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New Hunting and Fishing Amendment Passed in Indiana

By: Todd Smekens March 2, 2017 Hunters and Fisherman See Their Rights Preserved Muncie, IN BLOG– Indiana has joined 19 other states in adopting a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment to preserve the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife for the common good. The inclusion of the right to hunt and fish in Indiana’s constitution gives […]

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US gun massacres mount up, but no more gun control. Why?

US gun massacres mount up, but no more gun control. Why? (via The Christian Science Monitor) Aurora theater shooting survivor Stephen Barton speaks during a rally on gun control on Capitol Hill Thursday. Barton was shot in the neck, and received shrapnel wounds on his right arm and chest and cuts to his face. Twelve […]

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Kansas Wants to Ignore Federal Gun Laws

Nullification: How States Are Making It a Felony to Enforce Federal Gun Laws by Lois Beckett, ProPublica In mid-April, Kansas passed a law asserting that federal gun regulations do not apply to guns made and owned in Kansas. Under the law, Kansans could manufacture and sell semi-automatic weapons in-state without a federal license or any […]

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Gun Control Stalls Due to Cowardice

Photo courtesy of Doug Mills/The New York Times In the latest round of, cowardice, or “We appreciate your votes during the election, but we must serve our campaign financiers”, the senate dropped the ball on passing important gun control policies which would have forced background checks for online and gun-show sales and also voted against […]

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Dealing With Mass Gun Violence

(Photo courtesy of Alex Brandon/AP) How can we deal with mass gun violence? The tragedy of the Sandy Hook elementary shooting not only shocked the nation but resurrected the debate on gun violence and gun control. Immediately, the discussion of gun control got defined as either a ban on firearms or eliminating gun-free zones. Unfortunately […]