Firearms, Guns and Weapons

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TN tourist in NYC faces 3 yrs for ignorance of gun laws

http://www.nypost.com

A tourist from Tennessee waltzed into one of the most secure sites in the city — and politely asked a cop if she could check her weapon.

Instead, she was dragged out in cuffs.

Now, Meredith Graves, 39, is facing at least three years in prison for thinking New York’s gun laws are anything like those in the Bible Belt.

Graves, a fourth-year medical student, showed up at the memorial on Dec. 22 to pay her respects during a trip north for a job interview.

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Unlawful Detainment and Seizure of My Firearms (Medford, OR)

http://www.youtube.com

People in my town think the cops here are like some magic exception to the police state, lol.

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Why Gun Sales Are at Record High

http://www.newser.com

Why Gun Sales Are at Record High

(Newser) – This year's Black Friday gun sales broke a record set in 2008 by nearly a third, and while fears about President Obama outlawing some types of firearms are thought to be behind 2008's record, analysts say this year's surge in sales is part of a long-term trend. Gun ownership was "politically incorrect" five years ago, but "what seems to be changing is social acceptance," an analyst at investment firm Avondale Partners tells MSNBC. "I think there might be a changing view of firearms."

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New California law bans open carry of handguns in public

http://www.washingtonpost.com

Sacramento, CA — Governor Jerry Brown signed AB144 by state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, D-Pasadena Monday morning. The bill will make it a misdemeanor to carry an exposed and unloaded handgun in public or in vehicles. Violators could face up to a year in prison or a potential fine of $1,000 when the law takes effect Jan 1.

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ATF claims it’s illegal to sell guns to users of medical marijuana

http://www.benningtonbanner.com

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Firearms dealers in states that allow medical marijuana can’t sell guns or ammunition to registered users of the drug, a policy that marijuana and gun-rights groups say denies Second Amendment rights to individuals who are following state law.

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Pharmacist stops armed attackers with his gun, pharmacy fires him

http://today.msnbc.msn.com

This guys stops an armed robbery, likely saves his life and his co-worker's, but gets fired for breaking Walgreen's policy that says employees can not do anything to escalate a robbery situation. Sounds to me like he deescalated it pretty well.

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Project Gunrunner (aka Operation Fast and Furious)

http://www.marketskeptics.com

The “Project Gunrunner” is a growing scandal that could bring down the Obama White House. It is potentially far bigger than Watergate.

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The TSA finally caught someone!

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

Transportation Security Administration officers detected explosives in his baggage during security screening at Yuma International Airport. A subsequent search found a half ounce of C4 explosive hidden in a tobacco can inside one of the bags. Wey was detained for investigation and interviewed by FBI agents.

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US govt openly admits arming Mexican drug gangs with 30,000 firearms

http://www.naturalnews.com

"This is not a conspiracy theory, nor a piece of fiction. It is now an openly-admitted fact that this was pulled off by the BATFE (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, more commonly called "ATF") under orders from Washington. The program was called "Fast and Furious.""

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Buy a gun, go to a mental hospital.

http://www.oregonfirearms.org

A Medford OR man was awakened by a phone call from the police, offering 'help' that he never asked for.

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