Category: FPC Newslinks

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Anti-gun activist Rev. Michael Pfleger sues Chicago suburbs over gun sales

Rev. Michael Pleger, a well-known anti-gun activist, has filed suit against three Chicago suburbs. CBS Chicago reports: Rev. Michael Pfleger has taken his battle against illegal guns to court. He has sued three suburbs, claiming they haven’t kept a close enough eye on gun shops. Riverdale,... Read More
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Texas court considering fate of 3-D printed pistols

Jared Morgan for reports: A Texas court heard argument Monday calling the U.S. Department of State out for its censorship of online plans for a 3-D printable firearm. Attorneys for Defense Distributed filed a motion for preliminary injunction to halt enforcement of “any prepublication... Read More

New Oklahoma law will prevent mentally ill from purchasing firearms

Karl Torp for News 9 reports: A law aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of those who suffer from mental illness went into effect within the last week. Before July 1, information about a person being found mentally incompetent in court wouldn’t show up... Read More New Hampshire’s governor vetoes constitutional carry legislation

Chris Eger for reports: Gov. Maggie Hassan kept a promise made in April to gun control advocates by rejecting a Senate bill passed by the majority of state lawmakers that would have made the Granite State the eighth to allow concealed carry without a... Read More

Breitbart: Bernie Sanders say gun companies are no more liable than hammer companies for misuse of product

AWR Hawkins for Breitbart reports: During a recent appearance with CNN’s The Lead With Jake Tapper, Democrat presidential contender Bernie Sanders said gun manufacturers should be no more liable for the misuse of their product following a theft than a hammer company would be. He... Read More San Francisco pier slaying: Another gun control failure?

Dave Workman for the Examiner reports: While [Friday]’s big news about the slaying of a woman on a San Francisco pier Wednesday involved the illegal immigration history of suspect Francisco Sanchez, at some point the conversation should focus on how a man with a reported... Read More 2 states to see final push for constitutional carry this week

Chris Eger for reports: Governors in New Hampshire and Maine are set to make a decision on if the carry of a concealed handgun without a permit will be signed into law in coming days. In New Hampshire, Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) has promised... Read More

South Dakota considering new law for concealed carry permitting

Mike Leischner for reports: Attorney General Marty Jackley, Secretary of State Shantel Krebs and SD Legislative Sponsor Tom Brunner announced today that as of July 1, 2015, South Dakota has begun the process of implementing the program to meet certain other state’s weapons requirements... Read More

Reuters: Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

Kathryn Doyle for Reuters reports: Almost a third of American adults own a gun, but the rate varies widely by state and tops out at almost 62 percent of people in Alaska, new survey data show. Gun ownership was closely tied to “social gun culture,”... Read More

WT: Uber driver breaks anti-gun policy, shoots passenger who allegedly choked him

Jessica Chasmar for the Washington Times reports: A Florida Uber driver has been reportedly suspended pending a police investigation after he broke the company’s anti-gun policy and shot a passenger who was allegedly choking him during an argument. Clearwater police are investigating after the passenger... Read More