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Google will fight Bush Administration demand for search records
Submitted by: Jim Sr

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"The US Government is taking legal action to gain access to Google’s vast database of internet searches in an historic clash over privacy."

"The Bush Administration has asked a federal judge to order the world’s most popular internet search engine to hand over the records of all Google searches for any one-week period, as well as other closely guarded data. The California-based company is to fight the move."
 

Leftist hypocrisy on gun laws
Submitted by: RPA-PAC
Website: http://www.rpa-pac.org

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"The trouble with gun bans is the same as it is with liberals: neither deal with the realities of the world and both are fraught with danger. In cities where such foolishness has already been tried – New York City and Washington, D.C., for instance – murder rates are among the highest in the country."

"Nevertheless, liberals continue to believe the end of crime is just one gun ban away until, that is, the gun ban begins to inflict hardship upon a class of citizens favored by liberals. Then, suddenly, they are only a good idea for the rest of us."
 

The Anti-Gun Left and the UN
Submitted by: News Director

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"The UN Gun Ban Treaty, according to the National Rifle Association, asks us as free law abiding citizens to sacrifice our own constitutional right to bear arms in order for us to bow down and worship the great and mighty United Nations. Since when has the UN had the authority or the right to make laws that would affect my freedom in my own country. The UN and EU should get their noses out of people's personal business and tend to what they were created to do. Here we are looking for Iran to build nuclear weapons but instead of the UN worrying about a nuclear bomb they are worried about a few middle-aged hunters legally carrying 30-06 rifles and a shotgun. Which is more of a threat?"
 

Ask Auntie Pinko
Submitted by: News Director

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"My question is this: Why is gun control a liberal issue? This is an inconsistency. ..."

"Each side cherishes the gravest suspicions of the other side - and each side's behavior does much to confirm those suspicions. The pro-regulation side suspects that the real agenda of the anti-regulation side is driven by insecure, knuckle-dragging Neanderthals who need the comfort of a big, bad, 'piece' close at hand to prove their machismo. The anti-regulation side suspects that the real, agenda of the pro-regulation side is to eliminate private ownership of firearms altogether, never allow the slaughter of another deer or duck, and probably forcibly convert everyone to vegetarianism in its most hideous macrobiotic form. ..."
 

Senators play games with U.S. Constitution (Letter)
Submitted by: News Director

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"I can't be the only one sickened by Sen. Charles Schumer waving a copy of the Constitution during the hearing for Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito. It was not that long ago that Sens. Ted Kennedy, Dianne Feinstein, Joe Biden and our own Sen. Schumer did everything they could to take away our Second Amendment rights."

"I find it absolutely absurd that these individuals are now talking about the Constitution and how important it is. Just 10 years ago, these hypocrites did everything they could to drag the Constitution through the mud and defile it. They were a disgrace then, and they are a disgrace now to the Senate Judiciary Committee for their ridiculous double talk."
 

TV show downplayed problem of gun violence (Letter)
Submitted by: News Director

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"I was astonished recently to see the ABC news program '20/20' portray the prevalence and significance of gun violence in America as a 'media-fed myth.' As a trauma surgeon, I can assure you that the daily deaths and disability caused by gun violence are a reality that should not be dismissed in this manner."

"Commentator John Stossel made claims based on a misrepresentation of data and presented conclusions that cannot be supported by facts. ...In reporting that less than 100 children ages 15 and younger die annually due to gun accidents, he ignores the more than 500 deaths due to intentional injuries and the approximately 3,000 non-fatal firearm injuries in this group."
 

GA: Security Breach Allows Gun In Jail; Closes Clayton County Courts
Submitted by: News Director

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"A jail security officer was placed on administrative leave after a woman visitor got past an X-ray machine carrying a gun. That led to the closure of two Clayton County courts Wednesday."

"Sheriff Victor Hill said the unidentified woman entered about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and left before the lone deputy at a 24-hour checkpoint noticed the image of the pistol scanned as she went in."

"Hill said the woman 'came for a jail visit, and the deputy was inattentive to his duties.' He said she got as far as the lobby and was called back because she was not in compliance with a dress code for jail visitors."
 

Japan: GSDF captain held in rape of girl, 19
Submitted by: medicdave

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"A Ground Self-Defense Force officer stationed in Tokyo has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old female acquaintance earlier this month, police said Thursday." ...

" 'It is regrettable that a GSDF member, who is in a position to protect the lives and safety of the public, caused such an incident,' an official of the garrison said."
 

TX: Gun Found At Lanier High
Submitted by: News Director

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A gun was confiscated from a student at Lanier High School.

Austin ISD Police officials said they took a .22 caliber pistol from a 15-year-old Thursday at the school located in the 1200 block of Peyton Gin - that's near Lamar just north of Highway 183.

We're told no one was injured in the incident.

This is the second time a gun has been taken by a student to Lanier High School this school year.
 

FL: Former gun-maker's auction raises more than $500,000
Submitted by: News Director

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"More than half a million dollars was raised today from an auction of pricey cars, planes, boats and motorcycles owned by former gun-maker Bruce Jennings."

"The Jennings auction raised money that will be placed in his bankruptcy account and will largely benefit a 19-year-old California man left a quadriplegic by one of Jennings' guns."

"However, the winning bidder for most of the 21 items was Jennings' mother, who bought several items, including two of the motorcycles, one of the planes and three of the cars."

"Brandon Maxfield was 7 years old when he was left paralyzed by a gunshot. A California jury decided in 2003 that the gun was defective, making the gun manufacturer Jennings liable for $24 million."
 

FL: Shooting spurs debate on realistic-looking toy guns
Submitted by: News Director

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"In the wake of a school shooting last week in Seminole County, where a 15-year-old boy was killed after police said he pointed a pellet gun at them, police and one educator in Volusia County say the future does not bode well on school campuses if children keep bringing realistic-looking toy guns to class."

"'I think that for the future, schools will look like airports with metal detectors,' said Matt Krajewski, principal of DeLand Middle School. 'We're going to have to check kids when they come in and out of the schools. We may have to see different kinds of fencing and gating at the schools, too.'"
 

Canada: Market drives sale of guns, says prof
Submitted by: News Director

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"Where there's a market, there's a salesman - gun ban or not."

"That's according to SFU researcher Gary Mauser, who suggested Liberal Leader Paul Martin's proposed gun ban won't make a dent in reducing gun-related crime in Canada."

"While the number of gang-related homicides has reached 'epidemic' proportions - with handguns the gangs' weapon of choice - research doesn't show gun bans will make any difference."
 

AK: Legislature considers deadly force measure
Submitted by: RPA-PAC
Website: http://www.rpa-pac.org

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"Two North Pole legislators want to give people more leeway to defend themselves or others from serious crimes such as robbery or rape."

"A bill sponsored by the Republicans expands the circumstances during which a person can use deadly force in self-defense."

"It's a carbon copy of a bill passed in the Florida Legislature last year. Passage of similar bills across the nation is being encouraged by the National Rifle Association."
 

FL: Voting bill takes aim at hunters
Submitted by: RPA-PAC
Website: http://www.rpa-pac.org

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"First there was 'Motor Voter,' a law that allows people to register to vote when they get their drivers license."

"Now get ready for "Shooter Voter.'"

"At the request of the National Rifle Association, Florida lawmakers will consider a proposal that would allow people who are getting hunting, fishing and trapping licenses or permits to register to vote at the same time."

"Backers say the idea is simply another way to make it easier for people to participate in democracy."
 

OH: NRA Foundation license plates a success in Ohio
Submitted by: Buckeye Firearms Association
Website: http://www.buckeyefirearms.org

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"Buckeye Firearms supporter Chris Chumita was the first to order the new NRA plates at his BMV office, and one of the first in the entire state. Some have expressed concern that they would not be treated properly while asking for NRA plates, but Chris’ experience has been typical. Said Chris, 'There were no issues, weird looks, or snide comments. The new NRA Foundation license plates were mailed to me in less than a week. It was actually a pleasant visit to the BMV!'"

"Fred Stratmann of the Ohio BMV told Buckeye Firearms Association that 'the NRA Foundation plate did have better first-month sales than several new plates this year.' That is good news, especially considering that December is traditionally a slow month for plate sales."
 

MD: Brady Campaign to Eradicate Gun Ownership: Maryland State Senator Gianetti Outstayed Welcome in a Single Term, Should be Sent Home
Submitted by: RPA-PAC
Website: http://www.rpa-pac.org

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"His constituents may not have noticed, but readers of Gun Week, a specialty trade rag catering to firearm enthusiasts, know all about Sen. John Giannetti's role in killing legislation to ban assault weapons in Maryland." ...

"And because of Giannetti, semiautomatic assault weapons remain freely available in Maryland, even as gun violence escalates in Prince George's, Baltimore, and in the state's other cities.

"'We've decided to make it clear, and to make it clear early, that we think the voters of District 21 should send this guy home,' said Jim Brady, chair of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. 'He was elected to represent the people of Prince George's and Anne Arundel, but he spends most of time sucking up to special interests. He's just an awful, awful elected official.'"
 

IL: 'Doodle' gets high school teen expelled
Submitted by: News Director

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A 16-year-old boy who supposedly doodled a gang symbol in his notebook has been expelled from high school in McHenry, Ill. The school tossed him out for writing the initials D.L.K. along with a crown, a cross and a spider web inside his notebook. School officials say it's a gang symbol.

The kid's name: Derek Leon Kelly
 

DE: Tighter controls needed on handguns (Letter)
Submitted by: News Director

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"I hope the Delaware legislature will not consider making it easier for good people to do bad things by making it easier to get a permit to carry handguns. If anything, they should make it harder to bring guns into our communities, print photos and give the public access to publish lists of those people who do carry guns. They should require people to watch a video of real life stories of people who have been shot with guns that are legally registered. ..."

"Instead of making it easier for guns to be owned and used, we should enact stricter rules and register each bullet that is sold and make the purchaser responsible for illegal activity performed by the bullet."

"Parents of minors who commit a crime using a gun should be charged as accessories to the crime, whether the gun is legal or not, and whether it is owned by the parent. ..."
 

OH: Bruce Beatty, CHL Holder, held at gun point
Submitted by: News Director

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"Earlier this week we reported that Bruce Beatty, the Toledo area activist who was arrested for carrying a concealed firearm lawfully in a Toledo park, was held at gun point by Springfield Police."

"Beatty was traveling for work related purposes prior to attending last Tuesday's Criminal Justice Hearings. When he realized he was drowsy, Beatty looked for a place to stop and take a brief nap. Finding most rest stops closed in the area due to highway construction, he exited in Springfield and parked in the parking lot of a closed Denny's. This decision likely made him a target for random police patrols to 'investigate'."
 

OH: Hello? Is the news media out there?
Submitted by: News Director

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"Yesterday afternoon marked the second day of proponent testimony for HB347 in the Criminal Justice Committee, and new faces appeared before the committee to address their concerns."

"Today, just like a week ago, its as if the New Media in Ohio is sticking it's thumbs in it's ears and completely ignoring these hearings. Where there would once be an Associate Press story the evening of the hearings recounting the testimony, there is nothing. Where there would be the usual extreme anti-gun laced articles, there are simply none."

"Are they waiting for opponent testimony, or have we finally made it clear that this issue really isn't as controversial as they wish it was?"
 

Canada: Gun control advocates defend firearms laws
Submitted by: News Director

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"A coalition of gun-control advocates says Canada's firearms laws work and shouldn't be changed if the Conservatives form a government after Jan. 23."

"Catherine Bergeron, whose sister was killed in Montreal's Dec. 6, 1989, Ecole polytechnique massacre, says it's not true that only law-abiding gun owners are affected by the law."

"The Conservatives have said they would scrap the much-maligned firearms registry but Bergeron says it's a useful, efficient tool to help police keep track of firearms."
 

NY: Cops searching for armed robber near elementary school
Submitted by: medicdave

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"Two men robbed a custodian behind School No. 4 ...about 7:45 a.m. today, said Rochester Police Sgt. Clifton Mann."

"The men brandished a shotgun and demanded property from the custodian, then took off, Mann said."

"Officers are searching the neighborhood for two black males in their late teens, wearing dark clothing, Mann said." [emphasis added]

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Submitter's Note: Laws prohibiting armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a minor and possession of a firearm on school grounds didn't stop these teenaged thugs from brandishing a shotgun and robbing a school janitor. Thankfully, gun control didn't turn him into a statistic as it has so many who are denied their right to carry while working at a school or university.

KABA Note: "Gun free" school zone laws apparently had no effect on them either. What will it take for criminals to start obeying laws!
 

NV: Public input sought following firearms discharge workshop
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"Irresponsible shooters, the joint use of public lands and the prospect of a community shooting range were all topics at a workshop meeting concerning firearms discharge in the county Tuesday evening."

"The meeting was related to a proposed county firearms discharge ordinance drafted late last year."

"It prohibited shooting a gun within 1,500 feet of an occupied dwelling, church, park or recreational facility. It would also prohibit discharge of a shotgun, air rifle or air gun within 500 feet of an occupied building, and made it unlawful to shoot a weapon from, across or upon any county road or highway."
 

VA: Court overturns conviction of woman who killed ex-boyfriend
Submitted by: Anonymous

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"The Virginia Supreme Court on Friday overturned the murder conviction of a Norfolk woman who shot and killed her former boyfriend in 2002." ...

"According to court testimony, Cary and Beekman were arguing over child support, and Beekman was intoxicated at the time of the incident. They scuffled and then Cary got a handgun and removed the magazine."

"The remaining bullet in the chamber killed Beekman when Cary pointed the weapon at him and the gun discharged."
 

IL: Boy in custody after gun found in school
Submitted by: News Director

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"A student at Columbia Middle School was taken into police custody Wednesday afternoon after a loaded gun was found in a bathroom garbage can, police sources said."

"Peoria police and District 150 school officials were tight-lipped about details regarding the incident that occurred about 2 p.m. at the school, 2612 N. Bootz Ave., but no one was injured."
 

CA: Teenager arrested in BB gun shooting incident
Submitted by: News Director

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"Police arrested a 16-year-old boy this morning after a fourth-grader at Kittridge Street Elementary School was grazed in the shoulder by a pellet from a BB gun, officials said."

"Officials believe the suspect fired the BB gun from across the street about 10:20 a.m. The pellet grazed the shoulder of a 10-year-old boy who was on the playground during the nutrition period, Kittridge Street Principal Joan Blair said. The district locked down the school as a precautionary measure for about an hour, Blair said."
 

Canada: Desperate Liberals: Changing Gang Control to Gun Control
Submitted by: News Director

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"The recent announcement of a handgun ban by Paul Martin has been a hotly debated political issue. ...The 'moral absolutist' position is typified by Vince Bevin, the Ottawa police chief. He admitted he doesn't know if gun control had saved any lives but felt that 'If this legislation saves even one life, it will have proven its worth'. As a moral absolute this is hard to criticize. Its political appeal to non-gun owning suburbanites and the emotions generated by public shootings is obvious. However, one might question whether this attitude towards a $2 billion gun registry is a proper cost/benefit analysis for a police chief in charge of allocating scarce law enforcement resources."
 

MT: Hey, Dems: Drop Gun Control To Win
Submitted by: News Director

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"So the Democrats want to strengthen their ranks in Middle America? They’d like to get more working class voters to cast ballots for the blue candidates. If the Democrats really want working class men and women to vote for their side they could make great strides with one very easy step, drop the gun control platform."
 

IL: Gun Rights Group Criticizes Illinois Gov's 'Boondoggle'
Submitted by: News Director

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"A gun rights group on Wednesday criticized Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich for using his State of the State address to renew his call for a statewide ban on 'assault weapons.'"

"Richard Pearson, executive director of the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA), called the bill a 'boondoggle,' that 'has no purpose other than to harass law-abiding firearm owners.' He contended that only sport shooters and gun collectors will be affected by the bill, because banned weapons are 'rarely used to commit crimes.'"

"A 2004 study by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) found that 'we cannot clearly credit the (Federal Assault Weapons) ban with any of the nation's recent drop in gun violence.'"
 

NY: Gun bills have marginal impact
Submitted by: News Director

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"Sportsmen's groups, which tend to be conservative and pro-gun, are regularly outraged at firearms legislation proposed by the Democrat-controlled state assembly."

"The Assembly last week passed nine restrictive bills concerning firearms. The bills were then sent to the Republican Senate, which, it should be noted, has an entirely different view of firearms legislation."
 

PA: Northwest student expelled for bringing gun to school
Submitted by: News Director

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"The school board voted 7-0 at Wednesday's regular meeting to expel the boy from school for one year. Board members Duane Evans and Nancy Hudack were not present at the session."

"The boy, formerly a sixth grade student at Hunlock Creek Elementary School, allegedly brought the gun to school twice last year. According to Superintendent Nancy Tkatch, he had no disciplinary problems before that incident."
 

UK: Judge feels ashamed of gangland gun culture
Submitted by: News Director

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"A JUDGE has said he is ‘ashamed’ of Manchester’s gun-related gangland culture."

"Judge Clement Goldstone spoke out after jailing a thug who accidentally shot a 60-year-old woman while firing a handgun at someone else in a row over a stolen bike."
 

UK: London Tube Shooting Enquiry Completed
Submitted by: Anonymous

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A report on the death of Jean Charles de Menezes, shot by police who mistook him for a suicide bomber, has been sent to the Crown Prosecution Service."

"The CPS will decide whether any police officers should face charges, after studying the Independent Police Complaints Commission's report." ...

"Mr Menezes, from Gonzaga in south-eastern Brazil, was hit seven times in the head."

"It is known the IPCC has identified 'serious communication problems' on the day of the shooting, said BBC home affairs correspondent Daniel Sandford."
 

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