Politics & 2nd Amendment

Emails showed that the senior policy advisor who took point on the directive spent a decade with an “activist environmental group” and the measure was compiled in a non-standard process without public comments. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) Lawmakers found a controversial directive banning lead ammo issued by the outgoing Obama-era U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service administrator
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President Trump delivering his speech on the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (Photo: The White House) In the wake of the Florida shooting, White House spokesmen told reporters Monday that President Trump is open to a bipartisan background check bill pending in the Senate. According to officials, Trump spoke to
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The Toomey half of 2013’s failed Manchin-Toomey background check bill is shopping for supporters to assist in another try (Photo: Sen. Toomey’s office) Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is reportedly working towards rebooting his failed bipartisan bill to expand background checks to all gun sales. The day after a high-profile school shooting in Parkland,
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The organization, formed first as Mayors Against Illegal Guns in 2007, morphed into Everytown in 2013 and has a new youth organization announced last week (Photo: Everytown) Pitched as a vehicle to give “students the opportunity to lead the charge against gun violence” Everytown has added a youth group to their umbrella. The new outlet,
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Medical personnel tend to a victim following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP) Share prices for publicly traded gun makers increased in the wake of a shooting at high school in southern Florida that left at least 17
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People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school on Feb. 14, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) A shooting at a high school in southern Florida left 17 dead and more than a dozen injured Wednesday, according to local law enforcement. Broward County Sheriff
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy stood behind his pre-election campaign promises on Tuesday at a roundtable discussion with gun control advocates and fellow Democrat, Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald. (Photo: New Jersey Governor’s office) Democrat Phil Murphy, New Jersey’s new governor, made it clear this week he is onboard with turning a number of gun
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ATF associate deputy director and chief operating officer Ronald B. Turk testifying before a Congressional oversight committee in April 2017. (Screenshot: Congress/Youtube) A gun control organization backed by former New York Mayor Micheal Bloomberg is calling for the job of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives employee who authored a paper seen as
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The state Senate Judiciary Sub-Committee last week recommended passage of a measure to recognize the Second Amendment as all the concealed carry permit a law-abiding Iowan needs. The committee gave a 2-1 thumbs up to SF 2106, proposed by Republican Sen. Rick Bertrand of Sioux City, which would make it optional to obtain an Iowa
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California’s 3rd District Court of Appeals on Thursday ruled that holders of an inexpensive federal license to collect “curio and relic” firearms are not bound by the state’s once-a-month handgun purchase limit. The ruling reversed a Sacramento Superior Court decision and held that the California Department of Justice’s interpretation of state law was flawed when
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