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ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED. 

Gun Control Archive

CA – GUN CONTROL – California’s gun seizure program hits hurdles

Authorities in California are running into staffing and budgetary issues that have contributed to a massive backlog of guns marked for confiscation. 

 

NAT’L – GUN CONTROL – Democrats Don’t Want ICE Notified When Illegal Aliens Try to Purchase Guns

As the debate over illegal immigration continues to rage, Democrats continue to prove they are proponents of open borders and lawlessness. 

PA – GUN CONTROL – Gun show dealers, participants express concern over Pa.-proposed ‘extreme risk’ law

Clintonville Fire Chief Gerry Rea, who has organized the Presidents Day weekend gun show for 13 years, shuffled between the hall’s entrance, concession stand and 84 vendor tables. 

OH – GUN CONTROL – Gun Owners Surprised by Provision in Law

The bungled handling not only specifically outlaws firearms like the Mossberg Shockwave but it also classifies firearms like the AR-15 as “dangerous ordnance.” 

NAT’L – GUN CONTROL – The Disconnect Between Banning High-Capacity Magazines And Decreasing Deaths

State politicians thought that banning certain guns and limiting the number of rounds a shooter can fire without reloading could prevent mass shootings. 

ME – GUN CONTROL – Federal gun background check legislation makes same mistake as failed Maine referendum

Unfortunately, it would also expand checks to casual loans, sales or trades between friends.  

RI – GUN CONTROL – Raimondo pushes for gun control bills, including assault weapons ban (VIDEO)

Gov. Gina Raimondo is once again pushing for a package of gun control bills, including an assault weapons ban, that have failed to pass the General Assembly in past years. 

AZ – GUN CONTROL – Democrats Are Putting Gun Control Front and Center

There was an amazing event in U.S. politics this week, and almost no one realized it. 

DC – GUN CONTROL – Pelosi threat: Democrats could declare national emergency to enact gun control (VIDEO)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said President Trump’s plan to use a national emergency declaration to unilaterally provide federal funding for a border wall would set a precedent Republicans may come to regret. 

New Gun Laws in Some States Are Being Questioned

 

GUNPROPLUS.COM | FEBRUARY 14, 2019 | By Ward Williams

Pity those gun owners who live in 11 anti-gun states. They’re hamstrung by “feel good” legislation that won’t stop “gun violence,” per se, but will allow crime to continue to threaten both the gun owners and the unarmed law abiding citizens who live there, all of whom have forever lost hope…

NAT’L – GUN CONTROL – Here’s a list of gun control laws passed since the Parkland shooting

Thursday marks the first anniversary of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and school employees were killed. Since then, a number of gun control laws have been passed across the country, mostly at the state level. The following laws are among them: 

NAT’L – GUN CONTROL – Here is every new gun law in the U.S. since the Parkland shooting

Many of the new laws already in effect added restrictions on owning a firearm. For example, 18 of these laws disqualified more people from owning guns, 11 are so-called “red flag laws.” 

NAT’L – GUN CONTROL – Gun Laws Since Parkland Have Changed Significantly — But Only In Certain States

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting horrified the nation, and several of its survivors went on to become high-profile gun control activists. As a result, gun laws have changed significantly since Parkland — but not everywhere. 

DC – GUN CONTROL – Five Republicans join Democrats for useless gun control

The Democratic-controlled House Judiciary Committee advanced a bill, H.R. 8, that would mandate background checks for all firearms’ sales — and five Republicans signed on as cosponsors. 

NAT’L – GUN CONTROL – A Year After Parkland Shooting, Gun Control Activists Still Misdiagnose the Problem

Any credible doctor will say that having the right diagnosis is important. If a patient receives the wrong diagnosis, he is almost certain to begin the wrong treatment. 

DC – GUN CONTROL – Dems’ Gun Control Narrative Is a Flop – And It’s a Win For 2A Advocates

One of the Democrats’ first major moves of the new Congress was introducing major gun control legislation. 

WA – GUN CONTROL – Suit Against I-1639 Refiled, Removes Ferguson As Defendant

Gun rights groups have changed who they are suing over I-1639 to include a police chief, a sheriff, and the Department of Licensing. 

AZ – GUN CONTROL – NSSF: Gun Control to be Key Issue in AZ Senate race

Mark Kelly, the husband of former Rep.Gabby Giffords and co-founder of the anti-gun Giffords organization, announced today he will challenge Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) in the special election next year to fill the remaining two years of the late Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) term.

Gun control will be the primary issue in the race and there will be no shortage of resources for Kelly to trumpet his anti-gun ideology. Giffords…

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BREAKING :
ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED.