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Forum: Law and Civil Rights

This is a forum where you can discuss legal or civil rights issues. Discussions will be limited to legal issues as they relate to firearms. General political discussion is emphatically off limits. (NOTE: Please be sure to read the Sticky at the beginning of this Forum, or the Important Message box with the red letters.)

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Flying with handguns

    Started by Hawkmoon, 27th September 2018 11:55
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: What can be posted in here - Starting June 2012

    Started by John, 27th June 2012 07:32
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  1. Florida problem

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  2. "Gun Violence," or School Security? in our E-zine

    Started by John, 4th January 2013 05:44
    4 Pages
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  3. Lots of activity about the UN small arms treaty.

    Started by dV8r, 18th July 2012 21:22
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    22nd July 2012, 14:18 Go to last post
  4. This is getting ridiculous!!!

    Started by John, 7th January 2013 12:55
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    10th January 2013, 03:34 Go to last post
  5. Interesting, strange, dangerous precedent?

    Started by John, 6th January 2015 07:16
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    1st April 2015, 05:44 Go to last post
  6. Arrow No Rifle used in Sandy Hook Incident!

    Started by Rich-D, 21st December 2012 00:32
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    27th December 2012, 18:42 Go to last post
  7. National carry reciprocity

    Started by Hawkmoon, 6th January 2017 10:29
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    7th December 2017, 06:58 Go to last post
  8. Am I now a manufacturer

    Started by tom c, 30th July 2016 21:04
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    13th October 2016, 12:37 Go to last post
  9. Sell-out by Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms

    Started by Hawkmoon, 2nd May 2017 22:51
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    22nd December 2017, 08:04 Go to last post
  10. Proposed ammo ban

    Started by .45s r best, 26th February 2015 14:17
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 5,774
    2nd March 2015, 13:42 Go to last post
  11. Angry Defend Our 2nd Amendment Rights

    Started by onegunman, 31st December 2012 00:36
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,957
    16th January 2013, 06:56 Go to last post
  12. Question Elimination of "Due Process"

    Started by AOCM.RET, 13th September 2012 10:59
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,770
    2nd October 2012, 00:12 Go to last post
  13. Gun blogs, videos, web forums threatened by new Obama regulation

    Started by Rocket 6R, 7th June 2015 17:17
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    12th October 2015, 15:32 Go to last post
  14. Thumbs down Executive Order on Gun Control Anticipated!!

    Started by Rich-D, 10th January 2013 05:17
    2 Pages
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    • Views: 1,862
    21st January 2013, 03:58 Go to last post
  15. This didn't see the front page

    Started by John, 2nd January 2013 08:24
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    • Replies: 13
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    12th January 2013, 18:05 Go to last post
  16. Mayor thinks he is above 2nd Amendment?!?!!?

    Started by John, 5th June 2018 13:34
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,076
    22nd July 2018, 21:58 Go to last post
  17. Unhappy Feinstein Goes For Broke With New Gun-Ban Bill

    Started by Rich-D, 28th December 2012 06:42
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    27th January 2013, 15:10 Go to last post
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  18. Colt buses employees to protest anti gun legislation

    Started by Hunter, 14th March 2013 21:49
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    27th March 2013, 08:52 Go to last post
  19. handgun sale to someone under 21

    Started by Wile. E. C, 30th March 2013 20:43
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