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Hot Air: Don’t Tell Anybody, But Accidental Shooting Deaths Are Way Down
We already knew that violent crime was down across most of the nation (with the awful exception of some cities like Baltimore). But there’s another factor in the federal statistics which hasn’t received nearly as much attention. Accidental shooting deaths are down. And I mean… way down.
#WearOrange: Anti-Gun State Rep. Katherine Rogers Pleads Guilty to Assault
State Rep. Katherine Rogers, D-Concord, pleaded guilty to assault and was sentenced on Friday in Concord District Court in connection with a confrontation last year with well-known gun-rights advocate Susan Olsen.
California Legislature Is Back In Session
The California Legislature is back in session on January 3rd. As Gideon Tucker so aptly put it: “No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session.”
RealClearPolitics: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Asks Reporter to Name One Gun Law That Would Have Prevented a Mass Shooting
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked about the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre and what can be done to prevent another tragedy of that magnitude from happening by CBS News correspondent Margaret Brennan.
Record Searchlight: Workarounds of New California Gun Laws Already in Play
A semiautomatic rifle with such features as a collapsible stock, a pistol grip that extends below the trigger guard, a flash hider at the end of the barrel and a detachable magazine need to be registered in California, Howell said.
KATU: Anti-Gun Groups Donate Six Times More Cash to Candidates Than Gun Rights Groups
KATU has uncovered the biggest recipients of campaign cash on both sides of the gun issue in Oregon.
Guns.com: Court Finds Short Mental Health Treatment Doesn’t End Gun Rights
A federal court last week held that an involuntary emergency treatment of a Pennsylvania man for less than 24 hours did not trigger a lifetime ban on firearms. Deciding in the case of Alton Franklin, the U.S. District Court held that his brief history of mental illness reported by the state did not square against federal gun prohibitions on those who have been committed to a mental institution.
ABC News: These Members of the Liberal Gun Club Say They Can Be Both Left-Leaning and Support Gun Rights
But there is a growing group of people doing the unexpected. They’re called the Liberal Gun Club, just one of a number of left-leaning gun clubs now in operation, who seem to support less gun restrictions and agree with the NRA on some points.
Recoil Magazine: Zeroed In on Sebastian Gorka
The Second Amendment isn’t ultimately about stopping rapists or bank robbers. It’s about the people’s last line of defense against a strategic level threat. It’s not about hunting whitetails. Read more: http://www.recoilweb.com/zeroed-sebastian-gorka-131578.html#ixzz4zeXwctaU
Arkansas Times: Governor Tells State Police 'Open Carry' is the Law in Arkansas
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has informed the Arkansas State Police that he believes a 2013 law made open carry of hand gunsthe law of the land in Arkansas and they should act accordingly.
Guns.com: Gun Rights Proponents Challenge New California ‘Assault Weapon’ Regs
A group of individuals and Second Amendment groups has filed suit against the state’s pending new regulations on “bullet-buttons” and assault weapons. In a complaint filed in a Riverside County state Superior Court, four gun owners– George Holt, Irvin Hoff, Michael Louie, and Rick Russel– contend many the firearms they have legally owned or built are now subject to new retroactive mandates from an out-of-control California Department of Justice that is flexible with the enforcement of new laws passed last year.
Breitbart: 21 Gun Controls Currently Being Pushed by Senate Democrats and Their Surrogates
Senate Democrats and their surrogates in various groups are currently pushing 21 new gun controls for law-abiding citizens. These controls range from an all-out ban on semiautomatic firearms to regulations on single shot muzzleloaders and limits on the number of guns someone can pass to a felon. Breitbart News outlined the first nine of these gun controls on October 11.
Record Searchlight: Gun Groups Sue State Over Assault Weapons Laws
The California Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms website has a clock ticking down to the deadline for assault weapons owners in California to register their firearms. Gun owners have until June 30 to register their assault weapons. But four gun rights groups hope to stop the clock and have it reset.
NBC News: One Man's Plan to Improve Firearm Safety by Using Microchips
Gareth Glaser could be seen as an optimist. After all, he believes gun owners will pay more to implement strong safety mechanisms in firearms. He even believes gun owners might be willing to have chips implanted in their hands.
KCRA: El Dorado County Ammo Store Could Close Due to New Law
An El Dorado County ammunition store is on the brink of closing after the store owner said he applied for a new license from the California Department of Justice to sell ammunition and never heard back.
Write Winger: When gun laws victimize good people
Does it really make sense for gun control laws to be so numerous and complicated that it takes not only a lawyer, but a lawyer who specializes in the mountains of gun control laws, to understand how to stay out of trouble and go on about the business of being a law-abiding citizen?
ABC News: Pardoned by Christie, Woman Pushes for Change to US Gun Laws
The handgun that Shaneen Allen was carrying when she was pulled over on a New Jersey highway could have sent her to prison for years if not for a pardon from Republican Gov. Chris Christie.
‘Stop-and-Frisk’ of Gun Owners Opposed by Gun Rights Groups, Penn. General Assembly Members in State Supreme Court Brief
Today, attorney Joshua Prince of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., filed an important amici curiae (“friends of the court”) brief in a Pennsylvania Supreme Court case that will impact gun owners throughout the Commonwealth, including more than one million people who have been issued a license to carry a concealed weapon in the state and millions more Americans who can legally carry there under a “reciprocity” agreement or state “open carry” rules.
Rolling Stone: Inside Country Music's Uneasy Relationship With Gun Control
Immediately after the shooting, the country music community was overwhelmed with a prevailing sense of silence on the issue of guns, with nary a single recording artist willing to speak publicly about the topic. Since then, Nashville has slowly, if hesitantly, begun to reflect upon its relationship with firearms.
It’s Time to Break Up [With] the 9th Circuit
What some have called the “9th Circus” is the most out-of-touch with fundamental liberties, and due to its disproportionate caseload, one-in-five Americans do not get equal justice under the law.
VICTORY: Anti-Gun Pentagon Nomination Defeated!
In a stunning victory for Second Amendment advocates and supporters, anti-gun Dean Winslow's nomination to the Pentagon was put on an indefinite hold by the Senate Armed Services Committee. Winslow then decided to withdraw his name from consideration altogether.
The Daily Wire: Four Prominent Conservative Women Championing Gun Rights — And The Sinister Threats They Get From Gun Control Activists
Four prominent conservative women who support gun rights have been targeted with death threats, rape threats and threats to their children simply because they have championed the right to own a gun for self-defense.
Gun Grabbers Say They’re Looking for Big Wins in 2018!
2018 will be an absolutely critical year for gun rights. The gun control elitists think that this is finally their time, that they will take 2018 by storm!
The Anti-Gunners are Bringing the Fight in 2018
It’s the middle of December and the gun grabbing elitists are mobilizing and planning for 2018. Boy do they have big plans!