Monthly Archives: April 2011

Preserving our Second Amendment right

Nebraskans have long held rights granted by the Constitution close to our hearts — especially the Second Amendment right to bear arms. In total, an estimated 90 million Americans own more than 200 million guns. Continue reading

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New gun law excludes ND state hospital workers – BusinessWeek

New gun law excludes ND state hospital workers BusinessWeek Employees at North Dakota's state mental hospital in Jamestown won't be allowed to keep guns in their vehicles while they're at work. Last month, lawmakers passed a bill that says workers can keep firearms locked in their vehicles on company property … Continue reading

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Vandall on Guns, Children and Congress – Law Professor Blogs Network (blog)

Vandall on Guns, Children and Congress Law Professor Blogs Network (blog) Rejecting the Second Amendment to the Constitution, Professor Vandall argues for greatly expanded gun control, including universal registration, armories for automatic weapons and restricting guns to the home. In order to encourage corporate insight, … and more?? Continue reading

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Arizona bill on guns in government buildings vetoed

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill to allow people to carry guns into most government buildings that have no armed guards or metal detectors in place. Continue reading

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Gun-rights bill vetoed by Brewer

At the start of this year’s legislative session, some Arizona lawmakers and gun-rights organizations were sure this would be a banner year for gun rights. Continue reading

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Gun-rights bill vetoed by Brewer – Arizona Republic

Politico Gun-rights bill vetoed by Brewer Arizona Republic They had one of the most conservative legislatures in the state's history, a governor with a solid pro- Second Amendment record and a handful of bills that would put guns on college campuses and inside public buildings. But, despite a strong bloc of … Ariz. governor vetoes bill to let people carry guns into most government buildings The Republic all 682 news articles?? Continue reading

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In the Spotlight: For public’s safety, Illinois needs to maintain reasonable … – Peoria Journal Star

In the Spotlight: For public's safety, Illinois needs to maintain reasonable … Peoria Journal Star Self-defense is an obvious right, both at the personal and national level, but I cannot believe the Founders meant the Second Amendment to encourage any citizen to take the law into his own hands. Why did a number of lawmen in the Old West demand that … and more?? Continue reading

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Advocates targeting gun rights expansion

The next battle over gun rights likely will involve loosening restrictions on carrying weapons including on college campuses a legal expert at the National Rifle Association ‘s annual convention said on Friday. Continue reading

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Advocates targeting gun rights expansion – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Advocates targeting gun rights expansion Pittsburgh Tribune-Review NRA convention-goers interviewed generally supported loosening gun laws , although some split on how far that should go. Cecil Gary, 81, of Sedona, Ariz., said more guns would mean less violence. “In all of these places where eight and 10 people were … and more?? Continue reading

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Gun rights: Stronger & safer

Wayne LaPierre is the executive vice president and chief executive officer of the National Rifle Association of America, a 4-million-member organization with a staff of more than 550 employees and an annual budget of more than $120 million. Continue reading

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