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Americans have made clear that they value their Second Amendment rights, especially during uncertain times. Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic and then widespread civil unrest, Americans have bought firearms in record numbers. Through September, the FBI had processed a record-setting 28,826,449 total National Instant Criminal Background Check System checks for 2020. With three months of
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are working to rewrite the state’s student discipline laws after a Jefferson Parish fourth-grader was suspended because a teacher saw a BB gun in his bedroom during online classes held amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate Education Committee backed the legislation without objection Monday, sending the bill by
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Yes, that title doesn’t make much sense, but neither does a group that promotes banning firearms starting a national organization called Gun Owners for Safety. Nonetheless, The Hill recently reported that the anti-gun group Giffords is doing just that. This effort is being sold as an expansion of the group’s campaign to fool gun owners at the state
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Three candidates — Republican incumbent Vicky Hartzler, Democrat Lindsey Simmons and Libertarian Steven Koonse — are seeking to represent Missouri’s 4th District in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next two years. Here’s a look at their backgrounds and positions. Vicky Hartzler Occupation: Incumbent 4th District U.S. representative Education: Bachelor’s degree in education from
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This election Utahns will vote on seven different constitutional amendments, a large enough list to potentially confuse voters, experts say. The amendments range from education funding to slavery and vary in how straightforward they are. Adam Dynes, a Brigham Young University political science professor, said voters generally are not well informed on ballot issues and
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Columns share an author’s personal perspective.***** Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s dissent in the 2019 case Kanter v. Barr, an opinion in which she held that people with criminal records for non-violent crimes who haven’t been deemed dangerous should be allowed to possess guns, hasn’t received as much attention in her confirmation hearings
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On paper, Minnesota Senate District 4 in the Moorhead and Detroit Lakes area is the kind of place Republicans should run competitive races. Though it’s one of the few regions in Greater Minnesota not currently under GOP control, the underlying numbers for Republicans are promising: voters there picked Donald Trump in 2016 by an 8-point
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New documents from a former Cambridge Analytica insider reveal what an election watchdog group claims was illegal coordination between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and a billionaire-funded pro-Trump super PAC. The legal complaint touches on some of the same people involved in today’s hotly contested presidential race and provides a detailed account alleging that Trump’s
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Now the 49-year-old writer stood in what he half-jokingly referred to as “enemy territory” — a gun range in the gun-loving state of Virginia — and listened to an instructor named CJ lay out the rules. “No gun-handling in the facility except in the booth, no exceptions whatsoever,” he told Karns. “The gun always points
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Michigan Republican Senate candidate John James received campaign contributions and was photographed with the organizer of the rally where conspirators accused of planning to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer allegedly plotted with a militia to recruit more members. James, along with Vice President Mike Pence, was photographed with Ryan D. Kelley, a Grand Rapids real estate agent
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On Wednesday, the New York Post published an explosive report on emails the Post claims were obtained from a computer belonging to Hunter Biden. The emails appear to provide more details on Hunter Biden’s ties to Ukrainian energy company Burisma and contradict claims from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that he never discussed his son’s
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Quick Take A widely shared meme misrepresents Joe Biden’s endorsements. Biden hasn’t been endorsed by antifa or the Black Lives Matter organization, though BLM co-founders support him. And while President Donald Trump has been endorsed by the major law enforcement groups, Biden has received the backing of some law enforcement officials. Full Story Misleading claims
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As Election Day nears, CSUN political science professor Boris Ricks is concerned that the country will see some of the most concerted efforts of voter suppression since the 1960s. Photo by Gerville, iStock. Requiring witness signatures on mail-in ballots. Needing government-issued photo identification to vote. Limiting mailed ballot drop-off locations to one per county. These
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Gay conservatives pose for a photo at a Nashville event at Trump Pride events (Photo via Twitter) Coming off the heels of a confab in Nashville, gay conservatives are spurning criticism of President Trump’s anti-LGBTQ record and marshaling support for his re-election with Pride-themed events in states seen as competitive in the upcoming election. With
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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, whose political contributions are the subject of multiple congressional investigations and a campaign finance complaint, donated nearly $700,000 to the host committee who put on the Republican National Convention, according to recent Federal Election Commission filings. One $250,000 donation came the same day that DeJoy gave $210,600 to Trump Victory, a donation which is currently part of an inquiry led by Senate
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A just-completed Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey showed the Montana Senate race to be what most observers in the state agree it is: a dead heat. According to PPP, Republican Sen. Steve Daines and two-term Democrat Gov. Steve Bullock are tied with 48 percent of the vote each. The figures are a stark contrast to those
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