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Kaine Joins Menendez To Introduce Bill Banning High-Capacity Magazines

Senator Tim Kaine WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined Senator Bob Menendez to introduce the Keep Americans Safe Act, commonsense legislation to ban the importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of gun magazines that hold more than … Continue reading

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Security guard arrested after shooting at synagogue in Fairfax District

ABC News 7 LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A security guard was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after being captured on film apparently shooting a woman in the leg outside a synagogue in L.A.’s Fairfax District. Police and paramedics … Continue reading

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Senate bill would ban 3D-printed guns in R.I.

Providence Journal – by Patrick Anderson Untraceable plastic guns have yet to become a problem in Rhode Island, and a state lawmaker wants to keep it that way by banning the creation of 3D printed firearms. Sen. Cynthia Coyne, a … Continue reading

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Worldwide effort to restrict everyone’s right to travel is close to a reality

MassPrivateI According to a recently published white paper there is a worldwide effort to restrict the right to travel of everyone. And you will not believe how the U.N. is involved. A recent article in Papers Please.org warns that the Organization for Security and Co-operation … Continue reading

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Google Announces $13 Billion Plan To Expand Data Centers, Office Space Across US

Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden Move over, Amazon. After Google-parent Alphabet more than doubled its capex spend in 2018, Google on Wednesday announced plans to spend $13 billion on data centers and office space in 14 states, including Nevada, … Continue reading

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US police shoot almost 1,000 people dead every year, figures show

Independent Fatal shootings by police are the rare outcomes of the millions of encounters between police officers and the public. Despite the unpredictable events that lead to the shootings, in each of the past four years police nationwide have shot … Continue reading

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Here’s a list of the 31 national emergencies that have been in effect for years

ABC News According to the Federal Register, 58 national emergencies have been declared since the National Emergency Act of 1976 was signed into law by President Gerald Ford. And 31 have been annually renewed and are currently still in effect, as listed … Continue reading

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UK – Clicking on terrorist propaganda even once could mean 15 years in prison under new law

Independent Anyone who views terrorist propaganda once online can be jailed for up to 15 years under new laws that have sparked human rights concerns. MPs had urged the government to scrap plans to criminalise viewing “information useful to a person committing or … Continue reading

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Your State Could Soon Be Taxing Your Netflix, Video Games, & Streaming Downloads

Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden The government has never met a novel idea or consumer friendly product that they didn’t want to tax. The latest case in point? Legislators are now trying to tax Netflix and any other type of … Continue reading

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Senators call for FAA probe after CBS News report on mechanics being pressured to ignore safety issues

CBS News Senators Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, are urging the FAA to investigate after a CBS News report found that mechanics are being pressured to ignore potential safety issues and “short-cut the critical work they perform.” Markey and Blumenthal … Continue reading

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Mental illness not to blame for gun violence study finds

UTMB Newsroom GALVESTON, Texas – Counter to a lot of public opinion, having a mental illness does not necessarily make a person more likely to commit gun violence. According to a new study, a better indicator of gun violence was … Continue reading

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Customer loyalty rewards programs used to convince the public to accept 9,000 private license plate readers

MassPrivateI The die has been cast, whether it is digital drivers licenses, digital license plates, license plate readers or facial recognition cameras. Everyone from private corporations to law enforcement follows the same script; offer Americans customer loyalty rewards programs in … Continue reading

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Critiquing Israel Policy Worse Than White Nationalism, Says GOP Leader

Reason – by Elizabeth Nolan Brown New members of Congress clash with GOP leader over Israel. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is calling for Democrats to sanction two freshmen members for their sass on Israel. McCarthy told Democrats they must “take … Continue reading

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States Passed 67 New Gun Control Laws in 2018

PEW Trusts Lawmakers in 27 states passed 67 new laws aimed at restricting gun access this year. This latest analysis by the Giffords Law Center, a gun control organization founded by former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, the Arizona Democrat who survived a … Continue reading

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Accused of having his officers baby-sit his son, Chicago police commander said it was really a secret study

Chicago Tribune – by Jeremy Gorner Facing allegations that officers under him were baby-sitting his special-needs son, the Chicago police commander gave a novel explanation: He was conducting a secret study. Grand Central District Cmdr. Anthony Escamilla acknowledged he had on-duty … Continue reading

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AWFUL. Purple Heart Triple-Amputee Brian Kolfage Undergoes Invasive TSA Groping at Tucson Airport

Gateway Pundit – by Christina Laila Purple Heart triple-amputee vet Brian Kolfage underwent an invasive TSA pat-down at Tucson International Airport on the morning after the “We Build the Wall” town hall. A TSA agent groped and searched under Brian Kolfage’s … Continue reading

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Abuse of Force: Body camera video shows man tased 11 times by Glendale officers

ABC 15 On July 27, 2017, Johnny Wheatcroft was a passenger in a silver Ford Taurus when a pair of Glendale police officers pulled in front them in a Motel 6 parking lot. The stop was for an alleged turn … Continue reading

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Raleigh mom says police pointed gun at 6-year-old; chief says investigation underway

The News & Observer – by Anna Johnson RALEIGH – A Raleigh woman says police officers investigating a robbery pointed guns at her 6-year-old son and the boy’s grandparents while searching her parents’ home. LaDonna Clark was one of a handful … Continue reading

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SC cops defend keeping cash they seize: ‘What’s the incentive’ otherwise?

Greenville News Even the staunchest advocate for preserving South Carolina’s civil asset forfeiture powers admits that cops have an incentive to seize people’s property for their own department’s benefit. Jarrod Bruder, the executive director of the South Carolina Sheriff’s Association … Continue reading

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New Gun Bill Would Require Buyers To Reveal Social Media History

CBS News CHICAGO (CBS) — Before Nicholas Cruz killed 17 people at Florida’s Parkland High School last year he posted images of guns, bullets and a dead frog on Instagram. And before former Marine Ian David Long gunned down 12 last … Continue reading

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