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    An employee at Cincinnati, Ohio’s East Price Hill convenience store shot and killed an alleged robber Thursday around 4:45 p.m. FOX 19 reports police say the deceased suspect allegedly “attempted to rob the store before being shot by a store employee.” The suspect was rushed to the hospital with “possible life-threatening injuries” and died on Friday....
    Dash cam video shows new details of a driver firing at New Mexico State Police Officer Sharron Duran in Laguna, New Mexico, on September 12, 2020. The video, published by Fox 8, shows Duran walking up on a white pickup truck she had stopped on the side of I-40. As she approached the passenger door, three...
    Police are on scene after reports of shots fired at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee. UPDATE: Milwaukee’s FOX6 reports that “multiple injured victims have and are being transported from the north end of the Macy’s department store” in Mayfair Mall. However, the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. Also, Newsweek reports that today’s shooting is...
    By Larry Keane Voters roundly rejected gun control groups and their anti-Second Amendment schemes on Election Day. That hasn’t stopped these groups from searching for alternatives to advance their antigun agenda. Now failed presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s “news” site The Trace is giving former Vice President Joe Biden a playbook to use for executive actions, despite the...
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) boasted Thursday about restricting a Fairfax County gun show, citing Coronavirus concerns and tweeting that “selling guns is just not worth it.” WTOP reported that organizers of the Nation’s Gun Show sought an injunction against Virginia Coronavirus restrictions that would cap show attendance at 250 at one time. The...
    Okay, so the last time Rudy Giuliani practiced actual law in federal court was the early 1990s, and he’s a little rusty. Still, some things really should be hard-wired by your sixth decade as an attorney. Giuliani is trying again to fix up Team Trump’s complaint filed in the Middle District of Pennsylvania to somehow, someway...
    Nantucket Police suspended acceptance from residents for Firearm Identification Card (FID) and License to Carry (LTC) applications on Wednesday, November 18, citing coronavirus concerns related to a “finger print based criminal records check.” The Town of Nantucket Police Department tweeted the suspension announcement on Wednesday, informing residents that the decision to suspend applicant acceptance came “after...
    Democratic Georgia Senate candidate Raphael Warnock has criticized the second amendment multiple times in his sermons, something that has caused gun owners in the state to worry about the upcoming runoff election in January. Warnock, who is running against Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler, has openly voiced his concern with guns in multiple videos reviewed...
              The Norfolk 2nd Amendment Preservation Coalition achieved all necessary signatures required to have the city council review its petition. This followed last Friday’s court decision to award the coalition as much time necessary to gather signatures. “We think a decision like this is too important to let seven...
    Columbia County, Florida, Sheriff Mark Hunter praised a Lake City homeowner who shot an alleged armed intruder Saturday night in order to protect himself and his children. WCJB reports that the alleged intruder, 34-year-old Brandon Michael Slywkanycz, tried to make entry into the house while armed with a shotgun. The homeowner shot Slywkanycz, who allegedly fled the...
    MISS USA is a conservative black pageant queen from Mississippi who's supports the Second Amendment and has sung at one of President Donald Trump's rallies in her state. Asya Branch received the title on Monday night at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee and the 22-year-old will soon move to New York City to begin...
            by Vivian Jones   Legislation that would add Tennessee’s right-to-work law to the state constitution was filed Thursday by Sen. Brian Kelsey, preparing the proposed constitutional amendment to advance through the Tennessee Legislature for the required second time. “This amendment will guarantee future generations of Tennessee workers their right to...
              State Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) wants to add Tennessee’s Right to Work law to the state constitution. Kelsey this week filed a Senate Joint Resolution for the 112th General Assembly to consider to add the Right to Work law to the constitution for its second required passage by the...
    Legislation that would add Tennessee’s right-to-work law to the state constitution was filed Thursday by Sen. Brian Kelsey, preparing the proposed constitutional amendment to advance through the Tennessee Legislature for the required second time. “This amendment will guarantee future generations of Tennessee workers their right to work regardless of whether they choose to join...
    Mark Robinson (R) won North Carolina’s Lt. Governor race Tuesday just over two years after giving an impassioned speech against gun control at a Greensboro city council meeting. He spoke to the city council in April 3, 2018, as new gun control proposals were being considered by cities and states around the country following the...
    A number of pro-Second Amendment organizations and two individual citizens are suing the state of New Jersey over “draconian” restrictions on carrying a firearm for self-defense. The litigation is also taking on the state’s application process for concealed carry permits. “The right to bear arms must be available to all citizens, not just a privileged...
    Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly likes to say he comes from a tradition of service.  As he reminded voters during the Oct. 6 debate against Republican incumbent Sen. Martha McSally, his parents were both police officers in West Orange, New Jersey, where he and his twin brother Scott were raised. KELLY CLASSMATES REBUT CLAIM AZ...
    Donald Trump Jr. held a rally in Scottsdale, Arizona, Monday morning in which he warned attendees that a Joe Biden administration would place former Rep. Robert ‘Beto’ O’Rourke (D-TX) at the helm and steamroll the Second Amendment with taxation, registration, and other gun control measures. Don Jr. stood in front of an audience at Dillon...
    While discussion of the Second Amendment and gun control have been noticeably absent from the presidential debates and mainstream media coverage, gun rights are without a doubt on the ballot tomorrow. On no other issue do the candidates stand in such stark contrast. President Trump has been a strong defender of the right to keep and bear arms,...
    My dad died in December of last year. In my arms, in my home, and in a moment. Before the calendar turned and the ball fell, before cities burned and before a virus from China threatened our lives and livelihoods. But even then, he knew how fickle safety and security could be. He didn’t partake...
    During a Saturday campaign speech in Newtown, Pennsylvania, President Trump warned that Joe Biden is “against oil, guns, and God.” He mentioned Texas during his speech and suggested Biden’s message does not resonate there. Trump said, “He’s against oil, he’s against guns, and he’s against religion. Yet they say Texas is very close? Think about...
    By Larry Keane Election day is close. This is the time to ensure the #GUNVOTE® is heard at the ballot box. More than 70 million Americans have already cast their ballot through early or mail-in voting. Campaign advertising is blanketing the airwaves and special interest groups, including gun control billionaire Michael Bloomberg, are pouring last-minute millions to nudge his agenda...
    NFL quarterback legend Brett Favre listed the protection of the Second Amendment Friday morning as one of the reasons he is endorsing Donald Trump for president. Breitbart News reported that Favre tweeted, “My Vote is for what makes this country great, freedom of speech and religion, 2nd Amendment, hard-working tax-paying citizens, police and military. In...
    Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback and Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre has voiced his support for Donald Trump's re-election, citing the President's support for the first and second amendment, as well as police and military.  'My Vote is for what makes this country great, freedom of speech & religion, [second amendment], hard working...
    An Arizona gun store owner told Breitbart News that Joe Biden’s gun control proposals would crush small gun retailers and erase the Second Amendment freedoms Arizonans cherish and enjoy. We talked with George Urmston, owner of Phoenix, Arizona’s Cave Creek Guns, and focused on Biden’s proposed taxes of $200 on AR-15 rifles, and on any...
    During a Wednesday rally in Goodyear, Arizona, President Trump warned that gun control plans put forward by Joe Biden and the left would “terminate” Arizona’s gun-friendly culture. Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) came on stage about mid-way through the rally to remind Arizonans that her Democrat challenger, Mark Kelly, is full-on for gun control. She warned...
    Throughout the two presidential debates and single vice-presidential debate the moderators did not ask a single question about gun control or the right to keep and bear arms. The dearth of coverage on Second Amendment issues at the debates follows a larger trend. Anti-gun lawmakers up and down the ballot, and even anti-gun organizations, have made the calculated...
    Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) described her opponent, Democrat nominee Mark Kelly, as an aspiring “51st vote” for a Democrat Senate majority led by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) in pursuit of “open borders,” “taking away our Second Amendment rights,” and a “locked down America.” Mark Kelly “is Chuck Schumer’s path to power” through Arizona, McSally said...
    From 2017 to 2019, America averaged 11 mass shootings per year; nearly double the rate of the three prior years. Although still a statistical rarity when it comes to crime, the uptick in mass shootings was cause for concern and attention by those on the right and the left. Yet, in 2020 America has endured...
    Kirk Swearingen October 25, 2020 10:00AM (UTC) "Pro-life" Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who will almost certainly be seated on the Supreme Court this week, seems to have no problem putting guns in the hands of individual Americans who want to buy them  —  every Tom, Dick and Kyle. She reportedly takes "an expansive view" of the...
              The Norfolk 2nd Amendment Preservation Coalition is awaiting the court’s decision on whether they will secure an ordinance or a special election for it. The ordinance would restrict gun ownership regulations. The 2nd Amendment Preservation Coalition went to court after the COVID-19 shutdowns hindered their ability to collect...
    By Matt Manda North Carolina Republican U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis supports the Second Amendment, and it has never been in doubt. When he first ran for state office and supporters questioned his staunch position on the right to keep and bear arms, he didn’t blink. “When I ended up getting into the state house, and...
    A gun violence counselor with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office shot and killed an alleged robber Tuesday morning around 10 a.m. WHYY reports a 31-year-old man allegedly tried to rob the counselor in “the 2600 block of North Napa Street in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood” Tuesday morning. The counselor shot the alleged robber once in the...
    There were no questions about the Second Amendment in the 2020 presidential debates or the vice presidential debate, despite record gun sales in the U.S. The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Sept. 29 did not mention gun rights, and the second debate Thursday was devoid of questions...
    By Matt Manda Gun rights are in the DNA of Texans and freshman U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) had seen enough intrusion on the firearm industry and firearm ownership. He put his foot down and took action. Noticing the likes of gun control billionaire and failed Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg and other antigun groups pledging millions to flip Texas...
    By Larry Keane Three-term Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plate is full. He’s on tour promoting his celebratory coronavirus “success” book, ignoring pandemic help offered by lawful firearm businesses, bucking responsibility and blaming New York City’s Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio for the violence and crime in the state’s largest city and shuttering firearm businesses, which employ 5,500 New Yorkers....
    Gun owners know their rights are on the ballot this November. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and the rest of the Democrats have committed to banning certain types of guns, restricting private gun sales, and even banning the sale of gun parts over the Internet. The best way to...
    During a weekend interview with Breitbart News, Motor City Madman Ted Nugent warned that Democrats are now the party of “Marxism and tyranny.” He issued this warning while talking about what Democrats really want to do to the Second Amendment, should they find themselves in positions of power. “The Democrat Party no longer exists, they...
    By Larry Keane By just about anyone’s account, 2020 has been a year unlike any other. That’s true for the Second Amendment, the firearm industry and for millions of Americans new to gun ownership. It doesn’t look like that will change any time soon. The Heritage Foundation hosted a webinar titled, “The Second Amendment Strikes Back,” spotlighting several intersecting...
    During his Monday rally in Prescott, Arizona, President Trump warned that Democrat Senate candidate Mark Kelly will “vote to take away your guns” if elected. Kelly, a pro-gun control candidate, is running against Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ), a staunch Second Amendment supporter. Trump looked out at the crowd in Prescott and described Kelly as “bad...
    Americans have made clear that they value their Second Amendment rights, especially during uncertain times. Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic and then widespread civil unrest, Americans have bought firearms in record numbers. Through September, the FBI had processed a record-setting 28,826,449 total National Instant Criminal Background Check System checks for 2020. With three months of the...
    Yes, that title doesn’t make much sense, but neither does a group that promotes banning firearms starting a national organization called Gun Owners for Safety. Nonetheless, The Hill recently reported that the anti-gun group Giffords is doing just that. This effort is being sold as an expansion of the group’s campaign to fool gun owners at the state...
    I know buddy, it's all "fake news" when it makes you feel insecure. One of the great bogus refrains Second Amendment zealots repeat over and over again is that if the federal government or even states created a more robust background check and registry for gun owners, it would turn into an epic data privacy issue....
    John E. Finn October 19, 2020 8:10AM (UTC) This article was originally published on The Conversation. The U.S. militia movement has long been steeped in a peculiar — and unquestionably mistaken — interpretation of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and civil liberties. This is true of an armed militia group that calls itself...
    A U.S. District Judge in San Diego who has issued rulings in two separate lawsuits challenging California’s strict gun control measures will take up another weapons-related case on Monday, sparking criticism from gun-control groups who pro-gun advocates have been given an unfair advantage.   Judge Roger Benitez has twice ruled in favor of gun rights:...
    During his Friday rally in Macon, Georgia, President Donald Trump warned that Joe Biden would use an election victory to stack to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and “shred” the Second Amendment. Trump talked about Biden’s ABC News town hall, saying, “Last night, Biden refused to rule out court packing.” He then...
    By Larry Keane Judge Amy Coney Barrett showed the nation several things for which she won’t apologize during her nomination hearings. She won’t apologize for her keen intellect, her dedication to originalist interpretation of the law and she won’t apologize for being a gun owner. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) quickly got to the...
    Mark Kelly campaign spokesman T.J. L’Heureux is apologizing for calling police “worthless f*cking pigs” in August 2020, the Washington Times reported. L’Heureux hurled the insult after watching “Chicago police clashing with protesters,” the Times reported. The insult was made in an August 17, 2020, tweet, which L’Heureux has since deleted but which the Washington Free Beacon...
    The Senate Judiciary Committee continued its confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett Thursday as the battle to confirm her to the nation’s highest court enters its next phase with an expected vote later in October.
    During Wednesday confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) read from Barrett’s dissent in Kanter v. Barr (2019), noting that she holds “the Second Amendment confers an individual right.” Breitbart News reported Durbin was questioning Barrett’s position on voting rights when he alluded to Kanter. The Kanter case was...