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Are anti-gun groups encouraging “swatting” against open carriers?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 2:45pm 9/2/2015 at 2:45pm
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Some Second Amendment advocacy organizations are putting their members on alert among concerns that anti-gun organizations are using social media to encourage members to target open carriers with police action.

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has posted a series of messages on its page encouraging its followers to immediately call...

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WDBJ Shooting Updates: Day 2

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 7:45pm 8/27/2015 at 7:45pm
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The day after the tragic on-camera murder of a Virginia-based local news crew, we’re still piecing together what occurred.

This is what we know so far.

Thursday afternoon, NBC News took a deeper look into presumed gunman, Vester Flanagan, who was known on air as “Bryce Williams.” After murdering the news...

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#WDBJshooting: What We Know About the Gunman

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 9:42pm 8/26/2015 at 9:42pm
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This morning, Virginia reporter Alison Parker and her cameraman Adam Ward lost their lives after a former co-worker ambushed their live shot with his own camera and a handgun. The attack was aired on live TV, horrifying both their colleagues, and viewers of the WDBJ’s early morning show.

Ward managed to...

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News Team Murdered on Air–Gun Control Advocates Swarm (Updates)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 11:58am 8/26/2015 at 11:58am
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This morning, Virginia reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were shot and killed during a live broadcast near Moneta, Virginia. The shooter, Vester Lee Flanagan, shot himself approximately five hours after the murders.

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Citizens Must Defend Themselves as Cities Descend into Lawlessness

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 4:00pm 8/23/2015 at 4:00pm
Baltimore Homicides 2015

Following the riots of this spring, Baltimore has found itself a city on the edge. In fact, Baltimore has now surpassed New York City in homicides for the year.

Justin Fenton of the Baltimore Sun:

Baltimore has surpassed New...

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Progressives Push for New “Right”: The Right Not to Bear Arms

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 2:00pm 8/15/2015 at 2:00pm
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Obama has stated that the “most frustrating part” of his presidency has been his inability to pass gun control legislation, and progressives are not going to give up on their gun grabbing goal any time soon.

The Washington Post has published an article by E. J. Dionne entitled “How American can free...

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Gun Hating Little House on the Prairie Star Running for Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 8:30am 8/11/2015 at 8:30am
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As a member of Generation X, I have a very clear memory of 1970’s TV shows. In the days before cable, our choices were limited but the quality of many shows was much higher.

Every week, my entire family would sit down together to watch certain programs and one of them...

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Concealed Carry: It’s Booming!

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 1:00pm 7/15/2015 at 1:00pm
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Dr. John R. Lott Jr., who runs the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC), today released yet another of the Center’s outstanding reports, entitled: “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the US”. (The full report is embedded at the bottom of this post.)

The report’s biggest takeaway was the continued acceleration of concealed carry...

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In re. Dylann Roof: don’t blame a flag…blame the FBI

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 10, 2015 at 8:56pm 7/10/2015 at 8:56pm
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Today, South Carolina’s confederate flags were lowered for the last time, thus ending the long and drawn out battle over what the flag means, what it doesn’t mean, and whether or not it should be flown above the state’s capitol building.

After Dylann Roof allegedly killed 9 people at a church in...

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Walker Goes Full Honey Badger on WI Gun Laws

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 26, 2015 at 12:00pm 6/26/2015 at 12:00pm
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After the Charleston shootings, there was a renewed push by President Obama for restricting access for law-abiding citizens to guns. Scott Walker wasn’t having any of it.

He signed into law a loosening of waiting periods that have been on the books for decades.

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Non-resident U.S. citizen granted trial challenging ATF gun ownership restrictions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 8:30am 6/24/2015 at 8:30am
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We last saw Attorney Alan Gura just last week, when we covered his oral arguments in front of the 9th Circuit en banc on the matter of “good cause” concealed carry requirements in California (see Full 9th Circuit hears “Good Cause” 2A Ruling and Analysis: Government’s laughable arguments in 9th Circuit...

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Gun-Free Zones: Real, or Pretend?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 1:00pm 6/23/2015 at 1:00pm
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Here’s an interesting article about how it might have been a good thing if the attendees at the Bible study meeting in Charleston had been armed. That’s not just a fanciful thought. Mass murders, even mass murders at churches, have been thwarted before by a good guy wielding a...

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Bernie Sanders Will Talk About Guns . . . Later

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 22, 2015 at 10:20am 6/22/2015 at 10:20am
Bernie Sanders on gun control

Self-described socialist and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has a record of being remarkably supportive of the Second Amendment. 

(Remarkable because he’s a favorite among progressives.)
 
Considering the leftward movement of the Democratic party and their avid support for all sorts of gun control, this could be a potential problem for Sanders.

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Obama Still Chasing Gun Control

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 10:30am 6/21/2015 at 10:30am
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Gun control has never been a winning issue for Democrats but that hasn’t stopped them from trying. In the wake of the Charleston shootings, Obama is pursuing the issue with renewed vigor.

Edward-Isaac Dovere of Politico reports:

Obama: I’m not giving up on guns

SAN FRANCISCO—Wrapping together his frustrations with the country’s continuing problems with racism...

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Analysis: Government’s laughable arguments in 9th Circuit 2nd Amendment case

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 19, 2015 at 8:30am 6/19/2015 at 8:30am
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This past Tuesday, the 9th Circuit held oral arguments en banc on two consolidated Second Amendment cases, Peruta v. County of San Diego and Richards v. County of Yolo.

For a bit of background on this matter, please refer to yesterday’s post, “Full 9th Circuit hears ‘Good Cause’ 2A Ruling,” in which we...

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Full 9th Circuit hears “Good Cause” 2A Ruling

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 8:15am 6/18/2015 at 8:15am
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This past Tuesday, the federal 9th Circuit held oral arguments on a re-hearing en banc on two consolidated gun control cases, Peruta v. County of San Diego and Richards v. County of Yolo.

Both Peruta and Richards involve a provision of California gun control law that allows county Sheriffs to deny the...

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Gun Controllers Score Temporary Win in DC

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 5:45pm 6/16/2015 at 5:45pm
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For anybody who loves their civil rights, the dismantling of unconstitutional gun control schemes across the United States has been a marvel to behold. Today, only a handful of states continue to substantively restrict the ability of law-abiding residents to carry concealed handguns.

One of those “states” still aggressively crushing fundamental civil...

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