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Stephen Hunter’s G-MAN will be on sale May 16, 2017. (Published by Penguin Random House) Isn’t much. Not a thing, really. Just a boulder stuck horizontally in a patch of grass that extends, like a peninsula, into a parking lot fronting a bland municipal building. If you look carefully, you’ll notice …
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“We need to push along the ERPOs so that we have these red flag [gun confiscation] laws…this is the single most important thing I think we can do in the gun control area.” —William Barr, Attorney General Nominee 1/15/19
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If you’ve ever filled out a Form 4473, you’re familiar with the Question 11e: “Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or other controlled substance?” In case you thought there was any ambiguity with regard to medical marijuana, you were wrong. Indeed, there …
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So, earlier this fall, John Lott accepted a position at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Specifically, he went to work as a senior adviser for research and statistics at the Office of Justice Programs—this is a DOJ division that quietly gives out $5 billion in grants annually. Sounds like …
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Rogue elements of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are continuing their assault on certain types of commonly-owned semi-automatic pistols. According to the law firm Wiley, ATF has developed a new interpretation of “handgun” that threatens to curtail the supply of foreign-manufactured pistols and could put many law-abiding …
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On July 22, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr announced the expansion of the Department of Justice’s Operation Legend to Chicago in order to combat the increase in violent crime that has gripped the city in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, rioting, and sustained de-policing efforts. Describing …
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Virginians will soon come to realize that not taking an interest in politics will reap its consequences as it was famously said by Raymond Brannen that politics will take an interest in you. In America, people with a dream can go a long way and make something of their lives. This …
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The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or …
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I have been saying it for some time that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about draining the swamp is actually pretty empty when you look at advisors and people he has put into his cabinet, as well as nominees he has put forth such as Bret Kavanaugh and William Barr.  Now, …
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It’s clear that President Donald Trump is just like the other presidents in our past when it comes to the political pressure that mounts when there are mass shootings.  He’s made everyone aware that he supports unconstitutional bans, including the unlawful, ex post facto banning of bump stocks and criminalizing …
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