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September 22, 2003

Protest Held Over State Senator`s Concealed Guns Vote

Protesters on opposite corners of an intersection yelled either "Recall Gibbons" or "Thank you, Gibbons" Thursday evening, depending on how they felt about state Sen. Michael Gibbons`...
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September 22, 2003

Anti-Gun Billionaire Mounting Anti-Bush Effort

Hungarian-born billionaire George Soros, whose Open Society Institute funds efforts to achieve national handgun licensing and registration and helped finance the infamous Hamilton v....
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September 22, 2003

Call To Arms Is Sounded By Speaker

Arm yourself. That was the message heard by a small group of Gonzaga University School of Law students in Spokane Sept. 17 by scholar John R. Lott, Jr. of the American Enterprise Institute....
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September 22, 2003

Concealed And Carried

Those who oppose legalizing concealed carry argue that we don`t need a concealed carry system because Wisconsin already has a relatively low crime rate. In essence, these opponents...
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September 22, 2003

Sportsman`s Receives EPA`s Recognition

The guns are being fired at the Peconic River Sportsman`s Club, which recently received a Certificate of Recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency for being the first private...
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September 22, 2003

Judge Takes Aim At Guns, NRA

While sentencing a 22-year-old man to 15 years in prison for manslaughter, New Jersey Judge Bill Mathesius could not resist making stupid and ignorant comments about the National Rifle...
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September 18, 2003

State Looking at Alternative Policy to Gun Trading

Missouri is considering changing its policy of trading used police guns for resale in the wake of a deadly shooting at a local factory, a state official said Wednesday. Read Original...
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September 18, 2003

The Timing Is Right For Kansas Teal Hunters.

The rain of Labor Day weekend added much-needed water to marshes. And as Saturday`s hunting opener approaches, cooler weather is starting to push migrating birds into the region.Read...
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September 18, 2003

Fallout From Vetoes Leaves Holden`s Future Uncertain

The legislative thrashing delivered to Gov. Bob Holden last week had politicians of both parties questioning whether such a devastating defeat left him critically wounded.Read Original...
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September 18, 2003

Taking Back 2 Gun Permits Proves Exactly Nothing

So far some guy up Anoka way tried to kill the engine of his brother`s car. That cost him his permit to carry. And another guy, from the southern end of the metro, had his permit-to-carry...
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September 18, 2003

Second Amendment Activists To Gather

National Rifle Association Executive Director Wayne LaPierre will be among guest speakers appearing at the 18th Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, scheduled for Sept. 26-28 at the...
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September 18, 2003

The Clintons` Candidate

The chief boosters of Wesley Clark`s presidential candidacy are none other than Bill and Hillary Clinton. Clark hails from Little Rock, Ark., knew President Clinton when he was still...
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September 18, 2003

Benched Election

The shameful decision by the notorious 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (the same court that ruled recently you have no individual right to own a gun) to postpone California`s recall...
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September 18, 2003

A Cure For California

All that was lacking to complete the awfulness of California`s recall was supplied when the 9th U.S. Court of Appeals shoved its oar in. Until judicial vanity intruded, there were three...
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September 17, 2003

New York City`s Latest Gun Misfires

The shocking murder of City Councilman James E. Davis has stirred the council to consider at least 11 new gun-control laws; Mayor Bloomberg set new rules on guns at City Hall soon after...
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September 17, 2003

Post-Estrada Ramifications

"For the first time in the history of the United States, a filibuster has been used to block a judicial nominee, and it was used against a brilliant, well-qualified, young Hispanic....
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September 17, 2003

Illegals At The DMV

"California Gov. Gray Davis has signed a bill giving illegal aliens the right to obtain driver`s licenses in what is an enormous step toward the legal acceptance of illegal aliens and...
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September 16, 2003

Campaign Finance Reform Myths

Last month, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals offered a preview in Jacobus v. State of Alaska (Aug. 12, 2003) of the pivotal elements that will inform the U.S. Supreme Court in...
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September 16, 2003

Assault Weapons Targeted Again

In Challenge to Ehrlich, Democrats Call for Md. Ban on 45 Models Several Democratic elected officials in Maryland, including two leading contenders for governor in 2006, called yesterday...
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September 15, 2003

Gun Bill In Mike`s Sights

In letters sent to 46 senators, New York Mayor Bloomberg and his Democratic counterparts - James Hahn of Los Angeles and Richard Daley of Chicago - called on the Senate not to support...
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September 15, 2003

Minnesota Should Count Its N.D. Blessings

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty can stay home and save his taxpayers the cost of a trip to visit with North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven about hunting and fishing regulations in our state. Whether...
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September 15, 2003

Mourning Doves Challenge Marksmen

Hunting mourning doves, some hunters believe, is like shooting at bottle rockets. Like the type of small fireworks that sometimes fly erratically, twisting like a sidewinder, zipping...
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September 15, 2003

Danger Is Part Of Her Game

Muncie, Ind., resident Phyllis Tucker, a 58-year-old single mother, is recognized as one of the top big-game hunters in the world. Although she rarely has the opportunity to hunt in...
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September 15, 2003

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September 15, 2003

Gun Makers Get Shield From Suits In Missouri

The Missouri Legislature overrode on September 12 Gov. Bob Holden`s veto of a bill that bars cities, counties and other political subdivisions from suing gun dealers and manufacturers...
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September 15, 2003

Missouri County Sheriffs Face Permit Onslaught

Within hours of the Legislature`s passage of a concealed weapons bill, county sheriffs across Missouri began getting calls from people asking how they could get a permit to carry a...
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September 15, 2003

New Battle Opens On Maryland Gun Ban

With the federal ban on assault weapons due to expire next year, two Maryland lawmakers want the General Assembly to take another crack at expanding a statewide ban on assault weapons...
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September 15, 2003

Miller`s Mindless Minions

The New York City Council today prepares once again to mind other peoples` business. The council, a reliable rubber stamp for Speaker Gifford Miller, is very good at passing innocuous...
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September 15, 2003

Message From The Senate

Congratulations to my two U.S. Senators, Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor of Arkansas. And to Hillary Clinton and Ted Kennedy. And to the whole, solid block of Democrats in the U.S. Senate....
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September 12, 2003

Missouri Gets Right-to-Carry Law

The Missouri Legislature handed Gov. Bob Holden a historic defeat Thursday when it agreed to allow Missourians to carry concealed firearms. The Senate voted 23-10, the required two-thirds...
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September 12, 2003

Baring The Hypocrisy Of Gun Control

Some not-so-funny things happened on the way to a story about a workplace shooting in Chicago by an angry man with a handgun. Truth emerged the winner. Justice is the loser. The American...
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September 12, 2003

A Congress In Reserve?

Reading the transcript and listening to some of the sound bites from Monday`s arguments before the Supreme Court over the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law again reminds that the...
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September 12, 2003

Judicial Confirmation Sabotage

A flagrantly unconstitutional and dishonest Senate Democrat filibuster succeeded in forcing the withdrawal of the nomination of star-studded Miguel Estrada to the U.S. Court of Appeals...
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September 12, 2003

Hillary Hoards PAC $$

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is becoming more and more of a PAC-rat, using her political-action committee`s cash to build her own political network rather than to boost other Democrats.Read...
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