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{FD} Concealed handgun permits surging, blacks, women lead growth

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Concealed handgun permits in the United States soared by 1.83 million since last July, setting a record for the fourth consecutive year, according to an analysis released Thursday. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida woman shoots intruder barging into neighbor’s apartment

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A teenage intruder at a Florida condominium was shot in the leg after he assaulted one resident and lunged at another who had a gun. Continue reading

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{FD} Dana Loesch: NRA ad condemns, doesn’t condone violence

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Radio host Dana Loesch defended a video ad she fronted on behalf of the National Rifle Association Thursday, saying that liberal critics’ reaction to it was “insane.” Continue reading

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{FD} Colorado Green Beret cleared of negligent homicide in ‘Make My Day’ case

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The Colorado Springs U.S. Army Green Beret who shot and killed a man who entered his garage at night has been found not guilty of negligent homicide. Continue reading

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{FD} Concealed carry to be lawful on Kansas college campuses

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Concealed carry will be allowed on Kansas college and university campuses beginning Saturday, July 1. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida sheriff who urged citizens to arm themselves stands behind message

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A Florida sheriff who posted a controversial message on social media urging citizens to arm themselves in self-defense said Monday the response has been overwhelmingly positive. Continue reading

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{FD} Second Amendment case Peruta vs. California may be heading to Supreme Court

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The Second Amendment is only 27 words, but Americans have used millions of them arguing over what it means. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio boy’s suspension over gun photo ‘liked’ on Instagram is dropped, family says

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A middle school student in Ohio was handed a 10-day suspension for “liking” a picture of a gun on Instagram with the caption “ready” — but the school eventually dropped the suspension, according to his family. Continue reading

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{FD} NRA affiliate sues California over gun-control laws that ‘demonize’ firearm owners

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The national gun lobbying group on Monday filed a lawsuit aimed at overturning a sweeping set of bills signed into law last year by California Gov. Jerry Brown. Continue reading

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{FD} Gun rights activists are on a political roll with four recent wins

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Advocates of the Second Amendment are on a bit of a political roll with four major victories on Capitol Hill in just one week. Continue reading

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{FD} Oklahoma home invasion: Suspected getaway driver doesn’t ‘feel responsible’ for killings

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The woman suspected of acting as the getaway driver for three would-be burglars shot and killed in Oklahoma spoke out Thursday, telling local media: “I feel responsible for the actions that were taking place… but I don’t feel responsible for their murders.” Continue reading

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{FD} Alabama man kills home invader: ‘I hate that boy dead, but I don’t hate I shot him’

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Officials say John Croft will not face charges as he was well within his rights to defend himself and his property. Continue reading

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{FD} Pennsylvania is last state to approve semiautomatic rifles for some types of hunting

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Hunters in Pennsylvania will be able to use semiautomatic rifles for small game, but not for deer, black bear, elk and turkey, based on changes approved Tuesday by the state’s Game Commission. Continue reading

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{FD} Deadly Oklahoma home invasion: Getaway driver planned break-in, prosecutors say

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The woman who acted as the getaway driver for three intruders shot and killed after they broke into an Oklahoma home knew about the house and planned the burglary herself, prosecutors said Tuesday, as the identities of the shooter and the would-be burg… Continue reading

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{FD} Oklahoma home invasion shooting: Suspected getaway driver arrested

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The woman accused of acting as the getaway driver for three would-be burglars shot and killed by a homeowner’s son in Oklahoma was arrested, law enforcement officials announced late Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Gun rights supporters see political tide shifting in their favor

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After years of restrictive gun laws being imposed across the country during the President Obama years, gun rights advocates are seeing the tide turn in their favor. Continue reading

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{FD} Some states could take big financial hit if gun industry slows under Trump

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Donald Trump’s election to the White House has inadvertently slowed gun sales as Second Amendment supporters no longer fear strict gun control. Continue reading

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{FD} Suspects steal more than 30 weapons from Maryland gun store

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Montgomery County police and federal investigators are searching for two burglars who stole more than 30 weapons from a gun shop in Rockville. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump triggers slip in gun sales – except among some minority groups

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Trump’s presidency has prompted a surge in firearms ownership within some minority groups, who fear his administration could roll back some of their rights or that the divisive political environment could violently escalate. Continue reading

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{FD} US appeals court upholds Maryland assault weapons ban

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A federal appeals court has upheld Maryland’s ban on 45 assault weapons and a 10-round limit on gun magazines. Continue reading

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{FD} Gun owners angry over UMass’ decision to nix youth shooting program

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A pro-gun group said Tuesday that a “social bias” against firearms was behind a decision by the University of Massachusetts to reject a 4-H youth program that teaches competitive shooting sports. Continue reading

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{FD} Sheriff outraged after being forced to disarm before entering hockey arena

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In one Washington state arena, guns belong in the penalty box – even if you are the local sheriff. Continue reading

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{FD} Maryland county stun gun ban prompts Second Amendment lawsuit

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A nurse is challenging a Maryland county’s stun gun ban on Second Amendment grounds. Continue reading

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{FD} Gun-rights supporters oppose plan to protect wildlife refuges by prohibiting lead bullets

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In the waning hours of the Obama administration, the head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service set in motion a plan to prohibit lead ammunition and fishing tackle from national wildlife refuges by 2022. Continue reading

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{FD} California snafu releases personal info of nearly 4,000 gun safety instructors

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Thousands of firearm safety instructors in California had their private information wrongfully disclosed disclosed after an NPR reporter filed a freedom of information request for the data. Continue reading

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{FD} What to do after buying a gun for self-defense

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What does being a responsible gun owner entail? Continue reading

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{FD} Pistol-packing granny scares off armed crook at home

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A Texas grandmother wasn’t about to let an armed intruder take her alive! Continue reading

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{FD} Missouri to loosen requirements for concealed carry, triggering debate

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On New Year’s Day, Missouri will several other states that have eliminated the requirement for a concealed carry license. Continue reading

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{FD} Cities push to destroy seized guns — even in states where it’s prohibited

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Some cities around the country would like to destroy them but can’t, because more than a dozen states have passed laws forcing city governments to put the guns up for auction. Continue reading

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{FD} Colorado school district decides to allow teachers to arm themselves on campus

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A rural Colorado school district decided Wednesday night to allow its teachers and other school staff to carry guns on campus to protect students. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio lawmakers approve concealed carry at colleges, day cares

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Lawmakers in Ohio approved legislation Friday expanding the state’s concealed-weapons law to allow guns in colleges and day cares and on private aircraft. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida sees killings increase after passage of ‘stand your ground’ gun law, study says

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Florida’s controversial “stand your ground” law was associated with a sharp increase in killings in the state, according to a new study whose lead author said he hoped it would prompt lawmakers to re-examine the impact of the law and consider changing it. Continue reading

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{FD} SC considers letting teachers take up arms after deadly school shooting

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After a 14-year-old shot and killed a six-year-old student on the grounds of an elementary school, a South Carolina lawmaker is drafting legislation that would allow teachers to take up arms. Continue reading

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{FD} Gun-toting grandmother foils home invasion; 3 arrested

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Two men and a woman have been arrested after grandmother with a gun thwarted an attempted burglary at her home in Coweta County, Ga., according to deputies. Continue reading

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{FD} Guinness refuses to acknowledge NRA’s world record, gun activists say

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The National Rifle Association tried to set a world record Monday for the number of people firing two rounds at the same time — but they claimed the Guinness World Records committee shot them down. Continue reading

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{FD} Newtown families seek to reinstate lawsuit against gun maker

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The families of some of the victims killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting have asked a court to reinstate their wrongful-death lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the massacre. Continue reading

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{FD} Thousands more women in one state take up hunting

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The sound of a gunshot crackled through miles of soon-to-be combined land, bringing one pheasant to the ground in a single plop. Continue reading

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{FD} Sign of surging sales: Gun-related background checks break monthly record

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The FBI processed more gun-related background checks this September than any other on record, documents released on Monday show. Continue reading

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{FD} Feds enlist police to scan gun-show customers’ license plates, report finds

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Federal agents have persuaded police officers to scan license plates to gather information about gun-show customers, government emails show, raising questions about how officials monitor constitutionally protected activity. Continue reading

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{FD} Appeals court rules mental-health ban on gun ownership might violate Second Amendment

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A divided federal appeals court ruled that a decades-old federal law indefinitely banning people committed to mental health treatment from owning a gun could violate the Second Amendment. Continue reading

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{FD} Missouri joins states allowing concealed carry without permit

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Missouri on Wednesday joined a growing list of states allowing most adults to carry concealed weapons without a permit, as the state’s Republican-led Legislature used its supermajority to loosen existing gun laws. Continue reading

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{FD} Sale of firearms that use bullet buttons surge ahead of new California gun law

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A California gum shop sees sales of firearms that use bullet buttons to swap magazines sky rocket as new gun laws that will ban those types of weapons looms. Continue reading

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{FD} Appeals court upholds ban on gun sales to medical marijuana card holders

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A federal government ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the 2nd Amendment, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Minnesota gun buyback program a dud, some legal owners say

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A Minneapolis gun buyback program targeting weapons used in street crime may be shooting blanks, as detractors said a Saturday collection mostly took in antiquated, unused or homemade arms from legal owners and did little to thin the firearm supply act… Continue reading

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{FD} United Way chapter restarts gun raffles in New Mexico despite outcry

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A New Mexico affiliate of United Way is resuming raffles of firearms to raise money. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Campus Carry’ goes into effect as Texas remembers UT Tower shootings 50 years later

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Concealed handgun license holders in Texas can carry their weapons into public university buildings, classrooms and dorms starting Monday, a day that also marks 50 years after the mass shooting at the University of Texas’ landmark clock tower. Continue reading

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{FD} The latest gun owners are the new ‘silent majority’

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Gretchen Lager’s fondest childhood memories involved shooting bullets at tin cans and balloons along the Slippery Rock Creek in western Pennsylvania – but one day in 1995, guns became a far more menacing presence in her life. Continue reading

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{FD} College rifle, pistol-shooting clubs under fire, underfunded amid gun debate

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Zoe Callaway enjoys going to the rifle range to blow off steam, help fellow University of Delaware students learn gun safety and hone her sharp-shooting skills, but lately she and some classmates feel they are being targeted over their enthusiasm for f… Continue reading

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{FD} Illinois gun restrictions unfairly target foster parents, lawsuit claims

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Kenneth and Colleen Shults want to permanently welcome a foster child into their Fairmount, Ill., home, but claim in a federal suit filed this week they are being forced to surrender their Second Amendment rights to do it. Continue reading

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{FD} FBI considered alerts on buyers of multiple guns, but was scrapped over legal concerns

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation considered creating an alert system seven years ago to tip off agents to multiple gun purchases like those made by the Orlando, Fla., nightclub gunman, but abandoned the idea over legal concerns, according to multipl… Continue reading

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