Breitbart: Dallas Sheriff Joins Gabby Giffords’ Gun Control Group, Comes Out Against Concealed Carry
Like Giffords, Michael Bloomberg, and Bloomberg-funded gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety, Valdez is calling for Congress to refuse to pass legislation that would make the concealed carry permit of one state valid in every state.
Fresno Bee: State Releases New Assault Weapon Rules after Threat of Legal Action
“Even now, our attorneys are continuing to explore possible legal action. The DOJ and (state) Office of Administrative Law’s denial of constitutional rights was outrageous and we don’t want to see this kind of obstruction happen again.”
Lott: Shooting Down Myths of ‘Gun-Free Zones’ in Schools
Permit holders have stopped dozens of would-be mass public shootings in malls, churches, schools, universities and town centers. In none of these cases has a permit holder ever shot a bystander. Nor have police ever accidentally shot a permit holder.
Wichita Eagle: Kansas Senators Fight over Guns at Hospitals, Colleges Before Returning Bill to Committee
The debate came as some lawmakers push for changes before July 1. After that date, public hospitals, state psychiatric hospitals and college campuses will no longer be able to prohibit concealed weapons.
Washington Post: Law Enforcement Leaders Join Gabrielle Giffords in Gun Control Push
A group of law enforcement leaders and gun control activists led by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly are launching a lobbying effort Tuesday to oppose Congressional bills which would decrease federal regulation of silencers and nationalize concealed carry permitting.
Las Vegas Review Journal: Proposed Ban on Guns in Libraries Irks 2nd Amendment Supporters
The bill applies to the open carry of firearms; current law allows public libraries to prohibit concealed firearms, Denis said. The Las Vegas Democrat stressed the bill allows libraries to develop their own policies on firearms and does not outright ban them.
FPC Applauds WA Gov. Inslee’s Signing of SB 5552 Gun Law Reform Bill
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) applauded Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s approval of Senate Bill 5552 today, which was passed by the state legislature on a unanimous vote. Prior to passage, the bill was amended to include new FPC-supported exemptions to I-594 transfer restrictions for law-abiding gun owners.
Baltimore Sun: Guns for Bail? Baltimore City Council Considers It
On Monday, the City Council took up a resolution that would lend its support to the idea. The council will consider the measure as the city scrambles to contain a surge in gun violence that has killed 118 people this year and wounded 200 more, and has city officials leaning on the federal government for help.
STOP the Anti-Gun Brady/Baker Act
They think you’re stupid, and that you don’t know that guns are "dangerous" when you go to purchase one. Baker’s childish AB 1525 seeks to force gun manufacturers and dealers to put warning labels on guns and signs around their stores. This is in addition to literally dozens of other warning signs that are on the premises.
Guns.com: Gun and Knife Reform Bill Signed into Law in Georgia
Deal approved the proposal, HB 292, which makes a host of changes to the Peachtree State’s gun and knife laws on Monday along with a host of other bills without comment. The measure passed the House 110-49 and the Senate 37-16 in March and had been on Deal’s desk since April 5.
MLive: Bill Would Eliminate Michigan Pistol Registration Mandate
Chatfield's house bill 4554 would make that last step optional, and eliminate the $250 fine for not registering. It would also allow people who have already registered to request the Michigan State Police remove their information from the registry.
Washington Examiner: Obama is 'Most Frustrated' He Couldn't Pass Gun Control
Despite national anger following mass shootings throughout his two terms, Obama was unable to convince Congress to pass legislation that would change those policies, including enhancing background checks and not selling firearms at gun shows and other venues.
Washington Times: Gabby Giffords, Congressional Dems Rally Gun-Control Activists on Capitol Hill
Gun control activists acknowledge they’re going to have to play defense in Washington against a government dominated by Republicans, but they insisted Wednesday that the politics of the issue are moving in their direction nationally.
Breitbart: Two Percent of U.S. Counties Have Fifty-One Percent U.S. Murders
This is crucial information because gun controllers continuously point to polls claiming a vast majority of Americans support one type of gun control or another, and those same gun controllers point to homicide rates to bolster their push for new laws.
Anti-Gun SB 719 Passes Oregon State Senate
This has been a push by elitist billionaire Michael Bloomberg for the past few years. But instead of spending millions of dollars on an initiative like he has to do in Washington, Bloomberg is being handed this legislation on a silver platter by a supposedly “pro-gun” Republican.
Guns.com: Gov. Ducey Signs Arizona Anti-Background Check Bill
The measure signed by Gov. Doug Ducey this week, SB 1122, short circuits potential local requirements mandating a background check for the transfer of property between two private individuals. The proposal passed the Senate 16-14 in March and the House 32-23 last month.