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Even the most important witnesses get betrayed when the powerful are threatened

Even the most important witnesses get betrayed when the powerful are threatened

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by Eric E. Sterling The New York Times front-page story by Ginger Thompson reports on the saga of Luis Octavio López Vega. For years, Lopez has been living underground in the U.S. He is former chief of police of Zapopan, a city of more than 1,000,000 near Guadalajara, and top…

Fifty problems with the Coburn Gun Control draft

Fifty problems with the Coburn Gun Control draft

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by Michael E. Hammond Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, having negotiated with Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, has prepared his substitute to the Obama/Schumer background check legislation. The Coburn draft is the most recent incarnation of Schumer’s efforts to get Republicans to destroy themselves. Here are the first 50…

The fallacy of gun free school zones

The fallacy of gun free school zones

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by Rob Young January 17, 1989. Cleveland Elementary School. Stockton, CA. A day that forever changed my life and the lives of many others. That morning, as a 7 year old boy, I lost part of my innocence. I learned the cold, harsh reality that your life can be taken…

What’s war good for?

What’s war good for?

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Debunking some popular media myths on guns

Debunking some popular media myths on guns

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by Erich Pratt   The press is engaged in a furious feeding frenzy in the wake of the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. And talk show hosts like Piers Morgan have resorted to insulting their guests when they can’t counter their arguments. You’ll need to watch Morgan’s debate with GOA’s…

Stricter gun control laws will only make citizens less safe

Stricter gun control laws will only make citizens less safe

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by Erich Pratt The president and members of Congress are pouncing on the recent shooting in Connecticut and are trying to exploit it for political gain. Sadly, if they get their way, we will see even more of these horrific tragedies. According to the Brady Campaign, Connecticut has the fifth…

Londoners die for want of a gun

Londoners die for want of a gun

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by Nolan Finley Defenders of the Second Amendment couldn’t have asked for a greater gift than the spectacle of unarmed policemen and defenseless citizens standing by helplessly while rampaging hordes of youths burned London and beat up and murdered innocent residents. Europhiles endlessly remind us of the superiority, compassion and…

Before you disarm America disarm your bad cops

Before you disarm America disarm your bad cops

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by CCRKBA staff   With the convictions of two former New York police officers, one a retired NYPD officer and the other an auxiliary sergeant, for drug offenses, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today suggested that anti-gun Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his sights set…

Appeals court rules against gun owners in Heller II

Appeals court rules against gun owners in Heller II

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by Larry Pratt   On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its opinion in Heller v. District of Columbia — known as “Heller II.”   This case is a challenge to the onerous registration requirements, and ban on so-called assault weapons and high…

Hundreds of thousands disarmed by ATF ruling

Hundreds of thousands disarmed by ATF ruling

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by John Velleco The Obama administration is at it again. With the stroke of a pen, the U.S. Justice Department has just subjected hundreds of thousands of Americans to a lifetime gun ban. In an open letter to all licensed firearms dealers, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives…
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