Tag: Gun Control

California Democrats Reintroduce Gun Rationing Under Gov. Newsom

California Democrats reintroduced legislation on the day of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) inauguration in hopes of achieving a one-gun-a-month purchase limit for Californians. Lawmakers passed the legislation under Gov. Jerry Brown (D), but Brown vetoed the measure. CNBC reports that Newsom has made clear he is open to controls that Brown did not support. During […]

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Golden Globes: Anti-Gun Hollywood Surrounded By Security Walls and Armed Guards

Anti-gun Hollywood celebrities enjoyed presidential-level protection by barricades, bomb-sniffing dogs, armed guards, LAPD officers, and numerous security checkpoints as they arrived for the 2019 Golden Globes. Security was reportedly ramped up after last month’s triple stabbing at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve. “The recent attacks in Europe only reinforce that nothing can be […]

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Democrats Using Gabby Giffords to Silence Gun Control Opposition

Democrat House members are using Gabby Giffords in hopes of silencing opposition to gun control opposition. Politico presented it well when they reported that Democrats will be putting forward gun control on January 8, as a way to “honor” Giffords. Giffords was shot and wounded on January 8, 2011. Breitbart News reported that House Speaker […]

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Virginia’s Democrat Gov. Pushes Gun Confiscation Orders, Criminalization of Private Sales

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) proposed gun confiscation orders, criminalization of private gun sales, an “assault weapons” ban, and other gun controls on Friday. Northam claimed these controls will reduce “gun violence” although all evidence actually points to the contrary. Northam tweeted: “This morning I announced a broad package of reasonable legislation to prevent gun […]

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House Democrats to Introduce Bill Criminalizing Private Gun Sales on Tuesday

House Democrats plan to introduce a bill criminalizing private gun sales on Tuesday of next week. The legislation will be introduced by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), and gun control proponent Gabby Giffords. Tuesday will be the eighth anniversary of the day on which Giffords was shot by Jared Loughner. The bill seeks to […]

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A Call to Arms at the Supreme Court

A specter is haunting the Supreme Court — disrespect for the Second Amendment. Perhaps you haven’t realized that the Supreme Court’s disinclination to expand on its landmark 2008 decision creating an individual right to gun ownership means that the justices are treating the Second Amendment as a “second-class right.” A […]

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Washington Bans Sale of Assault Weapons to Those Under 21

People under 21 are no longer able to buy semiautomatic assault rifles in Washington, as of Jan 1. It is the first of several new state measures intended to reduce gun violence. The National Rifle Association has already filed suit. Previously, state law barred the assault weapons’ sale to those […]

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Parkland Father Calls Out Pelosi for Fighting Trump’s Efforts to Protect Teachers, Students

Parkland father Andrew Pollack is calling out House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for her fight against President Donald Trump’s efforts to protect teachers, students. Pollack lost his daughter, Meadow, in the February 14, 2018, attack. Trump’s School Safety Commission, headed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, submitted a report that presented numerous steps that could […]

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Trump Administration Imposes Ban on Bump Stocks

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday issued a new rule banning bump stocks, the attachments that enable semiautomatic rifles to fire in sustained, rapid bursts and that a gunman used to massacre 58 people and wound hundreds of others at a Las Vegas concert in October 2017. The new […]

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WashPost Columnist: 2018 Elections Mark ‘Beginning of the End’ of ‘Gun Lobby’

Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. claims the guilty plea of suspected Russian spy Maria Butina and the outcome of the 2018 congressional elections mark the “beginning of the end” for the “gun lobby” in the U.S. Dionne believes Butina’s plea keeps Americans focused on the still-unproven claims of Russian collusion in the 2016 election, […]

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Pittsburgh Mayor Pushes Firearm Confiscation Orders, Gun and Magazine Bans

Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto (D) is pushing firearm confiscation orders, bans on commonly-owned semiautomatic firearms and “high capacity” magazines. Following the October 27 attack on the gun and security-free Tree of Life Synagogue, Peduto voiced opposition to hiring armed guards to protect congregants. Eleven innocents were killed when a gunman entered the synagogue and no […]

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State Inquiry Into Parkland Shooting Reveals Broader Security Failure

MIAMI — In the weeks after a deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., widespread criticism was focused on Scot Peterson, the armed sheriff’s deputy who heard the exploding gunfire but failed to run in and try to stop the massacre. But a state commission that has been investigating the Feb. […]

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David Hogg: Someone Tell Marco Rubio Bible Verses Don’t Protect Kids from Bullets

Student gun control activist David Hogg is asking someone to tell Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) that Bible verses do not protect kids from bullets. Rubio drew the ire of student gun controllers following the February 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. They ridiculed his support of gun rights during a February 21 CNN town […]

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Brazilian Lawmakers Push Law Recognizing Right to Own Guns for Self-Defense

Brazilian lawmakers are gearing up to push gun reforms that will recognize citizens’ right to own guns for self-defense. The goal of peeling back gun control took center stage when it became evident that Jair Bolsonaro would win Brazil’s presidential election. Bolsonaro, a former Army Captain who ran as a law and order candidate, is now […]

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Trump Administration Is Set to Ban Bump Stock Devices on Guns

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to officially ban bump stocks on guns, a move that would put an end to the sale of attachments that allow semiautomatic rifles to fire faster and that would follow through on an order President Trump made this year to the Justice Department […]

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Study: Universal Background Checks in California Did Not Reduce Homicides

A UC Davis study examining the first ten years after California adopted universal background checks shows that those checks did not reduce homicides. In other words, the very checks that the Democrat Party pushes on the national level — the checks that Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) describes as the gun control “north star” — already […]

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Report: Four Shot near Denver’s Coors Field, Suspect at Large

Four people were shot, one fatally, nears Coors Field in downtown Denver on Monday. CBS Denver reports that a witness saw two men talking near Coors Field when one of the men allegedly pulled a gun and shot the other in the head. The gunman then reportedly kept shooting, wounding three others. UPDATE: Multiple parties shot and […]

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Gun Control Lobby ‘Eclipsed’ NRA Spending in Midterm Elections

The gun control lobby nearly doubled the NRA in spending during the midterm elections. The New York Times reports that Gabby Giffords’ gun control group and Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety spent nearly $40 million “at the state and federal level in the midterms.” The NRA spent $20 million. Spending by the gun control […]

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NRA, Second Amendment Foundation File Suit Against Washington State Gun Control

The NRA and Second Amendment Foundation filed suit against the gun controls in Washington state’s Initiative 1639. I-1639 is a 30-page gun control conglomeration that bars 18- to 20-year-olds from exercising their Second Amendment right to purchase commonly-owned semiautomatic firearms. It also puts an enhanced background check in place for those commonly owned firearms, adds […]

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Democrat Eric Swalwell: If Gun Owners Defy ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban, ‘The Government Has Nukes’

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) defended a potential “assault weapons” buyback Friday afternoon, saying that if gun owners defy a legislative ban, “the government has nukes.” The exchange began with conservative Twitter commentator Joe Biggs responding to a story on Swalwell’s Thursday op-ed in USA Today, titled “Ban assault weapons, buy them back, go after resisters.” “@RepSwalwell wants […]

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