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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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June 2, 2004

Presidential Race May Determine Pryor`s Fate

The Presidential election will play a significant role in deciding if former Alabama Attorney General and strong Second Amendment supporter Bill Pryor will remain a federal judge past...
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June 2, 2004

Rewrite the Second Amendment?

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Second Amendment was not adopted "to afford rights to individuals with respect to private gun ownership or possession." Considering...
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June 1, 2004

Anti-gun Billionaire George Soros Putting His Fortune Behind A New Cause: Ousting Bush

Billionaire financier George Soros has spent $15 million of his fortune to defeat President Bush and has promised to spend more. He is one of the primary funding sources for extremist...
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June 1, 2004

Effective Or Excessive? Debate Rages Over Whether Gun Legislation Is Useful And Fair

Massachusetts` gun laws and regulations are confusing, contradictory and full of legal loopholes squeezing licensed business owners. They also appear to be ineffective, as the state`s...
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June 1, 2004

Right-To-Carry Permits Haven`t Led To Trouble In Northland

More than 2,800 permits have been issued in Northeastern Minnesota. None of the region`s five sheriffs reported a crime committed by someone carrying a handgun. There were no reports...
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May 28, 2004

Hollywood @ War

A&E`s "Ike: Countdown to D-Day" premieres on Memorial Day, in honor of the Normandy invasion`s 60th anniversary, and doesn`t pretend to be a seminal WWII film. "Ike has none of Saving...
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May 28, 2004

The Ultimate Sacrifice Asks For One Day

If you go to a national cemetery this Monday (click here for the list), you will find people gathered for whom Memorial Day is as real now as it was in the 19th century. Read Original...
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May 28, 2004

Not For Entertainment

If Hollywood isn`t drenching its audience in blood or titillating it with naked bodies, it is propagandizing us with left-wing paranoia or pushing a radical social agenda. Michael Moore`s...
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May 27, 2004

Canada`s Government Betrays Hunters And Gun Owners

Despite a repeated commitment that "everything is on the table" by Associate Minister of Defence Albina Guarineri, a firearms user appointed by Prime Minister Paul Martin to review...
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May 27, 2004

Major Changes To Hunting Regulations Just A Signature Away

The Alabama State Conservation Advisory Board narrowly approved some drastic changes in hunting regulations last weekend. Bowhunters could be joined in the woods this deer season with...
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May 27, 2004

Kerry Rules Out Delaying Tactic

John F. Kerry announced yesterday he would accept his party`s presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Boston on July 29, ending a five-day flirtation with the...
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May 27, 2004

Wildlife Route Faces Threat

No other place boasts such a variety of wild animals so close to a bustling metropolis. Lions, giraffes and ostriches roam freely against a back- drop of skyscrapers and jets landing...
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May 26, 2004

Gun Control Harming U.S. Troops

Is it possible for bad domestic law to be a detriment to our fighting forces overseas – even to the point of getting some soldiers killed? Absolutely, say veterans, who want lawmakers...
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May 26, 2004

Cincinnati Council To Back Semi-Auto Gun Ban

The Cincinnati City Council is set to endorse a pending state bill that would place a ban on semi-automatic firearms permanently into Ohio law. The bill would go beyond the current...
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May 26, 2004

Defining The Big Issue

Much of this election year`s rhetoric has been about Iraq, terrorism, and the economy. This election is also about choosing between two overarching philosophies: Should individuals...
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May 26, 2004

No Thumbprint To Buy Bullets

The California Senate has passed a bill that would require ammunition buyers to provide a thumb print when the purchase is made. But a pro-Second Amendment group is condemning what...
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May 26, 2004

Environmental Enemy No. 1?

Environmental activists have never made a secret of their preference for Democrats in the Oval Office. During the Reagan and first Bush administrations, they regularly sounded alarm...
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May 26, 2004

Two-Faced, This French Kissing Of A Slob

Michael Moore`s film, whatever its merits, was awarded the Palme d`Or at the Cannes film festival on purely political grounds, as a manifestation of French anti-Americanism and American...
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May 25, 2004

Michael Moore And Me

"A few years ago, Michael Moore, who`s now promoting an anti-President Bush movie entitled Fahrenheit 9/11, announced he`d gotten the goods on me, indeed hung me out to dry on my own...
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May 25, 2004

Ban Grizzly Trophies, U.S. Urged

Conservationists want the U.S. government to ban hunters from bringing grizzly bears killed in British Columbia across the border as trophies. Some bear experts question the groups`...
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May 25, 2004

Washington To Repeal Capitol Gun Ban

Two months after state lawmakers agreed to lease weapons-detectors to screen visitors to the Legislative Building, state officials are planning to repeal a rule that bans firearms inside...
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