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BRING ON THE TURKEY — BUT MAYBE HOLD THE POLITICS. THANKSGIVING IS GLENN ROGERS' FAVORITE HOLIDAY, WHEN PEOPLE GATHER AROUND THE TABLE AND TALK ABOUT THINGS TO CELEBRATE FROM THE PAST YEAR. IF YOU FAMILY’S POLITICAL IDEOLOGY IS MIXED, DON’T BRING UP THE SUBJECT OF GUNS OR TRUMP.FOUR ARMED MEN PARTICIPATED IN A ROBBERY AND MURDER SCHEME IN A #GREENLEAF TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN HOME ON SEPTEMBER 19. THEY INTENDED TO ROB THE PREMISES AND KILL WHOEVER THEY FOUND INSIDE. THEIR PLANS WERE THWARTED BY AN ARMED RESIDENT WHO SHOT AND KILLED TWO OF THE MEN ACCORDING TO THE TIMES HERALD.THE U.S. ARMY IS SELLING SOME OF ITS MOST POWERFUL GUNS (AND YOU CAN BUY ONE). THE .45 ACP M1911A1 PISTOL HAS SERVED THE U.S. ARMED FORCES FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY IN EVERY WAR ZONE AND HOTSPOT ON THE PLANET — AND THANKS TO THIS YEAR’S FEDERAL DEFENSE BUDGET, IT WILL SERVE CIVILIANS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.HUNDREDS OF VICTIMS OF THE OCT. 1 MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS FILED FIVE LAWSUITS ON MONDAY IN A CALIFORNIA COURT AGAINST THE OPERATORS OF THE HOTEL FROM WHICH THE GUNMAN FIRED, THE ORGANIZERS OF THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL HE TARGETED AND THE KILLER’S ESTATE.IT'S WELL-KNOWN THAT GUN INDUSTRY SALES ARE RUNNING SLOWER THAN LAST YEAR'S RECORD PACE, BUT NOW THEY'RE ALSO STARTING TO SERIOUSLY LAG 2015'S RATE, AND THAT MEANS FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS COULD FACE AN EVEN MORE PERILOUS SLUMP THAN PREVIOUSLY FEARED. WITHOUT THE THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION MAKING IT THROUGH CONGRESS, THE U.S. MARKET WILL LIKELY SEE FURTHER STEEP SALES DECLINES. FORTUNATELY, FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS MAY FIND SALVATION OVERSEAS.

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Nat’l – Gun News – The U.S. Army Is Selling Some of Its Most Powerful Guns (and You Can Buy One)

NATIONAL INTEREST.ORG November 21, 2017 – The .45 ACP M1911A1 pistol has served the U.S. armed forces for more than a century in every war zone and hotspot on the planet — and thanks to this year’s federal defense budget, it will serve civilians for the foreseeable future.  

CA – Gun News – Hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuits in California court

REUTERS.COM November 20, 2017 – Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer’s estate. 

Why The Supreme Court Should Step Into This California Gun Waiting Period Case

THE FEDERALIST November 20, 2017 – From the Ninth Circuit recently deciding citizens have no constitutional right to sell guns, to the Second Circuit deciding the courts only need to scrutinize laws if they “severely” burden our rights, one thing is clear: we need help. The Supreme Court has been gun-shy for the past few years, but one case, Silvester v. Becerra, seems to have attracted their interest. Silvester may finally help move the courts toward competent…

California shooting rampage highlights “ghost guns”

TOWNHALL.COM November 16, 2017 –  The gunman who killed his wife and four others in a rampage in Northern California this week found an easy way around a court order prohibiting him from having guns: He built his own at home. It is the latest case of homemade semi-automatic weapons being used in a crime, and it comes as federal authorities try to draw attention to the dangers posed by…

CA – Gun News – More gun restrictions could cause uptick of homemade ‘ghost guns,’ experts say

ABC NEWS.GO.COM November 17, 2017 – As more restrictions are placed on gun ownership, more people — and criminals — could start to manufacture their own, law enforcement experts tell ABC News. The issue of “ghost guns” or guns without serial numbers has been thrust into the national spotlight after California authorities revealed that the man who engaged in a string of shootings earlier this week that left five…

CT – Courts –  Sandy Hook families argue in court gun companies ‘courted’ shooter

THE GUARDIAN.COM November 14, 2017 – A lawyer for the family members of victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting argued gun companies were negligent to market a dangerous military-style weapon to civilians in court on Tuesday. Family of the victims were in court once again to fight an uphill battle to hold gun companies accountable for marketing and selling the AR-15-style rifle used to kill 20 children and six adults in…

NV – Courts – Prosecutor describes tense, armed standoff at Cliven Bundy ranch: ‘We were outgunned’

LOS ANGELES TIMES November 14, 2017 – Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons repeatedly violated court orders to remove their cattle from public land while inciting and escalating an armed standoff with government agents near their Bunkerville ranch more than three years ago, federal prosecutors told a Las Vegas jury Tuesday. 

After a mass shooting, there is no easy answer about what to do with the site

WASHINGTON POST  November 14, 2017 – It was only a week after a gunman turned a church service into a bloody crime scene, but on Sunday morning the doors of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs were back open. Thanks to a 30-person team working overtime for 72 hours, the Texas sanctuary was completely revamped, offering a simple, whitewashed tribute to the two dozen victims shot by Devin Kelley. 

GA – Gun News – Did bump stocks prevent more casualties in Las Vegas?

POLITIFACT GEORGIA.COM November 13, 2017 – State Sen. Michael Williams, a Republican candidate running in Georgia’s gubernatorial primary, recently came out against any legislation banning the devices. Williams continued: “Many firearms experts determined the Las Vegas shooter’s use of a bump stock actually prevented more casualties and injures (sic) due to its inconsistency, inaccuracy, and lack of control.” 

Appeal Offers Hope for Newtown Families in Suit Against Gun Companies

NEW YORK TIMES November 12, 2017 – They are deploying a novel strategy that the families and their lawyers say could pierce the sweeping shield created by federal law that protects gun companies from litigation and has thwarted countless lawsuits after their weapons were used to commit crimes. 

Nat’l – AT ISSUE – More on the Military and Civilian History of the AR-15

THE ATLANTIC.COM November 12, 2017 – This past Tuesday Dean Winslow, a medical doctor and retired Air Force colonel who had deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a flight surgeon, appeared before the Senate Armed Services committee. It was considering his nomination as the Trump administration’s assistant secretary of defense for health affairs. 

If The Supreme Court Takes This Gun Control Case, Its Decision Will Be Huge

THE FEDERALIST November 9, 2017 – When the Supreme Court meets later today to discuss pending petitions for review, the justices’ conference calendar will include a pivotal Second Amendment case: Kolbe v. Hogan. In Kolbe v. Hogan, the full Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Maryland’s ban of semiautomatic rifles and detachable ammunition magazines that exceed ten rounds. 

LA – Gun News – What we know about the rifle used in the Texas church massacre

WGNO (ABC) .COM  November 6, 2017 – The man identified by law enforcement sources as the gunman in Texas bought the rifle from a sporting goods store in San Antonio in April 2016, a law enforcement official told CNN. When (he) filled out the background check paperwork at the store, he checked the box to indicate he didn’t have any disqualifying criminal history, the official said. 

NV – Courts – Nevada standoff trial: What you need to know

OREGON LIVE.COM November 5, 2017 – The case stems from the April 2014 standoff between the Bundy family and officers from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The armed federal rangers were trying to carry out court orders to impound Bundy cattle illegally grazing on public land near Bunkerville. They were forced to retreat when confronted by hundreds of Bundy supporters, including snipers perched on hills and an overpass…

NC – Gun News – Why the ‘bump stock’ ban will fail

THE NEWS & OBSERVER  November 2, 2017 – According to the media, I am the evil “gun lobby.” Far from being a shill for gun manufacturers, however, I – and thousands like me – don’t get paid for advocacy. So widely ridiculed are media fantasies about “the gun lobby” that Neal Knox, who made the NRA a legislative juggernaut, drew standing ovations from adoring throngs by opening speeches with,…

Users of Chicago “Crime Guns” Not Original Purchasers

THE NEW AMERICAN.COM November 1, 2017 – Back in August, CBS unintentionally disclosed just how easy it is for a criminal to obtain a handgun on the streets of the south side of Chicago. When one of the CBS crew asked a known gang member where he got his gun, he said simply, “Off the streets. People sell ‘em. Just like that. That’s how easy it is.” Easy, indeed….

NV – Courts – The Bundys go on trial for the 2014 armed standoff at their Nevada ranch

LOS ANGELES TIMES October 30, 2017 – Jury selection began Monday in the criminal trial of Cliven Bundy, his two sons and a supporter on felony charges related to their armed standoff with federal agents more than three years ago over cattle grazing rights. 

Nat’l – Gun News – First Baseball Player To Kneel During Anthem In Custody On Gun Charges

DAILY CALLER.COM October 29, 2017 – Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell has gone from kneeling on the baseball field during the national anthem to sitting in a jail cell after police arrested him on a gun charge Saturday evening. 

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BREAKING :
BRING ON THE TURKEY — BUT MAYBE HOLD THE POLITICS. THANKSGIVING IS GLENN ROGERS' FAVORITE HOLIDAY, WHEN PEOPLE GATHER AROUND THE TABLE AND TALK ABOUT THINGS TO CELEBRATE FROM THE PAST YEAR. IF YOU FAMILY’S POLITICAL IDEOLOGY IS MIXED, DON’T BRING UP THE SUBJECT OF GUNS OR TRUMP.FOUR ARMED MEN PARTICIPATED IN A ROBBERY AND MURDER SCHEME IN A #GREENLEAF TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN HOME ON SEPTEMBER 19. THEY INTENDED TO ROB THE PREMISES AND KILL WHOEVER THEY FOUND INSIDE. THEIR PLANS WERE THWARTED BY AN ARMED RESIDENT WHO SHOT AND KILLED TWO OF THE MEN ACCORDING TO THE TIMES HERALD.THE U.S. ARMY IS SELLING SOME OF ITS MOST POWERFUL GUNS (AND YOU CAN BUY ONE). THE .45 ACP M1911A1 PISTOL HAS SERVED THE U.S. ARMED FORCES FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY IN EVERY WAR ZONE AND HOTSPOT ON THE PLANET — AND THANKS TO THIS YEAR’S FEDERAL DEFENSE BUDGET, IT WILL SERVE CIVILIANS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.HUNDREDS OF VICTIMS OF THE OCT. 1 MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS FILED FIVE LAWSUITS ON MONDAY IN A CALIFORNIA COURT AGAINST THE OPERATORS OF THE HOTEL FROM WHICH THE GUNMAN FIRED, THE ORGANIZERS OF THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL HE TARGETED AND THE KILLER’S ESTATE.IT'S WELL-KNOWN THAT GUN INDUSTRY SALES ARE RUNNING SLOWER THAN LAST YEAR'S RECORD PACE, BUT NOW THEY'RE ALSO STARTING TO SERIOUSLY LAG 2015'S RATE, AND THAT MEANS FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS COULD FACE AN EVEN MORE PERILOUS SLUMP THAN PREVIOUSLY FEARED. WITHOUT THE THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION MAKING IT THROUGH CONGRESS, THE U.S. MARKET WILL LIKELY SEE FURTHER STEEP SALES DECLINES. FORTUNATELY, FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS MAY FIND SALVATION OVERSEAS.