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- Everytown Shoots Itself in the Foot
Charles C. Cooke: I am reliably informed that the folks over at Michael Bloomberg?s gun-control outfit, Everytown, believe earnestly that the above commercial makes the case for stricter gun control. The intended message, presumably, is: ?We need to keep guns out of the hands of violent men with restraining orders.? A laudable aim, in and of itself.
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- Massachusetts: Time is Running Out, Contact Conference Committee Members TODAY
The conference committee appointed to iron out differences between Senate Bill 2265 and House Bill 4285 has only three days left to act in the 2014 Massachusetts legislative session. It is possible that the conference committee report could be voted on by the end of today, and it is absolutely critical that you continue calling and e-mailing your state legislators, PLUS members of the conference committee, in the final hours.
- Judge Puts D.C. Handgun Ruling On Hold
A federal judge on Tuesday put on hold his decision invalidating the District?s long-standing ban on carrying handguns in public places.
The judge?s stay, in effect for 90 days, gives city officials and D.C. police officers some breathing room to respond to his ruling that overturned the District?s primary gun-control law.
- New Bloomberg Anti-Gun Ad Inadvertently Proves Why Women Need a Gun
Bloomberg's new anti-gun Organization Everytown is out with a new advertisement that inadvertently proves why women should be trained and armed before being faced with a violent attacker.
- Armed doctor halts hospital shooting, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Pa. 07/27/14
A psychiatric patient armed with a revolver and several rounds of ammunition entered Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa. for a scheduled appointment. The patient then proceeded to fire upon hospital staff, killing one woman and wounding Dr. Lee Silverman. Silverman responded to the rampage by retrieving a pistol and firing at the patient. Three of Silverman?s shot struck the patient which allowed for other hospital employees to detain the killer.
Following the incident, Silverman has been hailed as a hero. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan stated, ?If Dr. Silverman did not have the firearm and did not utilize the firearm, he?s be dead today? and other people would be dead.?
- Judge?s handgun ruling has D.C. officials, police scrambling
The District?s top lawyer on Monday sought to temporarily halt a federal court ruling allowing thousands of city residents with registered handguns ? as well as legal gun owners from other states ? to carry firearms on the streets of the nation?s capital.
- More women taking CCW, victim avoidance classes
A group of people spent their Sunday at an all-day course, that taught them how to protect themselves and we are learning more and more women are signing up.