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Gun Store Owner Prevents a Possible Mass Shooting

Gun Store Owner Prevents a Possible Mass Shooting

This past Monday, 25-year-old James Howard withdrew from classes at Ohio University, assaulted a hockey coach and then proceeded to head to Down's Bait & Guns store to purchase a gun. Although he did pass a background check, the store owner, John Downs, had a bad feeling about it and refused to sell him a…

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The Truth About Background Checks from Wayne LaPierre

The Truth About Background Checks from Wayne LaPierre [VIDEO]

Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the NRA, released the following video on February 5th, 2015 in response to the Executive Action Obama plans on making on gun control. In the video he mentions that mainstream media won't say that the NRA fights for records of adjudicated mentally incompetent to be added to the National…

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Experts, Gun Advocates Respond to Obama's Executive Orders

Experts, Gun Advocates Respond to Obama’s Executive Orders

Following President Obama's announcement of a series of executive orders intended to curb gun violence, gun advocates and experts in various disciplines are voicing their opinions in response. On Tuesday January 5th, the National Rifle Association released a statement addressing the executive actions, which they described as “political rhetoric” rather than “meaningful solutions to our…

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