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.
Gun control laws allow some people to vent their emotions, politicians to grandstand and self-righteous people to "make a statement" — but all at the cost of other people's lives.
As a result of a social media campaign started by an airline pilot in Houston, thousands of gun owners and Second Amendment supporters rallied at their state capitols at "high noon" on Saturday to make their voices and opinions heard. The national media ignored them.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for January 20-26, 2013.
President Obama derided the Second Amendment as obsolete in his second inaugural address, claiming that “when times change, so must we” on issues like citizen gun ownership.