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GOP Lawmakers Joining Democrats to Ban Bump Stocks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2:30pm 10/5/2017 at 2:30pm
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A few GOP lawmakers in the House and Senate have announced they are open to legislation that will ban bump stocks, a device allegedly used by Stephen Paddock in the Las Vegas massacre.

This device “is a sliding stock that when pressed against a shooter’s shoulder allows a semi-automatic gun to shift...

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Police Body Cams Show Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Was Not Racially Profiled

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 3:00pm 9/30/2017 at 3:00pm
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Earlier this month, Mary blogged about Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett claiming that he was racially profiled and victimized by Las Vegas police.  Bennett, an early supporter...

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Las Vegas Police Deny Racial Profiling of NFL Star Michael Bennett

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 7:30pm 9/7/2017 at 7:30pm
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Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas officers of racial profiling and excessive force after the Mayweather-Mcgregor fight in August.

Bennett claimed that the police singled him out and one even threatened to “blow his head off.” The NFL backed Bennett’s story, but the Las Vegas Metr0 Police Department (LVMPD)...

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No one wants to convict these men for their roles in the Bundy ranch standoff

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/23/2017 at 1:00pm
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For the second time, a jury refused to convict participants in the Bundy ranch standoff in 2014.

Tuesday, not only did a jury find Ricky Lovelien and Steven Stewart not guilty, but they were acquitted of all charges. Scott Drexler and Eric Parker...

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Businessman Danny Tarkanian Will Challenge Nevada Sen. Heller in Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/8/2017 at 4:00pm
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Businessman Danny Tarkanian, who has run for different political offices in Nevada,  announced on Fox this morning that will challenge Republican Nevada Senator Dean Heller next year in the primary.

Tarkanian called Heller a “Never-Trumper” and promised to carry out President Donald Trump’s policies. From NBC News:

Heller charted a meandering course through...

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OJ Simpson Granted Parole in Unanimous Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 2:58pm 7/20/2017 at 2:58pm

OJ Simpson has received parole for his 2008 conviction of an armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers. From Fox News:

Commissioner Tony Corda begins. He says Simpson committed a crime and was sent to prison. He says Simpson has no prior convictions and is low risk. He has community support and has...

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Nevada physician: Insurance companies nixing cancer treatment, promoting assisted suicide

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 8:30am 6/1/2017 at 8:30am
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In 2015, I blogged that California had passed an assisted suicide law.

A year later, I noted that one young mother said her insurance company denied her coverage for chemotherapy treatment after originally agreeing to provide the fiscal support for it, but indicated it would be willing to pay for

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Las Vegas Responds to Drug Crisis With Syringe Vending Machines

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:00am 4/18/2017 at 7:00am
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As the nation’s opioid crisis continues to grow, some cities are taking dramatic steps to deal with its associated problems. Las Vegas has actually introduced vending machines which dispense clean syringes for free.

The Daily Caller reports:

Syringe Vending Machines Hit Las Vegas Amid Heroin Crisis

Las Vegas will get the nation’s first vending...

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