Gun Appreciation Day

The Examiner: New analysis tells same old story: More Dems favor gun control

Dave Workman for The Examiner reports: A new analysis of 2013 polling data on gun control that appeared yesterday on a blog from the London School of Economics and Political Science shows a majority of Democrats favor stricter gun laws, while coincidentally this morning’s Rasmussen Reports... Read More
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Texas open carry bill escapes promised filibuster, heads to Governor

Chris Eger for Guns.com reports: Texas is about to become the 45th – and most populous – state in the nation to allow some form of handgun open carry after the legislature shot off a proposal Friday to the ready pen of Gov. Greg Abbott.... Read More

New law will restore gun rights for some Virginia felons

Allison Brophy Champion for The Star-Exponent reports: A new state law going into effect July 1 will restore the gun rights of some convicted felons, though not without controversy. Sponsored by Del. Michael Webert, R-Marshall, House Bill 2286 allows any person who had their rights... Read More

The Hill: Obama Administration preps new gun regulations

Reports Tim Devaney at thehill.com: The Justice Department plans to move forward this year with more than a dozen new gun-related regulations, according to list of rules the agency has proposed to enact before the end of the Obama administration. The regulations range from new restrictions on... Read More

Retired cop to California Senator Jim Nielsen: “What were you thinking?”

This just in: we received a copy of a blistering e-mail that Chris Ewens, a retired law enforcement officer and the owner of BullsEye Tactical Firearms Training, sent to California Senator Jim Nielsen earlier this afternoon regarding Nilsen’s vote to pass the anti-gun Senate Bill 707 (a... Read More
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Report: Deciphering California’s assault weapon ban list

Chris Eger for Guns.com reports: Obtained through a public records requests, Guns.com analyzed the California Department of Justice’s assault weapon list of some registered 145,253 firearms, as well as the politics of the ban…. Guns classified by the DOJ as “assault weapons” cannot be bought,... Read More

Everytown hypes list of ‘cultural influencers’ backing Wear Orange campaign

Chris Eger for Guns.com reports: The nation’s largest gun control group is flaunting the support of personalities such as Ethiopia Habtemariam, Aasif Mandvi, Padma Lakshmi, and Tiffani Thiessen for its upcoming gun violence awareness project. As reported earlier by Guns.com, a coalition of celebrities, community... Read More
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House bill would require gun owners to have liability insurance

Lydia Wheeler for The Hill reports: House Democrat Rep. Carolyn Maloney (N.Y.) has introduced a bill that would require gun owners to carry liability insurance. The Firearm Risk Protection Act, unveiled Friday, would require gun buyers to have liability insurance coverage before being allowed to... Read More
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Guns can be carried into more public places, even churches

It’s always nice to hear some good news about 2A rights. Kristen Hwang and Kate Murphy for News21 report: More Americans can carry guns in more places than ever before. In the majority of states, law-abiding gun owners can walk into bars, restaurants and churches with... Read More

ALERT: Two Republican Calif. Senators Vote to Disarm & Criminalize Law-Abiding Carry Licensees

California Senate Bill 707 — a wildly anti-gun bill, and perhaps the worst gun control bill currently alive in the California Legislature — was passed by the Senate’s Appropriations Committee yesterday. That members of the California Legislature moved an anti-gun bill forward is not exactly shocking news to those... Read More