Archive | February, 2013

Why Is it Okay for Men to Tell Women How to Defend Themselves?

Joe simply cannot help himself. In an interview with PARENTS magazine, the Vice President told women, presumably, that AR-15s are too hard to shoot and that instead, if we’re worried about self-defense, we should “buy a shotgun.” He said that’s the advice he’s given his own wife, Jill. Let’s put aside the fact that Biden’s […]

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Gun Owners: Get rid of your Comcast Cable NOW!

Comcast, which recently acquired NBC Universal, has quietly decided to remove advertisements promoting firearms from its cable network, and gun retailers aren’t happy about it. A Michigan company that handles the advertising for Michigan-based Williams Gun Sight and Outfitters contacted TheBlaze regarding the change, stunned that it couldn’t re-air a commercial they played last fall […]

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Another Court Victory for the Right to Carry in Illinois

On February 22, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion, which refused Illinois’ request for a rehearing of Shepard v. Madigan before the entire court. The previous decision in the case, by a three-judge panel of the court, struck down Illinois’ complete ban on carrying firearms outside one’s home […]

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Columbine Survivor Pens Bold Open Letter to Obama Rejecting Gun Control: ‘Whose Side Are You On?’

Columbine survivor Evan Todd released an open letter to President Barack Obama on Wednesday in which he offers a point-by-point analysis of proposed firearms control initiatives, dismissing them as ineffective and dangerous to Americans’ rights. He recently outlined why he fervently disagrees with the gun control policies that have been proposed in the wake of the Sandy […]

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Chicago Police Chief: Second Amendment Is A Danger To Public Safety

Chicago’s Chief of Police, who previously blamed ”government-sponsored racism” and Sarah Palin for Chicago’s gun violence, declared that the law-ful exercise of the Second Amendment was a threat to public safety. From the Illinois State Rifle Association: Chicago’s embattled police superintendent dug himself deeper into a pit of controversy today by claiming that lawful firearm owners are agents of political […]

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After the ‘toughest’ gun law, gun crime rose

In 1998, Massachusetts passed what was hailed as the toughest gun-control legislation in the country. Among other stringencies, it banned semiautomatic “assault” weapons, imposed strict new licensing rules, prohibited anyone convicted of a violent crime or drug trafficking from ever carrying or owning a gun, and enacted severe penalties for storing guns unlocked. “Today, Massachusetts […]

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Massacre Survivor Tells Senate: I’m Not a Victim of Guns, But of Lawmakers Who ‘Legislated Me Out of the Right to Protect Myself and My Family’

Dr. Suzanna Hupp became a case study in gun control after testifying in front of Congress as a survivor of the 1991 “Luby” massacre in Texas where both of her parents were killed. On Monday, more than a decade later, she spoke once more on the issue, examining it through the lens of the debate […]

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