Richard Martinez

Isla Vista victim’s dad devotes life to curbing gun violence

Since his son’s death last year, Richard Martinez has dedicated much of his life to advancing gun control legislation across the nation. Noreen O’Donnell for NBC San Diego reports: The former criminal defense lawyer who once gave little thought to the number of people shot in... Read More
Firearm with Suppressor

Despite veto threat, Minnesota Gov. approves bill that legalizes use of gun suppressors

Adam Uren for reports: Despite previously suggesting he would veto it, Gov. Mark Dayton today passed a public safety bill that includes legalizing the use of firearm suppressors in Minnesota. The measure was one of four bills the governor signed Friday, put forward by the Senate... Read More

California: 4 gun control bills will live or die next week — OPPOSE THEM NOW!

WHAT: TAKE ACTION and help FPC stop these 4 anti-gun bills before they pass out of the Appropriations Committee next week: Senate Bill 347: Adds new firearm prohibitions, expands APPS Senate Bill 707: Eliminates CCW exemption to “Gun-Free School Zone Act” Senate Bill 678: Would mandate DOJ... Read More

An iPhone is Not Body Armor

Adam Westlake of reports: There is a growing trend of YouTube videos where recently released mobile devices, like new iPhones and Samsung Galaxies, get shot by weapons such as sniper rifles and shotguns, all while being filmed with precision cameras, allowing us to see... Read More

Law enforcement using social media to find illegal guns

Rick Montanez for ABC 30 News reports: Gang officers around the Valley are taking more illegal guns off the streets, and they say they’re finding them posted by criminals on social media. “We’re looking for gang members posting things about guns or being involved in... Read More