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Ohio: Pro-Gun Bills Expected for Floor Votes Tomorrow

Today, both Senate Bill 199 and Sub. House Bill 48 had their final hearings.  Both bills are expected for consideration on the House and Senate floors as early as tomorrow.  Anti-gun groups are pushing misguided agendas around the Statehouse and actively trying to defeat these bills; however, an employee’s fundamental right to self-defense shouldn’t stop simply because employees park their cars in publically accessible parking lots owned by their employers.  These important bills aim to protect the Second Amendment rights of active duty members, employees and law-abiding Ohioans across The Buckeye State.

Hawaii: Firearms Permit Application Fee Increases Due to Implementation of the “Rap Back” System

Today, December 5, 2016, the Honolulu Police Department announced that the firearm permit application fee has increased to $42.00.  This fee increase is one of the first effects of the provisions in Senate Bill 2954 which was signed into law last June.  Under SB 2954, the existing registration requirement was expanded and law-abiding Hawaii gun owners, and visitors, are now entered into the federal “Rap Back” system, which is a biometric database managed by the FBI for continuous monitoring. 

California: Legislature Convenes to Swear in New Members

Today, the Legislature convened to swear in the new members for the 2017 – 2018 session.  This is the first glimpse at the Legislature before they reconvene on January 4, 2017, with anti-gun legislators holding a super-majority in both legislative chambers.  

Commentary: Bloomberg has little to show for millions spent on gun control

This year, Bloomberg got a background check initiative onto the ballots of Maine and Nevada. He lost in Maine by 4 percent, and won in Nevada by just 0.8 percent. Now, Nevadans won't be able to privately transfer their firearms without going through a background check.

Film 'Miss Sloane' another reminder of Hollywood's liberal smugness

Celebrities did all they could to make Hillary Clinton “Madame President.” Smug, pro-Clinton PSAs. Testy DNC testimonials. Lavish Democratic fundraisers.

Now, the industry hopes a new film will change the public narrative on gun control. When will celebrities learn their one-sided sermons rarely change hearts or minds?

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“We have guns”

<![CDATA[Well, what the hell can you expect? And don’t even bother giving me any of that”the police will protect you” claptrap.  Sure, the Mounties keep saying, “let us do our jobs,” but when you’re 50 miles north of no-damn-where, cops can take up to an hour – or more – before they even show up (Googling “Saskatchewan [...]]]>

Because no good can come of it, that’s why…

<![CDATA[Some things are worse than useless; this is one of them… CSAAA Position Statement on Canada’s Firearms Marking Regulation Canada’s robust firearms import/export regulations already comply with the recommendations of the UN Firearms Protocol – the Criminal Code Firearms Marking Regulation goes too far. On June 1st, 2017 Canada’s Criminal Code Firearms Marking Regulation, passed [...]]]>

To the Surprise of Nobody 2

<![CDATA[Were you a mere citizen instead of a former RCMP member you would be in prison for a very long time. Thank God for Daniel Daudet that he was once an RCMP Member, huh?]]>

Not So Smug Now

<![CDATA[And those arming themselves are primarily women. “If anyone wants to buy a long gun in Austria right now, too bad for them,” the Czech newscaster says. “All of them are currently sold out.”]]>

Another Horse In The Race

<![CDATA[Clare warned that, if the NFA didn’t get what it wanted, its 75,000 members might not bother going to the polls — with dire consequences for the Tories in swing ridings.]]>
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