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FAIRFAX, Va.— Chris W. Cox, executive director, National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, released the following statement on Tuesday:
One man who filed suit, Donta Lucas, 34, claims he couldn’t get a job as a security guard because he was denied a concealed carry license for a gun as a result of his name being in the database. The gang label, he claims, is false.Continue reading →
A quarter of Illinois’ county governments have passed resolutions declaring their county a “gun sanctuary,” including those in Brown and Greene counties.Continue reading →
The shooting has reignited the debate over gun control across the country. Last week, Toronto city council approved a motion urging the federal government to ban handgun sales in the city, and calling on the province to outlaw the sale of handgun ammun…Continue reading →
A federal judge on Friday tossed out a motion from three national gun control groups seeking a last-minute halt to a settlement that would allow for blueprints of 3-D printed firearms to be posted and dowloaded online.Continue reading →
All this goes without mentioning other issues that make libertarian ears ring, ranging from the Second Amendment—he would’ve struck down DC’s gun-registration requirement and ban on semi-automatic rifles, using an historical rather than a “tiers of scr…Continue reading →
A recent story in that paper cites new research which found a direct correlation between caliber size and shooting lethality. The bigger the bullet a gun fires, those researchers discovered, the more damage it will do to another human being. That’s eno…Continue reading →
The New York Daily News announced this week that that it was cutting half of its newsroom staff in response to plummeting revenues and circulation. The once-great paper, a New York institution known for its pithy headlines and tabloid format that commu…Continue reading →
Everybody knows you never go full semiautomatic. That is, except Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and his anti-gun comrades.
On July 22, the Senate minority leader decided to fear-monger about homemade 3D-printed firearms following a Justice Department se…
Canadian gun control advocates’ goal of civilian disarmament came further into focus this week following a tragic shooting Sunday in Toronto that killed two people and wounded 13. As law enforcement officials were still working to determine where attac…Continue reading →
Gun control advocates undoubtedly awoke with a piercing headache Wednesday morning as the news sunk in that the U.S. appellate court for America’s largest circuit has recognized that the Second Amendment protects a right to openly carry loaded firearms…Continue reading →
The term “gun porn” – which can be derogatory or not, depending on the context – refers to photographs that unabashedly celebrate the engineering and artistry of firearms. It pokes fun at the idea that there is something about seeing shiny chrome or de…Continue reading →
Last week in Mance v. Sessions, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied, by one vote, a request for a rehearing of the case by the full panel of the court, and confirmed the reversal of a lower court decision that had ruled the …Continue reading →
The five-member School Board in Lee County, a small system in Virginia’s far southwest, voted unanimously earlier this month to select an undisclosed number of teachers and staff members to carry concealed weapons or store them in safes on school prope…Continue reading →
The IGTA said current “overly-strict controls” and “bureaucratic conditions” on legitimate dealers have led to “a decrease in their business and an increase in the smuggling of shooting products into the country”.Continue reading →
But Scott might get voted off the island. While he had a 65-21 approval-disapproval rating among Vermonters in the first quarter, he has fallen to 47 percent approval, 42 percent disapproval in this week’s findings, tarnishing his both-sides-of-the-str…Continue reading →
NRA is challenging the Washington Secretary of State’s decision to certify fraudulent ballot petitions for sweeping gun control measures on the November ballot.Continue reading →
In response to The Sun’s July 25 editorial, “Florida law encourages shootings,” some education and clarification are needed on the history and use of Florida’s misnamed “stand your ground” law and the term “castle doctrine.”Continue reading →
As Louisiana’s medical marijuana program takes shape some patients might have to make a difficult choice: keep their gun ownership rights or participate in the program.Continue reading →
The fight over enhanced conceal carry rights in courthouses is getting bigger.Now, the State Attorney General’s office has sent Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson a warning. The signs he has posted at the Harrison County Courthouse concerning firear…Continue reading →
People in Washington state who want to have their gun rights restored after a felony conviction must be crime-free for five years, but it doesn’t have to be the five years immediately before they petition.Continue reading →
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I’d hated guns since I was a teenager. It was a gun that killed John Lennon, after all. Guns killed President John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King.
Get rid of the guns, problem solved—or so I thought. In December of 2012, I even t…
The previous endorsement for Fred Costello has been rescinded and his rating has been changed from an “A” to a “?” due to his recent statements in support of Florida’s gun control bill, SB 7026.Continue reading →
Gov. Phil Scott saw a sharp drop in approval in the second quarter of 2018, the latest Morning Consult poll shows, a plummet that political analysts are attributing to his decision earlier this year to tighten the state’s gun laws.
Two other recent pol…
Renyold Studler, head gunsmith at Honolulu Firearms & Range on Queen Street, wears a Sig Sauer 1911 .45-caliber ACP semi-automatic pistol in a holster while he’s in the shop to protect merchandise, customers and his co-workers.Continue reading →
Senate Judiciary Committee Vice Chairman Karl Rhoads, who has introduced a number of bills in the House and Senate over the years to make Hawaii gun control laws more strict, said allowing people to openly carry loaded firearms in public is “a terrible…Continue reading →
A federal appeals court on Wednesday weighed whether the U.S. Constitution guarantees a right to carry guns in public for self-defense in a lawsuit challenging the firearm licensing policies of two Massachusetts municipalities including Boston.Continue reading →
George Young Jr., a Chinese-Hawaiian Vietnam veteran from Hilo, wasn’t surprised after winning a lawsuit for the right to openly carry a gun for protection, a victory that could have significant implications for the Aloha State.Continue reading →
For the past eight years, the high court has avoided major cases addressing the extent to which Congress or state lawmakers can pass laws that restrict firearms — and Thomas and other conservative justices have noted their objections.Continue reading →
While a State Department spokesperson pointed out that “the court did not rule in favor of the plaintiffs in this case,” the administration settled anyway, in part, because there’s no added public safety threat because “certain firearms and related ite…Continue reading →
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law last month limiting the size of firearms magazines in New Jersey to 10 rounds as part of a package of bills meant to tighten the state’s already strict gun laws.But the measure, which made possession of larger magazine…Continue reading →
Shannon Gaasch says she had just gone to bed when she heard the sound of glass shattering. Someone had thrown a brick through her friend’s door and were inside the house.
For nearly 15 minutes, Gaasch was on the phone with 911.
During the call, Gaasch …
Three gun control advocacy groups are banding together to try to block the Trump administration from allowing Americans to access blueprints for 3-D printable guns on the internet.Continue reading →
What makes gun control advocates think that outlawing blue prints from the world wide web will keep them off the Internet? People were uploading blue prints before this lawsuit came about or before they were even on the government’s radar.Continue reading →
Painful experience teaches that some “common sense” gun control legislation has hidden consequences that in the long run wrongly strip citizens of constitutional rights. The victims of the chicanery often do not realize their rights are gone until it’s…Continue reading →
The federal government is prepared to consider tightening handgun laws, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told reporters Tuesday as he responded to questions surrounding the deadly weekend shooting in Toronto.Continue reading →
The Toronto City Council has voted overwhelmingly to urge Canada’s federal and provincial government to ban the sale of handguns and handgun ammunition in the largest city in the country.Continue reading →
“How many of us,” KHOU’s Michelle Choi asked earlier this morning, “have showed up to our driveways late at night, gotten out of our cars thinking everything is safe?” One Houston woman did exactly that last night and got attacked by two men intending …Continue reading →
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling on the U.S. Senate to reject Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh because of his expansive interpretation of gun rights and the Second Amendment.Continue reading →
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has filed a lawsuit against Seattle over the city’s new gun legislation.Continue reading →
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Significant concerns have been raised about whether the format of the I-1639 petition sheets complies fully with Washington’s constitutional and statutory requirements.Continue reading →
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman is in a dilemma over Initiative 1639.
What is a problem is that I-1639 petitions – signed by more than 360,000 voters and filed with the Office of Secretary of State for verification – look flawed.
Wyman says t…
A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit issued a ruling in the case of Duncan v. Becerra on Tuesday upholding a lower court’s decision to suspend enforcement of California’s restriction on the possession of magazines that hold 10 rounds or more.Continue reading →
Communities not far from Seattle are now considering their own safe gun storage regulations after the Emerald City passed its own.Continue reading →
The National Rifle Association attacked the proposal Wednesday, and the Legislature’s Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee held a long discussion about whether it would infringe too much on gun owners’ rights, and whether it would act…Continue reading →
Prior attempts to shut down the guns shows locally have been largely unsuccessful, including 2013 legislation that would have required approval by local authorities. That legislation was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown.Continue reading →
The campaign manager of a Democrat seeking a U.S. House seat in upstate New York quit the campaign Tuesday, after a video showed the candidate saying she wouldn’t publicly endorse a ban on certain firearms — for fear that she’d lose the election.Continue reading →