Month: August 2021

The National Rifle Association (NRA) announced Tuesday that it was canceling its annual Texas meeting due to safety concerns amid rising coronavirus infections around Houston.  In a statement on its website, the gun rights advocacy group said its “top priority is ensuring the health and well-being of our members, staff, sponsors, and supporters.”  “We make
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President Biden and his Attorney General, Merrick Garland, have championed “red flag” laws that authorize courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from possessing or accessing guns based on unproven and uncorroborated allegations by family members, coworkers, law enforcement officers or others. A key feature of these laws is an initial order that is imposed “ex parte” – without notice
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The National Rifle Association announced Tuesday it was canceling its annual meeting in Houston due to Covid-19, as the recent surge of the delta variant threatens to overwhelm hospitals throughout Texas. “Due to concern over the safety of our NRA family and community, we regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the
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By Steve Gorman (Reuters) – The National Rifle Association (NRA) said on Tuesday it has canceled its upcoming annual convention, which was set to open late next week in Houston, citing public health concerns posed by the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. The announcement came amid court action https://www.reuters.com/legal/transactional/nras-unabated-corruption-justifies-shutting-it-down-new-york-says-2021-08-17 brought by New York state Attorney
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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The National Rifle Association announced Tuesday, August 24, it has cancelled its 2021 Annual Meeting set for Houston due to the COVID-19 surge. “We make this difficult decision after analyzing relevant data regarding COVID-19 in Harris County, Texas,” the NRA said in a letter it posted on Twitter. “We also consulted with
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Here’s what you need to know: Security personnel standing guard outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China, in February.Credit…Hector Retamal/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The director of national intelligence on Tuesday delivered a report to President Biden on the origins of the coronavirus epidemic, according to U.S. officials, but the nation’s spy agencies
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Congress is preparing to question officials from President Joe Biden’s administration about its handling of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan as criticism mounts from lawmakers of both parties. House Foreign Affairs Chairman Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) announced yesterday that he invited Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to appear before his committee
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By Gregory Krieg, CNN Kathy Hochul becomes New York’s first female governor at the stroke of midnight on Tuesday morning, replacing her disgraced predecessor, Andrew Cuomo, who resigned amid multiple scandals, including a report from the state attorney general that found he sexually harassed 11 women. A Buffalo native, Hochul served as Cuomo’s lieutenant governor
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Facebook Twitter Pinterest Early Voting For District 10 Started Today ELLIS COUNTY – Former Texas State Representative Jake Ellzey, District 10 who is now sitting in the 6th Congressional District seat after winning that race last month, created  the need for an upcoming special election to fill his vacancy. Early voting has started for a
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Commentary In this episode of Counterculture, “Gun Control and COVID-19,” host Danielle D’Souza Gill explores American freedoms that are being taken away by our government little by little. She also delves into how COVID-19 and gun control are linked together. This video gives us vital information about how the government and Democrats in particular want
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One of the first choices Hochul will face as governor is whether or not to continue her predecessor’s state of emergency on gun violence. Outgoing Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose resignation takes effect at midnight, issued an emergency declaration in July over gun violence. “We went from an epidemic of COVID to an epidemic of gun
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President Biden and his Attorney General, Merrick Garland, have championed “red flag” laws that authorize courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from possessing or accessing guns based on unproven and uncorroborated allegations by family members, coworkers, law enforcement officers or others. A key feature of these laws is an initial order that is imposed “ex parte”
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There is no shortage of historical examples of tyrants using gun control to facilitate the brutalization of a population. The Third Reich used firearm restrictions to control their political enemies and the countries they occupied. The communist countries of the Warsaw Pact tightly controlled or outlawed civilian access to arms. In China, as the Law
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Education and brochures haven’t reduced the number of stray bullets flying in parts of rural Johnson County. Now law enforcement, the county commission and its legal department are considering a measure that will make firing bullets onto or over property without permission a code violation that could carry a maximum $1,000 fine. The new violation
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Thank you to the Second Amendment supporters who gathered in front of the Albemarle County Office Building yesterday to oppose Ordinance No. 21-10’s ban of firearms in public places. Yesterday, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved No. 21-10. The proposed ordinance prohibits firearms, ammunition, and components in county owned or operated buildings, parks,
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Former Democrat Governor Terry McAuliffe holds an 8-percentage point lead over Republican Glenn Youngkin (46%-38%) with 13% undecided in race for Virginia governor, according to The Roanoke College Poll. Democrats also lead the downticket races, with Del. Hala Ayala (D) leading former Del. Winsome Sears (R) by only 6 percenatge points 42%-36% for lieutenant governor
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by Mark Bunch/President Royal Gorge Gun Club/Chairman Fremont County NRA Why you should prepThe world we live in is a very dangerous and unforgiving place. Unless you are lucky enough to own a farm where you can grow all your own food, you are dependent on shopping at a store for all your necessary items.
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OpenSecrets, the non-profit campaign finance watchdog group, reported Thursday that foreign nationals and lobbyists spent an overwhelming $33.5 million during the 2020 election. Foreign nationals are prohibited from contributing to elections in the United States as an effort to ensure other countries aren’t trying to swing American elections. “Foreign agents registered under the Foreign Agents
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