Month: February 2023

In a previous opinion, I argued that Republicans and their NRA sponsors should spend less time worshiping the Second Amendment and more time understanding it. Here, I hope to further that understanding: the “slippery slope” that gun advocates morbidly fear, as a reason not to consider even the smallest gun reforms, is inherent in the
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On March 1st, at 9:30AM, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear Senate Bill 1230, to attempt to ignore the U.S. Supreme Court’s Bruen ruling from last year that affirmed the right-to-carry. Please consider submitting testimony AGAINST SB 1230 through the Hawaii Legislative website. For help creating an account and submitting testimony, click here. Senate Bill 1230 massively expands “gun-free
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Although David Hogg lives in a state that finds itself dominated by Republicans in 2023, the 22-year-old Floridian has become one of the United States’ best-known gun control activists. Hogg is a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre that occurred in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day 2018, and he has often used
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Every Monday and Thursday, the Times Union editorial board meets to talk about issues we may want to weigh in on. On my list Jan. 9 was the shooting the previous Friday of an elementary school teacher by a 6-year-old student. Six. Years. Old. Generally, if an editorial board member is going to bring up
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Feb 26, 2023,07:00pm EST Innovation, Regulations And Safety“,”scope”:{“topStory”:{“index”:1,”title”:”Innovation, Regulations And Safety”,”image”:”https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/imageserve/63fbe99c40f811195c147639/290×0.jpg”,”isHappeningNowArticle”:false,”date”:{“monthDayYear”:”Feb 26, 2023″,”hourMinute”:”07:00″,”amPm”:”pm”,”isEDT”:false,”unformattedDate”:1677456036000},”uri”:”https://www.forbes.com/sites/greglicholai/2023/02/26/innovation-regulations-and-safety/”}},”id”:”2jo42005oe6o00″},{“textContent”:” Feb 26, 2023,04:12pm EST Extensively Drug-Resistant Shigellosis Has Risen This Much Since 2015, CDC Warns“,”scope”:{“topStory”:{“index”:2,”title”:”Extensively Drug-Resistant Shigellosis Has Risen This Much Since 2015, CDC Warns”,”image”:”https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/imageserve/63fbbdb0501b0ccef8147637/290×0.jpg”,”isHappeningNowArticle”:false,”date”:{“monthDayYear”:”Feb 26, 2023″,”hourMinute”:”04:12″,”amPm”:”pm”,”isEDT”:false,”unformattedDate”:1677445957225},”uri”:”https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2023/02/26/extensively-drug-resistant-shigellosis-has-risen-this-much-since-2015-cdc-warns/”}},”id”:”b4cgp6hagb6o00″},{“textContent”:” Feb 26, 2023,10:09am EST Clean Air Can Boost Children’s Lung Capacity“,”scope”:{“topStory”:{“index”:3,”title”:”Clean Air Can Boost Children’s
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After the hundreds of mass shootings at schools in the United States over the past two-plus decades — 366 since 1999 —  there is, gun violence researchers said, a familiar political playbook that follows: Democratic lawmakers push for gun reform; Republicans largely do not. Instead, GOP legislators focus on increasing access to mental health care.
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In November, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wanted to make his victory celebration at the Tampa Convention Center safer by banning firearms. Since DeSantis is an advocate for the right to bear arms in almost any venue, he asked the city of Tampa to take responsibility for the ban, which convention center staff declined to do.
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Reader Opinion letterTribune graphic Recently, I attended a Minnesota House Safety Committee meeting at our Minnesota State Capitol and provided a 90-second testimonial on gun storage in conjunction with the National Rifle Association of America. I have been an NRA member for over 40 years. There were four bills being proposed that the committee reviewed.
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by: Stacker Posted: Feb 25, 2023 / 06:30 AM EST Updated: Feb 25, 2023 / 07:52 AM EST Gun sales and ownership have been hotly debated topics in the U.S. for decades, with many interested parties vying to be heard. The 1994 federal assault weapons ban was vigorously lobbied against by the National Rifle Association and other
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You are here: Home / BM / President Joe Biden and Gun Control: Mass Shootings Shall Continue. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) A clearly perturbed and perplexed President Biden for the endless time demanded that Congress take action to toughen gun controls. Biden made the demand after yet another round of
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The New Mexico House of Representatives could vote as early as Monday on HB 100 by Rep. Andrea Romero (D-Santa Fe), legislation imposing a mandatory 14-day waiting period on all firearm purchases. Contrary to the author’s claims, this legislation will not “enhance” the existing FBI background check process in any way; it will only delay your ability to exercise your Second Amendment right to defend yourself,
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As you may have read, gun control advocates successfully pressured activist banks on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to create a unique merchant category code (MCC) for licensed firearms dealers. Now they are pushing lawmakers to require credit card companies to use these MCCs to gather data on and track lawful firearms purchases.  Since the federal government is prohibited by law from creating
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On Tuesday, February 28th, the Assembly Committee on Public Safety will hear Assembly Bills 92 and 301, to ban body armor, and Assembly Bill 97, to impose excessive penalties for violating California’s law regarding firearm markings. Please contact committee members and urge them to OPPOSE AB 92, AB 301, and AB 97.  Assembly Bill 92 and Assembly Bill
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Today, starting at 3:30PM, the House Finance Committee will hear House Bill 984, to attempt to ignore the U.S. Supreme Court’s Bruen ruling from last year that affirmed the right-to-carry. Please consider submitting testimony AGAINST HB 984 through the Hawaii Legislative website. For help creating an account and submitting testimony, click here. House Bill 984 greatly restricts the right-to-carry
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Shots fired Another shooting in Florida makes national headlines — renewing calls for solutions to gun violence. On Wednesday, a shooter allegedly shot five people, leaving at least three dead. Among those killed was Spectrum News political reporter Dylan Lyons, Pine Hills resident Nathacha Augustin and 9-year-old T’yonna Major. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has
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Last week, House Study Bill 173 was introduced in the House Committee on Public Safety, Chaired by Representative Phil Thompson, to improve self-defense rights in Iowa. Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT HSB 173. House Study Bill 173 ensures that law-abiding citizens are not deprived of their right-to-carry for their whole day
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Colorado lawmakers are wasting little time going after lawful gun owners and gun industry members in 2023. Please contact your legislators now and ask them to OPPOSE ALL anti-gun measures that would place further burdens on law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen! The gun control package: SB23-170 expands Colorado’s “red flag” gun confiscation scheme by allowing additional “qualified”
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