Gun Ban Unconstitutional in District of Columbia


By: Emily Miller
Fox News
Published July 26, 2014

Federal Judge Rules DC Ban on Gun Carry Rights Unconstitutional.

A federal judge in the District of Columbia on Saturday overturned the city’s total ban on residents being allowing to carry firearms outside their home in a landmark decision for gun-rights activists.

Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. wrote in his ruling in Palmer v. District of Columbia that the right to bear arms extends outside the home, therefore gun-control laws in the nation’s capital are “unconstitutional.”

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'Honest mistake' Leads to Philly Mother Facing Three Years on Gun Charge


By Joshua Rhett Miller
July 16, 2014

A Philadelphia mother of two is facing three years in prison after she mistakenly entered New Jersey, where she was stopped for a traffic violation, and found in possession of a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets.

Shaneen Allen, 27, was pulled over in New Jersey’s Atlantic County after making an unsafe lane change in the early morning hours of Oct. 1.

Allen then told the officer that she had the .380 Bersa Thunder handgun, as well as a concealed carry permit for Pennsylvania, unaware that her permit was not transferable to The Garden State. 

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Target Asks Customers: Please No Guns

Article by: KAVITA KUMAR , Star Tribune Updated: July 2, 2014 - 10:46 PM

It’s not a ban — it’s a request.

Target Corp., which has found itself in the cross hairs of a heated gun debate in recent weeks, sought to mollify both sides Wednesday by asking customers not to bring firearms into its stores.

“Our approach has always been to follow local laws, and of course, we will continue to do so,” John Mulligan, Target’s interim CEO, said in a statement posted to the company’s blog.

“But starting today, we will also respectfully request that guests not bring firearms to Target, even in communities where it is permitted by law.”

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St. Paul Man Shot in Self-Defense Outside Store

By Tad Vezner
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The Ramsey County attorney's office won't press charges against a St. Paul man who shot and wounded another man in a grocery store parking lot last month,

saying the shooting was in self-defense.

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