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Fox News: California Snafu Releases Personal Info of Nearly 4,000 Gun Safety Instructors
The private information of thousands of California firearms instructors was accidentally released by the state late last year in response to a journalist’s Freedom of Information request.
Guns.com: Arkansas Lawmaker Wants Tax-Free Holiday for Gun Buyers
The bill, SB 126, was introduced by Arkansas Sen. Bart Hester on Friday and aims to create a “Second Amendment Appreciation Weekend,” in which rifles, shotguns, handguns and ammunition can be purchased tax-free.
Mr. Trump, Tear Down Obama's Wall (Of Anti-Gun Executive Actions)
Of all the assaults on the Second Amendment over the last eight years, the most destructive might be the ones perpetrated by Barack Obama’s pen and phone. Though he hasn’t signed more executive orders than other presidents have, he’s used them and other executive actions as a way implement legislation and policy without having to deal with Congress.
ACT NOW: Anti-Gun Becerra up in CA Senate committee
Becerra, who is currently a member of Congress, is a major proponent of gun control, supporting efforts to bankrupt gun manufacturers, and deny Americans their civil rights if they have been placed on secret government lists.
Fox 4 News: Kansas Lawmakers to Consider Changes to Gun Laws on Campus
The clock is ticking until Kansas’ colleges, hospitals, and libraries have to start allowing people with guns inside. The Personal and Family Protection Act passed back in 2013, but allowed public institutions four years to prepare.
Breitbart: CNN Claims GOP Trying to Remove ‘$200,000 Tax’ on Firearm Suppressors
During a January 14 report on Republican efforts to reduce restrictions on firearm suppressors, CNN said one of the GOP’s goals is to eliminate the “$200,000 tax” on the devices.
OR Gov. Kate Brown Disarms State Employees
We should be used to hypocrisy from people like Oregon Gov. Kate Brown by now, but it never gets old. In her most recent rights grab, Brown directed the Department of Administrative Services to institute a policy forbidding state employees from carrying licensed firearms well, almost anywhere:
KGAB: Wyoming Senate Bill Would Ban Gun Sales to Those on Watch List
A bill introduced in the Wyoming State Senate would ban selling guns to anyone who is on an FBI terrorist watch list.
Reason: The Surprising Truth About Gun Silencers
The proposal horrifies gun control advocates, who see it as a favor to homicidal maniacs. The Violence Policy Center in Washington argues that silencers pose a grave danger to public safety because they “enable mass shooters and other murderers to kill a greater number of victims more efficiently.”
WATCH: Assembly Takes Up Becerra Vote
It has seemed like a whirlwind since the first of the year, when the California Legislature reconvened. But the Assembly is already voting to confirm anti-gun Congressman Xavier Becerra as the State’s next Attorney General.
Guns.com: Texas Lawmaker Introduces Pro-Gun 4-Pack of Bills in State Senate
Republican Sen. Don Huffines filed a package of legislation on Wednesday he argues will preserve Texans’ Second Amendment rights for future generations.
Guns.com: Trump Vows to Act Quickly on Supreme Court Nomination
“I’ll be making the decision on who we will put up for Justice of the United States Supreme Court, a replacement for the great great Justice Scalia,” Trump said Wednesday in his first press conference as President-elect. “That will be probably within two weeks of the 20th.”
ALERT: Even More Anti-Gun Bills Coming in Washington
A couple of days ago, we alerted you to brand new bills that were being pushed by Attorney General Bob Ferguson to ban all “assault weapons” and “large capacity” magazines.
The Oregonian: Gov. Kate Brown Talks Gun Control After Her Inauguration
In her first press conference of her new term, Brown reaffirmed her desire for harsher gun control after conceding that her desire for a high capacity magazine ban lacks support in Salem.
Salt Lake Tribune: Utah Lawmaker Proposes to Allow Gun Owners to Carry Concealed Weapons Without a Permit
Rep. Lee Perry, R-Perry, unveiled HB112 on Friday to do that. It is similar to a bill by former Rep. John Mathis that Herbert vetoed in 2013. The governor recently said he would veto similar bills unless significant modifications are made.
The Resurgent: Donald Trump Jr. Helping Lead Charge to Deregulate Gun Silencers
Although legal in 42 states, silencers are heavily regulated by the federal government and incur a hefty fees for those who purchase them. Both Trump Jr. and the Utah-based company agree that deregulating silencers is a public health issue...
2A Nightmare: Pro-Gun Speech Red Flagged, Student Forced into Psychological Evaluation
Back in September, we brought you the story of a New Jersey high school student, Frank Harvey, who was suspended after school officials found a thumb drive containing an anti-gun control video he made for a class presentation.
Watch It, Obama Wants Arms Treaty Ratified
While most in the country are fixated on watching Donald Trump’s latest moves and either freaking out about them or cheering them on, Barack Obama’s quietly giving the middle finger to US sovereignty.
KSDK: Concealed Carry Permit No Longer Required in MO
Effective January 1, 2017, most people will not need a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
10 Things Every California Gun Owner Needs to Know on January 1, 2017
10 Things Every California Gun Owner Needs to Know on January 1, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle: Semi-Auto Sales Surge in Run-Up of New Restrictions
“What we're hearing is that busy gun retailers have been selling pallets of rifles over the past month or so,” said Brandon Combs, president of the gun rights group, Firearms Policy Coalition, who added that many gun buyers were rushing to beat the clock for buying bullet-button weapons.
FPC Applauds Nevada Attorney General for Pro-Gun Legal Opinion on Enforceability of Question 1 Gun Control Scheme
On behalf of law-abiding gun owners and civil right advocates everywhere, we would like to thank Nevada Attorney General Laxalt for his excellent and well-reasoned legal opinion on Nevada’s unenforceable Question 1 gun control ballot initiative, which passed by less than 1 percent.
BREAKING: Calif. DOJ “Emergency” Magazine Ban Regulations Withdrawn
“This is welcomed news for law-abiding gun owners and the thousands of people who stood up for common-sense in their letters opposing the DOJ’s outrageous proposed regulations,” said FPC President Brandon Combs. “But make no mistake, the DOJ isn’t done with this issue. Our policy team will continue to aggressively monitor and oppose all anti-gun regulations that DOJ might dream up next.”
Alert: Calif. DOJ Issues “Guns & Marijuana” Notice to Dealers
On December 29, 2016, the California Department of Justice – lead by embattled Attorney General Kamala Harris, soon to be a U.S. Senator – issued an “IMPORTANT NOTICE” on “Federal Law on Marijuana and Gun Ownership” to California gun dealers that states, as follows: