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Five facts you NEED to know about guns, schools, and violence

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Democrat Senator calls for background checks on ammo sales

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal has announced that he plans to introduce a bill in the United States Senate to require all purchasers of ammunition to undergo a background check. Gun owners should consider stockpiling ammunition and reloading supplies now as … Continue reading

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In 2009, the Connecticut Law Review discussed ‘pretend gun-free zones’

In 2009, author, attorney, and researcher Dave Kopel had an article published in the Connecticut Law Review which discussed the fact that ‘Gun Free’ School Zones are nothing more than a legal fiction. The summary of the article states that: … Continue reading

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In the wake of announcements by Democrat Senators Warner and Manchin that they are willing to pursue gun control measures, I spoke with Talking Points Memo about the political fallout of such efforts. In the interview, I noted that gun … Continue reading

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Sales skyrocket as Democrats announce plans to ban guns

As once pro-gun Democrats join the rush to punish law-abiding gun owners for the actions of the Connecticut madman, gun owners are reacting by heading to their local gun stores in droves. In Colorado, gun buyers on Saturday overwhelmed the … Continue reading

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Hit show American Guns cancelled by Discovery Channel

In just two seasons, American Guns has become one of The Discovery Channel’s biggest hits with ratings surging 50% for the second season premiere. However, as anti-gun forces shrilly attack anything related to positive coverage of the shooting sports following … Continue reading

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PoliceOne weighs in on arming teachers

Doug Wyllie, Editor-in-Chief of PoliceOne, has an excellent article out today giving law-enforcement’s opinion of arming teachers. From the article come these wise words “In my opinion, the answer is more guns and more trained sheepdogs. But some people in our country will immediately … Continue reading

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Larry Pratt calls for end to victim-disarmament zones

Larry Pratt, Executive Director of Gun Owners of America, has a great article in Opposing Views today in which he takes on the logical fallacies inherent in ‘gun-free school zone’ laws. He points out the damning fact that almost every … Continue reading

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GOP Congressman has the right idea about securing our schools

“I wish to God she had an M-4 in her office locked up so when she heard gunfire she pulls it out and she didn’t have to lunge heroically with nothing in her hands but she takes him out, takes … Continue reading

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Another mass shooting in a victim disarmament zone

The Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton Connecticut has been the scene of a shooting this morning. While details are still sketchy, officials are saying that there are multiple victims and at least one shooter may have taken his own … Continue reading

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