Month: November 2020

Yesterday, the Senate passed important School Security Legislation, Senate Bill 317.  This measure now heads to the House for further consideration.  Please contact your State Representative and ask them to support the right to self-defense of school employees. Senate Bill 317, sponsored by Senator Bill Coley, allows those school employees who are authorized to lawfully carry a concealed firearm for
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House Republicans are looking to seize on their better-than-expected showing in this year’s election to get a fundraising boost from outside groups ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. Republicans have so far netted eight seats in the House this year and may still gain a few more. And while Democrats are poised to hold on
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The consent order follows a three-year investigation. November 18, 2020, 4:21 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article The National Rifle Association on Wednesday agreed to pay $2.5 million to resolve claims it violated New York insurance laws. The consent order follows a three-year investigation by the state’s Department of
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Wake-up America and listen to the real power source in America’s communication media. “Talk Radio Is Turning Millions of Americans Into Conservatives” Well folks, we are in the middle of it for now and “the truth will come out the ole axiom says”. Again, here is another important and interesting article relative to the mass
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Burgess Owens has defeated Utah’s 4th district Democratic Rep. Ben McAdams. In another triumph for House Rs, #UT04 Rep. Ben McAdams (D) just conceded to Burgess Owens (R), per @DeseretNews. https://t.co/13lpcgqaW1 — Dave Wasserman (@Redistrict) November 16, 2020 McAdams is reportedly conceding the race and left a voicemail Monday for Owens, according to Deseret News.
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A Gallup survey released Monday finds Americans’ support for stricter gun control laws has fallen back to the lower levels witnessed in 2016. According to Gallup, support for more gun control has fallen seven percent since last year alone. Americans’ overall support for more gun control stands at 57 percent, down substantially from the 67 witnessed
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Just in case anyone needed further proof that much of the federal bureaucracy is more interested in serving themselves and left-wing political interests than public service, news broke this week that rogue elements of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) have been conspiring with Joe Biden’s transition team to enact gun control by
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Social science methods are not perfect, but that has never stopped anti-gun researchers from making outlandish claims. Most recently, a team of researchers led by Doctor Apurva Bhatt from the University of Missouri Kansas City sought to evaluate the effect of changes in Missouri firearms laws on suicides among teenagers and young adults. Their analysis
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What must residents of other advanced nations think when they see a band of armed, self-appointed vigilantes openly carrying assault rifles, wearing crisscrossed ammunition belts, and scaring the hell out of fellow citizens? Has America turned into a banana republic? How could this happen to the world’s oldest democracy, a once-proud model for other nations?
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To submit an item for the Outdoors calendar, contact The Topeka Capital-Journal by email at jrouse@cjonline.com. Events subject to change/cancellation. Please notify by email if your event has been rescheduled. View the complete calendar online. NOVEMBER 15 — Wild Turkey 100, Ravenwood Lodge. For more information, call 800-656-2454. 17 — Fire & Ice: Kiowa Co.
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This much was learned from the state-mandated cleanups of two abandoned firing ranges near the Western North Carolina city of Brevard and the federal indictment of a city official accused of mishandling hazardous waste from one of them: Outdoor firing ranges exist in a regulatory dead zone. They need no state or federal permit to
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Minnesota Republicans ousted another group of rural Democrats in the 2020 election, widening an existing geographic divide between the parties. But the GOP victories in outstate Minnesota also had a lesser noticed side effect: fracturing DFL leadership on farm policy.  MinnPost photo by Walker Orenstein Rep. Collin Peterson The defeat of U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson,
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Republican Greg Gianforte has a history of support for rolling back protections for public lands and waters.   Governor-elect Greg Gianforte (left) takes a selfie with Montana’s USDA State Director Charles Robinson and Southern Montana Telephone Company owner Bob Helming at a February 2020 (pre-COVID) celebrating a fiber-to-the-home network construction project. This story was originally
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Senate candidate Jon Ossoff (D-GA) is campaigning on a ban on the sale of semi-automatic rifles and “high capacity” magazines. On his campaign website Ossoff says, “I support a ban on the sale of semi-automatic rifles (“assault weapons”) and high-capacity magazines to the general public.” A ban on semi-automatic rifles, which he referred to as “assault weapons,”
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By Larry Keane Former Vice President Joe Biden declared election victory, even as President Donald Trump continues to challenge results in several states. Runoffs are slated for both U.S. Senate seats from Georgia, which could decide the balance of power in Washington, D.C. and whether agendas get an unquestioned green light or hit roadblocks. The Biden camp
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Although the 2021 session of the Texas Legislature convenes on January 12, gun control advocates financed by New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg and Beto “Hell Yeah, I’ll Take Your Guns” O’Rourke wasted no time in announcing their declaration of war on your Second Amendment rights in the Lone Star State.  Monday was the first day for the
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