Firearms

The National Rifle Association is set to lobby Congress against gun-control plans, despite being in the middle of a bankruptcy trial. After another spate of mass shootings in America, Democrats are again attempting to tighten gun-control measures including universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons.  On Wednesday, the NRA announced a $2million campaign
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Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The nation’s top gun rights advocacy group is pushing back on President Biden’s efforts to rein in gun rights following a series of mass shootings, pledging to spend millions on “fighting and educating lawmakers” in Washington. The National Rifle Association said it will spend $2 million on TV and
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Reprinted with permission from Press Run America’s deadly scroll of mass murders doesn’t have a pause button: •April 15: Eight dead in Indianapolis. •April 13: Six dead in Allen, Texas. •April 7: Six dead in Rock Hill, South Carolina. •March 31: Four dead in Orange, California. •March 28: Five dead in Essex, Maryland. •March 22:
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Here’s what you need to know: Refugees displaced by a government offensive at a tent camp in February in Afrin, Syria.Credit…Ivor Prickett for The New York Times After a backlash from Democrats and human rights activists, the White House abruptly reversed course on Friday on the number of refugees it will allow into the United
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Current defensive uses are more telling and reveal that assault weapons are hardly used for self-defensive purposes. The 1995 study claimed that about 2 million self-defense tactics were used, but current studies show that the number of guns used in self-defense was close to zero. The current studies were based on hospital records and included
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More often than anyone might think, ample grounds exist for wondering why anyone would want to be president of the United States. Yes, there’s the glory of being elected to occupy the country’s most powerful office, hearing “Hail to the Chief,” receiving military salutes, and being called “Mr. President.” One presides over elegant state dinners.
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WASHINGTON — In the first two months of President Joe Biden’s administration, many of the nation’s most powerful gun violence prevention groups were dismayed with the leadership of the man they thought was going to be their strongest champion. While they were receiving private meetings, they felt American gun deaths were placed on the back-burner by
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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced executive actions to curb gun violence, and he pledged to push for change to the country’s firearms laws — his first substantive response to a pair of mass shootings last month that left 18 people dead. “Gun violence in this country is an epidemic, and it’s an
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Mr. Chipman, an adviser to the gun control organization founded by former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, is a former agent with the A.T.F. Ms. Giffords left Congress after she was shot in the head in a mass shooting in 2011 in Tucson, Ariz. While Mr. Chipman’s selection came as welcome news to gun control groups, he
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CLOSE President Joe Biden announced executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence. USA TODAY WASHINGTON –  President Joe Biden unveiled his first major steps to address gun violence on Thursday, directing his administration to tighten restrictions on so-called ghost guns, or untraceable weapons that can be constructed from parts purchased online.   The president also announced his nomination of David Chipman
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“The process Mr. LaPierre ­followed to file this bankruptcy case is itself a master class in bad faith and dishonest conduct,” Monica Connell, an assistant New York attorney general, said in court Monday, contending that ­NRA chief executive Wayne La­Pierre concealed the bankruptcy plan from the NRA board and its general counsel until after it
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The usual “thoughts and prayers” were mouthed or tweeted by state and national politicians. Ted “Cancun” Cruz stated that with the mass murders, the U.S. Senate was treating the incidents as “theater.” In short, after some initial sound and fury, not much will be done. While the residents of Orange, California, and Boulder will call
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