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Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden’s proposed gun control policy includes a provision that could require Americans to sell back their so-called “high-capacity magazines” to the government or be registered under the National Firearms Act of 1934 (NFA). The latter, unless there were some form of carve-out, could mandate that American gun owners pay a $200 federal tax
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Staff Writer  |  Portsmouth Herald Four Democrats and four Republicans are competing for four seats representing the town of Exeter in the state House. Democrats Lisa Bunker, Julie D. Gilman, Gaby Grossman and Mark A. Paige will face Republicans Edward Duncan, William A. Smith, Greg Stone and Carl Wikstrom at the Nov. 3 election. The
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Photo credit: Ethan Miller – Getty Images From Harper’s BAZAAR When she was still vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, California senator Kamala Harris proposed a series of executive actions that would have made way for stricter gun control measures. Now, as Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s running mate, where does she stand on the
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The Internal Revenue Service is said to have launched a criminal investigation into  National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre for possible tax fraud related to his personal finances.  Filings show LaPierre, 70, who has been in charge of the NRA’s day-to-day operations since 1991, was paid $2.2 million by the non-profit group in 2018. He made a reported total
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Trump vs Biden on 9 major policy issues – CNNPolitics By Mackenzie Happe and Kate Sullivan, CNNArtwork by Kelly Flynn and Max Pepper, CNN Updated 7:19 AM ET, Tue September 29, 2020 Covid-19 ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2020/08/31/trump-vs-biden-covid-19-policies-mh-orig.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_5’,theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection:
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Trump vs Biden on 9 major policy issues ahead of the debates – CNNPolitics By Mackenzie Happe and Kate Sullivan, CNNArtwork by Kelly Flynn and Max Pepper, CNN Updated 2:39 PM ET, Tue September 29, 2020 Covid-19 ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2020/08/31/trump-vs-biden-covid-19-policies-mh-orig.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network:
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MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin voters supported a Democratic candidate for the last seven presidential elections — then Donald Trump showed up. Trump narrowly won Wisconsin by 0.77% over Hillary Clinton in 2016. Democrats are now looking to take back a state they once considered part of the “blue wall.” Wisconsin, which holds 10 votes in the
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Already an advocate of stricter gun control laws, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten of Downers Grove this week voiced support for a national buyback program in the U.S. similar to the one implemented in Australia 24 years ago. “If we passed all the greatest laws in the world, the guns are still out there,” Casten said
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National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) indicates that ammunition sales were up 139 percent in the first six months 2020 as compared to sales during the first six months of 2019. NSSF president and CEO Joe Bartozzi spoke at the 2020 Gun Rights Policy Conference over the weekend where he delivered the news on the surge
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With Fall 2020 upon us it is time again for gun control advocates’ quadrennial tradition – dishonestly attempting to convince voters that a brazenly anti-gun presidential ticket does not pose a threat to gun owners. This year the deception is again being backed by longtime Massachusetts anti-gun advocate and wealthy businessman John Rosenthal. Despite both
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released multiple statements addressing the shootings of two sheriff’s deputies in Los Angeles and one officer in North Carolina over the weekend, first condemning “violence of any kind” and then calling for gun control. Biden’s comments were released via Twitter and through his campaign on Sunday, with a shorter statement
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Photo Credit: YouTube screenshot / Black Lives Matter American flag in flames at Portland, Oregon demonstration by Black Lives Matter protesters {Reposted from the Gatestone Institute website} At least 13 US cities “have cut funding from police department budgets or decreased officer numbers with several more in the process,” according to a recent report by Forbes. Austin, Texas,
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Both candidates for Illinois’ 10th Congressional District seat shared stories about gun violence in their families while discussing gun control legislation Tuesday. Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider of Deerfield told a much-repeated story about how he was named in Hebrew after a great-uncle who was shot to death.                                                               
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TOPSHOT – Former vice-president and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (L) and Senator from … [+] California and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris greet supporters outside the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention, held virtually amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, on August 20, 2020. (Photo by Olivier
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By Larry Keane Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is rolling out the welcome mat to police frustrated with cities enacting “defund police” policies. Chief Acevedo is looking to fill 400 vacancies and he’s telling police frustrated with progressive policies to head to Houston. It’s like a swimmer at a shark-infested beach saying to come on
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Written by John Cole, Managing Editor Sean Parnell took center stage at the Republican National Convention on Monday night and delivered a passionate plea to voters on behalf of President Donald Trump’s agenda, while accusing the Democratic Party of being “bloated with contempt for middle America.” “President Trump unleashed the economic might of this nation
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Gabrielle Giffords, a former U.S. congresswoman who survived an assassination attempt, made a rare public address on the third night of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday where she backed party nominee Joe Biden. ‘We are at a crossroads,’ Giffords said in pre-recorded remarks. ‘We can let the shooting continue or we can act. We
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Here’s what you need to know: Senator Kamala Harris said from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del., “There is no vaccine for racism,” adding, “We have got to do the work.”Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times Senator Kamala Harris of California on Wednesday night accepted the nomination to be the Democratic Party’s nominee to be vice
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Here’s what you need to know: Applause was broadcast on a video screen at the site of Ms. Harris’s speech.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times MILWAUKEE — Democrats formally nominated Senator Kamala Harris for the vice presidency on Wednesday night, placing a woman of color on a major party ticket for the first time and showcasing
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Image copyright Reuters Is Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris a far-left ideologue or a sober-minded centrist? Even President Donald Trump and his Republican allies seem undecided about how to define the California senator ahead of November’s election. During the Democratic party’s contest to pick its challenger to Mr Trump, Ms Harris ran to the left
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The nation’s biggest gun control advocacy groups are looking to the Democratic National Convention to build off recent momentum sparked by New York’s lawsuit against the National Rifle Association (NRA). Anti-gun violence organizations are expecting presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenTlaib votes ‘no’ on Democratic party platform Trump breaks with CDC director on potential for
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