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Georgia: Gun-toting Granny Fends Off Armed Criminals

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 11:30am 11/20/2016 at 11:30am
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This week’s feel-good story comes to us from Georgia, and it’s a peach of a tale.  A pistol-packing 78-year-old grandmother, roused from her afternoon nap, found two men in her hallway; upon seeing that she was armed, they fled the scene.  They were later apprehended and charged, as was the female...

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South Carolina May Allow Teachers to Carry Guns on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/17/2016 at 3:00pm
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After a deadly school shooting in October that killed a six-year-old student, South Carolina Rep. Joshua Putnam (R) introduced a new bill that would allow teachers...

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Man with gun keeps Portland rioters away from his apartment bldg

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 11, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/11/2016 at 2:00pm
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The anti-Trump riots in Portland were vicious.

KGW8 has numerous videos of the rioting.

This poor woman, who apparently was pregnant, was attacked in her car by the mob. (Original video at KGW8)

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Citizens Set October Gun Buying Record

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 11:30am 11/2/2016 at 11:30am
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Citizens have set an October gun sales record by having the FBI process over 2.3 million background checks, meaning 2016 could become the biggest year ever for guns. Every month has set a record for the past 18 months.

The 2,333,539 checks through the National Instant Criminal Background Check (NICS) in October...

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A Thousand More People Shot in Chicago Than At This Time Last Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9:00am 10/18/2016 at 9:00am
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Chicago is known for its strict gun laws . . . and its astonishing level of gun-related crime.  Things appear to be getting worse as we learn that 1,000 more people have been shot than were at this time last year.

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Vegas Gun Shop Runs “Pre-Hillary Sale”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 17, 2016 at 5:00pm 10/17/2016 at 5:00pm
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Not only does it seem that some on Team Trump are preparing for his possible loss, but one Las Vegas gun shop is preparing customers for a Hillary win with a “pre-Hillary sale” on merchandise.

The Washington Post reports:

The Las Vegas gun store Westside Armory is predicting a Hillary Clinton victory in...

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Connecticut judge dismisses Sandy Hook families’ suit against Remington

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/16/2016 at 4:00pm
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In 2012, the families of the Sandy Hook victims sued Remington Arms for selling a perfectly legal weapon in a perfectly legal way.  The lawsuit argued that the sale of the a weapon that has “no reasonable civilian purpose” made Remington responsible for wrongful death.  On Friday, a Connecticut judge dismissed...

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Undercover Video: Russ Feingold says Hillary Might Issue Executive Order on Guns

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/13/2016 at 5:30pm
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As LI readers are well-aware, we value and seek to protect the Second Amendment.  A stance, it would seem, Team Hillary rejects.  A Project Veritas release shows Russ Feingold stating that Hillary “might” issue executive orders on guns should she be elected next month.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

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Gun Sales Hit Record High in September 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 10, 2016 at 8:30pm 10/10/2016 at 8:30pm
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2016 has been an amazing year for gun sales and September was an all time record breaker. Maybe people are worried that Obama may use his last few months in office to infringe their gun rights?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Gun sales hit 17th straight monthly record, up 27 percent

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Feds Enlist Local PDs to Scan Gun Show Attendees’ License Plates

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:00pm 10/4/2016 at 7:00pm
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According to the Wall Street Journal, “Federal agents have persuaded police officers to scan license plates to gather information about gun-show customers, government emails show, raising questions about how officials monitor constitutionally protected activity.”

The activity revealed in the emails suggests that the known incidents are limited to border control and occurred in...

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Gun Group Sues MA AG Over Unilateral Assault Weapons Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 6:00pm 9/25/2016 at 6:00pm
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In July, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey issued a statement in which she announced her unilateral ban on “assault weapons,” including “copycat assault weapons.”

On Thursday, the Washington Free Beacon reports, “the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the largest trade association in the firearms industry, in conjunction with four Massachusetts gun dealers...

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Singer Ray LaMontagne Cancels Show at UT-Austin Over Campus Carry

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7:30am 9/22/2016 at 7:30am
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Do you think the security detail that protects Ray LaMontagne are armed? Furthermore, why punish the students? They didn’t pass the law.

Chron.com reported:

Musician Ray LaMontagne cancels show at University of Texas...

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Gun Inequality – Liberals now complaining about “hardcore super owners”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 7:00am 9/20/2016 at 7:00am
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Inequality is bad, right?

A new survey documents that some people own lots of guns, while others own only a few.

That’s not fair!

Funny, I don’t hear liberals suggesting the government give out free guns to help balance gun ownership inequality.

The left-wing Guardian newspaper examines the issue in Gun inequality: US study...

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Rubio’s New Terror Gun Bill: “Toothless” “Sham” or Viable Solution?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 7:15pm 9/17/2016 at 7:15pm
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As Marco Rubio faces a tough battle for his Senate seat in Florida, he introduces a new gun bill aimed at limiting terrorist access to guns.

The legislation, according to Rubio‘s Senate website, “builds on some of the best ideas that have been proposed, and improves them in ways that I hope...

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Missouri Legislature Overrides Veto, Restores Second Amendment Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 4:30pm 9/17/2016 at 4:30pm
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Missouri lawmakers have overridden a veto to allow concealed carry (Missouri already had open carry) and to grant more legal rights for self-defense.

KSDK reports:

Missouri lawmakers have overridden a veto of a wide-ranging guns bill that will let more people carry concealed weapons and give them greater legal rights to defend themselves.

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College Students Want to Ban Weapons They Can’t Even Describe

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 7:00am 9/3/2016 at 7:00am
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Young America’s Foundation recently visited the campus of George Washington University and asked students if they thought assault weapons should be banned.

While students believed strongly that they should be banned, none of them seemed to be able to describe what an assault weapon actually is.

From the YAF blog:

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Pew poll: 44% of American households contain firearms

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 29, 2016 at 10:00am 8/29/2016 at 10:00am
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One of my favorite articles not published at LI this year is the New York Times piece flummoxed by and bemoaning the fact that Obama’s calls for gun control go nowhere and serve only to increase gun sales.

Here’s an excerpt:

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