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Attorneys General from 21 states ask Supreme Court to hear suit against Maryland’s assault weapons ban

Friday a coalition of 21 state attorneys general filed a brief urging the Supreme Court to hear a case against Maryland’s assault weapons ban. The attorneys general for Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming jointly filed a friend of the court brief supporting the plaintiffs in Kolbe v. Hogan. The group believes Maryland’s ban on certain semi-automatic rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition is unconstitutional, and are asking the Supreme Court to step in and strike the law down. Continue reading →

Federal judge rules DC ban on gun carry rights unconstitutional

On Saturday, a federal judge in DC overturned the city’s total ban on residents being allowing to carry firearms outside their home in a landmark decision for gun-rights activists. Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. wrote in his ruling in Palmer v. District of Columbia that the right to bear arms extends outside the home, therefore gun-control laws in the nation’s capital are “unconstitutional.”

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Colorado’s new gun control laws proving difficult to enforce

Colorado’s new gun control laws limiting the size of ammunition magazines and requiring background checks aren’t resulting in a rash of criminal charges. And in at least one Colorado county, the new laws haven’t resulted in a single case. The Colorado State Patrol also said it wasn’t aware of its troopers citing anyone for violations.

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Forbes columnist calls for opposing Obama’s CDC funding to study gun violence

On Tuesday a Forbes columnist attacked Obama’s call to have the Center for Disease Control investigate the causes of gun violence and potential ways to control it.  Yes, you are reading it correctly, Obama is now calling gun violence a disease.

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South Carolina Bill Exempts Unorganized Militia From Federal Gun Grab

On Januaary 16, 4 South Carolina State Senators joined the fight to protect the Second Amendment and to safeguard their citizens from federal tyranny.  Senate Bill 247 is sponsored by state Senators Tom Corbin, Tom Davis, Kevin Bryant, and Lee Bright. Although only four senators currently sponsor the bill, sources inside the South Carolina House of Representatives report that a companion measure will soon be offered in that chamber, as well.

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Senate Dems won’t commit to Obama’s gun control plan

Obama knew his gun control plan would run into resistance from House Republicans, but the plan is already running into resistance, or at least hesitation, from moderate Democrats in the Senate.

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Obama’s Gun Control Laws Will Meet Resistance

Ever since Obama spoke on Meet the Press, and said he will put every effort behind new gun control laws, and he said there will be resistance, he was right. This has angered law abiding gun owners even more. He politicized the Sandy Hook shooting to try and further his agenda to unarm America, but it’s not working.

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