Month: July 2021

A Texas organization, Defense Distributed, has posted plans online to help anyone—including terrorists and criminals—make plastic guns that can’t be traced. The move came after a Trump-appointed federal Judge Ryan Nelson wrote an April decision for the three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals clearing the way for sales of the gun plans.
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Media top headlines July 20 In media news today, reporters hit President Biden for walking back sharp criticism of Facebook, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell made eyebrow-raising remarks about crime in Washington, D.C., and the Washington Post lightheartedly mocked Hunter Biden’s art. CNN contributor Van Jones on Tuesday, received the “Courage and Civility Award” and $100 million
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Earlier this year, the Supreme Court decided to hear the NRA-ILA backed case challenging New York’s restrictive concealed-carry-licensing regime. NRA-ILA’s opening brief is located here. Today, NRA-ILA applauds Rep. Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and the 175 other Members of the U.S. House of Representatives who filed an amicus brief supporting this case. Rep. Tenney and her
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Gunfighter Canyon, northern Arizona’s premiere indoor shooting range experience, was recently awarded a five-star rating from NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association for range excellence. The rating is the highest designation for NSSF (National Shooting Sports Foundation) and applies to Gunfighter Canyon’s facilities in both Page and Williams. Gunfighter Canyon is the
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Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams called for an overhaul of the state’s controversial bail reforms following a press conference on gun violence with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in Brooklyn Monday. “Let’s sit down with law enforcement experts, those who have advocated for reform,” Adams, the current Brooklyn borough president and a retired NYPD captain, said at the event citing the National Organization
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Saturday night in our nation’s capital, gunshots outside Washington Nationals ballpark sent fans inside the stadium scrambling for safety, suspended a Major League Baseball game, and injured three people. Mainstream corporate media blamed “gun violence.” The more likely culprit is “gang violence.” Police say the shots came from shooters in separate cars firing at each
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Much has changed since last summer. In July 2020, notoriously anti-gun researchers circulated a paper that alleged an association between what they deemed “excess” gun purchases early in the pandemic and violence. This year, the same researchers disproved their original findings with the addition of new data. Doctor Garen Wintemute and his team at the
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On June 29, Yves Giroux, Canada’s Parliamentary Budget Officer, released a report on the estimated cost of implementing the firearm confiscation (“buyback”) program that is part of the sweeping Order-in-Council announced by Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on May 1, 2020. That law immediately banned more than 1,500 models of firearms (along with any current
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Last September we reported on the saga of Ka’Mauri Harrison, a Louisiana elementary school student who was suspended for having a BB gun that happened to come into view while the fourth grader was participating in online schooling in his own home. That case prompted considerable backlash, but the Jefferson Parish School Board refused to relent
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Tokyo [Japan], July 19 (ANI): Four days ahead of the upcoming Olympics, the Indian shooting contingent on Monday began their training here in Tokyo. The official Twitter handle of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) posted pictures of the shooting contingent resuming their training and it captioned the post as: “The guns they are
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US 00:42 GMT 16.07.2021(updated 00:50 GMT 16.07.2021) Get short URL David Chipman, a gun control advocate nominated by US President Joe Biden to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), has faced doubts from several Democratic senators whose votes are needed for his confirmation – particularly due to Chipman’s tough stance on guns.
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Last week, the Minnesota Legislature adjourned from its 2021 Special Session having passed the Environment Omnibus legislation and no anti-gun measures.  The Environment Omnibus bill includes $900,000 for the “No Child Left Inside” program which can include grants to schools for gun/hunter safety training, and $400,000 for improvements to gun ranges. Special thanks to Senate
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NRA-ILA filed the opening brief in the Supreme Court case challenging New York’s restrictive concealed-carry-licensing regime. The case provides the Supreme Court with the opportunity to finally affirm what most states—and common sense—tell us: the Second Amendment protects a fundamental, individual right to bear arms for self-defense outside of the home. For too long, New
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Dear Texas House District 113 Member: Your State Representative, Rhetta Bowers, has fled the State of Texas on a private jet to Washington, D.C. to avoid a special session of the Texas Legislature.  And, none other than BETO “Hell Yeah, I’ll Take Your Guns” O’Rourke is busy fundraising on social media to finance this junket! While Rep. Bowers refuses to come
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