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We Need Stronger Second Amendment Education

For years, liberals have inched their way towards public school domination in this country. Even under Republican administrations, school curricula have veered to the left, changing what teachers teach in subtle ways intended to indoctrinate politically as much as educate. It’s time to start fighting back, and the Second Amendment is as good a place to start as any. South ...

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Is the Second Amendment Misinterpreted?

According to a recent op-ed in the Huffington Post, the weakest pro-gun argument “is the constitutional one.” Writer Nick Desai cites former Chief Justice Warren Burger to buttress his claim that the common interpretation of the right to bear arms is a “fraud.” It was never meant to protect private gun rights, and the only people who think it does ...

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Doctors Being Encouraged to Ask Patients About Guns

When Dr. Vivek Murthy was confirmed as the nation’s next surgeon general, politicians on both sides of the aisle expressed dismay. This was a guy who had come out forcefully in favor of gun control, having labeled firearms as a “public health threat.” But while Dr. Murthy has promised not to use his position as a bully pulpit for politically-divisive ...

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Black Friday Heralds Gun-Buying Boom

According to the early estimates, Black Friday shopping was down about 11 percent this year compared to last year, with much of the gap being filled by online retailers. However, there was one sector of the retail market that managed to defy expectations in 2014: gun sales. According to the federal background check system, more than 175,000 checks were performed ...

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Museum Prepares for Washington’s New Gun Law

In an election that saw conservatives celebrating the newly-red electoral map, a few less-than-wonderful referendums managed to find popularity with the public. The worst of all was probably Washington state’s Initiative 594, a sweeping gun control law that is already having some unintended consequences. Case in point: the Lynden Pioneer Museum has decided to remove eleven World War II-era rifles ...

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D.C. Still Circumventing 2nd Amendment

After a federal judge ruled in July that Washington D.C.’s ban on handgun carry was unconstitutional, opponents of 2nd Amendment restrictions were thrilled. Finally, the nation’s capital could set an example for the rest of the country. Finally, the Constitution – housed downtown at the National Archives Building – would be upheld. Well, city officials have done everything in their ...

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Why Is Obama Hiding 15,000 Documents?

According to a new report from Judicial Watch, the Obama administration is once again claiming executive privilege when it comes to the Operation Fast and Furious scandal. Rejecting a federal judge’s order to release 15,000 documents relating to the investigation to the watchdog group, the administration refuses to let this scandal see daylight. The list of documents Judicial Watch wants ...

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St. Louis Shooting: Another Case of Feelings Over Facts

The unrest in Ferguson, MO has yet to die down in the wake of Michael Brown’s death. As a grand jury deliberates over whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting Brown, another police shooting in nearby St. Louis has fanned the flames of community anger. While the circumstances surrounding the death of 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers seem much ...

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Bloomberg Can’t Find Anti-Gun Candidates In Need of Help

Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, has been looking high and low for candidates to endorse and support in the upcoming elections, but he may have run out of viable options. Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety this week announced a round of endorsements that included candidates from 28 states, most of whom are Democrats. According to media ...

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Missouri House Scores a Big Victory for the 2nd Amendment

It’s increasingly rare to see the government – state or federal – make the right call even in the face of well-funded opposition. That’s one of many reasons why the Missouri House of Representatives are PatriotNewsDaily heroes this week. After Democrat Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a comprehensive and protective gun-rights bill, it seemed all hope was lost for 2nd Amendment ...

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