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June 17, 2004

A Tradition Of Hunters--And It`s Safety First

Since courses started in California 50 years ago, the hunter injury/accident rate has dropped by 87%. Other states, which run similar programs, report similarly positive results. Proof...
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June 16, 2004

Gun Group`s Radio Show Tests Limits On Advocacy

In a direct challenge to federal limits on political advocacy, the National Rifle Association plans to begin broadcasting a daily radio program on Thursday to provide news and pro-gun...
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June 16, 2004

The U.N. Investigates Itself

In a stunning development that even the United Nations` fiercest critics will surely hail as a turn for the better, Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced yesterday that he is "entirely...
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June 16, 2004

Weapons Of Mass Instruction

When visitors walk into the new Frazier Historical Arms Museum, the first thing they see is an 1880s Gatling gun. But if they think this is merely another gun museum, they soon learn...
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June 16, 2004

L.A. Times Poll Draws Fire

Republicans are accusing the Los Angeles Times of conducting a bogus political survey. A Times poll released June 10 showed Democratic Sen. John Kerry leading President Bush by 51 percent...
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June 16, 2004

Carry Permit Requests Piling Up

Faced with a backlog of pending Right-to-Carry applications, the Lorain County, Ohio, Sheriff`s Department will restrict the days and times that it will accept applications. ``This...
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June 15, 2004

New Objections To Michael Moore Movie

Move America Forward, formed in May to rally support for U.S. troops and the war on terror, has asked the public to call and e-mail executives at theater chains scheduled to show Fahrenheit...
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June 15, 2004

New Poll: Police Chiefs Support Firearms Rights

The National Association of Chiefs of Police recently released its 16th Annual Survey of Police Chiefs and Sheriffs, and some of the survey findings are surprising and compelling.Read...
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June 15, 2004

Federal Hammer Falling On Convicted Felons With Guns

An increasing number of gun crime suspects are being prosecuted in federal court, where the prison terms for carrying illegal guns are much harsher, and there`s no such thing as parole.Read...
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June 15, 2004

Canadian Gun Registry Proves To Be A Hot Campaign Issue

The federal election has reignited anger in southeast Saskatchewan over the smoldering issue of gun control. Indeed, the federal gun registry is the most important issue in the campaign...
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June 15, 2004

Reagan`s Other Legacy

Ronald Reagan`s influence is apparent in federal judiciary. In the Fall of 1981, Ronald Reagan placed a phone call from the Oval Office to a lawyer named Jesse Eschbach. Reagan had...
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June 14, 2004

Ronald Reagan: The Gun Owner`s Champion

In the September 1975 issue of Guns & Ammo, Ronald Reagan, then two-time Governor of California, penned this column. A man of conviction, Reagan was true to these words before and during...
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June 14, 2004

Lawsuits Challenging Right-To-Carry To Proceed

Two lawsuits challenging the implementation of Missouri`s carry law are proceeding after judges this week rejected state requests to dismiss the cases.Read Original at: Kansas City...
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June 14, 2004

Parks Carry Ban Not Enforceable

Ohio communities that ban carry permit holders from carrying in parks are flying in the face of the new state law, according to state officials. Such local policies conflict with the...
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June 10, 2004

Ronald Reagan: Armed Citizen

Melba King was a 22-year-old nursing student in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1933. She was walking home one autumn night when a mugger came up behind her with a gun and demanded her money....
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June 10, 2004

Cracking Down On Felons With Guns

Southwest Michigan law enforcement officials have announced a new program that Dowagiac Police Chief Thomas Atkinson said will "send away the bad guys for a long, long time. The goal...
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June 10, 2004

Bush-Haters Of The World Unite!

Bush-haters gathered in Washington for the Take Back America conference. Senator Hillary Clinton introduced billionaire and international financier George Soros, who is bankrolling...
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June 10, 2004

Britons Right To Self-Defense Practically Eliminated

The withdrawal of Englishmen’s right to self-defense is having dire consequences in Great Britain: higher crime rate, weak sentences for assailants, and even the victims end up thrown...
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June 10, 2004

Sen. Kennedy Seeks Ruling Against Pryor Judgeship

Sen. Edward Kennedy is trying to file a "friend of the court," or amicus, brief that argues that the recess appointment of Judge William Pryor Jr. was unconstitutional, according to...
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June 10, 2004

Lawmakers To Star In Michael Moore Film

Several lawmakers will appear in Michael Moore’s controversial new film, Fahrenheit 9/11, and at least one legislator is complaining that his comments have been taken out of context. Read...
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June 10, 2004

Fight Over Doves Comes Down To Hunting Rights

Now that the state Legislature has approved a dove-hunting bill, Gov. Jennifer Granholm, a one-time opponent of dove hunting, says she is interested in a compromise. She is considering...
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June 10, 2004

Hunting And Fishing Learned Through Family More Than Any Sport

If youngsters pick up baseball on the sandlots, football at the park, basketball on the neighborhood court, or through organized club and school programs, they absorb the outdoors in...
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June 9, 2004

Lawsuits Costly For Small Businesses

Lawsuits and liability insurance cost American businesses $128.8 billion each year. Lawsuits and litigation insurance are quickly outpacing other costs that business owners face, such...
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June 9, 2004

Progressive Summer Camp

It`s Thursday, June 3, in a dim corner of the Wardman Park Marriott hotel, a few miles from downtown Washington, D.C., and Ben Clary, 18, is working the Wellstone Action booth at the...
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June 9, 2004

More Americans Following News

America`s appetite for hard news is intensifying, even as political leanings and skepticism among viewers grow more apparent, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center released...
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June 9, 2004

Panel Hears Testimony On NJ Bear Hunt

At a hearing of the New Jersey Fish and Game Council animal rights activists and other groups expressed opposition to a second New Jersey black bear hunt, telling the panel that sets...
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June 8, 2004

FTC: No Need To Ban Junk Food Ads

The Federal Trade Commission said June 7 that the government has no plans to ban junk food advertising aimed at children. Todd Zywicki, policy planning director for the federal agency...
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June 8, 2004

Montana Seeks Limited Bison Hunting

As soon as this fall, hunters may be allowed to take aim at up to 25 bison that wander out of Yellowstone National Park and into parts of Montana. The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife...
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June 7, 2004

First Aid For Gun Crime Hotspots

How well do British gun bans work? So well that residents living in some gun crime hotspots are now getting first aid training from Red Cross officials to use at the scenes of shootings.Read...
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June 7, 2004

Producers Struggle To Supply Troops

While the Brady Campaign and its political allies like John Kerry continue their support for junk lawsuits aimed at bankrupting the American firearms industry, that same industry is...
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June 7, 2004

Guns May Be Excluded From Courtrooms, Not Courthouses

Of all the freedoms dear to Air Force vet Stanley Switzer, he`s especially partial to the one that allows him to carry a sidearm. And when county commissioners in Clarion and Jefferson...
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June 7, 2004

Ohio Carry Permits In Demand

In Summit County, the applications are still coming at the rate of 100 a week--people who want the right to carry guns. It`s been that way since April 7, when Ohio began allowing law-abiding...
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June 7, 2004

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Statewide Mourning Dove Hunt

In a court victory that affirms dove hunting rights for one state and may also turn the tide in two others, the Wisconsin State Supreme Court ruled in early April that the mourning...
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June 4, 2004

Supporters Challenge Ban On Some Rifles

A group of sporting magazines and gun clubs sued Contra Costa supervisors in San Francisco federal court June 1st over an ordinance banning the sale of .50-caliber rifles.Read Original...
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June 4, 2004

Canada`s New Democrat Party Leader Wants More U.S. Gun Laws

On a campaign swing in Winnipeg, Canada`s New Democrat Party leader Jack Layton told reporters. "We`re proposing going across the border to the U.S. and actively engaging in lobbying...
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June 4, 2004

Additional Missouri Sheriffs To Issue Right-To-Carry Permits

Clay and Platte counties will begin processing applications for carry permits, the sheriffs of both counties announced. Clay County Sheriff Paul Vescovo said he hoped to begin processing...
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