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Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban Kids from Using Assault Rifles

Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban Kids from Using Assault Rifles

When lawmakers try to use emotion to pass their agenda, they often implore you to think of the children. Well, Washington Democrats introduced legislation Tuesday that would ban children younger than 16 from using machine guns and so-called military style assault rifles. The bill, called the Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies Act, or HEART Act,…

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Open Carry Advocate Becomes Wanted Man

Open Carry Advocate Becomes Wanted Man

Shortly after shots rang out in Dallas at a Black Lives Matter protest, Mark Hughes found himself in a precarious situation. Hughes was openly carrying a rifle at the protest, an act which is perfectly legal in Texas. But as the confusion and pandemonium of the situation spread, photos of Hughes began showing up on…

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University of Texas Professors Sue to Stop Campus Carry

University of Texas Professors Sue to Stop Campus Carry

In a last ditch effort against the new Texas campus carry law, three University of Texas at Austin professors sued the state and university on Wednesday, citing “dangerously-experimental gun policies” that they claim violate their rights. The lawsuit comes weeks before the new state law takes effect on Aug. 1. The plaintiffs in the case,…

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Minnesota CCW Holder Shot By Police

Minnesota CCW Holder Shot By Police

Falcon Heights Minnesota, just outside of Minneapolis, was the scene of a police involved shooting on Wednesday, July 7th. Officers pulled over 32 year old Philando Castile, allegedly over a broken tail-light. As events unfolded, officers shot Castile several times. According to his mother, Valerie Castile, Philando Castile died at Hennepin County Medical Center two…

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Armed Robber Gets More Than He Bargained For

Armed Robber Gets More Than He Bargained For

The suspect of an armed robbery at the local credit union in Spokane Valley, WA received a bit more than the cash he demanded. The suspect, who is still at large, entered the Spokane Teachers Credit Union just before 2:00 in the afternoon on Friday, according to the Spokane Valley Police Department. He could not…

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Machine Guns Are Not Constitutionally Protected, Court Rules

Machine Guns Are Not Constitutionally Protected, Court Rules

Thought about owning a fully automatic rifle lately? The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that fully automatic and select-fire weapons are “dangerous and unusual” and are not protected in the Constitution. The three judge panel made the ruling based on the National Firearms Act of 1934 and the Gun Control Act of 1968…

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California Governor Signs Six New Gun Control Laws

California Governor Signs Six New Gun Control Laws

California, one of the most virulent anti-Second Amendment states, just became even less friendly to gun owners. Gov. Jerry Brown signed six new gun control bills into law on Friday and vetoed five others that came across his desk, according to the Reason.com. These bills were introduced in response to the 2015 terrorist attacks in…

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South Carolina CCW Holder Thwarts Nightclub Shooter

South Carolina CCW Holder Thwarts Nightclub Shooter

On June 26th, festivities at a nightclub in Spartanburg County, South Carolina were interrupted when a man open fired into the crowd outside.  The local sheriff's department reports that there were several injuries at the scene. Speaking for the department, Lt. Kevin Bobo told the press that: "His rounds struck 3 victims, and almost struck…

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Supreme Court Upholds Gun Ban for Domestic Violence

Supreme Court Upholds Gun Ban for Domestic Violence

The Supreme Court ruled Monday upholding a federal law that prohibits those convicted of domestic violence from owning firearms, according to Fox News. The 6-2 decision, in which the court found that unintended reckless assault should be considered a misdemeanor crime worthy of restricting gun ownership, is a major victory for both domestic violence advocacy…

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