Gun Control Archive

VA – Gun Control – Why Would A Gun-Ban Group Change Its Name?

AMERICA’S FIRST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) October 19, 2017 – What do you do when your gun-ban group becomes so persistent in pushing restrictive laws for law-abiding gun owners that more and more people begin to realize where you really stand on gun ownership? 

Nat’l – Gun Control – Celebs Urge: ‘Reject NRA’s Dangerous Agenda’, But Use Guns to Make Money

NEWSBUSTERS.COM October 18, 2017 – Hollywood, the same corrupt place that let sexual predators like Harvey Weinstein run amok for three decades, is here to tell you that the NRA is evil.

 

DC – Gun Control – Gun control is constitutional — just ask the Supreme Court

THE HILL.COM October 18, 2017 – There is no valid rationalization or excuse for not having gun control. That leaves just one reason for a congressman or senator to reject gun control — fear of the electoral power of the NRA. 

 

CO – Gun Control – Study: Colorado’s strict gun background check laws aren’t working (VIDEO)

KDVR.COM October 18, 2017 – Colorado passed strict gun background check laws about three years ago, but new research shows they aren’t working. 

 

Gabby Giffords Changes Name of Gun Control Group, Hoping to Gain Traction

BREITBART.COM October 17, 2017 – Gabby Giffords is changing the name of her gun control group in hopes of gaining traction after years of pushing unsuccessfully for restrictions on the Second Amendment. Her group, Americans for Responsible Solutions, is changing its name to Giffords.

Nat’l – Gun Control – Background check laws having little effect, gun violence researchers discover

FOX NEWS 17, 2017  OCTOBER 17, 2017 – Strict gun laws passed in two states to require background checks for every firearm sale had virtually no effect, a new study has found.   

NRA spokeswoman says she’s moving due to gun control death threats

THE HILL.COM October 16, 2017 – The spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association says death threats from “gun control advocates” have forced her to move her family from their California home. “Spent my weekend preparing to move due to repeated threats from gun control advocates,” NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch tweeted Sunday to her 642,000 followers. The tweet included a photo of bags presumably filled with her belongings piled up…

Democrats Pissed Off the NRA in 1994—And They’re Still Haunted by It.

THE DAILY BEAST.COM October 15, 2017 – Stephen Paddock, the man behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, used a cache of semi-automatic weapons equipped with tools to increase their lethality, when killing 58 concertgoers and injuring 500-plus others. But in the aftermath of that tragedy, there has been little discussion about banning assault weapons. Part of the reason is simple math. As an aide to Sen….

Gun Control Activists Don’t Really Support The Second Amendment

AMERICA’S 1ST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) October 13, 2017 – It’s common for those calling for more restrictive gun laws to make the initial statement, “I support the Second Amendment, but …” Let me tell you, it’s not true. Look at any gun ban proposed by those who mistrust law-abiding gun owners and you’ll see that it is an incremental step to more and more restrictions, with the final goal being…

NV – Gun Control – Laxalt revisits opinion on gun sales background checks

LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL October 12, 2017 – A legal opinion from Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt on a stalled private gun sale background check measure says Gov. Brian Sandoval can again ask the FBI to perform the work. But the legal analysis issued Thursday also says there are potential safety risks should Nevada change from its current status where all background checks are performed by the state. Ballot…

Nat’l – Gun Control – If ‘No One Wants to Take Our Guns,’ Stop Saying the Opposite

TOWNHALL.COM October 12, 2017 – Almost immediately after the Las Vegas shooting came the calls for “common sense” gun control. The quest almost always begins with a reassurance that “no one wants to take away your guns.” Not everyone read the memo. Nelson Shields, founder of Handgun Control, Inc., the organization that became the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, in a 1976 interview could not have been more…

Nat’l – Gun Control – TIME: Nearly Half of Republican Voters Support Stricter Gun Control Laws (VIDEO)

TIME MAGAZINE.COM October 11, 2017 – Nearly half of Republican voters in a recent survey said they have some semblance of support for stricter gun control laws in the United States, a five percent increase from the same survey conducted nearly four months ago. In the latest Morning Consult/Politico survey, 49% said they either “strongly support” or “somewhat support” stricter gun laws in the United States. A quarter said they strongly…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Is There a Meaningful Legislative Solution for Mass Shootings?

THE ATLANTIC.COM October 11, 2017 – The consensus among most researchers is that America does, indeed, have a gun-violence problem: Nearly 12,000 people have died in gun-related incidents so far in 2017. Since only an estimated 2 percent of those deaths are in mass-shooting events, though, some within the gun-research community suggest that it’s best not to craft legislation around comparatively rare occurrences. But that’s the kind of argument that makes…

Nat’l – Gun Control -Have background checks been ‘unequivocally’ shown to reduce gun violence?

POLITIFACT.COM October 11, 2017 – On the heels of the Las Vegas shooting, two military veterans-turned-congressmen waded into the debate over the country’s response to gun violence. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a former Marine, appeared with Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Va., a former Navy SEAL, on ABC’s This Week Oct. 8 to discuss issues surrounding gun control and the Second Amendment. As the conversation turned toward background checks, Taylor argued the measure…

Gun-control group sues ‘bump stock’ makers, sellers (VIDEO)

CHICAGO TRIBUNE October 10, 2017 -One of the nation’s leading gun-control groups has filed a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of “bump stocks,” the devices used by the gunman in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed the lawsuit on behalf of victims of the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas. The lawsuit claims that the leading manufacturer…

NV – Gun Control – Steve Wynn: No Guns Allowed in His Hotel and Casino, ‘Unless They’re Being Carried By Our Employees’ (VIDEO)

FOX NEWS October 8, 2017 – On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” hotel and casino mogul Steve Wynn said at Wynn Resorts they did not allow guns in his building “unless they’re being carried by our employees. If a room goes on do not disturb for more than 12 hours, we investigate. We constantly — we don’t allow guns in this building unless they’re being carried by…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Where Republicans and Democrats Are Finding Common Ground on Gun Safety (VIDEO)

MSNBC.COM October 5, 2017 – At this point, the cycle that follows each successive mass shooting has become so grim and rote and predictable that watching it unfold has become a miniature tragedy in its own right. It happened after Newtown. It happened after Virginia Tech. It happened after Pulse. And even as the country mourns, it’s happening again now. Now, some prominent Republicans are signaling, at the very least,…

NRA Open to New Rules on ‘Bump Stock’ Devices After Las Vegas Shooting (VIDEO)

BLOOMBERG.COM October 5, 2017 – The nation’s largest gun-lobbying group said devices that allow semiautomatic rifles to function like automatic firearms should be subject to new regulation after a growing number of Republican lawmakers say they’re open to such restrictions. Following a mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday, in which the gunman had weapons modified to allow rapid firing, the National Rifle Association called on the Bureau of…

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