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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 11:45:00

Parent arrested after taking gun to Pulaski Heights Elementary School

Parents at the Pulaski Heights elementary and middle schools got an alert this morning that a parent was arrested for taking a handgun to an assembly at the middle school.

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Sunday, November 3, 2013

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 07:45:00

Child shoots father in Russellville Walmart lot

From the River Valley Leader, details on police response to shots fired Saturday in the parking lot of a Walmart in Russellville: ' he officers discovered that while the child was attempting to enter the vehicle, the child accidentally grabbed a hold of a loaded shotgun that had not been secured to help pull himself into the vehicle (truck).

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 16:33:00

The line is open; duck and cover the political fire

Sorry, I've been distracted today by some family activities. The line is open.

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Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 06:31:00

Michael Bloomberg aims to defeat Mark Pryor

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has already meddled in Arkansas politics by targeting Sen. Mark Pryor with ads in his gun control campaign.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 06:56:00

Mount Vernon-Enola moves toward guns in school

Channel 4 reports that a survey in the Mount Vernon-Enola school district shows strong support for putting guns in the hands of school staff "certified" to carry them.

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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 08:22:00

Guns: If you've got 'em, flaunt 'em

The small but obnoxious group bent on forcing open carry of firearms on Arkansas (even Texas doesn't allow open carry of sidearms) continues its civil disobedience with open carry demonstrations.

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Friday, October 18, 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 13:43:00

Man charged for leaving out gun with which child shot himself

A Lonoke County man was arrested today and charged with endangering a minor in the accidental shooting death of a three-year-old child at his home last July.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 13:56:00

From Cabot: A libertarian with a printed gun and revolutionary ideas about currency

[embed-1] Attention continues to pile up for Cody Wilson, a Cabot native who dropped out of the University of Texas law school, to pursue revolutionary ideas.

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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 06:22:00

The annals of gun safety — Flippin edition

Coincidence. I took a look at the Stephens Media website just after posting the article about the movement of school officials to put more guns in schools as a security measure.

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Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 06:08:00

Clarksville schools' gun policy draws national attention

The New York Times has a major feature today on the successful effort by the Clarksville School District to arm staff members — 16 of them, including a kindergarten teacher.

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 15:37:00

Concealed carry showdown — two dead

I'll leave the public safety explanation to the gun fetishists over in Fort Smith, if they can spare time from planning another  defiant strap-on march..

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 07:12:00

Dumas: More guns in school mean more danger

More guns in school mean more danger, not less.

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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 18:57:00

Update: Armed school security in place in Clarksville

Max here. Back after a 6 hour, 20-minute drive from St. Charles and Howard in New Orleans to my front door. 

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Friday, September 13, 2013

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 16:36:00

ATF investigating automatic rifles found following Benton road rage arrest

K THV reports that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has entered the investigation of what police say was a road rage incident in which a handgun and an unspecified number of automatic rifles were later found in the suspect's truck following his arrest..

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:20:17

After contradictory votes, school districts get clearance for licenses to arm staff on campus

The Arkansas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies is meeting this morning to hear appeals from Clarksville, Lake Hamilton and other school districts that they continue to be allowed to have employees licensed as security guards for the purpose of having a gun on campus.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 16:53:00

The guns and GOP open line

Another week begins. Another open line.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 17:05:00

Republicans high on more guns in school

I've been 'watching' the legislative committee discussion on guns in school via Twitter. Easy to catch the drift:

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 07:19:00

Jeremy Hutchinson and the case for more guns in school

A legislative committee today will discuss the law on guns in school, an outgrowth of the determination that the law doesn't currently allow school districts to license their own employees as security guards for the purpose of carrying weapons.

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Monday, August 26, 2013 - 07:14:00

Legislative discussion set this week on more guns in schools

Stephens Media reports on a planned legislative committee meeting to air Clarksville School Superintendent David Hopkins' unhappiness that an attorney general's opinion and resulting private security board vote has stymied his plan to put two dozen staff members, including a kindergarten teacher, carrying concealed weapons in schools this year.

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