It’s hard to get good survey data on firearms related issues for a number of reasons, which we’ll detail below, but new data indicates that gun owners are a diverse community and provides more evidence that the recent surge in gun sales was not restricted along partisan, racial, or gender lines. The latest data from
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The nation’s biggest gun control advocacy groups are looking to the Democratic National Convention to build off recent momentum sparked by New York’s lawsuit against the National Rifle Association (NRA). Anti-gun violence organizations are expecting presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenTlaib votes ‘no’ on Democratic party platform Trump breaks with CDC director on potential for
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As the California Legislature enters the final few weeks of session, it’s important that gun owners keep up the pressure in opposing anti-gun and anti-hunting legislation that is continuing to move. The remaining bills are all awaiting final decision making in the respective fiscal committees prior to the August 21st deadline. Please click the “Take Action” button below to contact
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The two shootings dominating the Democratic primary for sheriff in Broward County, Florida, couldn’t be more different. The 2018 massacre that pushed former sheriff and current challenger Scott Israel out of office left 14 students and three adults dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a top-tier school in the wealthy Fort
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Between presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s calls for firearm confiscation and the draft Democratic Party Platform, the 2020 Democratic ticket was already shaping up to be the most anti-Second Amendment in history. With Biden’s, or his team of able-minded handlers’, choice of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) for the vice presidential slot, the Biden campaign
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DES MOINES, IA – SEPTEMBER 21: Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during the Democratic Polk County Steak Fry on September 21, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Seventeen presidential candidates attended the Polk County Steak Fry. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images) As presidential democratic nominee Joe Biden picked Senator Kamala Harris as his
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Terry Spencer, Associated Press Updated 9:26 am CDT, Saturday, August 15, 2020 FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2019 file photo, former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel appears before the Senate Rules Committee concerning his dismissal by Gov. Ron DeSantis, in Tallahassee, Fla. Israel is running against Sheriff Gregory Tony in the upcoming Florida primary. less FILE-
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday threw out California’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, saying the law violates the U.S. Constitution’s protection of the right to bear firearms. “Even well-intentioned laws must pass constitutional muster,” appellate Judge Kenneth Lee wrote for the panel’s majority. California’s
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The single most helpful component of the weeks-long, emotionally-draining ordeal of passing a simple and sane gun control law by the City Council of the City of Falls Church this Monday was a surgical evaluation of it all by Council member Letty Hardi just before the unanimous vote. With precision and acumen, Hardi stuck a
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In these times of left-wing mobs filling the streets, assaulting civilians and police officers, destroying property with apparent impunity, flagrantly defying coronavirus social distancing rules, and even seceding from the Union, one of the few consolations for conservatives is the notion that gun rights appear to be safe for a generation to come. Gun sales
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California’s ban on high-capacity magazines violates the right to bear arms under the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. In a split decision, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit gave several reasons for rejecting the state’s ban. Among them, the court said that high-capacity
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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday struck down California’s ban on high-capacity magazines on the basis that its restrictions violate the Second Amendment — noting that it would criminalize half the magazines in the U.S. The state’s law bans possession of large-capacity magazines (LCMs) that hold more than 10 rounds. The court’s three-judge panel said
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Multiple Gun Control Bills Defeated this Session The Nebraska Legislature has adjourned from its 2020 Legislative Session without passing any gun control legislation.  Earlier this year, multiple gun control measures failed to garner enough support before their deadline and were prevented from advancing.  Those defeated bills include: Legislative Bill 816, sponsored by Senator John McCollister (R-20), would
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With Daniel Lippman FIRST IN PI — ROBINHOOD BUILDS A PRESENCE ON K STREET: Robinhood, the no-commission trading app that’s seen its popularity skyrocket during the pandemic, is building a presence in Washington in a big way. The company has hired four lobbying firms, according to disclosure filings: Blue Ridge Law & Policy, the Daly
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot recently blamed her city’s acute surge in gun violence on the lack of gun control laws in other states. As many commentators have pointed out, her assertions are factually incorrect to the point of absurdity. Meanwhile, several Illinois residents are suing the state over significant—and arguably illegal—delays in processing Firearm Owner Identification cards, known as
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Both candidates responded with either their past proposals, their new ideas, or both, and both reminded the IACP that they have worked together with police leaders to shape legislation to improve the nation’s police capabilities. “I have hosted law enforcement groups such as the IACP” at the White House, Trump noted. Biden pointed out he
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Montana U.S. Representative and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte appeared on the KGVO Montana Morning Show’s Newsmaker’s line this week to discuss several issues. First, Gianforte clarified his invitation to the National Rifle Association to relocate its world headquarters to Montana after being taken to court in New York State. “The Attorney General of New
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President Trump wants to call himself a “law and order” president, but in response to New York Attorney General Letitia James’ most recent action, a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association for blatantly criminal acts, he called her action a “terrible thing.”The NRA is the most influential pro-gun organization in the nation –but it’s also,
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WASHINGTON — Gun safety advocates applauded the Democratic vice presidential pick of Sen. Kamala Harris, while gun rights groups said her plans would “dismantle Second Amendment rights.” The issue of gun control is expected to be an issue in the presidential election, a topic that can galvanize base voters in both major political parties and
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During the 2019 session of the New Mexico Legislature, anti-gun Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and state lawmakers who were elected with the support of New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg rammed legislation through which criminalized the private sale of firearms, over the strong objections of law-abiding citizens and law enforcement.  Opponents warned that the measure would be intrusive, ineffective
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Herman Cain has continued tweeting posthumously through his supporters to take on Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, making good on a promise to “go on using this platform to share the information and ideas he believed in.” Cain’s editorial team, going by “The Cain Gang,” a name the late businessman came up with himself, has
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“You can’t get more liberal than Kamala Harris,” former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told “Outnumbered Overtime,” reacting to some media outlets describing presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s running mate as moderate. The mainstream media rushed to portray Harris, D-Calif., as a moderate from the moment Biden selected her as his running mate – but she campaigned for president over the past year as an
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