THE FEDERALIST.COM April 23, 2019 – When politicians pass laws to please their bases, we often forget the costs inherent in these acts. “In every age it has been the tyrant who has wrapped himself in the cloak of patriotism, or religion, or both,” Eugene V. Debs, prominent labor activist, remarked in a 1918 speech. Debs invoked the…
Capitalizing on the political success of the so-called sanctuary city movement that shields illegal aliens from federal immigration enforcement authorities, gun-rights activists are using the “sanctuary” concept to defend Americans’ constitutionally guaranteed private gun ownership rights.
While federal courts have upheld the Trump administration’s ban on bump stocks, gun rights advocates are vowing to press forward in a separate legal battle to try to force the government to at least compensate them for their surrendered or destroyed property.
CHICAGO TRIBUNE.COM April 17.2019 – It was no accident Effingham County’s resolution to
protect the rights of gun owners stole an important word from the very people
the resolution was intended to provoke, supporters of the country’s sanctuary
Effingham County State’s Attorney Bryan Kibler last month
told a raucous crowd the origin story behind the “Second Amendment sanctuary
county” movement, which began in Effingham and now includes…
SB 367, sponsored by Senator Eric Burlison (R-20), is an act that would create the “Second Amendment Preservation Act” and lists various declarations of the Missouri General Assembly regarding the United States Constitution and the scope of the federal government’s authority.
This year there were bills introduced to ban private transfers of firearms, require registration of shotguns and other hunting guns, outlaw the loaning of a shotgun to a hunting buddy, add antique muskets to modern firearm laws, stop private building of firearms, add more guns to the assault weapons ban and mandate how you store guns in your home.
When Brussels called on the Swiss government to amend its gun laws to make them compatible with EU restrictions tightened following the 2015 Paris attacks, Swiss lawmakers approved reforms that the EU has deemed sufficient.
Florida may have become the unlikely launchpad for modern gun-safety activism in the wake of one of the country’s worst school shootings, but the Sunshine State is quickly returning to its Gunshine State roots.
Dueling rallies Wednesday highlighted proposed legislation that would require individuals to obtain a permit before purchasing a firearm, prohibit dozens of guns deemed “assault weapons” and forbid magazines that can hold more than 15 rounds.
Over the last few weeks, a contentious debate has taken place in Idaho over whether or not 18 to 20-year-olds should be allowed to carry concealed. In the Gem State, Constitutional Carry is legal, meaning anyone over 21 is legally allowed to carry a firearm, both open and concealed, without a permit.
After the National Rifle Association urged legislators to oppose the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act that the House approved last week, Amy Klobuchar said the organization had shown its true colors.
Sometimes called the “Gunshine State,” Florida had a total of 1,971,997 currently valid concealed weapon permits as of March 31, according to the latest figures from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.