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The International Small Arms Control Standard: The next step of the UN gun ban
Ammo Land
It's named the International Small Arms Control Standard and it has been kept secret for years. It's a child of failure, the failure of decades of attempts to disarm all civilians. Voluntary disarmament didn't work. Forced civilian disarmament didn't work. And black markets burgeoned.
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Virginia: Governor-elect appoints gun control operative to transition team
The Daily Caller
Only a couple of weeks after narrowly winning his bid for Governor of Virginia, NRA-PVF "F" rated candidate Terry McAuliffe appointed the Virginia State Director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, Lori Haas, to his 54-member "bipartisan" transition team. CSGV advocates measures such as criminalizing the private transfer of firearms between family and friends, banning commonly owned semi-automatic firearms and ammunition magazines, imposing a deeply flawed microstamping system, revoking concealed carry laws and repealing self-defense laws.
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Virginia seeks new ways to add hunters
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Thousands of hunters descended on Virginia's woods and waterways in search of deer and ducks on the opening day of waterfowl and general firearms season for deer. Even with camo and blaze orange dominating the fashion choice around convenience store coffee machines hours before daylight, the numbers of hunters purchasing licenses during the 2013-2014 hunting season is likely to decline from last year.
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Spread of 'knockout' game highlights people's need for 'high capacity' magazines
Examiner
As peaceable citizens face a growing need to defend themselves against mobs of feral young savages, many legislators hope to make self-defense against large hordes of brutal assailants vastly more difficult, by outlawing so-called "high capacity" magazines.
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New NSSF report shows Americans are skeptical of smart guns
NSSF
By a wide majority, Americans are skeptical of the reliability of technology intended to prevent all but authorized users of a firearm from being able to fire it. They also say overwhelmingly that they would not be likely to buy such a so-called "smart gun" and overwhelmingly oppose any government mandate requiring the use of this technology should it become available.
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Search suspended for missing Virginia hunter
The Virginian-Pilot
Authorities have suspended the search for a Tazewell County hunter who was reported missing. Cedar Bluff Police Chief David Mills says the ground search was suspended for 41-year-old Eric Smith and probably will not resume until any new leads come about.
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Texas A&M law prof says it's time to repeal Second Amendment
The Daily Caller
A full-time professor on the faculty of the newly-minted Texas A&M University School of Law called for the repeal and replacement of the Second Amendment. The professor, Mary Margaret "Meg" Penrose, made her controversial declaration during a day long panel symposium on gun control and the Second Amendment at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford.
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NRA President James Porter: Bloomberg's all-consuming agenda
The Daily Caller
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was once asked by NBC's David Gregory how much he was willing to spend to spread his vision for gun control to every corner of the nation. "I think I have an obligation as an American and as a citizen, as a human being, to help others. Smoking is gonna kill a billion people this century. I put $600 million of my own money into trying to stop the tobacco companies ... That's one issue. Who knows with this?"
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Virginia seeks new ways to add hunters
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Thousands of hunters descended on Virginia's woods and waterways in search of deer and ducks on the opening day of waterfowl and general firearms season for deer.

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There's no stopping 3-D printed guns
National Review
In Austin, Texas, an engineering firm called Solid Concepts printed the first fully functional metal handgun.

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Virginia joins fight against Sunday hunting bans
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Pennsylvania is no longer the only state facing a legal challenge to its prohibition against hunting on Sundays.

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Gun shop owners speak out on illegal firearm purchases in Virginia
WHAG-TV
The topic of firearms, whether it is a handgun or rifle, has stirred up controversy across the nation. It is not only the type of violence committed but how people are getting a hold of these firearms. Guns, like many things, can be considered collectibles. At gun shows purchases are made left and right but it is tough to know which purchases are made illegally and which are not.
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Shotguns: 7 features for the perfect duck and goose hunting gun
Outdoor Life
Ducks and geese are built to endure the worst of conditions. To take on nature's most durable birds, you need a shotgun that's as tough as they are. Here are seven key features to look for in a shotgun for waterfowl.
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