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Boulder, Colorado Bans “Assault Weapons”

by Steve MacDonald May 16, 2018

The Washington Times reports that the very liberal Boulder, Colorado City Council just passed an assault weapons ban within the city limits. DENVER — The Boulder City Council voted Tuesday to ban “assault weapons” in the aftermath of the Parkland mass shooting, despite vows from gun-rights advocates to challenge the ordinance in court. The council agreed unanimously […]

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Vermont Goes Left On Guns – Is New Hampshire getting Jealous?

by Steve MacDonald March 31, 2018

In the heat of the moment, Vermont has gone full-Sanders and embraced a package of gun restrictions and limitations that will do absolutely nothing to reduce the odds of any illegal shooting in the state. MONTPELIER – A package of gun restrictions is on track to become law in Vermont after the state Senate on […]

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Deputy Dawg Shurtleff proposes bill to ban ‘bump stock’ devices in NH

by Steve MacDonald October 7, 2017

Steve Deputy Dawg Shurtleff isn’t wasting time grabbing some press or political opportunism from a recent tragedy. CONCORD, N.H. —New Hampshire House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff said Friday it is time for “bump stock” multi-trigger activators to be outlawed in the Granite State. Shurtleff, a Vietnam veteran who is now in his seventh term in the House, said […]

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Scraps Obama Ban on Lead Bullets

by Steve MacDonald March 3, 2017

This low hanging fruit is a good start. (Wash. Times) Hours after literally riding into town on a horse for his first day on the job, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday scrapped an Obama-era ban on hunting with lead bullets on federal lands. The Federal Government has stepped out of the way and left […]

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President Trump’s “Muslin” Ban

by Steve MacDonald January 31, 2017

Last week President Trump signed an executive order banning Muslin from seven countries identified by the previous administration as being at higher risk for exporting extreme muslin to the US. The ban will be in effect for 90 days while better vetting procedures are put in place to ensure that the muslin we do accept […]

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USSR: Julio Iglesias, A Neofascist!

by Scott Morales May 23, 2016

Check out a list of bands banned in the Soviet Union (it was too long to put on the home page, so you need to click “See the entire list” below to see it, the original site is here).  The list was distributed by Komsomol, “the Youth Wing of the Communist Party” (I wonder how […]

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NH Liquor Commission Bans Powdered Alcohol

by Steve MacDonald September 18, 2015
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Not a fan of banning things, nor of bureaucrats banning them without the legislature involved, but here we go… New Hampshire Liquor Commission  NHLC joins 25 other states in banning powdered alcohol due to concerns over misuse and underage consumption of alcohol. CONCORD – Citing the strong. possibility for underage consumption of alcohol, along with […]

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Because Marxist Busy-Bodies Need To Keep Busy?

by Steve MacDonald June 18, 2015
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Why did Obama’s FDA Ban Trans-Fats… Once consumers heard about the risks associated with trans fats, they began avoiding them, and businesses consequently stopped using them as much. Between 1980 and 2009, Americans’ consumption of trans fats dropped around a third (as did our intake of saturated fats.) The FDA claims that“trans fat intake among American […]

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House Rules

by Tom January 6, 2015

Why is it that, in New Hampshire, towns are prohibited from establishing “no firearms” policies at selectmen and school board meetings, and in their public town facilities? And why is it that, as long as you adhere to New Hampshire State law, you are, in fact technically allowed to carry a concealed firearm within 1000 feet […]

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House Votes To Ban Taxing Internet Access Forever

by Steve MacDonald July 16, 2014
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The US House bill that just passed a bill that would prohibit any state or federal government from taxing internet access forever.  This is good news but I think states should retain the right to decide this matter individually.  Oh, and what’s with that “forever” thing, right? The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act is an […]

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It’s July So Yes, Someone Wants To Ban Fireworks in NH

by Steve MacDonald July 14, 2014
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Every year hundreds of thousands of ’rounds’ of fireworks are discharged in New Hampshire–or elsewhere after having been purchased in New Hampshire–by regular folk hoping to make their celebration special.  You can hear them in your neighborhoods, sometimes well past 10 or 11 pm, all through July, and quite often throughout the year. Fireworks can […]

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“But We Have To Do Something” Lobby Passes Bill That Will Do Nothing…

by Steve MacDonald April 18, 2014
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The “But We Have To Do Something” Lobby has successfully ushered a hand-held cell phone ban through the New Hampshire legislature, sort of.  The NH Senate voted to pass the legislation with an amendment that will send it back to the House before it can make its way to the governor; who will have to […]

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But, If We Ban ‘Bossy’…

by Steve MacDonald March 13, 2014
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The Ban Bossy campaign was started by a long time Hillary Supporter, presumably because Hillary actually is bossy, and the left wants to plant that field so they can use the ‘fruit’ it bears against opponents who try to even hint at it. The problem with that is this. The entire Democrat party agenda…is bossy. […]

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Sister Mary LaHood – No Talking in Cars

by Steve MacDonald February 5, 2014
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(Originally posted Oct 11th, 2010 – Seem relevant to re-post this given that NH HB 1117 went to executive session yesterday.) Bloomberg reports that Transportation nanny Ray ‘Sister Mary’ LaHood believes that all cell phone use in motor-vehicles, including hands free, are distracting.  Well, no kidding Mr. Einstein.   Prior to the invention of the cell […]

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NH Bill To Ban Cell Phone Use in Motor Vehicles (Except for Hands-Free), Both Stupid And Useless.

by Steve MacDonald February 3, 2014
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There is a bill in the New Hampshire legislature that would ban drivers from using cell phones that are not hands-free, and it may be one of the most useless (and that is saying something) bill in the legislature this year. Why? Not that long ago the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) maintained […]

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