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on August 21, 2015 in World News

14-Year-Old Uses Rifle to Protect Siblings from Alleged Home Invaders

14-Year-Old Uses Rifle to Protect Siblings from Alleged Home Invaders by AWR Hawkins On August 19, a 14-year-old boy in North Las Vegas responded to alleged home invaders the way his parents taught him: he herded his younger siblings into an upstairs closet, grabbed a rifle and a cell phone to call 911, then climbed into the closet with them. The invasion ended when the home invaders found the children and were startled to be looking down the barrel of a gun. According to KSNV News3LV, the two home invasion suspects knocked, but 14-year-old Andrew Mason did not answer–just as his parents had… View Article

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on August 21, 2015 in World News

Ban Political Ads from Canadian TV, Radio

Ban Political Ads from Canadian TV, Radio by Robert Kraychik A former Canadian Liberal legislator is calling for a permanent ban on political television and radio ads in Canada, citing the status quo of restrictions on political messaging in Britain as his model. In Britain, John Milloy says, “major political parties” are each apportioned an equal amount of time by on government-licensed television stations to make their pitches. Early in the piece, Milloy reassures readers that the British ban does not apply to pamphlets, newspapers, billboards, or social media. Just a few paragraphs later, however, he changes his tune. When… View Article

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on August 21, 2015 in World News

Canadian Socialists Propose Possible Ban On Handguns

Canadian Socialists Propose Possible Ban On Handguns by Robert Kraychik The socialist NDP’s 2015 “Policy Book” contains a proposal to “enable all municipalities, provinces, and territories to implement a ban on handguns.” This follows many times its leader Thomas Mulcair has called for a registration of all firearms via a “gun registry,” ostensibly in the interests of public safety. On December 3, 2014, nearing the December 6 anniversary of the Montreal Massacre in 1989, Muclair said, “For the NDP, the obligation of result is that the police are able to track every gun. That has to be there both for… View Article

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on June 29, 2014 in World News

NDP leadership race is all strategy

NDP leadership race is all strategy One expert believes there’s a reason behind the Alberta NDP leadership candidates laying low. Eric Szeto has the story. EDMONTON – With all the coverage of the Alberta PC leadership race, you’d be hard-pressed to know there’s another leadership race going on in the province. Since late April, the Alberta NDP has been without a leader. And so far, only two people have thrown their hat into the race. “What’s surprising more than anything is there isn’t more than two leadership candidates,” says Bob Murray with the Frontier Centre for Public Policy. “We’re not… View Article

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