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Gun Rights Groups Applaud Enactment of California Bill That De-Criminalizes Political Speech Following First Amendment Lawsuit Victory
Firearms Policy Coalition announced today that California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 884, a measure that followed FPC’s successful federal First Amendment free speech lawsuit FPCSADC, et al. v. Attorney General Kamala Harris.
We're Only 75 Days From Seeing These Anti-Gun Bills Again
Whether it was the bill that would have BANNED all semi-auto rifles like the M1 carbine and Mini-14, the bill that would have mandated video surveillance in ALL areas of a gun store and forced most, if not all, out of business with outrageous insurance requirements, or the bill where your neighbor could’ve turned you in as a “violent” gun owner and had the police raid your home, we made sure that we took the fight to them.
Stop these Anti-Gun Measures from Passing in New Jersey
Thanks to our friends at New Jersey Second Amendment Society, we have been given the scoop that the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee is going to take up three anti-gun bills tomorrow.
IJR: On Cue, Harry Reid Exploits NYC Bombing to Push Gun Control
Anyone who pays attention in the aftermath of mass shootings knows that Democrats exploit the tragedies to push for additional gun control legislation. Now, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is using the NYC bombing as an excuse. He went even further.
Congress is Attacking Gun Rights Again
The bills, S. 3332 and H.R. 5544, would delay or even prohibit you from buying a gun if you were “under investigation” by the federal government for terrorism in the last 10 years (S. 3332) or ever (H.R. 5544).
CBS News: Where Donald Trump Stands on Gun Control
“The Second Amendment is on the ballot in November,” Trump said shortly after the NRA gave its backing to the GOP nominee. “The only way to save our Second Amendment is to vote for a person that you all know named Donald Trump. Okay? I will tell you. I will never let you down.”
Green Party Presidential Candidate Believes Americans Should be Persuaded to Turn in Guns
I think we need to begin to move in that direction, and I do believe as a society that we need to disarm because we are now an armed garrison state, and everyone is in the crossfire right now...
Sac Bee: Frustrated with Sacramento Leaders, Armed Citizen Patrols Respond to Robberies of Asians
“There’s no difference between night and day,” he said of the requests for assistance. “We need to take security into our own hands. If not, who will protect us?”
NBC News: House Democrats Renew Push for Gun Control Votes
“Time and time again we ask for compassion, time and time again we ask for action, time and time again we ask for leadership. Our people are sick and tired of a do nothing congress,” Rep. John Lewis , D-Georgia, said on the floor pleading with Republican leaders to take a vote. “These bills should be passed. Bring them to the floor, let us have a vote.”
Modesto Bee: Hundreds Rally in Modesto in Support of Gun Rights
The event included several speakers, among them Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, FPC spokesman Craig DeLuz and Kevin Fox of Power Talk 1360 radio.
Statesman Journal: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Nets $250k Donation from Michael Bloomberg
The campaign of Gov. Kate Brown has accepted a $250,000 contribution from New York business magnate, philanthropist and former politician Michael Bloomberg. It brings her total raised since taking office to more than $3.6 million.
Newsmax: GOP Senators Protest State Dept. Attempt at Backdoor Gun Control
One such example is new guidelines from the DDTC that would make some gunsmiths register as firearms “manufacturers” on the grounds that they do work such as changing the sights on a pistol. This means that they would have to pay a fee of $2,250.
Chicago Tribune: A ‘War on Guns’ won’t Stop Chicago’s Violence
Voices from various public officials have recently suggested that the solution is to increase the penalty for gun possession. They suggest that a “war on guns” needs to be launched, with longer prison terms providing victory. They are sadly mistaken.
KIRO: Washington AG Proposes Ban on AR-15s, High-Capacity Magazines
The “West Coast Wall” of Gun Control continues to be built. This time, Washington State is proposing a ban on standard capicity magazines and AR-15s…
CNN: House GOP Leader Vows Punishment Coming for Democrats over Gun Sit-In
“There are numerous rules that were broken. That’s not the way a democracy works and I think you will see appropriate measure taken in the very near future,” McCarthy told reporters in the Capitol, adding, “Are you going to let the House stand with that behavior going forward? I think it would create real damage to the reputation of the House in the long term.”
Fox News: Sale of Firearms that Use Bullet Buttons Surge Ahead of New California Gun Law
“The whole anti-gun movement, taking guns from citizens, literally has everyone and their grandmother buying firearms before they can’t get them anymore because they want to be able to be protected,” Lapinski said.
Daily Caller: The Rise Of 80 Percent Firearms
I predict that these builds will only become more popular as technology advances: Tools will become even more affordable and available for the hobbyist, information even easier to share, and precision parts even easier to manufacture.
Bill Passes that could Make California Concealed Carry Permits Unaffordable
“AB 450 is McCarty’s most recent attempt to jump on the ‘gut-and-amend everything into a gun bill’ bandwagon,” Craig J. DeLuz, director of communications with the Firearms Policy Coalition, told Guns. com.
Gun Rights Groups Launch Investigation into Public University and Sports Team Firearm Policies
Following news media reports that University of Missouri head football coach Barry Odom enforces a total ban on gun ownership against all of his team’s student-athletes, civil rights organizations Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) have launched a joint investigation into the firearm policies of numerous public universities and their sports teams.
KCRA: UC Davis Begins Nation’s 1st Gun Violence Research Center
“We are not against research at all, but research has to be objective,” DeLuz said. “Treating firearms or firearm violence like a disease is completely wrong because it removes the component of human behavior.”
We Knew this Would Happen
Now, UC President and former Obama administration crony Janet Napolitano has announced that the newly-funded California Firearm Violence Research Center will be housed at the UC Davis Sacramento Campus under the direction of Dr. Garen Wintemute.
Reuters: Venezuela Crushes 2,000 Guns in Public, Plans Registry of Bullets
“We are going to bring disarmament and peace,” Reverol told reporters, while police officers drilled and sawed at rusty shotguns, home made pistols and some newer weapons.
Sheriff: The Second Amendment Protects You from Me
"The purpose of the Second Amendment was, and still is, for Americans to be able to protect ourselves from inappropriate and extreme overreach by our own government, in a word, tyranny."
Washington Times: Opponents Keeping Faith that ‘Independent’ Mainers will Reject Bloomberg Gun Control Push
“Mainers are an independent people, and they don’t like outsiders coming in and dictating how we should do things,” he said.