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Unlike previous legislation, Thompson’s bill will not have an exception for the transfer of firearms between family members. It would mean even the transfer from a husband to a wife would require going through an FFL.
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Candidate Abigale Spangerger, who is running against Dave Brat, has stated on her website that she wants to ban “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazines, and that she supports “guilty until proven innocent” red-flag laws to take away someone’s gun without due process.
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Gun control groups expend an awful lot of ink, time and money advocating for “common-sense public safety laws” like “universal” background checks because such restrictions, they claim, will keep guns out of the hands of criminals and other dangerous people. It’s peculiar, then, that many of these entities don’t do
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Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Yesterday Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt issued an opinion on Nevada’s new “universal” background check law, saying the initiative, as written, is “unenforceable.” This is what happens when you allow uninformed, out-of-state lobbying groups that prey on people’s emotions to write your laws. NRA
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Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – The Crime Prevention Research Center has pointed out for years that the current background check system is a real mess. Now that President Obama has taken measures to force expanded background checks for person to person sales of firearms, it is important the public
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Recently, Amy Schumer – Millennial comedy sensation and cousin to gun control standard-bearer Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) – insisted that money is at the center of America’s gun control problem. We agree with that premise, but the money is flooding in from gun ban advocates, and the problem is that
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Arms Expo 2015 is scheduled for June 20-21, 2015 in Yamika, Washington.  The event is being touted as a “liberty market and gun show” and a “patriot campout for the whole family.”  In light of that, the event is encouraging those in attendance to reject unconstitutional laws, such as Washington’s
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“The introduction of the bipartisan background checks bill in the House today marks a critical first step toward strengthening America’s gun laws and making our country a better place to live, work, study, worship and play,” Gabby Giffords claimed in a Tuesday press release. That brief statement holds two lies and a true threat that exposes another lie.
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If the often parroted “If it saves just one life” assertion applies, one could make the case for compulsory background checks and waiting periods before allowing people onto bridges or to buy rope.
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This is just another example of those in law enforcement who go through background checks, are given weapons, carry them and then either accidentally fire them like this with complete disregard for victims or purposefully use them to commit a crime against a member of the public.
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