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Disgraced Biden nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), David Chipman, seems determined to prove his detractors correct. After he was withdrawn for consideration for the post, he began a campaign of trying to shift the blame of his failure to be confirmed from his abysmal record to others; including
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With just two weeks to prepare after a shocking resignation from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York’s first female governor took office with a full plate. Kathy Hochul had two items high on her to-do list: distancing herself from the controversy surrounding her predecessor, and giving voters who aren’t familiar with her a better chance to
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Mountain State Republicans face dramatically different challenges since they last held the majority in a redistricting cycle exactly a century ago. State lawmakers today are drawing the maps amid a nearly 2-year-old pandemic that delayed the release of census data by four months, and they are compensating for the highest rate of population loss in
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The law enforcement officers described what they could offer the Oath Keepers: “I have a wide variety of law enforcement experience, including undercover operations, surveillance and SWAT,” one wrote on the membership application. “Communications, Weapons, K9 Officer for local Sheriffs office 12 years to present,” wrote another. “​​I am currently working as a deputy sheriff
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In 2020, the California legislature passed Senate Bill 118 expanding the definition of “assault weapon” to include a category of “other assault weapons.”  Recently, the California Department of Justice announced the opening of a registration period to run from October 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 for those individuals who wish to remain in lawful possession of those covered
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On Tuesday, September 28th, the Ohio House Government Oversight Committee heard bill sponsor testimony on House Bill 325, Emergency Powers legislation.  Sponsored by Representative Scott Wiggam (R-1), House Bill 325 declares firearm possession, transportation, carrying, commerce, and training range access, as well as hunting and fishing, to be life sustaining, essential activities. Both local and state government authorities
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During the 2020 Democratic primary, Sen. Elizabeth Warren made fighting corruption her number one priority. It may not have seemed that way in the press, which tended to characterize the senior senator from Massachusetts as a female Sen. Bernie Sanders. Most coverage focused heavily on her bold economic ideas, such as a wealth tax. But when
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A leaked document has revealed the membership list of the secretive Council for National Policy (CNP), showing how it provides opportunities for elite Republicans, wealthy entrepreneurs, media proprietors and pillars of the US conservative movement to rub shoulders with anti-abortion and anti-Islamic extremists. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which monitors rightwing hate groups, describes
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David Chipman’s confirmation odyssey began with a short congratulatory buzz from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in April and ended, he said, with a long, rueful call from the presidential adviser Steve Ricchetti admitting the White House had fallen “short.” Mr. Chipman, a brash gun control activist whose nomination to head the Bureau of Alcohol,
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Circuit Judge Chip Welch today refused to dismiss a taxpayers’ lawsuit challenging Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s spending of public money on ads that promote her image and on out-of-state lawsuits. Here’s his order. Rutledge contends she’s immune from lawsuits and subject only to voters and in some spending decisions, the General Assembly. The lawsuit alleges
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Tomorrow, the Ohio House Government Oversight Committee will consider Emergency Powers Legislation, House Bill 325.  Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT House Bill 325. House Bill 325 declares firearm possession, transportation, carrying, commerce, training range access, as well as hunting and fishing, to be life sustaining, essential activities.  Both local and state government
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CNN’s anti-gun bias, including a willingness to fake stories to push gun control, has been apparent for decades. The self-styled “most trusted name in news” further diminished what’s left of its tarnished reputation this week when it parroted the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) line on Second Amendment rights. In a piece titled, “China and the
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Think of the foremost applications of a firearm. Self-defense and protection have become the primary motivation for Americans’ acquisition of firearms, but the prevalence of defensive gun use remains disputed. New research, conducted in support of a brief for the Supreme Court, offers more evidence that a large number of Americans have used a firearm
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On September 21, the Biden Administration filed an amicus brief in the pending U.S. Supreme Court case of New York Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, supporting New York’s draconian and unconstitutional restrictions on the right to bear firearms in public for self-defense. This NRA-supported challenge to New York’s “may-issue” licensing scheme for public handgun
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The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense bill that directs funding for our nation’s military. Unfortunately, this year’s bill contains two anti-gun provisions opposed by NRA-ILA. The first provision, included in the bill by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), would ignore due process protections
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