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President Trump Quietly Rolling Back Obama-Era Gun Controls

While rolling back onerous Obama-era environmental and business regulations, President Donald Trump has also been quietly dropping gun controls which were either put in place or at least prolonged by the Obama administration.

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Neil Gorsuch to Participate in Deciding SCOTUS Gun Rights Hearing this Week

Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court on April 7 and this week will take part in deciding whether he and his fellow justices will hear the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s ruling which upheld California’s “good cause” requirement for concealed carry.

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NRA Eyeing 30 Years of Pro-Gun SCOTUS

The National Rifle Association (NRA) endorsed Donald Trump’s candidacy with the outspoken intention of saving the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) from the anti-gun, leftist jurists who would have certainly been nominated by Hillary Clinton.

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NRA: Gun Control Was on the Ballot and It Lost

On November 11, the National Rifle Association (NRA) reminded everyone in the Twittersphere that gun control was on the ballot in the presidential election, and it lost.

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Americans Vote To Preserve Heller, Second Amendment

Time and again Clinton openly admitted her disagreement with Heller–and her plan to use SCOTUS to tweak or reverse it–while simultaneously pushing enough gun control to abolish the Second Amendment. Trump took the opposite position: vowing to defend Heller with SCOTUS justices “in the mold of Justice Scalia” and to maintain the Second Amendment “in its strongest form.”

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WSJ: No Hillary, The Heller Decision Does Not Endanger Toddlers

In a fact-check on the gun claims Hillary Clinton made during the last presidential debate, the Wall Street Journal reports that she “misleadingly suggested” the District of Columbia v Heller (2008) decision endangers toddlers.

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Supreme Court Opens Annual Term, Including Second Amendment

Monday the Supreme Court began its 2016 October Term, which will involve up to 80 cases and continue through next June. While there are already some important cases scheduled for argument, one case not yet on the calendar—a Second Amendment case—highlights more than any other the decades-long impact that November’s election will have on the Constitution and the nation.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 file photo, a Glock representative explains features of the Glock 37 Gen 4 .45 caliber pistol at the 35th annual SHOT Show, in Las Vegas. After struggling to sway both state and federal lawmakers, proponents of expanding background checks for gun sales …

Flashback: Chicago Tribune Warned of Dangers of Gun Bans in 2010

On March 04, 2010, the Chicago Tribune reported that the hallmark of municipal gun bans was a sharp increase in death rates, and it suggested the reason for the rise in fatalities was because bans affect law-abiding citizens rather than criminals.