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Harper Government Spending on Liberal Firearms Program Nears Half a Billion Dollars

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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CANADA'S NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE
Harper Government Spending on Liberal Firearms Program Nears Half a Billion Dollars

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NFA Sponsors National Pistol Team

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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CANADA'S NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE
NFA Sponsors National Pistol Team

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POLL OF HIGH RIVER RESIDENTS SHOWS A DISMAL LACK OF TRUST IN RCMP

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Thursday, August 7, 2014
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POLL OF HIGH RIVER RESIDENTS SHOWS A DISMAL LACK OF TRUST IN RCMP
A large percentage of the residents of High River, Alberta would refuse another evacuation order.

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Firearms Law Reform Proposals Welcome, But Offer No Lasting Solutions

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Thursday, July 24, 2014
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CANADA'S NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE
Firearms Law Reform Proposals Welcome, But Offer No Lasting Solutions

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Mounties to make gun grabs policy

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Saturday, July 12, 2014
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Mounties to Make Gun Grabs Policy

By Lorne Gunter

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RCMP ATI Act Response - Slave Lake Firearm Seizures - June 25 2014

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NFA protects Quebec range users from excessive rules

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NFA protects Quebec range users from excessive rules

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NFA Postcard 2

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Monday, June 30, 2014
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Fight to Stop SB53, the Ammunition Sales Purchase Permits and Registration bill, Heats Up in Sacramento

The war over SB 53 is heating up in Sacramento and now anti-gun advocates are attempting to split gun owners by trying to buy the support of hunters.  The newest amended version of SB 53 will continue to BAN the mail and internet sales of ammunition to firearms owners in California, unless you have a hunting license.  Supporters of SB 53 think that they can pretend to be "pro- hunting" while they are still violating the rights of firearms owners statewide.

Mendelson says he will appeal D.C. gun carry ruling

D.C. is in the cross hairs of a Second Amendment fight. The city is the only place in the country that has a complete ban on carrying guns outside the home. Last month, U.S. District Court Judge Frederick Scullin ruled in the Palmer case that the law was unconstitutional and D.C. had to allow people to carry guns. In an exclusive interview, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson told FOX 5 on Thursday that he will appeal the gun carry ruling, making the information public for the first time.

'Campus-carry' laws are a growing trend

Derek Sommer carries a concealed handgun almost everywhere he goes these days, including onto the campus of Idaho State University - an illegal act until recently.

NRA launches ad campaign against Michael Bloomberg

The National Rifle Association this week is launching an ad campaign targeting former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has pledged to spend up to $50 million to boost candidates who back gun control initiatives this year.

Mississippi Yawning: One Year Later, Dire Open Carry Predictions Prove False

It’s long been a predictable pattern. A state or locality relaxes its restrictions on carrying firearms and doesn’t devolve into the anarchy gun opponents predicted. The latest example comes from Mississippi, where last year a change in the law, and a Mississippi Supreme Court ruling, ensured that law-abiding residents could exercise their right to carry openly without a permit. According to a report in Mississippi’s Clarion-Ledger, after a year of lawful open carry, not much has changed.

NICS Data Suggest Gun Sales Still Strong in 2014

Guns are durable goods, and Americans have bought more than 100 million brand new guns during the last 15 years, on top of the 200 million they already had. Thus, when assessing the strength of gun ownership in the United States, it probably doesn’t matter very much whether Americans bought a few more or a few less guns this year than they did last year or the year before. To paraphrase a quote often attributed to the late U.S. Sen. Everett Dirksen, “100 million here and 100 million there, and by and by you’re talking about a lot of guns.”

Leaked Documents Reveal Danger of Watchlist Legislation, Attacks on Due Process

For over a decade, anti-gun activists have attempted to exploit the country’s fear of terrorism in order to expand the categories of persons prohibited by federal law from owning firearms. Dubbed the effort to close the “Terror Gap” by the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), gun controllers, including Michael Bloomberg, have championed legislation that would empower the federal government to deny firearms to those on the Terrorist Watchlist. 

Ignorant Writers Issue Dire Pistol Prediction

The Army is talking about adopting a new pistol and, according to Maureen Mackey of the Fiscal Times, “when that happens, America’s emergency rooms better be prepared for the carnage that’s likely to follow.” Previously, freelance anti-gun writer Matt Valentine made a similar prediction in The Atlantic.

Resident fights off three home invaders, KRQE, Albuquerque, N.M. 08/20/14

A man was asleep at home in Albuquerque, N.M. when a trio of armed robbers attempted to gain entry to the residence by claiming that they were police. The criminals ultimately broke down the door and got inside the home. The resident responded by retrieving a gun and firing at the home invaders, striking and killing one, and wounding another. The surviving intruders fled the home, but were later captured by police.

The surviving home invaders have been charged with the murder of their accomplice. Albequerque Police Department Public Information Officer Tanner Tixier shared some advice for would be intruders with local media outlet KRQE, stating, “What people need to understand is if you join your buddy to go commit a felony and your buddy dies you can be the one who gets charged with murder.” 
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