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California bill would track gun part sales, require vendor licensing

California bill would track gun part sales, require vendor licensing

Assemblymember Mike Gipson, seen here at a gun control rally, says regulating gun parts currently sold online and over the counter is needed for public safety. (Photo: Gipson’s office) An Assembly bill now in the ...
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Kentucky man sentenced to 32 years for carjacking spree

Kentucky man sentenced to 32 years for carjacking spree

Timothy Lawson, 31, was sentenced to 32 years for a carjacking spree in rural eastern Kentucky. (Photo: Lexington Herald Leader) A Kentucky man will spend the next three decades in federal prison after a violent ...
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Two Kansas sheriff’s deputies shot to death while transporting inmates

Two Kansas sheriff’s deputies shot to death while transporting inmates

Deputy Patrick Rohrer, left, and Deputy Theresa King, right, died Friday while transporting prisoners in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo: Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Department) Two sheriff’s deputies died last week while transporting inmates in Kansas City, ...
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Calls for gun control follow New Jersey ‘Art All Night’ festival shooting

Calls for gun control follow New Jersey ‘Art All Night’ festival shooting

Gov. Phil Murphy visited the scene of the Trenton Art All Night festival on Sunday, where hours earlier 22 were injured– 17 by gunfire– in what Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said occurred because of ...
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A Shooting in New Jersey’s Second Most Violent City Means We Need More Federal Gun Control

A Shooting in New Jersey’s Second Most Violent City Means We Need More Federal Gun Control

courtesy watsoncoleman.house.gov “After every shooting, we talk about motive, mental illness and every other distraction from the real problem — guns. New Jersey has some of the strongest gun safety legislation in the country. That ...
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With gun control tracking at the state level, Illinois county resolves to support gun rights instead

With gun control tracking at the state level, Illinois county resolves to support gun rights instead

The Clark County Board resolution passed last week argues a number of proposed gun control bills backed by state lawmakers violate people’s constitutional rights. (Photo: Clark County Court Reporter’s office) The County Board of Clark ...
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Shooting at New Jersey arts festival injures 22 (VIDEO)

Shooting at New Jersey arts festival injures 22 (VIDEO)

Gunfire erupted during an all-night arts festival in New Jersey over the weekend, killing one man and wounding 22 others. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri told reporters 33-year-old Tahaij Wells died after opening fire at ...
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Georgia Couple Shoots Three Armed Attackers Outside Grocery Store

Georgia Couple Shoots Three Armed Attackers Outside Grocery Store

You carry a concealed handgun because you never know. You don’t just strap one on when you’re going to an “iffy part of town.” The truth is, there’s no way to predict when the worst ...
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Sixteen Shot in Overnight Arts Festival in Trenton, New Jersey

Sixteen Shot in Overnight Arts Festival in Trenton, New Jersey

A shoot-out erupted in a 24-hour arts festival held in a warehouse in Trenton New Jersey last night. Nearly two dozen people were injured after gunfire broke out early Sunday during a fight at an ...
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Florida Man Tries Two Carjackings, Discovers Both Drivers Are Carrying Guns

Florida Man Tries Two Carjackings, Discovers Both Drivers Are Carrying Guns

courtesy actionnewsjax.com Before the Parkland shooting and Governor Rick Scott’s capitulation to the forces of civilian disarmament, Florida was affectionately known as The Gunshine State. That moniker was earned for having the most citizens with ...
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New Jersey town passes zoning that effectively prohibits gun shops

New Jersey town passes zoning that effectively prohibits gun shops

The new zoning prohibits gun sales within 1,000 feet of churches, parks, schools and similar common places. (Photo: Piscataway Township) The city of Piscataway on Thursday passed a local zoning ordinance that Second Amendment advocates ...
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Bump stocks outlawed in Delaware, ‘assault weapon’ ban kept alive

Bump stocks outlawed in Delaware, ‘assault weapon’ ban kept alive

Delaware Gov. John Carney signed the bill banning bump stocks and trigger cranks within hours of its approval by the state House on Thursday. (Photo: Carney’s office) Democratic Gov. John Carney on Thursday signed legislation ...
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Murphy signs 6 gun control bills in New Jersey, immediately hit with lawsuit (VIDEO)

Murphy signs 6 gun control bills in New Jersey, immediately hit with lawsuit (VIDEO)

Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy inked a six-pack of new gun laws on Wednesday as promised while a Second Amendment group returned fire in the shape of a legal challenge. The bills, approved by lawmakers last ...
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Tennessee Law Exempting County Commissioners From Public Building Gun Ban Takes Effect July 1

Tennessee Law Exempting County Commissioners From Public Building Gun Ban Takes Effect July 1

A few animals who exercise their Second Amendment rights are about to be more equal than others in Tennessee. A new state law that creates a special exemption for county commissioners so that they may ...
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New Jersey Attorney General Threatens Makers of 80% Lowers

New Jersey Attorney General Threatens Makers of 80% Lowers

courtesy nj.com “These weapons are illegal in our state. Your actions violate the laws of New Jersey and, if you do not stop these activities within 15 days, I will bring legal action against your ...
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Wyoming: Another Successful Handgun Defense Against a Grizzly Bear

Wyoming: Another Successful Handgun Defense Against a Grizzly Bear

On May 31, 2018, at about two o’clock in the afternoon, 23-year-old Noah Kolis was guiding three friends from Chicago. They started at his boyhood home near Cora, Wyoming. His dog, a Chesapeake-Lab mix, was ...
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Big Bank Blowback, Nervous in New York and Sub Gun Fun – TTAG Daily Digest

Big Bank Blowback, Nervous in New York and Sub Gun Fun – TTAG Daily Digest

Handgun retailers lobbying Congress after credit shutdown Time to sweat a few CEOs under the lights like they did Zuckerberg . . . Cut off by their credit card processors, some handgun retailers are asking ...
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Gun control pundits: Florida carry permit gaffe another reason against national reciprocity

Gun control pundits: Florida carry permit gaffe another reason against national reciprocity

Anti-gun groups argue that a scandal recently brought to light in the Sunshine State points to an underlying issue with the concept of national concealed carry reciprocity. Last week news broke that the Florida Department ...
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California couple pleads guilty in illegal exporting scheme

California couple pleads guilty in illegal exporting scheme

A California couple pleaded guilty this week for shipping night vision scopes overseas without a license, according to the Department of Justice. Hillsborough residents Naum Morgovsky, 69, and Irina Morgovsky, 66, exported scope components to ...
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