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AS SOON AS GUNSHOTS TORE THROUGH A WAFFLE HOUSE, JAMES SHAW JR. BOLTED AND HID IN A RESTROOM. BUT HE KEPT AN EYE AND AN EAR OUT FOR THE GUNMAN. AND THE MOMENT THE SHOOTER PAUSED, SHAW DECIDED TO AMBUSH HIM. SHAW SAW THE GUNMAN LOOKING AT HIS RIFLE TO RELOAD. THAT’S WHEN HE GRABBED THE SHOOTER’S RIFLE POSSIBLY SAVING COUNTLESS LIVES EARLY YESTERDAY.STUDENTS ON THE STREETS PROTESTING SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND BULLYING ISSUES AND PROPOSING THE BANNING OF GUNS NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT SOLVING THESE PROBLEMS GOES BOTH WAYS AND THE SITUATION DID NOT HAPPEN OVERNIGHT, SAYS WRITER WHO ADDS THAT STUDENTS AND PARENTS ‘NEED TO TAKE A HARD LOOK AT THEMSELVES’ BEFORE BANNING GUNS.OUTDOOR SPORTS COMPANY YETI HAS BECOME THE LATEST BUSINESS TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NRA), PART OF A WAVE OF COMPANIES ENDING BUSINESS DEALS WITH THE PRO-GUN GROUP FOLLOWING THE PARKLAND, FLA., SCHOOL SHOOTING. THE NRA REPORTEDLY SENT AN EMAIL TO ITS MEMBERS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BLASTING THE COMPANY FOR NOT BEING “SPORTSMANLIKE.”AS PART OF THEIR NON-STOP EFFORT AT IMPOSING STRICT GUN CONTROL UPON THE AMERICAN POPULATION, ANTI-GUN ADVOCATES HAVE LAUNCHED A POLITICAL PRESSURE CAMPAIGN AGAINST CORPORATIONS IN ADDITION TO THEIR TYPICAL LEGISLATIVE TRACK TOWARD UNDERMINING THE SECOND AMENDMENT. THAT EFFORT HAS SUCCEEDED IN COMPELLING A NUMBER OF COMPANIES TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND EVEN LED TO TWO MAJOR BANKS ANNOUNCING SIGNIFICANT LENDING POLICY CHANGES TOWARD THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY.IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG FOR FAMED-STUDENT EMMA GONZALEZ, FROM MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL, TO USE SUNDAY’S MASSACRE AT A TENNESSEE WAFFLE HOUSE TO BLAST THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND GUNS WHILE ADVOCATING FOR MORE GUN CONTROL. BUT HER STATEMENT DIDN’T HOLD UP TO FACTS — AND SHE WAS CALLED OUT FOR IT.

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MI – Gun News – Defective firearm bill pits Dingell v. Dingell

DETROIT NEWS April 18, 2018 – U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell is pushing legislation that would reverse a decades-old prohibition backed by her legendary husband that keeps the federal government from forcing defective guns off the market. Dingell, a Dearborn Democrat in her second term, wants to give the Consumer Safety Product Commission the power to warn the public about defective firearms and ammunition and issue recalls if necessary. 

VA– NRA – NRA Fires Back At Dick’s Sporting Goods For Destroying Unsold Guns: ‘What A Waste’

NEWSWEEK.COM  April 18, 2018 – The National Rifle Association, a gun rights organization with a lobbying arm, was displeased with a plan by Dick’s Sporting Goods to destroy a number of rifles the company had elected not to sell in response to the Parkland, Florida, massacre earlier this year. “@DICKS decision isn’t focusing on the actual problem, what it is doing is punishing law-abiding citizens. What a waste, and…

DC – NRA – NRA Announces Drive to Sign Up 100,000 New Members in 100 Days

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON  April 15, 2018 – The National Rifle Association announced a membership drive on Thursday with the goal of signing up 100,000 new members in the next 100 days. The NRA’s membership drive comes shortly after gun-control activists held nationwide rallies last month demanding new gun bans and age restrictions on purchasing firearms. The organizers behind the March for Our Lives rally managed to raise over $3 million dollars, much of…

IL – Gun News – Springfield Gun Giveaway Promotion

SPRINGFIELD PRESS RELEASE April 13, 2018 – Springfield Armory is currently taking part in some great firearm giveaways totaling more than $25,000 in value as well as offering two Gear Up promotions. An M1A rifle and three magazines with a total value of $2000 and the Great Gun Giveaway that features a free M1A, an XD-s MOD.2 and XD(M) OSP pistols are part of a package valued at $23,000…

In Absence Of Supreme Court Review, Massachusetts Judge Upholds Sweeping Gun Ban

THE FEDERALIST.COM  April 9, 2018 – On Thursday, federal district court judge William Young upheld Massachusetts’ “assault-weapon” ban against a Second Amendment challenge brought by several individual plaintiffs, two firearm dealers, and the Gun Owners’ Action League. Young’s decision in Worman v. Healey represents the first time a court has ruled on the constitutionality of the Massachusetts statute. 

CA – Gun News – Obituary – Sheila Link, Sportswoman and Firearms Writer, Dies at 94

NEW YORK TIMES  April 6, 2018 – Sheila Link, a former college music major and bass player who transformed her life to pursue altogether different passions — firearms and the outdoors — becoming a noted authority on both, died on March 30 at her home in Palm Desert, Calif. She was 94. The cause was pneumonia, her daughter, Teresa Link, said. 

Your Turn: Chiappa’s Little Badger – The Little Survival Rifle That Could

By Jeff Oxford — Guns for prepping. That is a topic we can talk about for article after article. There are considerations for both hunting and self-protection. Today we are going to look at the small-game-hunting role and why I think a reliable and lightweight .22 can be a valuable asset.

A lot of people praise the .22 as the ultimate survival rifle. I don’t believe this is true, but…

MA – Courts – Judge: Gun retailers’ suit against Massachusetts AG can move forward

WASHINGTON TIMES April 1, 2018 – Amid an 18-month-long court fight, a federal judge recently ruled that a lawsuit accusing Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey of improperly tightening the state’s strict assault-style weapons ban on her own can move forward. Four firearms retailers and the National Shooting Sports Foundation originally brought the suit in September 2016, arguing that Ms. Healey overstepped her bounds in crafting what they called a vague, unenforceable directive two months earlier…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – ATF Publishes Important Notice For Proposed Bump Stock Ban. Here’s What You Need to Know.

TOWNHALL.COM March 31, 2018 – The Department of Justice (DOJ) published a notice Thursday saying the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has begun taking public comment on the proposed bump stock ban. Here’s what you should know. Should the DOJ decide to pass the bump stock ban, one major change that would take place: the term “machine gun” would be altered in the National Firearms Act of 1934 (NFA)…

MA – Courts – Judge refuses to dismiss case challenging AG Maura Healey’s interpretation of assault weapons ban

MASS LIVE.COM March 14, 2018 – A federal judge has refused to dismiss a case against Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey relating to her interpretation of the state’s assault weapons ban. Healey angered gun owners in 2016 when she reinterpreted the state’s assault weapons ban to forbid the sale of “copycat” assault-style weapons, which had previously been legal in the state. 

AL – Gun News – We’re seeking Alabamians for a new kind of conversation on guns

AL.COM March 6, 2018 – At a time when anger and fear rule the debate about guns and safety, AL.com is helping to lead a national effort to bring Americans of differing viewpoints together to discuss gun violence and gun-related issues. We hope you will consider joining us, and people across the nation, as  part of “Guns, an American Conversation.” 

Nat’l – Gun News – Does America own 42 percent of the world’s guns?

POLITIFACT.COM March 5, 2018 – NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch said that in one year, mass public shootings caused more deaths and injuries in France than in the United States throughout the entire Obama administration. (That’s Mostly False.) Bernie Sanders said that “40 percent of the guns in this country are sold without any background checks.” (That’s False.) In North Carolina, Democratic state Rep. Pricey Harrison of Greensboro (said) “The US has…

CA – Gun News – Anti-gun laws force cancellation of Revolutionary War reenactment in California

FOX NEWS February 20, 2018 – Revolutionary War reenactors are accustomed to not firing until they see the whites of their enemy’s eyes. But in California, they may soon need to learn not to fire at all. Park officials in Elk Grove, just south of Sacramento, have forced a historical society to abruptly cancel a long-planned, two-day Revolutionary War reenactment, citing local anti-gun laws, the Elk Grove Citizen reported. 

DC – Courts – Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to California’s waiting period for gun purchases

USA TODAY February 20, 2018 – The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to hear a challenge to California’s 10-day waiting period for gun purchases, the second longest in the nation. Justice Clarence Thomas issued an angry, 14-page dissent in which he complained that lower courts have failed to give the Second Amendment “the respect due an enumerated constitutional right.” But none of the court’s other conservatives joined him. 

17 killed in shooting at high school in Parkland, Florida, authorities say (VIDEOS)

NBC NEWS February 14, 2018 – At least 17 people were dead after a 19-year-old former student opened fire at a South Florida high school on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The suspect was identified as Nikolaus Cruz, a former student who had been expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said. He said at least 14 other people were injured in addition…

CA – Gun News – Law enforcement struggling to combat unregulated, DIY ‘ghost guns’

CBS NEWS February 14, 2018 –  A handgun that looks and fires just like a Glock 9mm has no serial number, is completely untraceable and 100 percent legal. It’s known as a “ghost gun,” and we bought one online with no background check or waiting period. 

Nat’l – Feature – Gun reviews and Facebook opinions: How to sift through the mess when buying a new firearm

SOFREP.COM February 9, 2018 – When it comes to purchasing a new firearm, it pays to do your homework. You want to know that you’re getting a reliable platform, that it doesn’t have any glaring safety issues, and that you’re getting a good value for the price you’re paying. The problem is, it can be pretty tough to find that information when most of the internet is dead set…

CA – Courts – California’s Ban on Gun Magazines Survives Challenge

COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE February 8, 2018 – California’s ban on the possession of high-capacity gun magazines isn’t unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, though he gave the gun owners a fourth opportunity to make their case. U.S. District Judge William Shubb also said the law doesn’t violate gun owners’ equal protection rights just because it exempts large-capacity magazines used as props in film and television. 

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BREAKING :
AS SOON AS GUNSHOTS TORE THROUGH A WAFFLE HOUSE, JAMES SHAW JR. BOLTED AND HID IN A RESTROOM. BUT HE KEPT AN EYE AND AN EAR OUT FOR THE GUNMAN. AND THE MOMENT THE SHOOTER PAUSED, SHAW DECIDED TO AMBUSH HIM. SHAW SAW THE GUNMAN LOOKING AT HIS RIFLE TO RELOAD. THAT’S WHEN HE GRABBED THE SHOOTER’S RIFLE POSSIBLY SAVING COUNTLESS LIVES EARLY YESTERDAY.STUDENTS ON THE STREETS PROTESTING SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND BULLYING ISSUES AND PROPOSING THE BANNING OF GUNS NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT SOLVING THESE PROBLEMS GOES BOTH WAYS AND THE SITUATION DID NOT HAPPEN OVERNIGHT, SAYS WRITER WHO ADDS THAT STUDENTS AND PARENTS ‘NEED TO TAKE A HARD LOOK AT THEMSELVES’ BEFORE BANNING GUNS.OUTDOOR SPORTS COMPANY YETI HAS BECOME THE LATEST BUSINESS TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NRA), PART OF A WAVE OF COMPANIES ENDING BUSINESS DEALS WITH THE PRO-GUN GROUP FOLLOWING THE PARKLAND, FLA., SCHOOL SHOOTING. THE NRA REPORTEDLY SENT AN EMAIL TO ITS MEMBERS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BLASTING THE COMPANY FOR NOT BEING “SPORTSMANLIKE.”AS PART OF THEIR NON-STOP EFFORT AT IMPOSING STRICT GUN CONTROL UPON THE AMERICAN POPULATION, ANTI-GUN ADVOCATES HAVE LAUNCHED A POLITICAL PRESSURE CAMPAIGN AGAINST CORPORATIONS IN ADDITION TO THEIR TYPICAL LEGISLATIVE TRACK TOWARD UNDERMINING THE SECOND AMENDMENT. THAT EFFORT HAS SUCCEEDED IN COMPELLING A NUMBER OF COMPANIES TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND EVEN LED TO TWO MAJOR BANKS ANNOUNCING SIGNIFICANT LENDING POLICY CHANGES TOWARD THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY.IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG FOR FAMED-STUDENT EMMA GONZALEZ, FROM MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL, TO USE SUNDAY’S MASSACRE AT A TENNESSEE WAFFLE HOUSE TO BLAST THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND GUNS WHILE ADVOCATING FOR MORE GUN CONTROL. BUT HER STATEMENT DIDN’T HOLD UP TO FACTS — AND SHE WAS CALLED OUT FOR IT.