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U. of Texas Instructors Hold Office Hours at Bars to Avoid Campus Carry

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 11:30am 2/23/2017 at 11:30am

I will never fully understand the irrational fear of inanimate objects that leads people to do things like this.

A handful of instructors, mostly grad students, from the University of Texas are holding office hours in a bar after the state implemented campus carry laws. They’re hoping gun-free zones will keep...

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U.S. v. Robinson: Have Concealed Carriers Lost the 4th Amendment?

http://newsblaze.com/business/legal/a-concealed-carry-case-scotus-cant-refuse_73444/
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 27, 2017 at 6:30pm 1/27/2017 at 6:30pm
http://newsblaze.com/business/legal/a-concealed-carry-case-scotus-cant-refuse_73444/

So, this happened: the 4th Circuit released an en banc decision involving a traffic stop in which a concealed carrier passenger was frisked by police, and much of the gun owning community lost its mind in a manner reminiscent of Rachel Maddow.

The gist of much of the media coverage–particularly the coverage from the...

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Armed Motorist Saves Arizona State Trooper’s Life

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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In today’s feel good #2A news: an Arizona state trooper is alive today because an armed passerby shot dead the man who first shot and then physically attacked the officer.

The New York Daily News reports:

An armed motorist saved an Arizona state trooper’s life early Thursday by killing a man who had...

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New Legislation Could Make it Easier to Purchase a Gun Silencer

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/gun-silencers-are-hard-to-buy-donald-trump-jr-and-silencer-makers-want-to-change-that/2017/01/07/0764ab4c-d2d2-11e6-9cb0-54ab630851e8_story.html?utm_term=.3dfce7f55b4f
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 10:30am 1/10/2017 at 10:30am
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/gun-silencers-are-hard-to-buy-donald-trump-jr-and-silencer-makers-want-to-change-that/2017/01/07/0764ab4c-d2d2-11e6-9cb0-54ab630851e8_story.html?utm_term=.3dfce7f55b4f

New administration, new rules.

Donald Trump Jr. is behind an effort to make purchasing a gun silencer easier. Forget a second amendment argument, Trump Jr. et al plan to pitch this long-stalled legislation as a public health issue for range frequenting gun owners.

The WaPo reports:

The federal government has strictly limited the sale...

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Texas Mulls “Constitutional Carry”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 4:30pm 1/6/2017 at 4:30pm

Will Texas be the 11th state to allow “constitutional carry” — the ability to openly carry firearms without a license.

As the legislature congregates for its bi-annual meeting, lawmakers hope to inhibit limit...

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Armed Grandmother Takes on Home Intruder

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/5/2017 at 1:30pm
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A Texas grandmother named Rebbie Roberson was minding her business in her own home Sunday night when an uninvited intruder appeared. Luckily for Roberson, she was armed and ready.

CNN reports:

Pistol-packing grandma turns tables on armed intruder

Rebbie Roberson wasn’t having it.

A man wearing a mask and gloves was standing in her house...

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Review: John Lott’s “The War on Guns”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/16/2016 at 1:00pm

For those of us in the gun rights and concealed carry community (and old enough to have been around) the 1990s was a pivotal decade.

When it began, there were only 15 states that would issue concealed carry permits to private citizens based on objective criteria and just one that required no...

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Georgia: Gun-toting Granny Fends Off Armed Criminals

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/11/16/gun-toting-grandmother-foils-home-invasion-3-arrested.html
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 11:30am 11/20/2016 at 11:30am
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/11/16/gun-toting-grandmother-foils-home-invasion-3-arrested.html

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

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

http://ktla.com/2016/11/11/anti-trump-rally-in-portland-turns-into-riot-during-3rd-night-of-protests/
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 11, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/11/2016 at 2:00pm
http://ktla.com/2016/11/11/anti-trump-rally-in-portland-turns-into-riot-during-3rd-night-of-protests/

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)

Rioters tr...

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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

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

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”

https://twitter.com/RalstonReports/status/787724819689197570
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 17, 2016 at 5:00pm 10/17/2016 at 5:00pm
https://twitter.com/RalstonReports/status/787724819689197570

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:

Russ Feingold, the former...

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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

Gun sales hit the 17th...

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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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