High Powered Headlines August 1, 2014

By CTD Suzanne published on in News

High Powered Headlines

Massachusetts Candidate for Attorney General Would Mandate Smart Gun Technology

Warren Tolman who is competing with Maura Healey for Attorney General of Massachusetts says he would mandate all new guns in Massachusetts be fitted with “smart-gun” fingerprint recognition technology. Healey has accused Tolman of softening on his threat. However, Tolman’s website says, “It’s time we use the power of this law to protect the health and safety of our citizens to do what Congress can’t—require gun manufacturers to utilize existing personalized gun technology for all weapons sold in the commonwealth.” Healey’s stance is one of not mandating the technology, but will welcome guns in the state that have built-in smart gun technology as a means to curb gun violence.
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Colorado Magazine Capacity Restrictions Law Appealed Again

A group of Colorado sheriffs, gun shops, citizens, Colorado Farm Bureau and the Colorado Outfitters Association filed a notice in court on Monday, July 28 to once again appeal Colorado’s magazine capacity restriction and universal background check laws. On June 26, another group lost its suit against the state claiming the laws are unconstitutional.
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DOJ Ordered to Release Fast and Furious Documents

After 16 months of withholding documents related to Fast and Furious, a judge from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled the Department of Justice must turn over a “Vaughn index” of all materials related to the scandal. “Finally, we may get some accountability for Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and the countless others murdered as a result of the insanely reckless Obama administration program,” says Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton.
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Hornady Critical Duty 9mm Ammo Recall

Hornady has issued a recall on its Critical Duty 9mm 135-grain +P ammunition due to “light or no powder charges” in a single lot. The item number is 90226, with lot number 3141635. Using this ammo could damage your firearm or yourself. If you have a box of this ammo, do not use it and call Hornady for exchange information.
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Everytown for Gun Safety Commercial Backfires

Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety anti-gun organization released a commercial pushing for more gun control in which a man breaks into a woman’s house and proceeds to shoot her. On Tuesday’s The View, the hosts of the talk show aired the commercial and proceeded to discuss the commercial was the exact reason why three out of four of them own a firearm.
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Pentagon Loses $626 Million Worth of Weapons

A recent report reveals the Pentagon has lost 203,000 guns sent to Afghanistan over the last ten years. Due to faulty reporting and record keeping, $626 million worth of weapons are unaccounted for. Some worry these weapons will fall into the hands of terrorists.
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Introduced to shooting at young age by her older brother, Suzanne Wiley took to the shooting sports and developed a deep love for it over the years. Today, she enjoys plinking with her S&W M&P 15-22, loves revolvers, the 1911, short-barreled AR-15s, and shooting full auto when she gets the chance. Suzanne specializes in writing for the female shooter, beginner shooter, and the modern-day prepper. Suzanne is a staff writer for Cheaper Than Dirt!

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Comments (1)

  • G-Man

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    My comment is in reference to the article – “Everytown for Gun Safety Commercial Backfires”.

    The honest candor of these liberal women of “The View” in their video speaks volumes for the real pulse of the overall American attitude on guns; not these fake 90% polls that Obama and Bloomberg continue to claim as the try to disarm this country.

    When you strip away all the anti-gun brainwashing political ignorance pumped into these liberals, in the end it boils down to one fundamental truth:

    No matter whom you may be or your politics, survival is a basic instinct that can never be conditioned out of you. Deep inside every person knows our world will never be completely free of evil doers. So until something better comes along, the gun will remain the supreme defensive tool above anything else.

    So when faced with life or death, there is really no one that would deny the ultimate force of a gun to assure their family’s survival – and thus we are all pro-gun whether we want to admit it or not.

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