Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 29 2014

Police to Begin Inspecting Homes For “Illegal Tenants”

The community of Westbury, NY has announced the creation of a new police task force to inspect people’s homes unannounced in search of “illegal tenants.” The town of 15,000 will hire two new police officers and recently held a town meeting about the new “zero tolerance policy” against renting rooms illegally. The task force – …

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Mar 24 2014

MA Bill to Ban Sex at Home for Divorcing Parents

Massachusetts is at it again with a new bill that would ban sex and “dating relationships” from the homes of divorcing couples. Senate Bill 787 was filed by Senator Richard J. Ross (R – Wrentham) “on behalf of a constituent” and is a prime example of government going too far. The wording of the bill …

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Mar 21 2014

Maryland Takes Aim at Gun Confiscation

A new bill introduced by the Maryland state legislature would have have the state join the ranks of Connecticut, New York, Illinois, and California in threatening – and enacting – gun confiscation. But remember, no one is coming to take your guns. Del. Luiz Simmons (D-Montgomery) introduced HB0623 back on January 30th, though it has …

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Mar 09 2014

Riot Police Use Tear Gas, Pepper Spray on UMass Students: Blarney Blowout 2014

Former University of Massachusetts, Amherst students may be familiar with the “Blarney Blowout,” a pre-St. Patrick’s Day party. The Blarney Blowout “holiday” is supported by local bars and restaurants so that students may celebrate before they go on spring break. Former students – like myself – can also tell you the school has a reputation …

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Mar 08 2014

Judge Orders Release of Gun Owners’ Records to Newspaper

You might remember Journal News as the New York-based newspaper that published the names and addresses of concealed carry permit holders in two counties. The story came with an interactive map so readers could see exactly where their neighborhood gun owners were located. The information was obtained through Freedom of Information requests that the paper …

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Mar 04 2014

Facebook to Ban Gun-Themed Pages

Facebook is currently debating a change in policy that would ban all gun-themed fan pages from the social networking site. According to VentureBeat, Facebook has been under immense pressure from gun control groups Moms Demand Action and Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The proposed ban is due to fans allegedly offering to buy, sell, and …

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