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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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CCW Applications Soar Among Women in Washington State

CCW Applications Soar Among Women in Washington State

Record numbers of women are applying for concealed carry permits in the state of Washington. From the beginning of 2013 through the end of April, the population of female CCW holders has increased 62%.  Women now comprise over a quarter of the 535,596 Washington residents with CCW permits. In a state marked by an intense…

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CCW Holder Shoots Hatchet Wielding Masked Man in 7-11

CCW Holder Shoots Hatchet Wielding Masked Man in 7-11

In the early morning hours of Sunday, March 13th, Kuldeep Singh was working at a 7-11 in Boulevard Park, Washington, when a masked man attacked him with a hatchet, striking him several times. Luckily for Singh, another customer with a concealed carry permit responded instantly by shooting his attacker, killing the man at the scene.…

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Washington Revokes Reciprocity with Florida

Washington Revokes Reciprocity with Florida

As of April 25, 2013, Washington no longer honors Florida concealed weapon licenses. The Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson revoked the concealed weapons permit reciprocity with Florida. According to the NRA-ILA, it is because Florida allows military veterans that are not get 21 to still obtain a concealed weapons permit. All other citizens must…

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Mayors Against Illegal Guns Installing Full Time Lobbyists in City Management Nationwide

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Installing Full Time Lobbyists in City Management Nationwide

NYC Mayor Bloomberg's MAIG organization is using grant money to partially fund full time paid lobbyist positions working directly in city governments across the country.  Sean Caranna, a Florida gun rights activist and founder of Florida Carry, recently uncovered several cities that have lobbyists working for them including Orlando, Seattle, Columbus and Minneapolis. On average,…

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