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Big #2A Win – 4th Circuit Applies Strict Scrutiny to Maryland Gun Control Law

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 2:30pm 2/4/2016 at 2:30pm
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In 2013, Maryland enacted its Firearms Safety Act (FSA). With its passage, effectively banning its residents from owning any of the large majority of semi-automatic rifles owned by American citizens (exceptions were made for retired law enforcement officers). The FSA also imposed other restrictions, such as banning certain standard-capacity magazines.

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Liberal Myth of the Gun Show Loophole Exposed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 4:30pm 1/31/2016 at 4:30pm
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Liberals in politics and media love to talk about the so-called gun show loophole. You’ve heard it a thousand times from Obama, Hillary, Bernie and countless talking heads.

If these people are to be believed, anyone can waltz into a gun show and buy an automatic or semi-automatic weapon with no...

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Obama’s Town Hall on Guns Just More of the Same

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 8, 2016 at 10:00am 1/8/2016 at 10:00am
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Obama’s “Guns in America” town hall event on CNN last night was a quiet event with plenty of respectful questions from the invitation only audience but failed to present any new ideas for dealing with gun violence short of making it harder for people to buy guns.

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Obama’s Gun Control “Executive Order” is Political Theater of the Absurd

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 4:45pm 1/5/2016 at 4:45pm
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Obama can once again lay credible claim to the title of “Best Gun Salesman Ever.”

His recently announced policy changes on guns not only do nothing to discourage gun purchases, they if anything facilitate even greater volumes of gun sales, and in particular machine guns, suppressors, short-barreled rifles/shotguns, and other highly controlled “NFA”...

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Here Comes Obama’s Executive Action on Guns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 10:30am 1/2/2016 at 10:30am
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Now that the holidays are over it’s back to business as usual. In Obama’s case that means pushing a pet issue with no authorization from congress.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Obama Ready to Act Alone on Gun Control

President Barack Obama, who has bypassed a reluctant Congress on issues ranging from immigration to...

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What if VA Dem politicians had to abide same anti-gun rules imposed on citizens?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 28, 2015 at 8:30am 12/28/2015 at 8:30am
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Virginia had an election in November which Democrats, including governor Terry McAuliffe, hoped would give them control of the state senate. They campaigned in part on gun control and lost, but that hasn’t stopped them from pushing their agenda.

After failing to achieve their goals through the democratic process, top Democrats are...

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Intruder Meets Armed Homeowner, Loses

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 1:00pm 12/22/2015 at 1:00pm
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Recently in Nashville, a man decided to kick in the door of a house. Little did he know, the homeowner was at home and armed. Things didn’t turn out well for the criminal.

ABC News in Nashville reported:

Man shot after kicking in door to Madison home

One man is in the hospital after...

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Obama Meets Bloomberg on Gun Control – What Could go Wrong?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 8:30am 12/17/2015 at 8:30am
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While everyone in the media was talking about the Republican debate yesterday, Obama quietly met with former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg to discuss gun control.

Jordan Fabian reported at The Hill:

Obama meets with Bloomberg to talk guns

President Obama on Wednesday met with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an...

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Obama Admin Working On Gun Control Executive Order

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 11, 2015 at 1:15pm 12/11/2015 at 1:15pm
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In stark contrast to French president Francois Hollande’s strong response to the Paris terror attacks, Obama gave a half-hearted address to the nation four days after the San Bernardino terror attack . . . and busied himself with gun control.

According to the AP, the Obama administration is working on an executive...

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White House Spokesman: Surging Gun Sales a Tragic Irony

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 11, 2015 at 8:30am 12/11/2015 at 8:30am
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As you may have heard, gun sales are soaring following the terror attack in San Bernardino. In fact, Black Friday saw more applications for necessary background checks than ever before.

According to Josh Earnest, the White House doesn’t appreciate this.

David Rutz reported at the Washington Free Beacon:

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Has the Media Finally Slipped Into Irrelevance?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:15pm 12/8/2015 at 6:15pm
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In the early days of blogging there was a blog called Oh, that liberal media, which regularly exposed instances of liberal media bias. In fact in the early days of blogging that was one of the top achievements of the blogosphere, to point out the easy political bias most supposedly objective...

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Liberty University President Urges Students to Arm Themselves

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 4:30pm 12/6/2015 at 4:30pm
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Recent remarks by Liberty University president Jerry Falwell, Jr. are going viral. In an address to a large audience, he urged students to obtain gun licenses and arm themselves.

Falwell was obviously talking about the terrorists who carried out the attacks in San Bernardino, but as you’ll see below, he had to...

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New York Times Calls for Gun Confiscation on Page One

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 2:30pm 12/5/2015 at 2:30pm
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In a front page editorial, something that hasn’t been done in 95 years, the New York Times is calling for the confiscation of certain kinds of guns and ammunition.

The piece makes no distinction for the motives behind recent shootings. It also ignores the fact that gun violence is declining.

Many Americans are...

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Gun Violence is Actually Declining in the United States

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 4, 2015 at 11:30am 12/4/2015 at 11:30am
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In the wake of the shooting in San Bernardino, politicians and activists on the left have once again renewed their push for gun control.

The fact however, is that gun violence in the U.S. is going down.

Max Ehrenfreund reports at the Washington Post:

We’ve had a massive decline in gun violence in the...

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After San Bernardino Attack, Obama Administration Preps for Gun Control Fight

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:00am 12/4/2015 at 7:00am
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As we are learning more about the radical Islamic terrorists responsible for 14 deaths in San Bernadino, California, the Obama administration and Congressional Democrats are wasting no time in pushing for more gun control.

The media started clamoring for gun control before the buildings were even cleared, and Obama was quick to...

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Is San Bernardino attack Paris II?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 2:45pm 12/3/2015 at 2:45pm
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We reported on the San Bernardino mass shooting yesterday, during which 14 people were slaughtered and 17 others wounded while attending a holiday party.

San Bernardino is about 90 miles north of where I live, and the first I heard about the incident was when a series of Facebook emails were sent...

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Paris Attacks Bring Inevitable Calls for Gun Control From the Left

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 11:30am 11/19/2015 at 11:30am
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As the world reacts to the terror attacks in Paris and French authorities continue to address new developments, some progressives are pushing the left’s pet issue of gun control.

In order to understand their point, you have to completely ignore the fact that France has some of the strictest gun control laws...

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