Gun News

Today, the California Attorney General’s office filed a petition for an en banc hearing in Duncan v. Becerra—the NRA funded case challenging California’s ban on the possession of magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. The petition was expected after the 9th Circuit court of appeals affirmed that the ban violated the Second Amendment on August
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Not satisfied with restrictive gun control measures already enacted by the New Mexico Legislature, like the ban on private firearms transfers and a red flag gun confiscation law, the Albuquerque City Council is poised to consider three additional gun control measures in September: Resolution R-20-68 urges the New Mexico Legislature to strip the firearms preemption clause
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The alt-reality show on the screen this week, a Republican National Convention without platform or ideas, mixed Dear Leader adoration with primal fear jabs aimed at the weary American voter. And it may work. But the reality outside the screen was a perfect fusion of elements central to the master con of Trumpism. The trick
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2020 watch: Biden’s Bounceless DNC Democrats hoped their convention would halt the slippage in Joe Biden’s lead in the polls over President Trump, notes Dominic Green at Spectator USA. Yet not only did they fail to see “a post-conference bounce,” support for Trump rose, “including in swing states.” While a Reuters/Ipso poll found no shifts,
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CLOSE Victoria Spartz, the Republican candidate for Indiana’s 5th Congressional District, answered some IndyStar questions, July 17, 2020. Indianapolis Star Ask Indiana’s 5th Congressional District Republican candidate Victoria Spartz why she is running for Congress and she’ll reference her childhood in Soviet-controlled Ukraine.  In one of her primary campaign ads entitled “Stop Socialism,” Spartz, who immigrated
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The sometimes fractious runoff for the Republican nomination for Congress in Oklahoma’s fifth city ended last night with a victory by state Sen. Stephanie Bice. Bice, who had the backing of the National Rifle Association and former presidential candidate Rick Santorum, defeated businesswoman Terry Neese. She now faces Democratic Rep. Kendra Horn in what is considered
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Nearly five million Americans became first-time gun owners in 2020, according to a new report. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the gun industry’s trade group, estimates that 17.1 million guns have been sold between January and August with 4.84 million Americans purchasing their first guns. The sales—especially to new owners—represent a significant shift in
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Media outlets should have focused less on gun control and more on President Trump‘s actions after the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.  according to Andrew Pollack, whose daughter died in the massacre. “I think a lot of people forget that Nikolas Cruz, the Parkland shooter, was a student with years of behavioral and emotional
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Today, the Norfolk City Council will consider banning firearms in certain public locations. Second Amendment supporters are encouraged to OPPOSE Item R-11. The meeting will be held remotely by video conference, starting at 6:00PM. Click here for information on attending the meeting remotely. For decades, Virginia’s strong preemption statute has prohibited localities from passing their
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But Tuesday’s primary runoff in Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District, which shocked political observers when Democratic Rep. Kendra Horn flipped it from red to blue in 2018, is a test of two GOP primary campaign strategies that could shape how competitive the race will be in November. Businesswoman Terry Neese finished ahead of state Sen. Stephanie
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Back in 2013-14, failed presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg was joined by other billionaires –Paul Allen, Steve Ballmer, Bill Gates, and Nick Hanauer–in pouring millions of dollars into the campaign to pass Initiative 594, a so-called “universal background check” law, in Washington State. Proponents of the initiative promised that the law was an effective and easy
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris want to ban and confiscate commonly owned firearms. If anti-gun politicians take control of the White House and Congress, will they stop at confiscation of semi-automatic rifles? For the answer, look to the source of inspiration for so many gun control dreams: Australia. If Biden and Harris follow the Aussie
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The Democratic National Convention (DNC) took place this week, and, as expected, the nomination of former vice president Joe Biden (D) as the party’s nominee to challenge president Donald Trump (R) became official. After nearly half-a-century in the federal government, and more than three decades since he first campaigned to be president, his third run
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York has a reputation for targeting conservative and Republican political figures, but a review of federal cases by The Washington Times revealed that plenty of Democratic players also feel the sting of the office’s aggressive prosecutions. The office, which handles some of the highest-profile cases,
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