In June 2000, Hillary Clinton endorsed a bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., that would have required anyone who owns a handgun to be licensed and to have their name placed in a national database. Clinton said, “I stand in support of this common-sense legislation to license everyone who wishes to purchase a gun. I also believe that every new handgun sale or transfer should be registered in a national registry, such as Chuck is proposing.”
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Last week’s stunning announcement by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy was a major blow to gun rights and the Second Amendment rights of Massachusetts’ citizens. If allowed to stand, it could spread like plague to other pro gun control states. Here is a quick synopsis of what happened and the plans and organizations looking to take legal action to right this wrong.
California is in for a busy anti-gun law-making year in 2016! More accurately, California has already had a busy year—even if many of the new laws will not go into effect until January 1, 2017. This makes the stakes for California’s gun owners some of the highest in the nation. It also foretells where the anti gunners may attack your Second Amendment rights in your state’s legislation or litigation and political fronts.
America witnessed a remarkable and telling legislative showdown last week that revolved around a very simple concept underlying American democracy. That concept is due process. Some were willing to discard it for the sake of politics and the illusion of safety. Others were not. Here is what the NRA had to say about it:
Jeh Johnson recently claimed ‘gun ownership is part of Homeland Security.’ It is statements such as this that led to the recent gun control measures that have been recently voted down in the Senate and attempted to be brought before the House of Representatives. Fortunately, pro Second Amendment groups such the the NRA and Second Amendment Foundation are actively battling to defend our rights. Here is the Second Amendment Foundation’s response to Jeh Johnson.
Your calls and emails are working, but our Second Amendment Rights are still under assault in the U.S. Congress!
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Fairfax, Va.- The executive director of the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action, Chris W. Cox, released the following statement regarding terror watchlists:
Just when you thought it was safe to go out in public, the California courts restrict your right to self-defense once again. This time, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against the right to carry concealed weapons in public.
A fifth liberal Justice could kill the individual right to bear arms. What does that mean to you? While the elections are still playing out, the Second Amendment, as we know it, is hanging in the balance. If you don’t believe me or disagree, please read on. This may be the most ominous article you’ll read from now to the election in November.
Google-search “Katie Couric, gun control, edited” and you’ll see what we’re talking about. Actually, you’ll see what most news organizations are talking about.
I received the following from the NRA today and it got me to thinking. I have never lived in a state at the time suppressors were legal, but I wish I did. Whether hunting coyotes or just a day at the range, life would just be better.
Last week, The Shooter’s Log, reported on gun control groups’ attempts to sue retailers and manufacturers. In this week’s outrage, gun control groups are upping the ante by blaming criminal activity on law-abiding firearm dealers under the guise of “responsible business practices.”
The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action, Gun Owners of America, and the Second Amendment Foundation have all come out against the nomination of U.S. Appeals Court Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court.
“Suicide prevention is not, and should never be, about gun control, but about saving lives and preventing tragedies,” Alan Gottlieb.
The President will get in front of a podium and make an impassioned speech about the need for expanded gun control laws, but what is he leaving out?
Many people are trying to understand the full impact of the President’s latest gun control measures. As a quick synopsis, here are responses from the NRA and National Shooting Sports Foundation.
America’s 1st Freedom magazine’s staff has had a chance to shoot the Armatix iP1—a so-called “smart gun” touted by some gun-control groups to be the end-all answer to gun safety. However, when shot by the magazine’s team under rigidly controlled circumstances, they found