Politics & 2nd Amendment

Rob Pincus at the Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) Rob Pincus teams up with Second Amendment Organization, joining the organization’s Board of Directors as the Executive Vice President. Pincus boasts over 20 years in the gun industry as both an advocate and educator. Pincus has worked with a host of organizations
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Judge Brett Kavanaugh nomination to replace Supreme Court Justice Antony Kennedy was reported out of committee last week and, pending a week-long limited FBI investigation into his background, will go for a vote in the full Senate soon. (Photo: Senate Judiciary Committee) The Senate Judiciary Committee voted last week to approve Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination
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State lawmakers that backed the expansion argue that sportsmen planning to hunt with semi-autos they thought qualified may now face problems. (Photo: Remington) New legislation had Delaware sportsmen expecting more options but conservation officials are adamant that semi-autos are not part of the list. This session, state lawmakers approved a number of deer hunting expansions,
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In recent years Brownells has expanded their line of in-house AR platforms to include both contemporary and “throwback” models. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) The Iowa-based firearms supplier recently made a donation to a North Dakota police department to better equip the agency’s school resource officers. Brownells donated nine AR-15 rifles to the Bismarck Police Department after
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Brown, shown speaking at the WEF’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit earlier this week, had varied opinions on some of California’s new gun bills on Wednesday. (Photo: Brown’s Press Office) California’s Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown acted on five gun control measures this week, rejecting a pair that would expand gun laws while signing others. Among some
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A federal judge this week reversed a rule change that allowed states around Yellowstone to manage the resurgent grizzly population (Photo: Wyoming Game and Fish Department) Despite mounting human interaction with a growing bear population, a federal judge sided with animal rights groups to reinstate protections for the grizzlies. U.S. Judge Dana Christensen on Monday
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Facing criminal sexual assault charges, the high-profile leader of an effort to distribute digital gun plans resigned from his Texas-based company this week. In an Austin press conference on Tuesday, Paloma Heindorff announced she was Defense Distributed‘s new director as well as CEO of Ghost Gunner, a sister company which markets a desktop CNC milling
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3D gun developer Cody Wilson was brought back to the U.S. by federal agents and was handed over to state authorities in connection to a sexual assault charge. Wilson, 30, was returned to the U.S. over the weekend from Taiwan after local immigration authorities reportedly took him into custody and expelled him from that country
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Leaders of the Second Amendment Foundation giving opening remarks on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Chicago. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) The Second Amendment Foundation kicked off the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference on Saturday in Chicago, marking the 33rd gathering for gun rights groups to discuss policy agendas. Joe Tartaro, President of the Second Amendment Foundation,
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Cody Wilson, left, was arrested in Taipei, Taiwan on Friday for charges sexual assault in Texas. (Photo: Central News Agency via Taiwan News) Taiwanese authorities arrested 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson in Taipei City on Friday, mere days after Texas authorities filed charges against him for sexual assault of a minor, Taiwan News reported. Although
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Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau, roughly the state’s version of the FBI, have begun a “preventive investigation” into Wilson’s whereabouts. (Photo: DefDist) The controversial 3D gun pioneer may be settling into a new life in non-extradition Taiwan as authorities in the U.S. are requested assistance in locating him. Wilson, 30, owner of Austin-based Defense Distributed, is
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A Wayne County Commissioner on Tuesday unveiled a plan for new limits, taxes, mental screening and background checks on the sale of ammunition. District 6 Commissioner Reggie “Reg” Davis, a radio host who entered politics after his brother was fatally shot, announced the multi-pronged proposal at a press conference held at his family’s mausoleum space.
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Incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz this week picked up the endorsement of the National Rifle Association in his fierce race against his Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke. Cruz, a Republican who has served as the junior senator from Texas since 2013, is fighting to stay in Washington and help ensure a thin GOP majority
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A gunfight between police an armed felon near Chicago saw a local concealed carry permit holder lend a hand. The incident occurred last Thursday at about 5:17 p.m. when Cicero Police Officer Luis Duarte and his partner attempted to pull over a black Mercedes driving erratically near I-55. The occupant of the Mercedes, Daniel Mageo,
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Doctors from California’s Stanford Medical Center spearheaded a national effort this week to discuss gun-related violence as a public health crisis. Healthcare providers assembled at hospitals across the country Monday for Stand Safe, an initiative co-founded by retired U.S. Air Force Col. Dean Winslow, Stanford’s Professor of Medicine, and Sarabeth Spitzer, a fourth-year medical student
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