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    08/21/2002 2:07:03 PM PDT · by basil · 28 replies · 1,264+ views
    Forum on Right to Carry Laws | 08-21-02 | Mark Stephens
    The Texas legislature passed the Right-To-Carry Law in 1995. Seven years later, Texas citizens, legally licensed to carry concealed handguns, are being prevented from doing so.You are cordially invited to join former Texas Senator Jerry Patterson, candidate for State Land Commissioner and author of the Texas Right-To-Carry Law; Suzanna Hupp, State Representative District 54, Dan West, President of the Texas Concealed Handgun Instructors Association, and Texas residents as more is revealed about this double standard during a regional panel discussion. This forum is open to the public, and takes place Aug 29, 2002, from 7pm to 9pm at the New...
  • Do Guns Save Lives?

    07/06/2002 10:55:38 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 41 replies · 2,783+ views
    Newsmax ^ | July 7, 2002 | Dr. Michael S. Brown
    "Guns Save Lives" is the fitting title of a book about citizens who successfully defended themselves with guns. This is the second such book by Robert A. Waters, whose first effort, "The Best Defense," was wildly popular with gun owners and political activists. The heart of the book is a collection of stories that Waters developed after studying police reports, reading news stories and interviewing actual participants. In spite of the thorough preparation, this is anything but a reference book. It reads more like an action novel in which each chapter contains a suspenseful climax. Reading all 46 cases in...
  • URGENT Action Alert -- Counter MMMers in Missouri on Right to Carry!

    05/16/2002 11:14:14 AM PDT · by john in missouri · 7 replies · 348+ views
    email | 5/16/2002 | compiled from a couple different sources
    Missouri Action Alert for Right-To-Carry! TIME SENSITIVE -- THURSDAY AND FRIDAY -- MAY 16-17 -- NOW is the time! THIS IS IT to get a bill on the Governor's desk! Please forward this to ALL pro-gun people you know in Missouri. Anti-gunners are on the march! Your help needed to counter their offensive! [Currently Missouri remains one of only SIX States in the Union where concealed carry is ABSOLUTELY PROHIBITED. Well, unless you're a JUDGE or member of another very such very limited privileged class -- in which case you can legally carry as many concealed firearms as you can...
  • Missouri Senate tentatively OKs another statewide vote on concealed weapons

    05/14/2002 3:26:43 PM PDT · by john in missouri · 2 replies · 233+ views
    The St, Louis Compost-Disgrace ^ | 5/14/02 | Eric Stern
    <p>The Missouri Senate has tentatively called for another statewide vote on concealed weapons - but the measure would ban hidden guns in the state's largest cities and counties, including St. Louis and St. Louis County.</p> <p>Gov. Bob Holden has threatened to veto a concealed weapons bill that the House passed last month. So some supporters of the bill figured their best chance to allow concealed weapons was to send the measure back to voters, who rejected the idea in 1999.</p>
  • NYC Firearm Deaths Show Complex Link To Drug Use and Race 4/24/2002

    04/25/2002 8:22:11 PM PDT · by Draakan · 9 replies · 367+ views
    New York, NY - More than half of those killed by firearms in New York City between 1990 and 1998 tested positive for drugs, but shooting deaths overall declined as the decade drew to a close, according to a new study to be released Tuesday in the Journal of Urban Health, published by The New York Academy of Medicine. Despite the decline, African-Americans and Latinos remained three times more likely than whites to be victims of shooting violence. Of the 11,133 total firearm-related deaths in the city in that period, 55.3 percent of the victims tested positive for cocaine, marijuana,...

    04/13/2002 7:22:22 AM PDT · by M.K. Borders · 3 replies · 256+ views
    NRA-ILA Fax Alert Vol. 9, No. 15 4/12/02 ^ | 4/13/02 | NRA Institute for Legislative Action
    OHIO COURT OF APPEALS REJECTS BAN ON RIGHT TO CARRY On Wednesday, a three-judge panel from the 1st Ohio District Court of Appeals held that Ohio`s ban on carrying concealed firearms violates Article 1 of the state Constitution a ruling that upholds a January 10 decision by Judge Robert P. Ruehlman. When announcing the unanimous decision, presiding Judge Mark P. Painter read from Article 1, stating, "The people have the right to bear arms for their defense and security." He followed by claiming, "We believe they [the state`s founding fathers] meant what they said." Ohio is one of only six...