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FPC: Calif. Attorney General Becerra’s ‘bump stock’ press release “disingenuous at best and probably illegal”
“Not only is Attorney General Becerra’s so-called ‘news release’ inaccurate and misleading,” said FPC President Brandon Combs, “it is almost certainly an illegal underground regulation....This appears to be one more example of the Attorney General and his anti-gun DOJ banning guns and gun parts by executive fiat rather than following the rule of law and the constitutions he swore an oath to uphold.”
Slate Magazine: The Second Amendment Limits Firearms to Two Guns Per Person
The 27 words of the Second Amendment don’t say anything about how many guns someone can own in America. Neither do the other 7,564 words in the Constitution.
CalMatters: Just a Few New Gun Laws This Year, But One’s a Puzzler
Last year, California’s Legislature and voters enacted a veritable blizzard of legislation making private gun ownership more difficult and expensive, including new restrictions on magazine capacity and ammunition sales.
LA Daily News: California’s Gun Safety Sham
At the very same time that Sacramento politicians want to punish legal gun owners, these same lawmakers just passed Senate Bill 620 — which would strip mandatory sentencing enhancements for criminals convicted of committing a felony with a gun.
The Daily Caller: Julianne Moore Says Gun Control Is Not A Second Amendment Issue
Actress Julianne Moore argued Thursday on “The View” that gun control and gun rights are not “a Second Amendment issue.”
The Press-Enterprise: The Supreme Court Needs to Provide Clarity on the Second Amendment
The U.S. Supreme Court may be asked to decide whether the Second Amendment protects the right of a commercial establishment to sell firearms, following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ latest ruling that it does not.
Guns.com: San Jose Passes Mandatory Gun Lock Ordinance
The San Jose City Council approved a measure by a one-vote margin Tuesday that requires gun owners to secure their firearms when they are not at home.
Guns.com: Giffords Group Rebrands, Refocuses Efforts at Gun Control
Ditching the Americans for Responsible Solutions banner they have held for the past five years, former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords’ gun control group has a simpler name, but the same message.
Fox News: Background Check Laws Having Little Effect, Gun Violence Researchers Discover
A new study has determined that background check laws have had little effect on curbing gun violence.
Hartford Courant: Sen. Murphy Gets 'Three Pinocchios' For Gun Control Claim
Sen. Murphy claimed states that keep "those dangerous AR-15s out of the hands of civilians" have lower rates of gun violence.
FPC Interviews Maj Toure at Gun Rights Policy Conference 2017
Craig DeLuz sits down with Black Guns Matter founder, Maj Toure, to discuss gun rights in urban communities.
Michelle Malkin: We Need Fallacy Control Now!
In the aftermath of the horrific massacre in Las Vegas, America needs fallacy control. Yes, we must declare war on fallaciousness. Now more than ever, the nation is suffering from an outbreak of illogical thinking.
BREAKING: Republican-Backed Anti-Gun Bill Signed by Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown
This is the second firearms-related anti-business bill that Brown has addressed this signing period. Friday, Brown vetoed Senate Bill 464, a bill that would have “crushed licensed firearms retailers and increased costs for law-abiding gun owners.”
California Governor Jerry Brown Signs AB 424, Further Restricting Handgun Carry on School Grounds
“Governor Brown's signing of AB 424 will not improve public safety, but it does further support the basis of our lawsuit that challenges special handgun carry privileges for retired government employees,” said Combs. “The Legislature and Governor Brown have made sure that no good people with guns will be close enough to stop an evil or insane person in the event of a serious attack.”
Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Gun Store Bill, Signs Ban on Open Carry
Late this afternoon, California Governor Jerry Brown announced his actions on two important firearms-related bills.
Scott Rasmussen: The Gun Control Debate is Not About Guns
The fact is that the gun control debate is not really about guns. It's about who you trust.
National Review: I’m Not Arguing in Favor of the Second Amendment, the Second Amendment Is the Argument
Either the Constitution has the power to protect our freedoms or it doesn’t.
Washington Post: D.C. Weighs Gun Law Appeal, With Fate of Restrictions Nationwide in the Balance
D.C. officials say they will decide this week whether to ask the Supreme Court to review a ruling striking down the city’s restrictions on carrying concealed guns — a choice that could determine the fate of similar laws in cities such as New York and Los Angeles and that is being closely watched by national gun-control activists.
The Hill: Feinstein Says No Law Would Have Stopped Las Vegas Gunman
Sen. Dianne Feinstein said in an interview broadcast Sunday that no law could have stopped Stephen Paddock who was behind last week's mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Vice: The Leftist Argument Against Gun Control
Less attention is paid to the leftists who oppose gun control, but they're out there.
Daily Signal: Here’s the Truth About Gun Control and Crime
While it is unwise to draw too many conclusions about what happened in Las Vegas, in the face of the relentless assault on gun rights and misinformation it is important to note some false narratives that have been spread in the last 24 hours.
Crime Prevention Research Center: DC’s Gun-free Zone Problem: Regulations Effectively Ban Anyone From Legally Carrying a Gun
Technically, DC allows permitted concealed carry, but the law is written in such a way that it would ban permit holders from carrying in virtually the entire District.
New York Post: YouTube Bans Tutorials On How to Add Bump Stocks to Guns
YouTube announced it was banning video tutorials on how to add bump stocks — the device used by Las Vegas killer Stephen Paddock to up his kill count — to guns.
The Chicago Tribune: Gun-control Group Sues 'Bump Stock' Makers, Sellers
One of the nation's leading gun-control groups has filed a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of "bump stocks," the devices used by the gunman in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.