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And just how would this legislation have prevented those crimes?

Kelly again uses bad examples to push gun control

Former astronaut Mark Kelly’s testimony yesterday before an Oregon State Senate panel to support so-called “universal background check” legislation in the Beaver State once again relied on examples of crimes that would not have been prevented if the measure had been in place when the shootings occurred.

http://www.examiner.com/article/kelly-again-uses-faulty-examples-to-push...

Article by Dave Workman

How many 'Hawks fans were armed Wednesday?

How many armed citizens attended ‘Hawks victory parade without incident?

Yesterday’s historic Seattle Seahawks victory parade was attended by an estimated 700,000 people – a number greater than the entire population of the city – so with roughly 11 percent of the state’s 3.88 million registered voters licensed to carry, it’s a safe bet that crowd included a few thousand legally-armed citizens.

http://www.examiner.com/article/how-many-armed-citizens-attended-hawks-v...

Article by Dave Workman

GUN MAKER WALKS FROM MARYLAND

Beretta Follows Through on Threat
By Harold Hutchison

Beretta’s announcement last week that it was opening a new research and manufacturing facility in Tennessee in the wake of Maryland’s passage of gun-grabbing legislation and Virginia’s election of Bloomberg stooge Terry McAuliffe is part of a growing trend where gun makers are leaving states that disregard Second Amendment rights.

NRA Applauds House for Promoting & Protecting Sportsmen’s Rights

The National Rifle Association praises members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted to pass H.R. 3590, the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. The measure, which passed with broad bipartisan support by a vote of 268 to 154, promotes and protects the rights of hunters in a variety of critical ways.

Mark Kelly testifying today in Salem

Kelly brings gun control road show to Oregon

Nine days after appearing before the Washington state House Judiciary Committee to push for so-called “universal background checks,” former astronaut Mark Kelly – husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords – will be in Salem, Ore., today to support similar legislation in the Beaver State.

http://www.examiner.com/article/kelly-brings-gun-control-road-show-to-or...

Article by Dave Workman

POLICE USING "DESTROYED" LONG-GUN REGISTRY DATA

The NFA asks three federal government commissions for full investigation into apparent uses of firearms registry information.

Canada's National Firearms Association now has evidence and testimony from three cases where Canadian police forces have used information from the long-gun registry that was supposed to be destroyed in accordance with an Act of Parliament. Today, NFA President Sheldon Clare sent formal complaints to three federal commissions: the Privacy Commissioner, the Information Commissioner and the Commissioner for Public Complaints Against the RCMP.

New playbook on gun control

New playbook, same goal: Masking gun control

While maybe a half-million people will line Seattle’s streets today celebrating the Seahawks Super Bowl win, a “webinar” offered by the Progressive Majority Action Fund will provide tips to gun control proponents…on how to push their anti-gun agenda.

http://www.examiner.com/article/new-playbook-same-goal-masking-gun-control

Article by Dave Workman

The Fight Against Obama Anti-gun Policies Continues on Multiple Fronts

And there is some good news!

The group Gun Owners of America has for a while now been sounding the alarm about the link between “immigration reform" and "gun control.” -- Kurt Hofmann, Examiner, Jan.
29, 2014

ONE TOP COP SUPPORTS ARMED CITIZENS

Detroit Police Chief Stands Strong
By Harold Hutchison

While many top cops tend to reflect the gun-grabbing prejudices of their bosses, big-city mayors like former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, there is one exception: Detroit Police Chief James Craig.

While Craig’s comments hit the news last month, the blog HotAir.com noted that he was not backing down. “In fact, there’s been research … by the Department of Justice and some scholars that armed citizens, good citizens, can have a deterring effect on violent crime,” the police chief told the Detroit News.