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CA Supreme Court: Bullet stamping law survives despite being impossible to comply with

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 5:05pm 6/28/2018 at 5:05pm

This is a joke, right?

I thought there must be a misinterpretation when I saw this tweet from an AP reporter:

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Someone Called 911 to Report Man With Bassoon, Mistaking the Instrument for a Weapon

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/17/2018 at 7:00pm
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Eric Barga arrived at Covenant Presbyterian Church about a half hour early for bell choir practice. April 5 was “one of the first nice days,” Barga remembers, so he sat on the trunk of his car and began killing time by playing scales.

Less than ten minutes later, two law enforcement units...

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Student Activists Fight Effort to Arm Campus Police at Georgetown

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/15/2018 at 12:00pm
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The effort to arm campus police was led by one student group. Now, a coalition of other student groups is fighting it.

The College Fix reports:

Georgetown University activists fight effort to arm campus cops, say it would endanger minorities

A coalition of student groups at Georgetown University, along with the campus newspaper’s editorial...

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Mossberg Firearms Latest Company to Sever Ties With Dick’s Sporting Goods

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/10/2018 at 1:00pm
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America’s oldest family-owned firearms manufacturer Mossberg has severed ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods and their subsidiary Field & Stream after the retailers hired gun control lobbyists in April.

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Trump NRA Speech Draws Ire In France, Britain

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 11:00am 5/8/2018 at 11:00am
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President Trump gave a great speech at the NRA on Friday, and given the venue, his speech was primarily focused on our Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.  Some of what he had to say, however, has ruffled some feathers in the UK and France.

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Retired Lt. Colonel Oliver North Will Take Over as NRA President

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 7, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/7/2018 at 3:00pm
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In the next few weeks, retired Lt. Colonel Oliver North will take over as president of the National Rifle Association.

Lt. Colonel North is currently an NRA board member, served on Reagan’s National Security Council, and is an all-around badass.

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A 70-year-old Grandmother Shoots Man Allegedly Breaking Into Her Home

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 5:30pm 5/6/2018 at 5:30pm
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Maxine Thompson, a 70-year-old grandmother, heard sounds in the night and found a man climbing through a smashed window into her home.

The alleged intruder was greeted by a very angry—and armed—Thompson, whose son is a Philadelphia police officer.  Thompson shot him in the arm, and the suspect fled on foot...

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Student “Stand for the Second” Protests Largely Ignored by National Media

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/6/2018 at 12:00pm
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High school students in at least forty states participated in a walkout in defense of the Second Amendment and gun rights this week. The walkout was dubbed “Stand for the Second” and while many national media outlets carried the story in print, national television coverage was scarce.

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Georgetown Students Defend Second Amendment, Want Campus Police Armed

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8:00am 4/24/2018 at 8:00am
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This is amazing news. It’s the opposite of what’s happening at so many other schools.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Georgetown students defend Second Amendment, call on university to arm police officers

In response to the ongoing debate about the safety of gun-free college campuses, students at one private university have called on their school’s...

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Vermont: NRA Takes on Republican Governor “Flip-Flop Phil” Scott Over Latest Gun Laws

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 9:00am 4/18/2018 at 9:00am
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Last month, I blogged about Republican Vermont governor Phil Scott’s complete change in stance on the Second Amendment.  At that time, he had signed a “raft of gun control measures” and explained that his thinking...

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NRA Membership Drive: Sign Up 100,000 New Members In 100 Days

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 5:30pm 4/15/2018 at 5:30pm

The NRA has set up a membership drive to sign up 100,000 new members in 100 days.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

The National Rifle Association announced a membership drive on Thursday with the goal of signing up 100,000 new members in the next 100 days.

“The NRA’s strength is in our dedicated and...

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College Republicans Organize Pro-Second Amendment Events

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 9, 2018 at 8:00am 4/9/2018 at 8:00am
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This is being done in response to the March for Our Lives event. Good for these students.

The College Fix reports:

On heels of March for Our Lives, College Republicans host pro-Second Amendment events

Several chapters of College Republicans around the country will host events to educate students about the Second Amendment and gun...

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Georgia: Sheriff’s Concealed Carry Sign Goes Viral

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 5:30pm 4/8/2018 at 5:30pm
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Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolly has a brand-new welcome sign for his county.  It warns visitors that “Our citizens have concealed weapons.  If you kill someone, we might kill you back.”

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A Georgia sheriff, whose politically incorrect welcome sign went viral in 2015, has a new, bold message for visi...

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South Carolina: State Legislators Introduce Secession Bill Over Gun Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 3:30pm 4/8/2018 at 3:30pm
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A group of Republican state lawmakers in South Carolina introduced a bill that would convene the state assembly to discuss secession “if the federal government confiscates legally purchased firearms in this State.”

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NC Man Gives Passionate Defense Of Second Amendment At City Council Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/7/2018 at 2:00pm
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It’s difficult sometimes to remain positive in the seemingly pervasive post-Parkland gun-grabbing fever, but as pervasive as that fever feels, it’s heartening to remember that we are not alone in the seemingly daily battle against leftist attacks on our Second Amendment.

Mark Robinson attended a city council meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina...

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Vermont: “Raft” Of Gun Control Measures Passes Legislature, Heads To Governor

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 4:00pm 3/31/2018 at 4:00pm
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Vermont is known for being a gun-friendly state, so gun-friendly, in fact, that socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) squirms whenever the issue of gun control comes up.  Last year, Guns & Ammo ranked Vermont #20 on its annual Best States for Gun Owners list.

That may all change, however.  The Vermont legislature has...

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Florida: Broward County Has Already Confiscated Guns From Seven People

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 3:30pm 3/31/2018 at 3:30pm
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On March 9, 2018, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) signed a gun control bill into law and the state was promptly sued by the NRA.

As it’s been only a few weeks, there aren’t great statewide numbers yet, but the Miami News Herald reports that seven people in Broward County alone have...

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