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  • Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

    12/18/2018 11:00:51 AM PST · by John W · 41 replies
    Associated Press via Fort Wayne Journal Gazette ^ | December 18, 2018 | MICHAEL BALSAMO
    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March. The devices will be banned under a federal law that prohibits machine guns, according to a senior Justice Department official. Bump stocks became a focal point of the national gun control debate after they were used in October 2017 when a man opened fired from his Las Vegas hotel suite into a crowd at a country music concert below, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more in...
  • Trump administration officially bans bump stocks

    12/18/2018 8:16:12 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 209 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/18/2018 | Laura Jarrett
    The Trump administration is officially banning bump-fire stocks, senior Justice Department officials told CNN Tuesday. Under a new federal rule, those who possess the devices, commonly known as bump stocks, will get 90 days to turn them in from the date that the final rule is published in the federal register, which is likely Friday, the officials said. Bump stocks gained national attention last year after a gunman in Las Vegas rigged his weapons with the devices to fire on concertgoers, killing 58 people. President Donald Trump vowed to outlaw the devices soon after the tragedy, and some lawmakers on...
  • Gun Confiscation Begins in New Jersey

    12/17/2018 12:56:10 PM PST · by Kaslin · 103 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | December 17, 2018 | Daniel John Sobieski
    President Obama and President Trump were both right, Obama when he told us elections have consequences and Trump in his 2018 stump speech that a consequence of Democrat victories would be renewed attacks on the Second Amendment. New Jersey’s ban on high-capacity magazines has been upheld by a federal court, opening the door to door knock gun confiscation and making off-duty police officers subject to criminal prosecution. The inmates are officially running the asylum. The law, signed by Gov. Phil Murphy in June along with five other new gun laws, gave New Jersey gun owners who currently possess the magazines...
  • Dick’s Embracing Of The Left’s Gun Control Blather Was A BAD Move – Massive Shutdowns Coming

    12/16/2018 11:06:01 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 56 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 12/16/18 | Wes Walker
    Dicks serves as another warning for why people have been saying ‘Get Woke Go Broke’. Ever since going political, their sales have been kind of … limp. Just as the now-infamous school shooting in Florida was beginning its transition from “Horrific Crime against the Defenseless” to “Vehicle of the Left’s Political Agenda” Dick’s Sporting Goods made a decision. Dick’s Sporting Goods made the decision to blame the tool rather than the killer or the many layers of protection that WOULD have disqualified the young killer from owning firearms in the first place. Did kissing the activists’ ring help or hurt...
  • Rep. Ted Lieu forced to delete ‘CREEPY AND INAPPROPRIATE’ tweet to Kyle Kashuv

    04/16/2018 8:31:13 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 34 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 3/15/18 | Greg P
    Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) was forced to delete a tweet on Sunday where he invited Parkland survivor Kyle Kashuv to come out to California and get high on marijuana once he’s 21:
  • Democratic gains raise odds for gun control in Minnesota

    12/16/2018 7:57:43 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 41 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 12/16/18 | AP
    A shift in the balance of power at the state Capitol has boosted the odds of lawmakers passing bills to reduce gun violence during the upcoming legislative session. The Democratic takeover of the Minnesota House includes so many freshmen who support tougher gun laws that staunch gun control opponents now consider the chamber to be hostile territory. The Senate, where the GOP maintains a one-vote majority, remains a question mark, though the chamber's top Republican, Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, has signaled "some openness" to discussing gun proposals that got blocked in previous sessions . Sen. Ron Latz, a...
  • Venezuelans Now Regret Giving Up Their Guns – This is What Happens to a Disarmed Populace

    12/16/2018 11:56:37 AM PST · by Politically Correct · 63 replies
    The Truth About guns ^ | 16 Dec. 2018 | LUIS VALDES
    In 2012, Venezuela’s dictator-for-life President Hugo Chavez had his rubber stamp legislature pass the Control of Arms, Munitions and Disarmament Law. The public generally supported it at the time. The law stripped law-abiding Venezuelans of every firearm and round of ammunition they could legally own. As the country and its citizens have increasingly benefitted from the wonders of Bolivarian socialism, it appears that the public now regrets their support for total civilian disarmament. “Guns would have served as a vital pillar to remaining a free people, or at least able to put up a fight,” Javier Vanegas, 28, a Venezuelan...
  • Alyssa Milano Unleashes Profane Yuletide Attack on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

    12/16/2018 10:02:14 AM PST · by rktman · 43 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 12/16/2018 | Christian Toto
    Hollywood despises President Donald Trump for dozens of reasons, but one stands out. He’s too crude and rude to be our commander in chief. Tinsel Town has a point. While Trump’s admirers relish his pugnacious spirit, only the most ardent Trump Train passengers cheer his worst rhetoric. So why can’t Hollywood stop upping the ante on it? How can we forget Robert De Niro, one of the greatest actors of his generation, crying “F-word Trump” at the last Tony Awards? It doesn’t get more crude than that. Even Hollywood’s “activists” embrace profanity to smite the commander in chief. Kathy Griffin...
  • NBC Hypes Calls for Gun Sale Waiting Period to Prevent Suicide

    12/16/2018 8:28:27 AM PST · by rktman · 61 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 12/15/2018 | Brad Wilmouth
    Saturday's Today show on NBC spent almost two minutes highlighting an obituary for a suicide victim in Vermont that is part of an effort to encourage new laws that would require a 24-hour waiting period before purchasing a gun ..... Co-host Sheinelle Jones set up the segment by recalling that the CDC recently reported that the number of gun-related deaths per year is at the highest level in about 40 years. Co-host Peter Alexander then added: "This morning, an obituary for a young man who took his own life is going viral, his parents now calling for stricter gun control...
  • Million Plus NJ Gun Owners Defy State Law, Refuse to Turn Over Banned Gun Mags

    12/16/2018 9:14:36 AM PST · by PROCON · 88 replies
    ammoland.com ^ | Dec. 14, 2018 | John Crump
    OpinionOver one million New Jersey Gun owners defy Governor Murphy's gun magazine ban & turn in demands of what some estimate is easily more than ten million now illegal standard capacity gun mags. New Jersey –-(Ammoland.com)- New Jersey's standard capacity magazine ban is now in effect making New Jersey's one million gun owners criminals in the eyes of the state. But in an act of mass definace, New Jersey residents refuse to comply. Any magazine holding more than ten rounds is now illegal in the Garden State. The standard magazine for an AR-15 holds 30 rounds. Glock 19s, which is...
  • Steve Chapman: The surprising truth about 'gun deaths'

    12/16/2018 7:05:58 AM PST · by rellimpank · 30 replies
    madison,com ^ | 16 dec 21018 | Steve Chapman
    “Gun deaths in US reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveal,” blared Thursday’s headline on CNN.com. A press release from Everytown for Gun Safety noted that “39,773 people were killed by gun violence in 2017 — approximately 1,100 more than were killed by motor vehicle accidents.” The picture these announcements evoke is of mass shootings and random gun crimes that pose a mortal danger to every American. But that image is not quite accurate. The number of homicides actually declined last year — and is believed to have fallen again this year. Our streets have gotten safer....
  • Oh, Brother: Obama Compares JFK, MLK Murders to Vegas, Thousand Oaks Mass Shootings

    12/15/2018 5:24:19 PM PST · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 15, 2018 | Beth Baumann
    Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday was presented with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award, which celebrates leaders “who have demonstrated a commitment to social change," the Associated Press reported. “I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but I’ve been on this hope kick for a while now. Even ran a couple of campaigns on it. Thank you for officially validating my hope credentials,” Obama said during his acceptance speech. “If we summon our best selves, we can inspire others to do the same. It’s easy to succumb to cynicism, the notion that hope is a...
  • Obama-Loving Country Music Star Tim McGraw Partners with Terror-Sponsoring Communists

    12/15/2018 1:46:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 15, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    Don’t get me wrong, amigos. The “mainstream media” does not label gun-control-loving Tim Mc Graw’s upcoming tour in the same manner as does this column. Instead we read stuff like this:  “Tim McGraw to perform in (totalitarian) Cuba-- McGraw’s 2019 Memorial Day Weekend trek, dubbed “One of Those Havana Nights.”..The McGraw trip offers lodging in ocean-view rooms at (totalitarian) Havana’s upscale Meliá Hotel, where a box of cigars and a bottle of rum will await each traveler. The all-inclusive tour is designed to make foreigners' typical Havana dreams come true, featuring a ride around (totalitarian) Havana in a classic American...
  • Federal Prison Reform Comes Right Out of Sen. Kennedy’s Playbook

    12/15/2018 10:20:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 15, 2018 | Pastor Darrel Scott
    Since the start of the Trump administration, the calls to reform America’s outdated prison and sentencing policies have grown into a massive chorus that transcends partisanship, race, and class. Thanks to President Trump’s leadership and willingness to work with elected officials across the political spectrum, we are closer than ever to passing new policies that will equip inmates with the skills necessary to enter the workforce while also ensuring our communities remain safe. This can be the most significant legislation for minorities since the 1964 civil rights bill Federal prison reform comes right out of Sen. Kennedy’s playbook Of course,...
  • Venezuelans regret gun ban, 'a declaration of war against an unarmed population'

    12/14/2018 11:35:13 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-14-2018 | Holly McKay
    As Venezuela continues to crumble under the socialist dictatorship of President Nicolas Maduro, some are expressing words of warning – and resentment – against a six-year-old gun control bill that stripped citizens of their weapons. “Guns would have served as a vital pillar to remaining a free people, or at least able to put up a fight,” Javier Vanegas, 28, a Venezuelan teacher of English now exiled in Ecuador, told Fox News. “The government security forces, at the beginning of this debacle, knew they had no real opposition to their force. Once things were this bad, it was a clear...
  • New Boulder, Colorado AR-15 law seen as TEST for nationwide gun registration

    12/13/2018 12:46:53 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 71 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 12/13/18 | USA Features
    Unconstitutional: Whenever we see the Left moving to implement a new rule or law governing the use, handling, or ownership of firearms we are reminded of the very simple language of the Second Amendment, which reads in full: A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Liberal and conservative scholars and lawmakers have debated the meaning of “militia” and whether or not the founders meant that the Second Amendment applied only to organized state military forces. But others have noted that based...
  • New Jersey Assaults the First and Second Amendments

    12/12/2018 10:55:48 AM PST · by lowbridge · 9 replies
    townhall.com ^ | December 12, 2018 | Bob Barr
    You can still rant in New Jersey about Donald Trump, or call conservatives any manner of vile names.  But, if you try to communicate online about certain firearms matters, Bingo!  The “Garden State” authorities will come after you for daring to provide instructions for readers to learn how to print plans for a 3-D firearm. This is not about criminalizing the possession of such an instrument (New Jersey competes with its older brother in making it extremely difficult to legally own a firearm at all).  The new law makes it illegal to even communicate how to print one. Insidiously, New...
  • Dick’s May Have To Close Stores Due To Anti-Gun Decisions

    12/11/2018 2:19:50 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 58 replies
    Bearing Arms.com ^ | 12/7/2018 | Tom Knighton
    I’ve written more about Dick’s Sporting Goods in 2018 than I ever thought I would. When the year started, we thought the company would have gotten the message that taking anti-gun stances wasn’t conducive to profits, but it didn’t. So Dick’s doubled down after Parkland and purged the rest of the AR-15s from its stores and then instituted a discriminatory policy against legal adults. And it’s biting it right in the kiester, too. In remarks made to the Goldman Sachs Retailing Conference and first reported by the Washington Free Beacon, CEO Edward Stack explained that the 3.9 percent decline in...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Mueller Is Being Criminally Investigated And Jerome Corsi Knew About The Case

    11/26/2018 7:22:00 PM PST · by bitt · 23 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 11/26/2018 | PATRICK HOWLEY
    Special counsel and former FBI director Robert Mueller is accused of framing a man on gun charges — a case that is officially under investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI). Writer Jerome Corsi, who rejected Mueller’s plea deal in the Russia collusion case but is still under Mueller’s microscope, actually knew about the case in question years ago, before the criminal investigation opened in Tennessee. Mueller as FBI director was accused of working with a blogger who wears a hammer and sickle Communist hat to build the law enforcement presence that led to the man’s arrest on gun...
  • DA Gascón carried guns on planes, then whistle-blower was fired, suit says

    12/09/2018 1:06:00 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 35 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 9, 2018 | Matier & Ross
    A former senior investigator says he was fired for blowing the whistle on his boss, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón, who he alleged carried a gun while flying — in violation of federal law.