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Townhall: Vermont's A-Rated NRA Governor Caves to Gun Control Crowd
Gov. Phil Scott has signed into law a bill passed by the Democratic-controlled state Senate that expanded background checks and limits the size of magazines; it’s 10 rounds for rifles and 15 for handguns. Bump stocks are also banned.
The Week: ATF is missing an estimated 650,000 rounds of ammunition
The report found "several significant deficiencies related to tracking and inventory of ammunition. For example, ammunition tracking records were understated by almost 31,000 rounds at the 13 sites we audited
NOQ: Leftists Demanding Gun Confiscation – The Short List updated to March 2018
This is an abbreviated list shows they are openly lying when they deny their intentions, it also shows they have developed some clever euphemisms for the taking everyone’s firearms.
Omaha Outdoors: The Real Problem with Bank of America's New Gun Policy
The shift in language from “assault weapons” to “military-style weapons” is telling – and disturbing. While the pro-gun side has been quick to counter comments about assault weapons with information about how full auto firearms differ from semi-auto firearms, the “military-style weapons” moniker we have been seeing in recent months is far more troublesome.
Daily Star: Stunning Student Defends Gun Graduation Pic Which Sparked Social Media Frenzy
Some accused her of being “reckless” and one woman even tried to have her arrested.
SFGate: Tim Cook Won't Remove NRA Channel from Apple TV
In a conversation last week with Recode's Kara Swisher and MSNBC's Chris Ayes, Cook addressed the NRA TV controversy by invoking the necessity of protecting free speech.
TMJ: Pennsylvania School District Arms Teachers with Mini Baseball Bats
Hall says the bats are primarily "symbolic" but are now an option for teachers to use should they need to fight back in a shooting.
The Hill: Bank of America to stop lending to military-style weapons makers
Anne Finucane, Bank of America’s vice chair, told Bloomberg TV that the bank doesn’t want to “underwrite or finance military-style firearms” and has told a number of gun manufacturers that it will no longer do business with them.
Washington Times: Wells Fargo Resists Pressure to stop Offering Banking Services to NRA, Gun Makers
“In fact, as I have publicly stated, I do not believe that the American public wants banks to decide which legal products consumers can and cannot buy," said CEO Tim Sloan.
Jason Aldean: The Next Country Singer Turned Policy Expert - Move Over Tim McGraw
“It’s too easy to get guns, first and foremost,” Aldean said. “When you can walk in somewhere and you can get one in 5 minutes, do a background check that takes 5 minutes, like how in-depth is that background check? Those are the issues I have. It’s not necessarily the guns themselves or that I don’t think people should have guns. I have a lot of them.”
Campus Reform: Pro-Gun Event Provokes Hysterics from Liberal Students
Other students tore down YAL’s posters advertising its event, putting up other posters in their place stating “White supremacy has no place here” and “Black Lives Matter Not White Supremacists.”
Guns.com: NY State Police Announce Upcoming 'Assault Weapon' Registration Recertifications
“As part of the recertification process, licensees must affirm that they are not prohibited from possessing firearms under state and federal law, and must also confirm certain personal information,” said the NYSP in the announcement, cautioning gun owners who do not recertify that they would lose their registration.
Gateway Pundit: De Blasio Staffer Busted on Gun Charge
“A high-level deputy director in Mayor de Blasio’s Office of Criminal Justice was arrested on weapons charges this weekend, police say.
Ammoland: Progressive Illinois Rep. Declares Constitution Means Nothing
“It always has been up for reinterpretation,” Foster, D-Naperville, said during an event focused on gun violence. “The technology changes, and the weapons thought to be too dangerous to be in private hands change.
NBC4: Illinois village bans assault rifles, fines violators $1,000 per day
The new law goes into effect June 13. Residents who don't remove banned weapons by then face a fine of $1,000 a day.
Even More Billionaires Come Out to Disarm You!
This time, CEOs from Twitter and Uber are calling for even stricter gun control laws in California when quite literally the only thing that could have prevented this shooting was making YouTube NOT a gun-free zone. But now, in their twisted logic, they want to essentially make the REST of the nation a gun-free zone.
Guns.com: Background check info could be held longer under House plan
Currently, National Instant Criminal Background Check System approvals are purged of personal information after 24 hours, but a plan backed by a New York Democrat would push this to 90 days.
PolitiFact: Is Most Gun Crime Committed by Those Who Illegally Possess Guns?
A study from the University of Chicago looked at 99 inmates at the Cook County Jail in Chicago in 2015. It found only about 3 percent of inmates who used a gun bought it at a gun store.
CNBC: Tech CEOs call for stricter gun control after YouTube shooting
High-profile technology executives have called for increased gun control in the wake of the shooting at YouTube's headquarters that left at least three people injured and the suspect shooter dead.
Washington Times: Judge rules Massachusetts’ assault weapons ban doesn’t violate 2nd Amendment
“Other states are equally free to leave them unregulated and available to their law-abiding citizens,” Young said. “These policy matters are simply not of constitutional moment. Americans are not afraid of bumptious, raucous and robust debate about these matters. We call it democracy.”
NBC Sports: Allen Hurns, Robert Kraft Pay Tribute to Parkland Victims
Hurns opted for No. 17 and the Miami native explained on 105.3 The Fan that his choice was inspired by the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14.
Fox: If the Second Amendment Falls, Our Entire Bill of Rights Falls
Once we begin whittling away at one of our rights in the Bill of Rights, what’s to stop the erosion of the others? Freedom of speech? Freedom of religion? Changes like this wouldn’t be minor tinkering – they would amount to major disfigurement of America’s foundational document.
Guns.com: 'Yuge' March for Estimated Gun Sales
Estimated gun sales — the sum total of transfers in the NICS’s handgun, long gun, multiple and other categories — totaled 1.4 million, an 11 percent spike over last year and 16 percent above 2016, the busiest year ever for background checks.
Independent: US Interest in Concealed Carry Permit Training Jumps 100 Per Cent After Parkland: 'We've Never Seen a Spike This Big Before'
Some states have seen as much as a 250 per cent increase in training requests for this type of permit.