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The Suppressor Fight Makes News

The fight to deregulate suppressors has made Zero Hedge, one of he most widely read financial weblogs. Suppressors are an important health and safety issue for our community, and here is no justification in fact for ta tacking on wat … Continue reading

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Eight Bills Affecting Gun Rights Before Congress In Four Days

The eight bills currently before Congress are __________________________________________________________________________________ ! H.R. 57, an anti-gun bill by Sheila Jackson Lee {ANTI-TX18] To require the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report to the Congress semiannually on the number of firearms … Continue reading

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26 Days Until The Coming Of Trump, And The Signs Are Good, But?

Among the dozens of reports I have sifted through this morning, there are demands that tax reform be first priority; or the military take first place, energy should be first, and so on. But one thing is missing. Gun rights. … Continue reading

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Carry Permit Holder’s Privacy Act In The Mississippi Legislature

House Bill 485, which would prevent the release of Concealed Carry Permit Holders, is alive in the Mississippi Legislature. If you are a Mississippi resident, it would be really helpful to give your State Representative’s office a call in support. … Continue reading

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Lawmaker believes IN Licene To Carry Reciprocity

For most of the campaign, President elect Donald Trump said tha he would press for 50 State acceptance of CCW permits. Now, Fox News reports a Republican Congressman, Richard Hudson (R-NC), droawn up a bill that would force States to … Continue reading

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As Expected, More Open Support For Gun Rigs

The Maryland Rifle And Pistol Association reports a surge of support for the Second Amendment and gun rights. I rank Maryland the third worst Sate for gun rights, and that hostility is refecte in the lack of public support for … Continue reading

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“Mental Health Test” For Gun Ownership May Violate 2A Rights

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled a mental health bar to gun ownerhip may violent the Second Amendment. The decision was a split one, meaning it will probably be up to … Continue reading

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Midyear Gun Law Report

The latest count of known restrictive gun laws enacted is 57,224, with all or nearly all of the significant restrictions since 1495 counted. The number of restrictive gun laws known to be in force is 23,761. The number of restrictive … Continue reading

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New Count Of Restrictive Gun Laws

It is a bit early for the quarterly tally of restrictive gun laws, but the young archivist who digs out the ancient records is going on holiday. Which is a good thing to do. Wanderer reports a total of 57,227, … Continue reading

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How Many Restrictive Gun Laws?

While I hit the wrong bookmark, the My 30, 2016 grand total of restrictive gun laws stood at 57,224 over 521 years, or 109 a year over that time span. Of those, not one can be shown to have reduced … Continue reading

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