Fox 40: Father of Isla Vista Shooting Victim Pushes for New Gun Legislation
Right now, it is illegal in California to bring a firearm on any school campus, even with a concealed carry weapon permit. The exception is if you are a peace officer, or have a special, written consent form from a school official.
Stop Secret Gun Confiscation Hearings in Oregon
And you would know nothing about it until those officers showed up at your door. You wouldn’t have the right to present evidence at a hearing, confront your accuser, or have a jury hear the case before you are stripped of your rights. There would be no mental health evaluation by a qualified professional. The opinion of two people (an accuser and a judge) would determine your ability to exercise your rights.
Townhall: Democrat Senator Falsely Claims Police, Witnesses Can't Hear Suppressed Guns
On Tuesday, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand falsely claimed witnesses can't hear gun shots that come from suppressed firearms and argued deregulating this piece of hardware would make it more difficult for law enforcement to solve crimes.
Washington Times: New Mexico Lawmakers Abandon Gun Background-Check Bill
The House Judiciary Committee on Monday failed to endorse the Democrat-sponsored initiative designed to extend background checks to gun sales arranged over the internet or on the sidelines of guns shows that don’t involve a licensed dealer.
Gun Ban Fail: FPC Tearing Down “West Coast Wall of Gun Control”
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) cheered the defeat today of Washington’s House Bill 1122 by Rep. Ruth Kagi, a measure which sought to imprison parents or family members for injuries of minors and criminals when an unauthorized user accesses a firearm.
Capital Gazette: Annapolis City Council Repeals Electronic Stun Gun Ban
The lawsuit against the city was filed in late December by Annapolis resident Jeff Hulbert, who was also joined by pro-Second Amendment groups Firearms Policy Coalition and Firearms Policy Foundation. This lawsuit is similar to those filed against Howard County and Baltimore City.
Euractiv: Czech Minister Wants to Guarantee the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
The right to be armed could be included in the Czech constitution. This controversial proposal was discussed by the Czech government this week, with the proposed EU Firearms Directive being mentioned frequently in the debate.
Reuters: New Interior Head Lifts Lead Ammunition Ban in Nod to Hunters
New U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday issued an order overturning an Obama administration ban on the controversial use of lead ammunition and fishing tackle used on federal lands and waters, in a nod to hunters and fishermen on his first day on the job.
FPC Applauds President Trump for Approving H.J.R. 40 Due Process Restoration Legislation
Thousands of FPC’s members and supporters asked President Trump to restore due process for millions of Americans by signing H.J.R. 40 and today, he has done just that. We thank President Trump, H.J.R 40’s sponsor, Representative Sam Johnson (R – TX), and the 120 co-sponsors of this common-sense legislation to restore civil rights for their leadership and hard work on this issue.
BREAKING: Court Rules in Favor of Plaintiffs in 1st Amendment Lawsuit Challenging Government Takedown of Political Speech Protesting New Gun Control Laws
Today, pro-Second Amendment free speech and government protest was protected in an important new decision: The "Court finds that Plaintiffs are likely to succeed on their claims that § 6254.21(c) violates the First Amendment as applied to them, and also violates the dormant Commerce Clause..."
The Oregonian: 'End Gun Violence Now': Gov. Kate Brown Backs New Gun Control Measures
"Violence answers nothing, offers nothing, solves nothing," Brown said. "Instead of reaching for weapons, we must reach for answers. ... As your governor, I call on each of us as Oregonians and as Americans to end gun violence now."
BREAKING: Important Pro-Gun Decision Overturned by 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Outrageous New Ruling
Fourth Circuit: "...the banned assault weapons and large-capacity magazines are not protected by the Second Amendment....we are convinced that the banned assault weapons and large-capacity magazines are among those arms that are like M-16 rifles....which the Heller Court singled out as being beyond the Second Amendment’s reach."
FPC Applauds President Trump for Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court, Urges Quick Confirmation
In nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, President Trump has not only fulfilled a campaign promise but has delivered an opportunity for the Senate to confirm exactly the kind of thoughtful, principled originalist jurist that the good people of the United States and our Constitution deserve.