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the Washington post: D.C.’s ghost-gun law faces legal challenge from Dick Heller, successful gun rights activist

In response to the rising number of untraceable “ghost guns” on the streets of Washington, the D.C. Council last year passed a law banning the weapons. The guns are homemade, with a barrel, trigger and slide attached to a polymer frame — with no serial number, so police cannot track them when they are discovered after a …

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WATE 6: Smith & Wesson investing $125 million to relocate headquarters to Maryville

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Smith & Wesson, one of America’s oldest and most popular gun manufacturers, will invest $125 million to relocate their headquarters from Massachusetts to Maryville, Tennessee in 2023. In addition to relocating the headquarters, Smith & Wesson will move its distribution, assembly and plastic injection molding operations to the Partnership Park North …

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The Truth about guns: FBI Data Shows Armed Citizens Killed More Armed Criminals Than Police in 2020

The FBI Uniform Crime Report for 2020 indicates that armed private citizens killed more criminals during the commission of a felony last year than were killed by police, and the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms says this data clearly underscores the continuing need for American gun ownership. “We looked at Tables 14 and 15 …

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KHQA: Bill would allow Illinoisans to sue gunmakers, dealers over gun violence

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) — A new bill (HB4156) filed in the Illinois House of Representatives on Tuesday, Sept. 28, would allow any Illinoisan to sue gun manufacturers, importers, or dealers whose guns cause injury or death within the state. The Protecting Heartbeats Act is modeled after the controversial Texas abortion bill, which allows private citizens to sue other citizens …

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Chicago Tribune: Illinois Supreme Court hears arguments on Deerfield’s assault weapons ban

The justices heard oral arguments around the legislation from attorneys representing the village, a Deerfield gun owner and gun ownership rights groups. More than three years ago, the north suburban village moved to amend 2013 legislation that further regulated specific types of weapons within village limits. Lawsuits were quickly filed and the ordinance began working …

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National Review: Gun-Control Laws Aren’t about Preventing Crimes

In the latest issue of National Review, I write about the lax enforcement of our gun laws and touch on a theme that is worth exploring a little more: Gun control is not about gun crime — gun control is about gun culture. If we cared about keeping guns out of the hands of felons, we’d be locking up straw buyers. We’d …

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