Category: FPC Newslinks

Breitbart: ‘Butler’ Director Lee Daniels Inflates ‘Gun Violence’ Numbers By 66% in DNC Gun Control Plea

Elite Hollywood filmmaker Lee Daniels lied at the Democratic National Convention when he inflated statistics of gun-related deaths. Top Hollywood producer-director Lee Daniels inflated “gun violence” numbers by 66 percent when he claimed that “33,000 people each year die from gun violence” during his speech... Read More

The Hill: Kesha tells Philadelphia crowd: We can control who we give ‘f—ing weapons to’

Pop singer Kesha took at a break from her concert sponsored by anti-gun group Americans for Responsible Solutions to attack gun rights. Via The Hill: Two songs into her four-song set, Kesha announced that she felt like she “needed to say something.” The “Tik Tok”... Read More

The Hill: Sen. Murphy: Trump’s stance on guns ‘sinister’

Gun grabbing Senator Chris Murphy (Connecticut) used incendiary rhetoric this week at the Democratic National Convention regarding Republicans and gun control. Via The Hill: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) tore into Republicans over gun control on Wednesday night in a dramatic speech from the Democratic National... Read More

Boston Globe: Amid Criticism, Healey Defends Gun Crackdown

Via Boston Globe: Facing mounting criticism from Governor Charlie Baker, dozens of legislators from both parties, and gun rights advocates, Attorney General Maura Healey insisted Wednesday that her ban on so-called copycat assault weapons is clear, enforceable, and already reducing the sale of such firearms.... Read More

Roll Call: DCCC Uses Gun Violence Sit-In to Promote Party at Convention

During Wednesday’s Democratic National Convention, Congressional Democrats promoted their sit-in that called for gun control measures in the House of Representatives. A presentation at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday included footage promoting the House Democrats’ sit-in on gun violence. That drew criticism from Republicans, who said... Read More

Q13 Fox: Washington and Oregon Groups Push to Ban High-Powered Rifles, to Create a ‘West Coast Wall’

Via Q13 Fox: In light of the mass shootings across the country, gun control groups feel they have the momentum to make some sweeping changes regionwide. On Wednesday, several Washington and Oregon groups announced a new campaign pushing for a ban on high-powered rifles. They hope... Read More

HuffPo: Guns Are ‘The Ultimate Public Health Crisis,’ Howard Dean Tells Democratic Convention

Via the Huffington Post: Guns are “the ultimate public health crisis” and “stunt children’s growth,” Howard Dean, the former governor of Vermont, proclaimed to a cheering crowd at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday. The American Medical Association agrees with Dean. But such a bold... Read More

USA Today: Switzerland, land of peace, sees gun sales soar after terror attacks

The string of terrorism across Europe has prompted a surge in gun sales in Switzerland, a country both known for its dedication to peace and strong gun culture. GENEVA — Business at Daniel Wyss’ gun shop has been brisk lately in the village of Burgdorf... Read More

Breitbart: Ed Rendell to Democrats: Time to Be ‘Single-Issue’ Gun Control Voters

Via Breitbart: Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D) tells a gathering of activists in Philadelphia it’s time for Democrats to be “single issue” voters for gun control. The gathering was co-hosted by the PA SAFE Caucus, “Everytown for Gun Safety, American State Legislators for Gun... Read More

Breitbart: Gun Stores Face Financial Ruin over Massachusetts ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

Via Breitbart: On July 20, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey (D) issued a directive expanding the state’s “assault weapons” ban to cover sales of weapons that had previously been interpreted as outside the ban. Now the ban on firearms with certain cosmetic features — “flash... Read More