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AS SOON AS GUNSHOTS TORE THROUGH A WAFFLE HOUSE, JAMES SHAW JR. BOLTED AND HID IN A RESTROOM. BUT HE KEPT AN EYE AND AN EAR OUT FOR THE GUNMAN. AND THE MOMENT THE SHOOTER PAUSED, SHAW DECIDED TO AMBUSH HIM. SHAW SAW THE GUNMAN LOOKING AT HIS RIFLE TO RELOAD. THAT’S WHEN HE GRABBED THE SHOOTER’S RIFLE POSSIBLY SAVING COUNTLESS LIVES EARLY YESTERDAY.STUDENTS ON THE STREETS PROTESTING SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND BULLYING ISSUES AND PROPOSING THE BANNING OF GUNS NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT SOLVING THESE PROBLEMS GOES BOTH WAYS AND THE SITUATION DID NOT HAPPEN OVERNIGHT, SAYS WRITER WHO ADDS THAT STUDENTS AND PARENTS ‘NEED TO TAKE A HARD LOOK AT THEMSELVES’ BEFORE BANNING GUNS.OUTDOOR SPORTS COMPANY YETI HAS BECOME THE LATEST BUSINESS TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NRA), PART OF A WAVE OF COMPANIES ENDING BUSINESS DEALS WITH THE PRO-GUN GROUP FOLLOWING THE PARKLAND, FLA., SCHOOL SHOOTING. THE NRA REPORTEDLY SENT AN EMAIL TO ITS MEMBERS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BLASTING THE COMPANY FOR NOT BEING “SPORTSMANLIKE.”AS PART OF THEIR NON-STOP EFFORT AT IMPOSING STRICT GUN CONTROL UPON THE AMERICAN POPULATION, ANTI-GUN ADVOCATES HAVE LAUNCHED A POLITICAL PRESSURE CAMPAIGN AGAINST CORPORATIONS IN ADDITION TO THEIR TYPICAL LEGISLATIVE TRACK TOWARD UNDERMINING THE SECOND AMENDMENT. THAT EFFORT HAS SUCCEEDED IN COMPELLING A NUMBER OF COMPANIES TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND EVEN LED TO TWO MAJOR BANKS ANNOUNCING SIGNIFICANT LENDING POLICY CHANGES TOWARD THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY.IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG FOR FAMED-STUDENT EMMA GONZALEZ, FROM MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL, TO USE SUNDAY’S MASSACRE AT A TENNESSEE WAFFLE HOUSE TO BLAST THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND GUNS WHILE ADVOCATING FOR MORE GUN CONTROL. BUT HER STATEMENT DIDN’T HOLD UP TO FACTS — AND SHE WAS CALLED OUT FOR IT.

Gun Control Archive

Nat’l – Gun Control – Parkland student calls for confiscation of all semi-auto guns — then she gets hit with fact check

THE BLAZE.COM  April 22, 2018 – It didn’t take long for famed-student Emma Gonzalez, from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, to use Sunday’s massacre at a Tennessee Waffle House to blast the National Rifle Association and guns while advocating for more gun control. But her statement didn’t hold up to facts — and she was called out for it. “He was white and he used an AR-15. The @NRA…

CO – Gun Control – Gun control advocates urge Boulder not to push assault-weapons ban to November election

DAILY CAMERA.COM April 18, 2018 – Dawn Reinfeld said that a November ballot measure would invite controversy and demonstrations to Boulder from now through the fall. “Putting it off will only turn Boulder into ground zero for the gun rights lobby,” she said. “If you don’t pass this now, you’ll be sending a message to the NRA and the Rocky Mountain Gun Owners that intimidation works.” 

At gun violence town hall, Springfield teens, parents, political leaders demand meeting with S&W (VIDEO)

At gun violence town hall, Springfield teens, parents, political leaders demand meeting with Smith & Wesson (VIDEO)
MASS LIVE.COM April 18, 2018 – Marlo Brown, a legislative aide to State Rep. Bud Williams, D-Springfield, said that while a conversation with Smith & Wesson is a fair request, the guns being used to kill people are not legal weapons. “We all know where these weapons are coming from. I can take…

IL – Gun Control – Rahm Emanuel Wants to Withhold City Contracts to Punish Banks that Won’t Restrict Gun Businesses

BREITBART.COM  April 17, 2018 – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) wants to use city contracts to punish banks that will not restrict and/or regulate clients involved in the firearms industry. The ordinance would require financial institutions to file affidavits “verifying that their customers ban the sale of bump stocks and high-capacity magazines. 

DC – Gun Control – Gun control fading as a top priority for Americans: Poll

WASHINGTON EXAMINER  April 17, 2018 – A new Gallup poll released Tuesday revealed fewer Americans see guns as the most important problem facing the U.S. than from a month ago when the number of Americans seeing guns as the country’s top issue was at a record high. Six percent of Americans mentioned gun control as the most important problem facing the country in Gallup’s latest poll on the issue.  

Delaware politicians debate gun control at heated roundtable (VIDEO)

DELAWARE ONLINE.COM April 17, 2018 –  Politicians on both sides of Delaware’s divisive gun-control debate attempted to lay out their arguments Monday during a panel discussion at Middletown High School that repeatedly had to be halted due to jeering from the audience. The roughly 700 people who attended the two-hour “Community Conversation on Gun Violence” got in almost as many words as the two Democrats and two Republicans on stage…

Int’l – Gun Control – Gun-Free London Suffers From Knife Crime Epidemic

LIBERTY NATION.COM April 17, 2018 – As the U.S.  gun control debate heats up, Americans may do well to look across the Atlantic at the U.K., where violent criminals are living proof that you don’t need a firearm to hurt others. Gun possession is highly regulated in Britain, making them difficult to obtain by all but the most hardened criminals. Far from ensuring a peaceful utopia, however, thugs have…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Wells Fargo Stems the Tide: Not a Bank’s Job to Set U.S. Gun Policy

BREITBART.COM April 15, 2018 – Wells Fargo stemmed the tide of the push for new financial restrictions on gun makers and sellers by stressing that it is not a bank’s job to set U.S. gun policy. Wells Fargo believes firearm policy is a debate for Congress instead. On March 9, 2018, Breitbart News reported that Visa refused to cut ties with semi-automatic rifle makers. In a statement conveying sentiment similar to…

Nat’l – Gun Control – They’re Coming For Them: One-Third Of Democrats Want To Repeal Second Amendment

TOWNHALL.COM April 13, 2018 – In a new Quinnipiac poll, one-third of Democrats support the (second) amendment’s repeal. On top of this, 82 percent of Democrats want a ban on semi-automatic firearms. That’s a gun ban. This is laid out quite clearly in the new bill House Democrats have put forward after the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which bans the sale, production, transfer, or importation of rifles and handguns that…

Nat’l – Gun Control – AT ISSUE:  Parkland Students Are Asking Advertising’s Brightest Minds to Help Grow the Gun Control Movement

AD WEEK.COM  April 11, 2018 – Survivors of the shooting that left 17 people dead in Parkland, Fla., on Valentine’s Day attended the 4A’s Accelerate conference in Miami with one goal in mind: keep the movement growing. “Keeping it in the media. Keeping it on TV. We don’t want to lose this momentum,” Parkland student Julia Cordover said about what she wants out of the advertising industry. 

DC – Gun Control – Gun owners question how Trump can enforce ban of half million bump stocks

DALLAS MORNING NEWS April 10, 2018 – Months before President Donald Trump announced that he would ban bump stocks in the wake of the deadly Las Vegas mass shooting, Doug Alexander spent $300 on the accessory to show off at the gun range. Although Alexander purchased the device legally more than a year ago, he’s now among tens of thousands of bump stock owners whose expensive accessories face an…

MI – Gun Control – Here’s what you need to know before the Michigan Supreme Court reviews gun control in schools (AUDIO)

MICHIGAN RADIO.ORG  April 9, 2018 – With attention to gun control legislation at the forefront of the national conscience, the Michigan Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday over whether schools can trump state law to enact their own firearm restrictions. Both Ann Arbor Public Schools and Clio Area School District are facing lawsuits by gun rights groups after banning weapons on school grounds in 2015 and 1996, respectively.  [full…

MA – Gun Control – Gun-rights group weighs weapons ban appeal

LOWELL SUN  April 9, 2018 – A plaintiff in the case challenging the state’s 1998 assault weapon ban plans to decide “pretty shortly” if they will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that upheld the law. Jim Wallace, executive director of the Gun Owners Action League, said his organization and the other plaintiffs in the suit against Attorney General Maura Healey have 30 days after the ruling, which was filed…

Nat’l – Gun Control – Wells Fargo Resists Union Threats Aimed at Getting It to Drop Gun Manufacturer Clients

REASON.COM April 8, 2018 – The American Federation of Teachers is demanding that Wells Fargo drop its relationship with gun manufacturers (and with the NRA). To its credit, Wells Fargo isn’t budging. As the response from the CEO said (alongside the usual, and understandable, we-hear-you-and-we-want-you-to-be-our-friends business-speak). As I have publicly stated, I do not believe that the American public wants banks to decide which legal products consumers can and cannot buy. 

MA – Gun Control – Federal Judge Upholds Massachusetts’s Assault-Weapons Ban (VIDEO)

BLOOMBERG.COM April 6, 2018 – Massachusetts’ beefed-up ban on assault weapons doesn’t violate the Second Amendment of the Constitution, a U.S. judge ruled, handing a victory to gun-control advocates seeking to pass such a law nationwide following a spate of deadly mass shootings. “The AR-15 and its analogs, along with large capacity magazines, are simply not weapons within the original meaning of the individual constitutional rights to ‘bear arms,’”…

Nat’l – Gun Control – David Hogg, Left-Wing Operatives Organize Gun Control Activism at Lawmakers’ Town Halls

BREITBART.COM April 5, 2018 – David Hogg and other activists from the #NeverAgain movement are helping to lead the Town Hall for Our Lives project, a series of forums across the country seeking to get lawmakers to push for stronger gun-control measures. The town halls are being assembled by professional progressive activists, with primary participation from Indivisible, a radical organization that describes itself as a “progressive grassroots network of local groups”…

IL – Gun Control – Illinois town bans assault weapons, will fine those who keep them

USA TODAY  April 5, 2018 – The town of Deerfield, Ill., has moved to ban assault weapons, including the AR-15 used in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, claiming the measure will make the town more safe from mass shootings.  Violating the ordinance could result in a fine of at least $250 and up to $1,000 for each day the violation occurs. 

Int’l – Gun Control – New system to allow rifle, shotgun sales breaks Liberal registry promise: gun lobby

IPOLITICS.CA (Canada)  April 5, 2018 – A small but key step in buying a rifle or shotgun under the new Liberal gun control bill will lead to the creation of a new long gun registry, says the National Firearms Association. The bill’s requirement for gun vendors to confirm valid firearm licences by obtaining an innocuous-sounding “reference number” from the RCMP is the first step to a registry that the…

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BREAKING :
AS SOON AS GUNSHOTS TORE THROUGH A WAFFLE HOUSE, JAMES SHAW JR. BOLTED AND HID IN A RESTROOM. BUT HE KEPT AN EYE AND AN EAR OUT FOR THE GUNMAN. AND THE MOMENT THE SHOOTER PAUSED, SHAW DECIDED TO AMBUSH HIM. SHAW SAW THE GUNMAN LOOKING AT HIS RIFLE TO RELOAD. THAT’S WHEN HE GRABBED THE SHOOTER’S RIFLE POSSIBLY SAVING COUNTLESS LIVES EARLY YESTERDAY.STUDENTS ON THE STREETS PROTESTING SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND BULLYING ISSUES AND PROPOSING THE BANNING OF GUNS NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT SOLVING THESE PROBLEMS GOES BOTH WAYS AND THE SITUATION DID NOT HAPPEN OVERNIGHT, SAYS WRITER WHO ADDS THAT STUDENTS AND PARENTS ‘NEED TO TAKE A HARD LOOK AT THEMSELVES’ BEFORE BANNING GUNS.OUTDOOR SPORTS COMPANY YETI HAS BECOME THE LATEST BUSINESS TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NRA), PART OF A WAVE OF COMPANIES ENDING BUSINESS DEALS WITH THE PRO-GUN GROUP FOLLOWING THE PARKLAND, FLA., SCHOOL SHOOTING. THE NRA REPORTEDLY SENT AN EMAIL TO ITS MEMBERS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BLASTING THE COMPANY FOR NOT BEING “SPORTSMANLIKE.”AS PART OF THEIR NON-STOP EFFORT AT IMPOSING STRICT GUN CONTROL UPON THE AMERICAN POPULATION, ANTI-GUN ADVOCATES HAVE LAUNCHED A POLITICAL PRESSURE CAMPAIGN AGAINST CORPORATIONS IN ADDITION TO THEIR TYPICAL LEGISLATIVE TRACK TOWARD UNDERMINING THE SECOND AMENDMENT. THAT EFFORT HAS SUCCEEDED IN COMPELLING A NUMBER OF COMPANIES TO CUT TIES WITH THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND EVEN LED TO TWO MAJOR BANKS ANNOUNCING SIGNIFICANT LENDING POLICY CHANGES TOWARD THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY.IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG FOR FAMED-STUDENT EMMA GONZALEZ, FROM MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL, TO USE SUNDAY’S MASSACRE AT A TENNESSEE WAFFLE HOUSE TO BLAST THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION AND GUNS WHILE ADVOCATING FOR MORE GUN CONTROL. BUT HER STATEMENT DIDN’T HOLD UP TO FACTS — AND SHE WAS CALLED OUT FOR IT.