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McAuliffe: 'Gun violence going down' is 'not the issue'
Breitbart
Virgnia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe did not want to tell reporters if he supports the passage of an "assault weapons" ban in the commonwealth of Virginia. When asked by Breitbart News, he replied, "What I said in Virginia, what we ought to do — and I'm a strong supporter of the second amendment — I'm a gun owner. I take two of my sons hunting and skeet shooting. I think there are reasonable things we can do."
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Virginia gun crime drops again as firearm sales soar
The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Gun-related violent crime continues to drop in Virginia as the sales of firearms continue to soar, a pattern that one local criminologist finds interesting "given the current rhetoric about strengthening gun laws." Major gun crime collectively dropped for a fourth consecutive year statewide, while firearms sales climbed to a new record in 2012 with 490,119 guns purchased in 444,844 transactions — a 16 percent rise over 2011, according to federally licensed gun dealer sales estimates obtained by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
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Democratic anti-gun 'guide' urged using Trayvon Martin's death to hit NRA, guns
The Washington Examiner
Newly uncovered Democratic anti-NRA talking points urge anti-gun advocates and politicians to hype high-profile gun incidents like the Florida slaying of Trayvon Martin to win support for new gun control laws. In talking points likely followed by top Democratic leaders including President Obama after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in December, the anti-gun "guide" urged gun foes to speak out when a shooting "creates a unique climate" to shout down the National Rifle Association.
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Washington Post misleads on online gun sales
The PJ Tatler
Philip Rucker leads the Post with a story about a study that claims there is a "vast" gun market thriving online that allows gun buyers to evade the background check system. Rucker's story is full of misleading statements.
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Report: 3D-printed rifle successfully fires 14 rounds
Breitbart
A Canadian rifle maker has successfully fired a 3-D-printed rifle, based on firearms designer Cody Wilson's work on a homemade handgun crafted from thermoplastics. Mashable.com reports that "Matthew" has successfully fired 14 rounds from a .22 rifle created from a 3-D printer.
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Editorial: Stubborn facts
The Richmond Times-Dispatch
These are trying times for advocates of gun control. Facts stubbornly refuse to go their way. Climate-change denialists are wrong, but at least they can take comfort in a statistical anomaly. Despite increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the world has seen a 15-year pause in global warming. That is more consistent with their view than with the anthropogenic thesis.
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NRA asks SCOTUS to strike down gun limits for minors
Salon
The National Rifle Association is asking the Supreme Court to overturn a federal law that prevents federally licensed gun owners from selling handguns to people over 18 and under 21. In a court filing, the NRA and two 19-year-olds ask the court to strike down the 1968 law, which a three-judge panel for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld last year.
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Council on Foreign Relations pushes executive gun controls
The Daily Caller
Following in the well-worn footsteps of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Blueprint for Federal Action on Illegal Guns, the Council on Foreign Relations released a memo urging the Obama administration to disregard the will of the American people and Congress.

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Translating 10 anti-gun propaganda phrases into English
The Daily Caller
Speaking of gun control advocates, that brings us to the Children's Defense Funds' latest offering, "Protect Children, Not Guns, 2013."

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Shooting tips: How to practice proper trigger control
Outdoor Life
Rifles only shooting instructor Jacob Bynum is a stickler when it comes to trigger control.

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Summertime concealed carry
American Rifleman
When the mercury rises, the sane among us adapt our clothing choices. But wearing fewer clothes tends to make it harder to practice concealed carry. Here are a few tips on how to keep yourself protected, no matter the temperature.
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Firearms maker blames New York gun law for move to Pennsylvania
Fox News
A firearms manufacturer in New York, partially blaming the state’s new gun control law, said it’s moving its corporate offices — and its plans for expansion — to Pennsylvania. Kahr Firearms Group of Pearl River is the first gunmaker to announce it’s leaving because of the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, which was put into law after closed-door negotiations in January. It was the first law in the nation prompted by the killing of 20 first-graders and six educators in Newtown, Conn., in December.
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Council on Foreign Relations pushes executive gun controls
The Daily Caller
Following in the well-worn footsteps of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Blueprint for Federal Action on Illegal Guns, the Council on Foreign Relations released a memo urging the Obama administration to disregard the will of the American people and Congress and unilaterally enact a series of gun controls. Entitled, A Strategy to Reduce Gun Trafficking and Violence in the Americas, and written by CFR Senior Fellow for Latin American Studies, Julia F. Sweig, the memo pins the ills of Central and South America on U.S. gun owners and urges the president to curb our rights to cure them.
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