October 21, 2014



Poll: 70% Favor Legalizing Over-The-Counter Birth Control

October 21, 2014
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By Emily Ekins The latest Reason-Rupe poll finds 70 percent of Americans favor legalizing over-the-counter birth control pills and patches without a doctor’s prescription, 26 percent oppose such a proposal, and 4 percent don’t know enough to say. There has been a slight uptick in support for OTC birth control, rising from 66 percent in May of […]

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Obama Told Aides He’s ‘Really Good At Killing People,’ New Book ‘Double Down’ Claims

October 21, 2014
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By Mollie Reilly A new bookon the 2012 presidential campaign claims that President Barack Obama told aides that he is “really good at killing people.” According to Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the authors of Double Down: Game Change 2012, Obama made the comment while discussing drone strikes last year. CNN’s Peter Hamby noted the […]

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Japanese Man Gets 2 Years In Prison For 3D Printing Guns

October 21, 2014
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For the first time in history, a man has been jailed for making a weapon with a 3D printer. On Monday, a court sentenced Yoshitomo Imura, 28, to two years in prison for making two 3D printed guns at his home in Kawasaki, Japan, according to local news reports. Japan’s strict gun control laws prohibit […]

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44 NC Police Officers Sign Petition To End “Mismanagement And Corruption” In Their Department

October 21, 2014
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Forty four Asheville, North Carolina police officers have banded together and signed a petition alleging mismanagement, leadership problems and possible corruption against department leaders. Among other things the petition cites low staffing levels, forced overtime and low morale as contentious issues. The petition was given to City Manager Gary Jackson and Police Chief William Anderson, […]

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33 Police Officers Fire 600 Bullets Into Car Knowing It Contained A Hostage, Killing Her

October 21, 2014
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The attorney for the family of Misty Holt-Singh spoke at a press conference, questioning the police department’s actions.  

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Newspaper Editorial Board: “Voters Should Send Rep. Justin Amash Back To Washington”

October 21, 2014
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Editor’s note: The following reflects the opinion of The Grand Rapids Press editorial board. Voters should send U.S. Rep. Justin Amash back to Washington for a third term. Amash, R-Cascade Township, is running for re-election against Democrat Bob Goodrich, who owns the Kentwood-based Goodrich Quality Theaters. In this race, there is no contest. Goodrich showed […]

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Bully Cop Proves Himself Wrong On Busking Laws, Arrests Subway Busker Anyway

October 21, 2014
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One of NYPD’s finest arrests a man for playing in the subway after he recites the law word for word that allows him to perform for donations. He continues to sing as he is being handcuffed. A “f**k the police” chant subsequently follows. The video starts with busker Andrew Kalleen, 30, already arguing with the […]

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UK Gun Owners Now Subject To Warrantless Home Searches

October 21, 2014
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Registered gun owners in the United Kingdom are now subject to unannounced visits to their homes under new guidance that allows police to inspect firearms storage without a warrant. The new policy from the British Home Office went into effect Oct. 15, permitting police and constabularies to conduct surprise home visits to legitimate gun owners. […]

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The Battle of Athens: An Important Lesson on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

October 21, 2014
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By TJ Martinell Most Americans are unfamiliar with the Battle of Athens, a rebellion that took place in Tennessee in 1946. While gun rights advocates point to it as an example of why we need the Second Amendment, in doing so they misrepresent the meaning of the amendment, as well as the context of the […]

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Socialist Party Demanding $20 Minimum Wage Insists It Should Not Be Subject To It

October 20, 2014
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By Eric Owens The socialist party in Seattle that wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $20 per hour but advertised a job last week for an experienced web developer paying just $13 per hour is now defending itself. The Huffington Post, which was sued by a bunch of unpaid bloggers after founder Arianna […]

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