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This is your one-stop source for breaking stories, critical updates and the news you need on issues affecting your Second Amendment rights. Shown below are NRA-PVF news releases, ILA articles and articles from across the nation.

 

6/28/02In the NewsUsurpation and Abdication: The Court and The Constitution

The Supreme Court's usurpation of legislative power is, in a way, the lesser of our constitutional deformations. The flip side of the Court's usurpation of power is the other branches' abdication of r . . . .

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6/26/02In the NewsThe Daschle-McCain Blockade

Yesterday National Review Online reported continuing Republican frustration with Majority Leader Tom Daschle's decision to shut down the confirmation process in the Senate. In the last six weeks, no B . . . .

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6/25/02A Federal Crime?
It turns out that on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, FBI agents were monitoring phone calls from the home of a madam of a New Orleans brothel. But with the terrorists attacking back East, the agents sh . . . .
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6/17/02Triggering New Debate Over Guns
The overwhelming consensus among historians and law professors is that the Second Amendment guarantees that every responsible, law-abiding adult may have guns. It is no coincidence that the few schola . . . .
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6/14/02In the NewsSinger Toby Keith Speaks Out On ABC Censorship

Toby Keith says the producer of an ABC 4th of July TV special rescinded an offer to have the country singer perform his current hit after the show's host, World News Tonight anchor Peter Jennings, hea . . . .

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6/14/02In the NewsProtecting D.C.: The Necessity Of Bearing Arms

No jurisdiction in the United States works as doggedly to disarm citizens as does the District of Columbia, our nation's capital and on-again, off-again murder capital. Sure, the city council grudging . . . .

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6/13/02Gun Shop Ban Planned In Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh City Council preliminarily approved zoning changes 12 June that would prohibit gun sales in some city neighborhoods. Read About It: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette POSTE . . . .
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6/13/02In the NewsWhen Peer Review Yields Unsound Science

To ensure the quality of what medical journals publish, their editors, beginning 200 years ago, have increasingly called on scientific peers to review new findings from research. Now, however, there i . . . .

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6/12/02Making The Case
"The lawlessness of today`s racial quota and gun control liberals may be coming under serious challenge," writes Michael Barone of U.S. News & World Report. Read About It: U.S. News and World . . . .
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6/11/02In the NewsJustices Reject Cases On Right To Bear Arms

In turning down two appeals by defendants charged with federal firearms violations without comment, the Supreme Court relieved the Bush administration of the need to further explain its statement to t . . . .

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6/11/02In the NewsAcademic Accountability

Anti-gun scholar Michael Bellesiles defends his shoddy work by calling critics names. Read About It: Wall Street Journal's Opinion Journal POSTED: Tuesday, June 11, 2002

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6/11/02A Straight Shooter On Gun Owner Rights
Inverness, Florida, attorney Cliff Travis is an NRA Life Member who combines his work and his passion for guns to help local firearms owners. Read About It: St. Petersburg Times PO . . . .
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6/10/02A Straight Shooter On Guns
In addition to the undergraduate diploma and law degree, there is a large, framed certificate identifying Cliff Travis as a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association hanging on the wall of his . . . .
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6/7/02In the News"Pulped" Fiction: Michael Bellesiles And His Yellow Note Pads

One of the fascinating subplots in the controversy over whether Michael Bellesiles committed scholarly fraud in his book, Arming America, is what he claims happened to some of his research notes. Bell . . . .

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6/6/02In the NewsThe Cowards Of Academe

A new work of history is published. You review the book on the front page of the book section of the New York Times, saying the author "has dispelled the darkness" surrounding an issue of significant . . . .

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6/5/02Public Support For Federal Workers Falls to Pre-Sept. 11 Levels
The percentage of Americans who said they trust the federal government to do what is right just about always or most of the time fell from 57 percent in October 2001 to 40 percent this month. In July . . . .
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6/4/02PETA Could Lose Nonprofit Status
An animal-rights group should lose its tax-exempt status because it gave $1,500 to a group the FBI lists as "terrorist," say two pro-business groups on the other side of the ongoing debate on animal t . . . .
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