Daily Archives: July 2, 2013 - 5 results


Posted 4 years ago in gun rights by Aaron Kase  
Gun Makers Bail on Connecticut, Citing Harsh Firearm Laws

Making good on its promise, a Connecticut gun manufacturer is leaving for South Carolina after the New England state enacted a package of restrictive firearms laws this spring. PTR Industries is packing up shop and moving its operations south, claiming the military-style weapons it makes are no longer legal to sell in its old state. “One hundred percent of our product line is illegal in Connecticut,” a PTR executive told Reuters. “They just want to collect our tax dollars on …

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Posted 4 years ago in Child Custody and Support Divorce by Sylvia Hsieh  
Real Housewife Porsha Stewart Wins Temp Support from Ex Kordell

Real Housewife of Atlanta Porsha Stewart, and soon-to-be-ex-wife of former NFL player Kordell Stewart, won a court order for $5,000 per month in spousal support. But Kordell is fighting back, claiming his wife of less than two years, is an “an able-bodied person earning income and able to support herself.” Kordell filed for divorce on March 22. According to Porsha, she was blindsided by the filing and Kordell changed the locks on their home without telling her. Georgia Superior Court …

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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law Your Personal Rights by Betsy Kim  
Are You For or Against ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws? [Poll]

Stand Your Ground laws are based on the principle that a person whose life is threatened has the right to use deadly force in self-defense without the duty to first retreat from the attacker. The laws prohibit arrest and prosecution and often also grant civil immunity to the shooter. Lawyers.com reported a Texas A&M University study showed no decrease in crime but an increase in homicides in states with Stand Your Ground laws, while the Gun Owners of America responded …

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Posted 4 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Michele Bowman  
Can You Shoot a Drone Out of the Sky Above Your Property?

Drones continue to worry privacy advocates and landowners, and lawmakers are starting to take note. In the meantime, some have wondered if it’s legal to shoot a privacy-invading drone out of the sky – no one’s in it, that’s for sure.    FAA Tasked with Introducing Drones Drones are unmanned, remote-control vehicles, some of which can fly. Their increasing use has caused many states and privacy advocates concern. Drone operators can fly the things under 400 feet under current FAA …

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Posted 4 years ago in Landlord & Tenant by Aaron Kase  
Landlords from Hell Sentenced in San Fran Rent Crisis

Think your landlords are bad? Be glad they aren’t Kip and Nicole Macy, a San Francisco couple recently sentenced to four and a half years in prison for terrorizing their tenants. The Macys pleaded guilty to residential burglary, stalking and attempted grand theft after a shocking campaign against their renters, which included fake emails, gun threats, cut utilities, stolen items and even sawing through the floor from below. At one point Nicole Macy cut through a beam to undermine the …

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