Low SAFE Act numbers hint at non-compliance in NY

Chris Eger from reports: Information ordered by the courts show that just one out of every 800 New Yorkers have registered their firearms under the requirements of the state’s 2013 gun control legislation. Records released show that 23,847 people have applied to register 44,485... Read More White House Press Secretary says its “too early” to tell if gun control would have stopped Charleston

Katie Pavlich for reports: Speaking from the White House on Monday, Press Secretary Josh Earnest argued that common sense gun control measures should be implemented to “make the country a little safer” only days after nine black churchgoers were murdered in Charleston by a white... Read More

Democratic 2016 candidate Martin O’Malley campaigns for gun control following Charleston massacre

Hunter Walker for reports: Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) seems set to make gun control a cornerstone of his 2016 presidential campaign. He kicked off what his aides describe as a “major push” on the issue last week with an email to supporters... Read More

GOP and Dems introduce gun bills to address domestic abuse, but from different perspectives

Hank Kalet for reports: As the tragic mass shooting in Charleston once again revives the national debate over gun laws, legislators in New Jersey — which has some of the strictest gun regulations in the country – are focusing on the specific issue of... Read More Judge’s ruling threatens upheaval of Puerto Rico gun laws

Chris Eger for reports: A local court in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico this month issued a stern ruling that could end some of the strongest gun laws in the country. Taking control of Puerto Rico’s strict firearms statutes is Judge Lugo Anibal Irizarry,... Read More

New Jersey resident denied access to gun because of his wife’s criminal record

The Associated Press reports: A state appellate court has ruled that a southern New Jersey man cannot buy guns because his wife is a convicted felon who’s been accused of domestic violence. In their ruling issued this week, the two-judge panel found that the guns’ presence... Read More

Colt Baby Dragoon formerly owned by James Brady will be auctioned to benefit SAF

The Shooting Wire reports: James “The Bear” Brady was born in Centralia, Illinois on August 29, 1940….In 1981, Brady’s lifelong dream was achieved when President Ronald Reagan appointed him Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary. That same year on March 30th, a... Read More Obama Wonders If Dylann Roof, Who Passed a Background Check, Could Have Been Stopped by a Background Check

Jacob Sullum for reports: “If Congress had passed some common-sense gun safety reforms after Newtown,” President Obama said during a visit to San Francisco on Friday, “we don’t know if it would have prevented what happened in Charleston.” Actually, we do know: Had the... Read More

Carly Fiorina say Obama Post-Charleston Gun Control Demands ‘Inappropriate’ and ‘Ironic’

Fred Lucas for The Blaze reports: Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said that South Carolina has some of the strictest gun control laws in the United States and faulted President Barack Obama with trying to politicize the Charleston church shooting that left nine African-Americans dead.... Read More

Clinton calls for Congress to pass ‘common sense’ gun control legislation

Lisa Lerer for the Associated Press reports: Issuing an emotional plea following the South Carolina church shooting, Hillary Rodham Clinton called for “common-sense” gun reforms and a national reckoning with the persistent problem of “institutional racism.” Three days after nine black church members were gunned... Read More