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Flashback: Democrats Didn’t Mind Rep. Gerry Studds Preying On Teen Boys

By Ann/at The Political Insider There’s been a lot of hullabaloo over Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and his alleged sexual relationships with teenage girls in the 1970s, and ...

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House Settled Lawsuit After Meeks Fired Staffer Who Reported Sexual Assault Related To Donor

DCwire By Daily Caller Luke Rosiak /THE POLITICAL INSIDER The Office of House Employment Counsel brokered a settlement in 2006 over allegations that Rep. ...

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Dem Rep’s Former Campaign Aide Pleads Guilty to Paying Opponent to Drop Out of 2012 Primary

Rep. Robert Brady (D., Pa.) speaks during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. / Getty Images BY: Katelyn Caralle/ the Washington Free ...

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Jail for Fla. Rep. Who Blasted Feds for Investigating Her Instead of Orlando Terrorist

From Judicial Watch The disgraced Florida congresswoman who suggested federal agents could have prevented the Orlando terrorist attack if they weren’t ...

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Less Than 1 Year After Trump Took Office, Iraq Declares Victory Over ISIS

BY CILLIAN ZEAL /Conservative Tribune For a major chunk of the past administration, Barack Obama struggled with trying to defeat the Islamic State ...

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“Mad Dog” Mattis unleashed fire and fury on ISIS and you won’t believe what happened

RenewedRight   For eight years Barack Obama dithered as ISIS gained in strength. That all changed when Donald Trump took office and appointed ...

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What the Media Won’t Tell You About the Tax Bill

~ Liberty Planet After weeks of tense deliberation, the United States Senate voted to pass a vast tax overhaul over the ...

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Most Retirees Would Save Money Because of Tax Reform. Here Are Some Key Examples.

Rachel Greszler /at The Daily Signal While seniors’ earnings and pension income would be subject to new individual income tax brackets ...

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Modernizing the tax code will provide a long-term boost to the American economy and to middle-class workers

By Jeffrey Kupfer | Fox Newsl Trump aims for tax reform to get done in time for Christmas The president wants the ...

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Shooting in New Mexico High School Leaves Three Students Dead

By Jim E |  The Political Insider Tragic news today as we’ve just gotten word of a school shooting in New Mexico that has reportedly left ...

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Guns and Government–The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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National concealed carry reciprocity, the Supreme Court’s declination, and a UK gun grab.

By Paul Albaugh · at The Patriot Post/https://patriotpost.us/articles/52621

Gun owners in America may have good reason to rejoice in the coming weeks with Congress poised to move on legislation allowing national concealed carry reciprocity. However, all is not well in the court system as the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a critical case involving a renewed ban on so called “assault weapons.” But it could be worse, as over in the UK, the government is pushing another mandatory gun turn-in program for those who have guns but supposedly don’t want them or need them anymore.

On Tuesday, the House Judiciary is scheduled to consider the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. Most concealed carry permit holders have long awaited Congress to make a move on this legislation because each state currently has its own standards for issuing conceal carry permits. Some states have much stricter standards than others, and the result has been confusion and misinterpretation of each state’s existing law. Not to mention there have been numerous cases of people traveling through a state while carrying concealed only to be pulled over for routine traffic stops resulting in trouble over the gun.

The current House Bill would allow travelers to cross state lines with valid conceal carry permits, even if it meant traveling from a state with lax standards to one with strict standards. It would also allow individuals who reside in “permitless carry” states to carry a firearm throughout the country with no permit at all and it would require states to allow their own residents to carry guns with “non-resident permits” that they obtained from another state.

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