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on July 30, 2015 in World News

How UBS Sent Millions to the Clintons

How UBS Sent Millions to the Clintons After Hillary Saved the Mega Bank While Secretary of State Source: Michael Krieger, Liberty Blitzkrieg A few weeks after Hillary Clinton was sworn in as secretary of state in early 2009, she was summoned to Geneva by her Swiss counterpart to discuss an urgent matter. The Internal Revenue Service was suing UBS AG to get the identities of Americans with secret accounts. If the case proceeded, Switzerland’s largest bank would face an impossible choice: Violate Swiss secrecy laws by handing over the names, or refuse and face criminal charges in U.S. federal court…. View Article

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on July 30, 2015 in World News

Gun silencer sales are booming

Gun silencer sales are booming Gun silencer sales are on fire. The number of registered silencers surged 38% from last year to 792,282 in February 2015, according to the most recent figures from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. There were 571,750 licenses in March 2014. “It’s getting to be more mainstream,” said Josh Waldron, CEO of SilencerCo, which makes and sells silencers. Waldron said his company has nearly doubled its workforce in the past year to 215 employees and also added more machinery as it tries to work through a backlog of orders. The company, based in… View Article

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on July 30, 2015 in World News

NRA says 4.2M Americans could lose gun rights

NRA says 4.2M Americans could lose gun rights Author: Dave Delozier, The Social Security Administration is developing a new policy to address the reporting of mentally incapacitated beneficiaries to the federal government’s gun-purchase background check system, which could prevent more than 4 million Americans from buying a gun. National Rifle Association officials said the policy change could impact 4.2 million Americans who receive Social Security benefits and have a “representative payee” to manage those benefits. The NRA said it will force seniors to decide between arming themselves or receiving their Social Security checks. Federal laws prohibit the sale of firearms… View Article

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on July 30, 2015 in World News

Jindal: Gun rights extend to movie theaters

Jindal: Gun rights extend to movie theaters By Ben Kamisar Republican presidential hopeful Gov. Bobby Jindal (La.) said that people should be allowed to carry guns wherever they are, including movie theaters, one week after a gunman killed two people in a theater in his home state. “I’m a big believer that where you are legally allowed to be, you should be able to have your Second Amendment rights as well,” he said Wednesday on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.” ADVERTISEMENT “There are private property rights issues, I understand that. Somebody has a right to say what they… View Article

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on July 30, 2015 in World News

The dark reason why guns are virtually guaranteed to be a major issue of the 2016 campaign

The dark reason why guns are virtually guaranteed to be a major issue of the 2016 campaign by Maxwell Tani After years of ducking presidential-campaign battles over gun laws out of fear of the powerful gun lobby, it appears that Democrats are finally ready to go on the offensive. Democrats are becoming more and more outspoken about gun violence in the wake of seemingly ever increasing mass shootings, despite the fact that the American public remains as opposed as ever to many gun-control measures. And the increase in mass shootings has guaranteed that candidates will have to address the issue… View Article

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on July 30, 2015 in World News

Texas Judge Declares State’s Online Sexual Solicitation of a Minor Law Unconstitutional

Texas Judge Declares State’s Online Sexual Solicitation of a Minor Law Unconstitutional by Bob Price A Texas district court judge declared the state’s online sexual solicitation of a minor law unconstitutional on Wednesday afternoon. The judge ruled that the law violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution regarding freedom of speech. The state’s law prohibits using the internet or any other electronic communication to arrange a meeting with a minor for sexual relations. Judge Kelly’s 9th District Court ruling could have a devastating effect on prosecutions of online child predators if allowed to stand. The ruling came out of… View Article

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on July 30, 2015 in World News

11th Circuit: Law Barring Doctors From Asking About Guns Is Constitutional

11th Circuit: Law Barring Doctors From Asking About Guns Is Constitutional by AWR Hawkins On July 28 the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated an injunction against Florida’s “Firearms Owners’ Privacy Act”–a law that prevents doctors from asking patients about gun ownership, guns in their homes, etc. By a 2-1 vote the 11th Circuit reaffirmed that the law does not violate the First Amendment. According to the ABA Journal, the law bars doctors from inquiring into gun-related matters unless the “information is relevant to the patient’s medical care or safety, or the safety of others.” It also prohibits doctors… View Article

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on July 30, 2015 in World News

Trump with 7 Point Lead over GOP Field

Trump with 7 Point Lead over GOP Field by Alex Swoyer Donald Trump is number one in a new nationwide poll from Quinnipiac University, with a seven-percentage point lead over all other GOP presidential candidates. Trump took 20 percent in the poll, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker comes in second with 13 percent. The third candidate according to the poll is former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with 10 percent. All other GOP presidential candidates come in under double digits. Dr. Ben Carson, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)came in with six percent. Sen. Ted Cruz… View Article

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on July 30, 2015 in World News

‘American’ is an Offensive Term, Explains US College’s new Style guide

‘American’ is an Offensive Term, Explains US College’s new Style guide by James Delingpole It’s a situation we’ve all found ourselves in at some time or another: it’s a dark night in a strange part of town; you’re lost and slightly afraid, when suddenly – the horror – you find yourself surrounded by a menacing gang of crop-haired lesbians. Or people with Long-John-Silver-style peg legs and hooks where their hands should be. Or people with like, really old wrinkly skin and gray hair. Or people who aren’t necessarily white or cis-gendered. Or Americans. And the question you ask yourself in… View Article

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on July 30, 2015 in World News

Does Obama Think People Should Be Allowed to Own Guns?

Does Obama Think People Should Be Allowed to Own Guns? by AWR Hawkins When gun scholar John Lott met Barack Obama for the first time in 1996, he said Obama told him, “I don’t believe that people should be able to own guns.” Lott and Obama were both at the University of Chicago Law School “where Obama was a part-time lecturer” when the future president reportedly made that statement. And as Lott points out on PolitZette, the statement really encapsulates the way Obama has conducted himself in political office. For example: During his time in Illinois state politics, Obama supported… View Article

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