Category: FPC Newslinks

The EU’s Big Plan to Tighten Gun Control has Hit a Major Roadblock

Swiss gun rights proponents are now complaining this could disarm thousands of law-abiding citizens and that it would encroach on Switzerland's heritage and national identity that includes a well-armed citizenry.... Read More

Gary Johnson would Support Teachers who want to Keep Guns in Classrooms

“If a teacher would deem that to avail the classroom of potentially being secure, or if the teacher were to deem that something that within their own purview they might prevent an atrocity if it were to occur, I would support the teacher in wanting... Read More

Smith & Wesson Seen Profiting From Gun Boom

"The gun industry has not had a chance to catch its breath amid the current buying frenzy," C.L. King & Associates analyst Scott Stember wrote in a report this week. "As seen in prior cycles, one could even argue that the severity of the pullback... Read More

‘My Friends Like to Knit. I Like to Shoot’: Seniors Fuel Gun Sales

People 65 and older make up one of the most solidly growing demographics for the firearms industry. They’re acquiring guns and getting training — for recreational target practice and a perceived need for self-protection.... Read More

Spike in Gun Ownership? Poll Shows 44 Percent of all Homes have a Gun

Pew found that 44 percent of all homes have guns, while 51 percent do not. It bucks the trend of other polls, namely CBS News, which found that the percentage of gun ownership hovered in the mid-30s.... Read More

Venezuela Crushes 2,000 Guns in Public, Plans Registry of Bullets

Oh, look! The most communist, dictatorial country in the Western Hemisphere is enacting California-style gun control… Via Reuters: Venezuelan police crushed and chopped up nearly 2,000 shotguns and pistols in a Caracas city square on Wednesday, as the new interior minister relaunched a long-stalled gun... Read More

Minnesota Gun Buyback Program a Dud, Some Legal Owners Say

One person constructed a “shotgun” out of a piece of wood, some tape and a pipe. They were given a $100 gift card for the contraption, according to a Facebook post from the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus.... Read More

Opponents Keeping Faith that ‘Independent’ Mainers will Reject Bloomberg Gun Control Push

Opponents of a Maine ballot initiative that would require background checks for all firearms sales and transfers have raised less than 2 percent of the money that supporters of the Michael R. Bloomberg-backed gun safety measure have collected.... Read More

Sheriff: The Second Amendment Protects You from Me

I made the statement that the purpose of the Second Amendment was for Americans to protect themselves from our own government. That statement was received with gasps by some in the gallery which was followed by the statement, “you are the government!”... Read More

Daniel Defense Dealing with Low Inventory Problem

There is a Daniel Defense drought. People are picking up the premium firearms at incredible rates, and have caused a run on the rifle. Via Daniel Defense said it will increase production to meet demand after customers expressed frustrations over the lack of product... Read More