Category: FPC Newslinks

WeaponsMan: Total US Firearms: Not 300 Million, but 412-660 Million?

Makes sense to us. Via WeaponsMan: The typical estimate of the total number of firearms in the USA is about 300 million, depending on whom is queried. The numbers are all over the place, and many of them seem to recursively refer to one another,... Read More

Gallup: In U.S., Support for Assault Weapons Ban at Record Low

Public opinion is on our side! Via Gallup: The fewest Americans in 20 years favor making it illegal to manufacture, sell or possess semi-automatic guns known as assault rifles. Thirty-six percent now want an assault weapons ban, down from 44% in 2012 and 57% when... Read More

New Europe: The European Commission Faces Pressure from Emerging European Gun Lobby

Sig Sauer, Heckler & Koch, Glock and Beretta are stepping up in Europe and fighting gun control. Via New Europe: The European Commission is meeting fierce resistance from Austria, Germany, France, Italy, and several eastern European states in its attempt to ban the sales of... Read More

Fox Business: Gun Sales Surging in Election Year

The election has gun buyers on edge. Via Fox Business: Cabela’s (CAB) reported strong demand for guns and shooting accessories during the third quarter, reflecting an industry-wide surge during a presidential election year. The outdoor retailer, which recently agreed to a takeover by rival Bass... Read More

New American: Hillary’s Anti-gun Stance Becomes Clearer Thanks to WikiLeaks

Wikileaks has revealed Clinton’s true positions on the Second Amendment. Via the New American: The tens of thousands of e-mails released by WikiLeaks over the last month have removed all doubts, if any still existed, that Hillary Clinton and her campaign will go to any... Read More Hollywood Producer Launches Campaign to Elect Pro Gun Control Candidates

Another Hollywood elitists trying to influence the election to strip away the Constitution. Just what we needed… Via The executive producer of “How to Get Away with Murder” launched a new campaign last week that hopes to raise money for candidates who support gun... Read More

Mercury News: San Jose Could Require Gun Owners to Lock Firearms at Home when They’re Away

Because a gun lock will somehow deter a criminal… Via Mercury News: Gun owners in the city may have to lock up their firearms when they’re not at home under a proposal a City Council committee considered Wednesday that the police chief said could be... Read More
Michael Bloomberg Delivers Final Major Address Of His Administration Big-City Money, Hunters Clash over Gun Background Checks in Maine

Bloomberg is raising the stakes in Maine. Via A national big money campaign to expand background checks one state at a time is revealing tensions among hunters and law enforcement in Maine about just how far the government should go to keep firearms from falling... Read More

Breitbart: Wikileaks: Hillary Clinton Had Gun Control Supporters Planted in Town Hall Audience

What else would you expect from Hillary Clinton? Via Breitbart: One of the emails contained in the Wikileaks’ Podesta email release shows that Hillary Clinton had gun control supporters planted in a town hall audience in Manchester, New Hampshire. The town hall occurred on October... Read More
conceal carry weapon Florida Survey Shows Support for Firearms in Public Schools

Support for campus carry is strong in Florida. Via A public policy survey in Florida shows 56 percent of residents questioned support allowing trained staff to carry firearms inside public schools. The results of the 2016 USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey, released in increments over... Read More