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Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership said this week many physicians support the Second Amendment — despite what the American Medical Association recommends. Dr. Robert Young, a practicing psychiatrist and editor for DRGO, told Guns.com Wednesday the AMA’s recent call for more gun control on Capitol Hill isn’t surprising, even if it’s misguided. “Jumping aboard progressive
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Dr. David O. Barbe, president of the American Medical Association, encouraged members to support recommendations regulating firearms access at its 2018 annual meeting. (Photo: American Medical Association) The American Medical Association waded further into the gun control debate this week, recommending policymakers adopt a range of regulations limiting firearms access nationwide. Dr. David O. Barbe,
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Cardinal Cupich dedicated the Tolton Peace Center in Chicago’s Austin area last month, which includes a sculpture by artist Timothy Schmalz entitled Thou Shall Not Kill depicting Jesus weeping over a gunshot victim. (Photo: The Chicago Catholic) In recent weeks, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has expanded its gun program with the support of
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Edwards, a Democrat, approved the popular bill without comment. (Photo: Governor’s Office) Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards last week approved legislation to allow more people to carry a concealed handgun in places of worship across the state. The proposal, SB 402, changes state regulations on security guards in places like churches and synagogues while dropping
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will host roundtable discussions on school safety May 22-24, 2018 at the state capitol. (Photo: Texas Governor’s office) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a schedule of roundtable discussions on school security this week in response to the state’s deadliest school shooting in nearly 50 years. Beginning Tuesday, advocates on both sides
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Professional firearms instructors across the country will offer free training classes to school administrators and teachers this weekend as part of the first annual “National Train a Teacher Day.” NTATD, a collaborative effort between ScotShot instructor Grant Gallagher and Trigger Pressers Union founder Klint Macro, will provide medical, concealed carry and tactical training for school
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The CalSTRS Board meeting on May 10, 2018. (Photo: CalSTRS/Facebook) The nation’s second largest pension fund will reconsider its relationship with wholesalers and retailers of modern sporting rifles. The California State Teachers’ Retirement System voted unanimously last week to enact a plan of engagement with the outdoor retailers in its portfolio — including Walmart, Dick’s
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Slide Fire Solutions SSAR-15 MOD bump stock. (Photo: Slide Fire Solutions/Facebook) Gun Owners of America warned the president this week his proposed bump stock ban will endanger gun rights under future administrations. The advocacy group drafted a letter Wednesday to President Donald Trump, urging him to squash the ban before it turns into a “slippery slope”
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“I support a ban on ‘assault-style’ weapons,” Wheeler told student activists at City Hall on Friday. (Photo: Wheeler/Twitter) Mayor Ted Wheeler, a Democrat, promised a group seeking gun control that he would work to both institute local regulations and overturn a state ban on such laws. Speaking to a group of student activists gathered outside
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivor Carlos “Carlitos” Rodriguez speaks as teens kick off a voter registration rally, a day ahead of the 19th anniversary at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. (Photo: Rick Wilking/Reuters) Teenagers in the Denver suburb of Littleton organized a rally Thursday to amp up youth voter registration ahead of November’s
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GOP mega-donor Al Hoffman launched Americans for Gun Control Now last month at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington. (Photo: Al Hoffman/Facebook) A prominent Republican donor bankrolled the newest political action committee dedicated to gun control on Capitol Hill. Al Hoffman, an 83-year-old retired real estate developer from southern Florida, raised more than
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