Second Amendment

States takes aim at Supreme Court gun ruling After the U.S. Supreme Court allowed more people to carry concealed weapons, California and other states are moving to limit where firearms may be carried and who can have them. (July 13)(AP video by Haven Daley) AP Oregon voters on Nov. 8 will choose from among three
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President Joe Biden screamed, “I am determined to ban assault weapons in this country!” during a Tuesday speech in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Biden segued to “assault weapons” by talking about passing Sen. John Cornyn’s (R-TX) gun control package this summer. He built toward a crescendo as he claimed “the vast majority” of Republican members of Congress
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New York lawmakers believe they have found a way to reduce firearm trafficking and mass shootings. Approximately 50 legislators penned a letter to Mastercard and American Express, requesting that the companies flag purchases made at gun stores. Democratic state Senator Zellnor Myrie shared the letter with Gothamist and spoke about leading the effort. Myrie explained
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Washington —  U.S. President Joe Biden heads to the city of Wilkes-Barre in the swing state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday to push his “Safer America” crime prevention plan and defend his record on gun safety. The White House said Biden will call out Republicans for opposing his proposal to restore a ban on assault-style weapons,
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OPINION: Florida’s Rep. Charlie Crist is a piece of work. A career politician, he has been on the ballot as often as possible since 1986.  He’s won and lost nominations and general elections for the Florida state senate, attorney general and governor plus the U.S. Senate, and Congress. An election year without Mr. Crist on
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A federal court in Fort Worth struck down a Texas ban that limited adults under 21 years old from carrying handguns. District Court Judge Mark Pittman ruled on Thursday that the ban is unconstitutional. Pittman said the restriction is inconsistent with the Second Amendment and U.S. history. According to our partners
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Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. In the wake of the Uvalde school shooting, the Republican congressman who represents the city, Tony Gonzales, welcomed Democratic President Joe Biden to the community. They visited Robb Elementary together, attended mass at a local
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The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund has endorsed five Rhode Island House candidates in its 2022 report card for the upcoming elections and dished out “F” grades to General Assembly leaders after they passed an ban on high capacity magazines this year. The new NRA grades include an “F” for formerly “A” rated Senate president Dominick Ruggerio, a
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Markwayne Mullin has defeated T.W. Shannon in the Republican primary runoff election on Tuesday for Sen. Jim Inhofe’s seat in the U.S. Senate, according to unofficial results from the Oklahoma State Election Board.  Mullin received 65.06 percent of votes with 311 of 1984 precincts reporting, with Shannon attracting 34.94 percent, according to unofficial online results
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MARY REICHARD, CO-HOST: The reality of the streets in this country comes into contact with the legal theory of the Second Amendment every single day. MONTAGE: MR: Gun violence makes the national news everyday in this country. Rising crime creates fear, and that leads to law abiding citizens looking for ways to protect themselves. Take for
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Even after the Buffalo and Uvalde mass shootings, 70% of Republicans said it is more important to protect gun rights than to control gun violence, while 92% of Democrats and 54% of independents expressed the opposite view. Just weeks after those mass shootings, Republicans and gun rights advocates hailed the Supreme Court ruling that invalidated
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