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August 8, 2003

Anti-Gun Group Opposes So-Called `Newspaper Loophole`

Gun control activists nationwide are pressuring newspapers to stop accepting legal classified advertising of firearms for sale by private citizens. Advocates of gun owners` rights said...
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August 7, 2003

Gun Violence Folly

In the latest display of how far gun control advocates will go to devise new methods to limit law-abiding Americans` ability to purchase guns, Sen. Jon Corzine (D-NJ) and Rep. Patrick...
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August 7, 2003

Gun Statistics Expert John Lott Victim of Identity Theft

Dr. John Lott, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of the most widely cited research on civilian use of firearms against criminals, has been targeted by...
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August 7, 2003

New England Journal Of Politics

The political games played by promoters of human cloning among scientists and biotechnology boosters have really gotten out of hand. The most recent example of their misleading polemics...
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August 6, 2003

Gun Owners On Notice: Know The Law

A recent series of violent encounters in Memphis illustrates how critical it is that gun owners understand the circumstances under which deadly force is legally justified and the risks...
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August 6, 2003

Forum Draws Both Sides In Concealed-Weapon Debate

Both sides of the concealed-weapons debate squared off last week in anticipation of next month`s showdown, when lawmakers will decide whether to override Gov. Bob Holden`s veto.Read...
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August 6, 2003

One In Six State Lawmakers Has Firearm Permit

One in six Indiana lawmakers has a permit to carry a firearm, and some even pack their guns when they saunter onto the floor of the Indiana House and Senate, The Journal Gazette reported...
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August 6, 2003

Gore Speech Plans Trigger Speculation

Former Vice President Al Gore will deliver a "major speech" on Iraq to a liberal activist group in New York tomorrow, fueling speculation that he will re-enter the race for the Democratic...
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August 6, 2003

Orwell`s Warning

The BBC has been described as Orwellian, because of its unequaled role in shaping perceptions in Britain. This is one reason the government of Tony Blair has taken the broadcaster to...
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August 6, 2003

Vets Rage At Hillary Snub

If Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton runs for the presidency in 2004, 2008 or the year 3000, she will do so with a bunch of Queens veterans angrier than a pit bull with a toothache. "Her...
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August 5, 2003

Missing The Story On Prisons

Year after year, the same New York Times reporter, Fox Butterfield, writes a story with some variant of the same theme. In last week`s story, the secondary headline was "More Inmates,...
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August 5, 2003

Burglars Raid Bjork`s Home

Burglars have raided the London home of pregnant Icelandic singer Bjork, the same weekend as actresses Liz Hurley and Joan Collins criticized crime levels in the British capital.Read...
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August 5, 2003

Republicans (gasp) At ATLA Convention

His friends already knew, but strangers may have been shocked. That didn`t deter James Parkinson, who came out to about 2,000 colleagues last month. He doesn`t care who knows, he said:...
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August 4, 2003

Rocker Issues Challenge To Blagojevich

Look out, Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Ted Nugent might want to put you in a political stranglehold. Speaking from an airport in Minneapolis on Tuesday, the singer and guitar player - known...
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August 4, 2003

Tiahrt Amendment Irks Anti-Gun Groups

As the clock ran down on the House of Representatives before it adjourned for its August recess, Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-Kans.), introduced an amendment to the 2004 funding bill for the...
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August 4, 2003

In Sun Belt Politicians Vie For NASCAR Dads

In 2000, it was soccer moms. Today, the demographic that`s most in demand by political strategists converges at racetracks Sunday afternoons to whoop, holler and shake a fist at the...
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August 1, 2003

Why The Media Don`t Cover Good News Stories About Guns

People fear guns. And with so many horrific news stories about gun crimes, it is hard to expect them to feel otherwise. True, guns make it easier for bad things to happen, but they...
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August 1, 2003

The Why Of Gun Ownership

Something happened in Buffalo, New York, late last year that contradicts the propaganda of those who support "gun control"—the control of law-abiding people who wish to own a gun for...
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August 1, 2003

At What Cost?

Just like the government`s original "sky marshal" program was allowed to slide into near oblivion in the years leading up to the September 11 terrorist attacks, once again all the posturing...
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August 1, 2003

The Ugly American In The Shadows

The Ugly American, like the wicked witch, is dying and almost gone, a fading memory of the Cold War. He was a caricature mostly of European snobbery, the uncultured tourist in a Hawaiian...
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July 31, 2003

Blame Maryland And Virginia For Bad Guys In D.C.

The gun-control debate is being resurrected in the District because of the legal action of six residents who contend they would feel safer in their homes if they were permitted to own...
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July 31, 2003

Hoeffel Continues Push To Regulate Antique Gun Purchases

Democrat Joseph M. Hoeffel, III, who represents Pennsylvania`s 13th District, said July 28 he has reintroduced a bill that would place such weapons under the Gun Control Act of 1968....
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July 31, 2003

Michael Moore, Humbug

Recently a wealthy Chicago couple named Drobney announced their plan to bankroll a left-wing talk radio station. They needn’t bother: the Left already has a multimedia star-and even...
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July 31, 2003

Making And Faking The News That Fits

Say what you want about the New York Times, but it still makes more news than any other paper in the U.S. By this, I don`t mean in the sense of printing the news, as other papers do,...
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July 30, 2003

U.S. Senate Bill Would Protect Your Gun Rights

Are you willing to spend a buck on a phone call to save your gun rights? Don`t believe that your call can`t make a difference, and don`t believe that gun ownership and the right to...
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July 30, 2003

Another Firearms Law Bites The Dust

When will the foolishness cease? Junk lawsuits attempt--and sometimes succeed--in punishing a restaurant when a patron spills hot coffee in her lap; in tapping the deep pockets of tobacco...
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July 29, 2003

Frivolous Lawsuits

In Brooklyn, U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein dismissed a lawsuit brought by the NAACP against gun makers, ruling that the group showed handgun retailers were careless, but failed...
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July 29, 2003

Judicial Foolishness

Two months ago, the NAACP suffered an embarrassing defeat in a U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, where a federal jury rejected a lawsuit filed by the organization blaming gun manufacturers...
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July 29, 2003

Protect The Cockpit At All Costs

Shoot to kill replaces negotiation as mantra for pilots training to use handguns. "It`s a decision I would have to live with because I could not allow someone to take over the aircraft...
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July 29, 2003

Number Of Prisoners Rises As Crime Drops

America`s prison population in 2002 of more than 2.1 million represented a 2.6% increase over 2001, according to a report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Preliminary FBI...
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July 29, 2003

Supreme Court Independence By The Numbers

Mathematician Lawrence Sirovich, of Mount Sinai School of Medicine`s Laboratory of Applied Mathematics, stepped into the debate on how the Supreme Court makes decisions last month,...
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July 29, 2003

When It`s O-K To Shoot To Protect Yourself And Your Family

There`s debate into when it`s O-K to shoot to protect yourself and your family after a recent rash of shootings involving homeowners. One deadly robbery started at the Union Planters...
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July 29, 2003

A loaded question

Businesses wonder what burden they`ll shoulder if gun bill is revived The last thing many business owners want in their shops is someone else`s gun. In September, Missouri state...
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