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10,982 firearm murders in 2017. Down 47% since 1994.

On the first anniversary of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., NPR, “PBS NewsHour” and Marist released a poll exploring views of various approaches to gun ownership in the United States. Many of the findings are what we’ve come to expect: broad support for expanded background checks in the purchasing process; split views by party on the necessity for new restrictions on gun ownership. The extended advocacy of the surviving teenagers in Parkland notwithstanding, opinions on guns remain fairly fixed. At the end of that poll, though, was an interesting question. The pollsters asked respondents…

John Haynes, Creator of Haynes Manuals, Dies at 80 … His do-it-yourself repair books have sold 200 million copies

If you’ve ever wrenched on a car, then you’ve probably used a Haynes repair manual. The iconic Haynes books, which feature colorful covers and often detailed cutaway drawings, have been a boon to do-it-yourselfers since they first appeared on shelves more than 50 years ago. With step-by-step instructions complete with photos and exploded diagrams, Haynes manuals have helped show many of us here at MotorTrend that it’s possible to fix almost anything on your own. We’re sad to report that the founder of Haynes Publishing and the author of the very first Haynes manual, John Haynes, has died at the age…

Rare U.S. Coins Salvaged from 1830s North Carolina Shipwreck Hit the Market

On June 14, 1838, the Steamship Pulaski was 40 miles off the coast of North Carolina when one of its boilers exploded in the middle of the night. The blast sent the ship and nearly half its 180-plus passengers (some of the wealthiest and most politically powerful people in the eastern United States) to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Now, more than 180 years later, The State reports that 502 rare gold and silver coins salvaged from the shipwreck have been sold to a global coin dealer at a price that “wildly exceeded” expectations. It’s unclear the price the…

12 Establishment Media Journalists Who Fueled the Jussie Smollett Flames

Establishment media journalists and pundits uncritically accepted and promoted Jussie Smollett’s elaborate “hate crime” story, just one week after the mainstream media fostered the false narrative surrounding the Covington Catholic students, resulting in a laundry list of impending defamation lawsuits. Here’s 12 establishment media commentators and journalists who fueled the Jussie Smollett flames with impassioned and uncritical reactions to the Empire actor’s imaginative account of his supposed run-in with Trump supporters in “MAGA country” Chicago. 1. Eugene Scott – Washington Post‘s The Fix reporter “To many, the Smollett incident — and the political nature of the assault — is yet another reminder for…

Facebook’s internal security goons track ex-employees and critics using Facebook’s apps

If you’re a disgruntled ex-Facebooker or someone who “made threatening statements” against the company, there’s a chance its internal security force is tracking your location and activities, using Facebook’s apps and other tracking tools. Given the scale of Facebook and the number of people the company has infuriated, this watchlist could be very big indeed — as CNBC points out, if the company tracks 0.1% of its users this way, it’s keeping tabs on 270,000 people. At least one of the company’s blacklists, the weekly updated BOLO (“Be On the Lookout”) list, has “hundreds” of names on it. You can…

U.S. to slash payouts from 9/11 victims fund

The special master overseeing a U.S. government fund to compensate victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Friday said future awards will be significantly reduced, typically by at least 50 percent, because the fund is running short of money. Rupa Bhattacharyya, the special master, said the reduction in payouts from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is necessary because the $2.375 billion remaining in the $7.375 billion fund is not enough to compensate the thousands of additional eligible victims and family members. “I am painfully aware of the unfairness of this plan,” Bhattacharyya said on a conference call with…

Ford recalls 1.48 million F-150 pickups in North America over transmissions

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was recalling about 1.48 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America due to a potential transmission downshift issue that could increase the risk of a crash. Ford said select 2011-2013 model year trucks with six-speed automatic transmission could experience an unintended downshift into first gear without warning, which could result in the loss of vehicle control. Ford is aware of five accidents, including one report of whiplash potentially related to the issue. The recall covers 1.26 million trucks in the United States and 221,000 in Canada. Dealers will update the powertrain control software…

Real estate agents taking up arms in America

Realtors often go into houses they don’t know, with people they’ve just met. Safety efforts have become a real focus, but the potential for violence has some of them taking up arms. Scott Smith spends a lot of time at the range, making sure if he has to use his gun, he’s fully trained and ready. “If you’re going to carry a firearm, you’re going to need to be proficient with it,” he said. But Smith doesn’t just shoot for sport. He legally carries a concealed gun for his job as a realtor. “People think realtors have a lot of…

America’s Most and Least Dependable Cars

Of the 31 automobile brands ranked in the 2019 U.S. vehicle dependability study conducted by J.D. Power, the Lexus brand from Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) topped the ranking for the eighth straight year. Porsche and Toyota brand tied for second. For the first time in the 30 years that J.D. Power has conducted this survey, mass-market brands scored better overall than luxury brands. The Lexus had a problem per 100 (PP100) score of 106, slightly better than the Porsche and Toyota brands that both scored 108. The Chevrolet brand from General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted a score of…

Interesting Jeff Bezos divorce conspiracy theory

Keep a close eye on Jeff Bezos in the near. I have a theory about his recent divorce. As many of you may know, the economy will be having a major correction soon. Stocks could easily go down 50% or more. Bezos, being close with the CIA and the richest man in the world, probably knows this. He knows that he will lose tens of billions of dollars. So what does he want to do? Sell as much Amazon stock as possible. Because his entire net worth is in Amazon stock. But imagine if Bezos suddenly started offloading billions in…

$100,000 in savings gone in one night… from Wells Fargo

Hey guys, I don’t really post often but I really needed to get this out there, in case this happened to someone else recently. Okay so my parents have been Wells Fargo customers for years and had a large amount saved up in a Certified Deposit account. Well, a few nights ago they decided to check their balance and were shocked to see that their account value was $0! There was nothing there and no inbound or outbound transfers! They panicked and thought that their account had been hacked or something. After two days of worrying and calling customer support,…

Record Number Of Gun Confiscated By TSA In 2018

By now, one would think that gun owners would know how little the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) appreciates the reasons you have a firearm on your person when you try to go through security. The TSA catches a lot of well-earned flak over some of the gun-shaped objects it will confiscate, but it does find real guns from time to time. And, it seems the TSA found a record number in 2018. The Transportation Security Administration marked what it called a “milestone year” with the release of its “TSA Year in Review: A Record Setting 2018” on Thursday. Among other statistics, the…

Roswell Crash Site Sold to New Private Owners and Will Remain Off-Limits

The site of one of America’s most legendary and mysterious encounters with the unknown has recently changed hands and is now under new private ownership. A 78-acre ranching property located in Lincoln County, New Mexico 75 miles northwest of Roswell has been sold to Dinwiddie Cattle Co. LLC for an undisclosed amount. The parcel of land is only part of a larger land transaction, but it’s what happened on this particular parcel that makes this real estate transaction so noteworthy – and potentially depressing for those of us who need to know the truth about what happened in Roswell. The…

Some Washington sheriffs refuse to enforce new gun laws

Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won’t enforce the state’s sweeping new restrictions on semi-automatic rifles until the courts decide whether they are constitutional. A statewide initiative approved by voters in November raised the minimum age for buying semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21, required buyers to first pass a firearms safety course and added expanded background checks and gun storage requirements, among other things. It was among the most comprehensive of a string of state-level gun-control measures enacted in the U.S. after last year’s shooting at a Florida high school. The National Rifle Association and the Second…

US Army creates a drone-netting grenade

As last month’s grounding of flights at Gatwick Airport showed us, drones can cause a lot of problems – and they can even pose a security risk – when they’re flown in the wrong places. Engineers with the US Army are developing a countermeasure, in the form of a drone-netting grenade. The experimental 40-mm grenade was invented by Tomasz Blyskal, Richard Fong and LaMar Thompson at the Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey. Individual soldiers could shoot it at rogue drones using M320 portable grenade launchers, while heavy weapons platoons could utilize larger Mk-19 launchers. The former setup could target drones…

Michigan Man Dies After Falling Into Tank Of Sulfuric Acid

A 54-year-old man has died after falling into a tank of sulfuric acid in South Lyon. According to police, the incident happened Saturday at Michigan Seamless Tube on McMann Street, south of 10 Mile Road, where the sulfuric acid used in a manufacturing process has a temperature of at least 160 degrees. The company has a sign out front that reads, “Fooling around on the job is a job for fools.” It is unknown how he fell in or how long the man was in the tank before he was pulled out by co-workers and quickly washed off. He was…

Report: Chicago Is The Most Corrupt American City

The Chicago metropolitan area was ranked as the most corrupt U.S. city in a new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Along with Chicago, Los Angeles topped the list of the most public corruption convictions in America, based on the number of federal corruption convictions between 1976 and 2017. Chicago had 1,731 convictions during that time period, while the Central District of California had 1,534. The Manhattan area had 1,327 and Miami had 1,165, according to the report. Washington, D.C. had 1,159. Drawing information from the Department of Justice, the report shows 25 public figures were convicted of charges…

Tennessee mother carries dying baby to term to donate organs

A Tennessee mother made the brave decision to carry a dying baby to term in order to donate her organs, a report said Thursday. While mother Krysta Davis, 23, was 18 weeks pregnant, doctors told her that her daughter, Rylei, would not live more than 30 minutes after birth, so they gave her two options of either inducing labor immediately or carrying the baby to term and donate the organs, People reported. Rylei was diagnosed with an abnormality called anencephaly, a rare condition in which an infant is missing parts of the brain or skull, the report said. “We decided that even if…

Snowstorm buries Pacific Northwest, with more on the way

Residents of the Pacific Northwest took to neighborhood hills with skis, sleds or even just laundry baskets Saturday to celebrate an unusual dump of snow in a region more accustomed to winter rain. Some areas received more than a foot of snow, and meteorologists say more is on the way early next week. Hundreds of flights were canceled in Seattle and Portland, and heavy snow drifts closed major highways in eastern Washington. Around 50,000 people lost power. Residents cleared out grocery store shelves and left work early Friday afternoon as the storm arrived. More than a foot of snow (30.5…

Wells Fargo suffers widespread outage of ATMs, mobile banking capabilities

Customers of Wells Fargo Opens a New Window.  on Thursday reported an outage affecting the big bank’s ATMs as well as online and mobile banking Opens a New Window. . KULR-TV in Montana is reporting that a bank employee said the outage is a result of a fire at a server farm located in Shoreview, Minnesota. As a result of the fire the servers had to be shut down, the bank employee reportedly said. A customer service representative reportedly said it is a nationwide outage. Wells Fargo in a tweet said: We apologize to our customers who may be experiencing an issue with…

12 New Guns to See at the 2019 Great American Outdoor Show

You’ve been hearing and reading about this year’s new guns for a month. If you want to see them up close, handle them and get information directly from their manufacturers, plan a road trip to Harrisburg, Pa., to visit the Great American Outdoor Show. Continuing at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex until Feb. 10, the Great American Outdoor Show fills 650,000 square feet of floor space with more than 1,100 exhibitors from the hunting, shooting and outdoor industry. It can be easy to become overwhelmed, so we’ve put together a plan to help you out. Enter the Shooting Sports Hall…

Colorado jogger kills a mountain lion with his BARE HANDS after it attacked him on a running trail and bit on the face, back, legs and arms

A Colorado jogger fought off a mountain lion in the foothills of Horsetooth Mountain on Monday, suffering severe bites before he killed the wild animal in self-defense, authorities said. The man, who was not identified, was jogging on a trail on the West Ridge of the Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, a mountain park about 66 miles northwest of Denver. The mountain lion attacked him from behind, biting and clawing the man’s face, back, legs and arms, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources said in a joint release, late on Monday. However, it was…

Why Are We Seeing So Many Bare Shelves at Grocery Stores Across the Country?

Over the past few months, my husband and I have kept an eye on the store shelves in our area. We  don’t shop daily or even weekly, but the trend of increasingly bare shelves has been incredibly disturbing. This made me curious as to what others have been experiencing. As a member of various online prepping communities, I see a lot of conversations and concerns, but one thing that has stood out to me is the amazing number of people chiming in to report sparse or bare shelves or just not being able to find a specific item they like.…

Florida Snowflakes Paying For Signatures To BAN Guns

A group called “Constitutional Campaigns” is paying people $1.25/per signature obtained, on a petition for a constitutional amendment that looks to BAN legally owned semi-automatic firearms in Florida. This amendment has been proposed for the state’s 2020 ballot. The amendment was pushed forward by Ban Assault Weapons NOW (also known as BAWN), a Miami-based political action committee that includes victims’ family members and survivors of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018 and the gay nightclub Pulse in 2016. This petition looks to force an amendment that is in direct violation of the 2nd Amendment, which states: A well…

‘Moms’: Maryland gun control hasn’t worked. Maryland needs more gun control

The group Moms Demand Action is demanding state lawmakers take steps to strengthen Maryland’s gun laws. The gun violence prevention advocacy group was definitely seen and heard Thursday around the State House. Hundreds of mothers visited the offices of state lawmakers. Andrea Chamblee, the widow of John McNamara, who was killed during the attack on the Capital Gazette newsroom, brought advocates to tears, providing intimate details on the impact of her husband’s killing. “I want you to be able to kiss your family members goodbye knowing that you will see them again. I want your children to practice art, music…

Pentagon sending 3,750 extra U.S. forces to border with Mexico

The Pentagon is sending 3,750 additional U.S. forces to the southwest border with Mexico for three months to support border agents, the Department of Defense said on Sunday. The deployment will raise the total number of active-duty forces supporting Customs and Border Protection agents there to about 4,350, it said. The Pentagon disclosed the official figure days after a Democratic lawmaker said about 3,500 extra troops would be deployed. President Donald Trump, who has portrayed the situation at the border as a crisis, was expected to talk about immigration and his proposal for a wall along the U.S. border with…

American anarchist ‘John Galton’ shot dead in Acapulco

An American anarchist who went by the name John Galton was shot dead at his home in the Mexican resort of Acapulco, sending shivers through a tightknit anti-establishment community of expatriates that organizes events in the violence-torn retreat with seminars on topics such as how to make money via cryptocurrencies. A woman describing herself as John’s partner, Lily, said via social media that she saw the gunmen go straight for John and his friend Jason Henza, 43. Henza made it to a private hospital with bullet wounds in an armpit, leg and hand. The hospital said he checked out that…

‘Thermal backlash’: Polar vortex to be followed by extreme temperature swings

A week of extreme cold has left more than two dozen people dead – but even as temperatures rise, the wild weather is not over. After a week of sub-zero temperatures that left more than two dozen people dead, the United States’ midwest is finally about to thaw. But the extreme weather is not over. America’s National Weather Service has warned residents to brace for massive temperature swings. For example, the twin cities of Minneapolis and St Paul will go from -32 degrees celsius to seven degrees on Sunday local time, then plunge back down to -23 degrees by Wednesday.…

25 Cars That Can Take You to 300,000 Miles

There are a few reasons why a car might stay on the road forever. When a model turns up on the list of most reliable vehicles every year, the automaker deserves a great deal of credit. The company created something that could stand the wear and tear of daily driving, regardless of climate or driver skill. In some cases, owners have an attachment to the vehicle and will pay whatever it takes to keep it going. But it is not necessarily a good value to keep something just because it lasts. When you see work vehicles, such as pickup trucks or…

Gun Grab Fail: Buyback event offers $500 per person, leading many to show up in an effort to upgrade their arsenal

A city-sponsored gun buyback in New Orleans sparked a social media backlash after scores of people were left standing in the rain without a chance to turn weapons into cash Saturday. Officials with Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration acknowledged that the buyback quickly “hit capacity,” but they nevertheless described it as a success. Critics said the event was poorly organized and that the giveaway amount of $500 per person was too high, leading many to show up in an effort to upgrade their arsenal. Meanwhile, one academic expert who has researched buybacks said there is little evidence that they reduce homicides,…

FBI investigating possible tunnel into South Florida CHASE bank

The FBI and local police are investigating a Miami-area mystery: Who dug a narrow tunnel that burrowed beneath a road and pointed toward a quiet suburban bank branch office? FBI spokesman Mike Leverock said Wednesday that officials were notified after a motorist reported what looked like a sinkhole in a street near a Chase Bank branch in Pembroke Pines. Investigators found an entrance hole in a nearby wooded area that contained a small electric generator and some electrical cords. The tunnel led under the road toward the bank, a distance of about 50 yards and it was only about 2…

Baltimore to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession Cases regardless of quantity

Marijuana is officially against the law in Maryland but Baltimore’s top prosecutor said on Tuesday that she would stop prosecuting marijuana possession cases within the city limits, regardless of quantity, and seek to vacate almost 5,000 convictions. The announcement by Marilyn Mosby, the state’s attorney for Baltimore, follows a nationwide trend in which big city prosecutors are de-emphasizing marijuana prosecutions. Baltimore has both the nation’s highest murder rate among big cities and one of the most broken relationships between its police and its citizenry. Its marijuana enforcement has been wildly disproportionate — more than 90 percent of the citations for…

Anonymous donor gives $62,500 to ensure that Las Vegas shooter’s guns are destroyed

A San Francisco software executive has donated more than $62,000 to try to ensure that the cache of firearms that was owned by the gunman in the Las Vegas massacre will be destroyed. In the aftermath of the 2017 shooting, loved ones of the 58 people who lost their lives in the rampage faced a difficult choice over what to do with the 50 guns and accessories that were owned by the gunman, Stephen Paddock. They could possibly sell the weapons to raise money or have the guns destroyed in a symbolic renunciation of violence. Now the families don’t have…

Migrant with flesh-eating bacteria detained at US border

A man among a group of migrants detained in a desolate part of New Mexico near the border with Mexico has been diagnosed as infected with flesh-eating bacteria, the U.S. Border Patrol said Friday. The man was taken to a hospital in recent days after telling a federal agent that he had a growing rash on his leg, U.S. Border Patrol spokesman Carlos Antunez said. Flesh-eating bacteria are a rare condition called necrotizing fasciitis that spreads quickly and can be fatal. The bacteria usually gets into the body through a minor cut or scrape and can cause a serious infection…

DHS: Multiple US gov domains hit in serious DNS hijacking wave

The Department of Homeland Security has issued an emergency directive ordering administrators of most federal agencies to protect their Internet domains against a rash of attacks that have hit executive branch websites and email servers in recent weeks. The DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued the directive on Tuesday, 12 days after security firm FireEye warned of an unprecedented wave of ongoing attacks that altered the domain name system records belonging to telecoms, ISPs, and government agencies. DNS servers act as directories that allow one computer to find other computers on the Internet. By tampering with these records, attackers…

Will congestion pricing (driving tax) come to California highways?

London, Stockholm and Singapore have it. Could LA County? We are talking about congestion pricing. That’s a fee charged to drivers on peak routes at peak times. It is meant to encourage people to drive at other times or to use public transit and other ways of getting around. Metro CEO Phil Washington has floated congestion pricing in LA County as one way to fund transit projects that are already planned under Measure M but need to be sped up in time for the 2028 Olympic Games. He and transportation expert Michael Manville join DnA to explain congestion pricing, how…

Comet Ping Pong catches fire…

A sudden fire broke out inside Comet Ping Pong around 9 p.m. on Wednesday. The same establishment was targeted by online trolls during the presidential election. They circulated a fake story about a child sex ring – a man who believed the fake stories shot up the restaurant in December 2016. Some of the people inside Comet Ping-Pong when the fire broke out believe it also was a deliberate act. “All of a sudden we see these flames. A fire has been started – a very big fire,” witness Nicole Lafragola said. One man saw the curtains in the back…

Pennsylvania Supremes Side With Motorcyclist Over Geico

Geico’s refusal to fully cover a motorcyclist’s underinsured motorist claim violated Pennsylvania law, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The high court’s 4 to 2 decision nullifies hidden clauses in insurance policies that attempt to evade paying “stacked” coverage for all of a household’s vehicles unless the customer explicitly chooses to decline the more generous coverage. Brian Gallagher had turned to Geico to insure his motorcycle and two family automobiles, but the company decided to treat the motorcycle coverage as an entirely separate policy. In so doing, Geico provided one-fifth the benefits when Gallagher filed a claim after he was…

Digital license plates now legal in Michigan, will roll out soon

Drivers in Michigan can begin using digital license plates after the Michigan legislature passed a bill allowing the technology in Michigan. The state passed Public Act 656 of 2018 enabling the plate technology, which can replace the 125-year-old stamped metal plates. Reviver Auto, which created the “Rplate,” the first digital license plate, will now work with Secretary of State Joceylyn Benson to roll them out to interested users. “We look forward to continuing our great working relationship with the state of Michigan, to not only contribute to a more connected community and bring significant benefits to its citizens and businesses,…

PG&E says power bills could reach $835 a month if ordered to clear trees, inspect electricity system

PG&E warned in a new court filing that it would have to spend at least $75 billion, hire 650,000 workers — and increase monthly utility bills by a huge amount — if it’s forced to comply with a federal judge’s proposed order for a massive maintenance and inspection effort for its electricity grid. The warnings by the embattled and cash-strapped utility, which has staggered to the brink of insolvency, were contained in a lengthy response ahead of a hearing in U.S. District Court next week. Federal Judge William Alsup has signaled he may order PG&E to undertake a thorough inspection…

Virginia Considers Cameras To Issue Tickets On Alternate Routes Around Toll Road, Plan to toll Virginia interstate creates photo ticketing system to cite people who take alternate routes to avoid tolls

Drivers who take a highway exit to avoid having to pay a toll on Virginia’s Interstate 81 could end up paying far more after a ticket arrives in the mail. The state Senate Transportation Committee will consider a proposal later today that would authorize tolling on I-81. Introduced by state Senator Mark D. Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg), the measure would also allow private companies to operate a new type of automated photo enforcement camera that issues tickets based on a motorist’s choice of route. Those attempting to save a bit of money by taking a side street could be subjected to a…

City of Milwaukee wrote $168,000 worth of parking tickets in weekend snowstorm

The newest number out show thousands of drivers ended up with parking tickets after the latest snow storm in Milwaukee. The city cashed in by writing $168,000 worth of tickets to people who ignored the alternate side parking rules. Those rules were in effect for just 14 hours during Saturday night and Sunday morning and again Sunday night to Monday morning. It means workers were writing 300 tickets an hour during that time period. Riverwest resident Michael Lerret he feels lucky to have missed out on a ticket. He said he tries to follow the rules but there are not…

John McAfee Flees U.S. for Alleged Tax Fraud

John Mcafee, the US presidential candidate, and a business tycoon has recently uploaded a video on his Twitter account. According to the video, McAfee is living in an exile on a boat after the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) charged him on Tax evasion frauds of felonious nature. John, a long-term crypto advocate who was going to run for the President in 2020, is in a rocking boat (quite literally!). He has been charged by the IRS for using cryptocurrencies in criminal activities along with four other 2020 Presidential candidates. McAfee Running Presidential Campaign in Exile John in his Twitter video…

Fox News apologizes after showing graphic suggesting Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died

Hosts of a Fox News show on Monday apologized for a graphic briefly shown on screen that suggested Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died, Mediaite reported. The graphic showed a photo of Ginsburg, now recovering from surgery for lung cancer, with the dates 1933 — the year of her birth — and 2019. It aired briefly after a commercial break. “We need to apologize,” host Steve Doocy said, The Washington Examiner reported. “That was a mistake, that was an accident. We believe she is still at home recovering from surgery.” “This was a technical error that emanated from…

Gun Control ‘Cancer’ Spreading in Pacific Northwest

Last fall, when Second Amendment groups joined forces to fight a gun control initiative in Washington, they said the fight was to “stop this nonsense before it spreads like a cancer to other states.” The measure, Initiative 1639, did pass, and as Alan Gottlieb, chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms predicted, the cancer is spreading to neighboring Oregon. There, a group led by Portland-area clergy is spearheading a renewed effort to completely ban so-called “assault weapons” in the Beaver State, as reported by KATU. At the same time, lawmakers in the state capitol…