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The National Rifle Association’s Oregon affiliate, joined by two former state lawmakers, an Oregon sporting goods store and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Thursday filed the third lawsuit challenging Measure 114, a day before a judge hears arguments on whether to delay the gun control measure from taking effect. The suit contends the measure imposes
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Today, the House Government Oversight committee voted 8-5 to pass Senate Bill 185, to guarantee that Second Amendment rights remain protected during emergencies. It will now go to the House floor for further consideration. Please contact your state representative and ask them to SUPPORT SB 185. Senate Bill 185 declares firearm possession, transportation, carrying, commerce,
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Earlier this week, Broomfield City Council advanced a gun control package to impose on law-abiding citizens.  The second reading will be held in January.  In truth, none of the slew of regulations will stop criminals from stealing firearms, getting them on the black market, or getting them from straw purchasers.  According to the Department of Justice (DOJ),
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Someone locks the door, another turns off the lights and closes the shades. Meanwhile, the rest of the class finds somewhere in the room hidden from any entrance. With variations, 95% of students in the U.S. have conducted an active shooter drill according to Everytown For Gun Safety. With every passing day, more and more
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Opinion editor’s note: Editorials represent the opinions of the Star Tribune Editorial Board, which operates independently from the newsroom. ••• Over the summer, President Joe Biden achieved a modest but importantly bipartisan accord on gun reforms. Now the fragile coalition of senators who helped forge that agreement faces a more serious challenge: reinstating the federal
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Today, the California Department of Justice announced an independent study was completed regarding the recent data leak of gun owner information. The study found that while the leak was not intentional, it was “due to a number of deficiencies within DOJ including lack of training, expertise, and professional rigor; insufficient documentation, policies, and procedures; and inadequate oversight” impacting more
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As everyone knows, guns don’t kill people—bullets do. Georgia GOP Goddess Majorie Taylor Greene tells us the Second Amendment guarantees us the right to buy guns on the same day they don’t kill people. And after all, how can we be safe without guns—you want to bring a knife to a gun fight? (That would
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On Monday White House press secretary Karin Jean-Pierre said President Biden’s Thanksgiving Day criticism of semiautomatic firearms was actually meant to be directed toward “assault weapons.” Real Clear Politics noted that their reporter, Philip Wegmann, asked Jean-Pierre about Biden’s comment: The president has said repeatedly that he wants to ban assault weapons, but on Thanksgiving
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The recent spate of unusually horrific killings – in Chesapeake, Virginia, where a Walmart store manager murdered his own employees, and in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where a gay bar was shot up – has to some extent reopened what has been the something of a closed issue, assault weapons bans. Why are so many people
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Courtesy of ROG5728 (Wikimedia CC0) Oregonians approved a stricter multifaceted gun safety law in the recent election. However, before the ballots were fully tallied, the proposed rule was met with claims that limiting magazine capacity to 10 rounds violates the Second Amendment. The problem with establishing gun safety measures begins with the National Rifle Association
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Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29th, the Honolulu City Council will hear an ordinance to prohibit citizens from exercising their right-to-carry in many places. This is an attempt to ignore the U.S. Supreme Court’s NYSRPA v. Bruen ruling that affirmed the right-to-carry applies outside the home, which forced Hawaii to stop arbitrarily denying carry permits to applicants
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And the shootings continue. Should ownership of all ARs be banned? Maybe not yet. In 1991 Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger emphatically stated that NRA lobbyists’ use of the Second Amendment, in coordination with American gun manufacturers to increase gun sales, was “the biggest fraud ever perpetrated on the American people.” As badly worded
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BILL WHITAKER Board of Contributors As the 2022 midterm smoke clears, two big losers loom before Texans: Democratic icon Beto O’Rourke, who mistakenly assumed the tragic loss of life in a dead-of-winter state-run power grid collapse and state and local law enforcement incompetence and cowardice in a school shooting massacre would matter to everyday Texans,
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Representative Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican, is facing backlash from Parkland parent Fred Guttenberg over his “constitutional carry” tweet that he made on Saturday. The GOP lawmaker took to Twitter on Saturday morning and tweeted: “Florida should be a Constitutional Carry state.” His tweet has received 18,000 likes and over 5,000 comments as of Sunday
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On this “Face the Nation” broadcast, moderated by Margaret Brennan: Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Rep. James Clyburn, Democrat of South Carolina Former Homeland Security Secretaries Jeh Johnson and Michael Chertoff Colorado Gov. Jared Polis Click here to browse full transcripts of “Face the Nation.”   MARGARET BRENNAN: I’m
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