Month: June 2022

The recent massacre of 10 innocent Black People at the ruthless hands of white supremacist Payton Gendron on May 14, 2022, in Buffalo, New York, and the slayings of 19 innocent children by Salvador Ramos, on May 24, 2022 – at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, the teenagers had two remarkable facts in common:
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By Miriam Raftery June 29, 2022 (Sacramento) – The California Department of Justice today revealed that a data breach of concealed carry applicants is far wider than originally reported. According to the DOJ’s press release today,  “Based on the Department’s current investigation, the incident exposed the personal information of individuals who were granted or denied a
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(The Center Square) – One Connecticut-based firearms industry trade group has spent more on lobbying than the National Rifle Association. The National Shooting Sports Foundation, an industry trade association based in Newtown, has spent 40% more than the NRA lobbying Congress since 2019. For 2021 alone, OpenSecrets – a nonpartisan nonprofit tracking money into politics – reports
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Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to announce its endorsement of Derek Schmidt for governor in the 2022 Kansas primary election. “Derek Schmidt is a staunch supporter of our Second Amendment freedoms and he will continue to fight to protect our fundamental right to self-defense,” said Jason Ouimet,
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WYE MILLS — The League of Women Voters sponsored a forum Sunday at Chesapeake College for Democratic candidates seeking to represent Maryland’s 1st Congressional District in the House of Representatives. Heather Mizeur and David Harden answered questions from a moderator and the audience about where they stand on issues prior to the July 19 primary
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On Monday June 27, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced the launch of the California Department of Justice (DOJ)’s Firearms Dashboard Portal. The data tool was designed to give granular firearm transaction and Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) permit holder data to anyone visiting the DOJ’s website. However, astute users quickly realized that the dashboard could
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In the wake of the Buffalo and Uvalde mass shootings, 70% of Republicans said it is more important to protect gun rights than to control gun violence, while 92% of Democrats and 54% of independents expressed the opposite view. Just weeks after those mass shootings, Republicans and gun rights advocates hailed the Supreme Court ruling
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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul won the Democratic primary for governor Tuesday, becoming the first woman to ever win a major-party gubernatorial nomination in the Empire State, the Associated Press projected. The AP called the race for Hochul at 9:26 p.m. Hochul, of Buffalo, easily warded off challenges from fellow Democrats Tom Suozzi – a
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A legal expert discussed how California intended to sidestep the Supreme Court’s ruling regarding the issuance of concealed carry permits during a Fox News appearance Monday night. “California is signaling very hard that it is not going to make it easy for law-abiding citizens like myself sitting here in San Francisco to be able to
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