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Texas Lawmaker Pushes for Reduction of Gun-Free Zones

A Texas state lawmaker has pre-filed a gun bill that if passed, will broaden the places a licensed to carry (LTC) holder can enter and would bring the State closer to “constitutional carry,” the author says. He hopes to eliminate all “gun-free zones.”

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Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos: Terrorist Train Attack Shows Gun-Free Zones Don’t Work

Authors Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos appeared on Monday’s Breitbart News Daily to discuss their new book, The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Heroes. If their names sound familiar, it is because they are the subjects of the book, as well as its authors: two of the three Americans who saved countless lives by stepping forward when terrorist Ayoub el-Khazzani attempted to stage a massacre on a train from Brussels to Paris in August 2015.

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Texas Muhammad Art Attack Conspirator to be Sentenced

The only known, living terrorist connected to the May 3, 2015, attack at the Muhammad Art contest in Texas, Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem, is set to be sentenced on September 15. Kareem is a former Baptist who converted to Islam. His given name is Decarus Thomas.

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Tim Kaine, Democrats Risk Our Lives for Gun Control

On April 16, 2007, Seung-Hui Cho opened fire with a handgun on gun-free zone Virginia Tech University, killing 32 unarmed innocents. Less than a year later, in March 2008, Governor Tim Kaine (D) vetoed a bill intended to mitigate the chances of such a slaughter reoccurring by allowing Virginians to keep a loaded gun in their car for self-defense.

Cleveland Police Union: Open Carry at RNC Takes Away Our Resources

The president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association said he is a “Second Amendment guy” but asks people who are protesting at the Republican National Convention to leave their guns at home: “We will be watching you if you are carrying and this takes away our resources.”

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Gun Owners of America: House GOP Should Focus on Gun-Free Zones and Terrorists, Not Guns

While House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) and other GOP lawmakers vacillate on gun control, combined with the language of terrorism, Gun Owners of America (GOA) warns that guns should not be part of the post-Orlando conversation. Rather, the focus should be on abolishing gun-free zones–like Pulse Orlando–and arresting the individuals who are named in terror watch lists, if those lists are actually reliable.

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Houston Gay Pride Parade Declared ‘Gun-Free Zone’

Organizers for the Houston LGBT Pride celebration have declared the parade route and other pride events to be gun-free zones. The move comes less than two weeks after the Orlando Islamic terrorist attack at a gay nightclub — another “gun-free zone.” It also follows a threat of gun violence on Twitter.

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Cops and GOP Convention Goers are Sitting Ducks, Says Cleveland Police Union

The president of the Cleveland Ohio police union warns that cops and convention goers are “sitting ducks” at the 2016 Republican National Convention. The City of Cleveland is ill-equipped to handle the thousands of professional leftist, Black Lives Matter, and other protesters and there is just under a month to go before the convention.

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UCLA Gunman Identified as Former Student Mainak Sarkar

UCLA gunman Mainak Sarkar allegedly shot and killed professor William Klug on Wednesday over a computer code. LAPD says Sarkar, who killed himself after allegedly murdering Klug, had accused Klug of “stealing his computer code and giving it to someone