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D.C. inches closer to contempt ruling over concealed gun law

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 19:00
The D.C. Council plans, with a few modifications, to make permanent the same concealed carry regulations lawmakers passed on a temporary basis — despite the fact a federal judge is considering whether to hold the city in contempt over the law.
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Florida: Gun bill could rekindle school safety debate

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 19:00
After the issue drew heavy debate during the 2014 legislative session, a House Republican is bringing back a proposal that could lead to some public-school employees or volunteers carrying guns on campus.
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Tallahassee Democrat Calls for Handgun Ban, Repeal of Second Amendment

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 05:00
On November 22 the Tallahassee Democrat called for the repeal of the Second Amendment and a total ban on handguns and "assault rifles."  
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Florida: ACT NOW!! Get a Lifetime Sportsman's License for a 5 to 21 year old

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
TODAY, you can begin purchasing a Lifetime Sportsman's License for a 5 to 21 year old for $500 rather than the normal price of $1,000.  This special price is for a limited time only (Nov. 24th - December 31, 2014).  Governor Rick Scott issued an Executive Order authorizing The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to lower the price for a limited time during the Holidays.
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Florida: ACT NOW!! Get a Lifetime Sportsman's License for a 5 to 21 year old

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
TODAY, you can begin purchasing a Lifetime Sportsman's License for a 5 to 21 year old for $500 rather than the normal price of $1,000.  This special price is for a limited time only (Nov. 24th - December 31, 2014).  Governor Rick Scott issued an Executive Order authorizing The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to lower the price for a limited time during the Holidays.
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21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law.
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Ohio: Logan County school board considers guns in schools

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
The Riverside Local School board members discussed the issue last week and plan to revisit it on Dec. 16, as well as hold public forums. Superintendent Scott Mann said he hopes this policy could be used as a deterrent from potential threats.“If people know you are protected and that can help us a little bit more, I’m all for it,” Mann said. “Just to reiterate — it’s going to be a community decision.”
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Ohio Senate delays vote on suppressors

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
A bill that would allow the use of suppressors while hunting in Ohio ran into a legislative snag last week.After passing the Ohio House by a big margin in April, the bill moved on to the Ohio Senate, where the Civil Justice Committee scheduled additional testimony on Nov. 12, about a week after the midterm elections.
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Florida now allows hunters to use suppressors

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
Florida hunters can now muffle their shots when hunting deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild turkeys, quail and crows.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Friday agreed, with little comment, to issue an order that immediately removes a prohibition on the use of noise-suppressors, or silencers, with rifles and pistols.
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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 21, No. 46 11/21/2014

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:48
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Vladimir Putin’s Russia Adopts Concealed Carry

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 09:00
It’s beginning to border on the surreal. We’ve talked to great lengths about the inversion of international influence between the US and Russia. 
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Hunting with Suppressors Now Legal in Florida

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:00
As anticipated, on Friday, November 21, 2014, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted to remove the ban on using silencer/suppressor-equipped rifles and pistols for the taking of deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild turkeys, quail and crows. The use of sound suppressors on shotguns, rifles and pistols for all other hunting was not prohibited in Florida. 
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Breaking: Florida hunters given quiet time following suppressor decision

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 06:00
At a meeting in Key Largo, Friday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted to remove the ban on using silencers on pistols and rifles for hunting game animals despite opposition by gun control groups.
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ALERT: FWC Removes Ban on Suppressors for Hunting

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:00
At their meeting in Key Largo, Florida, today, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted to remove the ban on using silencers/suppressors on pistols and rifles for hunting deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild turkeys, quail and crows.
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Federal Investigations to Proceed on Operation Choke Point

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:00
As we reported last month, a coalition of congressional representatives led by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer  (R-Mo.) had requested internal investigators at the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to conduct formal inquiries into Operation Choke Point, as well as any officials and staff involved in the program.
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Florida Alert: FWC Removes Ban on Suppressors for Hunting

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:00
At their meeting in Key Largo, Florida, today, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted to remove the ban on using silencers/suppressors on pistols and rifles for hunting deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild turkeys, quail and crows.
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Remington CEO: SAFE Act impacted decision to expand in Alabama

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:00
Remington Arms has confirmed what many already long suspected — New York’s tough gun control laws played a role in the upstate gun manufacturer’s decision to expand outside the state.Remington, which has operated in New York State since 1816, shifted 100 jobs down south in August. Another 126 people were laid off last week as a result of a decline in gun sales.
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Israel: Rabbi endorses firearms for self-defense

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:00
In general, carrying a cell phone and firearm on Shabbat is not permitted according to Jewish law, but Yosef ruled that the possibility that such items could help save lives overrides these prohibitions.“In light of the current danger, I think that anyone who has a gun license should carry it [his gun] on Shabbat... There should also be a telephone available in synagogues... If the premises are big, then there should be two or three,” Yosef said.
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California: Judge declines stay in waiting period case

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:00
In August, U.S. District Judge Anthony Ishii struck down the California 10-day waiting period to buy guns for people who are known to the state to already own guns — a narrow but significant Second Amendment decision. Today, Judge Ishii declined to issue a stay of his decision.
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Gun owners ask judge to block new D.C. concealed carry law

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:00
Gun owners who successfully sued the D.C. government to overturn the city’s ban on carrying firearms in public are asking a judge to block implementation of a new law regulating concealed carry, saying the measure is unconstitutionally restrictive.
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