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School Shooting in Nevada Kills One, Wounds Two

A Sparks, Nevada middle school teacher was killed while protecting two children from an armed student yesterday.

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Armed Standoff with Temple Student Ends Peacefully

A day of negotiation with a 26-year-old Temple University student that began early Sunday ended last night at around 2:16 a.m. after the student surrendered […]

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PA Republicans Think Gun Owners Have More Rights than Cancer Sufferers

Last year during a visit to New England my wife slipped on ice and dislocated her shoulder, leaving her in excruciating pain. It wasn’t the […]

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Guns, PTSD, Mental Illness and a Post-Navy Yard World

As the theories about what set Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis on his homicidal tear pile up, old policy clashes are re-emerging. Gun control advocates […]

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Are We Heading for a Civil War Over… Pot and Guns?

In the 19th century, it was tariffs and slavery that eventually triggered a Civil War here as devastating as the one we’re debating over in […]

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Lincoln Was Shot With a Gun Made in NoLibs

Today’s random history lesson, brought to you by Jason Nark of the Daily News: Abe Lincoln was shot by a pistol manufactured in Northern Liberties. […]

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Chris Christie Roundup: Guns, Pot Brownies, and Gay Conversion Therapy

Friday evening was big for Chris Christie. (More on the significance of Friday below.) Four bills, four vetoes, and some brazen political calculation. Guns Christie […]

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With Guns Unaccounted For, Ramsey Cracks Down

The Daily News reports Commissioner Charles Ramsey has replaced the head of the police department’s firearms training unit, after an audit showing a gun missing […]

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Three Killed in Attack on Rural Pennsylvania Municipal Meeting

AP reports: A man feuding with officials in his rural Pennsylvania town over living conditions at his ramshackle, trash-filled property killed three people at a […]

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Gilberton’s Libtard-Hating, Video-Making Police Chief Is Suspended, So Go F— Yourself

AP reports that Gilberton Police Chief Mark Kessler has been suspended over those crazy profane shoot-em-up anti-liberal videos he made—not because of the sentiments expressed […]

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Philadelphia Murder Rate Drops to 45-Year Low

Only in Philadelphia would we celebrate 115 recorder murders on record. For the past 10 years or so, we’ve clocked a minimum of 300 murders […]

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Aaron Hernandez Being Investigated for *Two More* Murder Charges

On the heels his arrest yesterday for a June 17th murder in Massachusetts, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is now being investigated […]

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Gun Lobby Melts Pat Toomey’s Face in New Ad

The National Association for Gun Rights has its sights set on pinko commie arch-conservative Pat Toomey, releasing the first ad yet that has criticized the state’s […]

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Richard Alloway II Wants More Concealed Guns in Philadelphia

You’ve probably not heard of Richard Alloway II, and there’s a good reason for that: If you live in or around Philadelphia, you’ve never voted […]

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Whoever Sent Ricin to Mayor Bloomberg Is a Poster Boy for Gun Control

Dear Gun Owners, … No strike that. Most gun owners are law abiding and responsible. Dear Crazy Gun Owners, … No wait. Still too broad. […]