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15-YEAR-OLD WHO LEARNED GUN SAFETY FROM LATE FATHER DEFENDS MOTHER BY SHOOTING, KILLING BOYFRIEND AS HE CHOKED HER. AFTER REVIEWING THE EVIDENCE IN THE HOMICIDE PROSECUTORS CLEARED THE GIRL AND RULED THE "SHOOTING JUSTIFIED."SPENDING A SATURDAY MORNING LEARNING ABOUT HOW POLICE ARE TRAINED TO USE LETHAL FORCE, THE POLICIES THAT GOVERN WHEN TO USE IT AND PUTTING THOSE SKILLS INTO PRACTICE WAS AN EYE-OPENING EXPERIENCE FOR AN ELGIN CITY, ILLINOIS COUNCILMAN. THANKS TO MOVIES AND TV, PEOPLE BELIEVE AN OFFICER CAN SHOOT A GUN OUT OF A PERSON’S HAND OR HIT AN ARM OR A LEG IN ORDER TO INCAPACITATE SOMEONE. IN REALITY, IT’S VERY HARD TO SHOOT A SMALLER TARGET THAT’S MOVING.THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS) IS OFFERING A NEW $1.8 MILLION GRANT FOR A PROGRAM TEACHING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS “MASS CASUALTY SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES” IN THE EVENT OF SCHOOL SHOOTINGS, EXPANDING A TRAINING THAT SOME MEDICAL EXPERTS SAY SHOULD BE “AS COMMON AS CPR.”IN A CBS VIDEO NEWS CORRESPONDENT ALEX WAGNER SET DOWN WITH A GROUP OF FEMALE MILLENNIALS TO TALK ABOUT AN ARRAY OF ISSUES. ONE OF THE ISSUES THAT CAME UP WAS FIREARMS AND WHETHER OR NOT THERE'S A NEED FOR GUN CONTROL. BUT THE YOUNG WOMEN WERE CONFUSED OVER FIREARMS IN GENERAL  AND THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THEM. THE MOST OBVIOUS ONES ARE SEMI-AUTOMATIC V. FULLY AUTOMATIC AND PEOPLE CALLING EVERY GUN A "MACHINE GUN." REPUTABLE FIREARMS MANUFACTURER AND INDUSTRY INNOVATOR, FRANKLIN ARMORY®, RECEIVED WORD LATE MONDAY EVENING THAT THEIR ECOMMERCE PROVIDER, SHOPIFY, WILL SOON INTERRUPT THEIR LAWFUL COMMERCE OF FIREARMS AND COMPONENTS DUE TO A SUDDEN CHANGE IN SHOPIFY’S “ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY (AUP.)” THE NEW AUP WAS PRESENTED WITHOUT WARNING AND INCLUDED A NEW DEFINITION OF “RESTRICTED ITEMS” TO INCLUDE FLASH SUPPRESSORS, THREADED BARRELS, PISTOL GRIPS, AND EVEN MAGAZINES LARGER THAN 10 ROUNDS.

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Democrats funding spike in gun control ads this election cycle (VIDEO)

USA TODAY August 15, 2018 – Candidates across the country and allied outside groups are seizing on the issue of guns in advertising this election cycle, but with a twist: More spots now promote gun control than oppose it. That messaging represents a reversal from the last midterm cycle in 2014 and even 2016, when the combined total of pro-gun-rights spots in governors, House and Senate races eclipsed those touting restrictions…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Female Millennial Panel Talks About Those Big, Scary ‘Machine Guns’ That We’re All Walking Around With (VIDEO)

TOWNHALL.COM August 14, 2018 – Whenever we talk about firearms there are many various terms that are thrown around but people don’t truly understand them. The most obvious ones are semi-automatic v. fully automatic and people calling every gun a “machine gun.” CBS News Correspondent Alex Wagner set down with a group of female Millennials to talk about an array of issues. One of the issues that came up was…

Int’l – Gun Control – As Canada faces rising gun violence, tighter laws are a tough sell

REUTERS.COM August 13, 2018 – Rising violence in Canada has prompted calls for the federal government to tighten gun laws but tougher regulations could cause a political backlash in a country where 2 million people are licensed to own a firearm. Canada’s firearm homicide rate of 0.61 per 100,000 people is about 10 times greater than the rate in the United Kingdom. In the United States, by contrast, four…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Moms Demand Action Founder: Gun Control Wins ‘Like Drips on a Rock’

BREITBART.COM August 11, 2018 – Politico highlights the crucial role “the financial and organizational support from being brought into Mike Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety” plays. This gives (Shannon) Watts confidence to suggest gun control proponents will eventually wear Second Amendment supporters down and win. Watts said, “It’s like drips on a rock, but that is ultimately how change gets made.” 

Nat’l – Gun Control – ‘Undetectable’ 3-D-printed guns detected by TSA airport screeners

PRESS-HERALD.COM August 11, 2018 – Since August 2016, the TSA has detected two 3-D-printed guns and two 3-D-printed firearm components, all of which were voluntarily abandoned by the passengers who packed them in their carry-on bags, TSA spokesman Michael Bilello said. The most recent component was discovered in January at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. “TSA officers are trained and on the lookout for 3-D guns,” he said….

NY – Gun Control – New York and other states are targeting the NRA’s bottom line (VIDEO)

NBC NEWS.COM August 9, 2018 – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a longtime antagonist of the National Rifle Association, said recently that he had discovered a new vulnerability in his foe: legally dubious insurance products the organization sells to its members. He cut off the business in New York and called on other governors to follow his lead, part of a broader campaign against the powerful gun-rights advocacy group. While…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Gun-Rights Activists Who Posted Gun Files Say Facebook, Amazon Have Censored Their Site

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON August 9, 2018 –A coalition of gun-rights groups that published the gun-design files at the center of the case against 3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson told the Washington Free Beacon on Tuesday that Facebook and Amazon have attempted to censor access to the website hosting the files. Brandon Combs, president of the Firearms Policy Coalition, told the Free Beacon that links to CodeIsFreeSpeech.com have been blocked by Facebook, and Amazon has taken…

FL – Gun Control – Parkland parents form PAC to pressure candidates to crack down on assault rifles

WASHINGTON TIMES August 9, 2018 – Some Marjory Stoneman Douglas students have been outspoken gun control advocates since the February shooting at their high school, and now their parents are ramping up the pressure with a political action committee to campaign against candidates who won’t crack down on military-style weapons. The Families vs. Assault Rifles PAC won’t necessarily focus on backing candidates, but it will oppose those who don’t…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Gun control group targets firearms owners with new ads, seeks common ground (VIDEO)

NBC NEWS.COM August 8, 2018 – The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is launching a new ad campaign that is an effort to find common ground in a country divided on the issue of gun control. The campaign launching Wednesday, finds its way to television via public service announcements facilitated by the Ad Council, and aims to make the term “family fire” a household word as it describes accidental shootings…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Hawkins: Gun Control Is Inhumane, Chicago Is Proof

BREITBART.COM August 7, 2018 – Gun control is inhumane and Democrat-controlled cities like Chicago and Baltimore prove the point again and again. Cities in states with stringent gun laws are literally sacrificing a certain percentage of their population to the left’s politically-driven obsession with gun control. 

Nat’l – Gun Control – Facebook Wants Your Bank Info, Corporations Push Financial Blacklist Gun Control

BREITBART.COM August 7, 2018 – Facebook is asking banks to share customer’s financial information in a climate where corporate America is blacklisting gun manufacturers and businesses or groups that support the Second Amendment. 

New in School: AI-Driven Gun Detection Systems

UNDARK.ORG AUGUST 6, 2018 -Last February, Tim Button got some of the worst news possible: His 15-year-old nephew Luke Hoyer was killed in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. But as the face-off over gun control intensified once more in the tragedy’s aftermath, Button received a sympathetic call from his friend Rick Crane, who suggested developing a perimeter security system in the style of an invisible fence. After some…

Nat’l – Gun Control – The ATF Explains the Law Surrounding 3D-Printed Guns

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON August 6, 2018 – In the wake of the settlement between the State Department and 3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson, which would have allowed Wilson to repost his gun designs on the internet, a great deal of confusion and misinformation has spread about the legalities of Americans making their own firearms. ATF special agent and public information officer Michael Knight said the ATF is aware of the development of 3D-printed…

The Utter Futility of Gun Control

AMERICAN SPECTATOR.ORG August 6, 2018 – Individuals have been making their own firearms in this country since the founding of the Republic. Today it is possible to make high quality, fully functioning lower receivers for firearms such as AR-15s, AK-47s, and handguns using simple hand tools. As long as they are not sold to others, it is perfectly legal to make firearms with no serial numbers and no means…

CA – Gun Control – US appeals court upholds California bullet stamping law

ABC NEWS.GO.COM August 3, 2018 – A California requirement that new models of semi-automatic handguns stamp identifying information on bullet casings when fired is a “real-world solution” to help solve gun crimes, a divided U.S. appeals court said Friday in a decision that upheld the novel law. The stamping requirement and two measures intended to make guns safer did not violate the 2nd Amendment because they left plenty of firearms for…

Student activists say they will withdraw from NRA protest due to threats: report

THE HILL.COM August 2, 2018 – Student organizers of an upcoming demonstration against the National Rifle Association (NRA) are reportedly planning to withdraw from an upcoming protest in Colorado due to threats they have received on social media. The Denver Post on Thursday reported that a group of students made the decision because of threats linked to the National March on NRA, which is scheduled to take place in Denver on Saturday. 

Murphy, gun control groups ramp up fight against Kavanaugh

CT MIRROR.ORG  August 2, 2018 – Gun control groups worry that federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the president’s choice to fill the seat of retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, will give the Supreme Court a majority to overturn assault weapons bans imposed by several states, including Connecticut, and also scuttle dozens of new state gun laws approved since the mass shooting in a high school in Parkland, Fla., on Valentine’s Day…

Nat’l – Gun Control – After Parkland, States Pass 50 New Gun-Control Laws

HUFFINGTON POST.COM August 2, 2018 – Something familiar happened in America in February: A gunman walked into a school, and shot and killed 17 students and staff in a horrific act of violence. But then something unfamiliar happened: State legislators — inspired by a movement led by the student survivors of that mass shooting in Parkland, Florida — started passing legislation to restrict gun access. This was a year…

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BREAKING :
15-YEAR-OLD WHO LEARNED GUN SAFETY FROM LATE FATHER DEFENDS MOTHER BY SHOOTING, KILLING BOYFRIEND AS HE CHOKED HER. AFTER REVIEWING THE EVIDENCE IN THE HOMICIDE PROSECUTORS CLEARED THE GIRL AND RULED THE "SHOOTING JUSTIFIED."SPENDING A SATURDAY MORNING LEARNING ABOUT HOW POLICE ARE TRAINED TO USE LETHAL FORCE, THE POLICIES THAT GOVERN WHEN TO USE IT AND PUTTING THOSE SKILLS INTO PRACTICE WAS AN EYE-OPENING EXPERIENCE FOR AN ELGIN CITY, ILLINOIS COUNCILMAN. THANKS TO MOVIES AND TV, PEOPLE BELIEVE AN OFFICER CAN SHOOT A GUN OUT OF A PERSON’S HAND OR HIT AN ARM OR A LEG IN ORDER TO INCAPACITATE SOMEONE. IN REALITY, IT’S VERY HARD TO SHOOT A SMALLER TARGET THAT’S MOVING.THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS) IS OFFERING A NEW $1.8 MILLION GRANT FOR A PROGRAM TEACHING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS “MASS CASUALTY SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES” IN THE EVENT OF SCHOOL SHOOTINGS, EXPANDING A TRAINING THAT SOME MEDICAL EXPERTS SAY SHOULD BE “AS COMMON AS CPR.”IN A CBS VIDEO NEWS CORRESPONDENT ALEX WAGNER SET DOWN WITH A GROUP OF FEMALE MILLENNIALS TO TALK ABOUT AN ARRAY OF ISSUES. ONE OF THE ISSUES THAT CAME UP WAS FIREARMS AND WHETHER OR NOT THERE'S A NEED FOR GUN CONTROL. BUT THE YOUNG WOMEN WERE CONFUSED OVER FIREARMS IN GENERAL  AND THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THEM. THE MOST OBVIOUS ONES ARE SEMI-AUTOMATIC V. FULLY AUTOMATIC AND PEOPLE CALLING EVERY GUN A "MACHINE GUN." REPUTABLE FIREARMS MANUFACTURER AND INDUSTRY INNOVATOR, FRANKLIN ARMORY®, RECEIVED WORD LATE MONDAY EVENING THAT THEIR ECOMMERCE PROVIDER, SHOPIFY, WILL SOON INTERRUPT THEIR LAWFUL COMMERCE OF FIREARMS AND COMPONENTS DUE TO A SUDDEN CHANGE IN SHOPIFY’S “ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY (AUP.)” THE NEW AUP WAS PRESENTED WITHOUT WARNING AND INCLUDED A NEW DEFINITION OF “RESTRICTED ITEMS” TO INCLUDE FLASH SUPPRESSORS, THREADED BARRELS, PISTOL GRIPS, AND EVEN MAGAZINES LARGER THAN 10 ROUNDS.