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Gun control in America: How we got here

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Thursday night in Dallas, a peaceful protest against police violence was interrupted by a thunderous hail of gunfire -- an ambush from above that killed five officers and wounded seven more. Two civilians also sustained injuries.<p>President Barack Obama on Friday morning condemned the …

Congress Snuck a Massive Surveillance Expansion Into the Omnibus Budget

Like the much-maligned PATRIOT Act before it, CISA is the most recent incarnation of a bad idea that Congress has been hung up on for years now. …

Six Huge Stories The Mainstream Media Don’t Want You To Know About

Whistleblowers, Ecocide, top secret trade deals, and shady ties between the Islamic State and the West’s closest allies…here are a few hot topics the …

Mainstream Media

BREAKING: Military Martial Law Bill Sneaked Through by Senate

<b>Sen­ate Ma­jor­ity Lead­er Mitch Mc­Con­nell is attempting to fast track a “war powers” bill that will allow President Obama nearly unlimited power</b> …

States lead the way in extending open-carry gun laws

Barack Obama’s executive action last week to expand the definition of gun dealers who must perform background checks elicited loud outrage from conservatives, as Republican presidential contenders warn that Obama wants to take all Americans’ guns away. So far, the response is only rhetorical.<p>Texas …

The Anti-Gun Glitterati

<b>Originally published by AmmoLand.com.</b><p><b>United States</b> – What is it about Hollywood elites who jump on their soapboxes proclaiming to be saviors of …

Concealed Carry Without Permit Bill Proposed

As President Obama presses for more gun control, a Louisiana state lawmaker is proposing a constitutional amendment that provides that the right to …

Armed Abusers, Unchecked Felons, and Negligent Owners: ​Why Presidential Action Alone Can’t Solve Some Big Gun Violence Problems

The state and local level is often where the rubber meets the road when it comes to firearm policy.<p>Two weeks ago President Obama rolled out a host of …

Guns

Surge In New Gun Sales Has FBI Background Check System Overwhelmed

With record background checks being conducted on gun sales, the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is becoming …

Gun Grab: Obama Background Checks Not Doable

When President Obama issued his recent executive order mandating increased background checks on gun buyers, he may well have done so with this …

Gorilla Ammunition Releasing New Line Of Self Defense Ammunition

<i>Silverback Ammunition from Gorilla Ammunition is a new line of pistol ammunition and 300 Blackout ammunition featuring solid copper CNC machined</i> …

What’s selling—and why—with US gun owners?

Gun sales have never been hotter in the United States.<p>In the past eight years, the number of people who own firearms has nearly doubled — with 2015 …

Open Carry vs. Concealed Carry on Campus

Last year the Texas Legislature passed two laws regarding the carrying of guns that have been the topic of much discussion on campus and in the …

Clerk with concealed gun permit shoots 2 robbers at cellphone store

An employee at a Far South Side cellphone retailer shot two would-be robbers late Wednesday morning, at least the second time in a week a worker has shot two robbery suspects at a Chicago business, according to police and store officials.<p>Two men drew handguns as they entered a cellphone store, 2051 …

Texas' New Open-Carry Law Unpopular Among Some Gun Owners

Last year, there were emotional protests for and against a law that would allow Texans to walk around with pistols on their belts. It passed, and on Jan. 1, Texas became the 45th state in the union to allow the open carry of handguns.<p>But in an unforeseen backlash, the new law may actually hurt the …

4 Shocking & True 'It Happened To Me' Self-Defense Stories

<b>Restaurant Shootout</b><p>It was about 5 a.m. on October 10, 2015, when a young man entered a restaurant in North Charleston, South Carolina, and asked …