Second Amendment

While the rash of coronavirus cases in the White House may have upended election events and halted stymied political processes all around, it’s not slowing the push to confirm President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, with the Senate Judiciary Committee set to begin the formal confirmation hearings on Monday. And when it comes to the matter of
Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on The Internal Revenue Service is investigating longtime National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre for possible criminal tax fraud related to his personal taxes, according to people familiar with the matter. IRS: NEED TO KNOW DEVELOPMENTS Mr. LaPierre was paid $2.2 million by
A federal judge ruled this week that city officials in Los Angeles must pay the National Rifle Association a six-figure settlement after violating the gun-rights group’s First Amendment rights. According to the Washington Free Beacon, Judge Stephen Wilson blocked an ordinance late last year that would have forced companies to disclose connections with the NRA
After ammunition and body armor retailers were unsuccessfully sued by the parents of Jessica Ghawi, who was killed in a 2012 mass shooting, the companies sought to recoup their legal fees. According to the victim’s mother, her family declared bankruptcy after it was ordered to pay more than $200,000 by a judge. Now, Corky Messner, the Republican whose
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A state appeals court in Pennsylvania declared the federal law that protects gun manufacturers from certain lawsuits unconstitutional on Monday in a victory for gun-control proponents that would allow the family of a 13-year-old boy who died in a 2016 shooting accident to move forward with a lawsuit against Springfield Arms and Saloom Department Store. The
Sociologist Jennifer Carlson interviewed a bunch of police chiefs about their views on guns. I’m going to interview her about that tonight. RS Jennifer Carlson thinks we’re doing the gun debate wrong. Sponsored Prompted by wall-to-wall coverage of mass shootings, the contemporary conversation on gun violence pits “gun safety” advocates pushing middling reforms against gun
Name: Tim RyanCity of Residence: WarrenParty Affiliation: DemocratOccupation: U.S. RepresentativeEducation: Tim Ryan has a law degree from the University Of New Hampshire School Of Law (formerly the Franklin Pierce Law Center). He studied abroad as part of the Dickinson School of Law’s International Law Program. He received a BA in Political Science from Bowling Green
Since the night police burst into Breonna Taylor’s apartment, her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, has said he did not hear officers announce their presence. When he shot in their direction, he maintains, he thought it was intruders breaking in. Police have stated otherwise, insisting they announced their presence and rightfully returned fire — sending over a
STEPHENVILLE — Metal chairs scraped the floor after Shelley Luther urged her audience to scoot closer. None of the roughly three dozen voters that came to see her Tuesday night wore a mask inside The Purple Goat restaurant. But that didn’t matter. Luther, whose refusal to shutter her Dallas hair salon launched her into the
Donald Trump this morning retweeted some 16 pro-gun messages, following alarm over his remarks about handing over power if he loses November’s election. Concerns have been growing over after the President on Wednesday refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power after November’s election – adding “we’ll have to see.” Mr Trump has repeatedly
——————————————————————————————- “Either this nation shall kill racism, or racism shall kill this nation.” (S. Jonas, August, 2018) —————————————————————————————— As the Trumpublicans© bull their way to an extra Supreme Court Seat*, you are going to hear a lot about “Original Intent.” “We want to make sure that the majority of Justices on
During a September 2019 “townhall” hosted by New Hampshire ABC affiliate WMUR, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made clear that he does not believe the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms and that the U.S. Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller was incorrect. During the event, Biden was asked, “Do you
The former top National Rifle Association official who wrote a book highly critical of the NRA said Friday to Fox News that gun owners “don’t need the NRA to tell them to go out and vote” as he slammed the group for alleged corruption and scare tactics and called for a “reset” of the conversation about
EXCLUSIVE: The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund, the political action committee (PAC) associated with the gun rights organization, raised more than $1.7 million in August, beating its August 2016 total and raising more than it did in any month ahead of the presidential election that year. The $1,725,700 the organization raised in August is almost $240,000 higher
Westmoreland County Sheriff James Albert declared on Monday that he felt disenfranchised with the Democratic Party and was changing his affiliation to the Republican Party. “As a lifelong public servant and member of law enforcement, I have not left the Democratic Party, the Democratic Party has left me,” Albert, 70, said, according to Trib Live. “It
A Southwest Pennsylvania sheriff has defected to the Republican Party from the Democrats, saying he feels out of place in his former party. “It was a really difficult decision and I’ve thought long and hard about it, but I feel I stand for the ideals of the Republican Party platform more than the Democrats today,” Westmoreland County
Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden claimed on Sunday that a ban on “assault weapons” and “high-capacity” magazines would save lives. He did this via a tweet referencing the 1994 federal “assault weapons” ban: 26 years ago today, the Senate passed 10-year bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines—it was an effort I was proud to