Category: FPC Newslinks

Newsweek: Hillary Clinton will Campaign with Gabby Gifford’s Gun-Safety Bus Tour

Hillary is pushing her anti-gun agenda hard this election season. Via Newsweek: Hillary Clinton will be in Cincinnati on Monday night to push for Ohio residents to vote early. She will be joined by two leading gun-safety advocates—former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her husband,... Read More Houston News Station Surveys Convicted Murderers About Guns

The survey revealed what most of us have been saying for years… Via Nearly 90 percent of murderers in Harris County, Texas, convicted since 2014 bought guns on the black market, a Houston news station reported Friday. Abc13 News surveyed offenders who used guns... Read More

Reason: Gun Control is Tax-Subsidized Marketing for Illegal Submachine Guns

“Because, honestly, if you’ve gone through the trouble and expense of purchasing one of the “perfectly constructed MAC 10 machine guns” manufactured by a jeweler turned underground arms dealer, why would you surrender it?” Via Reason: Because they’re so easy to produce, submachine guns also... Read More

Benzinga: NICS Firearm Background Checks Continue to Ramp in October

We’re on pace to set another record. Via Benzinga: Firearm background checks for the month of October continued a record-high trend for this year, with checks rising 17 percent sequentially and 18 percent year-over-year. The Firearm Background checks data is released by the National Instant... Read More Pennsylvania Bill to Allow Semi-Autos for Hunting Headed to Gov. Wolf

Pennsylvania is one of only two states that do not allow the use of semi-auto rifles for hunting. Via A House proposal lifting prohibitions on the use of semiautomatic and air or gas-powered rifles by Pennsylvania hunters has been approved by the legislature. The... Read More

Statesman Journal: OR Gov. Kate Brown, Paul Evans Rallies for Gun Legislation with Moms Demand Action

If Kate Brown and other gun grabbers win their elections in Oregon, they will unleash a massive gun control push. Via the Statesman Journal: More than 30 people squeezed into the conference room of the Services Employees International Union headquarters in Salem on Saturday to... Read More

Salem News: Stymied by Congress, White House Imposes its Own Gun Limits

Obama’s White House has been effective at sidestepping the lawmaking process. Via Salem News: Much of the debate over guns during the presidential campaign has focused on big proposals to expand background checks for gun sales or restore a national assault weapons ban. But a... Read More Val Demings Poised to Be the New Face of Gun Control in the U.S. House

The gun control movement’s new champion is the Orlando police chief. Via In Orlando, the race to decide who will be headed to Congress for one district has been a tale of high-profile endorsements and big money from national gun control groups. Former Orlando... Read More

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Support Down for Nevada’s Question 1

Opposition is growing to Nevada’s gun control initiative. Via the Las Vegas Review-Journal: Support has narrowed to a slim majority among likely Nevada voters for a ballot measure to expand background checks for private-party firearm sales and transfers, according to a poll commissioned by the... Read More Campus Carry Criticisms Based on Faulty Assumptions, Gun Advocates Say

Of course the anti-gunners get it wrong. Via One prominent gun violence researcher said he believes campus carry laws only “invite tragedies” and will do nothing to prevent mass shootings or reduce crime. Except, that’s not the reason why supporters even want the ability... Read More