Archive for March, 2013

13 Mar 2013

Access to Gun Records Blocked by State Lawmakers

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I just read an article on Pewstates.org that may be of interest to you. This article summarizes the happenings in many states regarding blocking gun records from being published in local newspapers. It points out that many states in the past have already done so, but some states are rushing to join them recently in […]

12 Mar 2013

How the White House silenced gun control groups

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I just read an article on Politico.com that I thought you should read. This article summarizes the events that lead to many gun control groups being silenced when their voices are expected the most. This is because of an agreement between the President and the gun control groups that allowed them to have access and […]

12 Mar 2013

Guns-in-trunks Passage Ends 4-year Battle over Bbill

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Tennessean.com. This article summarizes the results of a bill that was passed in Tennessee regarding guns. By a 72-22 vote, the bill was passed and says that handgun owners with permits are now allowed to carry their weapons in their cars wherever they want to go. The […]

12 Mar 2013

What States Have The Highest Crime Rate?

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Check out this blog post on Stockvalues.us. This article gives its readers a list of the top and bottom states in terms of property crimes committed. The top five highest crime rates for cities are: South Carolina, Texas, Washington and Louisiana. The lowest five are: North Dakota, South Dakota, New York, Idaho and New Jersey. […]

12 Mar 2013

N.C. sheriffs wage fight over gun records

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I just read an article on Charlotteobserver.com that may be of interest to you. This article summarizes the events that took place in North Carolina regarding police sheriffs and their gun records. It mentions how a sheriff in Gaston County refused to give the names and addresses of permit holders to a newspaper. This event […]

12 Mar 2013

Tribes win new power to prosecute non-Indians for domestic violence

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I just read an article on Mcclatchydc.com that might interest you. This article summarizes the the decision that Congress made concerning Indian tribes and domestic violence. It was determined that Indian tribes will now be able to prosecute non-indian people in tribal courts for any crimes relating to domestic violence. After waiting 16 months and […]

12 Mar 2013

Would-be concealed carry permit holders face months of delay

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Interesting article posted on Denverpost.com. This article summarizes the increased period of time the city of Denver is experiencing in terms of allowing their residents to acquire concealed carry permits. They give an example of a woman who was already completed all of the necessary items required to get a permit, such as training. However, […]

11 Mar 2013

Evolution of Policing in the US – Influence of the Political Era

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In the minds of many police admirers there exists the iconic picture of a friendly Irish beat cop cheerfully greeting his neighborhood shop keepers and playfully demonstrating his twirling skills with his nightstick for local children on foot patrol while protecting citizens from the criminal element. On the other hand, there exists a darker picture, […]