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MN: Deputy Chief faces 3 felonies
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Proctor's deputy chief has been charged with three felonies, including personally possessing morphine that was seized as evidence in a pharmacy burglary.

Troy Foucault also is charged with theft and possession of a short-barreled shotgun. He is also a city councilor.

Police Chief Walter Wobig told the Duluth News Tribune that Foucault was placed on a paid administrative leave Wednesday.

Submitter's note: Possession of Morphine, Theft, and possession of a short-barreled shotgun. Hey, just getting ready for the weekend!
 

WV: Ruling may have helped self-defense verdict
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A state Supreme Court ruling last year may have helped a jury decide to acquit a Lincoln County man last week, a lawyer for the man said.

Stephen Willis, 59, was charged with killing his nephew and attempting to kill another man near his Sias home in 2008. On Wednesday a jury found he acted in self-defense.

Prosecutors were not able to prove that Willis didn't act in self-defense. Willis' lawyer Danny Corey said he found a state Supreme Court ruling last year that helped the jury make its decision to acquit Willis.
 

Avoid the Constitution?
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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The idea that the constitutional principles are beyond the ken of the American people strikes us as not only condescending but inaccurate. The history of constitutional law is a long oeuvre of cases that were brought by citizens with no special training in the law, and more often than not no fame or special stature. Think Clarence Earl Gideon on the right to counsel, Oliver Brown on school integration, Norma McCorvey, who entered the captions as Jane Roe, on abortion, to name but a few.
 

CO: Voters have broad choice in CU regents election
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: http://www.marktaff.com

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Take their gun debate.

In April, an appeals court ruled that regents didn't have authority to ban concealed weapons on campus. The decision was a challenge to their power. Any regent concerned at least with board control would have voted to appeal. But four conservative gun-rights supporters voted no on the item titled "Preserving the Independence of the Board of Regents."

One of the no votes was cast by Bosley, a Broomfield Republican who seems to think his Second Amendment views matter as a regent. To back up his street cred, he notes that while CEO of The Bank of Boulder, he gave away rifles and shotguns to customers who purchased certificates of deposit.
 

UT: Large fire burning near Camp Williams forces evacuations
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"CAMP WILLIAMS -- Crews are working to contain a large, fast-moving fire burning at Camp Williams Sunday. Hundreds of homes in a Herriman subdivision are being evacuated.

According to Lt. Col. Hank McIntire with the Utah National Guard, the fire broke out at the Camp Williams machine gun range during a training exercise just before 3:30 p.m. The flames are spreading quickly."

Submitters Note: We always hear in the news about those awful gun enthusiasts and their lack of respect for nature, who like to cause fires. It sure is a good thing that government doesn't trust us with new machine guns, because we might start a fire. Those in government are the only ones responsible enough to shoot MGs at tinder dry weeds.
 

TX: More Texans carry guns
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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Armed criminals should take notice.

Next time they try to mug someone, rob a convenience store or take a person's car at gunpoint, the would-be victim or victims also could be carrying a weapon.

A growing number of Texans have applied and are authorized to carry concealed guns, show Texas Department of Public Safety records.

Figures for the 2009-2010 fiscal year, which ended Aug. 31, have yet to be compiled, but at the end of calendar year 2009 the number of concealed handgun licenses increased 61.4 percent compared to the previous year, DPS reported.

"The demand for concealed handgun licenses remains high," agency spokesman Tom Vinger said. "For more than a year we've had extra personnel to handle the demand."
 

MI: Deputy sheriff arraigned in sexual assault of relative
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A Wayne County deputy sheriff who lives in Livonia was arraigned Friday with 11 felony counts in the alleged sexual assault of a 24-year-old female relative.

Roderick Vincent Calhoun, 42, a 14-year veteran with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, was charged in a video arraignment with four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, four counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, felonious assault and committing a felony with a firearm.
 

Debunking 9 Classic Myths and Whoppers about Firearms
Submitted by: Rick Schwartz
Website: http://www.weprotectyourkids.com

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"I’ve been around firearms since 1972 (that I can prove). Having been in and around them in the military since 1988 and working in the industry since 1996, I have seen and heard some whoppers told in my time.

"In this article I would like to debunk some firearms myths with facts, figures and my personal experience as an instructor of this very cliquish yet globally popular martial art."
 

Why is 'child still expelled for toy gun - a year later'?
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Website: http://www.examiner.com/x-1417-Gun-Rights-Examiner

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"They've probably made him think there's something wrong with him, and something wrong with being a boy who acts like one."
 

KY: Man Dies After Being Stabbed In Fight
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The Franklin County Sheriff's Department says a dispute that broke out in a trailer at Capital City Mobile Home Park in Franklin County turned deadly Saturday night.

Police say Doug Harrod was in Eugene Biggs' trailer around 6:30, when the two started fighting. Police say they believe Harrod at one point starting hittin Biggs with a baseball bat. They say Biggs stabbed Harrod.

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The sheriff's department said as of Saturday night, no charges were pending. They said they are looking into the possibility that Biggs was acting in self-defense.
 

In book, more of Breyer's dissents on originalism
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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In the book, he points to District of Columbia v. Heller, the case that established for the first time that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to gun ownership. Scalia, writing for the five-member majority, and Justice John Paul Stevens, writing for the four dissenters, including Breyer, both looked extensively at the amendment's historical roots. They came up with completely different interpretations.
 

SC: Tete a Tete: Nikki Haley’s focus on jobs, conservative values make her the wise voter’s choice
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I have been a self-proclaimed Democrat since I knew what the word meant. I am pro-choice, pro-gay marriage and pro-health care reform. But I know why many people in South Carolina support and plan to vote for Nikki Haley in November.

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Haley strongly believes in the Second Amendment. On her website, she states that she herself holds a Concealed Weapons Permit. As governor, Haley would work to fight against any legislation in discord with the Second Amendment. This is an important issue because everyone needs the right to protect him or herself. I myself don’t have a Concealed Weapons Permit, but I can see why people feel the need to carry handguns and understand why Haley feels it is an important issue.
 

Obama's Muslim Mess
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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That remark came from a certain military officer (an officer who will remain unnamed here), during a special press briefing I attended regarding upcoming foreign troop deployments.

The news of a threatened “Koran burning ceremony” to be held in Florida was being widely reported at the time, and a journalist had asked the Officer for comment.

In response to the Officer’s comment, I followed up by asking “if Americans didn’t exercise their Second Amendment rights, would the troops be safer?”

“ With all due respect, I think you’re politicizing the matter, sir,” the Officer said to me, “and I have no further comment…”
 

LA: Central Louisiana hunters willing to spend to ensure successful season
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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Dillon Pearce has no idea how much he spends on hunting supplies.

"My wife could probably tell you," he joked. "She could probably tell you down to the dollar. But I don't think too much about it. It's what I love to do, so it's money well-spent."

Duck hunting is Pearce's "passion." During the fall and winter, he spends as much time as he can in a blind, "getting up early, in the cold and hoping for a good day" of hunting.

He tries to stay on a budget, as a man with two children has to do, but it isn't always easy. It seems like no matter how much gear he has, there's always something else to buy.
 

VA: 'I'm Taking Every and Any Opportunity to Talk to People'
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Filler-Corn was opposed to the recent law that allowed concealed handguns in bars and restaurants. "I support the Second Amendment, but guns and alcohol should not mix," Filler-Corn said. She fears that the presence of concealed handguns will not allow patrons to evaluate a situation the way the previously mandated open carry did.

As Filler-Corn, a long-time Democrat, knocks on doors and talks to constituents, she likes to emphasize that she is focused on results, not partisanship. She only won her March election by 37 votes. "The key really now is being open-minded and working across party lines, especially when you talk about the forty-first [district]," Filler-Corn said. "They want someone who can further their goals."
 

Déjà Vu, All Over Again: ‘More Guns, Less Crime’
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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Paul Helmke and Dennis Henigan — spokesmen for the beleaguered Brady Campaign these days — are old enough to know what a phonograph record is, so for their benefit we’ll put it this way:

At the risk of sounding like a “broken record,” gun ownership has risen to an all-time high, and violent crime has fallen to a 35-year low.

Coinciding with a surge in gun purchases that began shortly before the 2008 elections, violent crime decreased six percent between 2008 and 2009, according to the FBI. This included an eight percent decrease in murder and a nine percent decrease in robbery.

Since 1991, when total violent crime peaked, it has decreased 43 percent to a 35-year low.
 

Magazine spotlights UK shootings
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"It illustrates a larger theme that, in spite of bowing to just about every infringement the gun control crowd can think up, their hypothesis fails in every laboratory where the experiment has been conducted. Guns exist. To try to limit their possession to government is not only an impossible dream, but where it's been tried it invariably produces nightmares."
 

NV: HUMAN MATTERS: PR spin, 'process' delay understanding of Costco shooting
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Oh, it's quiet out there. Nobody is talking, unless, of course, you've been suckered into thinking public relations wars are the same as talking. Which they aren't. Only talking is talking.
I'm not anti-police. To the contrary, I admire the men and women whose job it is to make life and death decisions in nanoseconds to protect and serve the security and sanity of the city I call home. And, while I'm not a Gun Guy, neither am I anti-gun. To the contrary, I own guns, mostly because my son is a Gun Guy. And I'm certainly not anti-Erik Scott, whom I've never met. Won't, either, because Erik is dead, having been shot July 10 in a confrontation with Las Vegas police in front of Costco in Summerlin.
 

FBI Report: Gun Ownership Is Up, Violent Crime Is Down
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Political debate over hot-button issues has escalated as the midterm elections draw near, and a candidate's position on gun control can go a long way in deciding his or her fate in November.

Opponents of gun control legislation have new fodder in their efforts to uphold the Second Amendment following the FBI's report that violent crime in the United States has declined for the third straight year. The bureau revealed that, despite rising trends in gun sales and more citizens carrying firearms for personal protection, crime rates are down across the board.
 

TN: NRA conference may come to Nashville
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A local hospitality industry that has opposed recent efforts to expand gun rights in bars and restaurants may soon be welcoming the nation's largest Second Amendment advocacy group to Nashville.

The National Rifle Association and city officials are in final negotiations to bring the organization's massive annual meeting to Music City as early as 2014.

The convention will be a major boon to the local tourism economy and is a vote of confidence for Music City Center, the $585 million convention hall under construction downtown that is scheduled to open in 2013.
 

Sharron Angle Slips, Again Says She Wants To 'Take Out' Harry Reid
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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Nevada GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle told a crowd of Utah Republicans that she needs their help in order to "take out" her opponent, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), before quickly realizing that she had slipped and made a poor choice of words. From The Salt Lake Tribune:

"In Nevada, we understand we have the opportunity to take out -- to defeat," she said Saturday, laughing and inspiring a laugh from the crowd. "I really have had to find a whole new vocabulary since the primaries."

She concluded: "The first thing we need to do is to defeat Harry Reid. That defeat will send a shock wave through Congress. It will let them know that this train is coming. They can either get on board or get run over by it."
 

NC: Friends of the NRA has successful night in Kinston
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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There might not be a more respected or more admired organization than the National Rifle Association. The nation’s leading gun rights association was honored last week when a couple hundred gun enthusiasts met at King’s Restaurant on U.S. 70 for a “Friends of the NRA” banquet.

It was a pretty exciting night for those in attendance; 20 minutes into the meet-and-greet portion of the event, there was a line stretched outside the banquet room all the way into the parking lot.

And the crowd inside — including prominent local Democrats and Republicans alike — was diverse and the conversations were varied.
 

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Besides the advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation, the existence of subordinate governments, to which the people are attached, and by which the militia officers are appointed, forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition, more insurmountable than any which a simple government of any form can admit of. Notwithstanding the military establishments in the several kingdoms of Europe, which are carried as far as the public resources will bear, the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. — James Madison, The Federalist Papers, No. 46

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