Category: FPC Newslinks

Geraldo: Vince Vaughn sounds Like “Timothy McVeigh and the militias”

AWR Hawkins of reports: During the Tuesday airing of Fox News’ The Five, Geraldo Rivera said Vince Vaughn’s pro-gun statements reminded him “of Timothy McVeigh and the militias.” On Monday, Breitbart News reported British GQ magazine asked Vaughn about “the American right to own a gun”... Read More
Ghost Gun

Wired: I made an untraceable AR-15 ‘ghost gun’ in my office—and it was easy

Andy Greenberg for Wired writes: THIS IS MY ghost gun. To quote the rifleman’s creed, there are many like it, but this one is mine. It’s called a “ghost gun”—a term popularized by gun control advocates but increasingly adopted by gun lovers too—because it’s an... Read More
Cathy Lanier

DC Police Say They’ve Stopped Denying Gun Carry Permit Applications in Response to Federal Ruling

Stephen Gutowski for The Washington Free Beacon reports: The District of Columbia Police Department said on Monday it has not issued any gun-carry permit denials since a federal judge ruled the city’s requirement that applicants show a special need to carry a firearm unconstitutional. “Since... Read More

Gov. Sandoval signs Nevada gun reform bill into law

Chris Eger for reports: With the stroke of a pen this week, Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) made law a measure to reform concealed carry rights and expand castle doctrine in the state. ….The measure, SB 175, now law, expands the protections of Nevada’s castle... Read More
Concealed Carry

Sisters aim to aid D.C. businesses wary of concealed handguns

Andrea Noble for The Washington Times reports: A pair of D.C. sisters angered by recent court rulings that allow gun owners to carry concealed pistols in the District are looking to profit from a venture that educates businesses about the loosened firearms restrictions. Through their... Read More
Mets wearing orange

New York Mets dress like prison inmates to promote gun control

Sometimes a public demonstration can backfire on its proponents. Kit Daniels for reports: Nearly every player on the New York Mets baseball team dressed in orange like prison inmates to promote gun control, the political movement that would practically turn Americans into a disarmed... Read More
Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y.

Dems introduce bills for smart gun mandate, CDC gun violence research

Chris Eger for reports: Kicking off the first annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Sen. Edward J. Markey, Mass., and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, N.Y. recycled gun control proposals that tanked last session. Resurrected are the Handgun Trigger Safety Act, which mandates a move to... Read More
US Capitol Building

The Hill: Republicans aim to use DOJ funding bill to push gun riders

Tim Devaney for The Hill reports: Lawmakers are bracing for a showdown on Capitol Hill over gun provisions in a bill to fund the Justice Department (DOJ). House Republicans are seeking to roll back a number of controversial gun regulations from the Obama administration, but... Read More
Concealed Carry

Kansas Senate OKs bill limiting local government authority over gun sellers

Dion Lefler for The Wichita Eagle reports: The Kansas Senate advanced a bill Monday to limit local government control over gun sellers. The bill also would allow convicted former juveniles to obtain concealed-weapons permits. Supporters characterized it as a cleanup bill to fix what they... Read More

NY Mets joins Michael Bloomberg, Rahm Emanuel in anti-gun campaign

Paul Bedard for the Washington Examiner reports: The New York Mets have become the first sports team to join the nationwide anti-gun campaign, aligning with celebrities like Piers Morgan and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to back today’s National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Sponsored by the... Read More