Category: FPC Newslinks

Washington Free Beacon: June Gun Sales Crush Previous Record

June 2016 saw the most FBI gun background checks of any June since the current system went into effect. The agency reported on Sunday that it processed more than 2.1 million gun related checks in June, an increase of more than 600,000 over the previous... Read More

Fifth Circuit: Machine Guns NOT Protected by the Second Amendment

The Huffington Post reports: A Texas man who sued the federal government because it wouldn’t approve his application to manufacture a machine gun doesn’t have a constitutional right to possess the automatic weapon, an appeals court ruled. Jay Hollis sought permission to convert his AR-15,... Read More

Legal Insurrection: California Massacres 2nd Amendment In Drive-By Burst Of ‘Gun Control’ Laws

Friday morning, July 1, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown “gunned down the Constitution” when he signed six and vetoed four of the eleven anti-gun, pro-restriction bills passed by the Legislature only the day before. Despite the failure of California’s strict gun control laws to prevent... Read More

Reason: Governor Jerry Brown Signs Six, Vetoes Four Gun-Right Restricting Bills

A raft of bills intended to restrict Californians’ rights to possess or exchange their weapons went to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk this week, and today he signed six and vetoed four of them. Via a press release from the pro-Second Amendment Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), with... Read More Kern High School Disrict Allows Concealed Guns On Campus

Concealed carry weapon permit holders will soon be able to walk onto Kern High School District campuses without an internal screening process, board members decided Monday, ending a months-long debate that has fired up anti-gun advocates and divided a community. Board members approved that policy... Read More

Sac Bee: Want To Carry A Concealed Weapon? California Could Make It Harder

Only Californians facing threats of violence could carry concealed weapons under legislation unveiled on Thursday, a change that could stem a proliferation of concealed guns in Sacramento. The bill follows a federal appeals court ruling allowing California counties to impose stricter standards for issuing concealed... Read More

Daily Caller: Reporter Tries Buying ‘Assault Rifle’ To Show How Easy It Is, Fails

A Chicago journalist attempted to buy an “assault rifle” to demonstrate how easy it was for terrorists to obtain dangerous weapons, only to be left grasping for an explanation when the gun store denied him. Neil Steinberg of the Chicago Sun-Times decided to head “into... Read More

Fox News: Supreme Court Leaves State Assault Weapons Bans In Place

The Supreme Court has rejected challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York, in the aftermath of the shooting attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that left 50 people dead. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling... Read More

The Blaze: Howard Stern Dismantles Calls for Gun Control After Orlando Attack With Chilling ‘Sheep’ and ‘Wolves’ Analogy

In the wake of the deadly Orlando terrorist attack, radio icon Howard Stern spent part of his Wednesday program berating those calling for gun control as the way to prevent further carnage in the future. “I’m so upset about Orlando and what went down,” Stern... Read More

Breitbart: California Democrats Invoke Orlando to Push ‘Gunpocalypse’

On Tuesday, California Democrats invoked the Orlando terror attack to push a body of gun control bills known as “Gunpocalypse.” The list of bills consists of roughly 10 new gun controls, which cover everything from “high capacity” magazine bans to limits on the number of... Read More