Gun control is premised on the notion that people commit violent crimes because of the existence of firearms, and because people have access to them. Some assume that limiting both will significantly reduce violent crime. Both the premise and assumption are badly flawed.
The two major party candidates in Virginia’s race for governor sharply disagree when it comes to guns.Republican Ed Gillespie has an A rating from the National Rifle Association. He pledged to “oppose any and all attempts to weaken the Second Amendment.”
NRATV Host Cam Edwards describes a study that shows the ineffectiveness of so-called “universal” background checks
A man is facing charges in Windsor after police say he robbed a woman at gunpoint — then forced her into her car and started driving.
The Vancouver Major Crime Unit is investigating after police said a homeowner shot a suspected prowler in his backyard Wednesday morning.
After seeing two people trying to break into her home Saturday morning, a Middletown woman fired her gun into the air as the suspects ran away.
In a string of tweets late Tuesday, Sen. Chris Murphy disputed a Washington Post analysis that gave him “three Pinocchios” for his claim that stricter gun control laws reduce gun violence.
Last year, California’s Legislature and voters enacted a veritable blizzard of legislation making private gun ownership more difficult and expensive, including new restrictions on magazine capacity and ammunition sales.
California lawmakers love gun control. Gov. Jerry Brown signed no less than six different bills designed to restrict gun and ammunition sales in the Golden State last year alone, and a number of the leading candidates to replace him as governor are running on a platform of even more regulation.
In brief remarks at the beginning of Wednesday’s event, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney named two priorities for the upcoming session: funding for city schools and tighter gun restrictions.
Statistics are not like pictures that tell a thousand words. They must be analyzed. Unfortunately, they can also be tortured and made to confess to almost anything. Instead, they should be carefully cross-examined.
A public hearing on legislation to ban “bump stocks" in Massachusetts will be held Wednesday morning at the State House.
Two weeks after a man gunned down 58 people at an outdoor Las Vegas concert, the Bay Area’s largest city could pass a law requiring gun owners to lock up their firearms when they leave the house — a new gun control measure far stricter than state legislation.
Tomorrow, state Sen. Michael Moore (D-2nd Worcester) and other members of the Senate will be holding an informational hearing on bump fire stocks in order to gather public input. The state House has declined to participate. Both chambers have previously passed a budget bill with amendments to restrict bump fire stocks. The House bill has overreaching language that would potentially ban many firearm modifications commonly done by law-abiding citizens while the Senate version has less infringements and narrowly targets bump fire stocks and trigger cranks.
Today, multiple gun control bills were released by the House Rules Committee and have been referred to the House Judiciary Committee for a hearing.
Tragedies should never be politicized by our leaders. That only increases the pain and hinders the healing.
In the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting, ABC, CBS and NBC “wasted little time in exploiting the tragedy to advance their anti-gun rights agenda,” writes Geoffrey Dickens, deputy research director for the Media Research Center, who released a study on Monday reviewing the coverage.
Kingsburg Joint Union High School District teachers and administrators who have been carrying guns to class will not be allowed to do so starting Jan. 1.
San Benito man was arrested this past Monday, after the Cameron County Sherriff’s office say he attempted to break into a home on the outskirts of San Benito. Authorities arrived on the scene after reports of shots fired. According to Sherriff Omar Lucio, the shots originated from the home owners.
On Tuesday, October 17, the San Jose City Council will be discussing a proposed firearms ordinance that will require any person who possesses a firearm in their residence to store the firearm in a locked container or disabled with a trigger lock when leaving their residence.