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Second Amendment supporters have always warned of the “slippery slope” that leads to all out gun control. That analogy is never more appropriate than when the subject of California’s gun laws comes up. By all appearance the state has hit that slope hard, and won’t stop tumbling, which is the
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Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. Numbers released this week by the FBI indicate that 2,613,074 firearms-related background checks were performed through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) for the 29 days of February, reflecting a record number for the shortest month of the calendar year. February 2016
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Article first appeared at Ammoland. Chatsworth, IL -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) reports there were 1,487,871 background checks in the month of February, 2016. This is the second highest number reported for any February. Ten years ago (2006), there were 684,963 reported for February, amounting to
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Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – A new report from the Crime Prevention Research Center is out. Do Background Checks on Private Gun Transfers help Stop Mass Public Shootings? Persistent claims have been made that expanding background checks to include any private transfers of guns would reduce mass public shootings. Yet,
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Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – A 65-year-old grandmother returning home from work used a gun to stop a man from mugging her, the New Hampshire Union Leader reported. The woman, a permitted concealed carrier, shot her assailant once in the chest with a .32 caliber handgun after he tried
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Following the Sandy Hook escapade, not only did Barack Obama issued 23 executive actions which were unconstitutional (given the Second Amendment’s protections of the people’s rights from infringements by government), but also states such as New York and Connecticut stepped in with pretended legislation to force gun owners to register
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Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland.com – On December 7 2015, the Los Angeles Times countered Obama’s claim that the no-fly list should be used in background checks by pointing to the imprecision of the list and the fact that those on it “have not been convicted of doing anything wrong.”
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While most Americans who braved the annual Running of the Sheep celebration were stocking up on discounted veggie steamers and last year’s flat screen TV models, those who understand the threats to liberty and personal safety chose to spend their hard earned wages on personal protection. According to the Federal Bureau
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Originally appeared in America’s 1st Freedom magazine, August 2013. National mandatory background checks for all private party firearm sales are again part of the national conversation. There are people who everyone agrees should not be able to buy a gun—convicted violent criminals and those currently awaiting trial or sentencing for
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Michael Bloomberg’s useful idiot and founder of Moms Demand Action Shannon Watts kicked off 2015 with more anti-gun propaganda, claiming that if polls only asked questions right that polling would show 90 percent of Americans favor background checks in order to purchase a gun. Ms. Watts said the fact that
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