Category: FPC Blog

New game: Replace the word “firearm” with “abortion”

We recently reported that the County of San Francisco will be introducing new legislation to, among other things, “require the videotaping of all gun and ammunition sales within San Francisco, and require the regular storage and electronic transmission of ammunition sales data to the San... Read More

What law would have prevented Dylann Roof from acquiring a firearm?

Over at The Volokh Conspiracy, UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh points out that Dylann Roof was arrested and charged only with misdemeanor drug possession. The Lexington County (S.C.) criminal records site reports, under “Charges,” that Roof was charged with “0179-Drugs / Poss. of other controlled... Read More

Chris Cheng performs ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ with a suppressed Ruger 10/22 rifle

Says Chris Cheng, friend of FPC and History Channel’s Top Shot Season 4 Champion: There’s nothing that says freedom like shooting the Star Spangled Banner with an integrally suppressed rifle.... Read More

Coinbase: No Bitcoins for Gun-Related Retailers

Said Tilden Smith of 80% Arms, who helped us rally gun owners to successfully oppose California’s SB 808 “Ghost Gun” ban last year, writes: We are a licensed FFL, although at this time we focus on manufacturing 80% lowers and fireams accessories. We do not... Read More

Dear President Obama: You could be a leader. But we know better.

Dear President Barack Obama, Our hearts go out to the families of the victims who died Wednesday in a Charleston, South Carolina church at the hands of a hate-filled monster. It deeply saddens us that lives were taken by an evil person who took advantage... Read More
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And They Call Themselves Friends Of Gun Owners…

by John Richardson (Reprinted with permission: No Lawyers – Only Guns and Money) As Matt Caulder of the NC Capitol Connection reports, HB 562 just barely squeaked through the [North Carolina] House Rules Committee. A vote in the House Rules Committee came down to a tie Wednesday... Read More
NC Legislative Building

North Carolina HB 562 is reported out of rules committee and I’m not happy

by John Richardson (Reprinted with permission: No Lawyers – Only Guns and Money) The devil is in the details as they say. Yesterday, the NC House’s Rules Committee reported out a committee substitute version of HB 56[2], the Second Amendment Affirmation Act, and I’m not exactly happy.... Read More
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FPC Files Opposition to Anti-Gun California Assembly Bill 1134

California Assembly Bill 1134, an anti-gun proposal authored by Democratic Assemblyman Mark Stone of Santa Cruz, is awaiting consideration in the Senate Committee on Public Safety after being passed by the Assembly on April 16. Your Firearms Policy Coalition filed a letter of opposition (read it HERE)... Read More
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson

FPC Submits Floor Alert Opposition Letter on Anti-Gun California Senate Bill 347

California Senate Bill 347, a gun control measure authored by Assembly member Hannah-Beth Jackson of Santa Barbara, could face a floor vote in the Senate as early as tomorrow morning. Yesterday, your Firearms Policy Coalition filed a “floor alert” letter of opposition to Senate Bill 347, urging members... Read More

Retired cop to California Senator Jim Nielsen: “What were you thinking?”

This just in: we received a copy of a blistering e-mail that Chris Ewens, a retired law enforcement officer and the owner of BullsEye Tactical Firearms Training, sent to California Senator Jim Nielsen earlier this afternoon regarding Nilsen’s vote to pass the anti-gun Senate Bill 707 (a... Read More