You may have read recently about a “breaking analysis” that includes numbers derived from a “mass shooting tracker,” which purports to present to the world, real world cases in which mass shootings have occurred. One problem, this is not actual data nor does it rely upon trusted sources like the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR) to report incidents.
Gun owners across the nation breathed a sigh of relief as Donald J. Trump was sworn in Friday morning as the 45th president of the United States.
Gun owners knew that Barack Obama would not leave quietly. The only question was what else was coming.
In a December 5, 2015, front page editorial, the New York Times finally admitted what discerning readers had long understood – that the paper advocates the prohibition and confiscation of certain types of now-lawfully possessed firearms. Fittingly, the Old Grey Lady has come to rely on the work of one the few remaining gun control organizations willing to match its candor, the Violence Policy Center.
On Wednesday, January 25, the Senate Criminal Law Committee is scheduled to consider Senate Bill 50.
On Tuesday, January 24 at 10:00am, the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 350, anti-self-defense legislation containing unwarranted pitfalls for law-abiding gun owners.
Ex-NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s national gun control group Everytown continues to mislead lawmakers that these two bills simply close the non-existent “gun show loophole” and regulate online firearms sales. In fact, these measures are far more expansive.
People younger than 18 have a Second Amendment right to target practice, with adult supervision. Broad bans on the location of firing ranges are unconstitutional. On these points, all three judges of a 7th Circuit panel agree, in the newly decided Ezell II.
The researchers, from dozens of universities, met at a conference on gun violence just days after the November election. They had fully anticipated discussing a very different outcome and opportunities for policy changes during a presidency of Democrat Hillary Clinton, said Dr. Sandro Galea, dean of the Boston University School of Public Health and organizer of the Nov. 14 event.
Washington residents who want to own, buy or sell a semi-automatic assault rifle would have to obtain an annual license from a local law enforcement agency under a proposal introduced this week in the House.
Recently a constituent said she couldn’t understand why I was against universal background checks for gun transfers. It seemed like an ideal opening to demonstrate how I respond to proposed legislation.
Pass a new gun control law, watch gun sales explode until the law takes effect.That pattern has played out several times over the years in California, but never so much as in 2016, related largely to a spike in sales as buyers rushed to beat a ban on certain rifles, new figures from the state Department of Justice show.
The National Rifle Association has its sights set on two bills before the New Mexico Legislature that it believes will make transfers of private gun ownership and even temporary possession transfers impractically complicated.
Huntington City Council's Public Safety Committee opted to take no immediate action on a proposed ordinance that could potentially restrict firearms in all city-owned and -operated buildings.
A Pennsylvania gun range safety officer has proposed building a 60,620-square-foot indoor firing range in the borough, a facility he said would be unique to the state for its size and scope.
The PK380 handgun by Walther Arms Inc. has a single stack, making it smaller, lighter and easier to conceal than other models. It has the kind of characteristics that women buyers seek.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit found that Chicago had once again violated the Second Amendment, this time with its regulations for gun ranges.
Today, Senate Bill 12, legislation eliminating the requirement to obtain a permit in order to lawfully carry, passed the Senate without amendment, by a 13-10 vote. SB 12 will now go to the House of Representatives for consideration. Please begin contacting your state Representative and politely urge them to support SB 12!
Earlier this month, Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s Department of Administrative Services released a memorandum announcing a new policy prohibiting state employees from possessing a personal firearm in the workplace, even if they have a concealed handgun license. This policy strips the right to self-defense from many law-abiding state employees, board and commission members, volunteers, and other public servants working in state agencies, infringing upon their Second Amendment rights and leaving them defenseless.
An appeal filed at the court last week could change that. It asks the justices to decide the major question left open by the Heller decision: whether the Second Amendment protects the right to carry a gun outside the home. If the court decides to hear the case, the argument would take place in the fall — by which time, presumably, a Trump administration justice will have taken Justice Scalia’s place.