Category: FPC Newslinks

Breitbart: Americans Bought 17,850 Tons of Imported Ammo in Last 12 Months

Ammo imports are looking to set a record. Via Breitbart: As gun sales have skyrocketed over the past 19 months, ammunition sales have also surged, with “17,850 tons” of imported ammunition being sold in the past 12 months. That is nearly 18,000 tons of ammo... Read More

Seattle Times: Washington AG Proposes Assault-Weapons Ban

The bricks of the West Coast Wall of Gun Control continue to be laid. Via the Seattle Times: Spurred by the recent killings of three teenagers in Mukilteo, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson will propose legislation next year to ban the sale of assault-style weapons... Read More

Breitbart: California Long Gun Sales Skyrocket with ‘Bullet Button’ Ban Approaching

California: Remember to buy your bullet button firearms before Dec. 21st. Via Breitbart: On January 1, 2017, the sale of modern sporting rifles with “bullet button” magazine release mechanisms will be prohibited and this has led to a run on AR-15 and AK-47-based firearms. For those... Read More Toomey to Rehash Background Check Bill in New Congress

Anti-gun Republican Senator Pat Toomey is at it again… Via Fresh off a tough re-election campaign where he gained support from gun control groups, Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey signaled he was ready to give his old bipartisan background check bill a fresh look. On the... Read More

Breitbart: Here We Go Again: Obama Sends Arms Trade Treaty to Senate for Ratification

This is Obama’s last chance to pass significant gun control. Make sure you help stop it by signing your name to the petition to the U.S. Senate below! Via Breitbart: With just over a month left in office and no gun control achievements to speak... Read More

Free Beacon: Gun Control Thriller ‘Miss Sloane’ Has One of the Worst Opening Weekends Ever

Gun control lost on the national stage in the Presidential Election and now it is losing at the box office! Via the Washington Free Beacon: Miss Sloane, the gun control thriller starring Jessica Chastain, over the weekend posted one of the worst performances of the past... Read More

Fox News: Metal band Loses Chicago Gig Over ‘Excessive Use of Guns’

“The gun thing is part of the culture where we’re from, it’s inherently part of the band,” he says. “It’s not something that we apologize for or regret or anything like that.” Via Fox News: A metal band has had its upcoming Chicago show canceled... Read More

The Blaze: House Republicans Establish Congressional Second Amendment Caucus

“The recent election results present us with a new opportunity to advance pro-gun legislation and reverse the erosion of the Second Amendment that’s occurred over the last few decades,” said Rep. Massie. Via The Blaze: Some Republican members of the House of Representatives have formed... Read More

CS Monitor: As Trump Transition Looms, Gun Control Advocates Focus on Local Fights

Anti-gun groups are now focusing on local gun control fights. Via CS Monitor: With the election of NRA-backed Donald Trump as president, gun control advocates are putting more emphasis on a long-term strategy of electing like-minded lawmakers, passing state legislation and fostering a grassroots network... Read More

Breitbart: President Obama: Blame Second Amendment, Not Radical Islamic Terror

Go figure, Obama is blaming gun owners again… Via Breitbart: During a December 6 speech on national security and the fight against terrorism, President Obama refused to criticize radical Islamic terror but had no problem suggesting that the availability of firearms in America is problematic.... Read More