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Cluelessness, Cowardice, and Complicity

At a recent town hall I held, several people said they wanted to explore smart gun technology to reduce accidents…Others mentioned liability reform to make sure those who are negligent with a gun are held financially responsible. How many more times must this happen before we make this violence stop? House Bills 4261-2, which would […]

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Closed Minds Hurt Freedom

I’m all for individual liberty but… I love it when a self-proclaimed freedom-lover makes a statement like that.  I love it because it immediately tells me that they in fact are not someone who loves freedom; they just love the idea of THEIR freedom and that of like-minded folks.

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Number One With a Bullet

The United States has the highest per capita gun ownership in the world. That means that the United States has the highest per capita murder rate in the world, right? Well, no actually. Not even close.

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Gun Control Will Not Save You

Earlier today, two men armed with AK-47s and an RPG stormed the office of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France and killed at least 12 people. In case you forgot, Charlie Hebdo has several times in the past made fun of the “prophet” Muhammad, which at the time of writing appears to have […]

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Washington State Passes “Universal” Background Checks

Last night’s election result is being described as a debacle for the Democrat party, and rightfully so. At the time of writing, the final numbers aren’t quite in, but what we do know is that the Republican party took back the Senate and expanded its majority in the House in a big way. If you’re […]

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Sen. Boxer to Introduce New Confiscation Legislation

Not to be outdone by the buffoonery of her Senate counterpart Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.), Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is planning to introduce legislation that would allow family members to petition the court to take guns away from “unstable” and “violent” people.

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Emanuel Wants to Videotape Legal Chicago Gun Purchases

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is at it again. In response to a federal judge’s ruling that Chicago’s longtime ban on gun stores was unconstitutional, Mayor Emanuel is proposing a new ordinance that would limit where gun stores can be built using special zoning, keep special records and allow police to audit them, and videotape every […]

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Obama Promises Year of Action

In his State of the Union address this evening, President Obama promised that 2014 would be a “year of action,” and his speech made it clear that those actions would be unilateral in nature.

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