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Members of Vista Outdoor’s leadership team present a check for more than $146,000 to the Veterans Community Project (Photo: PRNewsfoto/Vista Outdoor Inc.) Vista Outdoor raised more than $146,000 for a homeless veteran’s charity based in Kansas City earlier this month. The Veteran’s Community Project will use the funds to build “tiny house” communities and provide
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Commission chair and Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri gestures as he speaks during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission Meeting, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo) Officials reviewing the Parkland massacre described the alleged suspect’s late mother as an “enabler” who thwarted attempts to help her troubled
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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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