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Doug Jones’s Victory Means Mitch McConnell Must Act on National Reciprocity Now

A new Republican sponsored bill would make it easier for US gun enthusiasts to buy silencers for guns
When Doug Jones (D) defeated Roy Moore (R) for U.S. Senate in Alabama, one thing was immediately evident -- the window of time for passing national reciprocity just got smaller.

Sheryl Crow Releases Gun Control Anthem for 5th Anniversary of Sandy Hook


Sheryl Crow debuted a gun control song she wrote and dedicated to the upcoming 5th anniversary of the attack on Sandy Hook Elementary.

Hawkins: Natural Rights Do Not End at State Borders

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2015 file photo, a supporter of open carry gun laws, wears a pistol as he prepares for a rally in support of open carry gun laws at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas. Texas is still sorting out where firearms are allowed, and where they're not, more than a year after Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a suite of laws that vastly expanded gun rights.
A natural right that ends at state lines has theoretically moved from the arena of rights and into the category of privileges.

Concealed Permit Holder Who Shot Alleged Carjacker: ‘He Should Learn His Lesson’

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The concealed carry permit holder who shot one of two alleged carjackers on Saturday said the wounded suspect "should learn his lesson."

Heckler & Koch USP Compact: A 9mm Workhorse

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The Heckler & Koch USP Compact in 9mm is a workhorse that refuses to jam, break, or in any way malfunction.

Heckler & Koch USP Compact: A 9mm Workhorse

Heckler & Koch USP Compact
The Heckler & Koch USP Compact in 9mm is a workhorse that refuses to jam, break, or in any way malfunction.

NRA Jumps in Against Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama Senate Race

A visitor sights a rifle at a National Rifle Association outdoor sports trade show. The NRA backs Wisconsin's new law allowing children younger than 10 to carry firearms in the forest
The NRA has jumped in with both feet, spending over $50,000 for postcards urging Alabamans not to case a vote for Jones.

National Reciprocity for Concealed Carry Passes House, Heads to Senate

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The House passed national concealed carry reciprocity after more than an hour of debate, including a last-ditch to send it back to committee.

Good Woman with a Gun Shoots Man Allegedly Assaulting Officer

DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. - A chaotic scene in Dawson County Tuesday afternoon where what started out a good deed ended in gunfire and injuries.
On Tuesday an unidentified good woman with a gun saw a law enforcement being attacked and shot his alleged attacker with her handgun.

House Leadership Will Add Pelosi-Era Gun Controls to National Reciprocity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 29: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi leads a press conference at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center calling on Congress to hold a vote on new gun control measures on June 29, 2016 in San Francisco, California. There have been renewed calls from Democratic politicians for gun control measures in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando earlier this month. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
On December 4 Breitbart News reported that House Leadership plans to add gun control legislation to Rep. Richard Hudson's (R-NC) national reciprocity bill when it comes to the floor for a vote.

House Leadership Will Add Pelosi-Era Gun Controls to National Reciprocity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 29: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi leads a press conference at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center calling on Congress to hold a vote on new gun control measures on June 29, 2016 in San Francisco, California. There have been renewed calls from Democratic politicians for gun control measures in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando earlier this month. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
On December 4 Breitbart News reported that House Leadership plans to add gun control legislation to Rep. Richard Hudson's (R-NC) national reciprocity bill when it comes to the floor for a vote.

House Leadership Will Add Pelosi-Era Gun Controls to National Reciprocity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 29: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi leads a press conference at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center calling on Congress to hold a vote on new gun control measures on June 29, 2016 in San Francisco, California. There have been renewed calls from Democratic politicians for gun control measures in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando earlier this month. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
On December 4 Breitbart News reported that House Leadership plans to add gun control legislation to Rep. Richard Hudson's (R-NC) national reciprocity bill when it comes to the floor for a vote.

Tucker Carlson: Gun Confiscation Proponents Risk ‘Civil War’

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During the December 4 airing of Tucker Carlson Tonight, Carlson asked gun control proponent Mark Glaze if he was ready for the civil war that would follow any real attempt to confiscate firearms in the U.S.

Rep. Thomas Massie Sounds Warning: House Leaders to Merge Obama-Style Gun Control with National Reciprocity

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Rep. Thomas Massie is warning that House Leadership plans to merge Obama-style gun control with national reciprocity for concealed carry.

Exclusive – Rep. Richard Hudson: Congress Must Listen to Overwhelming Majority of Americans, Pass National Reciprocity

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2013 file photo, Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. It was announced Tuesday tha tTodd Poole, who last month resigned as executive director of the N.C. Republican Party, is Hudson’s new chief of staff. J. Scott Applewhite - AP
On December 4 Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) told Breitbart News that it is time for Congress to listen to the overwhelming majority of Americans and pass national reciprocity for concealed carry.

Khloe Kardashian: Armed ‘Security Team’ Better than Individual Gun Ownership


Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner called Everytown for Gun Safety and decided an armed "security team" is better than being armed individually.

Felony Charges After Democrat Matthew Lieberman Allegedly Points Gun at Individual, Yells ‘Racial Slurs’

Democratic fundraiser Matthew Lieberman charged with racially motivated gun crime in St. Louis
Democrat fundraiser Matthew Lieberman was charged with multiple felonies after allegedly pointing a gun at someone and yelling "racial slurs."

Pizza Deliveryman Shoots Back, Kills Armed Robbery Suspect

Internet rumours that swirled around a pizza restaurant in Washington became a shocking case study in the dangers of the growing prevalence of "fake news"
A St. Louis pizza deliveryman shot back and killed a robbery suspect after that suspect began shooting deliveryman's vehicle.

Public Outcry Causes Honolulu Police to Rethink Ordering the Surrender of Firearms

n this July 1, 2017 file photo, a cashier rings up a marijuana sale at the Essence cannabis dispensary in Las Vegas. A medical marijuana patient is asking the Nevada Supreme Court to reconsider its refusal to end mandatory state registration and fees for medical pot cards now that marijuana is legal statewide for recreational use. (AP Photo/John Locher, file)
In light of public backlash the Honolulu Police Department is rethinking confiscation of firearms from medical marijuana cardholders.

‘#BoycottSanFrancisco’ Goes Viral as SF Defends Sanctuary Policies

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#BoycottSanFrancisco is going viral as San Francisco defends its sanctuary policies in the wake of the not-guilty verdict in the Kate Steinle murder trial.

24 State Attorneys General Call Congress to Pass National Reciprocity for Concealed Carry

A new Republican sponsored bill would make it easier for US gun enthusiasts to buy silencers for guns
National reciprocity for concealed carry gained the support of a coalition of 24 state Attorneys General from around the country.

National Reciprocity for Concealed Carry Expected on House Floor Next Week

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2015 file photo, a supporter of open carry gun laws, wears a pistol as he prepares for a rally in support of open carry gun laws at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas. Texas is still sorting out where firearms are allowed, and where they're not, more than a year after Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a suite of laws that vastly expanded gun rights.
National reciprocity for concealed carry is expected to be introduced on the House Floor for a vote next week.

Gabby Giffords Cites Las Vegas Attack as Reason to Oppose Concealed Carry

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Gabby Giffords released a statement citing the October 1 Las Vegas shooting as a reason to oppose concealed carry.

Kardashians Tackle Gun Control: Kim ‘Not Comfortable’ with Kendall Keeping Gun in Home for Protection

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The upcoming season of E!'s Keeping Up with the Kardashians features America's most famous reality TV family debating the merits of keeping a gun in the home for personal security.

National Reciprocity for Concealed Carry Passes, Next Stop House Floor

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2013 file photo, Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. It was announced Tuesday tha tTodd Poole, who last month resigned as executive director of the N.C. Republican Party, is Hudson’s new chief of staff. J. Scott Applewhite - AP
National reciprocity for concealed carry passed the House Judiciary Committee and should receive a floor vote before the end of the year.

Honolulu Police Order Medical Marijuana Cardholders to Surrender Their Firearms

n this July 1, 2017 file photo, a cashier rings up a marijuana sale at the Essence cannabis dispensary in Las Vegas. A medical marijuana patient is asking the Nevada Supreme Court to reconsider its refusal to end mandatory state registration and fees for medical pot cards now that marijuana is legal statewide for recreational use. (AP Photo/John Locher, file)
The Honolulu Police Department is ordering medical marijuana cardholders to surrender their firearms within a 30-day window of time.

Bloomberg: National Reciprocity Goes Against ‘American History’

Everytown for Gun Safety, In this Dec. 17, 2012 file photo, then New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks a news conference in New York where he and dozens of shooting survivors and victims' relatives called on Congress and President Obama to tighten gun laws and enforcement. The former New York mayor, a billionaire and advocate of firearms regulation, plans to spend $50 million this year setting up a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling gun-control supporters to the polls. The new organization, Everytown for Gun Safety, will focus on women, especially mothers, The New York Times reported on its website, Tuesday April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Bloomberg editors suggest national reciprocity for concealed carry "makes a mockery of public safety" and goes against "American history."

NRA Hasn’t Rated Pro-Gun Roy Moore vs Pro-Gun Control Doug Jones (We Will)

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The NRA has not rated pro-gun Republican Roy Moore vs. pro-gun control Democrat Doug Jones in the race for the Alabama U.S. Senate seat, so Breitbart News is rating the two men for voters who are curious as to where the candidates stand on the Second Amendment.

Air Force Failed to Report Dozens of Convictions to Gun Purchase Background Check Database


A report shows that the Air Force failed to report dozens of convictions to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System

Democrat Doug Jones Does Not Answer When Asked if He’ll Take Guns

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Democrat Doug Jones was asked if he could reassure voters that he did not want to take their guns but spoke to other topics without ever answering the question.

Black Friday 2017 Shatters Single-Day Record for Gun Purchase Background Checks

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2013, file photo, an employee of North Raleigh Guns demonstrates how a "bump" stock works at the Raleigh, N.C., shop. The gunman who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, attached what is called a "bump-stock" to two of his weapons, in effect converting semiautomatic firearms into fully automatic ones. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)
FBI stats show Black Friday 2017 shattered the single-day background check record by logging over 200,000 checks.

President Trump: Democrat Doug Jones ‘Bad for Our 2nd Amendment’


On November 26 President Donald Trump warned that Democrat Doug Jones would be "bad for our 2nd Amendment."

Anti-Crime Activist Shot Dead Following Thanksgiving Dinner

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Anti-crime activist Shuri Henry was killed around 11 pm Thursday after driving back to her own home following Thanksgiving Dinner.

President Trump Will Permit Citizens to Buy Military Surplus 1911 Pistols

Sgt. Joshua Gerving (front), along with his team, Staff Sgt. Kelly Mathisen, Staff Sgt. Joel Oneil and Staff Sgt. Randy Carlson, fires the Greek pistol, a M1911, single-action, semi-automatic .45 handgun, during the Commander's Cup shooting competition held at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, over Memorial Day weekend in 2010. All are members of Bravo Company, Multinational Battle Group East, Team 2, which took second place in the competition. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jill Fischer)
President Trump is set to sign the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, which contains an amendment that allows U.S. citizens to acquire military surplus 1911 pistols.

Liberal Gun Club: Hillary Voters Who Refuse to Give up Their Guns

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The Liberal Gun Club (LGC) is an emerging gun rights organization with leaders who voted for Hillary Clinton yet refuse to give up their guns.

Sheriff: Stephen Paddock Fired Over 1,100 Rounds in Las Vegas Concert Attack

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Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo says Stephen Paddock fired over 1,100 rounds when he opened fire on conert-goers October 1.

Bloomberg-Funded Gun Control Lobby Spent Over $71 Million Total in Three Election Cycles


The tens of millions of dollars that flow into Micheal Bloomberg's gun control lobby via his direct, personal donations are complimented by millions that he spent for SKDKnickerbocker to make gun control look popular and achievable.

Democrat Doug Jones Tries, Fails to Hide His Support of New Regulations for Gun Shows

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U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones is mum on his position on gun laws yet it is clear he supports expanding background checks to gun shows.

Gun-Controlled Chicago Passes 600 Homicides for 2nd Time Since 2003


Gun-controlled Chicago surpassed 600 homicides for a calendar year for only the second time since 2003.

21 Gun Controls Currently Being Pushed by Senate Democrats and Their Surrogates

UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 4: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., hold a news conference in the Capitol on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, to introduce legislation to ban the sale and possession of bump-stock equipment used to turn a semiautomatic weapon into an automatic one. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Democrats and their surrogates in various groups are currently pushing 21 new gun controls for law-abiding citizens.
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