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Gun Advocates Appeal 'Firearms Freedom Act' Ruling

Gun Advocates Appeal 'Firearms Freedom Act' Ruling
Gun advocates asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to overturn a lower court's ruling against state laws designed to buck federal gun rules. Earlier this year, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district judge's decision against the 2009 Montana Firearms Freedom Act. The law attempts to declare that federal firearms regulations don't apply to guns kept in the state where they were manufactured.
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Shooting Victims Line Up to Protect New Colorado Gun Laws

Shooting Victims Line Up to Protect New Colorado Gun Laws
Maybe the most dangerous place in Colorado to support gun-control is at the state capitol. After helping pass modest new gun laws, two senators were recalled in special elections and the “gunnies” are working to recall another senate supporter now. So a coalition of gun-control supporting groups held a news conference at the capitol Monday morning to remind shaky legislators why they voted for the gun laws in the first place.
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Ted Nugent Blames Liberals and Welfare Programs for Gun Violence

Ted Nugent Blames Liberals and Welfare Programs for Gun Violence
National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent knows the real culprit for gun violence: welfare programs. In his latest column, Nugent that the “social welfare programs designed, engineered and promoted by liberals have wreaked havoc on black families across America” and encouraged “urban street rats.”
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Gun Rights Group Terrorizes Mothers Advocating for Gun Safety

Gun Rights Group Terrorizes Mothers Advocating for Gun Safety
Four mothers of the gun safety group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America were eating at a restaurant this weekend when 40 armed men showed up outside the establishment to intimidate them. Members of Open Carry Texas saw the invite on Facebook and crashed what was a private meeting — not some sort of formal rally.
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Gun Control Opponent: 'Probably What Killed' Trayvon Martin Was His 'Broken Family'

Gun Control Opponent: 'Probably What Killed' Trayvon Martin Was His 'Broken Family'
In an interview with NewsMax’s Steve Malzberg, Gun Owners of American executive director Larry Pratt said that Trayvon Martin was killed because he had a “broken family.”
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Guns & Ammo Magazine Editor Writes Gun Control Column, Gets Shot Down

Guns & Ammo Magazine Editor Writes Gun Control Column, Gets Shot Down
Guns & Ammo editor Dick Metcalf wrote a pro gun control column in the upcoming issue of the magazine. Gun "enthusiasts" were outraged and the magazine has fired the editor.
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When Men Murder Women in Okla: 97 Percent Knew Victim, 73 Percent Used Guns

When Men Murder Women in Okla: 97 Percent Knew Victim, 73 Percent Used Guns
A report issued this week showed Oklahoma had one of the nation's highest rates of women killed by men, another bad mark for the state, which was recently ranked by one group as one of the worst states for women in the country.
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Gun Rights Activists Politicize the Alamo for the First Time in Over a Century

Gun Rights Activists Politicize the Alamo for the First Time in Over a Century
Since its founding as the symbol of Texas independence, the Alamo was a political-free zone. The historic site where 200 Texans fended off — and ultimately died during — a siege by the Mexican army has been a place for universal remembrance, not political action. This all changed on Saturday when hundreds of gun rights activists charged the Alamo.
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CA Gov Brown Signs Nearly 90 Percent of Bills, Vetoes Gun Safety Measures

CA Gov Brown Signs Nearly 90 Percent of Bills, Vetoes Gun Safety Measures
While the odds have been better for Democratic legislation under Gov. Brown than the previous administration, some Democratic legislators have been a little frustrated with Gov. Brown's vetoes of major legislation. With that being said, the two year session that ended last year ended up with the Governor vetoing about 13 percent of the 1,866 bills that reached his desk.
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Rocky Mountain Gun Owners Endorse Greg Brophy for Governor

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners Endorse Greg Brophy for Governor
The "no compromise" gun rights organization Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, which dominated the opposition at the Colorado state capitol last spring to the slate of gun safety bills passed by the General Assembly, today announced their endorsement of Sen. Greg Brophy in the 2014 GOP gubernatorial primary.
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