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WA Politicians are Holding 2A Rights Hostage
Due to the budget impasse in Olympia, the state has threatened to shut down (or limit) operations for the DOL Firearms Division, which is the regulatory agency in Washington for all gun shops.
Daily Caller: Justice Thomas Calls Out The Supreme Court For Not Believing In The Second Amendment
“The Second Amendment’s core purpose further supports the conclusion that the right to bear arms extends to public carry,” Thomas wrote. “Even if other Members of the Court do not agree that the Second Amendment likely protects a right to public carry, the time has come for the Court to answer this important question definitively.”
Breitbart: Strict California Gun Control Impotent as UPS Gunman Uses Stolen Firearms
So despite almost every gun control imaginable, a UPS employee opened fired on colleagues during a meeting, and we now know the guns he used were stolen.
Guns.com: Rhode Island House Advances Bill to Seize Guns from Domestic Violence Offenders
The Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would allow authorities to take guns away from domestic violence offenders and people under domestic restraining orders.
CA Assembly Passes Gun Control Bill to Stop Teachers from Shooting Back
McCarty did not differentiate between guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens at schools versus guns in the hands of criminals who will attack regardless of gun-free policies.
California Senate Committee Passes AB 7, to Further Restrict Open Carry
If one does not have the ability to bear arms in the State of California, concealed or openly, how exactly is one to exercise their Constitutionally enumerated right to bear arms?
The Daily Caller: Eric Holder Wants To Be In the Spotlight and Might Run In 2020
Former Attorney General Eric Holder is moving away from a behind-the-scenes role and is considering running for president in 2020, according to a Tuesday report from Yahoo News.
Guns.com: Gun Control Groups Turn Up Volume Against Suppressor Deregulation After Shooting
Though a recent high-profile shooting at a Congressional baseball practice did not involve a suppressor, gun control advocates pose the question “what if it had” in an effort to derail pending reform on the items.
CBS SF: Enterprising Gun Makers Create Workarounds to California’s New Assault Weapon Ban
The Department of Justice won’t say whether any of these devices are legal until after it issues formal regulations on how to implement the new assault weapons ban, a process that is six months behind schedule. But advocates for stricter gun laws are already crying foul.
Regulatory Law - The Silent Freedom Killer
Once the regulation is filed and effective, it is law, having the same effect as if it were written in the legislature and signed by the governor.
Guns.com: Texas Large Knife Carry Reform Bill Signed into Law
The measure removing several restrictions on the carry of knives, HB 1935, passed the House 131-1 and the Senate 30-1 last month before being signed by Abbott without comment last Thursday.
California Passes Anti-Gun Budget Bills
As a budget Trailer Bill, AB 103 is supposed to include language to implement items funded in the budget. But as is often the case, legislators used the bill to push through controversial policy changes that have nothing to do with the budget.
CBS SF: Expanded California Assault Weapon Ban Leaves Thousands Of Gun Owners In Limbo
“The California legislature specifically passed a law to say that California’s Department of Justice does not have to go through the rigmarole of public comment and red tape every time they want to develop regulations about registering assault weapons,” said Freilich.
Guns.com: Appeals Court Upholds Nashville’s Ban on Gun Shows
“Making a decision to allow or disallow a gun show at a government-owned recreational facility is a power specifically recognized ‘by state law,'” said Court of Appeals Judge Brandon O. Gibson. “It is not an unauthorized or preempted de facto local limitation on the transfer of firearms.”
New Gun Coloring Book Teaches 4 Rules of Firearm Safety
[The book includes] the four rules of firearm safety. The book is primarily to use as a conversation starter and aid in conversation by showing a wide variety of firearms. By doing this, it allows kids to subconsciously learn what different guns look like, even if they have only seen a pistol or a rifle.
Breitbart: Mark Kelly Renews Vow to Fight National Reciprocity After Shooting of Unarmed Congressman
Speaking to NPR, Kelly said he and his wife are fighting against “concealed carry reciprocity.” He also vowed to fight efforts to remove “gun-free zones in schools.” He couched these statements amid a larger discussion of creating a “safer society.”
The Federalist: CNN Botches Basic Gun Fact, Then Refuses To Correct The Error
CNN falsely reported early Thursday morning that the rifle used by the Alexandria shooter, an SKS chambered in 7.62×39, was “a Chinese-made AK variant.” This is demonstrably false, and it’s an error with significant implications given U.S. gun laws.
Guns.com: Kansas Governor Lets Bill Banning Guns at State Hospitals Become Law
Gun control group Moms Demand Action cheered the bill’s enactment, saying the legislation was aimed to protect the public’s safety.
Rare: Rep. Thomas Massie wants CCW Permits to be Allowed in Washington, D.C.
“After the horrific shooting at the Republican Congressional Baseball practice, there will likely be calls for special privileges to protect politicians,” Massie said in his press release. “Our reaction should instead be to protect the right of all citizens guaranteed in the Constitution: the right to self-defense.”
Make Law Enforcement List and Justify Their Peeping Tools? Hell, Yes!
Last year we were stunned (well, only partially) to find out law enforcement officers had collected license plate information of attendees at a gun show in Del Mar, California.
Fox News: Seattle Gun Tax Failure? Firearm Sales Plummet, Violence Spikes after Law Passes
When the City of Seattle passed a tax on all sales of guns and ammunition, the measure was hailed as a way to defray the rising costs of gun violence.
Guns.com: Delaware Bill Aims to Take Away Guns from Those ‘At Risk’
“This bill would allow people in Delaware to petition a court for an order that would temporarily remove guns from a person that the court has determined to be a danger, a credible danger to themselves or to others,” explained Allison Anderman, managing attorney for Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
Anti-Gun SB 536 Passes CA Assembly Public Safety Committee
This bill will allow data regarding “gun violence restraining orders” -- those orders that result from secret hearings and hearsay evidence-- to be used for research, but only for an anti-gun researchers at the University of California and any other research organization that the California Department of Justice deems worthy.
Donnelly: Giving Only Congress Reciprocal Right to Conceal Carry in DC is Misguided, It’s Everyone’s Right to Carry
What makes them so special? After all, we are all equal under the law, and our form of self-government allows for us to be ruled “by the people.”