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Federalist: Why Publix shouldn't have tried to pander to gun control protestors
Publix sells no guns or ammunition. Its shelves will leave you with no impression of what how the newest Austrian duty pistol handles or what you should attach to your AR. It started when David Hogg noticed that the chain, who regularly donates to political candidates irrespective of party, had made donations to state Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam.
Live Wire: Elizabeth Warren 'boldly' refuses to accept non-existent NRA donations
Sen. Elizabeth Warren provided an irresistible opening for her Republican campaign foes with her vow to turn down National Rifle Association contributions to her reelection effort, which are so far non-existent.
Chicago Tribune: Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield's assault weapons ban before it takes effect in 2 weeks
A hearing to consider the restraining order motions is set for June 8, just days before the ban is set to take effect.
The Hill: Little evidence to support the efficacy of more gun control
Gun control advocates seem willing to latch onto anything they can use to justify more stringent laws. They were at it again in the wake of the recent Santa Fe High School shooting. In the New York Times last Thursday, Nicholas Kristof pushed for 10 supposedly “modest” gun control measures.
Washington Post: 'I will not back down,' Kansas Republican defends displaying replica machine gun in parade
People in lawn chairs peppered the sidewalks. Children sat on the curb, their eyes glued to the colorful floats and decorated cars inching down the street. A giant American flag suspended over the parade route flapped in the breeze. Then an eye-catching vehicle rolled past the crowd. Reactions were mixed.
KQED: Lawmakers back off, allowing Elon Musk - and his California customers - to play with fire
California lawmakers added fuel to Elon Musk’s entrepreneurial fire last week when they cleared the way for sales of the investor’s newest -- and probably hottest -- product: personal flamethrowers.
NY Post: Off-duty FBI agent accidentally shoots man while dancing at bar
The shot struck a male onlooker in the lower leg, as the agent tucked the gun into his pants, threw up his hands, and walked out of frame, the video shows.
Refinery29: March for Our Lives launching nationwide anti-NRA, voter registration tour
March for Our Lives: Road to Change kicks off June 15 at the Peace March in Chicago, led by the students of St. Sabina Academy. The bus tour will make more than 75 stops through August.
Obama encourages gun controllers to stay committed 'no matter how long it takes'
Former President Obama on Friday marked National Gun Violence Awareness Day by calling on his supporters to “take action" and push U.S. leadership and laws to commit to keeping "kids safe from gun violence."
WSFA: AL governor announces program to arm some school administrators
The voluntary Alabama Sentry Program will allow administrators in schools without a school resource officer to have a firearm on campus in a safe in order to respond to an active shooter.
Guns.com: Binary triggers, bump stocks, and trigger cranks banned in Connecticut
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, a Democrat with a long history of advocating gun control measures, signed a law on Thursday outlawing a variety of firearm accessories.
Guns.com: Rhode Island bump stock ban, gun seizure bills to be signed into law
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo announced this week she would swiftly sign a pair of gun control bills sent to her by the state’s General Assembly.
Fox: Kamala Harris, mute on 2020 ambitions, slams Trump's 'immoral' policies, seeks ban on 'weapons of war'
Harris outlined some of her policy wishes, including banning “weapons of war” and introducing mandatory background checks.
Fox46: Banner at SC Pawn Shop Takes Jab at Dick's
HORRY COUNTY, SC - A South Carolina pawn shop is causing a stir after posting a tongue-in-cheek banner that takes a jab at a national sporting goods chain. WMBF reports that the owners of Cross Roads Pawn and Auto in Little River, SC put up the sign last week that reads, "We sell AR-15s because we're not Dick's."
CNN: Connecticut Legislators Vote to Ban Bump Stocks on Firearms
"I have yet to hear one legitimate reason why anyone needs to own a device that can fire 90 bullets every 10 seconds," Malloy said in a statement.
Townhall: Emails Reveal Obama Admin Planned Gun Control Push Two Days After Sandy Hook
On December 14, 2012, one of the deadliest mass shootings took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut. The attack was carried out by 20-year-old Adam Lanza, who killed his mother before going to the elementary school and killing 20 first grade students and six school personnel. His weapon of choice was a Bushmaster XM15-E2S rifle.
CA Flamethrower Bill is Appropriately Torched
A CA bill that would have defined many common household implements as flamethrowers met a fiery end Friday when it failed to advance from the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Birmingham Mayor: 'Give Me Your Gun And I Will Personally Help You Get A Job'
If you have a gun but no job, and would rather work than commit a crime, mayor Randall Woodfin has a proposition.
Review Journal: Washoe County School District Tramples Pro-Gun Student's Free Speech Rights
Would the district have done the same to a student sporting an anti-NRA armband in support of recent student walkouts over gun violence? The answer is obvious.
CA Assembly, Senate Committees Advance a Half-Dozen Anti-Gun Bills Friday
The California Assembly and Senate Appropriations committees voted to advance a half-dozen anti-gun bills on Friday. These bills, which Firearms Policy Coalition opposes, are now inching closer to floor votes and full passage. However, there is still time for law-abiding gun owners to oppose them as well!
WND: Knife Control Movement Crosses Atlantic
PJ Media reported Lori Brown said the suspect who allegedly attacked her son “should have not been allowed to have an illegal knife on him and use it to murder somebody.”
CNS: Ayatollah Khamenei calls for gun control - in the U.S.
Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has released a statement calling on the United Nations to “seriously” pursue seven “human rights” cases in the United States. One of these is what Khamenei perceives as the need for gun control.
BND: Illinois House passes new version of 72-hour waiting period for gun purchases
The Democrat-controlled House's 72-44 vote came on legislation that matches a proposal made two weeks ago by Gov. Bruce Rauner. But the Republican's plan was part of an amendatory veto that includes reinstatement of the death penalty in heinous crimes. Most Democrats oppose re-establishing capital punishment after abolishing it in 2011.
The College Fix: This Student Was Kicked Out of Office for Defending Gun Rights. Next Came Vandalism and Stalking
Lancaster believes he has been targeted because his conservative viewpoints don’t align with the community college’s, and he thinks the same thing is happening to conservative students at other Lone Star campuses, though he didn’t provide examples.