If there was any doubt that President Biden wants to ban the vast majority of guns in the United States, he again clarified his position last week. “The idea you need a weapon that can have the ability to fire 20, 30, 40, 50, 120 shots from that weapon — whether it’s a — whether
Utah is again lawyering up to fight federal protection of wolves, which are not currently known to inhabit the Beehive State. On Monday, state officials filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought by environmental groups that are trying to reverse a decision by the Donald Trump administration delisting the gray wolf under the
July 30, 2021 11:28 AM By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press Posted: July 30, 2021 11:28 AM Updated: July 30, 2021 2:43 PM Ross D. Franklin FILE – In this Saturday, July 24, 2021, file photo former President Donald Trump speaks on a variety of topics to supporters at a Turning Point Action gathering in Phoenix.
With Daniel Lippman CORONA PARENT COMPANY HIRES NEW CANNABIS LEAD: Constellation Brands, the company behind alcohol brands like Corona, Modelo, SVEDKA and Robert Mondavi, has hired Liz Lopez as vice president of public affairs. She most recently served as in-house counsel and senior director of economic development at YWCA USA and is a founding member
Congresswoman Nancy Mace. (Screenshot) On Thursday, Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) posted a video of herself maskless, demanding that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “come and get me” for not following re-imposed requirements to wear a mask on the House floor and decrying the guidelines as an “insane power grab.” Madam Speaker, your insane power grab is
Joe Biden’s gun-grabbing nominee to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives might have some serious problems ahead of him. David Chipman’s full confirmation vote is yet to be held and this will surely add to that delay. We have allegations that Chipman made racist comments, stunted the careers of black ATF agents,
White House press secretary Jen Psaki listens to a question during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, June 28, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) LISTEN TO HOUR 1: WATCH: We’re next Canada. What are you going to do to stop this? WAKE UP!!! pic.twitter.com/9m3WYM6KiX — OntarioDoctor (@DoctorOntario) July 26, 2021 WATCH:
The National Rifle Association (NRA) spent $22 million in legal costs over the course of the first five months of 2021, according to Bloomberg News. They will likely surpass their record legal spending of $40 million in 2020. The NRA has been fighting legal challenges from the New York attorney general over the fraud and misuse
by Jeff Gross, contributing writer Photo: National Archives In Rhode Island, recently, a couple of anti-gun bills passed, as did a bill to force the RI Attorney General to document how gun crimes are handled/prosecuted from start to finish. The pair of anti-gun bills has one bill that increases the penalties for someone who buys a
NYC mayor criticizes Supreme Court gun case New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday called the Supreme Court’s decision to hear an appeal to expand gun rights in the United States a “step in the wrong direction.” (April 26) AP A New York gun-rights case that could potentially reshape concealed-carry laws in America has pulled together
Republican leadership in the House of Representatives kicked off the efforts to undermine the hearing early on Tuesday, with a bizarre press conference that involved Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York playing the your-fault-for-wearing-a-short-skirt card against Rep. Nancy Pelosi, accusing the San Francisco Democrat of bearing “responsibility as Speaker of the House for the tragedy
The Chilly Vanilla Milley Report: We Fight Back (But Not Really) by John Kendall Hawkins “Cut the thit.” – Words scrawled on a toilet stall wall in a Georgetown jazz joint (I might even have scrawled it, I was faced) As I pointed out in a previous communique that
The Republican-held Legislature passed more than 500 bills during its biennial session earlier this year, and many will officially go into the law books on Aug. 1. North Dakota will join at least 25 other states in having a so-called “stand-your-ground” law, which expands the existing “castle” law that permits the use of deadly force
Robin Ball and her husband Steve opened the gun range on July 25, 1995. Ball has served as CEO of the company for 26 years. SPOKANE, Wash. — The CEO of Sharp Shooting Indoor Range and Gun Shop announced her retirement Tuesday afternoon and the sale of her business. According to a press release, Robin
A raucous celebration in Wisconsin for the Milwaukee Buck’s NBA championship win. A group of teenagers fooling around in a church parking lot in Utah. A crowded store in West Philadelphia. A woman escaping domestic violence with her young child in Kansas. A 15-year-old playing video games with a cousin in his bedroom in San
This is going to be an all-around tough day for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy — and to a large degree, it’s a self-inflicted predicament. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images IN MEMORIAM — @SenatorEnzi: “Former Wyoming U.S. Senator MIKE ENZI passed away peacefully today surrounded by his family. His family expresses their deep appreciation for all
New York state has opened a criminal investigation into former US president Donald Trump (pictured November 2020) A Democratic prosecutor nearing the end of his term, a loyal lieutenant of the Trump family and a lawyer determined to sink his former boss: AFP details some of the players in New York’s criminal probe into Donald
By Manu Raju, Betsy Klein and Maegan Vazquez, CNN The White House and Democratic Senate leaders are trying to salvage President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, but it’s not clear whether enough senators will get behind a nominee who has faced intense opposition from gun rights activists.
With Daniel Lippman PHARMACEUTICAL COALITION HITS PINGREE, GOLDEN IN ESCALATING E-LABELING FIGHT: A coalition of drugmakers announced a new ad buy today as the lobbying battle about an obscure FDA spending rider moves to the House floor. The Alliance to Modernize Prescribing Information, whose members include AbbVie, AmerisourceBergen, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Bristol Myers Squibb,
Tomorrow, the Joint Committee on the Judiciary will hold public hearings on both pro- and anti-gun bills. Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT H. 1570, and OPPOSE S. 942 and H. 1734. Pro-Gun Bill: House Bill 1570 legalizes civilian ownership and use of suppressors for legal purposes in Massachusetts. Firearm suppressors, also
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Like many others from rural America, firearms are a part of my daily life. I am an avid hunter, sportsman, competitive shooter, and reloader. Far beyond a hobby or even passion, firearms are a part of our national heritage. We use them to hunt, protect livestock, and provide peace of mind when law enforcement
Similar to many other urban areas of the country, St. Louis saw a dramatic increase in homicide in 2020. The Gateway to the West’s homicide rate per 100 thousand residents exploded from 64.5 in 2019 to 87.2 in 2020. The homicide rate was far and away the city’s highest in the preceding 50 years. This
For years, voters in the Evergreen State have been assured that if only they approve certain gun control ballot initiatives, they would “save lives” and reduce crime. The Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility (WAGR), the organization pushing these ballot measures, has made an industry (if the term applies to an entity funded by donations from
The objective world mistrusts most gun policy research because it’s clear the objective is to produce an anti-gun outcome rather than honest analysis. Politicians and professional activists claim the mantle of evidence but will ignore any findings that threaten their anti-gun agenda. Anti-gun politicians continue to advocate for policies that the very researchers they champion
During a July 21 CNN “presidential town hall,” Joe Biden expressed his support for a ban on commonly-owned handguns. Responding to a question about the recent increase in violent crime, the career politician stated, I’m the only guy that ever got passed legislation, when I was a senator, to make sure we eliminated assault weapons.
New laws restricting abortion, banning covid-19 mandates and limiting transgender participation in school sports are set to go into effect in Arkansas on Wednesday. This week, pandemic-inspired allowances for alcohol delivery will become permanent; country music legend Johnny Cash will have a day dedicated in his honor; and qualifying immigrants will be eligible for new
HARVEY, La., July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ammo.com‘s efforts to provide American firearm enthusiasts with the ammunition they need to train, hunt, and preserve their right to keep and bear arms are going stronger than ever. No figure better reflects this than the amount of money the American online ammunition retailer donated to pro-freedom organizations during
A few weeks ago, when I was in New York City, I heard a CNN report on 10 mass shootings across the US over a weekend. It left at least seven people dead and more than 40 injured. The weekend before, there were another 10 mass shootings that left 12 people dead, across seven states.
Supposedly nonpartisan fact-checking org Politifact ran interference for the Biden administration this week, falsely claiming that Biden did not say he wants to ban handguns during a recent town hall. What’s the background? During a Wednesday town hall event with far-left television network CNN, Biden was asked a question from a member of the audience
The nomination of David Chipman to lead the principal agency that enforces federal gun laws is stalling as Republicans and the National Rifle Association (NRA) seek a major symbolic victory on the ever contentious issue of gun rights. This week Merrick Garland, the attorney general, urged the US Senate to confirm Joe Biden’s pick to