A controversial state gun-confiscation program in California, which relies on weapons registration records to seize legal firearms from individuals deemed to be “prohibited” by politicians, is now being touted by officials, lawmakers, and anti-gun rights zealots.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz's question to California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Second Amendment in a March 14 hearing forced MSNBC hosts into conniptions, with Joe Scarborough saying that Cruz had made “willfully ignorant” statements and Rachel Maddow claiming Cruz had been “patronizing” to Feinstein as a woman.
An exchange between Senators Ted Cruz and Diane Feinstein about the latter's gun control bill presented an opportunity for all to learn an important lesson about the Constitution and the rights of the people including the right to keep and bear arms.
By a party line vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senator Dianne Feinstein's "assault weapons" ban on Thursday.
By a vote of 94-29, the Kansas House of Representatives approved House Bill 2199, the Second Amendment Protection Act, which would nullify any new federal restrictions — passed either by Congress, presidential executive order, agency order, rule, or regulation — on firearms, magazines, and ammunition.
The Missouri Department of Revenue is reportedly using grant money from the Department of Homeland Security to create and share a database of citizen information.
Using a "truth serum" to determine whether or not the Aurora, Colorado shooter James Holmes was sane or not at the time of the shooting is more likely to obfuscate and delay the trial rather than clarify and expedite it.
With the passage of House Bill 302 (HB 302), Montana is now moving toward being the first state in the country to approve a nullification bill prohibiting the enforcement of a potential federal ban on semiautomatic firearms and large-capacity magazines within its borders.
Following widespread national media attention, outrage continues to grow surrounding the controversial suspension of a 16-year-old Florida student who reportedly helped disarm a gunman on a school bus, potentially saving at least one life. School officials dispute those reports. Now, however, a national youth-rights organization has officially become involved in the case to advocate on behalf of the suspended teen and have his permanent record cleared. Members of the local community have also rallied to the cause.
The scorn and charges of hypocrisy heaped on Mark Kelly because he purchased an AR-15 for himself while promoting restrictions on others miss the point: His arguments that somehow placing more restrictions on law-abiding citizens will keep weapons out of the hands of criminals are demonstrably false.