Declaration Of Mont Lamar Mendenhall

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I, Mont Lamar Mendenhall, make the following declaration pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1746.

1. I am a Boeing 777 pilot (captain) for a major United States airline and have been so employed for 32 years.

2. I maintain residences in North Carolina and Florida, spending part of the year in each state.

3. I have been a firearms collector for the past 40 years, including legally registered machineguns. I also participate frequently in competitive shooting matches, both organized and unorganized, involving registered machineguns (principally submachineguns).

Toxicology Of Lead At Shooting Ranges

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American Board of Medical Toxicology

American Board of Toxicology




Jan. 26, 1994

To whom it may concern:

As one of two board-certified medical toxicologists in Houston, I have interested myself in the recent proceedings against Robert G. Arwady. These involve alleged lead pollution secondary to metallic lead from bullets at the Southwest Tactical Training Range in Fort Bend County.

GOF Amicus Brief In Support Of Rudolph George Stanko

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Mr. Rudolph Stanko was convicted of possession of a firearm and ammunition in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g)(1), which prohibits any person from possessing a firearm or ammunition if that person has been convicted of certain types of crimes punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. According to the statutory definition, the predicate crime cannot be any federal or state offense "pertaining to antitrust violations, unfair trade practices, restraints of trade, or other similar offenses relating to the regulation of business practices."

Baltimore Prosecutes Gun Owners For Self-Defense

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In Baltimore County, if the thugs don't get you, Mark P. Cohen and City State's Attorney, Patricia Jessamy, will.

O.K., maybe these prosecutors aren’t household names. But Kenny Der and Darrell Kifer will never forget them. Baltimore Prosecutor Cohen and Attorney Jessamy cost the two men hundreds of thousands of dollars in combined legal fees. Their crime? Self defense.

Der and Kifer run a commercial refinishing business. They had been burglarized over 20 times, including the night of June 29, 2001, when they were working on a rush job.

GOF Establishes "Malicious Prosecution Fund"

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GOF Malicious Prosecution Fund

Your Tax-Deductible Contribution Can Help

General Laney is a GOA member from Detroit. As a firearms dealer and shooting range owner, he had been facing criminal charges for months for supposedly selling a gun illegally.

It is great to report that the Wayne County, Michigan Court has thrown out the case.

Laney, according to the recordings made by the police themselves, had scrupulously complied with the law. Appropriately, the county's case against Laney was dismissed.

Former NRA Director Russ Howard Hung Out To Dry

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Campaign Laws Aim to Stifle Pro-Gun Activist

by Larry Pratt

Russ Howard, a former NRA director, was one of the principal architects of ending the political career of rabidly anti-gun State Senator David Roberti of California. Howard now faces an $808,000 fine.

Roberti and Assemblyman Mike Roos were the chief sponsors of the legislation that banned semi-automatic firearms. They pushed it in the name of fighting crime, even though then Attorney General Van de Kamp had found that the targeted weapons were involved in less than one percent of the state's homicides.