Okay, half-slow laughin’ Joe didn’t actually say that, but he might as well have. While defending his position this past Thursday that banning the rifles incorrectly called “assault weapons” won’t negatively impact upon Americans’ safety, he pointed out that you shouldn’t trouble yourself: shotguns would still be available — and they’re more effective, anyway.
The Internet is rife with details about the firearms Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children and 6 adults before turning a handgun on himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, but information about Lanza's medical history is scarce, breeding speculation that he may fit the profile of school shooters under the influence of antidepressant medication.
"Progressives" call gun rights advocates "delusional" for fearing that "gun registration will lead to gun confiscation," but experience, current legislation, and the admissions of anti-gun activists show those fears are well founded.
Jamie Foxx is one of a bevy of Hollywood celebrities who appear in a new video urging Washington to come up with a plan to end gun violence. But of course, like liberals everywhere, they’re talking about more controls over you and me — not what they do in their own lives.
California Senator Dianne Feinstein's bill, "The Assault Weapons Ban of 2013," is a planned overreaction to the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, and has little chance of passing into law.
After Democrats in New York rammed a sweeping assault on the right to keep and bear arms through the legislature that failed to exempt police officers from the draconian restrictions, gun owners and even some lawmakers are planning what has been dubbed potentially the largest act of civil disobedience in state history. According to news reports, gun rights activists are urging everyone to defy far-left Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new registration mandate, instead urging authorities to “come and take it.”
It should come as no surprise that the Communist Party USA's People's World, and official voices from Communist China and Russia, endorse President Obama's latest attacks on the Second Amendment.
In an article in the Kansas City Star, several law professors claim that the federal government is superior to state governments and that nullification — the right of states to refuse to enforce unconstitutional federal acts — is unconstitutional.
Utah State Representative Brian Greene has introduced the State Supremacy Firearms Act, a bill that would protect the right of Utahans to keep and bear arms.
As state governments and federal lawmakers who take their oath of office seriously work to crush the Obama administration’s proposed unconstitutional infringements on the right to keep and bear arms, a wave of county sheriffs all across the country is rising up to protect gun rights, too. Dozens of chief law enforcement officers have already pledged not to enforce new gun control, and many have even promised to actively prevent the enforcement of unconstitutional federal statutes within their jurisdictions.