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July 21, 2004

Council Wants New Jersey Bear Hunt; Commissioner Does Not

The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted July 20 to hold a six-day open season on black bears in December, but the commissioner of environmental protection announced that he would...
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July 20, 2004

Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Defend Open-Carry Law

Virginians who exercise their right to carry guns in public have been criticized--even ridiculed--in recent days by critics on the both sides of the Potomac. But many gun rights advocates,...
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July 20, 2004

Porn Beats Political Speech

Contrary to reason, the Supreme Court smiled on the sexually explicit and frowned on the political during its 2003-2004 Term. In McConnell v. Federal Election Commission (Dec. 10, 2003),...
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July 20, 2004

Al Franken And Air America: Who`s Listening?

Just weeks ago, Al Franken boasted that the new liberal radio network, Air America, was beating conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh in the ratings in the nation`s largest media...
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July 19, 2004

Virginia Tops Nation in New Pro-Gun Laws

Virginia passed more pro-gun laws than any other state this spring--a statistic local lawmakers say verifies the commonwealth’s commitment to protecting the rights of its law-abiding...
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July 19, 2004

Battleground State Girds For Fight

Ken Wright came to the Beckley, West Virginia Armory July 16 with 4,000 other Republicans to hear U.S. President George W. Bush defend the war in Iraq and oppose things such as abortion,...
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July 19, 2004

Stringent Gun-Control Law Goes Into Effect In Brazil

Under a new law hailed by supporters as the most sweeping gun-control measure in South America, only Brazilians with valid reasons-- police and security guards, for example--are allowed...
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July 19, 2004

Area Sheriff Departments See No Problems With New Right-To-Carry Law

Ohio’s implementation of a carry law in April caused some concern, but sheriff departments in the area say that they haven’t seen any problems. “To the best of my knowledge, we’ve not...
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July 16, 2004

Analyzing the Second Amendment

"Does the Second Amendment guarantee a right to states rather than an individual right to choose to own firearms? One clue to the answer is looking at who supports each position. The...
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July 16, 2004

Kerry`s Take On The Left Coast

The Kerry-Edwards campaign is trumpeting a new theme: values. They have been somewhat unclear about just which values they`re talking about, but last week, at a star-studded fund-raiser...
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July 16, 2004

Kerry Campaign`s Attack Backfires

Senator John Kerry, whose campaign demanded to know on Wednesday whether President Bush had read a crucial intelligence assessment on Iraq, did not read the document himself before...
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July 16, 2004

Robber Baron? Meet John Edwards` Sleazy Friend

Fred Baron is a former president of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and a longtime friend of John Edwards. He chaired the finance committee for Edwards` presidential run...
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July 16, 2004

Cash `N` Kerry

John Kerry`s stated purpose for being in Philadelphia July 15 was to speak at the NAACP`s annual convention. But the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee also managed to leave...
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July 16, 2004

Preserving Tradition: Hunter Education Vital To Future Generations

If you lived in an average American city and wanted to shoot a few baskets, you`d probably have to do little more than grab a ball and walk to the nearest park. You might not even have...
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July 16, 2004

Special Hunt Offers Disabled Hunters A Shot At Dove

Hunters with mobility impairments will get a special shot at dove hunting at Ten Mile Pond Conservation Area. The Conservation Department and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF)...
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July 15, 2004

Permit Plan Won`t Hunt

Heeding the pleas of hunters who said they shouldn`t be punished for a few "bad apples," the state`s wildlife agency on Wednesday declined to adopt a stricter proposal to regulate hunters...
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July 15, 2004

Edwards And The Problem With Trial-Lawyer Lobby

"You don`t have to be a fan of corporate fat cats to be concerned that under a Kerry-Edwards administration, tort rules might become even more damaging to our economy," writes Stuart...
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July 15, 2004

Gun Control: The Brady Campaign, White Lies, and Damn Lies

When I began reconsidering my position on gun control, I needed to proceed in a structured manner. Being a medical researcher by profession, I knew how to construct reasonable testing...
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July 15, 2004

A Glorious Sunset

The ban targeted a variety of semi-automatic weapons in the midst of a public debate designed to conflate them with actual automatic military assault rifles. The ban`s logic had far...
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July 14, 2004

Woman Detains Burglar At Gunpoint

Lisa Hansen woke up and heard an intruder rummaging through her house. "He was trying to open my bedroom door," she said. Hearing only one person, she waited until the time seemed right,...
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July 14, 2004

Ruling Muddles Minnesota Right-To-Carry Law

Minnesota`s concealed-carry law was declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Ramsey County District judge in a lawsuit brought by several churches and other groups. Attorney General Michael...
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July 14, 2004

The Two Johns

For all the firepower the Democratic candidates directed at President Bush for the war in Iraq during the primary campaign, you would think that the Kerry-Edwards presidential campaign...
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July 14, 2004

Kerry Is No War Hero, Say Vietnam Comrades

Some of John Kerry`s former swift boat crewmates will have a high-profile role at the Democratic National Convention later this month, as they attempt to portray Kerry as a decorated...
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July 13, 2004

High Bias

What makes the liberal bias in the mainstream media so pernicious is that they deny that they`re biased and insist that their twisted version of events is "reality," and anyone who...
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July 13, 2004

Liberal Loopholes

In embracing John Edwards, John Kerry has also endorsed his populist "two Americas" rhetoric and has put tax increases at the center of the election campaign. So it`s fair to ask the...
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July 13, 2004

Stabbing, Suffocating Deaths Prompt Gun Law Overhaul Calls

Greens MP Lee Rhiannon has called for an overhaul of New South Wales firearms licensing system after yesterday`s triple murder-suicide in the Hunter Valley town of Gresford. Michael...
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July 12, 2004

Kerry Photo Didn`t Show Firearms Safety

Letter To The Editor: A recent picture in the Wisconsin section of Sen. John Kerry trapshooting shows he knows very little about firearms or firearms safety.Read Original at: Pioneer...
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July 12, 2004

Bush Makes Blocked Judges A Key Issue

President Bush has decided that excoriating Democrats for blocking his judicial nominees is a potent political strategy that he will exploit in both the presidential race and congressional...
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July 12, 2004

Edwards` Life Clashes With Campaign Message

Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina seems like a decent and likable man, the political equivalent of a handsome, slightly under-ripe bunch of bananas, just the thing if you are looking...
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July 12, 2004

Kerry Hopes To Make Inroads With Rural Voters

Four years ago, George W. Bush carried rural voters by 22 percentage points over Al Gore, in an election polarized between "red" rural America and "blue" cities. This year, John Kerry...
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July 12, 2004

Veterans Weigh In On Bush, Kerry

Mike Popadak of Warren Township is the type of voter targeted by U.S. Sen. John Kerry, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. Popadak is a registered Democrat living in one...
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July 9, 2004

Reducing Crime, But Not In The Nation`s Capital

People in Washington are not allowed to defend themselves – despite the Second Amendment’s guarantee of the right to keep and bear arms – and is it any wonder that crime is so rampant...
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July 9, 2004

Maryland To Start Bear Hunts In October

Maryland officials are moving ahead with plans for the state`s first bear hunt in 50 years despite opposition from animal rights groups. The bear hunt is scheduled to be held Oct. 25...
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