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Gov. Brown vetoes “fake news” study bill
Doctor and California State Senator Richard Pan thought that prescribing 1984-style mass censorship on a healthy populace would be a winning idea in 2018.
BREAKING: 2nd Amendment Advocates Sue Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey Over Denial of Access to “3D Printed Gun” Records
Two constitutional rights advocates have filed a new lawsuit against Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey after she denied them access to public records about “3D printed” guns.
Dear Government: Leave Us The **** Alone (or, How to Begin Restoring Freedom)
We got tired of the false and absurd “right versus left”, “Republicans versus Democrats” nonsense -- as if they both don’t want to ban your rights, take your property, and spend your money -- and wanted to put the People, the Constitution, and sound, rational policy first.
FPC Publishes Guide to Help California Gun Owners Acquire Ammunition, Memo to Ammo Sellers, and Comparison of Gavin Newsom’s Proposition 63 and Sen. Kevin de Leon’s SB 1235 Ammo Rules
“Obviously, the gun control laws in California are beyond burdensome and unconstitutional,” said FPC Spokesperson Craig DeLuz. “The goal here is to educate people on what the laws are and how to maximize access to ammunition as the rules continue to change between now and the end of 2019.”
FPC ammo-splainer: What’s in store for California gun owners and ammunition buyers?
Will you need an "ammunition purchase permit" in order to buy ammo in 2019? Find out! Plus: How to get ammo directly shipped to your door.
FPC, FPF Demand Termination of Leland, North Carolina Weapons Ban Order Issued Due to Hurricane Florence
Yesterday, the Town issued an order stating that, “Effective at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, the transportation or possession, or the sale or purchase of any dangerous weapon or substance, while off one’s own premises, is prohibited.”
FPC Seeks Veto of 9 Gun Bills from California Gov. Jerry Brown, Asks for Approval of Public Records Act Bill
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition asked California Governor Jerry Brown to veto nine different gun control bills that would radically change the state’s already-voluminous and complex laws. The advocacy organization also requested that Gov. Brown sign one bill that would help prevent state and local agencies from abusing the Public Records Act attorney fee provisions to chill the right to access government files.
Washington Times: Levi Strauss launches gun-control initiative: 'We simply cannot stand by silently'
Company president and CEO Chip Bergh penned an op-ed for Fortune magazine saying business leaders have a responsibility to speak up on issues that threaten the American “fabric.”
Sac Bee: Calling 911 in rural California? Danger might be close, but the law can be hours away
A spring snowstorm was bearing down on the remote mountain town of Kettenpom when Norma and Jim Gund received an unexpected call from the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office. The Gunds said the sheriff’s office asked if they could check on their neighbor and they were happy to oblige.
Ammoland: MT candidate Kathleen Williams supports registering normal capacity gun mags
Two days ago, Montana Shooting Sports Association Board member Randy Pinocci recorded Kathleen Williams at a public event saying she would favor treating what she called “high capacity magazines“, really just normal gun mags, the same (legally) as “sawed-off shotguns.”
Guns.com: Rhode Island governor bans guns from schools by executive order
“It’s our job to protect kids and their teachers,” Wagner said. “Inconsistencies among laws, regulations, and local policies and practices create confusion, producing the exact kind of unsafe environment the law is intended to prevent. As we start a new school year, this directive provides clarity, until such time that the underlying laws are reconciled.”
Guns.com: Gun control campaign on heels of Jacksonville Landing shooting
The Giffords Veteran Coalition released its inaugural video Monday in hopes of rallying support for stricter gun laws via encouragement from some of the nation’s most decorated military veterans, including former Central Intelligence Agency Director Michael Hayden.
Guns.com: Texas Congressman wants $10K fine for selling guns at gun show without license
U.S. Rep. Al Green, who has represented southwestern Houston on Capitol Hill for the past decade, introduced H.R. 6654 to the House earlier this month which would punish those without a federal firearms license should they try to move a gun at a gun show.
Guns.com: Cody Wilson sets his legal sights on Shopify
Cody Wilson is no stranger to litigation. Having spent the better part of five years locked in a battle against the State Department over the legality of 3D printed files, Wilson finally won his case and earned the right to publish his digital blueprints. Now, just a month after his victory, Wilson is looking to, again, step into the courtroom but this time against e-commerce platform Shopify.
Gunmart: Google has repeatedly flagged this gun blog for "sexual content"
Over the past week this blog has been flagged 4 separate times by Google Adsense for policy violations deemed to be “sexual content”. The posts in question relate to a link to another blogger who was doing an ammo review and three posts titled “Gun Porn” (I guess this post will be the next to be flagged) which linked to other posts outside of this blog of gun pictures.
DC Clothesline: Facebook flags, censors NPR report on false government school shootings
Earlier this week, NPR reported on the high number of school shootings alleged by the U.S. Department of Education. A colleague of mine, Sean Malone, shared NPR’s article—which carried the headline ”The School Shootings That Weren’t”—with a few thousand Facebook friends and followers on Tuesday. It was flagged as spam and removed.
Yahoo: Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners
The deployment of the portable scanners, which project waves to do full-body screenings of passengers walking through a station without slowing them down, will happen in the coming months, said Alex Wiggins, who runs the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's law enforcement division.
Federalist: J.D. Martinez's Second Amendment stance isn't 'controversial,' it's patriotic
Someone recently dug up an old pro-Second Amendment Instagram post by Boston Red Sox star J.D. Martinez, in which the potential Triple Crown winner posted a picture of Adolf Hitler featuring the quote, “To conquer a nation, first disarm it’s [sic] citizens.” Martinez captioned the post, “This is why I always stay strapped! #thetruth.”
ABC: Kent State says planned Second Amendment rally violates university policy
According to Kent State, the university told Kaitlin Bennett that she must "cease and desist" from advertising her planned rally on campus because she has not registered the event or received the approvals required by university policy.
Armed school security officer removed from school for his pro-gun stance
“With the stroke of a pen, from the ivory tower with the gold top, you’ve decided to create me to be a felon,” Cinque said during a 2013 town hall. “Since we’re going down the course of China, why don’t we pass a law from the ivory tower up there where you can only have one child. Do I have to choose which of my two (children) I have to kill, since I can only have one child now?”
NBC: Gabby Giffords group spending $1 million to criticize Virginia Republican congresswoman on guns
Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona Democratic congresswoman who retired after she was shot at a constituent event, is out with a new ad campaign that accuses Virginia Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock of having "failed" to prevent gun violence.
Liberty Park Press: Ground Zero: Washington Rights Activists Energized, Organizing
In the five days after the Washington State Supreme Court overturned a Thurston County Superior Court ruling on Initiative 1639 to restore the measure to the November ballot, Evergreen State gun owners have been a busy bunch, organizing opposition to the billionaire-backed gun control scheme.
Reuters: Baghdad gun shops thrive after Iraqi rethink on arms control
The latest initiative came into force this summer and allows citizens to own and carry handguns, semi-automatic rifles and other assault weapons after obtaining official authorization and an identity card that also details the individual’s weapons.
The Washington Times: Shock study: U.S. had far fewer mass shootings than previously reported
A shock 2016 study argued that the U.S. accounted for nearly one-third of all mass shootings, sparking global headlines about the dangers of an American gun culture.