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To the Editor: Re “An Unlikely Alliance to Save Lives” (Science Times, Nov. 17): It is encouraging to see the gun-owning community confront the extreme danger of a firearm in the hands of a person at risk of suicide. While the article explores a range of strategies for gun dealers and owners to keep guns
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NRA-ILA reported to you on the record number of anti-gun bills that were introduced on November 9, the first day of pre-filing for the 2021 Regular Session of the Texas Legislature.  Opponents of your Second Amendment rights immediately demonstrated how they will attempt to force the Bloomberg/Beto radical gun control agenda on law-abiding Texans.  We are two weeks into pre-filing and there
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The latest results of Gallup’s long-running gun issue polling are sure to upset gun control advocates. After a year of COVID uncertainty, civil unrest, and record gun sales, support for further firearms restrictions has reached its lowest point since 2016. Moreover, the data shows that exceedingly few Americans consider additional gun controls the most pressing
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Joe Biden won’t be inaugurated as president for almost two months, but investors would do well to use this time to consider the potential impact his policies would have on certain industries. Firearms manufacturers are certainly in the crosshairs as both the Democrat’s campaign website and his stump speeches have specifically targeted the industry. So
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NOGALES, Mexico — North of the border, the .50-caliber sniper rifle is the stuff of YouTube celebrity, shown blasting through engine blocks and concrete walls. Deployed with U.S. troops to foreign wars, it is among the most destructive weapons legally available in the United States. But every week, those rifles are trafficked across the border
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Today, the Delaware Superior Court issued its decision in the NRA-backed DSSA v. Garvin case, striking down the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) regulations that banned hunting deer with semi-automatic rifles. Delaware law, and the DNREC, have traditionally allowed pistol-caliber rifles for deer hunting. In its 2020-2021 hunting regulations guide, DNREC
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Yesterday, the Senate passed important School Security Legislation, Senate Bill 317.  This measure now heads to the House for further consideration.  Please contact your State Representative and ask them to support the right to self-defense of school employees. Senate Bill 317, sponsored by Senator Bill Coley, allows those school employees who are authorized to lawfully carry a concealed firearm for
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House Republicans are looking to seize on their better-than-expected showing in this year’s election to get a fundraising boost from outside groups ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. Republicans have so far netted eight seats in the House this year and may still gain a few more. And while Democrats are poised to hold on
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The consent order follows a three-year investigation. November 18, 2020, 4:21 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article The National Rifle Association on Wednesday agreed to pay $2.5 million to resolve claims it violated New York insurance laws. The consent order follows a three-year investigation by the state’s Department of
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Wake-up America and listen to the real power source in America’s communication media. “Talk Radio Is Turning Millions of Americans Into Conservatives” Well folks, we are in the middle of it for now and “the truth will come out the ole axiom says”. Again, here is another important and interesting article relative to the mass
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A Gallup survey released Monday finds Americans’ support for stricter gun control laws has fallen back to the lower levels witnessed in 2016. According to Gallup, support for more gun control has fallen seven percent since last year alone. Americans’ overall support for more gun control stands at 57 percent, down substantially from the 67 witnessed
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Just in case anyone needed further proof that much of the federal bureaucracy is more interested in serving themselves and left-wing political interests than public service, news broke this week that rogue elements of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) have been conspiring with Joe Biden’s transition team to enact gun control by
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Social science methods are not perfect, but that has never stopped anti-gun researchers from making outlandish claims. Most recently, a team of researchers led by Doctor Apurva Bhatt from the University of Missouri Kansas City sought to evaluate the effect of changes in Missouri firearms laws on suicides among teenagers and young adults. Their analysis
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This much was learned from the state-mandated cleanups of two abandoned firing ranges near the Western North Carolina city of Brevard and the federal indictment of a city official accused of mishandling hazardous waste from one of them: Outdoor firing ranges exist in a regulatory dead zone. They need no state or federal permit to
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Minnesota Republicans ousted another group of rural Democrats in the 2020 election, widening an existing geographic divide between the parties. But the GOP victories in outstate Minnesota also had a lesser noticed side effect: fracturing DFL leadership on farm policy.  MinnPost photo by Walker Orenstein Rep. Collin Peterson The defeat of U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson,
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Republican Greg Gianforte has a history of support for rolling back protections for public lands and waters.   Governor-elect Greg Gianforte (left) takes a selfie with Montana’s USDA State Director Charles Robinson and Southern Montana Telephone Company owner Bob Helming at a February 2020 (pre-COVID) celebrating a fiber-to-the-home network construction project. This story was originally
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