STAFF BLOG ON THE RECORD WITH BEN November Rain
Look out the window and I sound like a ranting lunatic, its snowing, not raining, and people are having trouble driving in it.
Weve had a dry enough November up to this point. But as one person told... Posted on 11/22/10 at 5:44 PM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND gun safety
Firearms are involved in 0.5% of accidental deaths nationally, compared to motor vehicles (37%), poisoning (22%), falls (17%), suffocation (5%), drowning (2.9%), fires (2.5%), medical mistakes (1.7%),... Posted on 11/15/10 at 9:37 PM
JUKEBOX HERO Throwback Thursday: November Rain
It's not November but it is raining here today so this is a fitting post for Throwback Thursday. The first time I saw the video for the Guns N' Roses hit "November Rain" was the summer after I had fi... Posted on 9/23/10 at 11:57 AM
STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK EPA: No ban on lead hunting ammunition
On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency denied a petition by five environmental groups to ban lead in hunting ammunition. Here's a link to a story on the topic.... Posted on 8/30/10 at 1:45 PM
If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, then, in the case of weapons in North Dakota, less than $100 paid for a concealed carry permit is worth a $2,000 fine, a year in prison or both.
Well, it’s definitely the cheaper of the two.
By Katherine Grandstrand, Forum News Service
, May 17, 2013
I was surprised the universal background check bill did not pass the Senate as it would help to reduce gun violence, and, if passed, would be the foundation for further legislation. I support this bill.
Gun control forces are targeting Sens. Kelly Ayotte, Max Baucus and others as they struggle to persuade five senators to switch their votes and revive the rejected effort to expand background checks to more firearms buyers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gun control forces are targeting Sens. Kelly Ayotte, Max Baucus and others as they struggle to persuade five senators to switch their votes and revive the rejected effort to expand background checks to more firearms buyers.
The Sun ran an ad in the April 24 edition on page A9, paid for by the Progressive Change Committee, which included my name. I have gotten two telephone calls at my home asking me about what PCC means to say in this ad. I would like to clarify for the community what I mean by putting my name on it.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — After struggling to sway both state and federal lawmakers, proponents of expanding background checks for gun sales are now exploring whether they will have more success by taking the issue directly to voters.
A Minnesota school district where two students were killed in a 2003 shooting unveiled a new device Tuesday aimed at adding a last-ditch layer of safety for teachers and students: bulletproof whiteboards.
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press
, April 24, 2013
As Heidi Heitkamp eked out a North Dakota Senate race decided by less than 3,000 votes last year, one topic that rarely came up was gun rights. Now that Heitkamp is a freshman senator in Washington, an issue that once hardly registered has quickly become a defining one.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., believes she did right by the majority of North Dakotans when she voted against extended background checks for gun buyers during a Senate vote Wednesday.
That didn’t stop the Peace Garden State’s junior senator and most visible Democrat from being the target of criticism within her party, both within the state’s borders and nationally.
By Bryan Horwath, Forum News Service
, April 19, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan effort to expand background checks faced almost certain defeat Wednesday as the Senate approached a long-awaited vote on the linchpin of the drive to curb gun violence. As the showdown drew near, an Associated Press-GfK poll showed ebbing public support for tightening gun control laws.
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