Month: June 2020

Black Lives Matter is now more popular than the president of the United States — and not slightly more popular than the president, much more popular. TRUMP TO SIGN EXECUTIVE ORDER ON POLICING TO ‘BUILD TRUST’ IN LAW ENFORCEMENT A survey this week by Rasmussen, a right-leaning pollster, found that 62 percent of likely voters now
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up new cases for next term that gun rights groups claimed denied Second Amendment rights. The court did not accept a batch of nearly a dozen cases that gun groups had hoped the court, fortified with more conservative members, might consider. Among them were cases
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DATE:  June 15, 2020 TO:      USF & NRA Members and Friends FROM: Marion P. Hammer   USF Executive Director   NRA Past President   Young American for Liberty declared VICTORY today after forcing Florida Agriculture Commissioner to back down. Their Press Release follows:  Victory! YAL forces Nikki Fried to reopen ConcealedWeapons License applications
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The NRA won. The rights of law-abiding New Mexicans to purchase a firearm and go to the range have been vindicated.   In April, the NRA—along with the New Mexico Shooting Sports Association, Second Amendment Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition, and Mountain States Legal Foundation—filed suit in federal court against Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham for shuttering
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FILE PHOTO: A police officer is seen on the plaza in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Washington, U.S., April 15, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a series of cases seeking to expand gun rights, showing
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In an arrangement unique to Washington, D.C., the local police department is the only federally licensed firearms dealer that is open to the public. Residents tell the Washington Free Beacon, however, that legally obtaining a handgun has become nearly impossible due to the department’s inaction. The city faced a dilemma in mid-March when the only licensed
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FILE PHOTO: A police officer is seen on the plaza in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Washington, U.S., April 15, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a series of new cases seeking to expand gun rights.
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Endorsements can help your fundraising. Let’s be blunt: One of the biggest reasons why endorsements matter to campaigns is that endorsements can open the pocketbooks of potential donors. When organizations endorse a candidate, they announce that they’ve done so, raising the attention given to the campaign and alerting those who are affiliated with their organization that this
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Howard University law students Chanel Sherrod, Domonique Dille and Temitope Aladetimi brought handmade signs to a protest near the White House last Saturday. Sam Gringlas/NPR hide caption toggle caption Sam Gringlas/NPR Howard University law students Chanel Sherrod, Domonique Dille and Temitope Aladetimi brought handmade signs to a protest near the White House last Saturday. Sam
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1of4FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Dave Chappelle poses in the press room with the best comedy album award for “The Age of Spin” and “Deep in the Heart of Texas” at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York. Chappelle celebrated George Floyda€™s life and ripped the media for the way
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This week, the California Assembly passed anti-gun bills AB 2362 and AB 2847.  The bills will now move to the Senate for further consideration.   AB 2362, sponsored by Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi (D-66), authorizes the Department of Justice to levy monetary fines of up to $1,000 on licensed firearms dealers for minor technical violations.  This bill is
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On June 1, the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons and North Fork held a debate between the four candidates vying for the Democratic nomination and who will then face off against incumbent Lee Zeldin (R-NY1) for the New York’s 1st Congressional District seat. The nominees in the upcoming primary election June 23 are
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Bill Cotterell, Capital Curmudgeon Published 8:40 a.m. CT June 12, 2020 Bill Cotterell (Photo: Democrat files) It’s too bad the Florida Supreme Court shot down the public petition campaign for a ban on military-style “assault weapons” last week. Not because the justices ruled, 4-1, that the amendment’s ballot summary had some deceptive wording. That sort of
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Johnson County businessman Bob Hamilton, who entered the race for the Republican nomination for US Senate somewhat later than other candidates, at the end of March, visited Pittsburg on Wednesday and spoke with the Morning Sun about why he is running. “I see the mess that we have in Washington,” Hamilton said.
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JEFFERSON CITY — One night in the Missouri Capitol building in 2016, lawmakers made what some acknowledged at the time was a mistake — a mistake that, for four years, hasn’t been fixed. Both the Senate and House voted to override then-Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 656, which allows conceal and carry without
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