Have better words ever been uttered? “The Senate delivered a devastating blow to President Obama’s agenda to regulate guns by defeating a bipartisan proposal to expand background checks.” The gun control push is rearing its ugly head once again and the threat of the President’s pen is looming. What are the likely ramifications?
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Will Democrats in Congress finally get their wish? Will Obama use executive action to enact universal background checks? Weigh in after reading the steps Congressmen and women took this week to ban certain groups from owning firearms….who will be next?
Hillary Clinton’s gun control plan, universal background checks, new branded ammo from Ruger, new Magpul product announcements and more—all in this week’s 2A headlines.
Despite the recent poll showing most Americans agree with our current gun laws, many anti-gun politicians are pushing their agendas forward—this week New Jersey, D.C. and Missoula, Montana gun owners take a big hit. Read this post for more gun news headlines…
As we look back 10 yeas ago today, the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban was just ending due to the Sunset Provision written into the law. What lawmakers and antigun politicians thought was an end to gun violence; in reality, the Assault Weapons Ban did nothing. Ten years after, what has happened since? What did we learn? This article walks through the major lessons learned and how ineffective AWB was—including statistics on handgun violence, mass shootings and the amount of firearms owned in America today.
Kansas City Missouri bans open carry, even for those with permits. Mayor says, “It doesn’t make sense.” Florida universities still have a right to ban firearms on campus property and gun control group in Nevada pushes for universal background check. More gun control news today, Monday August 4, 2014. In other news, there are new products announcements and fall rebates on Thompson/Center Dimension and Venture rifles.
As soon as citizens of the District Columbia are granted the right to carry a handgun outside the home, it is taken away. Judge Scullion gave Washington D.C. 90 days to enact carry laws before people are allowed to exercise the Second Amendment rights. In other news, Ruger announces its new striker-fired 9mm the LC9s and the push to strengthen background checks comes back up in the Senate.
Huge news today! A federal judged has rules that Washington D.C.’s ban on carrying of firearms is unconstitutional. Finally, citizens of the District will be able to carry handgun legally. Much of the rest of the gun news headlines today seem insignificant in comparison. However, gun owners win in Florida and the Associated Press reveals something that could lead to an overturn in Colorado’s universal background check law. Click to read more of Monday, July 28, 2014 most pressing news that impact gun owners.
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In a March 2013 poll conducted by PoliceOne.com, a majority of law-enforcement personnel said universal background checks, “assault weapons” bans, and “high capacity” magazine bans do not make police safer and will not lower violent crime. Armed citizens, on the other hand, do make a positive difference.