Second Amendment

2020 continues to serve up examples of why Americans should not tolerate gun control schemes that require citizens to obtain government permission before exercising their Second Amendment rights. This week, the Maryland State Police experienced what they termed a “catastrophic hardware failure” that interrupted that state’s ability to process regulated firearm purchase applications. The failure
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An appellate court in Florida recently decided that a police officer who sees a firearm when approaching a citizen is not permitted to rely exclusively on the possession of the firearm as the justification for an investigatory stop and search. Bearing arms is not only a lawful activity, it is “a specifically enumerated right” protected under both
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The National Rifle Association has endorsed David Richter for Congress in New Jersey’s 3rd district, giving the former construction company executive the backing of an major advocacy organization heading into the final two weeks of the primary election. Richter faces Kate Gibbs, a labor leader and former Burlington County freeholder director, for the chance to
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up new cases for next term that gun rights groups claimed denied Second Amendment rights. The court did not accept a batch of nearly a dozen cases that gun groups had hoped the court, fortified with more conservative members, might consider. Among them were cases
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Johnson County businessman Bob Hamilton, who entered the race for the Republican nomination for US Senate somewhat later than other candidates, at the end of March, visited Pittsburg on Wednesday and spoke with the Morning Sun about why he is running. “I see the mess that we have in Washington,” Hamilton said.
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JEFFERSON CITY — One night in the Missouri Capitol building in 2016, lawmakers made what some acknowledged at the time was a mistake — a mistake that, for four years, hasn’t been fixed. Both the Senate and House voted to override then-Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 656, which allows conceal and carry without
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Republican Christopher L. Jacobs and Democrat Nate McMurray clashed in a debate Tuesday over proposed police reforms, the response to the Covid-19 pandemic and who best represents the values of New York’s 27th congressional district, where a special election will take place later this month. Jacobs, a state senator, offered strong support for President Trump’s
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On June 4, the Florida Supreme Court declared 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
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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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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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