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November 25, 2003

Federal Gun Registry Costs To Hit One Billion By 2005

The cost of Canada`s problem-plagued federal gun control program will hit the $1-billion mark by 2005, the head of the firearms center admitted November 24. Read Original at: London...
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November 25, 2003

Focus On Causes Of Violent Crimes, Not Guns

So what do we do about gun violence? First, recognize that guns do not cause violence. Violent crime is caused by a variety of social problems, especially the drug war. If you want...
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November 25, 2003

Clooney Makes Run For Congress Official

Media personality Nick Clooney shocked Kentucky`s political establishment and breathed life into a wounded Democratic party with his announcement Monday that he will run for Congress...
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November 25, 2003

Lautenberg Voices Opposition To Bear Hunt

With New Jersey`s first bear hunt since 1970 scheduled to start in two weeks, the war of words between critics and advocates of the hunt mounted yesterday, and Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg...
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November 24, 2003

FBI Gets More Time On Gun Buys

The Justice Department has ordered the FBI to increase scrutiny of suspected terrorists who attempt to purchase guns. The FBI will have as long as three days to run additional checks...
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November 24, 2003

Red Tape Of Carrying A Pistol In New York

New York is an example of a state without a "shall-issue" Right-to-Carry law: obtaining a pistol license requires a criminal and mental background check and judgment of "good moral...
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November 24, 2003

Study Criticizes FBI Bullet Match Method

In a finding that could affect thousands of criminal cases, the National Academy of Sciences has concluded that some techniques the FBI has used for decades to match bullets to crimes...
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November 24, 2003

Hunters Can Feed The World

Safari Club International believes hunters can provide food for all the needy in this country through a special program they are developing called Sportsmen Against Hunger. Read Original...
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November 21, 2003

Appeals Court Reinstates Wrongful Death Suit Against Gun Industry

The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated a lawsuit alleging gun industry sales tactics put weapons into the arms of criminals. In the 2 to 1 decision,...
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November 21, 2003

Thousands Of Pistols Seized In Australia Raids

In the wake of Australia`s banning handgun ownership by honest citizens, a crime syndicate has begun manufacturing key-ring sized pistols that sell on the black market for $1,500. Read...
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November 21, 2003

Florida House OKS Ban On Lists Of Gun Sales

A House committee endorses a bill that would prevent police from compiling and maintaining lists of gun owners and sales. Marion P. Hammer, executive director of Unified Sportsmen of...
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November 20, 2003

Taft Plans To Veto Bill On Hidden Weapons

Gov. Bob Taft said he will veto legislation to allow Ohio residents to carry concealed weapons - unless it requires the state to disclose names of those who are issued gun permits.Read...
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November 19, 2003

Records On Gun Owners Assailed

Invoking Adolf Hitler`s and Fidel Castro`s atrocities, a handful of conservative lawmakers have filed a bill to prohibit police from compiling gun-owner and gun-sale lists, saying it...
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November 19, 2003

Senate`s Gun Veto Override Rests On 4

Gov. Jim Doyle`s veto of a concealed weapons bill Tuesday shot the emotional issue back to four Senate Democrats, who will decide whether the Senate takes the first step toward overriding...
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November 18, 2003

The 2004 Hunt: Presidential Candidates On Guns

Democratic presidential candidates have recently taken up a new calling: offering advice to hunters. Governor Howard Dean supports extending the assault-weapons ban next year "because...
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November 18, 2003

Concealed Carry Permits Fire up Debate

In the crime blotter from Dec. 26, 2000, Louis "Sandy" Javelle`s name appeared alongside those of six other victims who had been shot to death by a disgruntled co-worker at Edgewater...
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November 18, 2003

Soros Buys Off Watchdogs, GOP Says

Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie yesterday accused campaign finance watchdog groups of failing to protest multimillion-dollar contributions by financier George Soros...
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November 18, 2003

GOP Eyes Democrats` Soft-Money Lead

Republicans worry that President Bush may not be able to fill his re-election fund with anything close to what Democrats are raising to defeat him next year, thanks to a loophole in...
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November 17, 2003

Dems Tout Second Amendment, but Voting Records Show Hostility

A year before the 2004 presidential election, major Democratic candidates have moderated their rhetoric on firearms, trying not to alienate voters who own guns, while also carefully...
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November 17, 2003

Activists Hope Grits` Big Gun Ends Program

Canadian anti-gun-control activists are holding out hope Paul Martin will scrap the country`s expensive and controversial gun-control program when he takes over as prime minister. But...
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November 14, 2003

Falsities On The Senate Floor

"Throughout last night`s historic round-the-clock session of the U.S. Senate, a partisan minority of senators defended their filibusters against the president`s judicial nominees by...
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November 14, 2003

Who Is George Soros?

Mr. Soros is the billionaire hedge-fund operator turned drug-legalization advocate and liberal political activist. [Soros is also a major funder of the gun prohibition movement in America.]Read...
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November 14, 2003

Schumerism

Schumerism has wrought incalculable damage to our political fabric. For two years, Sen. Chuck Schumer has waged a campaign to subvert the criteria by which the Senate ratifies presidential...
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November 14, 2003

The Spin On Gun Control

Gun control used to be such a simple issue to follow. National Democratic candidates supported more restrictions, while most Republicans believed that gun control provided few benefits....
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November 13, 2003

Banning "Terrorist Specials"?

Who could possibly oppose continuing a ban on "plastic" guns? Referencing threats of terrorist sneaking plastic guns onto airplanes, last week Senator Ted Kennedy called renewing the...
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November 13, 2003

Senate GOP Staging 30-Hour Talkfest

It became the war of the props yesterday in the Senate as Republicans and Democrats blamed one another for the impasse over President Bush`s judicial nominations. Republicans wheeled...
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November 13, 2003

Insidious Judicial Activism

There has been a lot of talk recently about international law and custom seeping into American constitutional law. Alarmingly, this dangerous idea hasn`t just come from pointy-headed...
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November 13, 2003

Concealed-Gun Law Injunction Raises Questions

Legal experts say a St. Louis judge’s injunction blocking Missouri’s new concealed-guns law applies statewide, though some lawmakers who support the measure believe the ruling is valid...
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November 12, 2003

State Police Speak Against Expanding Gun Database

After finding substantial problems with the state`s ballistic fingerprinting database, Maryland State Police have recommended that it not be expanded. A 40-page report by the director...
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November 12, 2003

Senate OKs Changes To Weapons Bill

The state Senate approved a revised version of a bill Tuesday that would allow people who meet certain requirements to carry concealed weapons except to youth sports games, taverns...
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November 12, 2003

Bound to Misfire

This week President Bush`s program, Project Childsafe, begins distributing 20 million gun locks. Over 712,000 locks will be given out just in New York. It seems like such a reasonable...
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November 10, 2003

Judge Blocks Concealed Guns Measure

A St. Louis judge on Friday permanently barred Missouri`s concealed guns law, saying it violates the state constitution. Attorney General Jay Nixon immediately appealed the ruling...
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November 10, 2003

Sens. Conrad, Roberts Introduce Outdoor Access Legislation

Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., and Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., introduced their "Open Fields" legislation Friday to provide incentives to landowners who voluntarily open their land to hunting...
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November 10, 2003

Taking a Shot at Saving Tradition Dear to Some

Groups Hunt New Following of Youth and Women Buttoned up in a bright orange jacket, Eric Sands, 12, slung a 20-gauge shotgun over his shoulder and trudged into the woods before dawn...
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