Gun Control Archive

CT – Gun Control – Gun Control Database Misses the Forest for the Trees

NSSF BLOG.COM May 26, 2017 – A recent piece in Newsweek sounds the alarm on firearm fatalities, while failing to note they are at historic lows, to tout a new database of gun control policies and the lessons it offers for states. Examining laws in a vacuum is a useless exercise. The term “database” itself lends a scientific-sounding gravitas to a list of laws in each state, while ignoring the fact…

Keep concealed guns out of California

LOS ANGELES TIMES May 25, 2017 – Californians have a lot on the line in the next congressional debate about America’s gun laws. Two bills stacked with legislative sponsors — HB 38 in the House, SB 446 in the Senate — would override our state’s longstanding rules governing who is allowed to carry a concealed, loaded firearm in public. These bills, both called the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, would dictate that if a…

Int’l – Gun Control – More than a million restricted, prohibited guns in Canada

CBC.CA  May 25, 2017 – A year and a half after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government came to office promising to tighten Canada’s gun laws, there are now more than a million restricted and prohibited firearms across the country. The number of restricted firearms in Canada rose 5.5 per cent last year, reaching its highest point in more than a decade, according to the annual report from the RCMP’s…

Int’l – Gun Control – Gun control advocates slam changes to NSW firearm laws (VIDEO)

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD.COM.AU May 24, 2017 – Changes to firearms laws proposed by the NSW government have been savaged by opponents who claim they represent a step backwards for gun control in Australia. But Police Minister Troy Grant argued the changes have the support of NSW Police and are “justified, balanced, improve community safety and enhance our robust firearms regime in NSW.” 

CA – Gun Control – California lawmakers aim to strengthen gun ban in schools

WASHINGTON TIMES May 22, 2017 –  California lawmakers have passed a bill to revoke superintendents’ ability to let people carry guns in a school zone. The Legislature initially let superintendents give people permission to carry guns on campus to ensure domestic violence survivors could protect themselves, Assemblyman Kevin McCarty said. But the Sacramento Democrat says the provision has been “exploited” by school districts to allow cafeteria aids, teachers and…

NY – Gun Control – Gun Background Check System Faces Big Challenges

THE CRIME REPORT.ORG May 22, 2017 – Since it launched in 1998, the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), has completed almost 262 million checks. The system screens buyers in all gun purchases and transfers at federally licensed stores as well as applicants for concealed-carry permits. In several key ways, it is not doing the job its creators intended. FBI examiners must rely on cities, states, and…

VA – Gun Control – Bloomberg’s Everytown Creates “Authors Council” to Push Anti-Gun Propaganda

NRA-ILA.ORG May 19, 2017 – As if the country’s media weren’t already sufficiently co-opted by anti-gun advocates, this week, Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety announced an effort to pervert an additional facet of American entertainment. The billionaire bank-rolled interest group has developed the Everytown Authors Council. According to Bloomberg’s astroturf campaign, “The Council is designed to harness the power of the literary community to amplify the gun safety movement.” [

Fl – Gun Control – No questions asked: 5 one-way flights with a gun – just like airport shooter Esteban Santiago (VIDEO)

SUN SENTINEL.COM  May 19, 2017 – It started with a normal exchange at a common check-in counter before a typical flight at Fort Lauderdale’s airport: “I have an unloaded firearm in a locked case to declare,” I said. The ticket agent matter-of-factly asked for identification and typed on her computer. “To Chicago,” she said. And so began a trip to five cities on five airlines using five one-way tickets….

CA – Gun Control – California DOJ Working on 60 Pages of ‘Assault Weapon’ Regulatory Changes Behind Closed Doors

BREITBART.COM May 19, 2017 – California’s Department of Justice (DOJ) is working on 60 pages of regulatory changes for “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazines behind closed doors. The California DOJ was forced to turn over documentation related to the changes because of public records request that the Firearms Policy Coalition and the California Rifle and Pistol Association made.   ”20May17

TX – Gun Control – Dallas Sheriff Joins Gabby Giffords’ Gun Control Group, Comes Out Against Concealed Carry

BREITBART.COM May 18, 2017 – Lupe Valdez the sheriff of Dallas County, Texas, is a member of Gabby Giffords’ gun control group, and a solidly against concealed carry for law-abiding citizens on a national basis. Like Giffords, Michael Bloomberg, and Bloomberg-funded gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety, Valdez is calling for Congress to refuse to pass legislation that would make the concealed carry permit of one state valid in…

CA – Gun Control – California Grudgingly Lifts Curtain on Proposed Assault Weapons Regulations

FIREARMS POLICY COALITION May 18, 2017 – SACRAMENTO, CA) — In response to numerous legal demands, including one sent today by attorney Jason Davis, the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) has provided Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) with a copy of previously-secret Department of Justice (DOJ) “assault weapons” regulations. FPC has published the regulations at BulletButtonBan.com, a Web site it established in 2016 for tracking the new California assault…

CA – Gun Control – Shooting down myths of ‘gun-free zones’ in schools

ORANGE COUNTY (CA) REGISTER.COM May 18, 2017 – Two years ago, California passed a restriction concerning concealed carry on school campuses. Now, permit holders can only carry a handgun with school administration approval. Out of the 977 school districts in California, only five decided to allow concealed carry on their campuses. But the state Assembly is about to vote on a bill that would prohibit carrying in even these…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Gun Control Group Swells CCW Crime Stats by Counting Open Cases as Convictions

BREITBART.COM May 16, 2017 – The Violence Policy Center (VPC) claims a high number of homicides committed by concealed carry weapon (CCW) permit holders, but Crime Prevention Research Center’s John Lott says this conclusion is the result of counting open cases as convictions. In other words, where there are “pending cases” involving a death and a permit holder, the VPC is assuming the permit holder has committed a crime. But…

CA – Gun Control – Are California gun laws more restrictive than other states?

DAILY BREEZE May 16, 2017 – Is it true that California’s laws on gun control are a lot more stringent than elsewhere in the country?  Yes, California has some of the most restrictive laws on gun control in the United States. For example, to be able to sell, deliver, transfer or loan any firearm here, we have the requirement of a five-year Firearm Safety Certificate, which calls for a…

Int’l – Gun Control – New Study Shows How Gun Control Has Not Slowed Violence in Mexico

AMERICA’S 1ST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) May 16, 2017 – Mexico’s gun controls are strict and, when enumerated, read like a wish list for U.S. Senate Democrats. Think about it: For a Mexican citizen to legally acquire a gun, he or she must obtain a license, a process which requires them to pass a background check. That background check looks at criminal history, mental history, physical health and any past drug…

VA – Gun Control – Another Helping Of Maloney Baloney

AMERICA’S 1ST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) May 15, 2017 – We’ve told you before about U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., one of the most anti-gun members of Congress. Her years-long assault on American gun owners and the Second Amendment is a shameful one, indeed. Now Maloney has introduced an outlandish measure in the U.S. Congress—H.R. 2380—requiring that within five years, all newly manufactured handguns sold in the country include technology enabling only…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Gun-A-Week raffle to fight Bloomberg

WASHINGTON EXAMINER May 12, 2017 – A gun advocacy group is raising money with a gun-a-week raffle to fight gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg’s new $25 million campaign to bar people from crossing state lines with their weapons. A gun advocacy group is raising money with a gun-a-week raffle to fight gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg’s new $25 million campaign to bar people from crossing state lines with their…

GA – Gun Control – The New Bigotry from Old Civil Rights Icons- Congressman John Lewis and the failed fantasy of gun-control

SLOW FACTS.WORDPRESS.COM May 12, 2017 – Bigotry works for politicians.  Blaming the innocent worked after the civil war. Democrat Congressman John Lewis said we need him so we can be safe.  Lewis said that honest gun owners are not welcome in Atlanta.  “I must say to the NRA that you are not welcome here in the 5th district, you are not welcome here in Atlanta.”  That would have come…

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