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Vince Vaughn: Actor Voices Support of Guns in Schools

Actor Vince Vaughn has stirred up some significant controversy due to some comments made in a recent interview with British GQ. Probably the most serious comment of all involves the support of guns in schools. “I support people having a gun in public full stop, not just in your home,” the True Detective star said. “We don’t have the right …

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Trayvon Martin’s Death Encourages “Stand Your Ground” Protest

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law is facing more protests and backlash than ever as the two year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death passes. Trayvon’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, recently spoke with CBS about her views on this controversial law. “We don’t have to have a law in place that says, ‘I need to shoot and kill someone and then ask questions …

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Magpul Leaves Colorado Due To New Gun Law

Gun accessories maker Magpul Industries is leaving Colorado. The company has decided to relocate its operation to Texas and Wyoming following Colorado state’s  gun control legislation enactment last month. The gun control law includes restrictions on how many bullets can be loaded into a magazine. Last year, following the Denver shootings, Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Democrat-led legislature enacted a law …

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Gun Permits given to Blind in Iowa

Blind Iowa residents are not able to get a driver’s license, but can they carry a gun? Sure. Des Moines Register reports Iowa is allowing people who are legally blind permits that will allow them to carry firearms in public, as well as purchase guns. Seems strange, but the permits are legal, as Iowa law does not deny anyone the …

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Kahr Firearms Relocating to Pennsylvania

Go where the business is – isn’t that what everyone advises? Kahr Firearms Group has recently purchased 620 acres from Pike County Industrial Park Development Group/Business Development Corporation from Pike County Pennsylvania in order to relocate corporate offices from the previous location of Rockland County in Pearl River, New York. The changes are the result of recent laws regarding gun …

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Mathematicians Bring Numbers to the Gun Debate

The elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last December put gun control back in the American political spotlight. Since that time, passionate people on both sides of the gun debate have been arguing the merits of stricter gun laws. Now, two mathematicians have brought cold, hard math to bear on the debate. “It’s time to bring a scientific framework to …

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Illinois: Concealed Carry Bill Confuses State Gun Laws

Late last year, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an Illinois state ban on carrying concealed weapons. The Illinois state government was given 180 days to end the ban, sending the state legislature into a legislative session filled with arguments about gun control. Though the legislature did manage to pass a law allowing concealed carrying of handguns …

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Holmes: Online Ammo Purchase Preceded Massacre

James Holmes, officials say, purchased 6,000 rounds of ammo online before he shot up a movie theater in Colorado last year. Officials have unsealed documents which show he received several deliveries from ammo companies in the weeks leading up to the shootings, as well as other packages; so many, in fact, that they were coming on almost a “daily basis”. …

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Ted Nugent’s Brother is For Expanded Background Checks For Guns

Jeffrey Nugent, the former CEO of cosmetics company Revlon, doesn’t completely agree with his brother when it comes to the gun control debate. That’s normal for plenty of U.S. families, but Jeffrey’s views have made headlines because his brother happens to be Ted Nugent, the famous rock star who is well-known as a staunch conservative and hunting aficionado. Jeffrey penned …

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Free Shotguns: 15 Cities Targeted For Project

Free shotguns may be finding their way into the hands of civilians in 15 cities if a certain group has their say. The Armed Citizen Project has already begun its campaign, handing out guns to at least four people in Houston. They want to expand to several cities, including Chicago, which was chosen because of its restrictive anti-gun laws. The …

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Jason Alexander Sparks A Twitter War About Gun Laws

Jason Alexander, best known for his role as the goofy and curmudgeonly sidekick George on the 90’s sitcom Seinfeld, has stirred up controversy once again after tweeting his opinions on gun control in light of the Colorado shootings. He was recently in the news for some questionable remarks made on a talk show regarding the game of Cricket, and he …

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