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Armed protesters rally in Texas, denied entry into state capitol building
The Huffington Post
Armed demonstrators gathered outside the Texas capitol building in Austin, seeking to highlight the state's right to openly carry rifles. While some were unsettled by the display, the protesters said the event was designed to get people accustomed to the weapons and show that those carrying them were normal citizens. "That's why we're here. Trying to make people feel more at ease, so they don't feel that way," said Scott Smith, a member of the group Open Carry Texas, which organized the event.
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Gun-friendly states court Connecticut gunmakers
USA Today
More than a year removed from his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is now a headliner in a new and equally crowded campaign. Perry and governors representing other gun-friendly states are aggressively attempting to lure gunmakers, suppliers and other vendors away from Connecticut and the surrounding region, which for generations has drawn much of its identity from the firearms industry.
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Gun-maker airlifts 20,000 extended magazines into Colorado ahead of ban
The Raw Story
Gun-maker Magpul airlifted thousands of extended assault rifle magazines into a Colorado gun show, giving away 1,500 and putting the rest up for sale just 24 hours before a new law takes effect that makes the magazines illegal across the state. The event, "A Farewell to Arms," attracted over 3,000 gun enthusiasts who received free extended magazines with their purchases, according to CBS Denver. An additional 18,500 magazines were designated to be sold at discount, with the proceeds going to benefit a pro-gun group calling itself "Free Colorado."
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Understanding the need for 'high capacity' magazines
Personal Defense Network
Math lesson. How much ammunition do you need for personal or home defense? It's a hot topic today. Rob Pincus has the stats at hand and runs the numbers to illustrate that the logical need for a high number of rounds in a defensive firearm is a reality and is something we should be prepared for.
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Kokesh breaks Washington gun laws on video in one man protest
The Washington Times
Adam Kokesh and Washington, D.C., on July 4 have been linked for months. First Kokesh was planning a massive gun-rights march in The District. Then there was going to be no march in the Nation's capital but instead be 50 state wide marches on each capital. After that announcement, people wondered with state marches, which one was Adam Kokesh going to attend? The answer to where was Kokesh this July 4 came via a YouTube video released by Kokesh himself. The video shows him standing in the last place many expected to find him, Freedom Plaza, Washington, D.C.
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Illinois governor vetoes concealed carry bill
The Daily Caller
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn issued an amendatory veto on a bill that would allow, and regulate, the carrying of concealed weapons in public places. The state has until July 9 to pass a bill that legalizes the right to carry a firearm, according to a federal court ruling, leaving the legislature with a week to either accept Quinn's changes and rewrite the bill, or override the veto.
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Montgomery County women gun owners join national shooting league
The Reporter
The A Girl and A Gun Women's Shooting League is launching its first Pennsylvania chapter on July 10. The league was founded by Julianna Crowder and Renee Blaine two years ago when a group of ladies got together at a local range in Leander, Texas to socialize and shoot guns. Word spread across Texas and now, the league has grown to include 47 chapters, across 19 states. Current membership is 1,473 members and a social media following of more than 8,000 fans.
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Biden hits the road for gun control
OzarksFirst.com
President Barack Obama has made new gun control laws a priority of his second term. And he's sending Vice President Joe Biden on the road to some gun-friendly areas to get support for his proposals. Vice President Biden is heading to Virginia to try to gain public support for President Obama's gun control proposals. "It's not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people, it's about keeping all guns out of the hands of bad people," Biden said.
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Gun rights advocates rally in Washington, DC, armed with toy guns
Guns.com
Gun rights advocates rallied together in Washington, D.C. for the Toy Gun March. An NBC affiliate reported that activists were armed with toy guns, water pistols and high-capacity Super Soakers while they marched from Arlington to the National Mall for a peaceful protest. While attendance was much lower than anticipated, event organizer Austin Petersen didn't seem at all disappointed, as their primary focus was to get their message out, which they successfully did.
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