Wednesday by Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt. His first legislation signed into law, Stitt discussed its importance in a ceremony held Wednesday after a Senate vote. “As I traveled all over the state to all 77 counties, I ...

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House GOP Rallies Against Anti-Gun Legislation: Democrats Are ‘Perpetrating A Fraud’ Over Americans

A host of Republican congressional members gathered outside the Capitol Building on Tuesday to express opposition to a pair of anti-gun pieces of legislation that House Democrats are poised to bring to the floor for a vote. “They’re bills that [Democrats are] putting on the floor under the guise of saying that they’re going to address issues related to gun ...

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Combat Veterans Armed With Semi-Automatic Rifles To Patrol Florida School After Mass Shootings In State

On the anniversary of the Parkland shooting, another Florida school is actively taking precautions against shooters by hiring armed guards to patrol its campus. The Manatee School for the Arts, a charter school, will hire two combat veterans to protect the school and prevent any persons attempting to shoot up the school, according to HuffPost. The guards will each carry a handgun and ...

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Democrats To Reintroduce Stricter Gun Legislation Ahead Of Parkland Shooting’s One-Year Anniversary

Democrats Florida Rep. Ted Deutch and New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez plan to reintroduce a high-capacity gun magazine ban Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the Parkland shooting Thursday. The legislation, which would ban any magazine that exceeds 10 rounds of ammunition, has been dubbed the “Keep Americans Safe Act,” reported CNN. 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls including Sens. Kirsten Gillbrand ...

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Did Dianne Feinstein Say It’s Legal To Hunt Humans With 30-Round Magazines?

A Turning Point USA meme posted on Facebook Jan. 18 quoted Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein as saying that it’s legal to hunt humans with 30-round magazines. “We have laws that prohibit hunting ducks with more than 3 rounds, yet it’s legal to hunt humans with 30 round magazines,” the meme read. Verdict: True Feinstein made the statement at a meeting ...

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Chicago-area man sentenced to 7 years for unlawfully possessing automatic weapons, grenades

A Chicago-area man was sentenced Friday to seven years in state prison for unlawfully possessing numerous guns and ammunition he had stashed in a storage locker. “This joint investigation demonstrates that law enforcement can combat emerging and existing transnational criminal organizations by employing the full range of federal, state and local law enforcement authorities and resources in the fight to ...

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Supreme Court Takes Up First Gun Rights Case In A Decade

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The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear its first gun rights case in almost a decade. The justices will decide whether a New York City ordinance which strictly regulates the possession and transportation of handguns outside the home is constitutional. Tuesday’s grant marks the first time that the Supreme Court has engaged with the Second Amendment since it issued a ...

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Pennsylvania School District Suspends Armed Teacher Policy In Midst Of Lawsuits

A Pennsylvania school district voted to suspend its armed teacher policy Tuesday in the midst of two lawsuits. Tamaqua Area School Board voted 7-1 to not implement the policy Tuesday, according to WNEP. The Tamaqua school district approved the policy in September 2018, where teachers and staff could carry district-issued guns after going through the appropriate training. Parents and the Tamaqua Area ...

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Dog Shoots Man On Hunting Outing

A hunting trip went awry when a Labrador retriever accidentally shot a man on a duck hunting outing in Mississippi. A dog named Tito shot former football player Matt Branch while they were on an annual duck and deer hunting trip near Eagle Lake, The Mississippi Clarion-Ledger reported Wednesday. The incident occurred on Dec. 28. Branch was on a trip with ...

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Gun Use Surges In Surprising Region

Gun ownership is on the rise across Europe, according to a Wall Street Journal report, which attributes the upturn in part to the increase in terrorist activity in the region as well as a general insecurity against rising crime. The Monday report also cited the Small Arms Survey, which noted the number of Europe’s unregistered weapons outnumbered legal ones by 44.5 million to 34.2 ...

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David Hogg Avoids CNN’s Simple Question About Gun Control

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Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg ignored a simple question about gun control and background checks on CNN’s “New Day” Tuesday and refused to answer directly. Host Alisyn Camerota asked Hogg if universal background checks would have prevented the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and he failed to come up with a clear answer. “I think there’s many instances and instances of ...

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