Politics & 2nd Amendment

A liaison specialist working in the FBI’s background check e-system halted three illegal gun transfers last year. An specialist processing applications through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System caught the attempted purchases Nov. 8, just eight days after police arrested the buyer for illegal possession of marijuana and methamphetamine. According to an agency press
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Cox, executive director of the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action, has seen his home and family targeted by anti-gun groups. (Photo: NRA) Patricia Hill, a researcher at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was hit with a $500 fine on Monday for vandalizing Chris Cox’s Virginia home. Cox, head of the National Rifle Association’s lobbying arm, the
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A Huffington Post opinion piece led by the President Obama’s former wildlife boss sparked clarification from the Outdoor Writer’s Association of America. Headquartered in Missoula, Montana, the OWAA is composed of some 800 individual members and about 200 supporting groups “from the broad, modern spectrum of outdoor beats, from shooting to camping, backpacking to kayaking,
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Dimitrios Pagourtzis, Jr, 17, is suspected of killing 10 people and injuring another 10 at Santa Fe High School in Galvenston County, Texas on May 18, 2018. (Photo: Galveston County Sheriff’s Office) Texas authorities have released a hodgepodge of details about Friday’s shooting at a high school in Santa Fe that left 10 people dead
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A federal judge reluctantly denied the National Rifle Association’s use of pseudonyms instead of plaintiffs’ real names in a challenge to a new Florida law placing age restrictions on gun purchases. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker acknowledged the group’s concern for privacy amid the volatile debate over guns, but explained the request for anonymity lacks
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Following a creepy break-in that left her unsettled, Tomi Ledford changed her lifestyle, got some training, and got a gun. Guns.com caught up with Ledford at the 147th National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting in Dallas earlier this month and she took the time to share her story with us. “I was coming home late with
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Insurance market Lloyd’s of London directed underwriters to end and withdraw from policies connected to the National Rifle Association. The British company issued the directive last week after an investigation by New York state revealed the NRA’s business partners offering self-defense insurance policies had violated state law. In a statement, Lloyd’s said after “very careful
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Concerned with financial institutes implementing new gun control policies, the gun industry’s trade association, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, retained the services of a banking lobbyist firm. The NSSF hired lobbyist Will Hollier, of Hollier & Associates, to encourage Congress to act on “discriminatory banking actions against [the] firearms industry,” according to a federal lobbying
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