Month: March 2022

Apr 2nd 2022 IT IS BEST known as the home of “Florida Man”, infamous for oddball residents committing dubious deeds involving alligators and the like. Yet Florida has a record of creating policies that catch on elsewhere. An early example came in 1889, when it became the first state to adopt a poll tax, requiring
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The Maine Senate may hold a floor vote as early as tomorrow, March 31st, on Sunday hunting legislation, LD 2014.  As amended, LD 2014 allows Sunday hunting on private property with written landowner permission, statewide.  Maine is just one of two states that does not allow any form of hunting on Sundays, due to an
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For the Tomahawk Leader LINCOLN COUNTY – Competitive races in Supervisory Districts throughout Lincoln County will appear on April 5 ballots. Learn more about some of the candidates below. To view Lincoln County’s Supervisory District maps, visit www.lincoln.wi.us/bc-county-board/page/district-maps/. District 1 Incumbent William R. Bialecki is running unopposed in Lincoln County District 1. Name:  William (Bill)
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“It will incorporate the diverse perspectives that make our party strong,” DNC chair Jaime Harrison told members of the DNC’s rules and bylaws committee at a Monday night meeting on primary reform, speaking of the 2024 calendar. Story continues below advertisement The party needed to review primaries “with an eye toward diversity,” added DNC member
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Today and Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee will hear House Bill 2166, to exempt firearms and firearm safety equipment from sales tax, and House Bill 2473, to discourage banks from discriminating against the firearm industry. Please use the Request to Speak application (RTS) on the Arizona State Legislature website, to ask committee members to SUPPORT House Bills
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The U.S. gun industry is shipping firearms to Ukraine for military and civilian defense against Russian invasion forces. The National Shooting Sports Federation (NSSF), a Connecticut-based trade industry group, has instructed its more than 8,000 members on how to obtain an expedited U.S. export license to ship guns and ammunition “for use by Ministry of
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Image Courtesy of Ahadi Kwame Ture. Gun violence disproportionately affects Black communities, especially when including transgressions such as fatal police shootings. According to NPR, Black Americans are purchasing firearms at higher rates for self-defense or violence reduction strategies. With the increase of firearms circulating in the Black community, Ahadi Kwame Ture decided to start an
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Democrats running in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race met on stage for the first time Monday, highlighting rifts between the candidates after a heated party endorsement process.  U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, attorney Morgan Harper and tech executive Traci Johnson faced off at Central State University just weeks before the primary, slated for May 3. The three are vying for the
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Tomorrow, at 10:30AM, the Senate General Laws committee will hear House Bill 1462, to reduce areas where law-abiding citizens are left defenseless. Then, at 1:00PM, the Senate Insurance and Banking Committee will hear Senate Bill 1048, to discourage banks from discriminating against the firearm industry. If you wish to find information on attending the hearings, click
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The Statehouse is back open, and anti-gun politicians are planning to take it out on law-abiding gun owners this week.  Both the House and the Senate Judiciary Committees are planning marathon gun bill hearings on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.  This latest onslaught contains over two dozen bills each night, and while there are a few pro-gun bills on
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Kay Ivey (file photo from the Office of Kay Ivey) MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama is now the 22nd constitutional carry state, and the first state to pass and sign constitutional carry in 2022.  All law-abiding citizens will soon be able to exercise the right to carry a gun without a permit.  Cullman City Police Chief
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Tomorrow, the Senate Committee on Judiciary will hear House Bill 2075HD1, to make changes to Hawaii’s pistol permitting and registration system in an effort to comply with the recent Yukutake v. Connors court case decision. The House previously passed HB 2075 on March 8th. The hearing will also be available by video conference. For information on viewing the
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Two years ago, Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced a sweeping, immediate ban of thousands of firearm models and variants, imposed unilaterally through Orders in Council. The rationale was that these previously lawful sporting and hunting guns were “military grade assault weapons,” a term that doesn’t exist in Canadian law. Although the transfer, transport
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According to researchers at the Yale Chief Executives Leadership Institute, more than 350 major U.S. companies have divested, closed or suspended Russian operations since the Ukraine invasion. The group has identified 43 continuing to do business there; others are scaling back or delaying activity. Here are actions companies with major operations in Iowa have taken. Analysis: Why some Iowa companies
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Photos: TwitterYouTube Is New York City about to witness a reemergence of the “Broken Windows” policing policy under the city’s second Black mayor because of concerns regarding the violent crime wave we’re witnessing here–and across the country during this COVID crisis? Sadly, that appears to be the coming reality. Mayor Eric Adams has claimed this
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