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  • Gun groups promise fight as U.N. inches toward override of Second Amendment

    03/29/2013 4:47:32 PM PDT · by Innovative · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | March 28, 2013 | Tom Howell Jr.
    American gun rights advocates said Thursday that they remain determined to block a far-reaching U.S. agreement on international arms sales, warning that the pact could lead to a national firearms registry and disrupt the U.S. gun market, even as the accord ran into an unexpected last-minute snag in negotiations in New York. In its budget debate last weekend, the Senate approved a nonbinding amendment opposing the treaty offered by Sen. James M. Inhofe, Oklahoma Republican, with eight Democrats joining all 45 Republicans backing the amendment. Despite the Senate vote, numerous groups have pressured Mr. Obama to support the treaty. Amnesty...
  • White House To Announce Gun Plans Wednesday

    01/15/2013 10:02:26 AM PST · by edpc · 32 replies
    WaPo ^ | 15 Jan 2013 | Philip Rucker and Sari Horwitz
  • Stopping the spread of deadly assault weapons--summary of Feinstein Bill, incl. registry requirement

    12/27/2012 7:50:24 AM PST · by driftdiver · 338 replies
    United States Senate ^ | 12/27/2012 | Dianne Feinstein
    In January, Senator Feinstein will introduce a bill to stop the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition feeding devises. Following is a summary of the 2013 legislation: Bans the sale, transfer, importation, or manufacturing of: -120 specifically-named firearms -Certain other semiautomatic rifles, handguns, shotguns that can accept a detachable magazine and have one military characteristic -Semiautomatic rifles and handguns with a fixed magazine that can accept more than 10 rounds
  • Obama Hitler Youth Camps

    03/24/2009 5:08:11 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 97 replies · 7,514+ views
    Chicago Craigslist ^ | 3/21/2009 | Wolfe
    <p>House Passes Mandatory National Service Bill The House passed a bill yesterday which includes disturbing language indicating young people will be forced to undertake mandatory national service programs as fears about President Barack Obama’s promised “civilian national security force” intensify.</p>
  • NRA Statement on New Orleans Gun Confiscations

    09/12/2005 5:13:54 PM PDT · by Mulder · 105 replies · 3,013+ views
    NRA ^ | September 12, 2005 | NRA
    National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre slammed New Orleans authorities Monday for seizing legal firearms from lawful residents. "What we’ve seen in Louisiana - the breakdown of law and order in the aftermath of disaster - is exactly the kind of situation where the Second Amendment was intended to allow citizens to protect themselves, " LaPierre said. "When law enforcement isn’t available, Americans turn to the one right that protects all the others - the right to keep and bear arms," LaPierre said. "This attempt to repeal the Second Amendment should be condemned." The New York Times reported last Thursday...
  • Smoking among our soldiers

    07/20/2005 11:12:03 PM PDT · by The Other Harry · 107 replies · 995+ views
    Juky 21, 2005 | self / vanity
    I have been concerned that so many of our soldiers seem to smoke. This includes the woman at the Abu Gaibe (sp?) imprisonment camp. Don't you think that it would be better if this were restricted, at least to when they they are not on duty? That way, it would be be safer, both for them and for those around them.
  • High Court: Govts Can Take Property for Econ Development

    06/23/2005 7:30:08 AM PDT · by Helmholtz · 1,526 replies · 33,718+ views
    Bloomberg News
    U.S. Supreme Court says cities have broad powers to take property.