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Gun rights supporters file federal lawsuit challenging Boulder’s new ‘assault weapons’ ban – The Denver Channel

The Denver Channel Gun rights supporters file federal lawsuit challenging Boulder's new 'assault weapons' ban The Denver Channel DENVER – The city of Boulder faces a federal lawsuit over claims that its “assault weapon” ban, which was passed Tuesday night, violates the U.S. and state constitutions. The lawsuit had been expected, as Mountain States Legal Foundation stated Tuesday … Colorado city unanimously votes to ban assault-style rifles BBC News all 24 news articles » Continue reading

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Gainesville Among 10 Cities Joining A Legal Challenge Of Gun-Law Penalties – WUFT

WUFT Gainesville Among 10 Cities Joining A Legal Challenge Of Gun-Law Penalties WUFT An additional 10 municipalities have joined a challenge to the constitutionality of a state law that imposes strict penalties on local governments and officials who violate a restriction on regulating guns and ammunition. The lawsuit was filed last … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Messy Language of the Second Amendment – JSTOR Daily

JSTOR Daily Revisiting the Messy Language of the Second Amendment JSTOR Daily Thanks to the legal interpretive dance that passes for a linguistic analysis of ye olde tyme language of the second amendment , so often truncated as the right to “bear arms,” many Americans have come to believe that there is a constitutionally … Is It Time to Repeal the Second Amendment ? Observer Second Amendment an unalienable right Kankakee Daily Journal Guest View: Repeal Second Amendment ? No, clarify it instead The Hartsville Vidette New Jersey Herald  – The Keene Sentinel all 20 news articles » Continue reading

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New Gun Law Is ‘Warning Sign’ of More Bans, Lawyer Runkle Says – TheGunBlog.ca (blog)

TheGunBlog.ca (blog) New Gun Law Is 'Warning Sign' of More Bans, Lawyer Runkle Says TheGunBlog.ca (blog) The planned law is the Liberals' first proposal to limit gun rights since they passed the Firearms Act in 1995. The bill alters the legal classification of CZ 858 and Swiss Arms rifles to “Prohibited” and adds so-called grandfather clauses allowing … and more » Continue reading

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Second Amendment law lessons: Look beyond the courts for freedom – kgw.com

kgw.com Second Amendment law lessons: Look beyond the courts for freedom kgw.com “I cannot help but suspect that the best explanation for the absence of the Second Amendment from the legal consciousness of the elite bar, including that component found in the legal academy, is derived from a mixture of sheer opposition to the idea … and more » Continue reading

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Gun Rights Groups See Small Victories, Large Setbacks in 2017 – Sunshine State News

Gun Rights Groups See Small Victories, Large Setbacks in 2017 Sunshine State News Pro-gun groups didn't make much headway in passing pro-gun legislation, nor did they taste victory in the legal system, but the groups didn't back down and have vowed to press forward to expand Second Amendment rights despite the setbacks seen this … Continue reading

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Pardoned by Christie, woman pushes for change to US gun laws – Cherry Hill Courier Post

Cherry Hill Courier Post Pardoned by Christie, woman pushes for change to US gun laws Cherry Hill Courier Post TRENTON – The handgun that Shaneen Allen was carrying when she was pulled over on a South Jersey highway could have sent her to prison for years if not for a pardon from Gov. Chris Christie. Now the legal saga that kept the Pennsylvania mother of two … and more » Continue reading

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Pardoned by Christie, woman pushed for change to U.S. gun laws … – NJ.com

NJ.com Pardoned by Christie, woman pushed for change to U.S. gun laws … NJ.com The handgun that Shaneen Allen was carrying when she was pulled over on a New Jersey highway could have sent her to prison for years if not for a pardon from Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Now the legal saga that kept the Pennsylvania mother of two in … and more » Continue reading

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Current Gun Laws Should Have Made It Impossible for Texas Shooter to Buy Gun – Daily Signal

Daily Signal Current Gun Laws Should Have Made It Impossible for Texas Shooter to Buy Gun Daily Signal Devin Kelley was convicted of domestic violence charges in a military court, depriving him of the legal right to purchase a firearm. (Photo: iStock Photos). Commentary By. Amy Swearer / @AmySwearer. Amy Swearer is a visiting legal fellow at the Meese … and more » Continue reading

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Maybe the Second Amendment doesn’t quite say what so many think – Akron Legal News

Maybe the Second Amendment doesn't quite say what so many think Akron Legal News The recent Las Vegas shooting perpetrated by Stephen Paddock, which resulted in 59 deaths and hundreds of injuries, rekindled debate regarding the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and gun control. The National Rifle Association at first … Continue reading

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