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Wear Orange: Anti-Gun PA AG Headed to Prison
Kane had been charged for leaking grand jury records and then lying about it. The judge in the case sentenced her to 10-23 months in prison.
Guns.com: Libertarian VP nominee unfamiliar with ‘reciprocity’
“I don’t know. We don’t have concealed carry up in New England, so I’d wanna look at that,” he said, but ultimately agreed with Loesch that he thinks “national reciprocity” could work.
The Federalist: No, Hillary Clinton, The Supreme Court’s Heller Decision Wasn’t About Toddlers
During the final presidential debate on Wednesday night, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told another unbelievable whopper about the country’s gun laws. In her answer to a question about her views on gun rights, Clinton said she opposed the Supreme Court’s Heller decision, which recognized the constitutional right for individuals to own and carry firearms, because it was about whether toddlers should have guns.
Vice President Kevin "Ghost Gun" de Leon?
Can you believe the latest from the Wikileaks releases? Senator Kevin “Ghost Gun” de Leon was on a short list of candidates who were considered by Hillary Clinton to be her Vice President!
Maine Wire: Question 3 is an Insult to Mainers
However incredulous these questions may seem, there is no greater farce than that of Question 3, the “universal” background check initiative. At first glance this referendum may seem like a “common sense” solution to a very real issue in some parts of the nation, but the Maine background check measure is nothing more than a scheme for New York liberals to test their policies abroad before expanding them to other parts of the nation.
Mynorthwest.com: Proof the Last Washington Anti-Gun Measure was Oversold and Misleading
First off, if only one case has been filed, it seems like I-594 proponents vastly oversold the number of times these guns were being sold to bad guys. Am I to believe only one bad guy aimed to purchase a gun without a background check in the last two years? If that’s the case, passing this law was hardly as urgent as proponents made it sound. But did the law suddenly stop the transfer of guns to bad guys? Probably not.
Seattle Times: Australian Leader Says Tough Gun Controls Will Tighten
Australia’s tough gun controls will be further tightened to restrict access to new rapid-fire shotguns, the prime minister said Wednesday.
Sac Bee: New California Law Restricting Ammunition Sales Sparks Buying Frenzy
“Every single time the politicians start talking about firearms or increasing regulation, folks start to realize this is a right that if I don’t exercise it, I may lose it,” Craig DeLuz of the California Association of Federal Firearms Licensees said last year as the state neared a record for gun sales. “It’s not the sole motivator, but it’s a significant motivator.”
Tucson.com: Lawmaker Questions Tucson Gun Disposal Program
Is Tucson breaking state law by destroying guns rather than selling them? It is a question state Rep. Mark Finchem wants Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to answer. Finchem filed a complaint Wednesday arguing the city is violating a 2013 law requiring sales of otherwise legal guns.
Guns.com: Florida Republican who Killed Pro-Gun Bills to Get Bloomberg Cash
A powerful South Florida state senator who repeatedly sidelined popular gun rights legislation is now benefiting from an ad campaign paid for by Everytown.
OC Register: Police might not Know where their Guns Are, and the Law Says that's OK
Southern California police agencies regularly lose track of all manner of firearms, from high-powered rifles and grenade launchers to standard service handguns – weapons that often wind up on the street.
Guns.com: Alabama Housing Authority Crackdown to Include Gun Ban
“We’re willing to do whatever it takes to rid the community of crime and violence,” HABD President/CEO Michael Lundy told the Board of Commissioners last month. “As president and CEO it’s time to take extraordinary action to do whatever we can. I don’t care who gets upset with what we’re trying to do.”
Washington Examiner: Clinton Vows Supreme Court Judge who Backs Gun Control
She said she believes the current court has "gone in wrong direction." Though the issue of gun control was mentioned only briefly Sunday evening during the debate, it has been an ongoing theme of the Clinton campaign.
Washington Free Beacon: Giffords Anti-Gun Super PAC Outspending the DSCC in New Hampshire
The gun control group founded by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D., Ariz.) has outspent the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee to aid New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan’s campaign.
LA Times: Tim Kaine has Pushed for More Gun Restrictions Over Time
His support for tougher gun control meshes with Clinton’s platform. She’s consistently pushed for more extensive background checks and a ban on firearm purchases by people on the "no-fly" list because of suspected terrorist activity.
The Feds are Watching You at Gun Shows
The Federal government seems to jump at every opportunity to catalog and track gun owners. No matter how law-abiding we are, they don’t seem to care.
Guns.com: Bill to Protect Gunsmiths from New Regulations Introduced
A bipartisan group of lawmakers have debuted a proposal that would transfer export oversight for most gunsmiths from the State Department in an effort to curb a possible $2,250 annual fee to stay in operation.
VICTORY: Gov. Brown Signs Pro-Gun Bill
SB 443, by Senator Holly Mitchell, reforms current civil asset forfeiture laws which allow law enforcement to permanently seize your property, including your firearms, without due process.
Washington Times: Oregon Judge Attacks Gun Rights
“If I could, I would take all the guns in America, put them on big barges and go dump them in the ocean,” Judge Walker told Mr. Daniel, The Oregonian reported. “Nobody would have a gun. Not police, not security, not anybody. We should eliminate all of them. We could save 33,000 people a year if we didn’t have guns in this country.”
BREAKING: FPC, Civil Rights Groups Urge Ninth Circuit to Reject Petition to Rehear Gun Rights Case Challenging San Francisco Bay Area Gun Store Ban
The lawsuit, Teixeira v. County of Alameda, seeks to strike down as unconstitutional a county ordinance that bans gun stores within 500 feet of any residentially zoned district, school, day care center, any other firearms sales business, liquor stores, or bars.
Fox News: Southern California Police Agencies Missing More than 300 Weapons
Some of the lost weapons include Glocks, Sig Sauers, Remington shotguns, rifles and even grenade launchers. The paper reported that officers have treated their weapons in a reckless manner. High-caliber firearms were stowed in backpacks and gym bags, while handguns were hidden in center consoles.
CA Gov. Brown Vetoes Anti-Gun Bills
Thanks to our lobbying and your grassroots efforts, Governor Brown just VETOED two anti-gun bills.
Guns.com: Smart Gun Bill Introduced in Congress
A California congressman introduced legislation this week to require licensed gun dealers to carry smart guns on their shelves as soon as the National Institute of Justice says it’s time.
Guns.com: Palm Springs Adopts Mandatory Gun Theft Reporting and Storage Laws
The Palm Springs City Council on Wednesday approved a measure that will mandate gun lock usage, the reporting of lost or stolen firearms and ban leaving guns in unattended vehicles.