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Op-Ed: Most people don't really understand the Second Amendment

The U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment from 1791, states: “a well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” What does this amendment really mean?

Pro-gun FL mom shot by son, 4, who 'gets jacked up' to shoot

Just one day after boasting about her four-year-old son's prowess with a gun, a proud gun-loving mom was shot. By her son. It seems that the boy found the loaded gun in mom Jamie Gilt's pickup truck and shot her as they drove down a Putnam County road.

Alleged intruder slain, Second Amendment used

Angels Camp - An investigation is underway in the California Foothills to determine the motives of a person making threats against an Angels Camp resident in Calaveras County. One person is deceased.

Op-Ed: Why concealed-carry on campus won't end college rape culture

The news cycle is abuzz with news that 10 states are proposing an end to banning firearms on college campuses. Some proponents of allowing concealed-carry on campus argue that it will help fight rape culture and protect women. Why they're wrong.

South Carolina school bill mandates NRA-approved gun education

Columbia - South Carolina state legislators have proposed a bill that would force the state's public schools to spend more time teaching National Rifle Association-approved pro-gun material than some high schools spend teaching about the Civil War or World War II.

Chipotle says no to guns

Chipotle is asking customers not to bring guns into its stores after it says gun rights advocates posted a picture of military-style assault rifles inside one of its restaurants in Texas. The two men started an entire movement in the Denver based chain

Georgia passes 'carry anywhere' bill expanding gun rights

Defying other states that are moving to increase gun control in the wake of recent shootings, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill Wednesday that will expand licensed gun owners' rights to carry.

Gun control: Federal court guts California concealed carry rules

San Francisco - A federal appeals court struck down California rules requiring citizens who wish to obtain concealed carry handgun permits to prove they have "good cause" to do so.

Op-Ed: Guns in America

As the gun control debate continues to rage across the United States, it is important for the average American to obtain a look at the various points that are often discussed and manipulated by the special interest groups involved.

Op-Ed: Lock and load, America — Wild turkeys make for damn fine dining

Minneapolis - There's enough firepower in America to make the feathers fly off wild turkeys that are running rampant and threatening people in Minnesota and Massachusetts.

Op-Ed: God and Jesus discuss Second Amendment and Hillary's future

Washington - God complains about how a typo in the 2nd Amendment unleashed mass shootings and tells Jesus men have screwed up so it's time for a woman to take control.

Group of Senators: UN Treaty infringes on gun rights

A bipartisan group of United States Senators is opposing the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty, because they believe it will infringe on the Second Amendment rights of citizens to bear arms. The opposition by 50 senators may mean the treaty might be rejected.

Op-Ed: Fatal shooting stirs debate about parental responsibility

Burkesville - Parents across the country are asking, Why was a child allowed to play with a loaded rifle unsupervised in the first place?

West Virginia teen arrested after refusing to remove NRA t-shirt

Logan - A West Virginia teen was arrested at his middle school last Thursday after he refused to remove a National Rifle Association (NRA) t-shirt.

Glenn Beck warns that Obama may create a monarchy

Glenn Beck has warned that Obama may form a monarchy in America, a monarchy that could lead to Americans getting their heads chopped off.

Obama not optimistic about gun control

Speaking to Democratic donors, President Barack Obama told them that he was "optimistic' about immigration reform, but less so when it comes to the issue of gun control.

Georgia town passes law requiring citizens to own guns and ammo

Nelson - A Georgia town has passed an ordinance requiring its citizens to own guns and ammunition, a law that one town councilman likens to putting up a 'protected by security system' sign for the whole municipality.

Op-Ed: Crime will NOT decrease because of gun-free zones!

New York police are searching for kidnappers as a couple were forced into a vehicle at gunpoint according to witnesses! New York is one of the toughest cities for a law abiding citizen to get a concealed carry permit in, but criminals don't seem to mind!

Op-Ed: Colt firearms under fire and feeling unwelcome in Connecticut

Colt is the manufacturer of the Colt 45 revolver known as "The Peacemaker" and is facing a hostile environment in Connecticut, a place they called home for 175 years. Generations of family members have a solid history working at Colt.

Child welfare officials raid NJ home over photo of boy with gun

A child welfare official accompanied by numerous police officers in tactical gear conducted a warrantless raid on a New Jersey home after a father posted a Facebook photo of his son safely holding a .22 caliber rifle fitted to resemble an assault weapon.

Florida militia trains 9-year-olds to handle AK-47 assault rifles

Old Town - A group of survivalists in Florida trains children to use AK-47s "in order to protect and defend our Constitution against all enemy threats."

Gun advocates call for an armed million man march across America

Emails have begun to circulate among second amendment supporters, calling for armed marches in various states as well as in the nations capitol.

Op-Ed: Assault rifles have no place in a civilized society

Edmonton - The second amendment of the US constitution guarantees the right of US citizens to bear arms. This was reaffirmed by the US Supreme Court in decisions of 2008 and 2010, removing the requirement to be a member of militias.

Philadelphia Mayor announces city will divest from gun retailers

Philadelphia - Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia has proposed 20 principles to curb gun violence, one measure includes 'economic divestment' against gun manufacturers or retailers - including companies like Walmart.

Senator Rand Paul stands up to 'King Obama'

The gun control debate is intensifying in Washington after President Obama announced his 23 executive actions, yesterday. The Senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul, has announced he would introduce legislation to nullify the President's power.

Review: National Rifle Association releases new ad

Gun control has become the center of attention in America in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings. People all over the country have cried out for stricter gun control measures, while others have called out for gun rights.

Gun-loving Americans sign up to live in Idaho fortress community

More than 200 American families have signed up to live in a planned fortress community in the Idaho mountains where residents will be required by law to bear arms.

Op-Ed: Obama declares war on the Second Amendment

The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook elementary school and the proliferation of past gun violence will facilitate Obama’s plan to make gun ownership illegal in America within the near future. The Second Amendment could fall soon.

Op-Ed: America has guns and massacres — Other countries don’t

Sydney - Excuse the simple sentence header. The hideous massacre of kids at their school deserves better, but in terms of gun control, we’re talking about an America which reserves the right to shoot at itself. Spelling it out is required.

Op-Ed: Strike while the iron is hot on gun control and save lives

Newtown - Another day, another gun-toting disaster in the United States of America as the nation comes to terms with the latest tragedy. But when your first thought upon this catastrophe is ''not again,'' you know there is something seriously wrong in this society.
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NBC’s David Gregory interviews NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre about his organization’s stance on gun violence in America
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This painting hangs in the U.S. Capital and depicts George Washington presiding over the signing of the Constitution at the Philadelphia Convention.
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Ideals that helped to inspire the Second Amendment in part are symbolized by the minutemen. Sculpture : "Minuteman" by sculptor Henry Hudson Kitson (1863-1947), dedicated April 19, 1900. Erected 1899.
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