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Gun Rights Groups Launch Investigation into Public University and Sports Team Firearm Policies
Following news media reports that University of Missouri head football coach Barry Odom enforces a total ban on gun ownership against all of his team’s student-athletes, civil rights organizations Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) have launched a joint investigation into the firearm policies of numerous public universities and their sports teams.
KCRA: UC Davis Begins Nation’s 1st Gun Violence Research Center
“We are not against research at all, but research has to be objective,” DeLuz said. “Treating firearms or firearm violence like a disease is completely wrong because it removes the component of human behavior.”
We Knew this Would Happen
Now, UC President and former Obama administration crony Janet Napolitano has announced that the newly-funded California Firearm Violence Research Center will be housed at the UC Davis Sacramento Campus under the direction of Dr. Garen Wintemute.
Reuters: Venezuela Crushes 2,000 Guns in Public, Plans Registry of Bullets
“We are going to bring disarmament and peace,” Reverol told reporters, while police officers drilled and sawed at rusty shotguns, home made pistols and some newer weapons.
Sheriff: The Second Amendment Protects You from Me
"The purpose of the Second Amendment was, and still is, for Americans to be able to protect ourselves from inappropriate and extreme overreach by our own government, in a word, tyranny."
Washington Times: Opponents Keeping Faith that ‘Independent’ Mainers will Reject Bloomberg Gun Control Push
“Mainers are an independent people, and they don’t like outsiders coming in and dictating how we should do things,” he said.
Watch FPC Defend Your Rights
We wanted to ensure you had the chance to see Craig in action and watch just what goes on there from behind the scenes.
Thank these Pro-Gun CA Legislators
It is not enough that we just stand up against the gun grabbers’ evil schemes. We MUST actively push the line forward and bring the fight to them.
‘No Way’ Assault Weapons Bans Pass ‘Rational Basis’ Legal Scrutiny, FPC Study Finds
Legislation will pass the rational basis test, Cramer explains, if the court finds it is “rationally related to a legitimate state interest.” Because AW bans apply to a segment of firearms that are among the least criminally used, are arbitrarily applied, call for irrational punishment lengths, and target a politically unpopular class of people, they are not rationally based.
A #WearOrange Politician Gets Caught Dealing Drugs In The Most Outrageous Way
That other side of Silverthorne, 50, burst into public view Friday, as Fairfax County police announced that he had been charged following a sting in which they said he agreed to give an undercover officer the drug in exchange for an orgy at a Tysons hotel.
Sac Bee: Politicians Protect Rights of Accused, not Law-Abiding Gun Owners
It was dismaying to see congressional Democrats, led by California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, demanding that anyone on the federal government’s “no-fly list” be denied the right to buy firearms. It was a double violation of Americans’ civil rights.
LA Times: Rendon, DeLeon Secretly Lobbied Gov Brown to Sign Gunpocalypse
Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, in a recent interview about his role in the Gunpocalypse process, admitted that he secretly lobbied Governor Jerry Brown for his support in signing the anti-gun bills. Rendon was aided by Senator Kevin “Ghost Gun” De Leon.
ALERT: Anti-Gun CA AB 466 Defeated!
Shortly after FPC was able to get pro-gun amendments added to AB 2510 to ensure there were needed protections for concealed carry permit holders, FPC was able to kill another anti-gun, anti-carry bill!
New Boston Post: Healey Done with ‘Tired Arguments’ from Pro-Gun Groups
With a lawsuit looming, Attorney General Maura Healey took to the airwaves Thursday to answer questions about her office’s recent interpretation of state gun laws and dismissed what she described as “tired arguments” from pro-gun groups.
ACT NOW: Veto Gunmageddon!
The group needs approximately 400,000 valid signatures on each bill to allow it to appear on a statewide ballot. If successful, it will allow the people to vote on repealing the law.
Are Cops Eating their Own Over the Handgun Roster?
As it currently stands, selected law enforcement officers are exempt and can buy the newest models of every handgun their hearts desire (and sell them to anyone) .
VICTORY: AB 2510 Amended!
As you know, California Assemblymember Eric Linder (R-Corona) had been actively pushing AB 2510, which sought to create a modern CCW, but lacked much-needed protections for CCW holders.
Don’t Lawmakers Have Anything Better to Do?
SB 1332, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), addresses the “loaning” of firearms with potential new laws about hyper-nuanced events, creates imaginary problems, and then solves them with even more hyper-nuanced solutions.
Pennsylvania’s Chief Cop Headed to #WearOrange
Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is not only the latest #WearOrange politician to confuse her disdain for gun owners with her distaste for following the law, but perhaps she even challenges anti-gun California Senator Leland Yee and his gun trafficking as the most spectacular politician to #WearOrange.
Oregon Governor Writes Ineffective Anti-Gun Letter to Congress
Brown requested a renewal of the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban, which is offensive toward civil rights. It’s comical that Brown is naive enough to believe that it would even make it on a committee agenda in a Republican Congress, let alone that it would pass both houses of Congress and be signed into law.
Stop CA Politicians from Abusing Gun Rights
They will only stop when they’re forced into restraint by a body with greater authority (such as a federal court), which is why we are working with Firearms Policy Foundation to bring legal action challenging the Gunpocalypse laws.
I Got Nothin’: Handguns More Dangerous Than AR-15s
Though he’s supposedly all-in for individual liberties, Weld exposed his true anti-gun colors at last month’s Democratic National Convention.
In Wake of Gunpocalypse, Californians on Pace to Buy 1 Million Guns in 2016
Despite Gunpocalypse, Californians are on pace to purchase a million guns in 2016. During the first half of 2016, 554,203 firearms have been sold in California, compared to 845,00 sold in all of 2015.
Oregon Governor Brown Takes Anti-Gun Cue From California Governor Brown
Brown previewed the plan she undoubtedly modeled after California’s own extreme slate of gun laws, Gunpocalypse. With the aid of allies in the legislature ready to overwhelm the few pro-gun lawmakers left in the state, Brown will follow the lead of her California compatriot and sign these anti-gun bill into law.