Category: FPC Newslinks

Breitbart: Gun control politician pleads guilty to gun-related charges

Chriss Street for Breitbart reports: Former California State Senator and top gun control advocate Leland Yee pleaded guilty Wednesday to public corruption. Still facing allegations of weapons trafficking, money laundering, murder-for-hire, and drug distribution, Yee’s plea deal seems to indicate that he is ready to “rat out”... Read More

New Louisiana law will encourage gun safety instruction in elementary schools

Emily Lane for reports: When school starts this fall, public schools in Louisiana will have the option to instruct elementary students on gun safety. Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday (July 1) signed a bill into law that permits cities, parishes and local public school boards... Read More

Illinois man fights off racist attackers with concealed handgun

Len Wells for Evansville Courier & Press reports: No charges are expected to be filed against a Fairfield, Illinois, man who shot two men Sunday morning on a remote country road in Wayne County…. Erick B. Paula, 26, told police he shot the two men... Read More California lead ammunition ban in effect

Jared Morgan for reports: The first phase of a bill passed by the California legislature took effect Wednesday and places restrictions on the use of lead ammunition in hunting. Hunters are now required to use non-lead ammunition on all state Department of Fish and... Read More

Missouri gun rights constitutional amendment upheld by Missouri Supreme Court

Alex Stuckey for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld a constitutional amendment approved by voters in August that bolsters gun rights. In February, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson presented his case against the amendment, alleging the ballot summary presented... Read More
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New federal regulation could ban 3D-printed gun blueprints from being posted online

Perry Chiaramonte for Fox News reports: Those handy digital blueprints that enable anyone to 3D print gun parts or even a weapon from scratch could be under threat thanks to a new proposal from the State Department. A notice posted on June 3rd in a... Read More Ex-Sen. Leland Yee may be headed for a plea deal

Bob Egelko for reports: Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who until now has denied charges of political corruption, money laundering and racketeering, is scheduled to change his plea in federal court Wednesday. A federal judge has calendared change-of-plea hearings for Yee and three co-defendants... Read More

Chris Christie announces plan to review New Jersey gun laws

Chris Christie for reports: On the cusp of a Presidential bid, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) late Monday announced that the state’s gun purchase and permitting laws would be under official review. Christie by executive order directed that those who apply for a... Read More

Congressman from Rhode Island introduces new gun control bills

Mark Schieldrop for reports: Two weeks after the mass-killing of worshippers at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat, has introduced three bills to restrict access to guns. Cicilline, a founding member of Mayors Against Illegal... Read More

CNN: The first American-made Kalashnikovs are now for sale

Aaron Smith for CNNMoney reports: Kalashnikov USA announced on Tuesday that it is now selling AK-47 assault rifles and shotguns that have been manufactured at a U.S. factory. The Kalashnikov USA web site provides a menu of two rifles and two shotguns, all semiautomatics. One... Read More