#AceNewsServices – CONNECTICUT:Dec.17 – The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose Reuters reported. 

While the AR-15 assault weapon used in the attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School was legally sold in Connecticut, the lawsuit contends that the weapon should not have been available to 20-year-old gunman Adam Lanza.

This is an AR-15 rifle. It is the most popular rifle sold in the United States today. Millions have been sold to American citizens since 1963.

The AR-15 is manufactured by Bushmaster, a privately held company based in Windham, Maine.

Lanza shot dead 20 first-graders and six educators in the Dec. 14, 2012, attack, which stands as one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. The massacre sparked a fresh debate on gun rights, which are protected by the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

“This is a weapon that is designed for military use, for killing as many people as efficiently as possible,” Michael Koskoff, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, said in a phone interview. “It’s negligent for any seller to sell a weapon like that to the general public.”


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‘ Save Your 2nd Amendment Rights NRA Truth About Gun Owners TAG Poll ‘

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES – July 17 – NRA – Truth About Gun Owners.  

Help set the record straight before the anti-gun media destroys your freedom…
    Dear Friend,President Obama and the media are waging all-out war on the Second Amendment.

And unless you take action now, your right to own a gun will soon be a thing of the past.

Right now Congress and the American public are being bombarded with a steady stream of media attacks on our gun rights. CBS, ABC, MSNBC and CNN are flooding the airwaves and blaming the acts of violent criminals on our Second Amendment freedom.

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Obama is echoing the media’s demand for “sensible gun control.” You and I know that’s code for GUN BANS and GUN OWNER REGISTRATION.WE HAVE TO FIGHT BACK NOW

That’s why I need you to complete the NRA Truth About Gun Owners Poll (TAG Poll) today. Your completed TAG Poll is the best defense NRA has in our battle to protect your Second Amendment rights on Capitol Hill.

Over the past 20 years NRA has been using TAG Polls like this to combat the media’s lies and get the truth out about law-abiding gun owners like you and me.

When the media elites bombard Congress with calls for gun control, your TAG Poll answers give NRA the cold, hard, indisputable proof of where you and America’s 100 million gun owners really stand… and that we will mobilize gun-owners by the millions to DEFEAT anti-gun legislation.

When I go to Capitol Hill to meet with your elected officials, this is the one poll about gun rights that matters most to them.

But I can’t let your Congressman and Senators know the truth about where law-abiding gun owners like you stand unless you complete your TAG Poll today.

Remember, the talking heads on the nightly news don’t own guns. The editorial board at The New York Times doesn’t believe owning a gun can help protect you from criminal attacks. 

But they think they can pressure Congress to BAN GUNS and REGISTER GUN OWNERS.

So please, click here and take your TAG Poll today. Speak up and tell Congress what you really think about your Right to Keep and Bear Arms.

If you don’t speak for yourself, the media will speak for you.

And the media elites know that if they tell their anti-gun lies often enough – – it will give cover to gun-ban ringleaders in Congress to push through their freedom-killing agenda.

So please, don’t wait. Take your TAG Poll today. Now is the time to STAND and FIGHT with NRA.

Thank you for answering the call of freedom. Thank you for answering your TAG Poll right away.


Wayne LaPierre
Executive Vice President

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“Turkish Government has Submitted Proposals to Amend a Disputed Internet Bill”

#AceWorldNews says that the Turkish government has submitted proposals to amend a disputed internet bill, which was passed by parliament a week ago.

There are also calls for President Abdullah Gul to veto it.

The first amendment proposes that Turkey’s Directorate of Telecommunication (TIB) be unable to block access to web pages and instead must send its decision to a court, which must decide itself within 24 hours, or the initial TIB decision become void.

The second amendment is aimed at making sure information on internet traffic would be collected using IP and subscriber numbers, instead of URL’s, which are seen as more insidious.

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`Concealed-weapon Rule in California Struck Down by Appeals Court’

#AceWorldNews says a federal appeals court struck down California rules on concealed weapons on Thursday, deeming them in violation of the Second Amendment right to bear arms. In a 2-1 ruling, a 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals panel said that state counties could not require those with clean records applying for a concealed-weapon permit to prove “good cause” for receiving permission beyond self-defence.

The state prohibits anyone from carrying a handgun in public without a concealed-weapon license. It’s usually state sheriffs or police chiefs that issue a permit, which demands the applicant show good character, have valid cause and take proper training.

Law enforcement usually requires an applicant to show there is real danger or other reasons that a permit is needed beyond self-defence. This requirement, the court said, violated applicants’ constitutional rights.

“The right to bear arms includes the right to carry an operable firearm outside the home for the lawful purpose of self-defence,” Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain wrote for the majority.

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Obama Administration Issues “Two New Executive Orders” on Gun Control in Attempt to Erode Second Amendment

#AceWorldNews according to by  in his story on January 4th, 2014 that was last updated at 9:07 pm. The Obama Administration announced two new executive orders on gun control Friday, after countless other attempts to erode Second Amendment rights failed to gain public support.

gunconfiscationAccording to one of the proposed actions, patient privacy laws would be pushed aside to allow increased government access to mental health records. Currently required to protect that information, states would now be exempt, instead encouraged to submit a patients private records into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).

A second proposal from the Department of Justice would “clarify” who is barred from owning firearms, which would include anyone involuntarily committed to an inpatient or outpatient mental institution. In an attempt to diminish concern, the administration claims that seeking help for mental issues does not prohibit a person from firearm ownership.

“The proposed rule will not change the fact that seeking help for mental health problems or getting treatment does not make someone legally prohibited from having a firearm,” the statement said.

Unfortunately, even without the executive orders currently applied, the government has already deceptively used this exact tactic to revoke legitimate gun ownership without due process, an issue that will undoubtedly increase.



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