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NJ.com: How NJ is becoming ground zero in America's gun control debate under Phil Murphy
New Jersey already had among the toughest gun laws in the United States when Gov. Phil Murphy took office, but the new Democratic governor didn’t waste any time to crack down even further amid a contentious national debate over gun control.
Bearing Arms: Brady Campaign uses handgun deaths to justify assault weapons ban
They cite the South Carolina church killings and the attempted assassination of Gabby Giffords — both crimes committed with handguns — as reasons to ban rifles. They also cited the Washington D.C. Naval Yard spree killing. There, a lunatic used a no-frills Mossberg 500 shotgun purchased at Dick’s Sporting Goods to kill most of his victims. He also used a handgun stolen from a murdered security guard.
Delaware assault weapons ban fails in committee
Senate Bill 163 failed by one vote on June 6, 2018, and if it had gone to the full state Senate, it would have had a few exceptions, mainly for those who already possessed an assault rifle.
IJR: Illinois Democrats introduce national firearm registration and licensing bills
Two Illinois congressional Democrats want to take their state's gun laws and apply them nationwide with two bills they have introduced in the House and the Senate.
Breitbart: Jodie Foster is 'much more comfortable having robots' own guns
“I mean, I’d be much more comfortable having robots have them, but we are designed to have emotions that overflow and that are not guided by our heads,” the Hannibal star said in a recent interview with Indie Wire. “To have sentient beings that are completely and entirely guided by their emotions have the power to administer life or death using one kilowatt of energy in a nanosecond is just unfathomable with me,” Foster added.
NY Post: Intuit denies payments on gun purchases
Several gun-related businesses were suddenly — and without warning — disrupted in recent weeks when Intuit stopped processing credit card payments because sales were gun-related, The Post has learned.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Flips on Gun Control
Following the shooting in Santa Fe, it appears that Texas Governor Greg Abbott may have caved to demands for more gun control.
LA Times: Gun control supporters, be honest, your only effective tool is confiscation
The Times Editorial Board tells us it’s obvious that easy access to guns results in more suicides and homicides, and there are 36,000 firearm deaths each year nationally. If we want to reduce that number, we have to make firearms less accessible. But look at the size of the problem: In our state alone, more than one-quarter of households own firearms. That’s a lot of guns already in circulation.
KDVR: No charges yet against dancing FBI agent who allegedly fired gun after backflip in a bar
Charges have yet to be filed after video caught off-duty FBI agent Chase Bishop doing a backflip in a Denver nightclub, his gun few to the ground and the weapon accidentally fired when he went to pick it up. A man in the crowd, Tom Reddington, was shot in the leg.
News 12 NJ: Gov. Murphy to Sign 6 Gun Control Bills Passed by Legislature
The governor posted on Twitter that he plans on signing these bills into law Wednesday. “Today, New Jersey passed sweeping gun safety legislation, including measures to expand background checks, reduce magazine capacity, and keep firearms out of the wrong hands,” Murphy tweeted.
Guns.com: Democrats push to make electronic, searchable federal gun database
Introduced as S.2974 just before Memorial Day by Democrats Bill Nelson of Florida and Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the measure is billed as bringing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives into the 21st Century by digitizing the currently archived paper records of gun transfers and compiling them into a searchable database.
Liberty Park Press: Squirt-gun wielding school principal latest target of phantom propaganda
An elementary school administrator in Ohio might just have the “pal” unceremoniously omitted from “principal”, as the anti-fun and self-appointed mawkish justice league promoting victimhood, anonymously sent several complaints to a local newspaper, in response to the traditional end of the school year soak fest.
Guns.com: Bill would bring California handgun restrictions to North Carolina
The bill, HB 1060, was filed last Thursday by Orange County Democrat Verla Insko and would require the North Carolina Department of Public Safety to first develop a safe handgun roster, then ban sale or possession of any pistol not included on the list.
Guns.com: Chicago Archdiocese steps up gun control efforts
In recent weeks, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has expanded its gun program with the support of Cardinal Blase Cupich. While dedicating a new Catholic center featuring a sculpture of Jesus mourning a gunshot victim, Cupic took the opportunity to speak about gun politics.
Anti-Gun Republican to Succeed CA Democrat Senator in Recall Election
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. That’s how millions of law-abiding gun owners are sure to feel after they learn who will replace CA Senator Josh Newman (D-District 29).
Washington Free Beacon: Gun sales set record again in May
In May 2018, the FBI processed 2,002,992 queries through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). That's more than any previous May in the system's history with May 2017 holding the previous record at 1,942,677. April 2018 saw more NICS checks than any previous April. March 2018 saw more NICS checks than any previous March.
Kansas City Star: Gun-toting Kent State grad wants to arm wrestle Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg
Kaitlin Bennett, the Kent State University graduate who found Internet fame by carrying an AR-10 around campus after graduation, has challenged Parkland shooting survivor and gun control advocate David Hogg to arm wrestle.
Cuomo: Allow teachers to petition judges to seize guns
The Democrat said on Tuesday that he will introduce the idea as legislation. He acknowledged it will face criticism from Republicans. Under the measure, teachers and school administrators would have legal standing to petition a court to remove any firearms from the homes of students considered a threat to themselves or others.
Ammoland: Knowing what to ban has never been a requirement for gun-grabbers
First, gun dealers in Illinois don’t sell anything without controls mandated by the feds and the state, and “prohibited persons” are called that for a reason. Second, really? Magazines can convert a gun to full-auto? This is one of the guys responsible for crafting “commonsense gun laws”?
FPC Gets Last Laugh as CA Senator Moorlach’s Anti-Gun Bill Goes Down in Flames
“What went wrong?” That’s probably the question California State Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) keeps asking himself after his anti-gun, public disarmament bill went down in flames in the CA. Senate Appropriations Committee.
Northern Public Radio: Illinois Senate approves temporarily taking guns from owners considered dangerous
The Senate voted 43-11 today. Democratic Sen. Julie Morrison of Deerfield is the sponsor of what is meant to be a step toward preventing gun violence.
Sac Bee: Ex-Con Picked to Lead Anti-Gun Violence Program
Thirty years before Julius Thibodeaux became the leader of Sacramento's controversial new anti-gun violence program, Advance Peace, he was a shooter himself. He pulled the trigger on his first victim when he was 15 — over a $5 dispute.
Guns.com: Pro-gun Texas students write governor to protect Second Amendment rights
A group of 150 students across the Lone Star State wrote Gov. Greg Abbott to urge the Republican to keep gun rights in mind when considering action in the wake of a school shooting in the state.
News 12 NJ: Piscataway officials seek to ban gun sales in the town
A proposed ordinance would ban gun retailers from opening within a 1,000 feet of schools, parks, bars and places of worship. Cahn says that the only zones left in town would be residential or the wetlands.