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BREAKING: Active Shooter At South Florida High School, UPDATE: Suspect In Custody

UPDATE: Multiple outlets are reporting that the shooter is still at large. Police are telling teachers and students to remain barricaded inside their classrooms. MORE: Broward Sheriff’s Office says deputies have responded to reports of shooting at the school in south Florida. Coral Springs Police to students and teachers in the school: “Remain barricaded inside […]

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‘Not All Heroes Wear Capes’: Why The Utah PD Is Thanking One CC Owner

Over the weekend, Fox News first reported on a story where a law-abiding concealed carrier stopped an attack on a Utah police officer, potentially saving the officer’s life. From Fox News: The unidentified police officer confronted the attacker, identified as Paul Douglas Anderson, after spotting feet dangling from a donation bin in Springville, FOX13 Salt Lake […]

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California Proposes New Law To Prevent Suicides

A California lawmaker introduced an interesting piece of legislation this week. While the bill could be labeled a form of gun control, it’s different from the state’s previous gun laws in its intent. Rather than ban another firearm, restrict ammunition purchases, or make it harder for Californians to exercise their Second Amendment rights, the proposed legislation’s goal is […]

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Bill Proposal In West Virginia Aims To Protect First Responders

New legislation proposed in the state of West Virginia would provide the state’s first responders with much-needed protection when responding to emergencies. Under the state’s current law, first responders like firefighters and ambulance crew members are unable to carry firearms. House Bill 2916, which was introduced in the state’s legislature on Tuesday, would change that. […]

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Another Shooting Reported At Kentucky High School

UPDATE: 1:55 pm ET The Associated Press has reported that two students at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky were killed and 19 others were injured. According to Fox News, 14 of the 19 students are being treated for gunshot wounds while the other five students are being treated for non-gunshot injuries. Gov. Matt Bevin […]

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Virginia Sees Decrease In Gun Sales, But Will It Last?

Should Americans become complacent when it comes to exercising their Second Amendment right merely because the country has a president that is supportive of gun owners in the White House? The Associated Press has reported that, during President Trump’s first year in office, the state of Virginia saw a decrease in the number of firearms sold. […]

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A Year In Review: Bearing Arms Highlights of 2017

2017 has been a whirlwind ride for almost all Americans, and it’s been no different here for us at Bearing Arms. Throughout the non-stop news cycle, we’ve brought you breaking stories, the latest trends, covered some sad tragedies and somewhere in between found ways to share some laughs. Here’s a look back at some of […]

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