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  • Feinstein Files New Gun Ban

    01/10/2019 11:09:12 PM PST · by willyd · 32 replies
    Xtreme Guns and Ammo ^ | 1/11/2019 | Will D
    Key provisions of the Feinstein Gun Ban: The bill bans the sale, manufacture, transfer and importation of 205 military-style assault weapons by name, but it does say existing owners may keep existing weapons. Any assault weapon that accepts a detachable ammunition magazine, has one or more military characteristics (including a pistol grip, a forward grip, a barrel shroud, a threaded barrel or a folding or telescoping stock) will be banned. Owners may keep existing weapons. Magazines and “ammunition feeding devices” that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition, which allow shooters to quickly fire many rounds without needing to reload...
  • CALIFORNIA’S ‘SLOW MOTION HANDGUN BAN’ CHALLENGED TO SUPREME COURT

    01/08/2019 12:33:50 PM PST · by PROCON · 28 replies
    guns.com ^ | Jan. 8, 2019 | Chris Eger
    A legal challenge to California’s controversial microstamping law that has effectively outlawed the commercial sale of new semi-auto handgun models in the state is being sent to the nation’s high court. The microstamping mandate, part of California’s Unsafe Handgun Act, was upheld by a 2-1 panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals last August in the case of Pena v. Lindley. The lawsuit’s plaintiffs — Ivan Pena, Dona Croston, Roy Vargas, and Brett Thomas — stress they are unable to buy the majority of popular new semi-auto handguns from such companies as Smith & Wesson, Ruger and Glocks...
  • 'Gun-toting hippies' greet Boulder 'assault weapons' ban with mass non-compliance

    01/03/2019 5:12:38 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 50 replies
    BOULDER, Colorado — Boulder’s newly enacted “assault weapons” ban is meeting with stiff resistance from its “gun-toting hippies,” staunch liberals who also happen to be devoted firearms owners. Only 342 “assault weapons,” or semiautomatic rifles, were certified by Boulder police before the Dec. 31 deadline, meaning there could be thousands of residents in the scenic university town of 107,000 in violation of the sweeping gun-control ordinance. ***** Semiautomatic pistols and shotguns are also included. Current owners were given until the end of the year to choose one of two options: Get rid of their semiautomatics by moving them out of...
  • Caldara: On January 1, I became a criminal in my hometown of Boulder (AR-15 Ban)

    01/02/2019 9:30:03 AM PST · by PROCON · 106 replies
    pagetwo.completecolorado.com ^ | Jan. 2, 2019 | Jon Caldara
    It’s not the intolerance of progressives that is so insulting. It is the denial of their intolerance that is so abusive.~~~~SNIP~~~~Because I own a long gun with a pistol grip and a detachable magazine, I had to the end of December to self-identify to the police, present myself for investigation and my gun for inspection, pay fees in order to receive a police-issued permission slip, all to avoid jail time, monetary penalties, and the confiscation and destruction of my gun.~~~~SNIP~~~~For publicly stating that I will not comply, my daughter has been targeted at her Boulder school, the one with posters...
  • Toronto Canada Police Union: Handgun Ban Would Have no effect on Murder Rates

    09/10/2018 5:37:35 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from the CBC Canada's leftist government is considering a complete ban on handguns, similar to the one that exists in England.  It is a precise example of the "slippery slope" that United States supporters of the Second Amendment say they wish to avoid. Canada instituted mandatory registration of handguns in 1934. In  the entire history of the Canadian handgun registration, not one case has been found where the handgun registry solved or prevented a crime of violence. In 1993, Canada outlawed about half of the handguns on the handgun registry. The police in Toronto do not believe a...
  • Dem's campaign manager quits after video shows candidate secretly backing gun ban

    07/18/2018 1:29:38 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/18/18 | Lukas Mikelionis
    The campaign manager of a Democrat seeking a U.S. House seat in upstate New York quit the campaign Tuesday, after a video showed the candidate saying she wouldn't publicly endorse a ban on certain firearms -- for fear that she’d lose the election. Mike Szustak, who since April had run the campaign of candidate Tedra Cobb, told the Watertown Daily Times that he’s no longer part of Cobb's bid to unseat Republican incumbent Elise Stefanik in New York's 21st Congressional District. The departure follows revelations that Cobb won’t publicly state that she favors banning assault rifles. The video was first...
  • Federal Court Upholds Decision to Block California’s Magazine Ban

    07/17/2018 3:58:48 PM PDT · by PROCON · 58 replies
    nraila.org ^ | July 17, 2018
    FAIRFAX, Va. -- A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit issued a ruling in the case of Duncan v. Becerra on Tuesday upholding a lower court’s decision to suspend enforcement of California’s restriction on the possession of magazines that hold 10 rounds or more. “This is a significant win for law-abiding gun owners in California,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director, National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action. “This unconstitutional law criminalizes mere possession of many standard capacity magazines and would instantly turn many law-abiding gun owners into criminals.” California Rifle and Pistol Association lawyers, with the support of the...
  • Tedra Cobb Tells Supporters She Wants ‘Assault Rifle’ Ban But ‘Cannot Say That’ in Public

    07/11/2018 10:58:16 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 30 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 10, 2018 | Stephen Gutowski
    Tedra Cobb, the Democratic candidate in New York's 21st Congressional District, told a group of teenage supporters that she supports a ban on certain firearms but won't say so publicly for fear of losing her election. "When I was at this thing today, it was the first table I was at, a woman said, ‘How do you feel about assault rifles?' And I said they should be banned," Cobb can be heard saying in the video recorded by one of the attendees. "And I said, you know, people were getting up to go, to go get their lunch because it...
  • Democrat Maryland Governor Candidate Suggests Ban on Shotguns

    07/09/2018 5:49:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Ben Jelous The Democrat governor candidate in Maryland for 2018 has implied the state's extreme gun laws do not go far enough. On MSNBC, he said the following: “We will, in the next [Maryland state] legislative session, have to have a real conversation about how we finish the job here of our assault weapons ban. But we have to go much further. Journalists were killed with a shotgun.” Here is the video on Youtube, from the Finkelblog: Link to Youtube video The active shooter in the Capital Gazzette shooting used a shotgun. Shotguns are extremely popular in the United...
  • Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield's assault weapons ban before..

    06/03/2018 8:18:16 AM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies
    chicagotribune.com ^ | June 1, 2018 | Karen Berkowitz
    Full Title: Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield's assault weapons ban before it takes effect in 2 weeksGun-rights advocacy groups are asking a Lake County Circuit Court judge to bar the village of Deerfield from enforcing its ban on assault weapons that is set to kick in June 13. The ordinance enacted April 2 by the Deerfield Village Board gives residents until June 13 to turn in any guns that fit the village’s definition of assault weapons, remove them from the village or modify the guns so they’re no longer considered assault weapons. The ordinance empowers the town’s...
  • Push to ban gun shows has long, tangled history in California

    05/28/2018 10:57:00 AM PDT · by BBell · 3 replies
    http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/ ^ | 5/27/18 | Kristina Davis
    When a Bay Area county decided to pass a law that effectively banned gun shows from its fairgrounds, it sparked one of the nation’s longest running legal battles over the right to bear arms. In the end, the county conceded and the gun shows were allowed to resume under stricter rules, leaving some of the central constitutional questions around the issue unsettled. Once again, gun shows at publicly-owned convention centers and fairgrounds are being targeted for expulsion around the state. And the legal roadmap is no less clear. History around such efforts shows a mix of outcomes, marked at times...
  • The Mathematics of Countering Tyranny

    05/15/2018 7:37:44 PM PDT · by Politically Correct · 33 replies
    The Survival Blog ^ | 15 May 2018 | JAMES WESLEY RAWLES
    Introductory Proviso: The following essay on possible gun confiscation is a purely conjectural gedankenexperiment about the future that extrapolates from recent history and current trends. Nothing herein is seditious (per 18 U.S. Code § 2384), nor a call to arms, nor a threat to our government or to any individual, agency, or group. THE COLLECTIVIST DREAM The current mass media-driven “debate” on firearms (actually more like paternalistic lecturing or chiding) seems to be leading toward greater restrictions by Congress. The collectivist gun grabbers have the dream of ignoring the Second Amendment and somehow magically removing all detachable magazine semi-auto rifles...
  • YouTube Policies on content featuring firearms

    05/11/2018 5:57:17 PM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies
    https://support.google.com/ ^ | today | me/vanity
    Policies on content featuring firearms YouTube prohibits certain kinds of content featuring firearms. Specifically, we don’t allow content that: Intends to sell firearms or certain firearms accessories through direct sales (e.g., private sales by individuals) or links to sites that sell these items. These accessories include but may not be limited to accessories that enable a firearm to simulate automatic fire or convert a firearm to automatic fire (e.g., bump stocks, gatling triggers, drop-in auto sears, conversion kits), and high capacity magazines (i.e., magazines or belts carrying more than 30 rounds). Provides instructions on manufacturing a firearm, ammunition, high capacity...
  • NJ Housing Developer Bans Guns On Rental Property

    05/10/2018 4:47:08 PM PDT · by PROCON · 49 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | May 10, 2018 | Tom Knighton
    While homeownership may be a key part of the American dream, a lot of people rent their homes. Why they do it is irrelevant. What matters is that their money is good and they are (usually) good tenants, right? It seems that’s not enough for one New Jersey outfit. They also want to tell you that you’re not allowed to own guns if you want to live in one of their properties. Another “nobody is trying to take your guns” success story. It has come to our attention that a housing development group called RPM Development Group is prohibiting their...
  • Vermont Governor Flips, Signs Massive New Gun-Control Law

    04/18/2018 3:19:39 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 81 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 12, 2018 4:25 pm | Stephen Gutowski
    In a stark reversal Vermont governor Phil Scott (R) signed a sweeping new gun-control bill into law on Wednesday.To shouts of "traitor" and "BS," Scott signed S. 55, which institutes sweeping new gun-control measures. The law bans the sale of any firearms to most adults under 21, bans the sale of rifle magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds and handgun magazines capable of holding more than 15 rounds, bans private sales of used firearms unless facilitated by a federally licensed gun dealer, and bans the sale and possession of bump-fire stocks. Anyone convicted of breaking the provisions of...
  • Vermont Gov. Caves, Signs Ban on Private Gun Sales After Campaigning on No New Gun Control

    04/18/2018 3:10:26 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Apr 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) has caved and signed a ban on private on gun sales after running a gubernatorial campaign in which he rejected the need for more gun control. The legislation banning private gun sales also bans the sale of “high capacity” magazines and bump stocks. And it raises the age for long gun purchases to 21 throughout the state. The Washington Free Beacon reports that the “high capacity” magazine ban limits rifle magazines to 10 rounds and handgun magazines to 15 rounds.Scott pointed to a foiled attack on Vermont’s Fair Haven Union High School as justification for...
  • Milwaukee native said enough is enough and turned his semi-automatic rife to Broward Co. Sheriff.

    02/19/2018 7:19:21 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 143 replies
    WISN ^ | 2/19/2018 | Ben Hutchinson
    Something needs to change,' says Milwaukee native who turned in rifle to authorities A Milwaukee native said enough is enough and turned his semi-automatic rifle into the Broward County Sheriff's Office. Ben Dickmann grew up in Milwaukee, but moved to south Florida years ago. He shared a Facebook post of a sheriff's deputy taking possession of his AR-FiveSeven, which is similar to the AR-15 that was used in the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Dickmann said only law enforcement should have guns that powerful. "Something needs to change, and it needs to change now," Dickmann said. "People have been...
  • Florida student Emma Gonzalez to lawmakers and gun advocates: 'We call BS'

    02/17/2018 7:22:38 PM PST · by Innovative · 89 replies
    CNN ^ | Feb. 17, 2018 | CNN
    Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, addressed a gun control rally on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, days after a gunman entered her school in nearby Parkland and killed 17 people. Below is a full transcript of her speech: We haven't already had a moment of silence in the House of Representatives, so I would like to have another one. Thank you. Every single person up here today, all these people should be home grieving. But instead we are up here standing together because if all our government and President can do is send thoughts and...
  • Illinois | Ban on Guns within 1,000ft of Parks are Unconstitutional

    02/09/2018 11:33:31 AM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 8 February, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    The Supreme Court of Illinois has ruled that a state ban on carrying guns within a 1,000 feet of a park is obviously unconstitutional. It is unconstitutional because it “directly implicates the core right of self-defense”. From reason.com: Yesterday the Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a state ban on carrying guns within 1,000 feet of a public park violates the constitutional right to bear arms. The decision in People v. Chairez extends the logic of prior rulings by the same court and by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit holding that Second Amendment rights exist...
  • EDITORIAL: Melrose Park cops misfire by raffling off dangerous weapon (barf alert with a snicker)

    09/19/2017 6:49:18 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 22 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 19 sept 2017
    Melrose Park police sent an appalling message over Labor Day weekend when they auctioned off an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle to raise money for their police union. EDITORIAL They apparently did not care that Melrose Park, the very town they have sworn to serve and protect, bans possession of AR-15s — semiautomatic rifles that can load magazines with multiple bullets. ADVERTISING The village bans the gun for good reason. Nobody need such a powerful weapon to protect themselves their homes or to hunt. And the guns can be exceptionally dangerous when they fall into the wrong hands. But, as Robert Herguth...