Facebook banned ad for gun safes and vaults

Hyatt Guns, in Charlotte, NC, recently posted an ad for gun safes and vaults on their Facebook page as part of a Veterans Day promotion. Almost immediately, Facebook’s speech Nazis removed the ad from Hyatt’s page. Facebook says that since Hyatt sells guns, which are banned from Facebook, advertising for these other, innocuous products is also banned, although Facebook’s official …

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News from Abroad

Russia From sputnicknews.com, on 18 November, 2014: MOSCOW, November 18 (Sputnik) – Russia has updated its legislation to allow civilians to carry firearms for self-defense, according to an amended decree on lethal weapons that appeared Tuesday on the official database of Russian laws and legal documents. Russia now allows better gun rights than the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, …

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AG nominee Loretta Lynch update

You probably never heard of liberal Democrat Loretta Lynch, Barack Obama’s pick for attorney general, until last week. But we’re learning more . . .

F&F and First Amendment update

Although we mentioned this many months ago, we now have proof. A Department of Justice document dump to government watchdog Judicial Watch, made public this week, shows that former DOJ spokeswoman and Eric Holder minion Tracy Schmaler talked to the White House about “out of control” investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson. Attkisson was covering the felonious ATF Operation Fast and Furious …

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WA museum plans to return borrowed WWII firearms

The Lynden Pioneer Museum in northern Washington state plans to remove about a dozen borrowed firearms from a World War Two exhibit and return them to their owners to comply with the state’s new gun control law that requires background checks for all gun “transfers.” Washington voters passed legislation earlier this month expanding background checks on all firearms purchases to …

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Legality of the SigTac SB15 pistol stabilizing brace

Regarding an inquiry about a short-barreled shotgun design that incorporated the SB15 brace (which is intended to allow a shooter to fire an AR-style pistol with one hand using a Velcro strap to attach it to the arm, and has heretofore been classified as a pistol and not a short-barreled rifle), Acting Chief of the BATF’s Firearms Technology Branch Max …

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Attorney filed request that the DC be held in contempt of court

Attorney Alan Gura has filed a request that the District of Columbia be held in contempt of court in the 2009 Palmer v. District case for enacting new gun laws that are so restrictive as to be out of compliance with US District Judge Frederick Scullin’s order to allow for concealed carry in the city. Gura argued that “despite passing …

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