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OH: Police: 1 dead in possible OTR self-defense shooting
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A man who shot and killed another man in Over-the-Rhine Wednesday night is claiming it was in self-defense, Cincinnati police said.

Police identified James Mixon, 31, as the man killed in the shooting, which occurred in the 1600 block of Vine Street around 10 p.m., said Lt. Tim Brown, the night chief.

An unidentified person told police he shot the deceased in self-defense during an attempted robbery, said Brown. He was taken into police custody and questioned. No arrests have been made.
 

WA: Prosecutors say drug dealer who killed was acting in self-defense
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Mitchell, 39, shot Robert Scott during the melee. Scott, 39, staggered outside and into the parking lot of the neighboring restaurant, where he collapsed and died.

Mitchell ran from the motel and dumped the gun behind an apartment building. He was arrested when he tried to return home. He was bleeding from the head. He also was carrying methamphetamine.

Scott, who was armed, allegedly planned to rob Mitchell during a drug sale. Mitchell was dealing meth and heroin from the motel room. He and Scott knew each other from prison.

“It looked like (Mitchell) had a strong self-defense case. It appeared that he was attacked first.” Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Chris Dickinson said.
 

Ted Cruz’s no-compromise stance on guns
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As Cruz presses forward with his argument that he is the only logical alternative to Donald Trump for the Republican nomination, he is also driving home his record on gun-rights — an issue fundamental to his political persona and to the traditional Republican base. On the campaign trail, Cruz has sought to position himself as the only candidate whose support for the Second Amendment is genuine and long-standing, dismissing Trump and others as late to the fight and looking to score political points.
 

AL: Number of women getting gun permits on the rise in JeffCo
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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Jefferson County is on pace to issue approximately 63 percent more pistol permits to women this year than it did in 2015.

Last year, the county issued 13,747 permits to women. So far this year, the county has already issued 4,364 permits to women. If that pace continues, the county will issue more than 22,000 permits to women in 2016.

Beth Alcazar is a firearms writer and instructor. She became passionate about educating her community about firearms after five girls were held hostage at Chelsea Middle School in 2013.
 

MD: 2 Baltimore officers charged in recorded assault on teen
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Two officers who police Baltimore's public schools walked out of jail Wednesday pending trial for assault and misconduct after their violent confrontation with a student was recorded by another teenager.

Both have checkered records, prompting parents and authorities alike to question whether enough is being done to prevent violent people from being hired to keep schoolchildren peaceful and safe.
 

IA: Cedar City Council amends firearms-related ordinances
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Prior to the changes, section 27-2 stated that it was a violation of city ordinances to discharge a firearm within city limits – even if it was for self-defense.

In order to be more aligned with state laws, the amended ordinance now begins with, “Subject to applicable State Law defenses of justifications.”

“All of your state law protections are there if you need to defend yourself,” City Attorney Paul Bittmenn said.

The second ordinance in question focused on the possession of guns in city parks.

Nay said the ordinance’s restriction of firearms in city parks violates current state laws as the laws are designed to prevent discrepancies from city to city.
 

AK: Campus Carry Passes in Alaska Senate Committee
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Campus carry legislation passed out of Alaska’s Senate judiciary committee March 7 and is next expected to be taken up by the Senate’s finance committee.

The legislation, Senate Bill 174, is sponsored by Sen. Pete Kelly (R-Fairbanks).

NRA-ILA reports that SB 174 “would allow students, faculty and guests to own, possess, carry, transport or store a firearm on areas of the University of Alaska campus where not prohibited by law.” The bill is designed to limit the University of Alaska Board of Regent’s ability to bar concealed license holders from carrying guns with which to defend themselves and others.
 

MD: GOP delegates seek to weaken laws banning guns on campuses
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Republicans from Anne Arundel County's delegation joined a GOP effort Wednesday to weaken legislation that seeks to ban guns on public college campuses in the state.

House Bill 1002, sponsored by Del. Ben Barnes, D-Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties, would make carrying firearms on those campuses a misdemeanor punishable by up to three years in prison and/or a $1,000 fine.

Barnes said the legislation would increase campus safety by keeping guns away from vulnerable young adults.
 

Brady Campaign Rallies Against Donald Trump: He's Too Pro-Gun
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The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence sent a March 9 email alert urging opposition to Donald Trump for his pro-gun stance on “concealed carry” and because of his support for allowing teachers to defend themselves and their students on school campuses.

Trump will “arm school teachers; allow hidden, loaded guns on college campuses; and give every person the green light to carry a concealed weapon anytime, anywhere, no questions asked,” the email claims.
 

NV: Officials say fatal Spanish Springs shooting was justified
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A fatal shooting that stemmed from a fight at a Spanish Springs home in April last year has been deemed self-defense by the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office.

Glen Robins, 29, and his 19-year-old brother Ryan, both of Spanish Springs, were shot and killed after they allegedly attacked a neighbor and his 75-year-old father at their home.
 

CO: Colorado legislature shoots down gun rights bills
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Now part of the legislature is attempting to undo the damage done by the restrictive gun laws that did little to stymie anything other than jobs and civil rights. In fact, gun violence actually increased in the state following the enactment of the new laws. Five GOP-backed bills that would have removed a few of the more onerous rules made their way to the floor of the House -- and were almost immediately killed by Democrats.
 

WV: Legislature overrides governor’s veto of bill on concealed carry without permit
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West Virginia’s legislature has overrode the governor’s veto of a bill allowing people 21 years old and above to carry a concealed gun without a permit starting May.

The state’s House of Delegates on Friday voted 64-33 to override Gov . Earl Ray Tomblin’s Thursday veto of HB 4145, and the Senate voted 23-11 to override the veto on Saturday.

HB 4145 criminalizes carrying of a concealed deadly weapon without state license or other lawful authorization by persons under 21 and prohibited persons. Persons between 18 and 20 will be allowed to carry a concealed weapon after obtaining a permit.
 

MS: Rep. Gipson: Guns in Courthouses Nothing New
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For example, since 2011, an enhanced license holder going to buy a car tag, check land records or pay their taxes in a non-courtroom area of a courthouse should have been able to legally carry their weapon for self-defense. But because of the “courtroom” prohibition, some judges have taken the liberty to define a “courtroom” as the entire courthouse building, as well as all adjacent buildings and even parking lots. That is both unacceptable and illogical, violating the spirit and letter of the Mississippi statutory provision governing enhanced firearm carry. And many in the Legislature believe, as do I, that this type of judicial activism is a violation of the separation of powers.
 

WV: Are gun permits an affront to freedom? West Virginia says yes.
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"I can hear freedom knocking on the doors in West Virginia," state Sen. Craig Blair (R) told reporters this weekend, as lawmakers voted to become the seventh US state to allow carrying a concealed gun without a permit or training.

To the bipartisan group in both houses who voted to override Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's veto on HB 4145, training requirements and permit fees constitute an "infringement" on the Second Amendment's right to bear arms, an attitude increasingly common in the US.
 

MD: Gun bill debates draw hundreds to Maryland General Assembly
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Hundreds of people arrived in Annapolis on Wednesday to debate whether Maryland's already strict gun laws should go further in restricting access to firearms — or if they go too far already.

The legislature is weighing more than a dozen gun control proposals that advocates say would close deadly loopholes and opponents contend would further infringe on their Second Amendment rights without making the public any safer.
 

FL: Pro-gun Florida mom accidentally shot by 4-year-old son after leaving loaded weapon in car
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A proud, pro-gun mom was accidentally shot by her 4-year-old son — just a day after the Second Amendment-loving woman boasted about her tot’s shooting skills.

The Florida boy found the loaded weapon in mom Jamie Gilt’s car Tuesday and shot her as they cruised down a Putnam County road, officials said. The 31-year-old mother survived the mid-drive attack and is in stable condition.
 

GA: Senate committee approves stun guns on college campuses
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Georgia college students may soon have another alternative to defend themselves on campus.

A Senate committee approved a bill Tuesday that would let students carry electroshock weapons, or stun guns, on college campuses. The vote came a day after the same committee approved a bill that would allow college students to carry a concealed firearm on campus.

Republican Rep. Buzz Brockway of Lawrenceville is sponsoring the bill. He says it would provide college students another option when thinking about self-defense on campus.
 

TX: TSRA Annual Fund-Raiser Boosts Youth Shooting Sports
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The Texas State Rifle Association (TSRA) reports its 2016 TSRA Annual Meeting & Foundation Banquet was one of the most successful events in the association’s history.

The annual event, held at the Austin Marriott North Hotel in Round Rock, Texas, exceeded fund-raising goals and will help to promote youth shooting sports programs across the Lone Star State.
 

CA: Desensitization to shootings
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PBS reported 372 mass shootings last year — such frequency has led to a sense of normalcy in today’s society.

A mass shooting is defined as a period of 24 hours where a single aggressor is responsible for injuring four or more people through gun violence.

The United States has thus far had 57 such incidents in 2016 following the most recent attack in Chelsea, Mass. that left one dead and seven injured.
 

ID: CCRKBA Encourages Support For Idaho Gun Carry Bill
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The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today is urging Idaho gun owners to contact their state legislators in support of Senate bill 1389, which amends existing law to revise provisions regarding concealed weapons, and prohibited conduct.

If passed, this legislation will allow the concealed carry of a handgun without a permit by Idaho residents over the age of 21 who are not disqualified from being issued such a license. The bill was introduced by State Sen. Curt McKenzie (R-District 13).
 

MD: Dem Sen: We Won't Stop Gun Control Push Until Death Toll Hits Zero
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On March 9, Maryland state senator Jamie Raskin (D-Montgomery County) said he and his colleagues will not quit pushing gun control until they have an annual “death toll of zero” in the state.

He was reacting to Second Amendment supporters who believe the latest gun control push in Maryland is unwarranted, as the state already has very stringent laws in place.
 

MN: Minnesota Bill Takes On Any New Federal Gun Control Measures
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A Minnesota bill would prohibit state cooperation with enforcement of any and all future federal gun control measures, whether through executive order, act of congress or agency rule. Passage would serve to essentially nullify such federal actions in effect.

Rep. Steve Drazkowski (R-Mazeppa) introduced House Bill 2726 (HF2726) on March 8. The legislation bars any state agency or political subdivision, along with their employees and corporations providing services on their behalf, from knowingly assisting the federal government in any investigation, detention, arrest, or search and seizure relating to a future criminal, civil or administrative restriction on firearms, magazines, ammunition, or firearms components.
 

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