In a recent piece for the Bangor Daily News ironically titled, “Why banning handguns makes sense,” Associate University of Maine Electrical Engineering Professor George Elliott struggled to argue why the tools of self-defense have no place in civilized…Continue reading →
Few Supreme Court justices have been as avowedly opposed to the Second Amendment as John Paul Stevens, who retired from the high court in June 2010. Stevens wrote a lengthy dissent to the landmark decision of District of Columbia v. Heller and to its f…Continue reading →
We have good news from a joint effort between the Violence Prevention Research Program at the UC Davis School of Medicine and the Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins University.
Dick’s Sporting Goods is contemplating removing all hunting gear from its stores, company CEO Edward Stack said in a Nov. 28 conference call.Continue reading →
Dick’s Sportings Goods sales continued to decline last quarter in the wake of their new restrictions on gun purchases.Continue reading →
Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. is paying a price for its decision earlier this year to stop selling guns to people under 21 as sales continued to sag in its latest quarter.Continue reading →
Around the world, governments attempt to limit subjects’ legal access to weapons—ostensibly to keep the peace, but in reality often done to minimize challenges to government power. And, around the world, those subjects defy such restrictions, often goi…Continue reading →
Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak, who will be the first Democrat in the post in two decades, said tougher gun laws are among his top priorities as he takes office in January.Continue reading →
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On Monday, December 3 at 10:00am, the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee is scheduled to hear sponsor and proponent testimony for House Bill 228.Continue reading →
The measure also includes a bump stock ban and increases penalties for possessing magazine clips that hold over 10 rounds of ammunition.Continue reading →
David Hogg now wants to raise your taxes.Continue reading →
I believe a physician may indulge her or his First Amendment rights to decry the Second Amendment or to express an opinion on limiting gun ownership, but let’s face it, when it comes to gun policy, we doctors are not experts.Continue reading →
Do the math and you can understand why Andrew Cuomo and most members of the State Legislate easily won re-election despite perpetrating a public fraud like the SAFE Act. Because most people don’t own guns and know relatively little about firearms, poli…Continue reading →
Both sides in a lawsuit over whether the University of Wyoming can restrict gun rights are leaving the decision up to a judge rather than going to a jury.Continue reading →
A measure to tighten Connecticut’s firearm storage law is expected to be on a shortlist of gun reform bills tackled in the upcoming legislative session.Continue reading →
It’s a testimonial as to why “gun control” should mean hitting your target. While a study shows that 98 percent of mass shootings occur in “gun free” zones, a more recent study indicates how these events can be thwarted: by armed citizens. In fact, it …Continue reading →
Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith emerged victorious Tuesday night in the Mississippi Senate runoff, easily fending off Democrat Mike Espy in the deeply conservative Magnolia State.
With 97 percent of the vote counted, Ms. Hyde-Smith led Mr. Espy by almost 8…
President Trump was back on the campaign trail Monday, stumping in Mississippi for Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is facing Mike Espy in a racially charged runoff for a US Senate seat.
The election is Tuesday.
Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is telling voters in Mississippi that if they back her in Tuesday’s election, she’ll continue to stand up for the conservative values of the state.
Mississippi is preparing for a U.S. Senate runoff between Hyde-Smith an…
Be careful what you tweet, if you hope to someday lawfully own a firearm in New York state. A Democratic state lawmaker from Brooklyn has submitted a bill calling for all gun-license applicants to let the government review their social media posts goin…Continue reading →
A North Georgia Republican is getting a head start on what could be flurry of proposals to expand access to guns.
State Rep. Matt Gurtler, R-Tiger, filed legislation to let anyone who is legally allowed to own a gun carry it without paying for a state-…
Channel 2 Action News is talking one-on-one with Georgia Governor-elect Brian Kemp about his top priorities once he takes office in January.Continue reading →
Black Friday is known for its deals on phones, TVs, and computers.
But people we talked to were shelling out the big bucks for some guns.Continue reading →
A state lawmaker is proposing a change to New York’s gun laws to allow authorities to search social media for potential red flags before approving a handgun license.
State Senator Kevin Parker’s bill would mandate that applicants provide investigators …
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The National Rifle Association and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources have partnered to help remove the cost of hunter education in the state.
The gun rights group announced Tuesday that West Virginia is the seventh state to accept the NRA…
The Detroit City Council approved a “Bullet Bill” gun control resolution Wednesday with a unanimous vote.
The resolution limits ammunition amounts that can be bought while requiring a mental health background check on buyers of ammo in Wayne County. Co…
New Yorkers applying for handgun licenses or renewing existing licenses could potentially have to submit to a state review of their social media histories and internet searches under a proposed new state law.Continue reading →
Well, it’s almost Thanksgiving, and nothing gets you into the holiday spirit like a U.S. Congressman who raises the specter of unleashing a nuclear attack against fellow Americans to demonstrate just how darned committed he is to mass firearm confiscat…Continue reading →
Today, Tuesday, November 20, Attorney General Becerra issued a consumer alert regarding the Use of “Federal Limits Apply” Driver Licenses and IDs to purchase firearms.Continue reading →
On Tuesday, November 27th, the Oxnard City Council will hold a public hearing to consider an interim “urgency” ordinance which would impose a “temporary” moratorium prohibiting any new retail firearm and ammunition businesses from opening in the City….Continue reading →
On the same day that the National Rifle Association and Second Amendment Foundation announced they would be challenging Washington state gun measure I-1639 in a federal court, U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North, NRA president and former host of Fox News…Continue reading →
Gov.-elect Brian Kemp emerged from his narrow victory resolved to pursue the conservative campaign promises that helped energize Republicans to secure him a record number of gubernatorial votes, even if that means wading deep into divisive social debat…Continue reading →
The so-called “Kent State gun girl” appeared Monday night at “Let’s Talk Gun Rights,” an event that drew about 50 people to the Kiva Auditorium on the Kent State University campus.Continue reading →
If we’re truly serious, however, about reducing gun-violence rates and increasing personal safety, we must ensure that policy decisions are made with an eye toward facts and reality, not panic and outrage. The facts tell us that most commonly proposed …Continue reading →
The National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District court in Seattle challenging Washington Initiative 1639, one of the strictest gun laws on the books nationally.
Other plaintiffs in…
Newsweek writer Nina Burleigh claimed Saturday that almost every person she has heard of who owns an AR-15 rifle “has been a mass murderer.”
And “based on Twitter sample the rest of them are scarily paranoid,” Burleigh tweeted.
“Get on the right side o…
The debate over gun control in America, if “debate” is the right word for it, has become stale and predictable to the point of parody—but a sad, bitter parody, not a funny one. That’s true largely, if we may be permitted to generalize, because the meas…Continue reading →
At Ancestry, we care deeply about keeping and preserving memories from our ancestors and loved ones. This year, we are honored to partner with StoryCorps, a wonderful non-profit organization that records and shares the stories of Americans from all dif…Continue reading →
Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) caused a firestorm on Friday when he suggested using nuclear weapons against American citizens who oppose his far-left gun control agenda, which includes forcing Americans to give up their semi-automatic weapons.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) suggested the United States government would use nuclear weapons in a theoretical war against gun rights supporters who refuse to give up assault weapons.
The Democratic congressman’s comments were prompted by a Twitter …
Rep. Eric Swalwell, California Democrat, warned gun owners Friday that any fight over firearms would be “a short one,” because the federal government has an extensive cache of nuclear weapons.
After Joe Biggs tweeted that Mr. Swalwell “wants a war” ove…
With anti-gun Democrats back in control of the House of Representatives come January, now is the time to prepare for a new onslaught on the Second Amendment. Emboldened by the mere thought of controlling the lower chamber, we are already seeing the war…Continue reading →
Bad ideas have a way of recurring within gun control circles. And when they do, they are usually accompanied by self-congratulatory rhetoric about their supposedly “innovative” and “forward-thinking” nature.
That was certainly the case this week when T…
In 2015, billionaire gun control financier and potential 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg financed the creation of the anti-gun propaganda outlet The Trace. Ever grateful for their wealthy benefactor’s unfettered largesse, the Bloomberg ad…Continue reading →
In 2014, Hollywood movie mogul and fierce NRA critic Harvey Weinstein appeared to acknowledge the movie industry might be able to have a positive impact by reducing its glorification of criminal violence. Weinstein explained,
I have to choose movies th…
The NRA and the Bellevue, Washington-based Second Amendment Foundation sued in U.S. District Court in Seattle on Thursday, saying the measure violates the right to bear arms and strays into the regulation of interstate commerce, which is the province o…Continue reading →
Many adult gun owners are mad about the 1639 gun initiative passing, but as it turns out, so are some young people it directly impacts. Among other things, Initiative 1639 prevents 18, 19, and 20-year-olds from purchasing a semi-automatic firearm.Continue reading →
I would ban all semiautomatics. That would leave the gun owners of America with three types of weapons they could legally own:Continue reading →