WHY A TEXAS GUN SHOW IS GETTING SHUT DOWN

Found here on theblaze.com by Dave Urbanski Saxet Gun Shows have been held nearly every month since 2010 at an Austin, Texas-area exposition center, but that’s ending after this month.   Travis County commissioners voted not to renew Saxet’s lease for the county’s expo center, ending weeks of negotiations for shows that would have spanned […]
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On first day of online sign-up, 4,500 seek concealed carry permits

Found here on suntimes.com by Elise Dismer SPRINGFIELD – On the first full day of an online sign-up, more than 4,500 concealed carry applicants gunned it to a state website to register for state permits, the Illinois State Police confirmed Monday. Authorities have estimated 350,000 to 400,000 people will sign up for permits to carry […]
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Cities at odds with Minnesota’s gun law

Found here startribune.com The statute prevents most municipalities from enacting their own restrictions, but some do so anyway. Leslie LeCuyer knew the City Council meeting in Foley would be contentious, with townspeople in the central Minnesota community arguing over a city worker’s employment status. LeCuyer, a council member, didn’t know until after the fall meeting, […]
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Detroit police chief James Craig says more citizens should be armed

Found here FoxNews.com Detroit’s police chief has a solution to help drive down crime in one of the nation’s most dangerous cities: arm more citizens.   James Craig made the comments at a police press conference Thursday, when he announced a 7 percent drop in violent crime in 2013, The Detroit News reported. Although urban police typically […]
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Choose Wisely

“And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve . . . But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:15)  We make a lot of choices every day. Our culture places a valued emphasis on the right to choose. […]
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Record-breaking Va. gun sales highest in more than 20 years

By Mark Bowes Richmond Times-Dispatch As expected, Virginia gun sales set a new high in 2013 with nearly 480,000 transactions statewide, breaking the record set a year earlier. Gun transactions in Virginia totaled 479,253 for the year, a 10.8 percent increase over the previous record of 432,387 transactions in 2012, according to Virginia State Police […]
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The fire power of a sticker: Businesses jump to declare support for gun rights

Found on wtop.com WASHINGTON – Businesses across the country are ready to stick ’em up in the name of gun rights, a window sticker that is. A sticker declaring support for the Second Amendment has become the must-have item for like-minded shop owners across the country. And it’s the brainchild of a Leesburg restaurant owner. […]
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THEY’RE HERE: SEE THE NEW LINE OF DUCK COMMANDER GUNS

Found here on theblaze.com by Becket Adams If you’re a gun owner and a fan of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty,” here’s some good news to kick off the new year: A popular gunmaker has just launched a new line of firearms based on the hit TV show. Duck Commander, the family-owned business featured on the show, […]
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Jeff Cooper’s Rifle

Col. Jeff Cooper, the Father of the Modern Pistol Technique, admitted readily that the point of a handgun was to fight your way to a rifle. Most of us these days don’t think that way.  Most folks in his time didn’t think that way either. Please don’t mistake me; I am not talking about just […]
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on December 30, 2013

True Freedom

“Through this Man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins: and by Him all that believe are justified from all things” – Acts 13:38-39   The Apostle Paul spoke these words as “words of encouragement” to a gathering who thought their religious standards would grant them righteous salvation.  Paul was clear and concise.  There […]
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Guns for gals rising in popularity

Found here on weau.com TILDEN, Wis. (WEAU) — Men often turn to jewelry and sweets when shopping for their sweetheart’s Christmas gifts. But experts say this holiday season a non-traditional kind of gift, is making a big boom. It’s not something many are used to seeing on walls at gun stores in our area, a pop of color- red, pink, purple, […]
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NH Man Pulls Gun On Would-Be Carjacker

Found here boston.cbslocal.com NASHUA, N.H. (CBS) —- Paul Jensen was sitting in the driver’s seat of his Ford Taurus in a hospital parking lot in Nashua when police say James Paul suddenly opened up the passenger door. “As he started to get in, I didn’t have time to think about it, I just reacted, by […]
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on December 23, 2013

Soldier to appeal conviction in gun rights trial

Found here on foxnews.com An Army soldier convicted in November of a misdemeanor count of interfering with the duties of a police officer for carrying an assault rifle while hiking with his teenage son plans to appeal the decision. The Army Times, citing the Temple Daily Telegram, reports an attorney for U.S. Army Master Sgt. […]
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Faith and Freedom

It is beyond refute that our founders called upon and were inspired by the divine teachings and principles set forth in the Bible. It was George Washington himself who said: “Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can […]
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on December 22, 2013

NRA sues Sunnyvale over ammo magazine ban

Found on mercurynews.com SUNNYVALE — Sunnyvale’s new gun-control ordinance stops at the city line, but the National Rifle Association hopes a federal lawsuit it filed this week challenging the law will ripple all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The gun rights group’s highly anticipated suit comes six weeks after 67 percent of Sunnyvale […]
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on December 20, 2013

CO SHERIFF: GUN CONTROL LAWS ‘HURT LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS’

Found here on humanevents.com by Teresa Mull Colorado is a curious place. It went blue for Obama both in the 2008 and 2012 elections, but when it comes to gun control, the Rocky Mountain state definitely does not have the president’s agenda in its sights. John Cooke has been sheriff of Weld County for 11 […]
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More Good News in the Battle to Preserve Second Amendment Freedoms

Found here on danieljmitchell.wordpress.com by Dan Mitchell Like all advocates of freedom, I normally despair about the future. Whether we’re measuring the ever-growing burden of government or the erosion of key forms of social capital such as self-reliance and the work ethic, it seems that the world is heading in the wrong direction. But, at least for today, […]
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