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Gun Advocates Sue Florida Authorities, Allege Waiting Period Abuses

A group called Florida Carry filed a lawsuit Monday against the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), alleging the agency is slow-walking gun background checks. The gun-rights group is accusing the FDLE of delaying some gun pre-purchase background checks, which state law requires be performed within 24 working hours, or three days, beginning March 2018. Some applicants have been forced ...

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House Democrats Earmark $50 Million To Study Gun Violence

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House Democrats on Monday set aside $50 million in their initial labor, health and education bill to study gun violence, ending a 20-year congressional hold on the subject. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will split the money to study firearm injury and mortality prevention, according to Politico. “For the first ...

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Anti-Gun Group Surrounds Indianapolis With $100,000 Ad Campaign As NRA Convention Starts

Everytown for Gun Safety, an anti-gun organization financed by former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, is spending $100,000 in advertising around Indianapolis to attack the NRA during the gun-rights group’s annual convention, which starts Friday. The campaign reportedly includes messaging on digital billboards along I-70 between the Indianapolis airport and the convention center. In addition, a mobile truck billboard will ...

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Indiana Set To Expand ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

The Indiana state legislature is sending a bill to the governor’s desk that expands Indiana’s “Stand Your Ground Law” to protect self-defense shooters from civil lawsuits. H.B. 1284 extends existing Indiana “Stand Your Ground” law, which says that if a person uses force in self-defense to defend another person or to protect property, they will not receive criminal charges. The ...

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New Jersey Mulls Raising Gun Permit Fees More Than 2000%

Gov. Philip Murphy is proposing gun fee increases that are 20 times current levels to curb violence and illegal gun traffic in the state. Democratic lawmakers fear the increase will be seen as yet another major tax increase for the state. Gun owners view increases as “bullying” for sportsmen already forced to pay exorbitant fees. New Jersey’s Democratic Gov. Philip ...

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Brady Gun Group Challenges Nevada Counties Over Sanctuary Resolutions

A gun control advocacy organization is trying to prove that groups like the National Rifle Association (NRA) influenced Nevada county officials to pass resolutions that defy the new state gun background check law. The Brady Campaign issued Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests Tuesday to several Nevada counties, asking them to produce communications related to sanctuary county resolutions, The Associated ...

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Wants To Confiscate Your Guns And Throw You In Jail If You Resist

2020 presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell says he’ll institute a mandatory gun buyback program, and throw any citizens who defy it in prison. The four-term Democratic representative from California appeared on CNN’s “State Of The Nation” Sunday, telling host Jake Tapper he wants to ban military-style assault weapons and establish a program similar to one implemented by New Zealand in the ...

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Gunmaker Will Appeal To The Supreme Court In Sandy Hook Victims Lawsuit

Gun manufacturer Bushmaster Firearms will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after a panel of Connecticut judges said nine victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre can sue the company despite a federal law shielding gunmakers from most lawsuits. Bushmaster produced the XM15 rifle shooter Adam Lanza used to kill 26 people at the Sandy Hook Elementary School ...

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Lost Millions Over Anti-Gun Policies – Here’s How Much The Backlash Cost

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Dick’s Sporting Goods took a loss of an estimated $150 million in sales last year after the company heavily restricted firearm purchases and began advocating anti-gun propaganda. The company made various policy changes after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 dead. It announced it would no longer sell modern sporting rifles or high-capacity magazines, and increased the purchase ...

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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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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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