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Obama Administration Releases Latest Executive Gun Control

It seems the closer we get to President Obama departure from the White House, the more brazen he is getting with his gun control agenda. The administration’s latest action targets small manufacturers and gunsmiths—the heart of the firearms small business community. But make no mistake; an attack on one has a ripple effect and is an attack on us all.

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New Budget Proposes Almost $1.5 Billion to Protect You from Gun Violence

President Obama wants to protect you from gun violence.

Just reading that, you know this cannot be good. In his latest budget request, Obama requested $1.1 billion for gun control and “to protect Americans from gun violence.” But the assault on our Second Amendment rights will not stop there. Adding fuel to the gun control fire, the Department of Justice (DOJ) asked for an additional 382.1 million for gun control.

NJ, VA, NY Voters Want National Gun Registry

We often run stories in The Shooter’s Log that point out what anti-gun politicians are doing in some states, and those politicians richly deserve the opprobrium Cheaper Than Dirt! commenters heap on them. But more worrisome is: What if anti-gun pols are merely doing what their constituencies want?

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Should We be Thanking President Obama for the Latest Gun Control Defeat?

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Chalk one up for the Second Amendment and pass the ammo! It’s time to celebrate. Well, that may be a bit of an overstatement, but the pro Second Amendment supporters can claim another victory.

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The Real Consequences of Gun Control: Persecuting a Hero

Washington Times columnist Emily Miller gained national attention for her “Emily Gets Her Gun” series in the Times, and in her new book, Emily Gets Her Gun: …But Obama Wants to Take Yours, she details the wrenching step-by-step process she had to work through in Washington, D.C., to finally get a gun she wanted for self protection. Four months of jumping through regulatory hoops and $435 in fees later, she was able to purchase a basic black SIG Sauer P229.

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Obama’s Assault on NFA Owners

Well, it all starts with a bunch of finger pointing and gun owners as the ultimate losers. President Obama recently saw fit to pass an Executive Action targeting National Firearms Act (NFA) trust and corporate transfers citing that it would close some gaping hole whereby hoards of individuals were illegally skirting the law and obtaining Class III weapons.

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NRA-ILA: Obama Administration to Sign U.N. Arms Trade Treaty “In the Very Near Future”

NRA-ILA reports that the Obama Administration is expected to sign the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty soon after it is opened for signature on June 3.

On April 2 the United Nations General Assembly voted 153-4 to pass the Arms Trade Treaty, with the United States voting in favor and several countries abstaining. According to a May 16 Amnesty International article, a senior US diplomat, Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Countryman, has confirmed the U.S. government will be quick to sign the new treaty. In the article, Countryman said that the United States would sign the ATT “in the very near future.”