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 Sales numbers reported by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) show that gun ownership among females is at an all-time high. Numbers from 2011 and 2012 showed a “79 percent… increase in female customers,” and female concealed carry permit holders are making up a larger and larger percentage of overall concealed carry permit holders throughout the country. For example, …

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The political left has been campaigning against the use of force since at least the 18th century. So it is not surprising that they are now arguing that heavily armed or aggressive police forces only inflame protesters and thus provoke violence. Statisticians have long warned that correlation is not causation, but they have apparently warned …

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Many Americans were shocked by the Islamic State video of the beheading of the photo journalist James Foley. Perhaps they had already forgotten the decapitation of Wall Street Journal journalist, Daniel Pearl in 2002. Most certainly, the memory of the murder of nearly 3,000 on September 11, 2001 with the destruction of the World Trade …

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To carry or not to carry? That is no longer the question. One month after a federal judge’s ruling, District officials have conceded that the city’s long-standing ban on carrying guns in public must be scrapped and replaced with a new law that will allow at least some law-abiding city residents to bear arms on …

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It’s pretty commonplace, how the liberal media depicts America as being no more civilized than the days of the old west when men would square off in a saloon and shoot it out over being cheated in a card game or being called a liar. Rarely is an opportunity missed when the liberal media pushes …

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Sheriff Bill Gore said he will protect the citizens of San Diego county.  and we have no need to protect ourselves. The sheriff missed the thousands of crime victims last month.  Most victims were unarmed and defenseless.   Here are a few examples from a very long list; – A group of women were robbed …

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On August 25 2014 Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson issued an order striking down a Baton Rouge ordinance banning guns in bars and in the parking lots of bars, including other places that sell alcohol, like “restaurants and grocery stores.” The decision was the result of a case brought by Ernest Taylor, who was …

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Gun sales in the United States have slipped in 2014 compared to last year, but they’re still higher than at any other point in the last decade. Over the last three months, sales at the gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson dropped 23 percent, with profits declining 32 percent compared to the same quarter in 2013. …

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is putting his financial heft behind his belief that guns shouldn’t be sold to just anyone. He and his wife Melinda Gates donated $1 million last week to The Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility. The group stands behind ballot initiative 594, which would require criminal background checks on gun sales online and at …

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On August 23 2014, an 89-year-old World War II veteran grabbed an armed robber’s gun, then pulled out his own gun and wrestled with the suspect before shooting him six times. The veteran, Arthur M. Lewis, was working at his Lake Park, Florida, jewelry store around 3 p.m when Lennard Patrick Jervis allegedly entered the …

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) recently advised a licensed manufacturer that its assembly of a short barrel rifle utilizing imported parts must comply with 18 U.S.C. § 922(r). This position is significant, as the general understanding in the industry has been that this provision of the Gun Control Act (GCA) does …

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Mary Rose Wilcox is a career politician from Phoenix’ South side who runs a Democrat political machine that has been compared to Daley’s in Chicago. She was running in the Democrat primary for a congressional seat in the deep blue safe seventh district of Arizona, one of the few Arizona districts that is safe for …

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The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has struck down the City of Baton Rouge’s ban (pdf) on the possession of firearms or other weapons in places that sell alcohol, and their parking lots. The lawsuit was filed under Section 1983.   The court granted default judgment to the plaintiff.   A  permanent injunction was ordered …

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