Category: FPC Newslinks

Micah Davis - a gun rights supporter

Maine constitutional carry law not a likely threat to residents

Mark Emmert and David Hench for the Portland Press Herald report on recent pro-gun legislation in Maine: Take a deep breath, Mainers. Making it easier for people to pack heat isn’t going to lead to rampant vigilantism and rolling gun battles. That’s the word from... Read More
Michael Pfleger, Jesse Jackson

Breitbart: Rev. Michael Pfleger claims NRA ‘will pay for the murder’ of Chicago children

AWR Hawkins for Breitbart reports: On June 6, Reverend Michael Pfleger listed recent shootings in heavily gun-controlled Chicago then said the NRA “will pay pay for the murder of our children.” He was joined by Reverend Jesse Jackson and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun... Read More

Annual DC anti-gun rally draws hundreds

Mike Conneen for ABC 7 News reports: Hundreds of women gathered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Saturday for their annual “Standing for Peace and Justice” rally. They said they’re outraged by the gun violence in their communities and they demanded what they called... Read More

Ammoland: Brady Campaign vs Chuck’s Gun Shop

Ammoland reports: For a several years the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) has been urging its members to support Chuck’s Gun Shop in Riverdale against accusations by Jesse Jackson Sr, Fr. Michael Pfleger, ICHV and the Brady Campaign. Each time Chuck’s Gun Shop & Pistol... Read More

Iowans question Graham’s gun rights history

Linh Ta for the Des Moines Register reports: At U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s first town hall meeting since announcing his run for president, Graham assured the audience he was in favor of gun rights, after Aaron Dorr, director of Iowa Gun Owners questioned his past... Read More
Al Sharpton

IBT: Al Sharpton anti-‘gun violence’ campaign ‘Occupy The Corners’ launches In New York City, New Jersey, other cities

Aaron Morrison for the International Business Times reports: After encouraging months of protests against police brutality around the country, the Rev. Al Sharpton is again turning his focus to the gun violence that plagues urban and minority communities during the summer. Sharpton, president of the New York-based... Read More

CGF: The Silvester v. Harris (10-Day Waiting Period Case) Appeal – Part III: The Plaintiffs/Appellees Fire Back in Defense of Your Second Amendment Gun Rights

CGF reports again on the Silvester v. Harris case: Defendant/Appellant California Attorney General Kamala Harris had her chance to explain why she believes the original ruling in favor of Second Amendment rights should be overturned, and now it’s our turn to respond. When an appellate... Read More
Armatix Smart Gun

Forbes contributor: mandates for gun technology are stupid

Frank Miniter, a contributer for Forbes, writes: The Handgun Trigger Safety Act introduced on June 2 by Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) is designed to be a smart political tactic—it even tries to mandate we use “smart guns”—but it is anything... Read More

Washington state anti-gun group targets House Democrats

Joel Connelly for Seattle P-I reports: The movement that passed Initiative 594, requiring criminal background checks for gun purchasers, has a new target in its sights — the Democrats who hold an increasingly narrow majority in the state House of Representatives. They are angry the... Read More UPS revises policy on shipping silencers and suppressors

Chris Eger for reports: Just three weeks after United Parcel Service reiterated its policy against accepting National Firearm Act-compliant suppressors for shipment, the company has reversed its course. In mid-May UPS, commonly also referred to as Brown, became aware of a shipper who was... Read More