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    A rejuvenated al-Qaeda-affiliated force asserted control over the western Iraqi city of Fallujah on Friday, raising its flag over government buildings and declaring an Islamic state in one of the most crucial areas that U.S. troops fought to pacify before withdrawing from Iraq two years ago...
  2. Firearms in the News
    "Last year saw the City of Chicago reportedly post the fewest homicides since 1965, and the Second Amendment Foundation says one plausible explanation for at least part of the decline is because criminals can no longer be certain that their intended victim is not legally armed. SAF Founder Alan...
  3. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    The FBI used to define mass shootings as those in which 4 or more people were killed in a "public" (school, mall, workplace) venue. Now, we all know that it is easier to drum up support for greater firearm restrictions if the public becomes concerned about the number of mass shootings...
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    Another evil weapon that could be on Cuomos list....... BBC News - India axe attacker 'kills nine' in Chhattisgarh
  5. Firearms in the News
    A pretty good article dated Oct. 2012 in the Village Voice on how the crime rate has been rising for the first time in 20 years in NYC despite Bloomberg's claims and his policies that reduced the force by 10,000 lEOs . The rise in gangs and the frightening disregard for life in the attitude of...
  6. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Just finished the above reference book about the remarkable history of Glock. A must read for any gun owner.
  7. Firearms in the News
    Pistol ownership's changing faces - Times Union I dig it, my fiance refuses to get hers, so I keep buying to spite her, and my dad has them on his permit as well On a sidenote, I'm glad I don't have to worry about those restictions in my county Oh and timesuseless is usually just that
  8. Handguns
    I bought the book "Glock-The Rise of America's Gun". I am almost done reading the book, but there was a chapter that actually has been stuck in my mind. One of the chapters mentions how Gaston Glock thought of the Americans as stupid and thought of himself better than them. I have tried to...
  9. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    If only NYC would slide away into the Atlantic all would be well :D YouTube - Niagara County Lawmakers Oppose Adams Gun Registration Bill
  10. News Feeds
    Conservative groups dismiss report on rise of militias Conservative groups are rejecting as "anecdotal and exaggerated" a report out of the Southern Poverty Law Center that claims the election of a black president has fanned the flames of a resurgent anti-government "militia movement."...
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    Louisiana: Right-to-Carry permits rise Louisiana has seen a significant increase in the number of new concealed handgun permits issued this year, which some attribute to the fear of crime and the new president. Last year, State Police issued 4,130 new permits. In just the first 4 1/2 months of...
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    California: Rise in county gun sales tied to fewer cops Gun sales in Sacramento County have grown more than in any other populous county in California since November, according to the state attorney general's office. Initially, they said, buyers were concerned that the Obama administration...
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    Florida: Concealed weapons permits on the rise It's been almost a year now since the June 26, 2008 landmark ruling in which the Supreme Court overturned the strictest gun control law in the country, a ban on handguns. And since then, Florida has been dealing with a rush of requests for...
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    Virginia: Right-to-carry permit requests, gun sales rise at record rate Applications for concealed carry permits statewide have jumped 42 percent from the same period last year, when the state issued a record number, according to the Virginia Supreme Court. Dealers sold 60 percent more guns in...
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    Ohio: Right-To-Carry applications on the rise Area sheriffs continue to issue concealed carry licenses at a record pace and some counties already have passed last year's count. http://www.nraila.org/News/Read/InTheNews.aspx?ID=12261
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    Arkansas: Hunting License Sales Rise In State Ray Sebren, chief of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fiscal division, told the agency commissioners at their Thursday meeting that sales of both resident and nonresident hunting licenses increased slightly this season...
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    Staring Down the Barrel: the Rise of Guns in China China`s weapons laws are among the world`s toughest. Its blanket ban on private ownership of rifles, pistols and even gun replicas is a core tenet of social policy. Still, a gun culture is taking hold...
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    Founding Brothers, What's behind Obama's early rise? New evidence strongly suggests that Barack Obama has been less than forthcoming about the role that unrepentant Weather Underground terrorist Bill Ayers may have played in choosing him to lead the Chicago Annenberg Challenge (CAC)...
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