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SWATting ‘Prank’ Illustrates Lethal Consequences of Automatically Believing Accusations

Right now there are more questions than answers over last week’s deadly officer-involved shooting that appears to have been precipitated by a fake SWATting call to police. According to news

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Gun-Grabbers Off-Target on Threat of ISIS Call to Arms against Non-Muslim Americans

“The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) on Wednesday published a propaganda video that showed a one-legged fighter, purportedly American, ordering Muslims living in the United States to use the country’s

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‘Designated Gun-Grabber’ Shows Insidiousness of Hollywood Propaganda

That ABC’s “Designated Survivor” is a showcase for advancing “progressive” government objectives to include citizen disarmament is not news. I posted a link on my The War on Guns blog

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Proposed Washington Law Shows Gun-Grabbers Intend to Have It Both Ways

“November’s special election will give Democrats control of both the state House and Senate for the first time since 2012 during the next legislative session,” Seattle’s My Northwest reported Tuesday. “November’s

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Chris Matthews’ Sex Harassment Payout Means He Should Face Some Hardball Questions of His Own

“After weekend reports that NBC paid money to a female staffer in 1999 who accused MSNBC’s Chris Matthews of sexual harassment, the network kept mum for a second day about

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Cook County Commissioner Calls for UN Troops to Stop Chicago Violence

“Cook Commissioner Richard Boykin … flew to New York on Thursday to discuss what he described as a ‘quiet genocide’ in Chicago’s black community with the U.N.’s assistant secretary-general for

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Veterans Sought for Marine’s Funeral

“Glenn M. Shelton, 68, formerly of Louisville, passed away November 26, 2017,” a Sunday obituary notice  announced. “He served in the United States Marines in Vietnam, earning a purple heart.” I

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Hastings Settlement Latest Revelation in Career Defined by Corruption

“The Treasury Department paid $220,000 in a previously undisclosed agreement to settle a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment that involved Florida Democrat Alcee L. Hastings,” Roll Call reported Friday. “Winsome Packer,

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With Reciprocity/FixNICS Bill, NRA Makes Concession on ‘Background Checks’ It Can’t Walk Back

I spent a good part of yesterday afternoon watching House proceedings on C-SPAN for the national concealed carry reciprocity/”Fix NICS” combination bill. It passed 231 to 198 and now goes

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Retired Standing Army Brass Urge Congress to Neuter Militia with Infringements

“Sixteen of the nation’s top retired military commanders are urging Congress to pass gun control legislation, arguing that there are many steps that can be taken to curb gun deaths

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There’s No Excuse for Paper to Host Demonstrable Falsehood on ‘Automatic Rifles’

“I own guns, but I also have a conscience,” guest columnist Dave Waldrop asserts in The Asheville Citizen-Times. “Does the NRA?” What kind of obnoxious question is that? Especially since

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Supreme Court Again Ducks Second Amendment by Refusing to Hear Gun Cases

“The Supreme Court turned away an appeal from Maryland gun owners who challenged the state’s ban on assault weapons, which were used in recent mass shootings in a south Texas