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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com BELLEVUEA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Faced with certain loss in court, defendants in a California lawsuit challenging a gun show moratorium at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego County have settled with the plaintiffs, including the Second Amendment Foundation and California Rifle & Pistol Association. In …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com   U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In a paper published in 2008, comparing highly regulated Californian gun shows with relatively unregulated Texas gun shows, there was no statistical difference in suicide rates, or in homicide rates in California. The Texas gun shows, with far less regulation, showed a …
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Yesterday, the California Senate passed Senate Bill 281 by a vote of 27 – 11. SB 281 has now been transmitted to the Assembly where it will be assigned to committee for further consideration. SB 281, sponsored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-11), prohibits the sale of firearms and ammunition on any property owned, occupied, …
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The mayor of Salt Lake County, Utah, has instituted a new rule requiring background checks for all firearms transfers conducted at gun shows held at county-owned facilities. The move has set off a debate about the legalities of the new rule, given Utah’s pre-emption statutes. Mayor Jenny Wilson (D), announcing …
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The city of Knoxville, Tenn., may no longer sign contracts for gun shows on city property after two future shows are held. The Knoxville City Council voted 8-1 during its Sept. 24 meeting on a resolution requesting that gun shows no longer be allowed on city property. Authority to implement …
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A federal district court judge in California has issued a preliminary injunction against the Del Mar Fair Board’s attempt to ban gun shows, in a case involving the Second Amendment Foundation, other groups and individuals. SAF is joined by the California Rifle and Pistol Association, B&L Productions, Inc., Crossroads of …
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The media and anti-gun liberals are one of the best things for the gun industry; the very industry they are so desperately trying to cripple.
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Article first appeared at American Rifleman. Recently, I ran into someone I hadn’t seen since my high school days—I’ll call him “Danny.” We talked about mutual friends, families, careers and personal interests and when he learned of my occupation, it became apparent that he belongs to what I call the …
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Article first appeared at NRA-ILA. A report this week in the Wall Street Journal provides further indication of the Obama administration’s persecutory attitude toward America’s gun owners.   The newspaper claimed emails from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents used …
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Article first appeared at Ammoland.com Ammoland – OK2A-Action has uncovered an attempt by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce to effectively outlaw gun shows at public venues statewide through one of the many bills filed for the upcoming Legislature. Considering that last year the Chamber of Commerce lobbied heavily against …
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