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Iowa Senate offers example for other states regarding firearms

A majority of Iowa state senators — all Republicans — have signed onto a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the state constitution that...

Armed Citizen Takes Down Sniper Who Shot AZ Officer

At about 4:00 a.m. Thursday morning, Arizona State Police received a call of shots fired. When a trooper was dispatched, he found the scene...

Outrage: Washington killer blames guns for his triple slaying

Evergreen State gun owners are outraged that a 20-year-old who pleaded guilty to a triple slaying last summer in an upscale community north of...

How Esteban Santiago Flew His Gun Across the Country… Legally

  After Esteban Santiago murdered five people in the Fort Lauderdale airport last week, the obvious question to emerge is how Santiago managed to get...

Anti-gun Washington AG launches effort to ban semi-autos

Anti-gun Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, a Democrat just re-elected in November, wasted no time in launching his push to ban so-called “assault...

Fox News’ Carlson makes anti-gunner look foolish

One of the nation’s most vocal gun control advocates had a hard time defending his policies during the opening segment of Tuesday evening’s Fox News...

With 2016 fading fast, the election just won’t go away

Friday’s National Review carries a scathing analysis about the outcome of the November presidential election and why 2016 will go down as the year...

Nevada gun law hits own roadblock; Washington’s needs more funds

A brand new expanded background check law passed by Nevada voters in November has hit a major roadblock and may be unenforceable, while a...

Chicago’s year winding down in ‘death spiral’ toward 800 murders

Depending upon which source of information one accepts, there have been as many as 787 homicides so far this year in Chicago, and there...

Anti-gun task force of ‘corporate litigators’ to tackle ‘gun violence’

Described by the perennially anti-rights New York Times editorial board as “a promising new force in the fight for gun control,” the newly-formed Firearms...

Proposed ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban Covers Semi-Auto Rifles, Handguns

Legislation that would ban so-called “assault weapons” in Washington State defines such firearms to include semiautomatic rifles and a semi-auto pistol that has “a...

Did Washington state gun control law fail?

Thursday’s shooting of a veteran Mount Vernon police officer might provide one more example of a gun control failure, because the man now being...

The Five Actions Trump Can Take to Save the 2nd Amendment

Donald trump ran on a platform of saving the 2nd Amendment from Hillary and the liberals. These are common sense measureshe should work on...

Concealed carry proposals hitting the fan in both Washingtons

Proposals regarding concealed carry of sidearms by private citizens, either across state lines or into such facilities as Seattle’s Safeco Field and Century Link...

California anti-gunners lose one, settle one

California anti-gunners have taken a couple on the chin in recent days, first with an appeals court reverse and remand on a challenge to...

Another police casualty in a particularly violent year

Police in Tacoma, Washington are mourning one of their own today, a veteran who was murdered late Wednesday afternoon while responding to a domestic...

Dem. Congressman Schiff says OSU ‘bears hallmarks of terror attack’

Federal and state authorities in Ohio are continuing to investigate the Monday attack at Ohio State University and there are hints that law enforcement...

Tim Kaine blames gun violence for knife attack at Ohio State...

On Monday, Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's vice-presidential running mate, stepped on himself when he blamed the Ohio State University attack on gun violence.  According...

Fifty-three years after Dallas, could JFK be nominated, elected today?

It has been 53 years since that sunny day in Dallas when an assassin’s bullet brought Camelot to an end, and John F. Kennedy...

If Only the New York Times Would Practice What it Promises…about...

When New York Times publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. wrote a letter to the newspaper’s subscribers that suggested the newspaper needed to do better,...

Trump, GOP victories prompts NRA’s LaPierre: ‘Our Time is Now’

Last week’s stunning victory for Donald Trump was also a win for Republicans nationwide, prompting the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre to declare “Our...

More evidence of Washington State gun control failures

Thursday’s Seattle Times has unintentionally provided stark evidence that a gun control measure it supported in 2014 has been a failure, as the newspaper...

Trump Win Stings Liberals; Seattle Newspaper Pushes More Gun Control

While the nation’s liberals are suffering from a stinging defeat – losing Capitol Hill and the White House – they are hardly throwing in...

Seattle still mum on ‘gun violence tax’ revenue

While the City of Seattle remains mum about the revenue it has, or has not, realized from a year-old “gun violence tax” on firearms...

Will Malheur verdict embolden protesters, damage other cases?

Thursday’s acquittal of seven protesters who occupied Eastern Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year stunned observers, attorneys and reporters, and now raises...

This says it all: Gun control coalition endorses Clinton

The choice for president on Nov. 8 could not have been made any clearer than it was on Tuesday when a coalition of gun...

Checking the facts: Clinton wrong on guns in third debate

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton is getting only some cover from fact checkers at the Washington Post and CNN in the wake of Wednesday’s third...

Washington ‘background check’ case casts doubt on law’s effectiveness

The first criminal charge under a two-year-old Washington State “universal background check” law has sparked a debate over whether the voter-approved requirement actually is...

Debate will include questions about Supreme Court nominations

Wednesday’s final presidential debate will focus on six topics including one that has had Second Amendment advocates on edge for months: The U.S. Supreme...

Coming soon: New push for ‘safe storage’ gun control

Recent stories on CBS News and in the Seattle Times are strong indicators that a new push for so-called “safe storage” requirements on firearms...

Maine battle over background checks splits police chiefs, sheriffs

The battle over background checks in Maine is heating up as it now appears county sheriffs are lining up against municipal police chiefs, with...

Chicago elites use hired guns for security; What about the rest...

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that residents in one of the Windy City’s “wealthiest neighborhoods” have hired private security guards to patrol their section...

Gun group says Oregon judge should quit over anti-gun remarks

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms on Friday called on an Oregon circuit judge to step down over remarks...

‘Big News’: Washington state mall gunman apparently voted illegally

Incredible as it appears, public attention is shifting away from the fact that gun control laws evidently did not stop the alleged killer at...

FBI Crime Report: Violent Crime, Homicides Up in 2015

Murders were up sharply in 2015, jumping to 13,455 reported slayings, according to the 2015 FBI Uniform Crime Report, which was released Monday. Homicides involving...

What two experts said about mall shooting in Burlington

In the wake of the Cascade Mall shooting in Burlington, Washington Friday evening, two self-defense experts attending a gun rights conference at the far...