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Thursday, February 04, 2016

In a major victory for gun rights advocates, a federal appeals court on Thursday sided with a broad coalition of gun owners, businesses and organizations that challenged the constitutionality of a Maryland ban on assault weapons and other laws aimed at curbing gun violence.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said the state's prohibition on what the court called "the vast majority of semi-automatic rifles commonly kept by several million American citizens" amounted to a violation of their rights under the Constitution.

"In our view, Maryland law implicates the core protection of the Second Amendment -- the right of law-abiding responsible citizens to use arms in defense of hearth and home," Chief Judge William Traxler wrote in the divided ruling.

Provisions that outlaw these firearms, Traxler wrote, "substantially burden this fundamental right."

Nobel Peace Prize nominees: The Greek island groups welcoming Syrian refugees, an escaped ISIS sex slave turned women's rights activist, the negotiators who ended five decades of civil war in Colombia, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. Oh, and Donald Trump. The Republican presidential candidate, who was hosting a reality TV show at this time last year, has been nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize by a mystery patron, Nobel observer Kristian Berg Harpviken told CNN, confirming an earlier AFP report.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

UConn officials explain thinking behind African American male-only section of dorm read more

Friday, January 29, 2016

The FBI released video Thursday of state police officers fatally shooting one of the armed Oregon protesters who took over a remote wildlife refuge. Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, 56, died Tuesday during the arrest of occupation ringleader Ammon Bundy and four others during a traffic stop near the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. His death was captured on video taken from an FBI plane that shot footage as Finicum, driving a white truck, was pursued and ultimately confronted and killed by Oregon State Police officers. ... "Finicum leaves the truck and steps through the snow," [FBI special agent Greg] Bretzing said. "Agents and troopers on scene had information that Finicum and others would be armed. On at least two occasions, Finicum reaches his right hand toward a pocket on the left inside portion of his jacket. He did have a loaded 9 mm semi-automatic handgun in that pocket. At this time, OSP troopers shot Finicum." read more

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Marijuana will be legalized in Canada on April 20th 2016. Before the legalization liberal party has decided the cost of marijuana at which it would be sold all across the Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau himself announced the prices.

Justin Trudeau stated that high quality marijuana would be produced in ‘best soil' and sold to the people of Canada. At local marijuana stores in Canada, marijuana will be sold in a tight, sealed, smell-proof and clear plastic bag.

The prices are as follows:

$19.99 for a gram.

$499.99 for an ounce.

$249.99 for half an ounce.

Additional tax will be added.
Many Canadians are wondering what the legal age of possession or smoking marijuana will be. Justin Trudeau recently announced at a meeting with liberal party members that legal age for possession or smoking marijuana is 24 years old all across Canada in every province.


Marylands list of "approved handguns" available for purchase by the public.

Sammy, Maryland does indeed ban AK-15s and AR-47s...

Did anyone bother to tell the criminals in Baltimore (50+ homicides per 100K every year) that extended clips are illegal in handguns? Oh.. that right, criminals, by very definition, do not follow the law...


Democrats no longer able to vote because of muh ebil guns....


Title IX explained at the bottom of the article.


Our Indian friends are claiming to have developed a vaccine for Zika.


Texas offers a free state issued ID to vote. Now the complaint is that one has to travel to get their picture taken and get the card. Im pretty sure once that issue is resolved the next complaint will be that during the travel no Happy Meals are provided. Then the complaint will be that the traveler does not like the toy in their free Happy Meal. Its a never ending battle to placate one side that needs the votes from those ineligible to vote to maintain power.



73% of felons are Democrats.


GOP caucus live if anyone wants to follow...

Ben Carson actually taking one district...whodathot?

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