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SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

NORBORNE, Mo. — Sherry Falke  said her seven-year-old son came home from school Tuesday crying hysterically. She thinks the school went overboard with a punishment her son received at s bringing in a souvenir shell casing.

“He felt it in his pocket, and he took it out and was showing some of his friends at school,” Falke explained.

She says her son Zane forgot he left the shell casing in his pocket, a souvenir he received at the 9/11 ceremony from the VFW in Carrollton, given to him and his Cub Scout group.

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“The principal proceeded to reprimand him as though he were bringing live ammunition to school. I understand that’s in the policy, in the handbook, that they can’t bring guns to school, I fully support that, but it’s an empty blank casing,” Falke added.

Zane’s teacher took the shell casing, and took him to the principal’s office. Falke says they told Zane he could be suspended from school for 10 days, but instead gave him a silent lunch where he sat by himself, and missed two recesses.

“In today’s society, unfortunately, we do have to be concerned with those types of things in schools,” said Dr. Roger Feagan, the superintendent of the Norborne R-VIII School District.

He says while the shell casing is not a huge deal, the safety and security of students is their number one priority.

“Though this seems minor, if we don’t handle the minor things, they can unfortunately escalate into major things down the road,” added Dr. Feagan.

Falke said she called the school and explained the significance of the casing, and asked if they would reduce the punishment knowing now what it was.

“Had he brought a war medal to school, would he have been punished?” Falke asked. “They also passed out American flags to all the kids, if he brought that to school would he have been punished?”

The school said no, the punishment stands.

“We didn’t want anything to lead to anything further with that student or think that was OK to bring to school,” said Dr. Feagan.

The school handbook specifically says weapons, firearms, knives, and the like, are not allowed. While the shell casing doesn’t exactly fall into that category, the school feels the punishment was appropriate, and a common consequence for minor offenses.

The school says it stands behind the punishment, and the superintendent adds that hopefully this is a learning experience for everyone. He says had the school been informed ahead of time about the souvenir, and where it came from, it could have been a great discussion topic in the classroom.

 

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California: Governor Brown Needs to Hear Your Opposition to Four Pending Anti-Gun Bills

Governor Jerry Brown has until the end of this month to sign or veto the anti-gun bills below.  It is vital that you call, fax AND e-mail Governor Brown DAILY respectfully urging him to VETO these anti-gun bills.  Governor Brown can be reached at (916) 445-2841, by fax at (916) 558-3160 or by e-mailhere (https://govnews.ca.gov/gov39mail/mail.php).

  • Senate Bill 199 removes the BB device exception from the imitation firearm prohibition.
  • Senate Bill 808 bans firearm manufacturing and 3-D printing.
  • Assembly Bill 1609 makes it a state crime to transport or otherwise import firearms into California that were acquired from out of state, unless the firearms are sent to and transferred through a licensed California firearms dealer.
  • Assembly Bill 1014 allows any person to file a restraining order against YOU causing your firearms to be forfeited.

Please forward this alert to your family, friends, fellow gun owners and sportsmen in California urging them to call, fax AND e-mail Governor Brown and urge him to VETO SB 199, SB 808, AB 1014 and AB 1609.

The following anti-gun bills have already been signed into law this year:

Assembly Bill 1964 unnecessarily removes existing exemptions for all single-shot pistols, other than those with a break top or bolt-action, from California’s roster of “not unsafe” handguns.

Assembly Bill 2310 allows city attorneys in Los Angeles and Sacramento counties to initiate unlawful detainer actions against residents who have been arrested for any firearm-related crime.

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September 17, 2014

Traditional Ammunition Ban to Cause Shortages, Price Spikes 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) today released a new report demonstrating the negative effects that the State of California’s ban on the use of traditional lead ammunition in hunting will have on hunters, the state’s economy and wildlife conservation. That report, commissioned by NSSF on behalf of the firearms and ammunition industry, was presented today at a public hearing of the Wildlife Resource Committee of the California Fish and Game Commission.

The survey-based report by Southwick Associates quantifies the problems that this ban will cause. Non-lead ammunition is not available for about half of hunting calibers, and the report found the California ban will cause severe shortages nationwide.

Due to technical and market-based constraints on manufacturers, the implementation of AB711 will at least triple the price of ammunition, driving more than one-third of the state’s hunters to hunt less or stop hunting completely. With the loss of more than 50,000 hunters in the state, California’s economy will see a loss of millions of dollars in salaries and in tax revenue.

In addition, as hunters are the primary source of conservation funding in the state, a dramatic decline in hunters means fewer dollars for wildlife conservation.

Access the full report here.

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Initiative-594, the universal background check initiative being bankrolled by millionaires and billionaires in Washington state, will lead to “universal handgun registration” if passed.

Page 2 of the 18-page initiative opens the door to such registration by “extending the requirement for a background check to apply to all gun sales and transfers within the state.” This means record keeping, and record keeping means the formation of a database to compile the location of all known guns and the names of all known gun owners.

The NRA reports: “Every time a handgun is transferred, the person receiving the handgun will have their name added to the government database being maintained by the state Department of Licensing.”

The text of I-594 lists slight exceptions to the background check requirements, but they are often tedious. For example, “the temporary transfer of possession of a firearm if such transfer is necessary to prevent imminent death” is allowable without a check. But the transfer can only be done without paperwork granting that “it only lasts as long as immediately necessary to prevent immanent death or great bodily harm.”

If the friend to whom the gun was loaned wishes to hold on to it beyond the immediate threat period then he or she, as well as the gun owner, will have to find a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder and undergo a background check to transfer the gun. This, in turn, will add a new name to the gun owner database.

When Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) tried unsuccessfully to push universal background checks at the federal level in 2013, Breitbart News argued then that such checks were unenforceable without the creation of a gun registry. What was true for such legislation in Washington, D.C. is also true for I-594 in Washington state.

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California:2014 Legislative Session Adjourns After Passage of More Anti-Gun Bills

The 2014 session of the California Legislature has finally adjourned for this year.

Unfortunately, the state legislature passed several anti-gun bills that are now awaiting consideration by Governor Jerry Brown.  The Governor has thirty days to make a decision on the anti-gun bills below.  It is vital that you call, fax AND e-mail Governor Brown DAILY respectfully urging him to VETO these anti-gun bills.  Governor Brown can be reached at (916) 445-2841, by fax at (916) 558-3160 or by e-mail here (https://govnews.ca.gov/gov39mail/mail.php).

  • Senate Bill 199 removes the BB device exception from the imitation firearm prohibition.  Click here for the Assembly roll call vote.  Click here for the Senate roll call vote.
  • Senate Bill 808 bans firearm manufacturing and 3-D printing.  Click here for the Assembly roll call vote.  Clickhere for the Senate roll call vote.
  • Assembly Bill 1609 makes it a state crime to transport or otherwise import firearms into California that were acquired from out of state, unless the firearms are sent to and transferred through a licensed California firearms dealer.  Click here for the Assembly roll call vote.  Click here for the Senate roll call vote.
  • Assembly Bill 1014 allows any person to file a restraining order against YOU causing your firearms to be forfeited.  Click here for the Assembly roll call vote.  Click here for the Senate roll call vote.
  • Assembly Bill 2310 allows city attorneys in Los Angeles and Sacramento counties to initiate unlawful detainer actions against residents who have been arrested for any firearm-related crime.  Click here for the Assembly roll call vote.  Click here for the Senate roll call vote.

Please forward this alert to your family, friends, fellow gun owners and sportsmen in California urging them to call, fax AND e-mail Governor Brown and urge him to VETO SB 199, SB 808, AB 1014, AB 1609 and AB 2310.

The following anti-gun bill has already been signed into law:  Assembly Bill 1964 unnecessarily removes existing exemptions for all single-shot pistols, other than those with a break top or bolt-action, from California’s roster of “not unsafe” handguns.  Click here for the Assembly roll call vote.  Click here for the Senate roll call vote.

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Because of your efforts in the waning hours of this legislative session, Senate Bill 53 was defeated.  SB 53 would haverequired registration and collection/reporting of personal consumer information and thumbprinting for all ammunition purchases throughout California.  It also would have banned online and mail-order sales of ALL ammunition, including hunting and collectible ammunition.  Click here for the Assembly roll call vote.  Click here for the Senate roll call vote.

Some other good news for gun owners in California, anti-gun bill Senate Bill 580 failed to meet its fiscal deadline in committee resulting in its defeat for this year.

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 would have diverted millions of dollars from the “Firearms Safety and Enforcement Fee” (FSE Fee) to fund general law enforcement activities (such as performing law enforcement “contacts” based on the Armed Prohibited Persons System).

Some good news for California sportsmen, the following two pro-hunting bills are pending Governor Brown’s consideration.  Please call, fax and e-mail Governor Brown urging him to sign into law the two pro-hunting bills below:

Assembly Bill 1709 expands junior hunting licenses to 16 and 17 year olds. Click here for the Assembly roll call vote.  Click here for the Senate roll call vote.

Assembly Bill 2105 requires the state Department of Fish and Game to authorize a non-profit organization designated by the department to assist in the sale of Nelson bighorn ram tags and to retain five percent of the amount of the sale price of the tag, plus any applicable credit card fees, as a reasonable vendor fee.  Click here for the Assembly roll call vote.  Clickhere for the Senate roll call vote.

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27 Aug 2014

Reagan National Airport says no to public service ads deemed OK at 5 other airports

PCS-Airport-AdProject ChildSafe, run by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, is the firearms industry’s longstanding program to promote safe firearms storage. Since 2003, Project ChildSafe has partnered with law enforcement agencies in all 50 states to distribute more than 36 million safety kits, including cable-style locks. Now funded solely by the firearms industry and charitable donations from the public, the program in its early days was backed by a federal grant.

Project ChildSafe is not all that controversial. Even as anti-gun organizations appropriate the term “gun safety” for their own purposes, they have had trouble finding fault with what is a true gun safety program and are largely silent about it. As this was being written, we received word that the State of Utah has selected Project ChildSafe to provide some 30,000 of our kits per year for a three-to-four year program to groups that teach gun safety, health care providers and school districts.

Project ChildSafe Works. So in another way to reach out and inform the public, this year and next, travelers through some of our nation’s airports either have or will be seeing electronic and fixed advertising to promote the Project ChildSafe “Own It? Respect it. Secure it.” message. That is, travelers through all airports except for Reagan National Airport serving Washington. D.C. will be seeing these public service ads.

Five other airports have accepted or already run the ads – Hartford-Springfield, Las Vegas, Little Rock, Providence and St. Louis. But not Reagan National. Here, in the airport serving the nation’s capital, what had been routine purchasing of ad space for public service advertising ran into, you guessed it, politics. Said a knowledgeable person who tried to help this process along,   “DC is a very political market and this is not something they want to be involved in. We tried every angle we could but they did not want to accommodate.”

Reagan National is administered by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, whose board is composed of political appointees. Calls to the Authority to even find the right person to talk with were unreturned. Remember, we only set out to buy some airport ads – the same ones five other airports accepted. Are we encountering a lack of transparency or accountability? We have a lot of collective experience with government agencies and it sure looks that way to us. And we’re not the only ones to think so.

The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee in report language for the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development (it’s called TTHUD, in Capitol Hill parlance) noted: “The Committee has continuing concerns about the lack of oversight of the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA). A recent investigation by the DOT Inspector General (IG) found a number of cases of questionable sole source contracting practices, a lack of ethical disclosure requirements for board members, and an overall lack of accountability and transparency.”

We are committed to Project ChildSafe. We have a good number of organizations and companies that support us. Congressmen and Senators from both sides of the aisle, mayors and police chiefs have held public events across the country to bring public attention to the important issue of securing firearms in the home. The media cover these events.

So why can’t we run some public service ads for a few days at Reagan Washington National Airport? Why does politics come before safety? That’s only partially a rhetorical question. Not that we really expect an answer, we would still like to know.

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By Leora Arnowitz

“Sons of Guns” star Will Hayden has been arrested again, this time for aggravated rape, according to documents sent to FOX411 by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

The allegations have prompted the cancellation of his Discovery Channel series.

“Given the serious and horrific nature of the charges against Will Hayden, we have decided to halt further production of ‘Sons of Guns’ and cancel the series,” the network said in a statement.

Hayden is accused of raping a minor “almost daily” since March 2013 and taking her virginity when she was 11 years old. TMZ reports the girl is Hayden’s daughter.

During an interview with detectives, the alleged victim said she did not report the sexual abuse because she was afraid Hayden would hurt her. The most recent abuse of the now-12-year-old girl occurred during July 2014, according to the documents.

 

According to police documents, the alleged victim claims that Hayden told her “don’t tell them nothing because I’m all you got.”

Hayden was booked on Wednesday and his bail is set at $250,000. There was a warrant out for Hayden’s arrest, and The Times-Picayune reports he was apprehended in Livingston as a fugitive from East Baton Rouge.

Discovery Channel’s reality show “Sons of Guns” follows Hayden and his Red Jacket Firearms company, which buys, sells, designs and rebuilds firearms.

The company distanced itself from the reality star on Tuesday, posting a statement on its website.

“Red Jacket Firearms LLC has initiated and received full legal separation as an entity, from William M. Hayden,” the statement read. “With heavy hearts, we will be continuing to operate and ensure the fulfillment of new customer orders, back orders and to provide support to those affected by these new developments.”

Earlier this month, on Aug. 9, Hayden was arrested for molestation of a juvenile and aggravated crimes against nature. He posted his $150,000 bond and was released. At the time, his lawyer told FOX411 the charges were stemmed from a conflict with a fired ex-employee who was seeking revenge.

His lawyer did not respond immediately to a separate request for comment on Wednesday.

Following the initial allegations, his daughter Stephanie Hayden Ford, who appears on the show with her dad, took to her Facebook page to deny reports that the hit series was in trouble.

“Guys the show is NOT cancelled! We so appreciate the outcry of injustice but [it’s] not true, I guess some [people] just need ratings… We are on a hold with filming while my family takes care of a few things. You guys are the best fans ever & we love you so much! Thank u for standing strong with us!”

Discovery channel declined FOX411’s request for comment.

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BY SARA SCULLIN – AUG 15, 2014

 

A daughter of working-class Polish immigrants goes on to discover what Fortune magazine dubs “The miracle in search of a market.” Dr. Stephanie Kwolek passed away Friday, June 20th at the age of 90. But her legacy is far from silenced. In the 1950s and ‘60s Kwolek labored for years in DuPont’s laboratory, eventually discovering the unique chemical recipe that came to be known as Kevlar. The material was a boon to many, but perhaps none more so than the men and women law enforcement officers who don the ballistic vest to go to work every day. Since the 1970s when it was first used in public safety body armor, about ten years after Kwolek’s initial discovery, about 3,000 officers have been saved from bullet wounds through the use of equipment reinforced with Kevlar, a material far stronger than steel.

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It was not long ago the necessity to replace natural rubber and find alternatives to glass paved the way for modern polymer science.

“Kevlar…is one of the most important polymer materials and fibers that belong to the class called aramids,” says Rigoberto Advincula, Ph.D., Associate Chair and Graduate Chair of the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

In the mid-1960s Kwolek struggled to convert a solid polymer into a liquid form. She expected to get a syrupy mixture—something that was viscous and clear—but instead she kept getting an opaque substance.Next she and her colleagues performed a process called “spinning,” in essence using a kind of centrifuge to separate liquid. This is how DuPont would make fibers like nylon.

David M. Manuta, Ph.D., FAIC and president of Manuta Chemical Consulting Inc.; explains spinning yields a kind of separation. The liquid is removed and what’s left behind are the polymers. “If you can get them to line up just so, in what we call an ‘orientation effect’, you can make them (the polymers) as strong as you want,” says Manuta.

After about 15 years of laboring with the substance Kwolek was able to get the polymers to line up in parallel, and when the liquid was cold spun it produced a fiber of unusual stiffness. Tests performed in 1965 found this new substance, in which all the polymers aligned, was five times as strong as steel, of equal weight, and resistant to fire.

Kwolek told USA Today in 2007 “I never in a thousand years expected that little liquid crystal to develop into what it did”.

As a young adult just stepping into the work world, Kwolek had little formal education compared with the majority of company-hired scientists today. Without adequate funds to cover tuition to medical school, her first choice, Kwolek began work at DuPont in 1946 armed with a bachelor’s degree from Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute of Technology.

The New York Times reported Kwolek was excited to go to work every day at the lab, where she worked for 15 years without a promotion before her breakthrough. She did not benefit financially from her discovery, but signed over patent royalties to DuPont.

“Marketing personnel at DuPont then embraced the challenge of finding applications for this unique formulation,” says Manuta.

Ellen Kullman, DuPont Chair and CEO called the ground-breaking scientist “a creative and determined chemist and a true pioneer for women in science.” In 1996 Kwolek became the company’s third scientist to win a National Medal of Technology of Science, just one of many awards. She was also an American Institute of Chemists (AIC) Chemical Pioneer awardee in 1980, and in 1996 was awarded the National Medal of Technology.

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Federal Excise Tax Waivers Available for Those Affected by Northern California Earthquake 

 

If your business has been affected by the Northern California Earthquake, you may be able to qualify for a late Federal excise tax filing, payment, or deposit penalty waiver. The Treasury Department’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) issued an announcement,available online here, that outlines the qualifications for such waivers and provides contact information for the National Revenue Center. According to the announcement, penalty waivers may apply to taxpayers whose place of employment is located in the affected area, and taxpayers whose records are maintained in the affected areas.

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Published August 25, 2014

 

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July 30, 2013: Guns to be melted lie in a pile near a news conference at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s 20th annual Gun Melt at the Gerdau Steel Mill in Rancho Cucamonga, California.reuters

A federal judge in California has struck down a law that requires a 10-day waiting period for gun purchases, but only for current gun owners who have already passed a background check and those who have a permit or certificate of eligibility to own a gun.

Eastern District of California Judge Anthony W. Ishii said Monday that the waiting period provision violates the Second Amendment rights of those who have already been approved to own a gun. This includes those who have previously undergone a background check and own a gun, people with concealed-carry permits and people who have a state certificate of eligibility to own a gun.

First-time gun buyers would still be subject to the waiting period, which Ishii emphasized in his ruling.

“Given the nature of the challenges made, the Court emphasizes that it is expressing no opinion on the constitutionality of the 10-day waiting period in general or as applied to first time California firearms purchasers,” he said.

The Sacramento Bee reports Ishii stayed his ruling for 180 days in order to give California time to change the law.

According to the Sacramento Bee, the law was challenged by two California gun owners and two gun rights groups. In their lawsuit against the Department of Justice and California Attorney General Kamala Harris, they argued that the 10-day waiting period was unconstitutional.

“This is a great win for Second Amendment civil rights and common sense,” Jeff Silvester, one of the gun owners who was a plaintiff in the case, said in a statement. “I couldn’t be happier with how this case turned out.”

The other plaintiff Brandon Combs, who is also the executive director of the Calguns Foundation, also praised the ruling.

“California gun owners are not second-class citizens and the Second Amendment doesn’t protect second class rights,” Combs said. “This decision is an important step towards restoring fundamental individual liberties in the Golden State.”

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  • NSSF RESPONDING TO ATF PROPOSED RULE ON GUNS LOST IN SHIPPING . . . The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is requesting comments on aproposed rule change to require federally licensed firearms retailers (FFLs) to notify ATF and local law enforcement when guns they ship become lost in transit. This rule change was first proposed in 2000. NSSF opposed it then and opposes it now. ATF lacks statutory authority to impose this requirement since Congress only mandated reporting of lost or stolen guns when “in inventory” of the FFL. It makes little practical sense to impose this burden on the shipping FFL since the receiving FFL is in better position to know that a firearm ordered was not received. NSSF Senior Vice President and General Counsel Larry Keane explained the industry’s position to CNN Money. NSSF is responding to the proposed rule change on behalf of the industry and urges individual members to do the same. Instructions can be found at the end of the Federal Register posting of the new proposed rule. NSSF will continue to keep you informed.

 

  • NSSF CAUTIONS ON CALIF. DEPT OF FISH & WILDLIFE OUTREACH . . .NSSF is urging California retailers not to respond to California Department of Fish and Wildlife requests to discuss availability of non-lead alternative ammunition for hunting. NSSF is finalizing a study that includes analysis of alternative ammunition supplies, the impact of increased demand and economic impact of implementingAB 711, which bans the use of lead ammunition for hunting. The results will be presented at the Fish and Game Commission meeting on Sept. 17. NSSF has serious concerns about the apparent conflict of interest of Fish and Game Commission President Michael Sutton, delivering a formal letter asking that he remove himself from involvement in the drafting of regulations to implement AB 711, as well as any other issue related to lead ammunition because he is Executive Director of Audubon California and Vice President of Pacific Flyway.

 

  • SUPPRESSORS FOR HUNTING IN FLORIDA GET NSSF STRONG SUPPORT . . . As many other states have done, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is considering adopting regulations to allow the use of suppressors in hunting, a proposal strongly supported by the NSSF in a letter sent to the commission last week. NSSF has long supported efforts to promote the use of these hearing-saving devices. Read the NSSF Florida letter. You can learn more about the issue of suppressor use in NSSF Fast Facts, Benefits of Using Suppressors for Hunting and Shooting.

 

  • VISIT GUNVOTE FOR 2014 ELECTION INFORMATION . . .With November’s local, state and federal elections fast approaching, NSSF would like to remind all its members and the shooting public about our GUNVOTE initiative. Simply go tonssf.org/gunvote for up-to-date news on political races important to our gun rights. You’ll also find RSS feeds to Senate, House and Governor races, as well as links for voter registration, absentee voting information, polling places in your area and more. We also encourage all our members to download the free GUNVOTE button for use on websites, blogs and marketing materials. Don’t Risk Your Rights-Get out the GUNVOTE.

 

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