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Don’t take your guns to San Fran town 18

July 8, 2013 By Katy Grimes Touting “community values” and the need to reduce crime, Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, wants the Crossroads of the West gun show tossed out of the Cow Palace in South San Francisco. But a

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American independence is still relevant 14

July 4, 2013 By Katy Grimes As a young child, I was fortunate to be able to live in Newport, Rhode Island, the first British colony in America to formally declare its independence, and the first state to  guarantee freedom of religion. We

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Assemblyman’s bill addresses NSA surveillance 5

July 2, 2013 By Katy Grimes Life in America would be far different if at the end of every day you had to report in to a federal government agency where you had been, who you met with and talked

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CA Legislature passes slew of ‘Gunmageddon’ bills

June 3, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Call it “Gunmageddon.” The many anti-gun bills moving through the legislature would severely restrict gun ownership and use in California. A major one is Assembly Bill 48 by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley. It passed

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On gun shows and leisure suits… 3

May 2, 2013 By Katy Grimes What do leisure suits and gun shows have in common? More than you might think. It turns out that some members of the California Senate don’t particularly like either. But I’ll bet in this

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CA global warming is big business for government 18

April 24, 2013 By Katy Grimes Just when Californians thought implementation of the state’s Global Warming Solutions Act couldn’t get any worse, it is. AB 32, California’s Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, and SB 375, the sustainable communities companion

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Ammo tax would cost more than the ammo 14

April 17, 2013 By Katy Grimes The recent mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., is the motivation behind the overwhelming number of gun-control measures moving rapidly through the state Legislature. One of these bills, AB 760,

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Liberty wins in legislative committee 6

April 9, 2013 By Katy Grimes Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Hesperia, won one for the good guys today. But it’s just the opening round. AB 351 by Donnelly, The California Liberty Preservation Act, would declare indefinite detention of an California citizen,

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‘Unsafe handguns’ now the target of Dems 14

April 3, 2013 By Katy Grimes The many gun control bills being pushed through the Capitol are concerning. But many of them are also rather embarrassing. It has become evident that most of the legislators fixated on gun control have

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Obamacare glitch previously covered by CalWatchdog 7

March 27, 2013 By Katy Grimes There are huge news stories all across the country today about the latest discovery in the Obamacare law. I have been writing about these cost increases long before this latest hysteria. And now, well

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