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NSA collection of billions of phone records sparks uproar
Submitted by: News Director

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"The Bush administration is under fire following reports the government has a secret database of phone calls from millions of everyday Americans. The National Security Agency began collecting the information following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11."

"Three major telephone companies helped the government collect the information. ...That printout of your phone calls that many Chicago area consumers get each month is the same one that also goes to the government in a database that has charted hundreds of millions of calls."

"Although the administration isn't even acknowledging existence of the spy agency program, there is no doubt that it has been underway for several years. ..."
 

McCain reaches out to Christian conservatives
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"Six years after he verbally attacked two prominent leaders of the religious right, charging that they'd helped to kill his presidential campaign, Sen. John McCain is making up with one of them and hoping that Christian conservatives will help him win the 2008 Republican presidential nomination." ...

"He said they agreed on what he called the two most pressing issues to social conservatives: opposing abortion and gay marriage. He said they disagreed over how to combat gay marriage... "

"He also said they disagreed on issues such as gun control and global warming, but added: 'Those are not deal breakers. Faith and family are. And we're together on them.'"
 

Self-defense classes have won eager acceptance from women
Submitted by: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
Website: http://www.nysrpa.org

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"A biker chick beat up Elizabeth Kennedy about 20 years ago. Nobody’s messed with her since."

"I said, 'If a girl can do this to me, I will never let it happen again,' and that’s when I started training,' recalled Kennedy."

"Now she’s on the board of directors of the Long Island, N.Y.— based American Women’s Self-Defense Association. The group offers instructor certification in rape prevention and aims to get self-defense training included in middle school gym classes for girls."
 

Howard Nemerov: Gun Control: Do Brady Policies Support Criminal Behavior?
Submitted by: News Director

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"A recent article covering Michigan’s proposed Castle Doctrine law prompted this response from the Brady Campaign:"

"'This law is a terrible signal to send to people, that if you had second thoughts before, rest assured the government is on your side, so go ahead and kill somebody,' said Peter Ham [sic] of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence in Washington, D.C. 'It makes my stomach turn.'"

"What is most curious is the common thread throughout Brady literature and media statements: their organization focuses on killing, not the dynamics of situations which may require the use of deadly force."
 

Jonah Goldberg: Of course guns rile men up
Submitted by: News Director

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"THE NEW YORK Times, always keeping a weather eye for new evidence that guns are dangerous, reported this week that men who handle guns get more stirred up than men who handle children's board games." ...

"One could spend all day raising serious questions about the merits of this study. First of all, have you ever tried to put "Mouse Trap" together? It's really hard, emasculating even, perhaps to the point of causing testosterone to plummet to tea-party-with-your-toddler levels. And why a game at all? Why not a motor or something equally benign but a bit more, you know, manly? And maybe adding extra hot sauce has less to do with aggression than it does with testosterone's effects on a desire for spicy food? ..."
 

Arm your home, not yourself
Submitted by: News Director

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"Regardless of the ongoing debate, local crime prevention officers say it's better to arm your home than yourself."

"Senior Dep. Larry Logan of the Ventura County Sheriff 's Department said that gun ownership requires a great deal of responsibility-both in handling and storing the weapon. Oftentimes, Logan said, homeowners grab a gun in the middle of the night after a strange noise in the house awakens them. It's in those 'halfasleep' moments that many accidents occur."
 

Court Documents: One of Eight Guns Sold By San Leandro Gun Dealer Were Later Recovered In Crimes
Submitted by: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
Website: http://www.nysrpa.org

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"Anthony Cucchiara, the owner of Trader Sports, has sued DOJ for revoking his license. DOJ's revelations were made in papers filed during appeal of the lawsuit last Thursday. ATF is prohibited by gun lobby-supported restrictions in Federal appropriations legislation from releasing the same information in response to requests by the public or journalists."

"In its papers, DOJ highlighted the importance of crime gun trace data in linking gun dealers to illegal guns. 'The public interest weighs heavily in favor of keeping firearms out of the hands of those persons who would do harm with them, and again Trader Sports knows of its impact on public safety because it receives the trace requests, which again highlights why Trader Sports and all other dealers should 'sweat the details' in keeping records of firearm acquisition and disposition,' Justice attorneys wrote."
 

Brady Center Report Exposes Gun Lobby/Bush Administration Effort to Hide Truth About Industry Links to Gun Crime
Submitted by: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
Website: http://www.nysrpa.org

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"The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence today released a report documenting a concerted effort by the gun lobby, its allies in Congress, and the Bush Administration to suppress crime gun trace data exposing the complicity of gun dealers in supplying the illegal gun market in order to aid gunmakers in civil court cases and shield the industry from negative public attention."

"The Brady Center's report reveals for the first time that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), during the Bush Administration, deliberately withheld from the public information in a key internal document on the gun dealers who supply the most guns to crime -- a document that ATF shared in full with the gun industry."
 

WI: Wyoming Sues Feds Over Gun Restriction
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"Wyoming is suing the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, saying the agency is relying on a technicality to refuse the right to bear arms to state residents who have misdemeanor convictions for domestic violence."

"Federal law prohibits anyone convicted of "a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" from possessing a firearm. In 1986, Congress amended the law to allow states to set rules for restoring gun rights to people who have been pardoned or whose convictions have been expunged, or set aside."
 

GA: Store Owner Shoots Armed Robber
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An Atlanta store owner who was approached by an armed man Sunday afternoon fired on the suspect during a gunbattle in the parking lot of his business, police officials told 11Alive News.

The 25-year-old suspect suffered some gunshot wounds and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition. His name has not been released.

Authorities said the suspect jumped out of his car about 4 p.m. and ran up on the owner of the Goody's Fashions store on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway, just inside I-285 in Northwest Atlanta. The two got into some kind of gunbattle in the parking lot but only the suspect ended up wounded.

No charges have been filed against the business owner.
 

FL: Police to hold gun exchange program
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"Police officers are looking to buy guns this Mother's Day weekend."

"Starting Friday, people who want to get rid of their firearms, drugs or other contraband can take them to two locations in Bradenton and surrender them to police, no questions asked."

"In fact, officers will be handing out $50 and $25 gift certificates for Bealls or Albertsons in exchange for semi-automatic firearms, rifles and handguns, according to a Bradenton Police news release."
 

ME: Protection from abuse measure derailed by gun amendment
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"Members of the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence are upset and angry."

"A bill aimed at warning Mainers shielded by a protection from abuse order when the abuser tries to buy a gun was defeated in the Legislature by parliamentary maneuvering that was engineered, they charge, by the National Rifle Association."
 

WI: Wauwatosa Store Owner Won't Be Charged For Shooting Teenager
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The owner of a Wauwatosa fish store will not be charged with shooting one of the teenagers accused of trying to rob his store.

Prosecutors said Victor Boyd and Derrek Friday tried to hold up Aqua-Terra Aquariums at 64th Street and North Avenue on Tuesday.

Prosecutors charged the teenagers with armed robbery, but ruled the store's owner acted in self-defense when he opened fire on Friday.

Friday remains in the hospital.
 

Australia: Security firms 'breaching gun rules'
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"SECURITY companies in NSW will face annual firearm storage audits after it was found only 74 per cent were complying with gun storage laws."

"NSW Police Minister Carl Scully today said an audit last year found 205 security companies in the state had 1779 firearms."

"He said 52 breaches of storage standards had been discovered, including non-fitting of trigger and barrel locks and more than one gun being stored in residential premises."
 

FL: Neighbors Call Robbery Shooting Justified
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"Neighbors living near McGirts Creek say they were surprised by the recent gunfire, but also say they understand why it happened."

"Police say 18-year-old Jabray Davias Jones is the alleged shooter in the foiled robbery that put a 10-year-old Drevon Ricks in the hospital."
 

TN: Fifth-grader brings gun to Nashville school
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"An eleven-year-old fifth-grader was arrested in Nashville on charges of bringing a .380-caliber semiautomatic pistol to school."

"Police said the unloaded gun belonged to his mother. He showed it to another student on the school bus yesterday en route to Mount View Elementary School. The other student told one of his parents, who then contacted the principal."

"The pistol was recovered from the student's backpack."
 

India: Gun licences: Farmers unimpressed
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"EVEN THE lure of firearm licence has failed to attract farmers to sell their wheat to government agencies, which have so far procured only 29,000 metric tonnes of wheat against the target of 27 lakh metric tonnes."

"It may be recalled that various district administrations are trying to woo farmers to sell their produce to the government agencies. Sitapur, Bareily and Meerut district magistrates have given an open offer to farmers to issue licence of revolver/pistol and guns on priority if they sell 100 and 200 metric tonnes of wheat to the government agencies. However, the move has so far failed to serve any purpose as farmers are now wiser and ready to hoard their produce, waiting for prices to go up in the open market. ..."
 

PA: City and state leaders trade blame for rise in gun violence
Submitted by: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
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"Guns don't kill people. Harrisburg kills people - by failing to do enough to get guns off the streets."

"So say top officials of the Street administration, who have responded to a spike in shootings - including Monday night's death of a police officer - by calling on the state to change its gun-control laws."

"But legislators on both sides of the issue say that the mayor and his lobbyists have spent little time reaching out to them about the 20 gun-related bills now facing lawmakers in the state capitol."
 

A new Firearms website
Submitted by: mudguns.com
Website: http://www.mudguns.com

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This is a new site I started after working for a distributor for a long time. The whole idea is to create a network of dealers who have a constant link of communication to keep them informed what is going on in what area of the firearms industry. It also allows a valid dealer to operate through a website even if they do not have one. My sole intention is for people to share their knowledge with everyone, so stand up and be a leader the industry needs your input.
 

MA: BB-gun sting shows ease of underage sales
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Attorney General Tom Reilly along with Marlboro and Lowell police officials discussed the results of a BB-gun sting today.

It involved the illegal sale of air rifles and BB-guns to minors.

The state was able to use an underage teen to buy the weapons on the Internet. Sellers never asked the teen for a proper identification.

Reilly says that because the BB-guns look so much like the real thing it is a major concern. He added that if BB-gun providers don't stop selling the weapons to under aged teens online, he will sue them.
 

MI: Boy caught with toy gun
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A 12-year-old boy, already suspended from Madison Middle School, returned to the school with a toy gun Tuesday. Just before 2 p.m. the boy was in the school at 1050 Iroquois Ave. SE and some students saw him with the toy gun, said Larry Johnson, head of security for Grand Rapids Public Schools. "He was stopped outside the school by security and an administrator and arrested for trespassing. During that process, the look-alike was found," Johnson said. He did not know the reason for the earlier suspension. He said the principal would give him an additional suspension.

 

NY: Gun-rights forces seethe over New York firearms lawsuit
Submitted by: RPA-PAC
Website: HTTP://WWW.RPA-PAC.ORG

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"Like some sort of mythical creature, New York City's lawsuit against the gun industry has seemed bulletproof in recent months."

"The case took a direct hit in October, when President Bush signed a law offering firearms manufacturers immunity to many types of liability lawsuits."

"It looked dead again in November, when Congress slipped a measure into an appropriations bill barring weapons tracing information from being used as evidence in civil courts. The city had intended to use the data to bolster its claim that gun makers have created a public nuisance."

"Yet, each seemingly fatal shot has been deflected by the man overseeing the case, U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein."
 

MS: Gun nonsense in Mississippi
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"Melton has accompanied police officers as they conduct warrantless searches of homes, cars, and individuals. The mayor has even placed private citizens in 'protective custody' without alerting the local district attorney. They may call it 'protective custody' in Jackson, but it looks more like kidnapping from where I’m sitting."

"Melton’s attire while going on these police raids may also violate the law. The mayor carries a holstered pistol, which the state attorney general’s office classifies as carrying a concealed firearm. There’s one problem: Until last week, Melton didn’t have a concealed carry license, meaning Melton could have been carrying one of those “illegal guns” he’s vowed to go after."
 

PA: Rendell calls for gun law changes
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"Governor Rendell is again calling for changes to Pennsylvania gun laws following the first fatal shooting of an on-duty Philadelphia police officer in a decade."

"The governor tells public radio that gun regulation is a touchy subject beyond Philadelphia and its suburbs."

"This is a state with a lot of gun ownership. But I do think the legislators mistake that for thinking that for believing that gun owners don’t want reasonable gun laws that would affect criminals..." [emphasis added]
 

MA: Walk against gun violence Sunday (Letter)
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"Now we are in the midst of a second epidemic of violence. The Institute counsels the families of victims, and even convicted shooters in prison. To walk into the office in Fields Corner is to see the sorrow in the faces of bewildered children and parents who have lost yet another young person in the streets. The Institute has the support of the mayor of Boston, who always comes to the walk, the police commissioner, and many churches and community groups. It gets little money from outside sources, and this walk is its major fundraiser of the year."

"Come support the families who must live in the line of fire every day. Let them know that gun violence is everyone’s problem. ..."
 

NY: NRA speaker to address SUNY
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"A speaker from the National Rifle Association will present a lecture on Second Amendment rights at SUNY-New Paltz Lecture Center 104 at 7 tonight."

"Charles Poles from the NRA will answer questions from the audience. His presentation is being sponsored by New Paltz College Republicans."

"Group chairman Mike Peters was among several student leaders who said they favored formation of student militia which, they argued, should be allowed to carry shotguns on campus under the protection of the Second Amendment. Campus officials have denounced the students' pronouncements."
 

PA: Student Charged With Bringing Gun To School
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"Police say that a girl took a gun to a middle school."

"Now, the Steel Valley Middle School student is facing charges from police but she is still in school."

"KDKA’s John Shumway says there is no indication that the 12-year-old ever had any inclination to use this gun."

"However, the police say this still is a very serious situation."
 

"Gun ownership in America is at an all-time high..."
Submitted by: GunShowOnTheNet.com
Website: http://GunShowOnTheNet.com/

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"The article points out that 'The National Rifle Association reports that 50 percent of homes now have guns and that gun ownership in America is at an all-time high.' And then of course there is the all too familiar cry 'With those numbers come some startling statistics.' And then they cite one of the most flawed 'Gun Control' reports ever perpetrated, the New England Journal of Medicine '1993; 329: 1084-1091. Kellermann, AL, Rivara FP, Somes G, et al. 'Suicide in the home in relationship to gun ownership.'"
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"The NEJM article was debunked by Dr. Edgar Suter and others years ago. Yet it keeps surfacing over and over as a source of 'proof' that guns, in the hands of individual peaceful citizens, are bad."
 

Canada: Leaked gun registry audit infuriates Fraser; Opposition MPs accuse Tories
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"The federal auditor general is "very upset" by the leak of an upcoming audit report dealing with the federal gun registry - and Sheila Fraser says she has strong suspicions about who gave it to the media."

"Fraser is to table a report in Parliament next Tuesday that will look at management of the federal gun registry program, among other subjects. On Thursday, news reports with leaked audit details suggested the previous Liberal government hid the gun program's cost overruns from Parliament."

"Fraser, speaking to the Commons public accounts committee, said she believes she knows where the leak originated, but can't prove it."
 

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