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We believe the 2nd Amendment is best defended through grass-roots organization, education, and advocacy centered around individual gun owners. It is our mission to encourage, organize, and support these efforts throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
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Zuck’s sorry . . . that he hasn’t got even more of your data
Konstantin Kakaes, an editor at MIT Technology Review in Massachusetts, dismissed Zuckerberg’s essay as “a power grab disguised as an act of contrition”. Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic senator, consumer rights champion and...