A musician was assaulted and arrested after he wouldn’t stop playing guitar in a New York subway station on Friday morning. The video of the incident went viral, drawing attention to his cause: The police’s unfair treatment of buskers. Andrew Kalleen, half of the indie/folk/rock duo Lawrence and Leigh, was playing his guitar around 1:30 …

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Americans can see or hear about dozens of terrorist acts every day. They can tune in to their favorite TV shows or go to the local cinema and be bombarded with violence and mayhem endlessly. Perhaps these events should be called “virtual terrorism.” Consider this as you read more. Americans can also, of course, tune …

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The possibility of infection during and after a defensive gun use has long been a matter of concern. On the positive side, guns give you some “stand off” distance; they are effective without coming into direct contact with the attacker.  On the negative side, if you have to shoot someone, there will be lots of …

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Goddard College’s recent decision to have its students addressed from prison by a convicted cop killer is just one of many unbelievably irresponsible self-indulgences by “educators” in our schools and colleges. Such “educators” teach minorities born with an incredibly valuable windfall gain — American citizenship — that they are victims who have a grievance against …

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Who would have thought that it would be illegal to defend children from a poisonous snake? This is where the insanity of extreme gun restrictions have brought us. In Florida, a mother was at a school event during a football practice session.  A water moccasin was discovered on the practice field, but attempts to kill …

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A newly created database of New Yorkers deemed too mentally unstable to carry firearms has grown to roughly 34,500 names, a previously undisclosed figure that has raised concerns among some mental health advocates that too many people have been categorized as dangerous. The database, established in the aftermath of the mass shooting in 2012 at …

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Gun Laws of America sets out in print all the federal gun laws and explains them in clear plain English. It takes all the guesswork out of federal gun law, explaining clearly how the whole thing works. Covers the hard-to-find “proper authorities” laws, the Militia, the National Guard, citizens, dealers, importers, collectors, global disarmament, explosives, …

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E.R. Dickson Elementary School in Mobile, Ala., has introduced two new vocabulary words into their kindergarten curriculum:  homicide and suicide. Local media outlets report that a 5-year-old was forced to fill out a bizarre safety agreement and risk assessment questionnaire containing those words after making an innocent gesture with a crayon. The kindergartner’s mother told …

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Liberal commentators and Democrats are blaming gun rights supporters for the spread of Ebola…? Seriously. Their so-called logic goes like this: Republicans blocked Vivek Murthy’s nomination for Surgeon General due to his extreme anti-gun views. If there were a surgeon general in place, he would be helping to stop the spread of Ebola. Therefore, gun …

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Bradley Rex Jordan recently pleaded guilty to two charges of misconduct in office for a traffic stop in South Carolina in which he offered to dismiss a traffic citation if the woman he had stopped would lift up her shirt. Jordan, a former police officer in the small town of Aynor, South Carolina was first …

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Susan Schrivjer, a mom from Fort Myers, Fla., was a fan of the award-winning AMC show Breaking Bad. “I thought it was a great show,” she told a local TV station recently. “It was riveting!” Even so, she thinks it’s not such a great idea to sell action figures based on the show’s notorious crystal meth dealers …

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2014 has been a tumultuous year in international affairs. From the conflict in Ukraine, to horrific bloodshed in Syria and Iraq, the spreading Ebola epidemic in West Africa and continued weakness in the European economy, numerous world crises have given people plenty to be worried about. In spring of this year, even before many of …

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Mississippi locks up more people per capita than China and Russia combined, according to the most recent comparison. The state had 1,155 inmates per 10,000 population in 2013, which was more than China’s 121 and Russia’s 475, according to the International Centre for Prison Studies and the Prison Policy Initiative. “The Mississippi prison system is …

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Mike Hubbard, speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives and a powerful leader in the state Republican Party, has been indicted by a grand jury and charged with 23 counts, including using his office for personal gain and soliciting things of value. Late Monday afternoon, Hubbard reported to the Lee County Jail where he was …

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While revelations from Edward Snowden about the National Security Agency’s massive database of phone records have sparked a national debate about its constitutionality, another secretive database has gone largely unnoticed and without scrutiny. The database, which affects unknown numbers of people, contains phone records that at least five police agencies in southeast Virginia have been …

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