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Jul 01 2016

BREAKING: CA Passes Sweeping New Gun Control Package

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Thursday, California lawmakers approved a sweeping package of 12 new gun control bills and sent them to Governor Jerry Brown, who is scheduled to leave for Europe today. Lawmakers expedited the bills to his desk in hopes he would sign them before leaving. If signed into law, California’s gun owners can now expect new gun …

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Mar 21 2016

CA Gun Confiscation: Terribly Flawed, Short on Funding

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In 2013, California legislators gave the green light to a gun confiscation program that would involve law enforcement literally going door to door to take the firearms of some 40,000 people who had acquired them legally. While Senate Bill 140 was marketed as a way to get guns out of the hands of those who …

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Aug 14 2014

Federal Judge Rules AR-15, AK-47 Not Protected Under 2nd Amendment

In yet another blow to Maryland gun owners, a federal judge has ruled that AR-15s, AK-47s, and other “assault weapons” are not protected under the Second Amendment. In a 47 page opinion by U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake, the rifles are labeled “unusual and dangerous.” This is not only untrue, but somehow marks them …

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May 08 2014

NJ Senate Committee Passes .22 Rifle, Magazine Ban

New Jersey’s Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has passed Senate Bill 993, a bill banning certain .22 rifles and limiting all magazines to 10 rounds or less. The vote was along party lines, 3 to 2. The bill would ban any .22 rifle with a fixed magazine of over 10 rounds. This includes the …

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Apr 23 2014

Bundy Ranch 2: Red River Rumble?

Many are familiar Bundy Ranch situation and how a dispute over grazing rights turned into an armed standoff with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Some have questioned whether the standoff was ever really about conservation of a tortoise (the original BLM claim), or whether it was about seizing land for energy purposes. Regardless of …

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Apr 18 2014

Man Shoots Squirrel, Police Seize Guns

65-year-old James Toigo of Milford, CT was recently visited by police after he shot a squirrel in his yard on Monday morning. Police reported they were in the area and heard a gunshot nearby. Toigo has taken into custody after they discovered he had shot the small animal. Upon their investigation, police also found an …

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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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Feb 28 2014

Illinois Bill Proposes Firearm Registration

Meet HB4715, a new bill proposed in Illinois. It is sponsored by Representative Kelly M. Cassidy (D – Chicago), and it’s all about registration. Cassidy introduced the bill on February 5th, and it immediately was passed to the state’s Rules Committee, where there is a 3-2 majority for Democrats. The law would require all gun …

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Feb 23 2014

MA Guns for (Even More) Gun Control

Massachusetts has some of the strictest gun control laws in the country, along with California and New York. In 2004, Governor Mitt Romney made permanent the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban. There’s also a long list of banned handguns that gets longer every year, including most Glocks, all Kel-tecs, all Hi-Points, and all Taurus handguns. …

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Jan 22 2014

Illinois Gun Confiscation: Your Weed or Your Gun

Illinois state officials have unveiled a new proposal regarding medical marijuana – that residents choose between their weed or their guns. Most of the rules made public earlier this week pertain to how a patient may qualify for medical marijuana, such as proving a diagnosis of at least one of 41 “debilitating medical conditions,” such …

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