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PRESIDENT TRUMP ISN’T MUCH OF AN OUTDOORSMAN, ASIDE FROM GOLF. BUT MAYBE MORE THAN ANY PRESIDENT SINCE TEDDY ROOSEVELT, HE UNDERSTANDS THE IMPORTANCE OF OTHERS GETTING OUTSIDE TO BOAT, HUNT, FISH, SHOOT, AND HIKE AND THEIR DEMANDS FOR ACCESS TO FEDERAL LANDS AND WATERWAYS. “HE’S BASICALLY SAID, ‘GIT-R-DONE,'”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’D SWEAR HE’S CONSIDERING A RUN FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. CUBAN’S FIRST ACT, IF HE SHOULD EVER ACQUIRE SUCH POWER AND AUTHORITY, WOULD BE TO REWORK THE 2ND AMENDMENT TO SAY EVERY CITIZEN IN THE UNITED STATES HAS THE RIGHT TO OWN A GUN, WHICH CONSIDERING THE NUMBER OF FIREARMS IN THIS COUNTRY IS ESSENTIALLY THE WAY IT IS NOW.

Gun Control Archive

TX – GUN CONTROL – Marijuana and gun laws at odds, beer-to-go and more new laws, new mayor Johnson ushers in new era in Dallas

For years, Joshua Raines has been using marijuana illegally to treat the epilepsy and PTSD he developed during his five years in the Army. He’s been eligible for a legal prescription of medical marijuana since 2015 but has resisted seeking one. If he did, the veteran and Purple Heart recipient would give up his right to purchase a gun. “Why am I going to give up one…

CA – GUN CONTROL/GUN RIGHTS – Changing the guns debate

If you follow the musings of Mark Cuban, billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks NBA team, you’d swear he’s considering a run for president of the United States. Similar to the current Oval Office occupant, Cuban is not at all reticent about sharing his opinions, on just about any subject. We won’t delve into all those opinions, just the one he expressed recently about the national debate…

MD – GUN CONTROL – Baltimore: More Gun Control, More Crime

Shootings are surging in Baltimore despite the presence of bans on “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazines, two of the Democrats’ go-to gun controls. Maryland banned “high capacity” magazines and a variety of “assault weapons” via the Firearm Safety Act of 2013. That Act also required would-be handgun buyers to submit fingerprints to the state police as a part of the registration scenario. On March 27, 2017,…

SC – GUN CONTROL – SC Attorney General defends gun silencers and bullets in 2nd Amendment showdown

S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson says there’s a slippery-slope reason he joined a U.S. Supreme Court gun silencer case out of Kansas. The three-term Republican sided with six other red states in arguing that protecting Americans’ access to silencers is fundamentally in the same vein as protecting their access to bullets. “The bottom line is, if the Second Amendment does not apply to suppressors because they are…

NAT’L – GUN CONTROL – The Lies Liberals Tell Themselves About the Second Amendment

You’ll have heard it said by many liberals and even progressives that the Second Amendment centers on arming militias in a post-colonial America. Yet, the reality behind the legal statute that enshrined gun rights in the United States Constitution is more nuanced, and far more sinister. As Roxane Dunbar-Ortiz notes in her book, “Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment,” the arming of state militias, which…

NAT’L – GUN CONTROL – Respect Patients Who Own Firearms, Gun Safety Toolkit Advises Doctors

Can doctors and gun-owners find a common language to discuss firearm safety? A toolkit prepared by The Annals of Internal Medicine, published as part of a study on how clinicians can engage with gun-owning patients to reduce firearm-related deaths or injuries, offers a roadmap for a subject that has become a sticking point in the national debate about gun control. The toolkit includes links to patient handouts on firearm risk…

CT – GUN CONTROL – Permit Laws, Not Background Checks, More Effective In Decreasing Gun Violence

Many advocates and politicians push universal background checks on gun purchases as a way to decrease gun violence. But researchers at John Hopkins say there’s a more effective solution to preventing homicide and suicide: requiring a license to purchase a handgun. Connecticut is among just nine states which, along with Washington, D.C., currently have licensing requirements for gun purchases. The bill would create a federal grant program to…

NAT’L – REAL GUN CONTROL – Watch – AWR Hawkins Destroys ‘Silencer Control’ Myth (VIDEO ONLY)

After the recent shooting in Virginia Beach, when the shooter was found to have a suppressor on one of his two guns, Breitbart News’ AWR Hawkins is back to debunk the myth that gun suppressors are “silencers.” 

WA – GUN CONTROL – How are gun owners preparing for I-1639?

Initiative 1639, the controversial new gun law, goes into effect in just a few weeks on July 1. As the date approaches, gun shop owners say they’re finding it hard to keep certain shelves stocked as gun owners continue preparing for the worst. Local firearms dealer Steve Krause says he’s been selling more semi-automatic guns, pistols and firearms than last year.

“People are obviously trying to stock up…

DC – GUN CONTROL – William Barr forms task force to keep guns from domestic abusers

Attorney General William P. Barr has formed a task force aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abuses, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. The working group is comprised of nine U.S. attorneys who will look at loopholes in existing gun laws and bolster state efforts to take guns away from individuals convicted of domestic violence. Federal law has barred convicted felons and individuals who have…

CA – GUN CONTROL – Ammo sales rise in California ahead of new gun law (VIDEO)

People in California are reportedly stockpiling ammunition ahead of a new state law that will put stricter regulations on their purchases. KTLA-TV notes that the law, called Proposition 63, goes into effect on July 1 and will require ammo buyers to go through a background check and show ID. The screening was created to keep ammunition out of the hands of felons or people with illegal firearms,…

FL – Gun Control – Florida assault weapons ban qualifies for Supreme Court review on eve of Pulse anniversary

Organizers of a citizen’s initiative to ban assault weapons announced they have collected enough signatures to trigger a Supreme Court review of their ballot proposal. Ban Assault Weapons NOW and the League of Women Voters Florida were accompanied by relatives killed in the Pulse Nightclub and the Parkland high school massacres when they submitted another 738 petitions Monday morning to the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office. …

OH – GUN CONTROL – Process of pressuring Ohio lawmakers into addressing gun loopholes begins

An effort that could bring an initiated statute before voters at the next presidential election is underway. It would give them the power to force background checks to be made on private sales of guns. The group Ohioans for Gun Safety is backing the measure announced Monday. Before it does anything, the group will need to gather 132,877 total signatures from at least half of the counties in…

VA – GUN CONTROL – Special session on guns could test Virginia Beach delegation

The day of the municipal building mass shooting, Republican Del. Barry Knight, who grew up in Virginia Beach and currently represents part of the city, was at a friend’s memorial service when the city manager contacted him to tell him six people had been killed. By the end of the shooter’s rampage, 13 would be dead, including the gunman, and four more hospitalized. “I could not believe it,”…

NAT’L – GUN CRIME – Faith Under Fire: How 3 Congregations Moved On From Mass Shootings

They came to Washington, D.C., to speak at the National Cathedral with religious leaders in the city about how to prepare their own congregations for a targeted attack and how to rebuild afterward. The event was organized by the city’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency. Allan Hausman, the vice president of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where 11 people were killed in October 2018,…

VA – GUN CONTROL – Governor Northam sets July 9th for date of special session to address gun violence in Virginia

Governor Ralph Northam late last week signed a proclamation summoning the members of the Virginia General Assembly back to Richmond on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, for a special session to address the emergency of gun violence in the Commonwealth. Governor Northam announced earlier that week that he would call legislators back and ask for “votes and laws, not thoughts and prayers” on commonsense gun safety proposals. 

CO – GUN CONTROL – Colorado sheriffs join groups opposed to gun magazine ban

About half of Colorado’s sheriffs have joined the opposition to banning gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds. The Denver Post reports the sheriffs argued in a brief to the Colorado Supreme Court Monday that civilians should also have access to larger magazines carried by police. 

NYC – GUN CONTROL – The Ad Execs Who Want to Put Graphic Warnings on Ammunition

Imagine this: You head to your local gun retailer to buy bullets for your hunting rifle, and as you pick up the ammunition box, you are confronted with the image of a bloodied young woman in a hospital bed, the survivor of a near-fatal domestic shooting. A line of text below the photo reads: “In homes where domestic violence occurs, a gun increases the risk of women…

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BREAKING :
PRESIDENT TRUMP ISN’T MUCH OF AN OUTDOORSMAN, ASIDE FROM GOLF. BUT MAYBE MORE THAN ANY PRESIDENT SINCE TEDDY ROOSEVELT, HE UNDERSTANDS THE IMPORTANCE OF OTHERS GETTING OUTSIDE TO BOAT, HUNT, FISH, SHOOT, AND HIKE AND THEIR DEMANDS FOR ACCESS TO FEDERAL LANDS AND WATERWAYS. “HE’S BASICALLY SAID, ‘GIT-R-DONE,'”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’D SWEAR HE’S CONSIDERING A RUN FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. CUBAN’S FIRST ACT, IF HE SHOULD EVER ACQUIRE SUCH POWER AND AUTHORITY, WOULD BE TO REWORK THE 2ND AMENDMENT TO SAY EVERY CITIZEN IN THE UNITED STATES HAS THE RIGHT TO OWN A GUN, WHICH CONSIDERING THE NUMBER OF FIREARMS IN THIS COUNTRY IS ESSENTIALLY THE WAY IT IS NOW.