FedEx is Sticking By The NRA

While many companies nationwide are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association after the most recent gun massacre, FedEx isn’t one of them- so far at least:

FedEx offers NRA members discounts from 18 percent to 26 percent on domestic and international shipping. A page on the NRA website describing FedEx offers has been removed, but the shipping company has not made a statement about any change in its relationship with the gun-rights group.  GunsDown, an anti-gun group, has been petitioning FedEx to end its affiliation with the NRA for over a year.

Source: These Companies Are Sticking By The NRA | HuffPost

Former Aspen postal employee sentenced for taking gun to work

A formal U.S. Post Office worker who brought a gun, bullet cartridges and knives to work was sentenced Monday to time already served in jail.

Mauro Emilio Pennini had been charged with violating a protection order by being in possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm at a federal facility.

He pleaded guilty to violating a protection order. U.S. District Court Chief Judge Marcia Krieger sentenced Pennini to the more than six months he has already served in pre-sentence confinement.

Read more: Former Aspen postal employee sentenced for taking gun to work – The Denver Post

Aspen postal worker pleads guilty in weapons case

GRAND JUNCTION – Former Aspen postal worker Mauro Pennini faces as many as 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of possessing a handgun when he was directed not to under a court order.

In exchange for Tuesday’s plea in federal court in Grand Junction, the government dropped a misdemeanor count of possession of a gun in a post office. Pennini is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 4 after a federal probation officer completes a pre-sentence report.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Gordon Gallagher also found that Pennini is likely to be a danger to others and might not show up for the sentencing. That means he will continue to be held at the Mesa County Detention Center until he is sentenced, though his lawyer, Steve Laiche, said he might file a motion to reconsider his detention given the length of time until sentencing.

Read more: Aspen postal worker pleads guilty in federal court | AspenTimes.com

Moms Demand Action Objects To Proposed Amendment To Remove Federal Ban On Guns in Post Offices

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America vehemently objects to any attempt to amend existing federal law and lift the ban on guns in post offices, as proposed by Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky. Sen. Paul’s amendment to the Senate postal reform bill would allow licensed gun owners to carry weapons inside post offices. Guns are currently banned in all American federal buildings, including post offices.

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