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Automakers, Welcome to the Theater of the Absurd :: 05/06/2023
The same antigun politicians who want to sue members of the firearm industry for crimes they didn’t commit are now trying to blame automakers for when the cars they make are stolen.
DeSantis: Bans on Gun Sales to Adults Under 21 Will be Ruled Unconstitutional :: 05/06/2023
"I said at the time, remember when they raised (the age to buy a gun from 18 to 21 in Florida), I objected to it because I said it was unconstitutional.
Go Figure: Anti-Gun Democrat-Run Cities With 'Progressive' Prosecutors Have the Highest Homicide Rates :: 05/06/2023
Democrat-led cities across America have a serious violent crime problem. They also have an even bigger homicide problem. While crime has risen to some degree in most locales since 2021, cities with Democrat leadership saw the biggest increases.
There have been no shooting attacks in schools where teachers can legally carry guns :: 05/06/2023
Why are liberals so scared of this fact?
Did Dettelbach just give pistol brace owners an out on registration? :: 05/05/2023
According to the new rules issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, all owners of pistol-stabilizing braces have until the end of the month to either register their brace-equipped pistols as short barreled rifles under the National Firearms Act, or “permanently remove and dispose of, or alter, the stabilizing brace such that it cannot be reattached.”
NY Governor says there's no right to self-defense :: 05/05/2023
It’s hard to find any other interpretation of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s latest statement about the death of Jordan Neely; the mentally disturbed New York man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a Marine veteran on a NYC subway after allegedly threatening passengers. Hochul’s been taking heat from progressive activists for not immediately condemning the veteran and convicting him in the court of public opinion, as well as for her first statement after the incident, in which she vaguely spoke about “consequences for behavior”. It was unclear whether Hochul was talking about Neely or the veteran, but in her attempt to clarify her earlier remarks she also made it clear that she doesn’t think self-defense is ever justified.
Ted Cruz's Challenger, Colin Allred: Things Would Be Better If Second Amendment Hadn't Been Written :: 05/05/2023
An audio recording captured and published by Congressional Republicans in 2018 presents Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R) challenger, Texas Rep. Colin Allred (D), suggesting things would be better in the United States if the Second Amendment had not been written.
Uniformed School Resource Officers Aren't the Solution to Stop Mass Public Shootings :: 05/05/2023
With six murdered at the Covenant School in Nashville at the end of March, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee proposed over $200 million in new measures to protect schools and prevent more such attacks. One of his proposals is to put “an armed security guard in every school in Tennessee.” Both Republican Senators from Tennessee have offered similar legislation in the form of the federal Safe Schools Act.
Americans Have Something to Say That President Biden Won’t Like to Hear :: 05/04/2023
President Joe Biden and his gun control advisors won’t like this news.
Brazil's new left-wing president starts gun control push with country-wide gun registration :: 05/04/2023
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been working to unravel his predecessor's pro-gun policies
National 'Stand Your Ground' Law Introduced in House and Senate :: 05/04/2023
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) are introducing legislation Thursday to create a national “Stand Your Ground” law.
Watchdog: IRS Has Spent 10 Million on Guns, Ammo, and 'Military-Style Equipment' Since 2020 :: 05/04/2023
The IRS has spent $10 million on firearms, ammunition, and “military-style gear” since 2020, the New York Post said on May 2, citing an Open the Books report.
Federal Watchdog: ATF Illegally Overpaid Millions to Agents :: 05/03/2023
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) alleged Tuesday the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) illegally overpaid millions to agents in non-law enforcement roles.
Nancy Pelosi: There Have Been 'over a Dozen' Mass Shootings Since Friday :: 05/03/2023
Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) latest gun control push includes the claim that there have been “over a dozen” mass shootings in America since Friday.
Nine Shot Dead in Belgrade School Despite Stringent Gun Controls :: 05/03/2023
Nine people were shot dead Wednesday morning when a seventh grader with two handguns opened fire in a school in Belgrade, Serbia, despite the nation’s stringent gun controls.
Story on Pennsylvania straw buys makes bizarre argument :: 05/03/2023
There are a number of ways criminals get guns. One way, though far from the primary method, is via straw buys.
Constitutional Carry Clears North Carolina House Judiciary Committee :: 05/02/2023
Constitutional carry legislation cleared the North Carolina House Judiciary Committee by a vote of 7-4 on Tuesday.
Mexican National Who Allegedly Killed 5 in Texas Slips Past Authorities and 'Could Be Anywhere' :: 05/02/2023
San Jacinto County Sheriff Greg Capers indicated Francisco Oropesa, the Mexican national who allegedly shot and killed five people in Cleveland, Texas, on Friday, has eluded police and “could be anywhere now.”
Report: Gun Sales Surge in States Adopting 'Radical Measures' Against 2A Rights :: 05/02/2023
A National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) report on April 2023 background checks shows gun sales surged in states where “radical measures” against Second Amendment rights have been adopted, are about to take effect, or are awaiting outcomes of lawsuits.
Why Hollywood's Latest Anti-Gun Push Makes Little Sense :: 05/02/2023
Hollywood is gunning for guns. Again.
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