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Firearms Policy Coalition Urges Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to Sign Bill Eliminating Mandatory Handgun Waiting Period
“By signing SB 35 into law, Governor Walker would help bring Wisconsin’s background check and waiting period regulations into conformance with the Second Amendment’s constitutional standards,” said FPC President Brandon Combs.
Earlier today, Justice Clarence Thomas (joined by Justice Antonin Scalia) issued a pointed dissent to the Supreme Court’s order denying review in the Jackson v. San Francisco Second Amendment gun rights case.
BREAKING: Federal Judge Kicks Another Brady Campaign Lawsuit to the Curb (re: Kansas’ Second Amendment Protection Act)
In another not-very-surprising court decision released today, Federal District Court Judge Julie A. Robinson granted Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against him and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt by the gun prohibitionists at the Brady Campaign.
The devil is in the details as they say. Yesterday, the NC House’s Rules Committee reported out a committee substitute version of HB 56, the Second Amendment Affirmation Act, and I’m not exactly happy. Yes, there are good things in the bill and yes, it goes to the floor of the House. However, the way the Rules Committee has so mangled up the elimination of the pistol purchase permit irks me no end.
There is speculation in New York-based media outlets that prominent Democrats are seeking to entice former Mayor Michael Bloomberg into a bid for the White House in 2016.
Gun-control advocates on Wednesday decried as a misguided political maneuver a vote by Oregon county commissioners against enforcement of new statewide gun background check requirements.
With the stroke of a pen this week, Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) made law a measure to reform concealed carry rights and expand castle doctrine in the state.
“Since the injunction was issued, we have not issued any denials of applications,” D.C. Police spokesman Lieutenant Sean Conboy said. “We have not denied any applications. We have issued two letters invoking the additional 90-day period to process two of those applications that were pending.”
SB 707 now heads to the Assembly, where it will likely be referred to and heard by the Public Safety Committee. According to the Legislature’s rules, the bill must be passed by the policy committee before the Legislature adjourns for Summer Recess in order for it to move forward.