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CNBC: Tech CEOs call for stricter gun control after YouTube shooting
High-profile technology executives have called for increased gun control in the wake of the shooting at YouTube's headquarters that left at least three people injured and the suspect shooter dead.
Washington Times: Judge rules Massachusetts’ assault weapons ban doesn’t violate 2nd Amendment
“Other states are equally free to leave them unregulated and available to their law-abiding citizens,” Young said. “These policy matters are simply not of constitutional moment. Americans are not afraid of bumptious, raucous and robust debate about these matters. We call it democracy.”
NBC Sports: Allen Hurns, Robert Kraft Pay Tribute to Parkland Victims
Hurns opted for No. 17 and the Miami native explained on 105.3 The Fan that his choice was inspired by the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14.
Fox: If the Second Amendment Falls, Our Entire Bill of Rights Falls
Once we begin whittling away at one of our rights in the Bill of Rights, what’s to stop the erosion of the others? Freedom of speech? Freedom of religion? Changes like this wouldn’t be minor tinkering – they would amount to major disfigurement of America’s foundational document.
Guns.com: 'Yuge' March for Estimated Gun Sales
Estimated gun sales — the sum total of transfers in the NICS’s handgun, long gun, multiple and other categories — totaled 1.4 million, an 11 percent spike over last year and 16 percent above 2016, the busiest year ever for background checks.
Independent: US Interest in Concealed Carry Permit Training Jumps 100 Per Cent After Parkland: 'We've Never Seen a Spike This Big Before'
Some states have seen as much as a 250 per cent increase in training requests for this type of permit.
BREAKING: Amendments to Calif. “Ghost Gun” Bill Would Enact “Staggering” New Firearms Parts Regulations
Purchasing regulated gun parts would generally require face-to-face transactions and background checks, subject these items to new age restrictions, mandate DOJ licenses for dealers to sell "firearm precursor parts" and new storage and handling requirements for sellers. As with ammunition, online purchases and importation from other states would generally be prohibited.
Mountain Times: Hundreds Turn Out for Gun Rights Rally: 1,200 Magazines Given Away to Gun Activists
During the rally, participants formed two lines on the sidewalk in front of the State House on State Street sidewalk in Montpelier to pick up 30-round gun magazines, provided for free by Magpul, a manufacturer of firearm accessories.
National Review: There's No Ban on Studying Gun Violence
While the CDC can collect and publish data, they cannot push an agenda. The problem lies in the fact that the unbiased data doesn't support their gun-control agenda.
Guns.com: Sportsman's Warehouse Stock Surges; Retailer Has No Plans to Restrict Gun Sales
Barker clarified there’s no plans to follow in the footsteps of other retailers — namely Dick’s Sporting Goods — by imposing restrictions on gun sales over and above federal law.
CFL: Piers Morgan Demands Ban of All Semi-Automatic Weapons: 'No Civilian Needs One'
According to Morgan, the Second Amendment “was never intended to mean an individual’s right to bear arms – outside of a ‘well regulated militia’.”
Daily Mail: London Murder Rate is HIGHER than New York's for the First Time Ever After TWELVE Killings in Just 19 Days
Good thing they have all those gun laws.
The Federalist: Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary Changes Definition Of ‘Assault Rifle’ After Parkland Shooting
According to the new definition, if it looks scary then it's probably an "assault rifle".
Chicago Tribune: Emanuel, Burke Move to Force the Hand of Banks on Gun Control
All the existing gun control policies are so effective in Chicago, so why not implement more?
Reason: News Outlets Ignore Millennial's Skepticism of Gun Control
Pushing false narratives is much more profitable...
Chicago Tribune: Retired Justice Stevens Puts Democrats on a Pin With Call to Repeal Second Amendment
You know they’re panicking when they insist they’re not panicking.
Washington Post: Gun Groups Challenge Justice Department's Authority to Ban Bump Stocks
“I think you’re definitely going to see a challenge — perhaps multiple challenges,” said Brandon Combs, president of the Firearms Policy Coalition. The coalition said it has already retained attorneys to prepare for the legal fight.
FPC Responds to Student Walkouts
"I wish that as much energy and effort was included in actually teaching the entire Bill of Rights, including the Second Amendment, as was put in by schools to avoid or ignore it."
Tasmania, Australia Liberal Party Considers Liberalizing Gun Ownership
"The bias down here in favor of anti-gun views was is every bit as evident as we see in the United States."
Guns.com: DOJ Releases Regulation Banning Bump Stocks
"All bump stock-type devices are ‘machine guns’ under the GCA and NFA because they convert a semiautomatic firearms into a firearm that shoots automatically more than one shot, without manual reloading, by a single function of the trigger.”
The Sentinel: Gun Buybacks Bring in the Wrong Guns
The National Institute of Justice has not rated gun buybacks, but a body of research has shown they are ineffective at removing guns from the illicit market or reducing gun violence.
Blogspot: There Is Neutral And Then There Is Delta Neutral
Delta Air Lines has donated three round-trip charter flights that allowed hundreds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to participate in the "March for Our Lives" protest against gun violence in Washington.
Gateway Pundit: #MarchForOurLives Student Protesters Leave Their Trash for Someone Else to Clean Up
The anti-gun protesters were also little Hoggs.
Investor's Business Daily: Sorry, Despite Gun-Control Advocates' Claims, U.S. Isn't The Worst Country For Mass Shootings
The point is, guns aren't the problem; deranged killers that grow up in broken families often without positive male role models in their lives are the problem. So are political and religious extremists, in particular Islamists. If these people didn't have guns, they would find some other means to do the job.