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East Lansing School Board of Education Hates Guns and Supports Kids Skipping Class… Because Guns

Warning: Excessive use of the word ‘and’ and a singular use of adult language below.   The following release (italicized ) was published by the public schools of Lansing MI and are echoed in the majority of arguments around the country that focus solely on firearms. It is special. Whereas, there was yet another mass killing in a high school in …

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Alpacka Raft Launches the Caribou, the Lightest Full-Size Packraft Available

Alpacka Raft Launches the Caribou, the Lightest Full-Size Packraft Available The new ultralight bikeraft and wilderness adventure boat features Alpacka’s innovative and exclusive Late Rise Design. MANCOS, Colo. (March 5, 2018) – Alpacka Raft, the industry leader in research and development of modern packrafting, today announced the launch of its new Caribou packraft, a front-end loading and ultralight packraft that …

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Trump Trump’s the Trump Slump: Gun Control talk has thinned the stock of firearms nationwide.

The title image was sent to me from Southwick’s of Plainwell, MI. My friends down there usually have a healthy stock of AR-15’s and similar rifles and they have been slow business in the year since Trump was elected. They still have a few left but the supply and demand have certainly inverted. Other stores are cleaned out completely. President …

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A Pediatrician Explains the AR-15

The Doctor will school you now. From Dr. LateBloomer The “AR-15” is the common name for a style of semi-automatic rifle which is perhaps the most misunderstood firearm in modern history. To listen to gun controllers, one would think that this style of firearm had emerged from the depths of hell, become sentient, and started attacking residential subdivisions across the …

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“Take the guns first, go through due process second,” -Donald Trump

The President of the United States spoke those words in response to Vice President, Mike Pence. “Allow due process so no one’s rights are trampled, but the ability to go to court, obtain an order and then collect not only the firearms but any weapons,” Pence said. “Or, Mike, take the firearms first, and then go to court,” Trump responded. …

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The Gun Control Value Menu: The Proposals

It’s time to have a meaningful conversation about Gun Control. The ideas espoused by gun control activists and advocates inevitably coalesce into several ideas for policy change. Each of these changes have a stated goal, the same two goals in each case. Keep firearms out of the hands of “those people who shouldn’t have guns” and to save lives, “even …

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Assault Weapons Ban of 2018, Introduced by David N. Cicilline of Rhode Island.

Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) formally introduced a bill on Monday to ban assault weapons. From Cicilline’s webpage The Assault Weapons Ban of 2018 will prohibit the sale, transfer, production, and importation of: ·         Semi-automatic rifles and pistols with a military-style feature that can accept a detachable magazine; ·         Semi-automatic rifles with a fixed magazine that can hold more than 10 …

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Let’s Make a Deal: President Trump’s Line on Gun Control. Proposes Bans

Yesterday the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to set rules “banning all devices that turn legal weapons into machineguns.” “GUN AND MAGAZINE BANS. Gun and magazine bans are a total failure. That’s been proven every time it’s been tried. Opponents of gun rights try to come up with scary sounding …

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Soft Target America… Parkland Florida

I do not want to write this article. I did not want to write the previous article. I hate this topic. I hate the immediate politicization. I hate that 17 families have had a hole ripped into them by the violent choice of one oxygen thief. But above all I hate the sphincter torrent of valueless bloody shirt waiving. There …

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SIG Sauer Introduces the Legion RX

Sig Sauer’s LEGION series has expanded again with the addition of their RX reddot optical options.   All the P226 and P229 9mm Legion pistols can now come equipped with a Romeo1 RDS. With the popularity of optics on sidearms continuing its evolution this move from SIG on their premium duty line is a natural one. Optic ready and equipped …

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