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Guns in the parking lot: A delicate workplace issue
The Wall Street Journal
Across the country, employers are grappling with new laws that bring guns closer to the office. Starbucks Corp. made headlines recently when its chief executive asked customers to keep guns out of company cafes. His appeal thrust the company into local and nationwide debates about the role of private business and public gun laws.
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Is carrying concealed your insurance policy?
The Daily Caller
Personal safety is a daily routine for many Americans. We lock our doors at night, install smoke detectors and burglar alarms in our homes, keep fire extinguishers in our homes, practice fire drills, wear our seat belts when driving, and wear helmets when driving motorcycles and ATVs. These are just a few of the general safety practices many Americans practice every day. With all this safety being practiced, why do so many people keep insurance on things like homes, autos, lives and other valuables?
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Texas law overrides NFL; allows armed off-duty officers at games
CBS Sports
A new NFL policy would ban off-duty police officers from carrying guns into games, except in Texas, CBS Dallas/Fort Worth reports. According to the NFL memo, "off-duty officers who attempt to bring firearms into an NFL facility will be denied entry," but a Texas state law supersedes NFL policy, and as long as officers check in at a specific gate to inform stadium security where they will be sitting, those officers can keep possession of their weapons.
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Dallas woman designs concealed carry handbags
NBC DFW
It's been said that necessity is the mother of invention. It's with that in mind that Kate Woolstenhulme created a line of designer handbags that allow women to carry their concealed weapons in style. "I did some market research and I realized, as many women as there are carrying firearms, there are a lot of women with the same issue that I have," said Woolstenhulme. "I was looking for something that would properly conceal my handgun, make it accessible and also fulfill my fashion requirement."
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Some employees of East Texas school district now armed
KWTX-TV
Some employees of the Huntington Independent School District in East Texas are now carrying firearms on campus. The Huntington School board passed a policy in March allowing some staff members to carry arms, and beginning Friday those who qualified arrived on campus with their weapons. The board approved the new policy after to the deadly shootings at in December 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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Did Texas cop infringe on a father's Second Amendment rights?
The Associated Press via Amarillo Globe-News
A Central Texas trial is drawing the attention of gun rights advocates who question why a police officer confronted a man carrying a semi-automatic rifle as he hiked with his son. A Bell County jury was seated in Belton, southwest of Waco, in the trial of Army Master Sgt. Christopher Grisham, who is charged with a misdemeanor count of interfering with the duties of an officer.
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TCU rejects pro-gun flyer, raffle attempts from conservative student group
Opposing Views
A conservative student group at TCU is upset after school officials rejected several attempts by the group to advertise for a pro-Second Amendment speech. The group, a Young Americans for Freedom chapter, hosted an event featuring former U.S. Treasurer Bay Buchanon. The group tried to advertise for the event with a flyer featuring an old school shotgun with the words "Fully Loaded" printed below the gun.
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Patriot Legal Protection seeks representatives
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In June 2013, Patriot Legal Protection and CHL Protection Plan combined to form the highest quality legal protection for handgun owners. "We are excited to welcome current CHLPP members into the Patriot Legal Protection family. We believe we have the best, most comprehensive and most affordable plan available," said Tim Hoch, owner and CEO of Patriot Legal Protection-CHLPP."
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Court won't hear arguments against Maryland gun law
ABC News
The Supreme Court won't review a decision upholding a Maryland gun law that requires residents to demonstrate a "good and substantial reason" to get a permit to carry a handgun outside their own home or business. The high court refused to hear from Raymond Woollard and the Washington state-based Second Amendment Foundation Inc., who said the law violates the Second Amendment.
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Concealed carry calibers: Pros and cons of the 9mm, .40 S&W and the .45 ACP
The Daily Caller
Probably the most commonly asked question among people looking for a defensive handgun and trying to decide which one to buy is "Which one is the best?" The truth is, there is no such thing. The best gun and caliber combination will be what appeals to and fulfills an individual's needs and capabilities, and of course, budget. Here's a look at the pros and cons of three popular concealed carry calibers: 9mm, 40 S&W and .45 ACP.
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