06 Jan 2017

After the Facebook torture video, we ask what’s a hate crime?

Chica­go law enforce­ment file hate crime charges for the kid­nap­ping and tor­ture of dis­abled teenag­er (Pho­to: Asso­ci­at­ed Press) Four peo­ple have been charged with com­mit­ting a hate crime for alleged­ly kid­nap­ping and broad­cast­ing the tor­ture of a men­tal­ly chal­lenged teenag­er in Chica­go, but what exact­ly makes a crime a “hate crime”?

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06 Jan 2017

Remington adds rugged AWR variant to Model 700 lineup

The new Amer­i­can Wilder­ness Rifle will join the ranks of Remington’s Mod­el 700 series. (Pho­to: Rem­ing­ton Arms Com­pa­ny) Rem­ing­ton Arms Com­pa­ny recent­ly announced the 700 Amer­i­can Wilder­ness Rifle will join the company’s pop­u­lar Mod­el 700 series of long guns. The AWR ver­sion is chock-full of fea­tures that allow the rifle to

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06 Jan 2017

Liberty Suppressors announces new .30 caliber can

The Sov­er­eign is a durable, light­weight can designed to reduce sound with­out com­pro­mis­ing mobil­i­ty. (Pho­to: Lib­er­ty Sup­pres­sors) Geor­­gia-based Lib­er­ty Sup­pres­sors unveiled a new .30 cal­iber silencer called Sov­er­eign aimed at pre­ci­sion rifle shoot­ers and hunters. The light­weight Sov­er­eign tips scales at a mere 12.7 ounces with an over­all length of

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06 Jan 2017

Florida Dems sponsor sweeping ‘assault weapon’ ban

Flori­da Rep. Car­los Guiller­mo Smith, an Orlan­­do-area Demo­c­rat, is back­ing a ban on guns he terms “mil­i­­tary-style assault weapons.” (Pho­to: Christo­pher Heath/WFTV via twit­ter) Orlan­­do-area law­mak­ers, using the Pulse night­club ter­ror attack as a call to action, have filed leg­is­la­tion to ban some semi-auto­­mat­ic firearms and their mag­a­zines to Flori­da.

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06 Jan 2017

Jeff Sessions set to fight for gun rights, NRA says

Jeff Ses­sions, Pres­i­­dent-elect Trump’s nom­i­nee for attor­ney gen­er­al (Pho­to: Dai­ly Kos) Alaba­ma Sen. Jeff Ses­sions, Pres­i­­dent-elect Trump’s nom­i­nee for attor­ney gen­er­al, is set to fight for the rights of gun own­ers through­out the coun­try, but all signs point to a rocky con­fir­ma­tion hear­ing ahead. In a recent USA Today edi­to­r­i­al,

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06 Jan 2017

South Dakota’s NICS exempt ‘gold card’ facing federal delays

A new per­mit in South Dako­ta designed to speed up the gun buy­ing process is see­ing imple­men­ta­tion delays this week, after it was sup­posed to take effect on the first of the year. Appli­cants for the “gold card” under­go a check with the FBI’s Nation­al Instant Crim­i­nal Back­ground Check Sys­tem, have their

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06 Jan 2017

Is lead ammo killing bald eagles?

Are bald eagles dying from lead ammu­ni­tion in Iowa? (Pho­to: Shut­ter­stock) Last month a few bald eagles fell from lead poi­son­ing in the state of Iowa, but exact­ly how preva­lent is the prob­lem in the state? Lawrence G. Keane writes in a let­ter to The Des Moines Reg­is­ter that the

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Arizona Republican candidate for Attorney General Mark Brnovich talks to supporters at the Republican election night party Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
04 Sep 2016

AZ AG: Guns Are Allowed At Private Schools

From AZ Cen­tral — Arizona’s pri­vate ele­men­tary, mid­dle and high schools can allow guns on cam­pus, accord­ing to a new Ari­zona Attor­ney General’s Office opin­ion. Sen. Steve Yarbrough, R-Chan­dler, request­ed the legal opin­ion sev­er­al months ago. He got his answer late Fri­day. Accord­ing to Attor­ney Gen­er­al Mark Brnovich, state and fed­er­al

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