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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 DOJ “Emergency” Magazine Ban Regulations Withdrawn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:
TAKE ACTION: OPPOSE California DOJ’s “emergency” magazine ban regulations (deadline: 12/28)
Then last Friday, the Department of Justice informed us that "Comments for the subject regulations are due by 5:00 PM on December 28, 2016." Importantly, in order for a public comment on this matter to be recognized, it must be submitted to both the Department of Justice and the Office of Administrative Law.
BBC: Why US Liberals Are Now Buying Guns Too
“I really didn’t expect to be thinking about purchasing a gun. It was something that my father did and I rolled my eyes at him.”
Legal News: Non-Violent Felons Might Be Able to Get Gun Rights Back, Rules Federal Judge
Yesterday, in an order denying a motion to dismiss by Attorney General of the United States Loretta Lynch, Southern District of Illinois District Court Judge John Phil Gilbert ruled that plaintiff Larry Hatfield – “a convicted felon having pleaded guilty to, and was convicted of, one count of making false statements with regard to benefit claims under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act” – can proceed in a case challenging (as applied to Hatfield) 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)’s lifetime ban on the possession of firearms and ammunition.
BREAKING: Gov. Kasich Signs Ohio Campus Carry Bill
Earlier today, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed SB 199, a bill that allows concealed carry of a firearm on college campuses and daycares, amongst other things.
Who Will Replace Potential New AG Becerra in Congress?
Since Becerra’s Congressional district overlaps a number of Assembly and Senate districts, a few seats in the legislature could shift. Prominent politicians in the district include Sen. Kevin de Leon, Assemblyman Miguel Santiago, Sen. Holly Mitchell, former Assembly Speaker John A. Perez, Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.
BREAKING: Calif. DOJ Issues “High-Capacity” Magazine Ban Regulations
At 8:52 a.m this morning, we received from the California Department of Justice new “emergency” regulations on “large-capacity” (so-called “high-capacity”) firearm magazines.
"The Best Gun is the One You Have" - Primary & Secondary
After reading many discussions on social media, specifically ones centered on firearms, I have found one phrase that people drop out of context frequently. This phrase usually is in a discussion where someone is defending a poor choice and trying to make someone else feel better about their poor choice. Let’s discuss the copout of “The best gun is the one you have.”
PRO-GUN VICTORY: Petraeus dumped as SOS candidate
We are happy to report that President-Elect Trump has listened to the countless gun owners who voiced their opposition to General David Petraeus as Secretary of State and has picked Rex Tillerson.
California Gun Control Republicans Lose Seats
Gun rights, which belong to everyone, should not be a partisan issue, but many times in California it seems to be the folks on the left side of the aisle who have no problem destroying fundamental rights.
Las Vegas Sun: High-Capacity Magazine Ban a Must for Nevadans’ Safety
“I’m a very avid hunter, I was in the military myself, and there’s no need to have a high-capacity magazine for any practical reason,” Lombardo said during a recent interview with the Sun.
#WearOrange: Anti-Gun Rep. Chaka Fattah Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
Fattah was found guilty on all of the 23 charges the feds laid against him, including racketeering, money laundering, and fraud.
This Is What We’re Up Against
You may have thought that a Trump win in the November election would solve all of our problems and allow us to use a Second Amendment friendly Supreme Court to gain back the ground we have lost.
Arizona Daily Sun: Brnovich Sues Tucson Over Firearms Destruction
Claiming Tucson is violating Arizona law by requiring destruction of seized handguns, Attorney General Mark Brnovich asked the Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday to cut off the city's $170 million a year in state aid.
Guns and the Ballot: Millions of Working Class Vs. A Handful of Billionaire Elites
The passage of anti-rights initiatives in California, Washington, and Nevada illustrate that, without a doubt, the democratic process has been hijacked by billionaire left-wing constitutional terrorists.
Happy Trails, Isadore Hall!
December 5th, 2016 was swearing-in day in Sacramento for California’s legislators, but there’s one familiar face who won’t be among those taking the oath of office.
LA Times: California Lawmakers Revive Gun Control Ideas after San Bernardino Attack
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) said he will revisit some proposals that previously stalled, and an assemblyman proposed banning the sale of guns to those on a federal “no-fly” list.
Springfield News-Leader: Bill Would Let Disarmed Missourians Sue Businesses if Injured in Gun-Free Zones
Under a proposed Missouri bill, businesses that implement gun-free zones would be held liable if a shooting occurred and disarmed law-abiding gun owners were injured.
Obama Misfires on Mandated DOJ Smart Gun Report
The Department of Justice’s findings were recently released and, not surprisingly, their concerns echo what smart gun skeptics have long maintained. The specifications are listed in bureaucratese, but essentially reject any kind of “personalization” that relies on grip recognition, fingerprinting, or code input.
Meet Xavier Becerra – California’s New Anti-Gun AG
The waiting is over. We now know who California’s next Attorney General will be, and that gun owners can expect the same attacks on fundamental rights from the California Department of Justice they’ve experienced under the reign of Kamala Harris.
NPR: Sandy Hook Gun Lawsuit Heads to Connecticut Supreme Court
The anti-gunners keep trying to force manufacturers out of business with these lawsuits.
Fortune: Gun Background Checks Hit Record Number on Black Friday
Gun background checks in the U.S. hit a record number on Black Friday, the FBI said.
What David Petraeus as Secretary of State Would Mean for Gun Owners
First, it’s more than a little ironic that Trump would even consider someone convicted of mishandling classified information for the role after he hammered Hillary Clinton for (a much graver version) of the same thing.