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BREAKING :
RECENT INVESTIGATIONS SHOW THAT IN THE BAY AREA, SOCIAL MEDIA IS PLAYING A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN FIREARMS SALES. ONE POST SHOWED THE MAN WALKING THROUGH A HOME BRANDISHING A GUN WITH A HIGH-CAPACITY MAGAZINE AND TAPPING AN UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN ON HER BUTTOCKS WITH THE BARREL. IN ANOTHER, HE WAVED A PISTOL LOADED WITH A 50-ROUND DRUM MAGAZINE IN THE AIR WHILE DRIVING A CAR. THEY’RE TWO OF SEVERAL SNAPCHAT POSTS BY ANTHONY REED, A 22-YEAR-OLD NEVADA RESIDENT WHO PROSECUTORS ALLEGE USED THE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM TO MARKET WEAPONS IN CALIFORNIA.NASCAR HAS REPORTEDLY BANNED ALL ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING ASSAULT WEAPONS DUE TO A "GRADUAL SHIFT" IN THE COMPANY'S POSITION ON GUNS. NASCAR HAS REPORTEDLY BANNED ALL ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING ASSAULT WEAPONS DUE TO A "GRADUAL SHIFT" IN THE COMPANY'S POSITION ON GUNS.FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS, DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES HAVE ATTACKED WALMART FOR SELLING FIREARMS AFTER A FEW EMPLOYEES OF THE BUSINESS GIANT CALLED FOR A WALKOUT BECAUSE THE COMPANY SELLS FIREARMS. BUT AS TWITCHY NOTED, A REPORTER FOR BUSINESS INSIDER DESTROYED THE PERSPECTIVE THE CANDIDATES AND SOME GUN CONTROL ADVOCATES WERE PUSHING BY VISITING WALMART AND DISCOVERING THAT IT IS ANYTHING BUT SIMPLE TO PURCHASE A FIREARM THERE.WALMART CEO DOUG MCMILLON HAS RESPONDED TO A PETITION CALLING ON HIS COMPANY TO STOP SELLING GUNS IN THE WAKE OF TWO MASS SHOOTINGS AT THE RETAILER’S STORES. MCMILLON RESPONDED TO THE PETITION AND E-MAIL, SAYING HE APPRECIATES THAT HE AND THE OTHER SIGNEES CARE ABOUT SAFETY. HE SAID THAT SALES AND PROFIT “ARE NOT DRIVING OUR DECISIONS HERE,” AND THAT THE COMPANY IS CONSIDERING ADDITIONAL STEPS TO REACT TO THE MASS SHOOTING EPIDEMIC. IT MIGHT NOT SURPRISE YOU TO LEARN HE DIDN’T PROMISE TO BAN THE SALE OF GUNS IN HIS STORES. FLORIDA’S TOP GUN LOBBYIST TOOK A SECOND SHOT THURSDAY AT A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THAT SEEKS TO PREVENT THE POSSESSION AND SALE OF ASSAULT WEAPONS. MARION HAMMER, A LOBBYIST FOR THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND UNIFIED SPORTSMEN OF FLORIDA, APPEARED BEFORE STATE ECONOMISTS FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK TO CLARIFY HER OPPOSITION TO THE PROPOSAL SHE CLAIMS WOULD RESULT IN ALL RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS BEING OUTLAWED IN THE STATE.

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FL – SELF-PROTECTION – Editorial: Yes, guns can save lives, too

After the recent massacres in El Paso and Dayton, President Donald Trump in part blamed “mental illness and hatred” as critical factors that drive mass shooters to inflict so much terror and bloodshed. Trump’s analysis bothered Los Angeles Times columnist Scott Martelle. Martelle criticized Trump in a recent piece for trotting out “the old canard that guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” After Trump reiterated his…

CA – SELF-PROTECTION – Former underdog SF mayoral candidate encourages Asian-American residents to arm themselves

In a city that no longer has any gun stores, one grassroots San Francisco neighborhood group says Asian-Americans in the city should consider arming themselves for protection. “It’s the right thing for people who have been so scared and helpless,” said Ellen Lee Zhou, a member of the San Francisco Coalition for Good Neighborhoods. She was recently noted as being an underdog candidate in the San Francisco…

AL – SELF-PROTECTION – Legal gun use also stops the bad guys

consequences be worse than the problem we’re trying to solve? Amy Swearer, senior legal policy analyst at the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, and Lucas Drill, a member of the Young Leaders Program, both at The Heritage Foundation, wrote an article for The Daily Signal titled, “Guns Saved These Americans From Assault and Robbery in July.” They wrote, “In an effort to keep the national…

TX – SELF-PROTECTION – Local gun businesses say increase on sales after Walmart shooting (VIDEO)

Local businesses say there has been a high demand for licenses to carry firearm classes after the El Paso Walmart shooting. “The phone is ringing off the hook and hundreds of emails and hundreds of texts are coming in,” said Ben Cheng, instructor of El Paso Concealed Carry. “Normally, we get a typical six or 10 people per class, and I was doing it may be a couple…

NAT’L – SELF-PROTECTION – Limit guns in courthouses and train those who use them, ABA House of Delegates urges

Only court personnel who need guns for security reasons should be permitted to carry them in the courts, the ABA House of Delegates said Monday. The House passed Resolution 105, which urges jurisdictions to limit gun carrying in courtrooms, courthouses and their immediate grounds to people who need firearms for security reasons. Security officers, court personnel and judges approved to carry them should be subject to training requirements,…

TX – SELF-PROTECTION – Targeted In Walmart Attack, Hispanics In El Paso Flock To Firearms Classes

More El Paso residents than ever before crowded into a class over the weekend to become certified to carry a concealed gun in public in Texas after this month’s mass shooting at a Walmart store that killed 22 people. Guadalupe Segovia, 35, was at the class with her two children. She said her military husband had long been pushing for her to get a concealed-carry license, which allows…

OH – SELF-PROTECTION – Ohio Considers Eliminating Concealed-Carry Permits

Ohio continues to chip away at firearm restrictions, and one bill being considered by lawmakers would allow people 21 and older to carry concealed weapons without needing a permit. House Bill 178 is sponsored by Republicans Ron Hood and Tom Brinkman, along with more than 20 other legislators. Toby Hoover, founder of the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence, is convinced that the bill would put communities at even…

CA – SELF-PROTECTION – Inquiries Into License To Carry Classes Up After Mass Shootings

The number of mass shootings in the last week has prompted many to purchase guns and sign up for classes to earn their license to carry concealed weapons, according to the people who are doing training. Inside the Laguna Shooting Center, experts offer everything from concealed carry classes to active shooter training. Protocols and practices outlined in the training manuals have changed as the types of mass…

TX – SELF-PROTECTION – Texas to loosen firearm laws, allowing guns in churches and on school grounds (VIDEO)

A series of new firearm laws will go into effect in Texas next month — further loosening gun restrictions in a state that’s had four of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern US history. The laws — passed before a gunman massacred 22 people and injured dozens in El Paso last weekend — will make it easier to have guns in a state with some of the most lax weapons restrictions in…

NAT’L – SELF-PROTECTION – Gun Owners of America: Guns save lives every day

A father uses his concealed handgun to stop a mass shooting in a McDonald’s in Alabama. A man uses his gun to stop a racist gunman outside a Kentucky Kroger. Guns are being used to save lives every day. But sadly, the only time the national news media want to spend several days covering a firearms story is when the guns are used in a negative way. The well-publicized shootings over the past…

WA – SELF-PROTECTION – ‘Outcasts within the outcast community’: Seattle’s LGBTQ gun club upends stereotypes

The Elmers never saw themselves as gun people. But now Melissa Elmer, 68, finds herself in a bulletproof shooting stall in Bellevue, pointing her compact handgun at a paper target, finger on the trigger. Her wife of 15 years, Jan, watches from behind her, snapping photos on her phone. Melissa raises her handgun, takes a moment to line up her shot and fires a gun for the…

NY – SELF-PROTECTION – Retailers selling bulletproof backpacks; are parents considering the purchase? (VIDEO)

It’s almost time for students to head back to school and safety is still in the spotlight. Now, there’s a new tool on the market that makers say is designed to help protect your children. Guard Dog Security, a Florida-based company, has designed bulletproof backpacks. The president of Guard Dog Security, Yasir Sheikh, says he doesn’t believe this tool will stop shootings, instead he sees the backpacks…

NY – SELF-PROTECTION – Gun control in New York: These new measures just became law (VIDEO)

New York will require a 30-day waiting period for people who want to buy a gun in the state and are not immediately approved through the federal background check system. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill into law Monday. He also signed a bill that will close a loophole in existing law that allowed the ownership or sale of so-called bump stocks, an attachment that increases the…

NC – SELF-PROTECTION – Whether it is for protection or just for fun, more women are learning to shoot and also buy their own guns. (VIDEO)

A recent survey shows one in every five women own a gun. Spending time at the shooting range, it’s not just for guys. Women are picking up guns for safety — but that’s not the only reason. “It’s just a social fun thing we can go out to dinner afterwards,” said Nancy Wilson, Triangle Shooting Academy. “We’re staying connected on facebook as well. The drive is more…

VA – SELF-PROTECTION – Concealed-Carry Nation

Clearly freedom is on the move thanks to your support of the NRA. But because of the confusing and inconsistent patchwork of carry laws and roadblocks like “may-issue,” high fees and lack of reciprocity, the struggle is far from over. Freedom is knowing that at any time some good citizen near you in the shopping mall, movie theatre or restaurant might be carrying concealed. Freedom is knowing…

VA – SELF-PROTECTION – Police: Gun-toting customer shot two men robbing 7-Eleven, killing one

Virginia Beach Police said one person is dead and another was injured after a robbery turned shooting at a 7-Eleven Thursday morning. Police said they were called to the store on Newtown Road around 2:10 a.m. When they got there, they found one person dead on the scene and another man was taken to the hospital. A woman inside the store told WVEC in Virginia Beach that…

ID – SELF-PROTECTION – A Gun for My Wife

My wife declared, one Sunday morn, “I’d like to have a gun.” I asked her, “Are you scared, or do you want a gun for fun?” I told her she could use my guns whenever she’s alone. But she wanted something smaller and a gun to call her own. For her a gun would be okay. She’d been around a few. But what really made me wince…

MO – SELF-PROTECTION – Guns Or Marijuana? This Is the Choice in 1 State

Missourians planning to get a medical marijuana card under the state’s new law are being told to choose between the card or their guns because federal law won’t allow both. Federal regulation forbids marijuana users from purchasing firearms and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) added language about marijuana three years ago to its gun purchase form clarifying that federal regulations take precedence over…

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BREAKING :
RECENT INVESTIGATIONS SHOW THAT IN THE BAY AREA, SOCIAL MEDIA IS PLAYING A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN FIREARMS SALES. ONE POST SHOWED THE MAN WALKING THROUGH A HOME BRANDISHING A GUN WITH A HIGH-CAPACITY MAGAZINE AND TAPPING AN UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN ON HER BUTTOCKS WITH THE BARREL. IN ANOTHER, HE WAVED A PISTOL LOADED WITH A 50-ROUND DRUM MAGAZINE IN THE AIR WHILE DRIVING A CAR. THEY’RE TWO OF SEVERAL SNAPCHAT POSTS BY ANTHONY REED, A 22-YEAR-OLD NEVADA RESIDENT WHO PROSECUTORS ALLEGE USED THE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM TO MARKET WEAPONS IN CALIFORNIA.NASCAR HAS REPORTEDLY BANNED ALL ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING ASSAULT WEAPONS DUE TO A "GRADUAL SHIFT" IN THE COMPANY'S POSITION ON GUNS. NASCAR HAS REPORTEDLY BANNED ALL ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING ASSAULT WEAPONS DUE TO A "GRADUAL SHIFT" IN THE COMPANY'S POSITION ON GUNS.FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS, DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES HAVE ATTACKED WALMART FOR SELLING FIREARMS AFTER A FEW EMPLOYEES OF THE BUSINESS GIANT CALLED FOR A WALKOUT BECAUSE THE COMPANY SELLS FIREARMS. BUT AS TWITCHY NOTED, A REPORTER FOR BUSINESS INSIDER DESTROYED THE PERSPECTIVE THE CANDIDATES AND SOME GUN CONTROL ADVOCATES WERE PUSHING BY VISITING WALMART AND DISCOVERING THAT IT IS ANYTHING BUT SIMPLE TO PURCHASE A FIREARM THERE.WALMART CEO DOUG MCMILLON HAS RESPONDED TO A PETITION CALLING ON HIS COMPANY TO STOP SELLING GUNS IN THE WAKE OF TWO MASS SHOOTINGS AT THE RETAILER’S STORES. MCMILLON RESPONDED TO THE PETITION AND E-MAIL, SAYING HE APPRECIATES THAT HE AND THE OTHER SIGNEES CARE ABOUT SAFETY. HE SAID THAT SALES AND PROFIT “ARE NOT DRIVING OUR DECISIONS HERE,” AND THAT THE COMPANY IS CONSIDERING ADDITIONAL STEPS TO REACT TO THE MASS SHOOTING EPIDEMIC. IT MIGHT NOT SURPRISE YOU TO LEARN HE DIDN’T PROMISE TO BAN THE SALE OF GUNS IN HIS STORES. FLORIDA’S TOP GUN LOBBYIST TOOK A SECOND SHOT THURSDAY AT A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THAT SEEKS TO PREVENT THE POSSESSION AND SALE OF ASSAULT WEAPONS. MARION HAMMER, A LOBBYIST FOR THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND UNIFIED SPORTSMEN OF FLORIDA, APPEARED BEFORE STATE ECONOMISTS FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK TO CLARIFY HER OPPOSITION TO THE PROPOSAL SHE CLAIMS WOULD RESULT IN ALL RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS BEING OUTLAWED IN THE STATE.