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Supreme Court Vacates Ruling on Massachusetts Handgun Case, Tells Lower Court to Reconsider

by Friedrich Seiltgen The U.S. Supreme Court has vacated a Massachusetts ruling on a case involving the lifetime ban on gun ownership for non-violent misdemeanor arrests. In the case of Morin vs Lyver, the Supreme Court vacated a lower court ruling, sent the decision back to the 1st Circuit Court …

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Gun Rights Advocates Re-File Lawsuit Against New York’s Concealed Carry Act

Two gun rights advocacy groups have taken legal action against a New York law regarding concealed carry of firearms inside the state.  The Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) re-filed a federal lawsuit in the Northern District of New York over the so-called Concealed Carry Improvement …

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Florida Official Vows to Ban New Credit Card System That Tracks Gun Purchases

by Friedrich Seiltgen The Chief Financial Officer of Florida is striking back against credit card companies using a new system that can track firearms purchases by law abiding citizens. Credit card companies have said they will apply a new sales code for purchases at U.S. gun stores.  The Geneva-based International …

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This Credit Card Company Rejects New System That Paves the Way to a Back-Door Gun Registry

While critics warn that a new credit card merchant code could serve as a back-door way to form a national gun registry, at least one credit card company, Visa, has vowed to reject the system. “Visa is firmly against this,” the company wrote in a statement.  The Geneva-based International Organization …

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Medical Marijuana and Firearms: Feds Say You Can’t Use Both; Florida Official Disagrees, Takes Case to Court

by Friedrich Seiltgen A Florida Democrat is battling the federal government over whether state residents can buy firearms if they also use medical marijuana.   Federal law says you can’t do both. But Florida’s Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Nikki Fried believes the law should be changed. Earlier this year, she …

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‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Passed House, Lacks Votes in Senate

By Friedrich SeiltgenSpeaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi on July 29 struck the gavel to signify the passing of H.R. 1808, known as the Assault Weapons Ban. Pelosi scheduled the legislation for a vote starting early Friday morning, and by evening the vote tally was 217 to 213, …

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California Gun Owners’ Personal Information Exposed in Statewide Data Leak

A data breach in California this week exposed the personal information of people in the state who have applied for permits to carry firearms in public.  The leak, announced Wednesday by the California Department of Justice, revealed the name, date of birth, gender, race, driver’s license number, addresses, and any …

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Biden Aims to Ban Certain Kits for Home-Built Guns

President Joe Biden aims to ban kits for so-called “ghost guns,” and will nominate a former federal prosecutor to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the White House said on Monday.  Biden’s choice for ATF director is Steve Dettelbach, who will need to be confirmed by the …

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ATF Agents Raid Amish Farmer, seize guns for selling Firearms

Leave the Amish people the Hell alone: From Paradise Arms: “ATF agents, as part of ongoing investigation, executed an enforcement operation at the Cattail Foundry and seized evidence,” on Jan. 12, bureau spokesperson Robert Cucinotta said  Bearing Arms Reports: The raid on the property known as the Cattail Foundry took …

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