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HuffPo: Change Poll Questions so Gun Control Wins

On December 10, Pew Research released a poll showing Americans want gun rights, not gun control. On December 17, the Huffington Post responded by saying pollsters need to reword poll questions so gun control comes out on top.

12/18/2014 04:35 PM

Second Amendment and people who had been committed to a mental institution 28 years ago

This case presents an important issue of first impression in the federal courts: whether a prohibition on the possession of firearms by a person "who has been committed to a mental institution," 18 U.S.C. A 922 , violates the Second Amendment. Twenty-eight years ago, Clifford Charles Tyler was involuntarily committed for less than one month after allegedly undergoing an emotionally devastating divorce.

12/18/2014 01:20 PM

Aussie PM's reaction to Sydney underscores gun control fallacies

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's reaction to the Sydney terrorist standoff, quoted in a story in this morning's Seattle Times , provides one of those "Well, DUH" opportunities for Second Amendment activists to illustrate the fallacy behind strict gun control laws, including Washington State's recently-passed Initiative 594. According to the Associated Press story, "Abbott has ordered a sweeping government review of the siege and the events leading up to it, including why Monis was out on bail and how he obtained a shotgun despite the country's tough gun laws."

12/18/2014 12:20 PM

Dennis Tyndall announces bid for Lexington sheriff's office

West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall announces his bid for Lexington County Sheriff at a meeting held at the West Columbia Municipal Complex on Dec. 10. West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall formally announced that he will run for the office of Lexington County Sheriff. At a Dec. 10 news conference at the West Columbia Municipal Complex, Tyndall announced his plan to run as eight uniformed police officers stood behind him.

12/18/2014 10:10 AM

Former Sydney Deputy Mayor: Lift Gun Ban So Australians Can Defend Themselves

In the wake of the December 15 2014 hostage situation in which an armed man held unarmed Australians at gunpoint for hours, former Sydney Deputy Mayor Nick Adams is calling for a gun ban to be lifted so Australians can defend themselves. Adams said he believes if there was ever a time Australians wanted to have a gun, it was December 15 2014.

12/18/2014 05:52 AM

Complete Repudiation: Pro-Gun Candidate Wins Gabby Giffords' Former House Seat

On December 17 2014, pro-Second Amendment candidate Martha McSally was officially declared the winner in the race for Arizona's second congressional district over pro-gun control Representative Ron Barber Arizona's second district is gun control proponent Gabby Giffords' former seat and the contest she campaigned hardest for during the months prior to the November 4 2014 mid-term elections. According to Roll Call , McSally won the election by "167 votes.

12/18/2014 01:48 AM

Editorial: Guns and young children are dangerous mix

We don't know just what prompted a first-grade student at Indian Hills Elementary to stick a handgun into his or her backpack before going to school Monday morning. Perhaps the child thought the gun was safer in the backpack than with parents who were careless enough to leave a loaded weapon lying around where a first-grader could pick it up.

12/17/2014 09:22 PM

Wyoming Gun Laws: Can Visitors Carry Their Firearm?

Wyoming has very few restrictions when it comes to gun laws. Among other things, a background check is not required prior to the transfer of a firearm between unlicensed individuals and the state does not have a waiting period before an individual purchases a firearm.

12/17/2014 05:12 PM

First Look: Viridian Reactor 5 Green Laser for Glock 26/27

Viridian has added to its Reactor 5 series of laser sights and is now offering a model designed to fit Glock 26 and 27 pistols. The new Viridian R5 laser sight for the baby Glock is the first and only green laser sight produced for those models.

12/17/2014 12:58 PM

Dec. 17: Police protests, gun control and postal deliveries

Frazier Park, Calif.: I was a cop in New York in the 1960s, when police officers were called pigs and spit at. Mayor de Blasio is leading the city into a new era of disorder and chaos.

12/17/2014 08:45 AM

Lewis County prosecutor, sheriff-elect 'won't make criminals'

First it was last Saturday's "I Will Not Comply" protest in Olympia, and Monday the Lewis County prosecutor and sheriff-elect issued what KOMO is today calling a "bold statement" that they will "not make criminals" of law-abiding citizens via Initiative 594. It is starting to appear as though the backlash against the billionaire-backed gun control scheme is going well beyond the grassroots level.

12/17/2014 04:30 AM

First Look: Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle with Composite Stock

Ruger continues to expand its Gunsite Scout Rifle lineup with a new composite stock version. Inspired by Jeff Cooper's original Scout Rifle concept and chambered in .308 Win, this working man's rifle was designed with practicality in mind.

12/17/2014 12:20 AM

MDC, Missouri 4-H partnering on MDC shooting range user survey

The Missouri Department of Conservation is partnering with the Missouri 4-H Foundation to get public input on services and usage of many of MDC's unstaffed shooting ranges across the state. The partnership involves a year-long survey where 4-H staff will ask MDC shooting range users to participate in a brief exit survey about their experiences using the ranges.

12/16/2014 08:16 PM

Fox Highlights Gun Laws In Sydney Hostage Incident But Not In Pennsylvania Spree Killing

Fox News used the Sydney, Australia hostage situation to question whether Australia's strict gun laws should be loosened, but offered no commentary on Pennsylvania's relatively looser gun laws in their reports the same day on a man went on a shooting rampage, killing six. Americans are murdered with guns at a rate more than ten times greater than Australians.

12/16/2014 03:51 PM

WI: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Metro Transit Gun Ban

Dec. 16--A Dane County judge dismissed a gun rights group's lawsuit against the city of Madison on Monday, saying a Metro Transit policy barring guns on buses does not violate Wisconsin's concealed carry law. Judge Ellen Berz granted the city's motion to dismiss the lawsuit, which was filed in January by Wisconsin Carry Inc. of Milwaukee.

12/16/2014 11:36 AM

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