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The gun-homicide rate jumped by a whopping 35% in 2020 against the backdrop of the pandemic while gun-involved suicides remained steady but alarmingly high, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday. The alarming report underscored the ripple effects of COVID-19’s impact on America and the agency’s decision to target
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Senate Republicans on Tuesday addressed growing fears that the Biden administration may curtail hunting and fishing on national wildlife refuges after opting to settle rather than fight an environmental lawsuit. A letter signed by 26 Senate Republicans urged the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to stand firm against the lawsuit challenging the historic 2020 expansion
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A conference committee has been put together to look at the Firearm Discrimination Prevention Measure, House Bill 3144.  Having received amendments that damage the intention of the legislation, NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters are encouraged to contact committee members and ask them to pass HB 3144 with Rep. Kevin West’s language fix. House Bill 3144, as
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Things got ugly Monday when former Rep. Allen West announced he was challenging National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre at the organization’s annual meeting later this month. Mr. West, a conservative champion who recently lost his GOP primary bid for Texas governor, told The Washington Times that he had been drafted to take
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As NRA-ILA recently pointed out, gun control researchers and their establishment press lapdogs propagate misleading “science” to advance their political agenda. Sometimes this involves sophisticated statistical modeling, other times it involves the crude mischaracterization of data. The anti-gun advocates’ longest-running version of the latter involves conflating firearm-related deaths among children and those among juveniles and
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Eric Adams, who was elected as mayor of New York City last November, appeared at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s red carpet event last week in a tuxedo jacket emblazoned with “End Gun Violence” and a “no guns” logo. “Bringing a little swagger back to the Met Gala,” he tweeted, telling Bloomberg news
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After two years of stymied Mother’s Day celebrations, demand for restaurant tables is booming. Bookings at restaurants across the country are up 13% from 2021, according to data from OpenTable Inc. And they’re 39% higher than in 2019. “Mother’s Day reservations are well outpacing pre-pandemic levels, with some U.S. cities seeing triple-digit dining demand,” said
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By Michael Warren, CNN David Perdue and Donald Trump often say that Gov. Brian Kemp has irrevocably divided Georgia Republicans. “He has alienated a good part of the Republican Party,” Perdue said on a humid evening in late April to a group of voters in Oconee County, a short drive from the University of Georgia.
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Vista Outdoor, the parent company of Camelbak, Giro, BlackBurn, and Bell – along with shooting sports and ammunition brands – has decided to split into two distinct companies to separate its shooting and its non-shooting categories. In today’s release announcing the split, the company cited wanting to increase strategic focus and capital allocation for each
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On social media, Richard Whitehead is a warrior for the American right. He has praised extremist groups. He has called for public executions of government officials he sees as disloyal to former President Donald Trump. In a post in 2020, he urged law enforcement officers to disobey COVID-19 public-health orders from “tyrannical governors,” adding: “We
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Exclusive Interview with journalist and author, Bob Koehler. My guest today is Bob Koehler, peace journalist, author, and a favorite, long-time interviewee of mine. Welcome back to OpEdNews, Bob. Peace Journalist, Bob Koehler(Image by courtesy of Bob Koehler)   Details   DMCA Joan: We haven’t talked for quite a while, almost two years,
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Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. KELLER — As Tarrant County continues moving away from its perch as one of America’s reddest urban counties and public schools increasingly serve as battlefields for culture wars, school board races in four North Texas
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WASHINGTON — An organization of federal law enforcement officers is endorsing President Joe Biden’s nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, which represents over 26,000 law enforcement professionals across dozens of agencies including ATF, announced their endorsement of former U.S. Attorney Steve Dettelbach, whom Biden
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Last night, the Connecticut General Assembly adjourned from its 2022 Regular Session.  This year, NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters worked hard to contact their legislators on multiple pro-gun and anti-gun measures. Fortunately, several egregious gun control proposals were defeated. Unfortunately, the General Assembly missed an opportunity to pass pro-gun legislation that would have strengthened
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