Fourth Circuit Rejects Libel Claims over Misleading Edits in Katie Couric’s “Under the Gun”

From yesterday’s Fourth Circuit decision in Virginia Citizens Defense League v. Couric , the facts: … In 2016, journalist Couric and filmmaker Soechtig released a documentary titled Under the Gun . The documentary concerns gun policy in America, and it takes a perspective favoring regulation.

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Connecticut High School Student Posts Picture Of Airsoft Gun That He Received As Birthday Present . . . Police Promptly Arrest Him and School Suspends Him

Despite national outcry over the blind application of “zero tolerance” rules, school and police officials continue to throw kids into the criminal justice system without any logic or judgment. The latest example is Zach Cassidento, a high school senior at Amity High Regional School who suspended and arrested after simply posted a picture of his birthday gift — an “Airsoft gun,” on Snapchat .

Source: Connecticut High School Student Posts Picture Of Airsoft Gun That He Received As Birthday Present . . . Police Promptly Arrest Him and School Suspends Him

Credit Card Company Requirements That Merchants Not Sell Guns to 18-to-20-Year-Olds

Citigroup announced that it will “require new retail sector clients or partners to adhere to …. restrict the sale of firearms for individuals under 21 years of age.” But what if the retailer is in one of the states that generally ban age discrimination in public accommodations , and include 18-to-20-year-olds in that ban?

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After his family died, he threatened to kill himself. So the police took his guns.

A road that leads to John McGuire’s home in Lisbon, Conn. (Bryan Anselm/For The Washington Post) LISBON, Conn. — John McGuire was inside his house with 81 guns when five state troopers were dispatched to investigate a threat he had reportedly made.

Source: After his family died, he threatened to kill himself. So the police took his guns.

Can a Court Arbitrarily Conclude That ‘Security’ Overrules the First Amendment?

A 3D printer company founded by provocateur Cody Wilson , along with the Second Amendment Foundation, has filed for certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case asking that the company be allowed to post on its website instructions for using a 3D printer to manufacture a plastic gun.

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