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House Democrats on Wednesday advanced legislation that would establish a federally controlled list of people who voluntarily agree to be blocked from buying guns. The bill is aimed at preventing gun suicides, which supporters of the legislation say is claiming the lives of more than 25,000 Americans each year. The proposal from Reps. Pramila Jayapal,
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Del. Brewer proposes allowing concealed carry in Capitol Square Published 1:08 pm Wednesday, December 7, 2022 Brewer (File photo) Del. Emily Brewer, R-Isle of Wight, has proposed legislation that would allow concealed-carry permit holders to bring firearms into Richmond’s Capitol Square and surrounding state government buildings. Brewer announced the legislation, filed as House Bill 1407,
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Anti-gun politicians in New Jersey have debated S.3214 for weeks stretching into months with final action expected soon.  That debate is only an illusion, however.  The outcome was predetermined as Majority Democrats in Trenton are adamant on jamming through a bill to scuttle your constitutional rights despite this summer’s landmark decision reaffirming the right to
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Maryland lawmakers declared their 2023 gun control agenda to expand gun-free zones where law-abiding citizens will not be able to carry for self-defense. This attempt flies in the face of the U.S. Supreme Court’s NYSRPA v. Bruen ruling, which affirmed that the Right-to-Carry applies outside the home. Gun control advocates have seized on the “sensitive places” language in
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This week, tearful but tenacious families of the 19 children murdered in their Uvalde classrooms at Robb Elementary School marked Día de Muertos, Day of the Dead, by marching on the Texas capitol to both honor their lost children and reiterate their (futile) months-long pleas for sensible gun reform from Gov. Greg ‘Could-Have-Been-Worse’ Abbott and
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Beneath the still-gleaming white dome, the US Capitol’s new generation of promising leaders are jockeying for position, staking their turf, marking their hydrants and swapping last-minute promises for next year’s power. Today we will mainly be speaking to just one category of our promising new leaders: The ones who want the American populace to know
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How appropriate is it that “gaslighting” (“the act or practice of grossly misleading someone especially for one’s own advantage”) is Merriam Webster’s word of the year for 2022. In May 2020, Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unilaterally imposed, through Orders-in-Council, a ban on thousands of firearm models and variants arbitrarily classified as “assault weapons,”
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In recent years, much of elite opinion has been dedicated to obfuscating the causes and solutions to the increase in violent crime. At its least harmful, this messaging effort has focused on the admittedly complicated array of factors that can contribute to crime. At its worst, the campaign has sought to scapegoat the rights of
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Last week, an NRA-ILA backed lawsuit was filed challenging Oregon Measure 114, which created a mislabeled permit-to-purchase a firearm and banned the possession of magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition. The lawsuit also asked the court to preliminary enjoin the measure—especially the permit-to-purchase requirement, because there was no infrastructure in place
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Beneath the still-gleaming white dome, the Capitol’s new generation of promising leaders are jockeying for position. As our prospective congressional leaders quietly worked behind the scenes to climb the leadership ladder, our news was dominated by horrific news of mass shootings. And those who hoped to see a solution by watching Congress in action saw
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Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts. The Second Amendment reads: “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” Traditionally, this was seen as a barrier to the federal government running roughshod over the states,
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The heads of the Oregon police chiefs and sheriffs associations have submitted statements to a federal judge, saying their agencies are unprepared and not staffed or funded to support a permitting program for prospective gun buyers as required under Measure 114, which is supposed to take effect Thursday. Jason Myers, a retired Marion County sheriff
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