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US gun homicides at 20-year low, surveys say

<b>Gun homicides in the United States have fallen sharply since peaking in 1993, two studies have found.</b><p>The federal Bureau of Justice Statistics said firearms-related homicides had dropped to 11,101 in 2011 from 18,253 - a reduction of 39%.<p>Meanwhile, the Pew Research Center found gun homicides fell to …

Guns

Firearms Registration in Illinois? - The Loadout Room

If you’re a firearms enthusiast in Illinois right now, you may want to pay special attention to a new proposal submitted last month by State …

Guns

Proposed bill to ban BB, replica guns in Maine schools is shot down

Federal law requires replica and toy guns have an orange-colored tip to easily distinguish them from their genuine counterparts. However, some kids …

Wayne LaPierre at CPAC: 'NRA will not go quietly into the night, we will fight'

There’s something rotten in America. Perhaps, more aptly put, America is rotting at its core — at least according to National Rifle Association …

Concealed-gun ruling widens debate in California

California has the most gun-restrictive laws in the country, but last month a federal appeals court loosened requirements for carrying concealed weapons.<p>PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — From rusted six-shooters to semi-automatic weapons, hundreds of guns line the walls of a Desert Hot Springs police storage …

Gun Control

New York Judge orders gun owners records released, cites SAFE Act

Journal News Editor CynDee Royle believes that gun permits owners information is in “public’s right to open records.” (<i>Photo credit: The Journal News</i>)<p>…

Facebook mulling policy changes on gun-themed pages (exclusive)

Facebook may announce company policy changes for gun-related pages in mere days, VentureBeat has learned.<p>The social network has been under pressure from the powerful Mayors Against Illegal Guns and the Moms Demand Action civic group to ban gun-themed fan pages on the site.<p>“Talks are progressing. …

Connecticut Carry: State 'Does Not Have the Balls' to Enforce 2013 Gun Ban

With thousands of Connecticut gun owners flouting the new “assault weapons” registration law in their state, Connecticut Carry director Ed Peruta …

Gun Control

Ninth Circuit Court Again Strikes Down California Gun Control

Just weeks after striking down the San Diego County “good cause” requirement as burdensome to the exercise of the Second Amendment, the Ninth U.S. …

Rep. Mike Kelly: 'They're Coming for Your Guns'

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland–On March 6th, Breitbart News had the opportunity to talk to Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) about the way gun control was defeated …

Libertarians Move In To Make A Small N.H. Town Even Smaller

Maureen O'Reilly beams with pride as she shows a visitor around Grafton, N.H., a town so small it doesn't even have a traffic light.<p>"Have a look at this," O'Reilly says, pointing to a postcard view of hilly rural New England. "How beautiful is this? It's really pretty in the fall, really, really …

EDITORIAL: Connecticut revolts against gun controls that could criminalize 300,000

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Laws are more than just symbolic gestures. Connecticut’s General Assembly must come to grips with this truth before its recent …

Netflix mocks Amazon Prime Air with hilarious 'Drone 2 Home' video

Netflix's not-Qwikster DVD-by-mail business doesn't get the same amount of attention as the company's streaming arm, but as this video (embedded after the break) shows, it still has some imagination. Dug up by <i>Hacking Netflix</i>, the Drone 2 Home demo video imagines Netflix's famous red envelopes being …

Florida's 'Pop Tart' Gun Bill Advances

A proposed law in Florida would make it illegal for public schools to discipline students who support the Second Amendment, play with certain kinds of toy guns or simulate shooting with their fingers or with gun-shaped pastries.<p>Backed by the National Rifle Association, the measure has been …

Harvey Weinstein has secret film project to destroy NRA

Harvey Weinstein has set his sights squarely on the National Rifle Association.<p>The “Shakespeare in Love” producer told Howard Stern on his radio show Wednesday that the NRA is a “disaster area” before revealing a secret project.<p>“I shouldn’t say this, but I’ll tell it to you, Howard,” he said. “I’m …

Nuts For Longevity: Daily Handful Is Linked To Longer Life

Americans have not always been in love with nuts.<p>Think about it: They're loaded with calories and fat. Plus, they can be expensive.<p>But Americans' views — and eating habits — when it comes to nuts are changing. Fast.<p>There's a growing body of scientific evidence that's putting a health halo over …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

Defend the Second Amendment with the ‘Proud to Be a Firearms Owner’ pocket card

The pocket cards provide 13 bullet points to help defend the Second Amendment.<p>The National Shooting Sports Foundation has created a quick reference …

Confessions of a Former Liberal Gun Hater

By ST<p>This is hard to write. Those of you with a biblical background may be familiar with the story of Paul. One of the most noted Apostles in the …

The world's fastest running robot is off the leash

A relative of Boston Dynamics' Cheetah robot, which last year managed to outpace the world's fastest man Usain Bolt on a treadmill, is now able to run outdoors untethered. Named the WildCat, the outdoor runner is funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and is being …

Two Polls Show Gun Control Even Less Popular After Navy Yard Shooting

On September 21, the Huffington Post revealed results from two polls taken after the Navy Yard shooting which show that support for more gun control …