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WSJ: Banks, Credit-Card Companies Explore Ways to Monitor Gun Purchases
The financial companies have explored creating a new credit-card code for firearms dealers, similar to how they code restaurants, or department stores, according to people familiar with the matter. Another idea would require merchants to share information about specific firearm products consumers are buying, some of the people said.
News-Press Now: Missouri Pushes to Put Firearms in Gun-Free Zones
Places like college campuses, hospitals and bars are among 11 areas currently classified gun-free zones that could see patrons packing if the owner of the property consents.
Guns.com: Pennsylvania Governor Pushing for Universal Background Checks
“We should pass legislation that requires all those who wish to purchase a firearm to go through a State Police background check; universal background checks are one of the best ways we can keep weapons out of the hands of dangerous individuals,” Wolf said.
Fox News: Company Sells $4.5M Pistols Made from 4.5-Billion-Year-Old Meteorite
Known as the "Big Bang Pistol Set," the guns were forged from metals found in the Gibeon meteorite, which fell in Namibia and is named for the nearest town after it was discovered in 1836 by English captain J. E. Alexander.
Star Tribune: 2,000 Rally at Minnesota State Capitol for Gun Rights
Rally attendees booed mentions of Gov. Mark Dayton, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and state Sen. Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, who introduced two gun-safety measures that were rejected earlier this week. They jeered mandatory gun registration, chamber limits and universal background checks.
A Guide for Pro-2A Students
The primary purpose of public education was made secondary as political agendas were held in higher regard than the success of students. Moreover, American taxpayers are funding this breeding ground for dependents of the government and opponents of freedom. FPC and FPF have developed a resistance to such a disastrous political machine, and this guide explains the plans of action.
CFL: Maine Newspaper Calls for Complete Gun Ban, 'Total Civilian Disarmament'
“But a fuzzy demand for ‘gun control’ will likely squander this opportunity to save lives. To end gun deaths, we need to ban all civilian guns,” he stated.
WTXL: Georgia School System Will Let Staff Carry Guns
The Georgia School Boards Association says Laurens County is believed to be the state's only district to go forward with such a policy. The schools superintendent says only teachers and staff who volunteer for the program will carry guns.
California Senate, Assembly Committees Advance Four Awful Anti-Gun Bills
They say good things come in threes, but if last Tuesday was any indication, sometimes bad things come in fours.
Daily Wire: Internet Star Ken Bone Says Son Was Suspended From School For Going To A Gun Range
Kashuv is still handling the fallout from his photo. Ken Bone says his son's situation is still developing, and that he has spoken to the principal at his son's school.
Guns.com: NY Senate Nominally Flips Polarity With Anti-Gun Candidate Win
This gave the Democrats, who already count Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a party member and control the Assembly, a one-seat majority in the state Senate.
NoRA's Anti-Gun Movement's Goals: No Rifles
How many times have you heard something like “No one is coming to take your guns!” It’s pretty clear that in order for there to be no rifles or even no AR15s, someone would have to come for some guns.
KFOR: Oklahoma House Passes 'Constitutional Carry' Gun Bill
Senate Bill 1212 would allow anyone who owns a gun to carry it without a permit.
Daily Wire: Anti-Gun Control Parkland Survivor Kyle Kashuv Questioned By School Security For Visiting Gun Range With His Father
They kept calling me “the pro-Second Amendment kid.” I was shocked and honestly, scared. It definitely felt like they were attempting to intimidate me. I was treated like a criminal for no reason other than having gone to the gun range and posted on social media about it.
Guns.com: Former NFL Placekicker Gets Static for Prom Night Gag Picture
On Saturday, Feely posted an image of himself, alongside two smiling teens in formal attire. Almost missed in the photo was a 1911 Commander-style handgun pointed down the NFL star’s leg. The single-action pistol was not cocked and Feely’s finger was not in the trigger well.
Huffington Post: Maryland's GOP Governor Signs Broad Set of Gun Bills Into Law
The legislation includes a ban on bump stocks and other similar devices that allow semi-automatic firearms to simulate automatic fire. Another bill expands law enforcement’s ability to confiscate guns from individuals labeled an “extreme risk,” a measure known as a “red flag” law.
Google and Facebook Adopt Water Gun Emoji
The switch to a bright orange and yellow water gun, rolling out now, mimics changes made by Apple, WhatsApp, Twitter, and Samsung over the last few years.
RGJ: Student Sues WCSD After Being Punished for Wearing Pro-Gun Shirt
The lawsuit was filed by the student through his parents and is backed by the Firearms Policy Foundation and the Firearms Policy Coalition, two non-profit groups aimed at protecting the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms.
Nevada School District, Middle School Sued Over Discrimination, Ban on 8th Grade Student’s Pro-Gun Rights Tee Shirt and Free Speech
Two civil rights groups back new First Amendment lawsuit challenging Washoe County School District’s ‘no weapons’ dress code as unconstitutional and overbroad, claims 8th grade student was discriminated against based on his pro-Second Amendment viewpoint and tee shirt.
URGENT: 2A Bills To Be Heard in CA Assembly Committee Tomorrow!
The Second Amendment is under continual fire in California. We must work together to preserve our existing freedoms and regain those that we have already lost.
Guns.com: Nashville Mayor Wants 'Weapons Of War Off Our Streets' After Waffle House Shooting
U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, a Democrat representing the Nashville area in Congress, also said the country needs change and “that starts with restricting widespread civilian access to military-grade assault weapons.”
Guns.com: Portland Mayor Tells Student Rally He'll Seek City-Wide 'Assault Weapon' Ban
Though Wheeler may want city leaders to act tough on guns, state firearm preemption laws forbid local governments from regulating the “sale, acquisition, transfer, ownership, possession, storage, transportation or use” of guns in any way.
The Past Week for 2A Rights in California
“The idea of rationing a Constitutionally-enumerated right is like saying we don’t need to have more than one church in the community,” he said. “If we treated any other Constitutional right like this, the entire building would be livid.”
Ammoland: Nationwide Pro-Second Amendment Student Walkout will be Held May 2nd
On May 2, 2018, students from over 200 schools will stage the “Stand for your Second” walkout for 16 minutes in support of the Second Amendment.