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In Five Months, 26 States Have Passed 55 Gun Control Laws

Since the tragedy in Parkland, FL, the gun-control lobby has seized the national spotlight. Groups like March For Our Lives and Everytown USA have organized marches, protests, and town halls calling for legislative action. While their demands have not been answered in Congress, the state legislatures have taken action. Since February, over half the states […]

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Intuit Reimburses Gun Store After “Misunderstanding”

Several weeks ago, the credit service Intuit (the maker of Turbo Tax and QuickBooks) stopped processing credit card payments for gun related purchases. Without any warning, small businesses dealing with firearms found themselves in the hole as Intuit credited back payments for services already rendered. One business affected was Gunsite Academy, a company in Paulden, […]

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Boulder Colorado Bans “Assault Rifles”

Last Tuesday, Boulder’s City Council unanimously passed ordinance 8245, which banned “assault rifles,” high capacity magazines, and bump stocks within city limits. Boulder is the second city this year to pass such a law, since last month the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, IL also banned “assault rifles” within its limits. While no major anti-gun legislation […]

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Rhode Island’s Religious Leaders Beat Guns Into Plowshares

This past Mother’s Day, religious organizations across Rhode Island took a very literal interpretation of the phrase “swords into plowshares.” All across the Ocean State spiritual leaders blessed decommissioned firearms that would soon be melted down and transformed into garden tools. “This is about controlling and regulating guns and abolishing the sale of weapons of […]

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