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NRA Calls for ATF to Review Bump Fire Stocks – Why it won’t matter

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In a departure from its usual opposition to restrictions on firearms and firearm accessories, the National Rifle Association is officially asking the ATF to review bump fire stocks similar to those used by Stephen Craig Paddock to kill 58 people and wound almost 500 others in Las Vegas Sunday night. The ATF’s review won’t likely change anything. ” In Las Vegas, ...

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Relaxed Suppressor Rules Folded into Larger Hunting Bill

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Gun enthusiasts have waited years for responsible suppressor/silencer legislation to be heard in Congress and after a change in strategy, it might finally happen. The Hearing Protection Act of 2017 seeks to make silencers, which decrease the volume of sound produced by firearms, less burdensome to purchase and own. The bill was introduced in June of 2017 but has gone ...

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Trump ends Obama’s Operation Choke Point

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In response to a Congressional request for clarification, the Trump administration said Wednesday that Barack Obama‘s anti-firearms business initiative, Operation Choke Point, was over. “All of the department’s bank investigations conducted as part of Operation Chokepoint are now over, the initiative is no longer in effect, and it will not be undertaken again,” Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd wrote in ...

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Trump: “Second Amendment Is On The Ballot” [Video]

Ginny Simone reports Trump says second amendment is on the ballot

The Second Amendment is at stake, with whoever wins the presidency likely to appoint several Supreme Court justices. Listen to what NRA members have to say about why they support Trump—and why Hillary Clinton is an unacceptable choice. Want more? Here’s Hillary Clinton’s stance on gun rights in her own words.

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Professor: Take Granny’s Gun

(NRA-ILA) – Gun ban advocates, knowing their goals aren’t especially popular with the American people, have in recent years tried to couch their agenda in more innocuous-sounding terms. They don’t want to ban all guns, they’ll say, they just want to keep them out of the wrong hands. But once you start paying close attention to their claims, you realize that ...

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D.C. Concealed Carriers Rejoice! Significant Second Amendment Victory

Fairfax, Va.— The National Rifle Association (NRA) today responded to an order issued by a federal judge in Grace and the Pink Pistols v. District of Columbia that instructed D.C. officials to stop enforcing provisions of the city’s code that barred most D.C. residents from carrying firearms for self-protection. “Today’s order is a victory for Second Amendment rights and has ...

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Australian-style gun control that Clinton lauds – isn’t working … in Australia

Hillary Clinton pointed at Australian gun-control measures as symbols of how to prevent bad guys from getting guns, but according to Australia .. their measures are allowing ONLY bad guys to get guns. Australia’s Peter Dutton, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, and Michael Keenan, Minister for Justice, held a joint press conference to announce “We don’t tolerate gun smuggling ...

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Growth of NICS ‘Mental Defectives’ Index Category

The National Instant Check System, NICS, started operation in 1998. The first numbers that I found available for ‘mental defectives’ were contained in an annual report listing numbers available at the end of 2000. The first 89 thousand people on the list were submitted by the Veterans Administration. In the next report, at the end of 2002, about another 60 ...

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Summary of Obama’s Executive Actions on Gun Control

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The White House released a ‘fact sheet’ of the actions President Obama intends to take on gun control here, but if you don’t want to read through the extraneous wording that attempts to sell the mostly-useless and certainly expensive regulations, here are “just the facts:” 24/7 availability of NICS (National Instant background Check System) 230 additional ATF staff to process background ...

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