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Gun shop owners in West Palm Beach, Fla., say the city’s State of Local Emergency is forcing them to turn away customers. West Palm declared the emergency last Sunday amid George Floyd protests. A State of Local Emergency prohibits the sale of firearms and alcohol. Stores cannot intentionally display ammunition or guns. During a State of Local Emergency, it
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The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Jun 08, 2020 (IssueWire via COMTEX) — Fairfax, Jun 8, 2020 (Issuewire.com) – Founded to advance rifle marksmanship, the leading gun rights organization in the United States, NRA is proud and delighted to announce to the general public the introduction of its
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On June 4, the Florida Supreme Court declared [https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/content/download/637052/7237090/file/sc19-1266.pdf] an effort to ban commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms through a ballot measure invalid, describing the proposal as “misleading” and a violation of state law. Anti-gun group Ban Assault Weapons Now (BAWN), a project of several gun control groups including the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and David Hogg’s March For Our Lives,
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Today is Monday, June 8, the 160th day of 2020. There are 206 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 8, 1967, during the six-day Middle East war, 34 American servicemen were killed when Israel attacked the USS Liberty, a Navy intelligence-gathering ship in the Mediterranean Sea. (Israel later said the
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Frank Smyth is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of “The NRA: The Unauthorized History.” Never is the Second Amendment more important than during public unrest,” a National Rifle Association video claimed in March. Rhetoric about owning, wielding and using guns has grown especially heated in recent weeks. In response to protests against police
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A freshman Kansas congressman who has toed the conservative line and steadfastly defended President Donald Trump… TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A freshman Kansas congressman who has toed the conservative line and steadfastly defended President Donald Trump nevertheless is battling accusations that he’s an impostor in a tough Republican primary race. Rep.
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Kansas Treasurer Jake LaTurner, who is challenging Rep. Steve Watkins for the Republican nomination in the state’s 2nd congressional district, visited Pittsburg Thursday and spoke with the Morning Sun about the latest developments in his campaign, as well as political issues that have been on many people’s minds recently, from the impact
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The court said the ballot summary is misleading to voters. Saying its ballot summary is misleading to voters, the Florida Supreme Court has rejected a constitutional amendment banning assault weapons from the November 2022 statewide ballot. “This misleading language violates” Florida law that requires clear and unambiguous language, the court said in its 9-page advisory
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This week the Assembly Appropriations Committee passed anti-gun bills, AB 2362 and AB 2847, making them eligible for votes on the Assembly floor. Please use the TAKE ACTION button below to contact your Assembly Member and urge him/her to OPPOSE AB 2362 and AB 2847.  AB 2362, sponsored by Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi (D-66), authorizes the Department of
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Supreme Court is blocking an assault weapons ban from going to voters in 2022, saying in a Thursday ruling that the ballot summary is deceptive because it doesn’t clearly state that a grandfathering clause applies to the owner, not the gun itself. A group called Ban Assault Weapons Now sponsored
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Image: Screengrab Popular Information broke the news Thursday that Facebook had allowed a Republican Congressional candidate to run an ad suggesting that looters should be shot. In the video, former Georgia Congressman Paul Broun, who is currently running to represent Georgia’s 9th Congressional District, fires off his “liberty machine”—an AR15—over the caption “Looting hoards from
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Fairfax, Va. – All fifteen NRA-endorsed state Senate and House candidates won their primaries in Indiana on Tuesday and will be up for election in November. “It’s encouraging to see that, when given the option, American voters continue to support lawmakers who promise to protect their right to keep and bear arms,” said NRA’s Indiana state
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COVID-19 hasn’t curtailed the California Legislature’s never-ending quest for gun control. The same cannot be said for efforts to maintain good governance in the Golden State. Through restrictions on access to the state capitol and disorganized attempts at remote hearings, Californians have had their opportunity to be heard during the legislative process diminished by the
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Democratic congressional candidate Amy Kennedy has been named the 2020 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction from Everytown for Gun Safety, giving her significant recognition from one of the nation’s top gun safety advocacy organizations. “As a mother of five and a former teacher who dealt with the tragic reality of having to talk
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EPD will maintain increased presence in local business districts overnight on Monday, according to a news release. Since Sunday evening, Evanston Police Department has responded to three reports of burglary. Twelve suspects are in custody after two attempted burglaries at Best Buy, located at 2301 Howard St. None of the suspects are Evanston residents, according
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