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2012-08-08 23:01:17

With nearly half the population owning a gun, Lawyers.com created an infographic tracking the 50 US rampage killings involving firearms over the last 25 years. (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 America is flooded with hundreds of millions of guns. Nearly half – 47 percent – of U.S. homes own a firearm. That´s 120-150 million people. As the Lawyers.com shows, we are paying the price for it. The infographic may be freely published and distributed, and can be found at...

2012-03-06 10:42:36

Researchers say people should behave cautiously; carry bear spray instead Carrying a gun in bear country doesn´t mean you´re more protected in the event of a bear encounter, according to new research out of Brigham Young University. A study led by BYU biologist and bear expert Tom S. Smith found that firing a gun is no more effective in keeping people from injury or death during bear attacks than not using a firearm. “It really isn´t about the kind of gun you...

2011-07-07 16:02:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Capitalizing on its federal appeals court victory Wednesday in Ezell v. City of Chicago, the Second Amendment Foundation today moved for a preliminary injunction against the State of Illinois to prevent further enforcement of that state's prohibitions on firearms carry in public by law-abiding citizens. The motion was filed in U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois in Springfield. Joining SAF in this motion are...

2010-03-24 16:35:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report published by MSNBC.com confirms "everything gun rights groups have been saying for years, that more armed citizens does not equate to increased violence, and actually coincides with a reduction in homicides," the Second Amendment Foundation said today. The on-line news agency this morning released an investigative report that record numbers of American citizens are now legally carrying firearms for personal protection. Yet, the...

2010-02-10 10:47:00

Coalition of National Park Service Retirees Highlights 11 Parks - Including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and Wolf Trap in DC Area -- as Examples of What Visitors Might Encounter. WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assault rifles on Mather Point overlooking the Grand Canyon? Handguns on the Filene Center concert lawn at Wolf Trap in the Washington, D.C. suburbs? Shotguns at Lamar River Valley in the backcountry at Yellowstone National Park, the world's first national park?...

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2009-06-09 12:00:00

Scientists in the UK have developed a portable microwave scanner that is small enough to be used covertly at some distance from the subject that is expected to help police identify individuals carrying concealed guns and knives, BBC News reported.The device is designed to pick up the "reflections" of weapons concealed beneath clothing and is based around microwave radar technology.Technology like this could help increase the effectiveness of stop-and-search, according to officials.Currently,...

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2009-04-09 11:25:00

Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch has received a three-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. He was arrested in California in February on gun possession charges. Lynch recently entered a guilty plea to a misdemeanor count of carrying a gun in his vehicle and was sentenced to three years probation. The NFL suspension, first reported by the Buffalo News, was handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. During a Feb. 11 incident, Lynch was discovered with a...

2008-08-27 00:00:38

By The Associated Press HARROLD, Texas (AP) -- Along with normal first-day jitters and excitement, students in this tiny district started school Monday wondering which teachers might be toting firearms. "It was kind of awkward knowing that some teachers were carrying guns," said Adam Lira, 17, a senior. "I don't feel like they should be, 'cause we already have locked doors and cameras. But I didn't feel threatened by it." Several parents said they had no idea that employees of the K-12...

2008-08-26 09:01:08

By Angela K. Brown Associated Press HARROLD, Texas -- Along with normal first-day jitters and excitement, students in this tiny district started school Monday wondering which teachers might be toting firearms. "It was kind of awkward knowing that some teachers were carrying guns," said Adam Lira, 17, a senior. "I don't feel like they should be, 'cause we already have locked doors and cameras. But I didn't feel threatened by it." Several parents said they had no idea that employees of the...

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2008-07-28 13:43:19

A new analysis of a 2005 survey of American schoolchildren has identified factors that may be used to help improve school safety. The research, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Annals of General Psychiatry, gives detailed information about the carrying of guns, blades and clubs. 13,707 students participated in the study, 6,664 (50.5%) were male and 7,193 (49.5%) were females. Overall, 10.2% of males and 2.6% of females reported carrying a weapon on school property. An...


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