European Criminals and Terrorists Have 67 Million Guns to Choose From Despite Strict Gun Control

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After a recent spat of terrorist attacks in the European Union, many are grappling with one question: Why didn’t Europe’s strict gun control keep guns out of the hands of dangerous extremists? The many restrictions and outright bans on firearms have not prevented terrorists and criminals alike from obtaining them.

Bloomberg Wants to Strip Young Minorities of Gun Rights

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While speaking at an overwhelmingly wealthy, white audience at the Aspen Institute, former New York City mayor and leading gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg expressed his desire to see young minorities stripped of their gun rights. The Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Everytown USA funder reportedly believes male minorities between the ages of 15 and 25 are responsible for most murders. That’s why, he argued, cities need to take guns away from that group.

11-Year-Old Girl Uses Shotgun to Save Herself From Home Invader

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An 11-year-old girl in Michigan was able to defend herself from a man who broke into her home late last week. The girl hid in a closet after a man entered her house while she was alone. Unfortunately for the robber, when he opened the closet door he found the girl aiming a shotgun right at him.

Gun Rights Groups Not Satisfied By DC Issuing Carry Permits

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Leading gun rights groups say Washington, D.C.’s issuance of a limited number of gun carry permits has not lessened their objections to the city’s law. Though the Metropolitan Police Department has approved a handful of applicants to carry firearms in the city, gun rights organizations continue to argue that the permitting process is too restrictive. The groups slammed the District of Columbia’s actions as defying a federal judge’s order as well as the Constitution.