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NAT’L – GUN RIGHTS – Only Feds can clear up this confusion

WHATEVER YOUR VIEWS ON FIREARMS, THERE’S NO DENYING THAT GUN OWNERSHIP IS A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT. ONE GALLUP POLL ESTIMATES THAT AMERICANS OWN NEARLY 400 MILLION FIREARMS, WHICH EQUATES INTO MORE GUNS THAN PEOPLE. BUT FEW RIGHTS ARE ABSOLUTE. THAT LIST ALSO INCLUDES MARIJUANA USERS, ACCORDING TO THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES.

Barrett Confirmation Leads to Scores of Pro-Gun Lawsuits for Supreme Court

WBAP.COM December 8, 2020 – The U.S. Supreme Court has received numerous lawsuits from pro-gun rights activists since Justice Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed, the Washington Free Beacon reports.

Adam Winkler, a professor at the University of California Los Angeles School of Law whose focus is in constitutional law, gun policy, and the Supreme Court, noted that “You can’t imagine…

UT – GUN RIGHTS – Understanding America: Is there a connection between faith and firearms?

Gloria is 40 years old, a mother of five and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is also a gun owner. Gloria was one of the dozens of gun owners interviewed by two University of Kansas researchers, Abbie Vegter and Margaret Kelley, for a groundbreaking new study exploring the religious connection to gun ownership. “When asked about why she owned a gun,” the…

CT – GUN RIGHTS – Newtown officials block efforts to ban gun-carrying in town

A PROPOSED BAN ON CARRYING GUNS IN NEWTOWN HAS BEEN BLOCKED BY TOWN LEGISLATORS WHO SAID THEY CANNOT PREEMPT STATE LAW. THE DECISION REACHED WEDNESDAY NIGHT BY NEWTOWN’S LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL IS A VICTORY FOR THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY TRADE ASSOCIATION, WHOSE HEADQUARTERS IN NEWTOWN HAS BEEN THE TARGET OF HOMEGROWN DEMONSTRATIONS, AND A VICTORY FOR THE SOUTHBURY-BASED CONNECTICUT CITIZENS DEFENSE LEAGUE, WHOSE MEMBERS HAVE WORN FIREARMS TO COUNTERPROTEST GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION RALLIES IN NEWTOWN.

NAT’L – GUN RIGHTS – A More Extreme Gun Rights Movement Is Emerging in the NRA’s Wake

MOTHERJONES.COM DECEMBER 2, 2020 – On a frigid Martin Luther King Jr. Day earlier this year, Philip Van Cleave brought out the big guns to Richmond.

As he stood on the steps of the Virginia State Capitol, Van Cleave—a 68-year-old balding and mustachioed software programmer—delivered a stern warning to the Democrats who had recently gained control of the state government: “We’re here today…

DC – GUN RIGHTS – Justice Barrett’s Vote Could Tilt the Supreme Court on Gun Rights

JUSTICE AMY CONEY BARRETT IS JUST STARTING TO MAKE HER MARK AT THE SUPREME COURT. ON WEDNESDAY, HER VOTE FLIPPED THE COURT’S APPROACH TO RESTRICTIONS ON ATTENDANCE AT RELIGIOUS SERVICES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. WHILE JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG WAS ALIVE, THE COURT HAD ALLOWED SUCH LIMITS, IN CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA, BY 5 TO 4 VOTES. AFTER JUSTICE BARRETT SUCCEEDED HER, SHE JOINED THE COURT’S FOUR MOST CONSERVATIVE JUSTICES TO STRIKE DOWN RESTRICTIONS IN NEW YORK. THOSE SAME FOUR JUSTICES ARE NOW ON HIGH ALERT FOR A PROMISING CASE IN WHICH TO EXPAND SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS.

DC – GUN RIGHTS – Bid to hold another massive pro-gun rally in Virginia thwarted when gun-control advocates got permits first

MSN.COM November 25, 2020 – “Games are being played to silence us,” Philip Van Cleave of the Virginia Citizens Defense League told his members in an email Tuesday.

When he called the state Department of General Services to arrange a Jan.?18 permit for a rally on Capitol Square, Van Cleave said he was told the only time slots available were…

NY – GUN RIGHTS/LE – What Gun Rights Defenders and Police Protesters Have in Common

THE CRIME REPORT.ORG November 24, 2020 – Protesters calling for stricter measures against police violence should be on the same side of the barricades as Second Amendment opponents of stricter gun controls, argues a Virginia law professor.

Since both fear the government’s ”monopoly of force” and are skeptical of authorities’ ability to protect citizens during times of unrest, they have…

DC – GUN RIGHTS – Controversial gun advocate hired by Justice Department last month

LAST MONTH, JOHN LOTT, 62, LEFT A NONPROFIT GROUP HE FOUNDED SEVEN YEARS AGO TO TAKE A JOB AS A SENIOR ADVISER FOR RESEARCH AND STATISTICS AT THE OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS—A DOJ DIVISION THAT DOLES OUT $5 BILLION IN GRANTS EACH YEAR. LOTT, WHO HOLDS A DOCTORATE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES, IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS 1998 BOOK, “MORE GUNS, LESS CRIME,” AND FOR A SLEW OF REPORTS, ARTICLES AND OP-EDS ADVOCATING FOR LIFTING GUN CONTROL LAWS. LOTT CONFIRMED HIS MOVE TO DOJ BUT DECLINED TO COMMENT FURTHER.

TX – GUN RIGHTS – Study: Race And Gender Impact Views On Whether Someone Should Own A Gun

NEW RESEARCH FROM RICE UNIVERSITY FOUND THAT RACE AND GENDER PLAY A ROLE IN WHETHER WHITE PEOPLE THINK SOMEONE HAS A RIGHT TO OWN A GUN. RESEARCHERS ASKED WHITE REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS ABOUT WHO HAS THE RIGHT TO OWN A FIREARM. WHITE REPUBLICANS WERE MORE LIKELY TO BE SUPPORTIVE OF GUN OWNERSHIP OVERALL — EXCEPT IF THE PERSON WITH A GUN IS A BLACK MAN. RICE RESEARCHER MATTHEW HAYES SAID HE WASN’T SURPRISED BY THE FINDING, POINTING TO THE HISTORY OF GUN CONTROL LAWS IN THE UNITED STATES. “THE EARLIEST MODERN GUN CONTROL LAWS WERE PASSED BY REPUBLICANS IN CALIFORNIA IN RESPONSE TO THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY’S OPEN CARRY OF FIREARMS,” HAYES SAID.

NAT’L. – GUN RIGHTS – Support For Tougher U.S. Gun Laws Is Slipping

FITSNEWS.COM November 17, 2020 – A majority of Americans say they want stricter gun laws, however the percentage of those expressing this view has dipped precipitously over the last three years, according to new polling from Gallup.

“In the absence of a high-profile mass shooting in the U.S. in 2020 and amid the coronavirus pandemic, civil unrest related to racial…

NAT’L – GUN RIGHTS – Support for stricter gun laws falls to lowest point since 2016; backing for handgun ban falls to near record low

WITH ALL THE CIVIL UNREST THAT PLAGUED THE COUNTRY OVER THE LAST YEAR, SUPPORT FOR INSTITUTING STRICTER GUN LAWS HAS DROPPED, WHILE SUPPORT FOR MAKING GUN LAWS LESS STRICT HAS SEEN A BUMP. AND SUPPORT FOR A BAN ON HANDGUNS HAS FALLEN TO NEARLY RECORD-LOW LEVELS. AS AMERICANS WATCHED NEIGHBORHOODS BURN, BUSINESS SUFFER LOOTING, PROTESTERS DEMAND THAT WE "DEFUND THE POLICE," AND FELLOW CITIZENS HIT WITH VIOLENCE FROM RIOTERS AND OTHER CRIMINALS, THEY MADE THEIR WAY TO GUN STORES, HOPING TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF SECURITY FOR THEMSELVES AND THEIR FAMILIES.

DC – GUN RIGHTS – Justice Alito Warns: Gun Rights are at Risk During Pandemic Restrictions

LAST WEEK, U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE SAMUEL ALITO TOLD A GROUP OF ATTORNEYS THAT INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS WERE AT INCREASED RISK OF GOVERNMENT ENCROACHMENT—INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS. IN THE WAKE OF AN APPARENT WHITE HOUSE VICTORY FOR GUN GRABBERS, AND JOE BIDEN PROMISING EXECUTIVE ACTION ON GUNS, MANY GUN OWNERS ARE LEFT WONDERING HOW FAR JOE BIDEN AND HIS PROMISED GUN-CONTROL CZAR, BETO “HELL YES WE’RE GOING TO TAKE YOUR AR-15” O’ROURKE WILL GO—AND HOW MUCH OPPOSITION WILL COME FROM THE U.S. SUPREME COURT.

OR – GUN RIGHTS – Two Oregon counties passed measures to prevent enforcement of firearm regulations

On the November ballot, several Oregon counties saw measures to prevent enforcement of firearm regulations. Columbia and Umatilla counties passed the Second Amendment sanctuary ordinances, or “SASOs,” while Coos and Clatsop counties rejected them. These ordinances are intended to prevent county officials from enforcing most state, federal and local firearm regulations, like background checks, firearm registration or tracking and laws regarding open or concealed carry, among others. The ordinances…

NAT’L – GUN RIGHTS – Americans Own an Estimated 434 Million Firearms

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reported Monday there are an estimated 434 million firearms in private possession in the United States of America. NSSF Firearm Production Figures show approximately six million firearms were manufactured in the U.S. in 2019, they included 3.6 million pistols and revolvers, two million rifles, and 480,000 shotguns. Another 3.3 million firearms were imported into the U.S. during 2019. Those imports “included 2.3 million pistols and revolvers, 301,000 rifles and 678,000 shotguns.” The NSSF…

Support for Stricter U.S. Gun Laws at Lowest Level Since 2016

 GALLUP.COM November 16, 2020 – In the absence of a high-profile mass shooting in the U.S. in 2020 and amid the coronavirus pandemic, civil unrest related to racial justice issues and the contentious presidential election campaign, Americans are less likely than they have been since 2016 to call for increased gun control.

The latest majority (57%) in the U.S. who…

VA – GUN RIGHTS – Militias challenge gun laws in Virginia: “It’s about shooting tyrants in the face” (2-Part Featured VIDEO)

CBSNEWS.COM November 12, 2020 – In a cold winter morning last February, a woman named Samantha assembled her AR-15 semi-automatic rifle in the parking area next to Timbrook Public Library in Campbell County, Virginia. Her husband, Chad, had his AR-15 in hand and commented, “I would trust going into a gun fight right next to…

CA – GUN RIGHTS – Gun Rights Group Sues Sacramento Sheriff Over Firearm Confiscation Records

A gun rights group is suing Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, alleging his agency violated the public’s right to access gun confiscation records. The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) says the sheriff’s department denied their requests for access to records about firearm confiscations and department policies. The lawsuit claims the denial violates the California Public Records Act. The group wants to know what guns the department has confiscated, including the…

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