Category: FPC Newslinks

Dallas News: It’s Already Too Late for Gun Control to Work

Gun rights advocate Dr. John R. Lott, the president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, says it’s too late for gun control to work. With 300 million guns in the country and 12 million entering the market each year, he argues it would be nearly... Read More

Guns.com: New Gun Study Reaffirms the Obvious About Urban Gun Violence

It seems like a no-brainer. People don’t want to go to areas where they’re not safe, and business owners don’t want the increased risk that accompanies locating in a high-crime neighborhood. Now there’s a study to back up the intuition. Via Guns.com: The study, entitled... Read More
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Bakersfield.com: KHSD Board Allows Teachers to Carry Guns on Campus

Kern High School District just voted in favor of allowing campus carry for teachers! Via Bakersfield.com: Kern High School District trustees voted 3-2 Thursday to allow teachers and certificated staffers with Concealed Carry Weapon permits to bring guns to campuses. Trustees Jeff Flores and Bryan... Read More

Empower Texans: Stickland First to File Pro-Gun Priority Legislation

Texas State Rep. Jonathan Stickland filed a “constitutional carry” bill yesterday afternoon. The bill has been labeled a “priority” by the Republican Party of Texas. Via Empower Texans: Though lawmakers began filing legislation early Monday morning, it took until lunchtime Wednesday for one to file... Read More

Guns.com: NJ Watchdog Agency Urges Expanding Ammo Purchase Database, Upping Fees

An agency in NJ wants to make it harder and more expensive to obtain ammunition. Via Guns.com: The New Jersey State Commission of Investigation released a report Wednesday arguing the state’s tracking of ammunition sales is “antiquated and ineffective” and needs revamping. The SCI, the... Read More

Fox Business: Obama Administration Gives Specifications for Smart Gun Tech

Obama will keep pushing Smart Guns until his last day in office. Sign the petition below opposing the implementation of Smart Guns! Via Fox Business: The Obama administration is announcing baseline specifications for smart-gun technology. The announcement Wednesday comes out of the executive action taken... Read More

Fox 2: Women Propelling Gun Sales to All-Time Highs

Gun sales continue to grow. Via Fox 2: FBI figures show the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is running more checks than ever before. Nearly 25 million background checks will have been completed by year’s end. By proxy, that means more guns being... Read More

Guns.com: A Giuliani Cabinet Appointment Would Mean Confusion for Senate Republicans

Would you support Giuliani for a cabinet position even though he has historically been a gun control advocate? Via Guns.com: President-elect Donald Trump is rumored to be considering Rudy Giuliani for a cabinet position, a move that has onlookers questioning how Republicans in the Senate... Read More
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Tucson.com: Arizona AG: Tucson may be Breaking State Law by Destroying Guns

“He said there is statewide interest in preserving the right to bear arms, regulating firearms to preserve public safety, regulating police departments and ensuring that cities do not waste “resources that could generate revenue.” Via Tucson.com: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the city of... Read More

CBS LA: LGBTQ Gun Club Reports Rising Membership in Wake of Orlando Nightclub Shooting

Our friends at the Pink Pistols have seen their membership expand rapidly. Via CBS LA: An LGBTQ gun club reported that it has seen a spike in membership in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting that left 49 people dead last summer. According to... Read More
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