How to Reduce Your Risk of Death by Gun Violence

Do you want to reduce your risk of death by gun violence? If so, consider these 10 common sense ways to do so. These are things one can implement fully and immediately with no permission or agreement from anyone else but are entirely in the control of any individual. Marching to persuade politicians is a very indirect way of reducing anyone’s risk from gun violence. And considering their track record on so many issues, politicians may end up putting us all at further risk when all is said and done.

Florida investigator: Employee could not log in to NICS, so all carry permits granted.

For more than a year, the state of Florida failed to conduct national background checks on tens of thousands of applications for concealed weapons permits, potentially allowing drug addicts or people with a mental illness to carry firearms in public.

A previously unreported Office of Inspector General investigation found that in February 2016 the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services stopped using a FBI crime database called the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that ensures applicants who want to carry a gun do not have a disqualifying history in other states.

Congressional Democrats Introduce National Gun Registration and Licensing Act

On Wednesday, congressional Democrats introduced bills to the House and the Senate that would establish a “system of licensing for purchasers of certain firearms” and “a record of sale system for those firearms” that would create a national registry for firearm sales and transfers in the United States and broadly prohibit the sale or transfer of guns to anyone without a federal license.

Police: Cop impersonators responded to 911 calls, made arrests for years

Law enforcement officials said a group of police impersonators in Michigan spent years making arrests and fooling first responders.

The Flint Journal reports that a core group of about 10 people have been impersonating police across Genesee County, Michigan since October 2015. They are currently facing felony charges.

Teen Sent to Prison for Defending Home from Intruders—Because The Intruders Were Cops

Austin, TX – When a SWAT team initiated a no-knock raid in search of cannabis, they were met with gunfire, and while the resident surrendered as soon as he realized his home was being raided by police, the fact that he opened fire on the intruders and shot one of them in the leg has resulted in a 13-year prison sentence.

NC Democratic Sheriff Candidate Jokes About Killing Gun Owners

Once again, we’re reminded how the Left just hates us, and that they can’t be trusted on gun control. Enough with the lies that they just want common sense gun control. They either want to lay down the foundation to ban and confiscate guns, or they just want to kill you—or at least joke about it. In North Carolina, a Democrat running for sheriff joked about just that during a meeting with Moms Demand Action. The race is in Buncombe County.

Actors at Casting Call Are Surprised by Real Gun Facts They're Asked to Read.

Here is what happens when people on both sides of the gun conversation in America are able to be heard. (to view video, click "Read more" below)

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YouTube tightens gun policies, bans firearms demos

YouTube will start banning videos that promote websites selling guns and accessories, as well as videos that provide instructions on how to assemble firearms, the company announced Wednesday.

State senator says school districts should be able to set gun policy

State senators debated Tuesday whether schools should be allowed to be gun-free zones.

State Sen. Martha Hennessy. D-Hanover, put forth the 74-word amendment to a school safety bill to give school districts greater control of gun policy.

"My amendment would allow local school boards to decide, for their own schools, whether to allow firearms in the building or on school buses," Hennessey said.

The amendment is drawing fierce opposition, with some arguing that it's the first step toward greater restrictions of gun rights.

TSA accused of searching phones and laptops on domestic flights

We’re all used to our bags being searched when we go through airport security, but a number of reports claim that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is also searching the electronic devices belonging to passengers on domestic flights within the U.S.

As a result, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against the TSA, requesting records gathered by the fderal agency.

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