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Candidate Calling for More Gun Laws Proves Gun Laws Don’t Stop Crime

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  Karen Mallard, a school teacher and Democrat running for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, wants new gun laws.  She proved her conviction by breaking the law and posting the act on her Facebook page.  Original post is embedded below. Yes, Ms. Mallard created an unregistered Short Barreled Rifle, and she claims in interviews following the act that she knew she …

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Shannon Watts Wants Rimfire Bolt Guns Restricted

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You can buy this at @SportsmansWH if you’re 18. Tell them #NoGunUntil21 pic.twitter.com/85o34rbbD5 — Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) March 2, 2018 This is an actual tweet from Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, a Bloomberg-funded gun control organization.  Yes, she is upset that you can buy a bolt action 22LR at 18 years old. The firearm pictured is the Ruger …

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Dem Leadership Wary of Gun Votes

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According to The Hill, Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer is pressing his colleges to avoid gun control legislation and debate under the Republican controlled Congress.  Citing next year’s midterm elections, Schumer wants Democrats to stick to the budget and healthcare, two issues strong with their base that tend not to alienate independents. Gun control groups are badgering Congressional Democrats nonetheless, …

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“Trump Slump”: American Outdoor Brands Sees 48.5% Drop in Firearms Revenue

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American Outdoor Brands, owner of Smith & Wesson, just reported a nearly $100 million fall in firearms revenue for second quarter FY2017 compared to the same quarter last year.  Shipments of long guns were down 57% and shipments of handguns were down 35%, resulting in a 40% drop in overall revenue year-to-year. Chief Executive James Debney told shareholders that the …

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News Corp. Still Gets Gun Facts Wrong

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In 2014, Marketwatch.com, a subsidiary of News Corp., published an error-filled slideshow titled “10 Things the Gun Industry Won’t Tell You.”  Two days ago, they republished it with supposed updates.  Well, these updates don’t seem to have gotten the facts any better this time around.  With a list like this, reporter Catey Hill resorts to half-truths and cherry picking to …