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What The NRA Does For Hunters
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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The Institute for Legislative Action (ILA), established in 1975, is the lobbying arm of the NRA. It is committed to preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. When restrictive “gun control” is proposed at the local, state or federal level, NRA members and supporters are contacted via ILA grassroots efforts and respond with individual letters, faxes, emails and calls to their elected representatives to make their views known.
 

WV: Tazewell County Sheriff's Office is offering a free gun safety course
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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The Tazewell County Sheriff's office has always taken pride in helping people and keeping their community as safe as possible.

Now, with more people wanting to learn about how to receive their concealed weapons permit, the sheriff's office is here to help.

"The reason we started doing this is because we had several citizens who came to us and wanted to know how to get their permit and what was the first step," Sheriff Heiatt said.

What they're doing is offering a free gun safety course free of charge. Their doing this to ensure that people are using your fire arm properly.
 

“Gun Free Zones” Are The Preferred Targets of “Lone Wolf” Terrorists & Mass Murderers
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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There are roughly 800,000 law enforcement personnel in the United States of America, a republic of 319 million (known, legal) souls.

Only a small fraction of them are on duty at any given time, and not all of them are patrol officers. Those officers out on the streets protecting the American people from criminals and terrorists have patrol areas measured in square miles, and it isn’t uncommon for a handful of sheriff’s deputies to have to patrol areas that are larger than some European principalities. In some parts of the nation, a call to 911 might not be answered within an hour, if it is even answered at all.

 

Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly let cowardly Congress have it on gun control
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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The Senate scheduled its votes on gun-violence measures on Wednesday, April 17. Gabby and I knew we had to be there. Senators were taking sides. We had been talking to a few by phone. Now it was time to make our case in person.

“We have a shot at this,” I said to Gabby as we left home early Monday morning to board a flight to D.C.
 

DC: D.C. Accused of Backdoor Gun Control
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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Critics assert that the new concealed carry gun laws in the District of Columbia amount to nothing more than backdoor gun control. According to the new requirements, gun owners seeking permits must complete 18 hours of firearms training, but no instructors have been approved to teach the course.

The Washington Times notes, “The disparity is emblematic of the city’s reluctant scramble to comply with the July order that overturned the District’s ban on carrying handguns in public.”
 

NE: A Nebraska High School Is Allowing Seniors to Hold Guns in Their Portraits
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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Despite what some might call an epidemic of gun violence in this country (and particularly in schools), the constitution protects your right to bear arms and your right to free speech. For these reasons—one would assume, at least—the local high school in Broken Bow, Neb. is allowing their seniors to pose for yearbook photos holding guns.

The only rules: the photos have to be taken off campus (sorry, kids, no “bring your gun to school” day), and they must be done “tastefully” (as if there were any other way to take a yearbook photo holding a gun??). Phew.
 

ID: Did University of Idaho Promote ‘SWATting’ of Legal Gun Carriers?
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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This is very close to “swatting” people who are carrying firearms, if someone notices them for any reason. The article says that this is a “strict” interpretation of the law. It goes far beyond that. Nothing in the law that I read indicates that individuals with the enhanced permit have to conceal their firearms. The enhanced permit merely allows them to carry concealed weapons. It does not *require* them to carry concealed weapons. Idaho law does not prohibit the open carry of firearms, although the law allows open carry of firearms to be regulated on a college campus for people who do not have the enhanced concealed carry permit. The wording of the law which restricts the authority of public colleges and universities is clear:
 

ID: Rep. Gosar Praises Court Decision Striking Gun Ban
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho declared in Morris v. Army Corps Engineers that carrying a firearm for the purposes of self-defense outside of the home is a constitutional right:

“The Second Amendment enshrines a fundamental right to self-protection. The Constitution is not a lunch menu. Federal agencies cannot pick and choose what parts of the Constitution they like and what parts they don’t like. I am pleased to see today’s court ruling validate my legislative effort to protect the Second Amendment, and restore continuity to firearm carry regulations on federal lands.
 

IL: SAF lawsuit challenges Illinois CCW statute
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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In a press release late yesterday, which was picked up this morning by the Outdoor Wire, Gottlieb noted that under the existing Illinois law, citizens from only four states currently qualify under a provision mandating that only residents from states with “substantially similar” requirements to obtain a carry license are allowed to apply for non-resident licenses. They are Hawaii, New Mexico, South Carolina and Virginia.

SAF is joined in the lawsuit by the Illinois State Rifle Association, Illinois Carry, Inc., and ten individual plaintiffs, all residing in other states and who are licensed to carry in those states.
 

IL: Peoria IL, Gives In & Repeals Unecessary Concealable Weapons Ordinance
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 the Peoria City Council repealed their Concealable Deadly Weapons Ordinance.

This ordinance was nothing but a restriction on the right of self-defense.

We could never find a case that this ordinance, which required Peoria residents to register with the City and a thumbprint fee of $20, was used in a crime investigation.
 

WA: I-594 best choice to help make people, cities safer
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
Website: www.marktaff.com

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Two initiatives regarding guns are on the November general election ballot. Neither will end gun violence in our society. But one of them – I-594 — at least has a chance to make people and cities safer. Voters should say Yes to I-594.

A similar measure — I-591 — should be rejected.

I-594 is not a radical move on guns and gun ownership.
 

Matthew McConaughey Thinks It's Time For Americans To 'Forget' Their Second Amendment Right
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey believes it would be better for Americans to forget the United States' second amendment right of being able to legally bear arms since a minority of people are always in the headlines for misusing guns.

In next month's issue of GQ magazine, McConaughey got into a discussion on the Washington Redskins and the controversy surrounding the NFL team's name and logo, according to NESN.
 

Why Aren’t Guns an Issue in the Midterms?
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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This is an excellent point. But, honestly, it was never going to be any other way. Gun control comes up when something terrible happens, and then it immediately dies down again when people come to their senses. The idea that an election in November of 2014 would be significantly changed by something that happened in 2012 was always a preposterous one.

Not, of course, that this stopped the predictions from flowing. Per Business Insider, last April:
 

Canada: Shooter In Canada Stopped By Good Guy With Gun
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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Speaking with MSNBC's Tamron Hall, Canadian Press correspondent Lee-Anne Goodman observed that occurrences such as the Parliament shooting aren't supposed to happen in Ottawa, where there are "pretty tight gun-control laws." As a result of the shooting, the nature and scope of Canada's gun-control laws are "going to become a debate," she added.

Thankfully, Kevin Vickers was authorized to carry a firearm. Most Canadians are not, and if the Parliament shooter had chosen a softer target, such as a school or movie theater, Canada might have had its own Columbine or Aurora, Colo., massacre on its hands. Both were gun-free zones.
 

ID: Court: You can regulate, but not ban, guns
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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Good news for gun owners: A federal court in Idaho has struck down a ban on firearms for self-defense at recreation areas managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Two gun owners with concealed-carry permits challenged the policy, saying it interfered with their Second Amendment rights.
 

Lefty Gets Vapors Because Republican Says Something Obvious and True About Gun Rights
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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Despite what the left believes and wants low-information voters to believe, the Second Amendment is not primarily* about hunting. It is about the human right of self-defense.

That misunderstanding leads to noise like this, from Daniel Strauss at Talking Points Memo.
 

The real problem with Joni Ernst’s quote about guns and the government
Submitted by: Mark A. Taff
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But if Ernst is talking about some hypothetical situation in which government’s disregard for her rights may necessitate an armed response it’s fair to ask her: What exactly is it? Is she saying that when law enforcement officers come to arrest her on some trumped-up charge, instead of submitting and fighting the charges in court she’ll shoot those officers? Who else is an appropriate target here? Members of Congress who pass laws taking away her rights? FBI agents? Who?
 

It only took 30 lbs of Tannerite to Destroy This Ford Bronco
Submitted by: mynameisfoxtrot.com
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Wow, I knew Tannerite could pack a serious punch, but 30 lbs to destroy a Ford Bronco?!? Check out the video...
 

Urban prosecutors form group to demand ‘gun control’
Submitted by: David Codrea
Website: http://www.DavidCodrea.com

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"Where the funding for the effort is coming from, and if city funds have been used to foot the travel and expense bill for the Atlanta summit and other ventures is another area meriting disclosure. At this point, the group is new enough to where they do not yet appear listed on the Guidestar nonprofit website, and Secretary of State corporate entity searches yielded no results in California and New York, from where Feuer and Vance respectively hail."
 

DC: Backdoor gun control: D.C. sets impossible hurdles for carry permits
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The District’s newly minted concealed carry laws require gun owners seeking permits to complete 18 hours of firearms training.
One problem: As of Wednesday, the day before a court-ordered deadline for the permitting process to begin, no instructors had been approved to teach the compulsory course.
The disparity is emblematic of the city’s reluctant scramble to comply with the July order that overturned the District’s ban on carrying handguns in public.
 

Uncontrolled admission of foreign nationals threatens more than gun rights
Submitted by: David Codrea
Website: http://www.DavidCodrea.com

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"Has the administration done impact studies in either case? Might an injunction halting Obama's plans, based on both or either potentiality, be something opponents could use to slow things down until after the elections and the seating of a new majority?"
 

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