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Could Connecticut Gun Laws Spark Another Waco?
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"There’s been a lot of discussion among members of the Armed Intelligentsia lately about how Connecticut’s finest might proceed if they decide to confiscate unregistered guns from the state’s 100,000 or more newly-minted felons. The level of concern is evidenced by daily long comment threads, speculative posts by people who are not members of law enforcement, and even a couple of contributed opinions from the LEO community. The rational consensus seems to be that if the gun-grab order were given, cops would pinch a registration scofflaw at the grocery store, at work, on the road…anyplace other than his or her home ... Here I propose the alternative–that LEOs might not in fact be that rational if and when the time comes . . ." ...
 

What Florida’s Emergency Carry Permit Suspension Bill Reveals About Gun Control Advocates’ Mindset
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"Tampa’s tbo.com offers a post-mortem analysis of the Florida legislature’s initial failure to 'allow people without concealed weapon permits to carry guns during forced evacuations prompted by emergencies, such as hurricanes.' The piece provides insight into the NRA’s behind-the-scenes lobbying (a.k.a., arm-twisting) and Governor Rick Scott’s suspected role in torpedoing the bill. Second Amendment absolutists will shake their heads and assert that no one should have to have a permit to carry a gun at any time ever. Which raises an important question: why would you want to limit Americans’ carry rights during an emergency? Here’s the 'argument' that [allegedly] held the bill up . . ." ...
 

HuffPo Writer Highlights Defect in Georgia’s “Guns Everywhere” Law
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"'You know that gun control is no longer an issue, either pro or con, when both sides try to make you believe that something big has happened when nothing of any real importance happened at all,' huffingtonpost.com's 'Mike the Gun Guy' opines. 'I’m referring to the gun law just passed in Georgia which is awaiting Governor Nathan Deal’s expected signature, a law described by the New York Times as one of 'breathtaking sweep’ and by the NRA as a'‘historic victory for the 2nd Amendment.' Translation: the new law is neither the end of the world ... nor the liberation of Peach Tree gun owners ... And for once, Mike’s not wrong. In fact, he draws attention to a huge, deeply worrying loophole in GA’s concealed carry licensing procedure . . ." ...
 

NRA Board Member Tom King Laments Rhetoric At Pro-Gun Rallies
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... "... [T]his letter is as emblematic of everything that’s wrong with the NRA as I’ve ever seen. It’s the perfect example of how not to think about our rights."

"... He wants first to turn to the black robes, and failing that (as it certainly will fail and has already failed), he wants to turn to popular opinion."

"Like so many other NRA board members, he wants to be ... loved by the people. Don’t appear extreme and scary, says he. Never mind the warnings that should be issued to the collectivists should they continue with their pursuit of confiscation and onerous laws and harassment. Never mind that they could be declaring war as an unintended consequence of their lust for power. Don’t be scary to the people we want to persuade." ...
 

Daily Digest: I Don’t Do April Fool’s Jokes Edition
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Early last year, a British-born photographer named Charles Ommanney traveled around the U.S. photographing Americans with their guns, on an assignment for the German magazine Stern. Instead of photographing the subjects at a firing range or at an NRA meeting, he wanted to capture them in their homes. He was seeking a sense of 'normalcy' and trying avoid the 'predictable NRA-bashing' that is often common in such projects. He was surprised at how easy it was to get people to let him take their picture, saying if he tried to do that in England they’d look at him like he was a lunatic. But for the Americans it was in no way abnormal . . ." ...
 

Letter to the Editor Reveals Antis’ Weak Flank
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"'Suppose I’m legally carrying a concealed gun at a business when armed robbers show up,' Jan Miller postulates in her letter to latimes.com. 'Fearing for my life, I just want to get out of the store, but the front door is the only way out. Let’s assume I can’t tell who is whom by how they’re dressed.' OK, that’s the set-up. TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia is sure to have some tactical advice for Ms. Miller’s thought experiment. Find cover or concealment, draw your weapon and wait to see what develops. Never draw on a drawn gun – unless you have to. Bottom line: it’s better to have a gun in that situation than not in case the armed robbers decide to kill everyone. Ms. Miller doesn’t see it that way . . ." ...
 

TTAG to Test Cryogenic Rifle Barrels on Underground Tactical Build
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"Walking with Kirsten Joy Weiss is an abject lesson in what it’s like to not be invisible. So when a conventioneer approached us at the SHOT Show and said 'You’re Kirsten Joy Weiss aren’t you?' I wasn’t particularly surprised. But his specialty subject certainly piqued my interest: 'cryogenics.' My only knowledge of the field: Walt Disney’s cryogenically frozen head is stored in a freezer underneath The Pirates of the Caribbean ride. ... Prescott Paulin of 300 Below told us his company’s barrel-freezing process significantly and demonstrably improves rifle accuracy. We decided to put it to the test. Build two rifles, shoot them, freeze the barrels, test again. Watch this space. Press release after the jump . . ." ...
 

Hank Strange Gets Exclusive, In Depth Look Inside Kel Tec Factory (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Our friend Hank Strange was given the extremely rare opportunity to bring cameras onto the floor of the Kel Tec factory in Florida and give the world an inside look into one of the most talked about firearms companies in the industry. So grab your favorite adult beverage, turn HD on and settle in for a first ever look inside the world of Kel Tec." ...
 

Rio Grande Custom ‘From My Cold Dead Hands’ Special Edition Gun Grips
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Rio Grande Custom Grips, LLC ( www.riograndcustomgrips.com ) partners with Cold Dead Hands www.colddeadhands.us to create three sets of Second Amendment supporting firearm grips (stocks), of which these Pry My Fingers are a part."

"The particular set here (Pry my fingers…) reflects the popular saying from my cold dead hands made even more famous in the speech given by famed actor, strong Second Amendment supporter and NRA President Charlton Heston at the May 2000 NRA Convention membership dinner when he held a Revolutionary War replica musket over his head and forcefully stated '…from my cold dead hands!'" ...
 

PA: A private sector way of promoting safe gun ownership
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Since the Newtown and Aurora killings, Congress has again demonstrated its inability to respond constructively to mass shootings. Obviously, Ben Franklin’s claim that security and liberty are not mutually exclusive must be addressed through other means. I suggest that the free market might provide a viable solution to the Second Amendment conundrum facing us."

"Using the auto insurance model, gun purchasers would be required to secure a liability policy with minimum coverage thresholds from private insurance companies. ..." ...
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Submitter's Note: Here is my answer to this "gun insurance" silliness.
 

GA: Georgia's Guns-Everywhere Law: A Little Food for Thought
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Some of my favorite people live in Georgia. Old friends, family, two gorgeous pre-teen granddaughters, some greatly beloved others. As far as I know none of them are currently packing heat -- but it does look like everybody else in Georgia will be doing so if they choose ..."

"Is this the new reality for American weaponry?"

"Probably so. Those who hold the Second Amendment holy have a ferocity unmatched by all the peaceable kingdoms of the world combined. ... So taking on the Georgia guns-everywhere legislation has little appeal."

"Pieces of it, though, do invite consideration. The following is offered purely as food for thought." ...
 

TX: Homeowner kills intruder, two others arrested (video story)
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"A man is dead and two others are in jail after trying to break into a home on the Northeast Side early Sunday morning."

"It happened in the 6400 block of Mineral Bay near F.M. 78 at 2a.m."

"Police said three people forced their way into the home and began fighting with the homeowners. One of the suspects was shot and killed at the scene." ...
 

FL: Deputies: Archer homeowner shoots, kills woman intruder
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"Just after 2 a.m. Wednesday a man called the Gainesville police to report he had shot someone who kicked in his door. Deputies and rescue personnel arriving at the home on 133rd Lane in Archer found a woman shot in the torso."

"The Alachua County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Latreese Monroe was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, where she died." ...
 

CO: ‘Make My Day’ Law Likely After Homeowner Shoots Burglary Suspect (video available)
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"Police in Denver are investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon." ...

"According to police, a homeowner shot a juvenile burglary suspect, who suffered injuries that aren’t considered life-threatening."

"'The homeowner was at home at the time and he heard some glass breaking and went on down,' said Sgt. Patrick Theriot from the Denver Police Department."

"The homeowner told CBS4’s Stan Bush the 17-year-old burglary suspect broke in through a back window ... lunged at him, and he shot him in the shoulder." ...
 

ND: Home invasion in Mercer County results in 2 shot
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... "Authorities say Knudson broke into the rural Golden Valley home of Jeff and Connie Gegelman Sunday afternoon. Jeff Gegelman, 60, was shot in the chest and twice in the arm Sunday afternoon. He was treated at a Bismarck hospital and released ..."

"Gegelman said he was home alone when he saw three men drive into his driveway. He became suspicious and armed himself with a .22-caliber handgun, which he said he was holding when Knudson open his door."

"'He walks in, yells 'Anyone home? Anyone home?' And when he came in, I was waiting for him by the bathroom,' Gegelman told KXMB-TV. 'And I just said, 'You picked the wrong house to rob today,' and he started shooting.'" ...
 

PA: Glenville woman confronts alleged intruder with gun
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"A 31-year-old Glenville resident used a gun to greet a man who allegedly kicked in her front door ..."

"When forcefully he entered her home ... the woman pointed her gun at him and told him not to come any closer. He allegedly obeyed her order and left the residence ..."

"The woman was the only person home March 26 when Stewartstown-native Cory R. Gootee, 19, allegedly began breaking down her door ... Fearing she was about to be burglarized, the female resident retrieved her handgun and called 911. Moments later, police responded and found Gootee on the porch of a neighbors home ..."

"Gootee told police he had left his friends home next door to smoke a cigarette and had become disoriented on his way back. ..." ...
 

NY: Protesters Gather in Albany against the NY Safe Act (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"A massive rally protesting the Safe Act took place in Albany today. Thousands hit the steps of the Capitol to voice their opposition against the controversial gun control measure. Families traveled near and far for the rally including guest speaker businessman Donald Trump who is a big fan of the second amendment and feels the Safe Act prohibits his rights. " ...
 

CT: Grassroots support for gun violence prevention
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"Last April, following the senseless slaughter of 26 children and educators at Sandy Hook, our state delegation took a courageous action. They voted 'yes' in a bipartisan effort to strengthen Connecticut's gun laws with common-sense measures that make our communities safer. They faithfully represented the overwhelming majority of Connecticut voters who supported an expanded assault weapon ban, a ban on large-capacity magazines and permit requirements for ammunition purchases. They did this while respecting Second Amendment rights, as confirmed by a federal court decision upholding the constitutionality of the law."

"Nonetheless, gun rights absolutists are holding a rally at the Capitol on April 5 to protest the law. ..." ...
 

NY: Second Amendment supporters hit the road to protest Safe Act
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"Around 100 local Second Amendment supporters and New York Safe Act opponents are headed to Albany on Tuesday morning to rally against the law."

"The Second Amendment rally is expected to draw several speakers, including celebrity businessman Donald Trump." ...
 

FL: Liberty leaders convene in Orlando for 2014 Florida Liberty Summit
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"Liberty activists, leaders, and lovers will convene in Orlando this weekend for the Fifth Annual 2014 Florida Liberty Summit. This convention, sponsored jointly by the Florida Campaign for Liberty and the Hillsborough Campaign for Liberty, will take place on Friday through Sunday, April 4 through 6, at the Doubletree Resort in Orlando. ..."

"Summary of topics to be discussed at the summit"

"Topics scheduled to be covered at the Florida Liberty Summit include Federally-imposed Common Core Education Standards, preservation of the Second Amendment, red-light and speed cameras, overspending, Bitcoins, civil liberties, personal freedoms ... For a more general overview of the 2014 Florida Liberty Summit, please click here." ...
 

CT: Gun rights group to rally in Hartford
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"The Connecticut Citizens Defense League, a group supporting the Second Amendment, will be hosting a gun rights rally at the State Capitol in Hartford, Saturday, April 5, 12-3 p.m."

"Limited parking is available at the capitol, with public parking available throughout the area."

"'We intend to gather in a peaceful manner and we are as determined as ever to see this law overturned in federal court, or repealed by the state legislature one day,' said Scott Wilson, the president of the group. 'We can assure our elected officials that we do not accept this unjust law as a permanent fixture in our lives ...'" ...
 

SD: Merwin formally announces for re-election
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"Incumbent Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin has announced he will seek re-election."

"'The world, crime, the rally, state and federal dictates, technology and the sheriff’s office – all have dramatically changed since I swore in 1991 to serve and protect the people,' Merwin said. 'For me, being sheriff isn’t a job. It’s a way of life. I’m 'on duty' one-way or the other 24/7. I love my job. I am committed to providing citizens the appropriate law enforcement protection to create a safe environment for them and their families while being faithful to people’s constitutional freedoms, second amendment rights and the laws of South Dakota.'" ...
 

NY: Clarendon Republican to challenge Maziarz
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"A 24-year-old wife, mother and small business owner has declared her candidacy for the 62nd District state Senate seat and intends to challenge the incumbent, Sen. George Maziarz, for the Republican ballot line in this year’s election." ...

"Identifying herself as the state coordinator of New York Revolution, a NY-SAFE Act opposition group, in a September 2013 letter to the editor of The Journal-Register, DeGennaro-Arnold says her campaign platform consists of: protecting individual rights and freedoms including the Second Amendment; improving New York’s education system by means including ridding it of Common Core learning standards; reducing taxes; cutting costs of energy and fuel; and improving the business climate ..." ...
 

FL: Florida sheriffs 'clarify' their position on Second Amendment
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"In testimony Monday before a Senate committee in Tallahassee, Electra Bustle, lobbyist for the Florida Sheriff's Association, clarified earlier remarks she made on behalf of her client, stating that the sheriffs realize Floridians have both a right to keep and to bear arms."

"In previous testimony before the House committee, Bustle told the lawmakers that 'there is a difference between owning a firearm and carrying one concealed on your person. Owning a firearm is a right. Carrying concealed is a privilege, and it is a privilege that is earned by showing a higher degree of training and proficiency ...'"

"Bustle's previous comments set off a firestorm of controversy, especially amongst the state's 7 million gun owners." ...
 

KY: Comprehensive Pro-Gun Reform Legislation Goes to Governor
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Yesterday, the Kentucky House of Representatives voted to concur on House Bill 128, as amended by the state Senate, by a 92-6 vote. This important pro-gun reform legislation passed in the state Senate last Thursday by a 37-1 vote. ..."

"Sponsored by state Representative Robert Damron (D-39), HB 128, as initially introduced, would allow retired peace officers with a valid Concealed Deadly Weapons License (CDWL) ... to carry at all times in Kentucky, with an exception for detention facilities."

"Amendments added to HB 128 in the state Senate have incorporated the following pro-gun reform bills, resulting in a timely and comprehensive package that your NRA fully supports:" ...
 

GA: Gun bill changes permitted carry provisions
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"House Bill 60 related to the permitted carrying and possession of firearms passed both chambers of the Georgia General Assembly on Sine Die March 20."

"The 'Safe Carry Protection Act' packs in several potential changes to state law concerning where an individual can carry and be punished for carrying a particular firearm. Both local legislators, state Rep. Rusty Kidd (I-Milledgeville) and Sen. Burt Jones (R-Jackson), voted in favor of the bill in their respective bodies."

"Ga. Gov. Nathan Deal hasn’t signed the bill to date." ...
 

GU: Proposed legislation could make it easier for Guam residents to obtain firearm permits
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"More residents in Guam may soon be able to carry concealed firearms if a bill introduced into its legislature is passed."

"The bill, which has bipartisan support, was introduced into Parliament by Senator Tony Ada."

"Co-sponsor of the bill, Senator Aline Yamashita, has told Pacific Beat that at present 50 per cent of residents in the US territory who apply for a permit to carry a concealed firearm are unsuccessful." ...
 

MO: Missouri House endorses gun law nullification bill
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"The Missouri House endorsed legislation, HB 1439, Tuesday that attempts to nullify some federal gun-control laws after scaling back the measure to remove the threat of jail time for federal agents who enforce those laws."

"The Republican-led House voted 112-37 to remove the possibility for criminal prosecution of federal law enforcement officers who knowingly enforce gun policies the state deems to 'infringe on people's right to keep and bear arms.'" ...
 

NY Officials Agree To Not Enforce 7-Round Magazine Limit While Gun Case On Appeal
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"New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and State Police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico have agreed, in a stipulated order, to not enforce a section of the state's controversial SAFE (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement) Act while an appeal is underway in one of the legal challenges to that statute, amounting to a small but important victory for the Second Amendment Foundation in a challenge to the constitutionality of a provision in the law." ...
 

CO: Dudley Brown partially cleared in lawsuit over anti-civil unions mailer
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"Dudley Brown, the leader of Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, is breathing a sigh of relief after a judge threw out a portion of a lawsuit filed over attack mailers he helped coordinate that used a photo of a gay New Jersey couple kissing without their permission."

"U.S. District Court Judge Wiley Daniel ruled that the plaintiffs, the couple and their photographer, have 'a plausible copyright infringement claim' but that RMGO was within its First Amendment rights to use the photo because it didn’t identify the couple by name or likeness and because the use related to a matter of public concern." ...
 

After seven years, exactly one person gets off the gov’t no-fly list
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"A hearing in federal court Tuesday has apparently marked the conclusion of a drawn-out, costly, and, to use the judge’s own term, 'Kafkaesque' legal battle over the government no-fly list. Malaysian college professor Rahinah Ibrahim sued the government back in 2006, after Dr. Ibrahim’s name mistakenly ended up on a federal government no-fly list."

"... The ruling in Ibrahim v. DHS calls into question the government's administration of its controversial no-fly list as well as other terrorist watch lists, but it leaves no clear roadmap for other people wrongly placed on such lists." ...
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H/t to TTAG: Why Americans on the DHS’ “No-Fly” List Should be Able to Buy Guns
 

UPDATE: ATF Issues Letter About Multiple Uploads, Silencer Shop Already In Compliance
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"As we reported, the ATF seems to be singling out the activities of Austin’s Silencer Shop as one of the culprits for their e-Forms website being… well… terrible. We posted the email earlier this afternoon where they outline a new reboot schedule that takes the system offline for nearly half the day, and now we have confirmation of an additional attachment that was apparently sent only to SOT/FFL holders and not to Form 1 registered users (like me). The gist of the letter is that the batch uploads were breaking the system, and after reviewing the letter Silencer Shop says their methods are now in compliance and they can keep rolling with the batch uploads." ...
 

MD: Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to perjury
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"Baltimore City police detective Adam A. Lewellen pleaded guilty Thursday to perjury in an affidavit and misconduct in office for obstructing and hindering an investigation."

"The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office said the charges stem from two incidents in 2012." ...
 

NJ: 3 Edison cops charged with planning to punish North Brunswick cop for arresting an associate
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"Three Edison police officers, including one who is already facing charges he firebombed his supervisor’s home, have been charged with planning to retaliate against a North Brunswick police officer who arrested another man for drunken driving ..."

"Carey said Michael Dotro, 36, of Manalapan, and Victor Aravena, 42, and William Gesell, 45, both of Edison, were charged with fourth-degree conspiring to retaliate against the officer ..."

"He said Gesell also was charged with third-degree unlawfully accessing a police computer data base ..."

A fourth-degree offense carries a sentence of up to 18 months in prison, and a third-degree crime conviction can result in up to five years in prison. Both carry a presumption of probation." ...
 

NY: City Settles in Brooklyn Police Beating Caught on Tape (video story)
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"The city has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Brooklyn man whose beating by police officers was captured on surveillance video."

"The payment, plus legal fees, ends the lawsuit brought by 22-year-old Ehud Halevy." ...
 

WV: West Virginia Sheriff Defies Law, Won't Release Gun Permit Names
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"Two local newspapers in Ohio County, W. Va., The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, filed a request with the sheriff’s office on March 4 for a list of concealed carry weapon (CCW) permit holders in the county."

"The list of gun permit holders is considered public information under West Virginia's Freedom of Information Act, but Sheriff Patrick Butler proudly posted his denial letter to the newspapers on Facebook." ...
 

MA: 2nd Amendment is safe in quest to update gun laws
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"In his March 25 letter, Richard Cody correctly states violence has become a way of life, but his conclusion that no one really cares about children shooting children is wrong."

"Despite what he calls Massachusetts' draconian gun laws, most illegal guns used in Boston crime are related to drug trafficking and come from states as close as Maine and New Hampshire and as far away as Georgia and Florida. The Massachusetts Legislature has a bill before it designed to increase the background checks system for secondary private firearm sales and adopt the federal ban on convicted felons receiving firearm identification cards — hardly a threat to any legally licensed gun owner." ...
 

FL: Right to bear arms meaning missed
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"When someone misinterprets the Second Amendment, it's usually the first part they get wrong." ...

"It's usually not the second part of the amendment, the "keep and bear" part, that gets misconstrued."

"That, however, is exactly the part that the Florida Sheriff's Association seems to have trouble understanding." ...

"The chaos that ensued after Hurricane Katrina was part of the legislative intent behind HB-209, Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen's bill that would allow Floridians to carry firearms during a mandatory evacuation -- with or without a concealed carry license."

"It protects folks from being charged with a crime or having their firearms confiscated if they are ordered to leave their homes." ...
 

PA: Our take: Defensive gun use incidents not kept secret
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"Here's another in a series of occasional editorials pointing out that 'the media' (or at least this media) do, in fact, report on 'defensive gun uses.'"

"Many Second Amendment enthusiasts and letter-to-the-editor writers believe that news organizations refuse to publish stories about people who use their firearms to protect themselves. Some researchers estimate there are more than 2 million defensive gun uses annually in United States, the vast majority of which go unreported."

"Other scholars say such uses are far more infrequent. ..."

"But the bottom line is that when such incidents are reported to police, and police share such information with reporters, it's very likely to be printed in newspapers and online." ...
 

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