Firearms

By Larry Keane Former Vice President Joe Biden declared election victory, even as President Donald Trump continues to challenge results in several states. Runoffs are slated for both U.S. Senate seats from Georgia, which could decide the balance of power in Washington, D.C. and whether agendas get an unquestioned green light or hit roadblocks. The Biden camp
0 Comments
By Nathalie Provost and Heidi Rathjen During the last federal election, the Liberal government promised to ban all military-style semi-automatic assault weapons, such as the AR-15. The government also pledged to buy back all legally-purchased assault weapons currently in circulation. However, as the Liberal government moved to prohibit some 1,500 existing models, it has appeared to back out of
1 Comment
Open carry, with certain exceptions, will be permitted Tuesday, a decision that some local residents find unsettling. For some residents who oppose open carry of firearms, their stance isn’t political – it’s personal. Although an unfortunate reality, there are Michigan and Monroe County residents who know what it’s like to have been a victim of
1 Comment
Throughout the two presidential debates and single vice-presidential debate the moderators did not ask a single question about gun control or the right to keep and bear arms. The dearth of coverage on Second Amendment issues at the debates follows a larger trend. Anti-gun lawmakers up and down the ballot, and even anti-gun organizations, have made the calculated
0 Comments
News In a Philly Mag exclusive, the trailblazing Democratic VP nominee opens up about tackling gun violence and homelessness, her criminal justice record, college debt, and why a vote for Biden is more than a vote against Trump. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great
0 Comments
Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden’s proposed gun control policy includes a provision that could require Americans to sell back their so-called “high-capacity magazines” to the government or be registered under the National Firearms Act of 1934 (NFA). The latter, unless there were some form of carve-out, could mandate that American gun owners pay a $200 federal tax
0 Comments
Staff Writer  |  Portsmouth Herald Four Democrats and four Republicans are competing for four seats representing the town of Exeter in the state House. Democrats Lisa Bunker, Julie D. Gilman, Gaby Grossman and Mark A. Paige will face Republicans Edward Duncan, William A. Smith, Greg Stone and Carl Wikstrom at the Nov. 3 election. The
0 Comments
Photo credit: Ethan Miller – Getty Images From Harper’s BAZAAR When she was still vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, California senator Kamala Harris proposed a series of executive actions that would have made way for stricter gun control measures. Now, as Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s running mate, where does she stand on the
0 Comments
The Internal Revenue Service is said to have launched a criminal investigation into  National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre for possible tax fraud related to his personal finances.  Filings show LaPierre, 70, who has been in charge of the NRA’s day-to-day operations since 1991, was paid $2.2 million by the non-profit group in 2018. He made a reported total
0 Comments
Trump vs Biden on 9 major policy issues – CNNPolitics By Mackenzie Happe and Kate Sullivan, CNNArtwork by Kelly Flynn and Max Pepper, CNN Updated 7:19 AM ET, Tue September 29, 2020 Covid-19 ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2020/08/31/trump-vs-biden-covid-19-policies-mh-orig.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_5’,theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection:
0 Comments
Trump vs Biden on 9 major policy issues ahead of the debates – CNNPolitics By Mackenzie Happe and Kate Sullivan, CNNArtwork by Kelly Flynn and Max Pepper, CNN Updated 2:39 PM ET, Tue September 29, 2020 Covid-19 ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2020/08/31/trump-vs-biden-covid-19-policies-mh-orig.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network:
0 Comments
MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin voters supported a Democratic candidate for the last seven presidential elections — then Donald Trump showed up. Trump narrowly won Wisconsin by 0.77% over Hillary Clinton in 2016. Democrats are now looking to take back a state they once considered part of the “blue wall.” Wisconsin, which holds 10 votes in the
0 Comments
Already an advocate of stricter gun control laws, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten of Downers Grove this week voiced support for a national buyback program in the U.S. similar to the one implemented in Australia 24 years ago. “If we passed all the greatest laws in the world, the guns are still out there,” Casten said
0 Comments
National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) indicates that ammunition sales were up 139 percent in the first six months 2020 as compared to sales during the first six months of 2019. NSSF president and CEO Joe Bartozzi spoke at the 2020 Gun Rights Policy Conference over the weekend where he delivered the news on the surge
0 Comments
With Fall 2020 upon us it is time again for gun control advocates’ quadrennial tradition – dishonestly attempting to convince voters that a brazenly anti-gun presidential ticket does not pose a threat to gun owners. This year the deception is again being backed by longtime Massachusetts anti-gun advocate and wealthy businessman John Rosenthal. Despite both
0 Comments
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released multiple statements addressing the shootings of two sheriff’s deputies in Los Angeles and one officer in North Carolina over the weekend, first condemning “violence of any kind” and then calling for gun control. Biden’s comments were released via Twitter and through his campaign on Sunday, with a shorter statement
0 Comments
Photo Credit: YouTube screenshot / Black Lives Matter American flag in flames at Portland, Oregon demonstration by Black Lives Matter protesters {Reposted from the Gatestone Institute website} At least 13 US cities “have cut funding from police department budgets or decreased officer numbers with several more in the process,” according to a recent report by Forbes. Austin, Texas,
0 Comments
Both candidates for Illinois’ 10th Congressional District seat shared stories about gun violence in their families while discussing gun control legislation Tuesday. Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider of Deerfield told a much-repeated story about how he was named in Hebrew after a great-uncle who was shot to death.                                                               
0 Comments
TOPSHOT – Former vice-president and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (L) and Senator from … [+] California and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris greet supporters outside the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention, held virtually amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, on August 20, 2020. (Photo by Olivier
0 Comments
By Larry Keane Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is rolling out the welcome mat to police frustrated with cities enacting “defund police” policies. Chief Acevedo is looking to fill 400 vacancies and he’s telling police frustrated with progressive policies to head to Houston. It’s like a swimmer at a shark-infested beach saying to come on
0 Comments
Written by John Cole, Managing Editor Sean Parnell took center stage at the Republican National Convention on Monday night and delivered a passionate plea to voters on behalf of President Donald Trump’s agenda, while accusing the Democratic Party of being “bloated with contempt for middle America.” “President Trump unleashed the economic might of this nation
0 Comments