Wayne LaPierre, the long-time head of the National Rifle Association (NRA), stepped down last month after testifying in New York Attorney General Letitia James’ civil trial against the organization. Mr. LaPierre admitted to improperly receiving exorbitant perks and took responsibility for the group’s mismanagement under his watch, which CNN described as “falling on the sword.”
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In the aftermath of the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory rally last week, some local lawmakers are calling for stricter gun laws. The shooting has reignited urgency on the issue among some Johnson County Democratic officials, but those lawmakers question whether any change is possible in the Republican-controlled legislature. “The shooting
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Former President Donald Trump has weighed in on the 12th district Congressional race in Illinois, backing incumbent Rep. Mike Bost over former gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey. While Trump said he “likes and respects” Bailey, he cited Bost’s long-time support as the impetus behind his endorsement. “Mike Bost was one of the first House committee chairmen
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To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video  You know, the facts, as you state, law-abiding citizens — I guess the good guys — are actually responsible for much of America’s murder rate. Most gun deaths are the result of altercations within known groups — family or friends. So how is that still
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Current gun laws are ineffective in an America where people are murdered every day. Our lives are filled with shades of gray, and oftentimes degrees of uncertainty. We go through our daily activities knowing that things are subject to unpredictable changes, therefore we must be flexible and adapt to the circumstances. Yet, through all of these
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What is an “assault weapon?” That has changed through time and includes fists and feet, rocks, sticks, knives, spears, bow and arrow, trebuchets, cannons, and guns. It is a term now assigned by gun control advocates to semi-automatic rifles that “look military” and include a collapsible or adjustable stock and a forward grip. Democrats in
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Mary Lou MastersDaily Caller News Foundation Democratic Rep. Colin Allred of Texas, who is challenging Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2024, has given thousands to a private armed security company despite his history of supporting gun control. The Senate candidate is a vocal critic of the Second Amendment, supports firearm regulation and has backed anti-police
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In a legislative session marked more by incremental steps than sweeping reform, Washington state lawmakers are advancing a series of measures aimed at tightening gun controls, albeit with a focus on more nuanced aspects of the ongoing battle against gun violence. In the heart of Olympia, efforts to address youth overdoses and addiction are paralleled
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Democratic Rep. Colin Allred of Texas, who is challenging Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2024, has given thousands to a private armed security company despite his history of supporting gun control. The Senate candidate is a vocal critic of the Second Amendment, supports firearm regulation and has backed anti-police measures in Congress. Allred’s campaigns have
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MITCHELL — For three decades, the Mitchell Area Friends of the National Rifle Association has been held together by its dedicated leaders who support the Second Amendment. Those same leaders decided it was time to disband the Mitchell Area Friends of NRA chapter in 2023 and chart a new path forward. After reaching the 30-year
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Wayne LaPierre, who for decades controlled the National Rifle Association, is on trial,  as the former CEO of the powerful gun rights organization is accused of misusing tens of millions of dollars in a lawsuit brought by the New York attorney general’s office. The 74-year-old announced his resignation as executive vice president and CEO earlier
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The Court would have us believe that over 200 years ago, the Framers made a choice to limit the tools available to elected officials wishing to regulate civilian uses of weapons, and to authorize this Court to use the common-law process of case-by-case judicial lawmaking to define the contours of acceptable gun control policy. Absent
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The Academy District 20 School Board is considering the possibility of allowing teachers and staff to concealed carry on campus through the Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response (FASTER) program, or one like it. Partnering with FASTER Colorado and empowering designated teachers and staff to defend against threats to student safety is the right move.
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Mere days before at least 22 people were shot at a Super Bowl celebration in Kansas City, former President Donald Trump took the stage at a National Rifle Association gun show in Pennsylvania, promising to be the “best friend” of Second Amendment absolutists should he regain the presidency. “There was great pressure on me, having to do
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