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Posted 1 year ago in Crime gun rights by Aaron Kase  
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Vows To Not Enforce Gun Laws

Infamous Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is among a number of sheriffs across the country who are vowing that they will not enforce any new gun laws imposed by the federal government. “Now if they’re going to tell the sheriff that he’s going to go around picking up guns from everybody, they’re going to have a problem,” America’s toughest sheriff told a radio station in Maricopa County. “I may not enforce that federal law.” His comments reflect an unfounded fear among …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government gun rights by Michele Bowman  
New York Enacts Stiffest Gun Control Law in the Nation

Making good on promises by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state leaders, New York has passed a new gun control law that is likely the toughest in the United States. The law follows in the wake of several suicide- rampage shootings involving semi-automatic weapons and is the first of its kind offered as a solution to such tragedies.   NY SAFE on the Books The new law, titled the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act (NY SAFE), tightens …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Michele Bowman  
Gun Groups Resist as NY Leads Assault Weapon Ban

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Jan. 9 State of the State speech adds to a growing chorus for tighter gun control laws that gun rights groups promise to resist.  As expected, Cuomo proposed a stricter assault weapon law and an outright ban on high-capacity magazines, saying he wanted to strengthen what are already some of the toughest gun laws in the country.    Shoot for the Stars At the same event, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy urged the U.S. Congress to tighten …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Betsy Kim  
Should Gun Show Sales Require a Background Check? [Poll]

Lawyers.com journalist Aaron Kase reported under the Brady Law federal background checks are run on purchasers of firearms. But the “gun show loophole” allows approximately 40 percent of gun buyers to bypass background checks. Only people buying from federally licensed dealers must have background checks, and it’s not required at gun shows. More than 4,000 gun shows are held around the country annually, and 25 to 50 percent of the sellers are not federally licensed firearms dealers. Does this “gun …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Government Video by Betsy Kim  
Celebs Demand a Plan to End Gun Violence [Video]

    Hours after the National Rifle Association conference, more than 50 celebrities launched a public service announcement, “Demand a Plan to End Gun Violence.” A wide swath of big name entertainers such as the cast members of “Parks & Recreation,” Will Ferrell, Chris Rock, Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Julianne Moore, Ellen DeGeneres, Jeremy Renner, John Hamm and Gwyneth Paltrow recorded the message. It advocates the immediate need for laws providing stricter gun control. The campaign of 750 …

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