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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.
Daily Wire: Teacher threatened mass shooting to empower women to be serial killers in new #MeToo movement, police say
A Bonanza High School teacher, 48, was arrested earlier this month on terrorism charges after she threatened to "poke a lot of holes in a lot of people" at a concert in Las Vegas in text messages she sent to her friend.
WDSU: Governor agrees to loosen rules on guns in Louisiana churches
The governor's office announced Tuesday that Edwards signed the bill, which was sponsored by Republican Sen. Neil Riser, into law.
Forbes: AMA Pushes Gun Control Agenda
Physician members of the American Medical Association are pushing the nation’s largest doctor group to back an “unprecedented” number of measures designed to curb gun violence and coax Congress into action.
Guns.com: California Senate approves gun rationing, bumping age to buy long arms to 21
The measure, SB 1100, was approved 24-10, sending it to the Assembly for further review. Supported by gun control advocates, it aims to both ration gun sales to about a dozen per year while increasing the age to buy rifles and shotguns from the current 18 years to 21. Sponsors argue it will help keep the public safe and is stronger than federal regulations on firearms.
Breitbart: NM gubernatorial candidate calls for ban on 'high magazine cartridges'
While speaking to the Santa Fe County Federation of Democratic Women Gubernatorial Forum this month, New Mexico gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) called for a ban on “high magazine cartridges.”
USA Today: To Fight School Shootings, We Call for a School Boycott After Labor Day
After the Santa Fe and Parkland school shootings, parents need to draw the line. We can make Congress pay attention by keeping our kids at home.
Telegraph: Knives are too sharp and filing them down is solution to soaring violent crime, judge says
A judge has proposed a nationwide programme to file down the points of kitchen knives as a solution to the country’s soaring knife crime epidemic.
LA Times: Stockton's young mayor has bold turnaround plan, Basic income and stipends for potential shooters
Stockton is about to award stipends of up to $1,000 a month to residents deemed most likely to shoot somebody. This program is called Advance Peace, and it's modeled after a crime reduction program in the Bay Area city of Richmond.
Reason: Andrew Cuomo Knows What Be Done About School Shootings: Something
Andrew Cuomo, New York's governor, instantly knew what needed to be done in response to the shooting that killed 10 people today at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas: something. "DO SOMETHING," Cuomo tweeted to Donald Trump early this afternoon.
Indiana Public Media: Indiana District to Put Stocked Gun Safes in Schools
Indiana is one of the few states that allows school districts to arm teachers. It’s a controversial approach that President Donald Trump supports to help in active shooter situations.
United Airlines CEO: No Regrets, Cutting Ties With NRA Was Personal
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz expressed no regrets for cutting ties with the NRA, stressing the decision to do so was “personal,” during the United Continental Holdings Inc.’s annual meeting on Wednesday.
LCC Torch: Assault Weapons Caught in the Crosshairs
Oregon voters may have the opportunity to vote on a reduction on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines this November. Initiative petition 43, IP43, proposes an end to the sale, transfer or possession of certain weapons and magazines in order to “promote the public health and safety of the residents.”
WSOCTV: Gun-Control Advocates Target Bank of America After Santa Fe Shooting
Following the Santa Fe shooting, gun-control advocacy group Guns Down America is circling BofA’s uptown headquarters in a truck with a billboard in tow. The billboard, expected to be around through Saturday, urges onlookers to “tell BoA to StopFundingGuns.org.”
Breitbart: Jimmy Kimmel Tweets CNN's Inflated School Shooting Stats
Late-night Jimmy Kimmel tweeted CNN’s inflated school shooting stats on Monday, which claim school shootings occur “57 times” more often in the U.S. than other “industrialized nations combined.”
Columbus Dispatch: John Kasich Called 'Radical Gun Control Militant' During Gun Bill Hearing
Those testifying against what Kasich calls “common sense” reform, sponsored by Rep. Mike Henne, R-Clayton, say the bill violates due process and infringes on their Second Amendment rights. Both Kasich and Henne were the subjects of harsh criticism throughout and name calling at times.
Fox: Seattle Plan Would Fine Gun Owners for Not Properly Storing Weapons
Seattle’s mayor on Thursday unveiled a proposal to fine gun owners $500 to $10,000 for failing to lock up their firearms. The legislation, drafted by Mayor Jenny Durkan and Councilmember M. Lorena González, follows recent deadly school shootings in Florida, Texas and other locations.
Bearing Arms: Jim Carrey Forgot How to Be Funny with Attack on Kent State Student
Recent Kent State graduate Kailin Bennett knew her graduation photos would ruffle some feathers. That was kind of the point, to show the absolute stupidity of the law that said one day she couldn’t carry a firearm on campus, but the next day she was suddenly good to go. Nothing really changed except she graduated from college.
Oregon Live: Blazers Owner Paul Allen Donates $1 Million to Washington Gun Initiative
Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen has donated $1 million to a campaign seeking to raise the age to purchase semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 in Washington state.
BREAKING: Gun Rights Groups Serve Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Department of Justice with Petition Telling Them to Stop Breaking the Law
This morning, we served on California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and his DOJ a petition challenging their illegal underground regulation. Their stunning and troubling disregard for lawful court orders is contrary to the rule of law.
Bill Expanding Gun Violence Restraining Orders Passes CA Assembly
A bill that expands who can request a Gun Violence Restraining Order passed the CA State Assembly on Monday. AB 2888 is the brainchild of Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco). It adds employers, co-workers, and school employees to the list of people who can petition a judge to have a person’s guns taken away without due process.
Liberty Nation: Gun Control Myths Exposed in FBI Report
The latest Federal Bureau of Investigation report on ‘active shooters’ contradicts some of the most popular talking points disseminated by gun-control advocates. The first and most common argument for increased gun control is that stricter gun laws lead to less gun violence.