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Do Gun Rights Arguments Really Need Context?

Found here: bearingarms.com by Jenn Jacques Every once in a while, an article is written by a blogger or journalist that demonstrates exactly how idiotic gun control talking points can be. Much to my surprise, this morning I came across such an article on The Blaze, one of my go-to news sources at the start of […]
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Black gun rights advocate challenges Obama’s call after church shooting

Found here: washingtontimes.com by Valerie Richardson President Obama and other black leaders called for tighter access to firearms last week in reaction to the mass shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, but not Kenn Blanchard. A former Marine, Christian pastor and author of “Black Man with a Gun,” Mr. Blanchard wants […]
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Column: Rubio trying to restore 2nd Amendment rights of Washington DC residents

Found here: thegunwriter.blogs.heraldtribune.com by Lee Williams Washington D.C. residents have never had any real Second Amendment rights, in a city where the violent crime rate is more than three times the national average, according to FBI’s Uniform Crime Report data. Unless a resident has money and/or political influence, the ability to legally carry a firearm […]
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Gun Registration Is The First Step Towards Disarming The People

Found here: dailycaller.com by Pierreguy Veer Based on media reports, the Canadian province of Quebec is going to descend into chaos very soon. The Supreme Court ruled last week that data from its gun registry could be destroyed. It didn’t take long before the media started interviewing victims of the Polytechnique School, where 14 women […]
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THE GERMANWINGS CRASH AND GUN CONTROL

Found here: powerlineblog.com by John Hinderaker Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz carried out a horrifying mass murder of the passengers aboard Germanwings flight 9525. It has come to light that he was diagnosed with serious mental illness, but medical professionals were prevented by German law from communicating his condition to the airline, and Lubitz hid his psychological […]
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BOB COSTAS: DID FOUNDERS WANT US BUYING ‘COP-KILLER, ARMOR PIERCING BULLETS?’

Found here: breitbart.com by Awr Hawkins On the March 20 episode of Real Time With Bill Maher, NBC Sportscaster Bob Costas laughed off criticism of his many pro-gun control comments and added to them by asking if people really believe the Founding Fathers wanted “private citizens… to purchase cop-killer, armor-piercing bullets” and an “AK-47″? Maher opened […]
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Gun control advocates lose another round with departure of ATF chief

Found here: news.yahoo.com by Brad Knickerbocker of The Christian Science Monitor The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has never been a favorite with gun rights groups or their champions on Capitol Hill. To put it mildly. The departure of ATF Director B. Todd Jones this week was “to pursue other opportunities […]
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GABBY GIFFORDS: THE GUN CONTROL MOVEMENT’S HUMAN SHIELD

Found here: breitbart.com by Awr Hawkins On March 4 Breitbart News reported on Gabby Giffords’ renewed push to extend background checks to gun shows so that everyone has to pass the same background check her attacker passed. Media outlets and gun control proponents went apoplectic, exposing the fact that they had assumed Giffords would be able […]
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CPAC 2015: THE HISTORY OF GUN CONTROL

Found here: breitbart.com by Warner Todd Huston The history of gun control is one of a constant shift in focus, CPAC attendees learned at a breakout session on Saturday. Anti-gun advocates have moved from a steady push to cancel the Second Amendment on the federal level, to shifting to state level campaigns, and in some cases […]
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RESEARCHER REAFFIRMS: AT LEAST 760,000 DEFENSIVE GUN USES A YEAR

Found here: breitbart.com by Awr Hawkins On February 17 Florida State University criminology professor Gary Kleck responded to recent criticism of his past studies on defensive gun uses (DGUs) by showing why the criticism is wrong and why a minimum of 760,000 DGUs each year is still a viable claim. For any uninitiated readers, Kleck’s […]
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Texas Judge Strikes a Mighty Blow for the Second Amendment

Found here: townhall.com by Bob Barr The fight to protect the Second Amendment from the clutches of the gun control crowd can feel much like the race between the tortoise and the hare made famous in Aesop’s Fables. Backed with huge budgets and armed with the moral elasticity to hijack any national tragedy to further […]
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Let’s not be so quick to believe gun-control rhetoric

Found here: foxnews.com by Dr. John R. Lott, Jr. People walking the streets with guns pose a danger to others, right? With 12 million Americans across all 50 states now having concealed handgun permits, one would think that this question would have been settled one way or another. In fact, contrary to the rhetoric by gun-control organizations, permit […]
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Legal Expert: Gun Rights Are Human Rights

Found here: dailycaller.com by PG Veer By controlling the guns, you can easily control your opponents. This is the core argument Stephen Halbrook, an attorney and expert on gun laws, delivered before the eighth Students for Liberty Conference. “Although it may not be the explicit intent of governments at the time gun registration is enacted […]
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Federal Court: Handgun Transfer Ban Unconstitutional

Found here: legalinsurrection.com by Andrew Branca Yesterday a federal district court in the 5th Circuit ordered summary judgment in favor of several plaintiffs who challenged existing restrictions on handgun transfers across state lines; the court found that the federal government’s existing handgun transfer ban was unconstitutional both on its face and applied to the facts […]
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Federal Appellate Court Rules EPA Cannot Regulate Content of Ammunition

Found here: ammoland.com NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia today upheld the dismissal of the latest lawsuit brought by anti-hunting groups petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue regulations banning traditional ammunition with lead components. The refusal by the EPA to consider the petition was challenged by […]
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Shootings require a more realistic response than gun control: Allan Stevo

Found here: cleveland.com by Allan Stevo Last month, my former roommate was shot and injured in Moscow, Idaho, during a shooting rampage. These shooting rampages should really make us angry. The inane public debate on gun control should anger you even more. We were missionaries together in Bratislava, Slovakia. He was a type-A wunderkind who excelled […]
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