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GUN CONTROL FAILS TO SLOW VIOLENCE IN MEXICO

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By D Jolly/greatamericanpolitics

Every time there is a mass shooting, gun control advocates come out of the woodwork, calling for more gun control. They repeat the same old rhetoric that guns are responsible for violence and if we had more and stricter gun control laws, it would slow the violence.

So, let’s look at some examples to see if they are right.

In 1996, newly elected Prime Minister John Howard of Australia pushed for stricter gun control. That year the Australian Parliament passed the National Firearms Agreement which banned the private ownership of all semiautomatic rifles and semiautomatic and pump action shotguns. The new law also established more restrictions in the licensing of other firearms.

According to the

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Barletta Testifies about Anthracite Coal at USTR-Commerce Public Hearing on Trade

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Barletta Testifies about Anthracite Coal at USTR-Commerce Public Hearing on Trade

Highlights Importance of Protecting U.S. Coal Industry from Unfair Trade Practices

Barletta testifying at the public hearing on trade deficits.

WASHINGTON Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today testified in front of officials from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Small Business Administration, Department of Commerce, Department of Treasury, Department of State, and United States Agency for International Development during a hearing on trade deficits. Barletta

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Honoring Law Enforcement

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Facebook Website Bio Latest News State Forms Photo Gallery Contact Weekly Roundup Friday, May 19, 2017 The latest news from the State Capitol Honoring Law Enforcement

Our nation celebrated National Police Week in Washington, D.C. Visit this website to learn about the ways law enforcement officers were honored this week in our nation’s capital.

As a former member of the Pennsylvania State Police and Berks County Sheriff, I understand and appreciate everything our law enforcement officers do on a daily basis

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Fight Over Soros-Founded Hungarian University Shows US’ Power Vacuum in Europe

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People protest in front of the Hungarian Parliament against a new law that would undermine Central European University, which was founded by U.S. financier George Soros in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters/ Newscom)

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Mike Gonzalez, a senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation, is a widely experienced international correspondent, commentator, and editor who has reported from Asia, Europe, and Latin America. He served in the George W. Bush administration, first at the Securities and Exchange Commission and then at the State Department, and is the author of “A Race for the Future: How Conservatives Can Break the Liberal

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George Soros Faces $10 Billion Lawsuit for Manipulating Politics & Economics

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By TIM BROWN/Freedom Outpost

Tim Brown is an author and Editor at FreedomOutpost.com, SonsOfLibertyMedia.com, GunsInTheNews.com and TheWashingtonStandard.com.

Billionaire globalist George Soros has become the target of a $10 billion lawsuit that accuses him of being a “racketeer billionaire” and manipulating the politics and economics of Guinea, a sovereign African nation, for his own benefit.

In April, the lawsuit (BSG Resources (Guinea) Limited et al v. Soros et al) states that “Mining companies associated with Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz accused investor George Soros in New York federal court Friday of being a ‘racketeer billionaire’ who extorted and smeared the Steinmetz entities to steal the rights

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Largest US Solar Panel Maker Files for Bankruptcy After Receiving $206 Million in Subsidies

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By Michael Bastasch / /The Daily Signal Michael Bastasch is a reporter for The Daily Caller News Foundation.

The company once called Europe’s largest solar panel producer filed for bankruptcy Wednesday. (Photo: Tim Ireland/ZUMA Press/Newscom)

The company once hailed as Europe’s largest solar panel producer filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, blaming cheap Chinese panels for flooding the market.

“The ongoing price erosion and the development of the business” has left the company “over-indebted and thus obliged to file for insolvency proceedings,” SolarWorld, which is also the largest U.S. solar panel maker, said in a statement.

The filing comes after SolarWorld was forced to lay off employees earlier this year. The company employs around 3,000 people, including 800 in

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Virginia Insurers Are Requesting Premium Rate Increases as High as 20% in 2018

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Fewer insurers are operating on Obamacare exchanges since the recent exit of Aetna and UnitedHealthcare

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BY: /he Washington Free Beacon Ali Meyer is a staff writer with the Washington Free Beacon covering economic issues that expose government waste, fraud, and abuse

Health insurers in Virginia are requesting premium rate increases as high as 20.4 percent for next year, InsuranceNewsNet reported.

According to the state’s Bureau of Insurance, rate increases range from a low of 1.7 percent to a high of 20.4 percent, and some insurers will have premiums increase three-fold.

“All these increases equate out to

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Majority of Businesses Say Obamacare Mandate, Minimum Wage Hikes, Regulations Threaten Expansion

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57 percent of business owners believe Trump’s policies will have a positive effect on their business

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BY: /the Washington Free Beacon Ali Meyer is a staff writer with the Washington Free Beacon covering economic issues that expose government waste, fraud, and abuse

The majority of small businesses—55 percent—say progressive policies like the Obamacare mandate, minimum wage hikes, and regulation threaten expansion of their business, according to the 2017 small business survey from the Job Creators Network.

The survey found government policies continue to hamper small business, while most say they are optimistic about the Trump administration’s policies and what they can do

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