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COMMENTARY: Canada’s gun laws aren’t saving lives — they're just making them more complicated

If I were a more daring person, dinner with my parents last week could have cost me jail time.

No, I’m not talking about a family meal devolving to blows before the dessert course, but rather a bizarre provision of the law that impacts hundreds of thousands of Canadians — including me. 846 more words

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Gun Control News: Russia to ban guns during Soccer World Cup 2018

On May 9, President Putin signed an executive decree that deals with security during the incoming Soccer World Cup (2018) and Confederations Cup (2017). The decree has provisions for registry of visitors, limiting air and ground traffic, mass assemblies of citizens not relating to the sport – and civilian weapons. 218 more words

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John Lott Talks About Guns And Gets It Wrong - Again.

My eye caught an op-ed the other in The Hill which is so rife with claims that are simply untruthful or wrong that I just needed to punch out a quick reply. 656 more words

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RI lawmakers consider limiting domestic abusers' gun access

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a proposal that would require people under a domestic restraining order to surrender their guns.

The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold a Tuesday hearing on the bill. 96 more words

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Black Lives Matter Part 1: America – Land of the free or land of the fractured

Do all lives matter? Yes of course they do. After all we inhabit the same planet breathe the same air and bleed the same colour. Do people within differing minority groups such as race, culture, disabled and LGBT feel that their lives matter as much as the people within majority groups which society deems the social ‘norm’ and readily accepts with open arms? 2,752 more words

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The Second Amendment Makes All the Others Possible

Why do I need a permit to do what the Constitution says I have a right to do?

If States passed laws making the first amendment null and void do you think we might hear about it?  1,204 more words

Dr. Robert Owens

Pennsylvania House, Senate Pass Bills On Challenges To Local Gun Laws

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — The state House and Senate this week each passed their own versions of legislation to revive a law – struck down by a court ruling – that made it easier for gun rights activists and groups to sue municipalities like Philadelphia that enact their own gun restrictions. 136 more words

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