Monday, September 29, 2008

Arizona: Man killed after armed woman with restraining order opens fire: "A man is dead after trying to break into a woman's home and she opened fire on him. According to police the woman had a restraining order against the man although their exact relationship is unclear. Investigators say around 2:30 Sunday morning that man forced his way into the woman's house near 40th Avenue and Thunderbird and she was prepared. A police spokesperson tells 3TV, "The victim basically armed herself and when the suspect broke into the house the victim fired several rounds." Police said the woman will most likely not face any charges. The suspect's identity has not been released.

Texas invaders shot: "One suspect is dead and two others are on the run after a deadly home invasion on Friday night. Houston police report that the armed group pushed their way through the front door of the home on Wycliffe. According to witnessed, the group got into a scuffle with the homeowner's boyfriend, who had a gun. The boyfriend fired shots, killing one of the suspects. Police said robbery was the motive. The authorities do not plan to charge the boyfriend."

Washington State anti-gun fanatics: "When the House of Representatives adopted legislation Wednesday to force the District of Columbia to abide by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Second Amendment earlier this year, five Washington State Democrats turned their backs on their colleagues who supported this important civil rights measure. The Bellevue-based Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said Evergreen State voters deserve to know why."

PA: Court throws out lawsuit over Philly gun laws : "Philadelphia officials cannot enact gun laws tougher than Pennsylvania's law, a state appeals court ruled Friday in throwing out city ordinances that included limiting gun purchases to one a month and banning assault weapons. Commonwealth Court dismissed a lawsuit against the Legislature filed by two members of Philadelphia's City Council, Darrell L. Clarke and Donna Reed Miller.The court cited language in several gun ordinances the council passed last year that the measures cannot take effect unless the Legislature were to let municipalities enact stricter laws. That has not happened."

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